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Stories from Wednesday, October 29, 2008

County calling all audtiors (10/29/08)
A request for proposals is being issued this week by Marshall County's Office of Accounts and Budget for engineers and accountants to compete for a contract that's to have trash and money audited. An audit of Cedar Ridge Landfill should be conducted to make sure the county is getting the host fee it deserves under a contract with Waste Management Inc. The so-called RFP is being issued in accordance with directions from two committees of the County Commission...
Dairyman appointed to Commission (10/29/08)
A New Columbia Highway dairy farmer was appointed to the Marshall County Commission on Monday night by commissioners who smiled knowingly after he was sworn-in. Tony White, 60, accepted congratulations and "condolences" from County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett who administered White's oath of office to succeed Commissioner Joe B. Brandon who resigned recently...
Ambulance station construction contract awarded (10/29/08)
A Shelbyville businessman has been awarded the construction contract to build a new ambulance station in Chapel Hill. J.R. Warren's bid of $297,716 was the lowest of four offers received by Marshall County officials who sought refined responses from four of the original 12 bidders last month...
Guilty
 verdict 
issued for 
telephone 
harassment (10/29/08)
A Marshal County jury convicted a Lewisburg man on Monday for harassing a woman while she was working at a South Ellington Parkway grocery last year.
Deliberations took 12 minutes to return a guilty verdict against Ricky Eugene Scoville, 22, of Salem Road on telephone harassment charges filed by Marshall County Sheriff's Detective Capt. Norman Dalton in September last year...
Grand jury issues short list (10/29/08)
Seven people were indicted by the Marshal County Grand Jury on charges including theft, drug dealing and repeated violations of motor vehicle laws. "We had a relatively small number of cases to present" District Attorney Chuck Crawford said a few hours after indictments were presented to Judge Robert Crigler...
Errant inmate's time increased to 20 years (10/29/08)
A self-described cancer patient was in Marshall County Circuit Court last week when he received more prison time in connection with two drug cases because he jumped bond after being allowed to put his affairs in order before going to jail. Raymond Edward Poindexter, 59, whose most recent address would appear to be the Northwest Correctional Complex in Tiptonville, Tenn., had sold crack cocaine to a confidential informant in 2002, according to documents in one of his local case files...
Trip to store becomes trip to jail for three local (10/29/08)
Two Lewisburg residents and a man from Chapel Hill were arrested on alcohol-related charges in Lewisburg on Friday night. Officer Amanda Newcomb's report states that while she was stopped at the traffic light at the intersection of 5th Avenue and West Commerce at about 11 p.m., she noticed a white Cadillac parked in front of the West Side Liquor Store...
Gov. Bredesen announces recycling equipment grant (10/29/08)
NASHVILLE -- Lewisburg has been awarded one of 19 recycling equipment grants being issued to help reduce the stream of waste to landfills across Tennessee. Together, the grants total more than $417,000, according to an announcement issued Monday by Gov. Phil Bredesen and Jim Fyke, the state commissioner of environment and conservation...
Recycling bins relocated (10/29/08)
Recycling bins for disposal of paper, plastic and metals have been moved from near Lewisburg's Public Works Garage to the back lot of Walgreen's pharmacy at Ellington Parkway and Nashville Highway. "I'm glad the recycling bins are available 24-hours a day now," Barbara Woods, a recycling program volunteer who noted the difference between the old location where the bins were behind a locked fence and available only at certain times each week...
M.C. custodial, HVAC contract urged (10/29/08)
A five-year, $167,700 contract for building maintenance and three new heating, ventilation and cooling units for two buildings owned by Marshall County was recommended by the county's Building Committee last week. Two of the HVAC units are to be installed at the West Commerce Street offices of the Marshall County Board of Public Utilities, according to committee discussion on Thursday. The third unit is for the county jail on First Avenue...
Rockets run over Vikings for homecoming win (10/29/08)
The Forrest Rockets did what needed to be done, beating Community 34-20 in a game that did not have any playoff implications attached to it, but there were plenty of reasons to win. Attaining a homecoming night victory is always important to the Rockets, and they did that...
David Lipscomb Hands Tigers First Loss of the Season (10/29/08)
The Marshall County Tigers (8-1, 5-1 Region) suffered their first loss of the season Friday night when defending Class 3A state champ David Lipscomb (9-0, 6-0 Region) defeated MCHS 38-14 at Preston Hopkins Field on the strength of a dominant second half performance...
Limu strikes gold with Gaines (10/29/08)
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines' appearance at the Rec Center in Lewisburg Thursday night, representing the Limu Company turned out to be much more than a simple product pitch for the health drink firm, who struck their own gold when they signed the inspirational swimmer...
Watkins, Fears lead Forrest to state championship threshold (10/29/08)
Forrest High School has made a name for itself in the state's athletic arenas, winning three state championships over the past three years, beginning with their first in 2006 when the Lady Rockets re-arranged the prep basketball map with their incredible journey, beating powerhouse Jackson County in overtime to bring the Gold Ball to Chapel Hill...