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Stories from Friday, November 21, 2008

Red Cross hosts 'Christmas Village' (11/21/08)
CHRISTMAS VILLAGE 112108 By Karen Hall Staff Reporter Saturday, the Marshall County chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting "Christmas Village" at the National Guard Armory from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This will be an excellent opportunity to start Christmas shopping while keeping your money in the community and supporting your friends and neighbors...
Landfill expansion request sent to state regulators (11/21/08)
State officials may resume their consideration of Waste Management Inc.'s request for permission to expand trash burial at Cedar Ridge Landfill now that Lewisburg's City Council has decided that company plans meet certain standards. "If the state approves the application, then the city would get free dumping," Waste Management Landfill Development Director Glen Youngblood said after the Council's Tuesday vote that followed questions from Councilwoman Quinn Brandon...
Sanford's new ink plant might have been here (11/21/08)
Lewisburg was a prospective location for the ink factory Sanford Corp. plans to build in Manchester, according to City Hall leaders here. "We were told to look for 50-60 acres for them to build their new ink factory," says Terry Wallace, the industrial development director for Lewisburg...
20-year terms handed down in scalding case (11/21/08)
A Marshall County couple pleaded guilty Wednesday of aggravated child abuse in connection with the scalding of a 3-year-old boy who was placed in a bathtub with hot water about three inches deep, officials said. The boy's mother, Linda May Rowell, 27, and her boyfriend, Hilario Perez, 25, were sentenced to 20 years in state prison, by Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler who noted they've been in the Marshall County Jail for 366 days...
School Board member charged with DUI (11/21/08)
A former Marshall County commissioner, who's now on the School Board, was arrested Sunday and charged with driving under the influence and refusing to take a blood alcohol test, public records state. Mark Edward Wilkerson, 43, of Caney Creek Lane, Chapel Hill, was reportedly driving a white 2002 Cadillac Deville in an erratic manner on U.S. Highway 431 (Franklin Pike) at about 1 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, records show...
Worker education counters Sanford displacement (11/21/08)
As Lewisburg's mayor advocates better education to insulate workers from plant closings, comments from some former Sanford employees tend to substantiate the point. "The day is over when you can drop out of high school and get a factory job and stay there all your life," Mayor Bob Phillips said in response to the "emotional closing" of Sanford's pencil factory...
School board studies policies (11/21/08)
The school board decided to ask for further consideration of some of the policies recommended to them for approval at their November meeting last week. The policies returned to the policy committee for further discussion are those relating to conduct and discipline...
Tigers burst Brentwood's bubble (11/21/08)
The Marshall County Tigers opened the season in an impressive manner Tuesday night, taking out the 8th ranked Brentwood Bruins 77-75 on their home floor. The opening night Hall of Fame game went exactly as MCHS head coach Jason Tigert had predicted during the summer. The Tigers executed the run and gun, shoot, shoot, and shoot again style, taking advantage of their quickness and outside shooting prowess...
Cornersville Bulldogs Basketball Preview (11/21/08)
2008-09 Cornersville Bulldogs Basketball Preview By Louis G. Scheuchenzuber After turning in one of the most successful seasons in the history of the program, the Cornersville Bulldogs basketball program will try to maintain the gains made under third-year coach Adrian Wilson...
Tigerettes win opener, March injured (11/21/08)
By Anthony S. Puca Staff Writer The Marshall County High School Tigerettes opened up the defense of their state title with an impressive 46-41 Hall of Fame game win at AAA Brentwood High School Tuesday night, but it may have come at a large price when senior stand-out Lauren March was injured on the last play of the game, diving for a loose ball...
FMS gets the broom out versus Community (11/21/08)
Forrest Middle School hosted nearby Community Middle School Monday night and were not gracious hosts, sweeping the Unionville hoopsters. The Rockets continued their winning ways, improving their record to 9-1 on the season with a decisive 38-29 win...
Cornersville Lady Bulldogs Basketball Preview (11/21/08)
Despite losing three starters and a pair of key reserves from a team that went 17-12 and finished third in District 11-A last season, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs basketball program appears to be on the upswing. CHS head coach Micah Landers has a cast of solid veterans and a group of talented underclassmen to work with this year and is optimistic about their prospects...
Obituaries (11/21/08)
OBITS for 21 Nov. Virginia Taylor Jackson Virginia Taylor Jackson, 98, of the Rover Community, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, in Franklin. Mrs. Jackson was a native of Bedford County. She was a retired teacher with 19 years of service in the Bedford and Rutherford County schools, and was a homemaker and a member of the Enon Primitive Baptist Church...
A big job for Biggers (11/21/08)
Lewisburg's Water and Wastewater Department has a new employee since the now-former chairman of the city utilities board was hired to be the assistant superintendent in training, and he may be promoted next year when the superintendent begins his retirement...