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Stories from Wednesday, November 26, 2008

JECDB considers cultivating retirees to improve economy (11/26/08)
Marshall County's economy might be improved through a program to attract retirees looking for a place to enjoy life, according to remarks from executive committee members on the Joint Economic and Community Development Board. JECDB Chairman Edmund Roberts attended a trade show that serves seniors who, he said, "are usually the more affluent, and they're looking for a place to move to." The convention was in Chicago last year. ...
Board consults with Carrier (11/26/08)
The Marshall County School Board's Building and Maintenance Committee heard a presentation a from the senior service supervisor for Carrier Commercial Service during its meeting Thursday evening. Marshall County commissioners recently signed a five-year maintenance contract with Carrier, after the company completed a three-year contract. During that time the county reportedly saved $20,000 to $30,000 annually...
Free dumping won't end costs, but might cut them (11/26/08)
The prospect of free dumping at Cedar Ridge Landfill allowed Lewisburg leaders to consider the possibility of lowering garbage collection fees well before last week's hearing on landfill expansion, but details and uncertainties still remain. "I thought Betty Biggers question was certainly in line," Mayor Bob Phillips said a couple of days after the City Council voted to let Waste Management pursue a state permit for expanded use of its property. ...
Young students offer turkey dinner recipes (11/26/08)
Turkey and dressing is the quintessential centerpiece of Thanksgiving dinners and students at a couple of Marshall County schools have definite ideas on how to prepare this most American meal. "Go to the barn and get a turkey," was how to start the preparations, according to one student while another said, "We buy the turkey at the store." And they have opinions on cooking: "It's disgusting because she sticks her hand in the ... turkey..."...
No turkey for inmates on Thanksgiving (11/26/08)
Marshall County Jail inmates may not be eating a turkey dinner for Thanksgiving this year, but the ham, vegetables and other fixin's are presented as a worthy substitute by some county leaders. "We see to it that they get a good meal," says Billy Lamb, chief deputy for the Marshall County Sheriff's Department. "Even though they're incarcerated, they're still fathers and aunts... We want them treated with respect."...
Drowning victim's body found (11/26/08)
The search for a man missing since Halloween ended last week when authorities recovered his body at the Duck River near the Marshall County line. The remains of Randy Marbry, 26, of Bedford County were found Nov. 18. On Oct. 31, Marbry was on a trail ride along the banks of the Duck River near Halls Mill...
Term started as holidays begin (11/26/08)
A Lewisburg man has started serving time before sentencing since he was convicted this month as the lookout man during an attempted burglary at Marshall Medical Center's pharmacy. That leaves his infant son and the boy's mother, Lisa Beadle, without him for the holidays, she said. Beadle said she planned to return to work at the Tyson chicken plant in Shelbyville while Brandon Dewayne Sanders, 22, is in the Marshall County Jail...
Accused burglar allegedly took dog from Yell Road home (11/26/08)
A Lewisburg man indicted on burglary charges last week is accused of taking a family's pet dog during one of four crimes alleged by the Marshall County Grand Jury. David Allen Mencer, 23, is named in four cases made by City Police Detective Scott Braden who wrote in arrest warrants that the stolen goods were recovered at the residence where Mencer was living...
Tigerette bowlers continue unbeaten streak (11/26/08)
The Marshall County High School bowling team hosted Spring Hill on Thursday, Nov. 20, coming away with a split. The Tigerettes took on the Lady Raiders and made a statement, rolling over the girls from Maury County 19-8. With their fifth straight win, the Tigerettes solidified their hold on first place in District 8...
Lebanon outlasts Tigers (11/26/08)
Coming off an impressive 77-75 win over eighth ranked Brentwood, the Marshall County Tigers (1-1) were unable to knock off their second Class AAA opponent in three days, as they dropped a hard fought 82-73 decision to the Lebanon Blue Devils at home Thursday night...
Tigerettes hold off Blackman (11/26/08)
The Marshall County Tigerettes nearly got burned Thursday night, but managed to pull out their second victory of the season when they defeated the Blackman Lady Blaze 51-49 at home thanks to a pair of free throws by senior center Lauren March with twenty-one seconds left...
Lady Bulldogs bury Community (11/26/08)
While it wasn't a thing of beauty, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (2-0) got the job done Friday night when they defeated a senior laden Community Viqueen squad 38-24 at home on the strength of a dominant second half performance. With the referees allowing a considerable amount of physical play, both teams found points hard to come by in the first half, as Community held a 14-11 advantage at the break. ...
Rockets suffer second-quarter shutdown (11/26/08)
The Forrest Rockets, coming off a big 72-57 opening night Hall of Fame game win at Clarkrange could not sustain the winning momentum, falling to Tullahoma on Friday night. The Rockets led after the first quarter and trailed by just one point at the half before suffering a second half meltdown to lose big 72-49...
Lady Rockets get first win for Jean (11/26/08)
Forrest first year head coach Jeremy Jean took the bench for the first time last Tuesday versus Class A juggernaut Clarkrange and got christened by the Lady Buffaloes, losing 62-31. On Friday night, the Lady Rockets bounced back in a big way, hammering the Tullahoma Lady Wildcats 62-40 in a Hall of Fame game, giving Jean his first win at Forrest...
Obituaries (11/26/08)
Billy Joe Rogers Billy Joe Rogers, 74, of Shelbyville, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Heritage Medical Center after an extended illness. Mr. Rogers was born in the Flat Creek Community and was a Christian. He was retired from Uniroyal, and loved to fish the Duck River...