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Stories from Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Chief: Red-light cameras OK if used properly (12/03/08)
Ticketing speeders and drivers who run red lights with information from traffic cameras is a "good idea if it's used appropriately," according to Lewisburg's police chief. "It's inappropriate for any government to look at it as a money making system," Police Chief Chuck Forbis said of a project proposed last month to Lewisburg's City Council by a Phoenix, Ariz.-based business...
DUI suspect: 'I'm more messed up than her' (12/03/08)
Cyber crime alleged in extradition case (12/03/08)
Two Marshall County residents are accused of being fugitives from justice and were arrested recently on warrants from other states. Mathew Ryan Carey, 22, of Glenn Avenue, was arrested by Lewisburg Police Detective Sgt. Jimmy Oliver on Tuesday last week, Nov. 25...
Recycling grows with new location for bins (12/03/08)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Marshall County residents seem to be going green, according to their growing use of recycling bins located behind the Walgreen Drug Store at the Nashville Highway and Ellington Parkway. Two bins for recyclable materials such as plastic, paper and metal were placed at that location over the Thanksgiving weekend and Tuesday morning Marshall County Solid Waste Director Morgan Thomas said there was more than he expected...
Obituaries (12/03/08)
OBITS for 3 Dec Sarah Virginia Watkins Sarah Virginia Watkins, 89, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Watkins was a native of Giles County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Cornersville Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Watkins and Lula Mae Roberts Watkins; husband, David "Buster" Watkins; daughter, Martha Ruth Foster; sisters, Pauline Edwards and Christine Watkins; and brothers, J. ...
First city candidate files for Ward 4 (12/03/08)
Three Lewisburg residents have obtained petition forms toward running for seats on the City Council in the May election and another has done so for the mayoral race. However, Ronald McRady of Second Avenue South is the only one of the four who's filed the petition with verified signatures from 25 registered voters, thereby making him the first candidate in the election...
Town planners OK new EMS station (12/03/08)
CHAPEL HILL -- A Shelbyville contractor may now get a building permit to construct the long-planned ambulance station here because the town's Planning Commission approved site plans on Monday. "We worked with the county on this," Mayor Carl Cooper said while leading commission discussion. "Mary Ann Neill (a county commissioner representing an area to be served by the station) told us of every move...
Shoppers ring in the season (12/03/08)
As some Marshall County residents went shopping in the predawn hours of Black Friday, others had local merchants convinced that holiday shoppers are particularly picky this year. The Thanksgiving weekend may not have been the disaster some feared, but unprecedented discounts and tempered buying led to soft sales as a buying binge on Friday fizzled. ...
Wayne County defeats Lady Bulldogs (12/03/08)
After eliminating Cornersville from the playoffs last season in the Region 6-A tournament en route to advancing to the Class A State semifinals, Wayne County (3-1) handed the Lady Bulldogs (4-1) their first loss of the year Saturday by defeating CHS 60-49 in the Noon Rotary Thanksgiving Classic at Columbia Central High School...
Bulldog comeback falls short against Wayne County (12/03/08)
It was déjà vu all over again for the Cornersville Bulldogs on Saturday. For the second straight game the Bulldogs (1-3) were unable to overcome a large first quarter deficit despite making a valiant comeback attempt, as they dropped a 63-55 decision to the Wayne County Wildcats (2-1) in the Noon Rotary Thanksgiving Classic at Columbia Central High School...
Lady Rockets enjoy home cooking (12/03/08)
The Forrest Lady Rockets never left Chapel Hill over the holiday weekend, enjoying their home cooked turkey dinner with a sweep of the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic, beating Richland on Friday and followed the win over the Lady Raiders with another win over Tullahoma on Saturday...
Lady Bulldogs outmuscle MLK (12/03/08)
The Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (4-0) fattened their win total Friday night in the Noon Rotary Thanksgiving Classic when they defeated the Martin Luther King Lady Royals 64-50 at Whitthorne Middle School. The Lady Royals and Lady Bulldogs experienced some testy moments on the court and engaged in a very physical game that featured 68 foul shots and 49 turnovers...
Rockets split turkey classic (12/03/08)
The Forrest Rockets grabbed the turkey wishbone Friday night and broke off the big end, winning a close 44-39 contest over the Richland Raiders. The Rockets came out of the gate strong, scoring the games' first nine points. Ferris Perkins' rebound and put-back got the Rockets on the board on their first possession and after a Raider miss, Preston Pratt went downtown for three for a 5-0 Forrest lead...
Undefeated Tigerettes feast in Pulaski (12/03/08)
While all of our bellies were full of turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and giblet gravy and deep into the leftovers on Friday night, the Marshall County Tigerettes traveled to Pulaski, carving up Pearl Cohn 55-36 in the opening round of the Martin Methodist Border Battle...
Tigers take control of conference (12/03/08)
The Lewisburg Middle School Tigers (7-1) took control of first place in the Southern Middle School Conference Monday night in Lewisburg with a down to the wire 40-35 win over Whitthorne (5-3). The victory was the second of the year for LMS over their namesakes from Maury County...