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Stories from Friday, December 26, 2008

Woman faces charge for sex with under-age boy (12/26/08)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Two sex-related offenses were among the cases considered by the Grand Jury last week Kathy Mai McKinney, 28, of Ewing Lane, Lewisburg, was indicted on two counts of aggravated statutory rape. According to the indictment, McKinney, who has two daughters and works at a local restaurant, engaged in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old. ...
Teens' party busted by LPD (12/26/08)
A teenagers' end-of-semester party came to an abrupt end when staff at a local motel alerted the Lewisburg Police Department to suspicious activity by five under-age girls and three older boys at about 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18. "We made contact with five juvenile girls that ...stated they had consumed alcohol and smoked marijuana," wrote Officer Brad Martin in his report. ...
County man killed in wreck near Huntland (12/26/08)
A Marshall County man died during a one-car crash on Tuesday when his car went off the road and rolled over near Huntland, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Phillip McMillin, 54 of Lewisburg was driving a 1992 Oldsmobile north on Robinson Creek Road at about 5 a.m. when he crossed State Route 64 and went down an embankment. McMillin was not ejected...
Pipe repair keeps plant efficient (12/26/08)
A $450,275 grant was received by Lewisburg's Water and Wastewater Department this month to pay for about 84 percent of another sewer repair project. While hardly glamorous, replacement of sewers which let groundwater to seep into the collection system is important for efficient operation of wastewater treatment plants...
Trailer swap OK'd (12/26/08)
A Belfast Community man is being allowed to replace a 26-year-old single-wide mobile home with a six-year-old mobile home because of a vote last week by the Marshall County Board of Zoning Appeals. "They've got a five-year replacement rule," says Charles Hobby who approached the BZA on Tuesday evening last week when his explanation for the variance from strict enforcement of the county rule was that the replacement is in excellent condition...
Hunting holiday pays homage (12/26/08)
Today at 11 a.m., weather permitting, the Hillsboro Hounds will be meeting at the Bowers' Full Cry Farm, near Cornersville, to spend the afternoon hunting coyotes with a pack of crossbred hounds. The Hillsboro's regular hunting days are Wednesday and Saturday, but they generally pay homage to a long-standing English tradition and schedule a hunt for the day after Christmas...
Rockets scratch and claw, but Cats prevail (12/26/08)
The Forrest Rockets would have loved to do a repeat performance from last year when they swept both Collinwood and Wayne County at the Waynesboro Christmas Classic, unfortunately it did not happen this holiday season. Forrest (4-8, 1-3) gave the Wildcats (7-4, 2-1) raised hairs on their back until the final minute of the ballgame, falling 51-40...
Hightower named to all-SEC team (12/26/08)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Four University of Alabama football players were named to the 2008 SEC Coaches Freshman All-SEC Team, the league office announced today. The list includes receiver Julio Jones, running back Mark Ingram, linebacker Dont'a Hightower and offensive lineman John Michael Boswell...
Peterson on all-state team (12/26/08)
TSWA All-State Football Teams Class 1A Offense QB - Bunkie Vanskiver (Greenback) QB - Tyler Rice (Wayne County) QB - Josh Blake (Grace Baptist Academy) RB - David Jones (South Pittsburg) RB - James King (Manassas) RB - Kevin Ashabraner (Jo Byrns) RB - Ethan Tummins (McEwen)...
Obituaries (12/26/08)
Death Notices The following death notices were obtained after our early deadline for the Friday, Dec. 26 edition. It was assembled early because of the Christmas holiday. More complete obituaries will appear in our next edition, Wednesday, Dec. 31...
Obituaries (12/26/08)
Mr. Phillip Wayne McMillin, 53, of Lewisburg died Tuesday, December 23, 2008 in Winchester following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. McMillin was a native of Marshall County, was retired from the United States Army, a veteran of Operation Desert Storm, a former employee of International Comfort Products and was currently employed at Goodman Heating and Cooling Industry in Fayetteville. He was a member of the Baptist faith...
Cookies helped chase away the blues (12/26/08)
My best friend in Tennessee created a family tradition during the Christmas after her father died. She and her mother and brothers stayed up late on Christmas Eve to bake cookies and drink screwdrivers. They'd laugh as the cookies were decorated with more unique designs later into the evening. Some had more sugar than others. Some were not perfect stars or even really round...