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Stories from Friday, October 10, 2008

Goat Fest fascinates people, animals (10/10/08)
People will still outnumber goats this weekend in Lewisburg where the Sixth Annual Goats, Music and More Festival starts this morning, continues tomorrow and has an unprecedented third day. And while Grammy Award winner Delbert McClinton is the featured act at 7 tonight, Pat Taylor, one of the festival's goat show gurus, says "A lot of the goat exhibitors we have this time are new to this show, so Lewisburg is getting known."...
Pulaski man arrested on DUI, drug charges (10/10/08)
A Marshall County Sheriff's deputy arrested a Giles County man in the predawn hours of Monday after a chase on Ellington Parkway where speeds exceeded 80 mph. Public records at the Sheriff's Department tell that story and reveal the following details...
Utility protecting customers (10/10/08)
Marshall County's Board of Public Utilities on Wednesday took steps to protect its customers from identity theft and made personnel decisions. New computer software has been obtained by the MCBPU to be in compliance with Federal Trade Commission regulations that took effect on Jan. 1 for utilities, the utility's office manager, Gayle Shaneyfelt, said...
Centralized budgeting gets mixed reviews (10/10/08)
The prospect of reorganizing Marshall County's money management is seen as a way to save money by some county commissioners while others see no advantage in change, according to three commissioners' comments on Wednesday. Doug Bodary of the University of Tennessee's County Technical Assistance Service explained the various systems as permitted by the state Legislature. His presentation was the subject of a non-voting workshop for commissioners on Tuesday night...
How Clyde became a public official (10/10/08)
Now the story can be told. Years ago, in another county, I asked the mayor how Clyde became a member of one of the town's advisory panels. Howard swore me to secrecy to spare the man and his family any embarrassment. Howard's not been with us for more than a decade. His appointee was about a decade older than Howard when he told me the story...
Jumps by Fuzzy moving to county (10/10/08)
CHAPEL HILL -- A Franklin business will be moving to Chapel Hill if the town annexes nearly 22 acres and a property sale is consummated as anticipated. William L. "Fuzzy" Mayo, 59, of Thompson's Station, proprietor of Jumps By Fuzzy Inc., has been building portable horse jumps and stalls for 39 years. Mayo builds, rents, sets up and stores such equipment used at major hose shows across the country...
Catalpa (10/10/08)
Catalpa News Greetings: October Fest was a great day last Saturday and this weekend will be another great day for Lewisburg - Rock Creek Park's Goat Festival will be enjoyed by many people. I do not have any material on the Goat Festival but Wednesday and Friday the local papers will come alive with lots of information about this popular event...
Village Manor has new administrator (10/10/08)
Village Manor, an assisted living facility in Lewisburg, has a new administrator. She's Darlene Hill and she's been managing Village Manor since Sept. 22. Hill has lived in Marshall County nearly all her life. She says she looks forward to becoming the "face that goes along with Village Manor."...
Lady Rockets clinch home field (10/10/08)
The Forrest Lady Rockets' senior class had a mission Monday night in Chapel Hill, clinch home field for the first round of the District 11A/AA Tournament and play at least one more match on their home pitch. The mission was a success, coming in the form of a 4-1 win over the Cascade Lady Champions, the only team that could have spoiled the home cooking for the Lady Rockets...
Win now, play later (10/10/08)
Coaches, players, fans, pundits, and predictors like to talk about playing one game at a time and let the rest of what you cannot worry about, fall into place. Easy to say, but not always so easy to accept when the pressure is on to achieve the goal of capturing a coveted spot in the TSSAA football playoffs...
Obituaries (10/10/08)
John Emory Hughey John Emory Hughey, 69, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Hughey was a native of Wichita Falls, Texas. He was vice president of engineering with Clarage Fan Company in Pulaski. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Wiley and Marie Bale Hughey...