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Stories from Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Veteran has view of the here and now (11/12/08)
Appreciation and hope were at the crux of the message from the American Legion's featured speaker yesterday on the east steps of the Marshall County Courthouse where this community marks Veterans Day every year. "We appreciate the honor to veterans," said Thomas A. "Drew" Davidson who joined the U.S. Army during the Berlin Wall Crisis, "but we hope that the young people of our country still have the fire in their belly to defend our country."...
Beer dispute spills over to window signs (11/12/08)
As Lewisburg's City Council is to consider changing the law on when restaurants must be open if they sell beer, another aspect of that law is challenged by one of the restaurant owners ensnared by the law on hours. "If you enforce one, you ought to enforce all of the laws," said Leonard Malone, the proprietor of Leonard's Outer Edge, a steak and burger restaurant on Legion Avenue that offers beer, food and entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights only...
MCEA, board differ over pay increase (11/12/08)
Pay and insurance were negotiated Monday by the Board of Education and the Marshall County Education Association, but no agreement was reached. The full school board will be updated on the progress of negotiations at their November meeting tomorrow night by Craig Michael, the team leader for the board...
Sanford closing; 355 jobs to be lost (11/12/08)
Nearly all of the 355 jobs at Sanford's pencil factory here will be gone and the plant will be up for sale within a year, officials said Tuesday morning. "We're all devastated by this and our feelings go out to the employees and their families who will be affected by this," Marshall County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett said...
Chairman now assistant in training (11/12/08)
The chairman of the Board of Directors at Lewisburg's Water and Wastewater Department resigned last month and was hired by the utility's superintendent who named him as the system's assistant superintendent in training. Former Board Chairman Pepper Biggers is in training to succeed the utility's assistant superintendent, Kenneth Carr, who's been dubbed Superintendent Larry Jones' heir apparent since Jones' announced his retirement effective Jan. 1...
CMS teams finish third in tournament (11/12/08)
CMS Lady Bulldogs Finish Third in CABC Tournament By Louis G. Scheuchenzuber Coming off a 41-27 loss to Middle Tennessee Christian two days earlier, the Cornersville Middle School Lady Bulldogs (4-1) rebounded with a strong performance on Saturday night, as they pounded Columbia Academy 47-20 in the consolation finals of the Cornersville Athletic Booster Club Tournament...
A year later, man finds his money (11/12/08)
On Monday, Nov. 10, Anthony Garza of Lewisburg finally got his money back, almost a year after losing his wallet "in the middle of nowhere." In a story The Tribune told in its April 30 edition, Garza lost his wallet in November 2007, while he was out riding four-wheelers with friends. Blake Fralix who was helping his dad clear brush on land leased for hunting found it five months later...
Tigers bounced from playoffs (11/12/08)
The Marshall County Tigers (8-3) made a surprisingly early exit from the postseason Friday night when they went on the road and suffered a gut wrenching 24-20 loss to the Lexington Big Red Tigers (7-4) in the first round of the TSSAA playoffs. Although Lexington finished second in Region 6-AAA, MCHS came into the contest as the favorite after the Big Red Tigers posted a pedestrian 6-4 record during the regular season, which included a 41-0 shellacking at the hands of arch rival Jackson South Side seven days earlier.. ...
Cornersville duo wins sportsmanship awards (11/12/08)
Cornersville athletic director Spencer Mitchell, along with mens basketball coach Adrian Wilson were presented with the A. F. Bridges Athletic District 6 sportsmanship awards at the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association's (TSSAA) regional meting at Hunters Lane High School on Nov. 6...
Obituaries (11/12/08)
Obits for 12 Nov Jean Waters Jean Waters, 64, of Shelbyville, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Mrs. Waters was a native of Bedford County. She was a retired certified nursing assistant at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center in Shelbyville...