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Stories from Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Solid waste director refutes landfill foe (10/08/08)
Marshall County's solid waste director has refuted a statement made last month by an opponent of landfill development and expansion about inspection of property at Cornersville. The statement by Larry Pefferly, an associate of the Tri-County Environmental Association, "is not accurate," Solid Waste Director Morgan Thomas told the County Commission's Solid Waste Committee when it met last week...
Fifth graders get a taste of life during Civil War (10/08/08)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Marshall County 5th graders were able to study history as presented by Civil War re-enactors 10 days ago when they visited the 19th Alabama Infantry and Civilian Corps at their camp at historic Lairdland Farm House, south of Cornersville...
Budget padding targeted (10/08/08)
County offices shouldn't be able to spend money appropriated for one thing and buy something else, according to a Thursday night discussion among several Marshall County commissioners. "This padding is becoming a problem in some areas," County Commission Chairwoman Mary Ann Neill told her fellow Budget Committee members who indicated support for a policy change to prevent it. "I'm not saying everybody does it."...
CKNA opens health clinic (10/08/08)
A Lewisburg factory took a big step toward long-term employee health on Monday. CalsonicKansei North America Inc., the successors to Kantus at the factory on Garrett Parkway, Lewisburg, held a ribbon cutting, lunch, and health fair to celebrate the opening of their new CKNA Employee Health Clinic...
Shofner nominated to succeed Bowles (10/08/08)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A Shelbyville-based lawyer may become Marshall County's next county attorney, according to the chairman of the county's Nominating Committee. Ginger Shofner of Bobo, Hunt and White, was nominated Thursday to succeed County Attorney Lee Bowles, whose contract expires on Oct. 31, County Commissioner Don Ledford has announced...
Ambulance station closed due to mold (10/08/08)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer The ambulance station on Mooresville Highway was closed last month by the Marshall County Emergency Medical Services director because employees' health was threatened by mold growing in the building. "It'll burn your eyes," Director James Whorley told the Marshall County Commission's EMS Committee on Thursday evening. "We've got water in the trunk lines of the central unit, water in the vents, and there's mold."...
Landfill renews free disposal offer (10/08/08)
Waste Management Inc. has renewed its offer of free garbage disposal for Lewisburg's collections in exchange for a City Council vote to relinquish authority over expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill. For the full story, see Wednesday's Tribune.
Business set to reinvest $5.5 million (10/08/08)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A homegrown Lewisburg business is investing another $5.5 million to better serve customers, thereby increasing capital assets by nearly half, according to the chief executive officer who cites 110-year-old roots for his family business...
Forrest suffers another heartbreaking loss (10/08/08)
By Anthony S. Puca Staff Writer For the second consecutive Friday night, the Forrest Rockets suffered a heartbreaking loss in the waning moments when it seemed like they were poised to take a major step towards the TSSAA playoffs by defeating a ranked team and region rival...
Tigers tame Cubs to remain undefeated (10/08/08)
The Marshall County Tigers took the long trip to Cheatham County Friday night and escaped a 28-21 winner to stay undefeated at 5-0 and remain in a first place tie with David Lipscomb and Giles County in Region 5/AAA. The game was a closer than expected battle and tied at 21-21 with 2:37 remaining when the Tigers took the lead on a 2-yard touchdown run by Justin Braden...
Cashion, Shultz give it their all at state tournament (10/08/08)
Anyone who plays the game knows that golf can be a humbling experience, but many life lessons can be learned in the process. How to deal with adversity in a manner that makes others proud of your demeanor when a ticking time bomb inside you is ready to explode outwardly and you learn to hold it inside and push forward to the end, for your school, for your family, and for yourself is hard...