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Stories from Wednesday, November 19, 2008

BULLETIN: Council OKs landfill by 4-1 vote (11/19/08)
Lewisburg City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday evening to let Waste Management Inc. continue its application with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation for the expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill. If the state approves the expansion, the landfill may continue to operate for about seven years, a Waste Management official said. Without state approval, the landfill will be full by December 2009...
Police officer nearly run down (11/19/08)
A Lewisburg police officer had to jump out of the way to avoid injury this weekend when a suspect reversed his vehicle towards her. Arrested and charged with aggravated assault on a police officer and evading arrest was 41-year-old Domingo Jimenez Gomez of Woodlawn Ave., Lewisburg...
Baseball equipment stolen (11/19/08)
Marshall County's young baseball players were robbed of equipment stored in the Babe Ruth Building over the weekend. Food and a camera were also taken. Officer Kevin Clark was dispatched to the Babe Ruth Field about 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, in reference to a burglary. ...
Cook sentenced to life in prison (11/19/08)
SHELBYVILLE - A woman convicted in the shooting death of a former Marshall County man has been sentenced to life in prison for first-degree murder, plus 20 years for conspiracy to commit the murder. Those two terms are to be served at the same time, according to the order issued by Judge Robert Crigler on Monday when Assistant District Attorney Eddie Barnard said Ashley Mai Cook "should be put away from society forever."...
Countywide Crime Stoppers organization starts (11/19/08)
Law enforcement agencies in Marshall County have joined forces with the media, businessmen and women to create a Crime Stoppers organization with a reward schedule to attract information and public support to solve crime. While all the municipal police departments are participating, the two coordinators are Lewisburg Police Lt. Rebekah Mitchell and Marshall County Sheriff's Detective Capt. Norman Dalton who explained the program Friday when the Crime Stoppers tip line was first published...
Selective shopping more popular (11/19/08)
With the current economic down turn, business is up at Goodwill stores in Middle Tennessee as well as warehouse and so-called seconds shops like S&D in Lewisburg. Shopping "more now" at Goodwill with his mom was Joshua Buttram, 11, of Richardson Road. His mother, Wendy Buttram, works at CosmoLab where pay cuts were imposed recently for the second time in two years...
Buses won't run on half-days (11/19/08)
School buses will definitely not run on abbreviated school days, the School Board confirmed at its November meeting last Thursday. "How are we handling the abbreviated days?" asked board member Mark Wilkerson as the transportation committee concluded its report...
More speak against landfill (11/19/08)
Look for a bulletin on the outcome of Tuesday night's City Council vote. By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer More people spoke against expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill than those who spoke for its proposed expansion, according to an independent count at the City Council hearing on the request Monday night...
Busts of war veterans unveiled (11/19/08)
The busts of Staff Sgt. Todd E. Nunes and Sgt. David Hierholzer were unveiled at a moving ceremony Saturday morning in the auditorium of Marshall County High School. The bust of Staff Sgt. Marcus A. Golczynski is already on display in the library at MCHS, having been unveiled earlier this year...
CMS splits with Harris (11/19/08)
Cornersville Middle School hosted Shelbyville's Harris Middle School Thursday evening, coming away with a hard earned split. The Lady Bulldogs knew they were in for a tough battle versus the Eaglettes, always the prominent feeder school to the storied high school program that has won a record 12 state championships...
Tigers fear no one, stalk region crown (11/19/08)
Jason Tigert, in his third year as head coach of the Marshall County High School Tigers set his team loose to burn the cords from long range last season and the Tigers went crazy, shell shocking their opponents with double figures in 3's in many of their games...
Obituaries (11/19/08)
John Douglas Rogers John Douglas Rogers, 87, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Rogers was a native of Marshall County. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and flew 35 missions with the 839th Bomb Squadron. ...