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Stories from Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Edulog hailed as cost-saver (10/22/08)
The nation's leading software for planning school bus routes, and much more, is on its way to Marshall County. Technology director Suzanne Ingram says Edulog software is used by most of the neighboring counties, and by school systems across the country. She worked in Maury County when they implemented the Edulog software and says, "It's a neat program."...
County mulls trash proposals from consultants (10/22/08)
Marshall County's Solid Waste Committee is mulling over information gathered Monday night from four Middle Tennessee engineering companies that want a contract to develop plans on what to do with area residents' trash. Committee Chairman Don Ledford asked the panelists to return to the Courthouse Annex on Nov. 10 when they should rank their top three contenders for a contract that may be worth up to $34,500, but could affect everybody in the county forever...
Collision with tree leads to multiple charges (10/22/08)
A Marshall County driver was arrested early Saturday afternoon on several charges, soon after his vehicle struck a tree on Kenny Nelson Road west of Chapel Hill. In one of his affidavits of complaint against Matthew C. Eggleston, 27, of Lunns Store Road, Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Lindsey Cook wrote, "He did strike a tree, causing damage to his vehicle. He then left the scene, continuing on to Chunn Road where his vehicle could not go any further."...
Centerstone seeks tax break (10/22/08)
A non-profit mental health organization is asking Lewisburg and Marshall County to grant a property tax break for its office and 12 apartments on New Columbia Highway. If granted, the housing units for people in a state program would be subject to annual payments that are two-fifths of what's being paid in property taxes, according to City Manager Eddie Fuller...
Downtown building fetches $8,000 (10/22/08)
"I can't resist an auction," said Bruce McLay, who had just bought a corner building on Lewisburg's public square for $8,000. McLay was in town from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, to visit his son Brent who owns Saddle Creek Golf Club. They went to the auction Saturday morning and McLay bought the building at 101 1st Ave. S...
Olympian to visit Lewisburg (10/22/08)
Rowdy Gaines, three-time swimming gold medalist at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, will be coming to the Lewisburg Recreation Center on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. Besides his three Olympic Gold medals, Gaines' other accomplishments include being a member of the Olympic Hall of Fame and the International Swimming Hall of Fame...
Process approved for $15M plant expansion (10/22/08)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Another step has been taken toward increasing the capacity of Lewisburg's sewage treatment plant with the approval of a sludge processing plan that would have the stuff transformed into fertilizer. Treatment plant expansion may cost $15 million and include a holding tank built on land recently bought by the city. The tank will regulate flow to the plant that will still have two end products: liquid effluent that's drained away; and bio-solids...
Forrest stays alive with win at Clarksville Academy (10/22/08)
The Forrest Rockets played old fashioned smash mouth football Friday night in Clarksville, escaping with a hard fought 28-21 victory, keeping them in the thick of the Region 5/A playoff chase. Forrest amassed 466 yards on the ground on 46 carries, a testament to the great play by the offensive line...
Marshall County goes to 8-0 (10/22/08)
With their two biggest tests of the season coming up, the Marshall County Tigers (8-0, 5-0 Region) passed another pop quiz Friday night when they defeated the Spring Hill Raiders 44-28 at Preston Hopkins Field. MCHS actually trailed 14-7 midway through the second quarter, but Spring Hill (1-7, 1-4 Region) gift wrapped a safety for the Tigers on a botched punt attempt that seemed to completely swing the momentum of the game and cut the deficit to 14-9...
Obituaries (10/22/08)
William Ronnie Hart William Ronnie Hart, 49, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2008, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Hart was born in Florence, Ala. and was employed with the Marshall County School System in I.T. Networking. He was a member of the Baptist Church...