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Stories from Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Auto parts plant to cut staff (01/07/09)
The owner of a Ford, GM and Chrysler parts supplier in Lewisburg anticipates more layoffs as a result of America's continued sour economy and fewer orders from his customers. "We employ 30 people and we have had some cutbacks," Mike Robertson, president and sole owner of Trison Coatings Inc., said Monday. "And we definitely expect more. We may have no more than 20 people here sometime soon unless the economy improves and automotive sales pickup."...
False alarm may spur new law (01/07/09)
Lewisburg firefighters responded to two fire alarms before dawn Monday and while one was more smoke than fire which was extinguished quickly by a factory employee, the other alarm was false, renewing concerns among emergency responders. Malfunctioning alarms and even one erroneously rung for a fire drill have been a concern for months at Fire Chief Larry Williams' office. ...
CVS closing at Parkway Shoppes (01/07/09)
One of three pharmacies near the intersection of Nashville Highway and Ellington Parkway is closing at the end of this month, according to the company's director of public relations. The succeeding pharmacies are H&S No. 2 owned by Lewisburg Mayor Bob Phillips who's affiliated with another pharmacy in town, and the Walgreen drug store that opened last year. CVS is closing...
Woman confesses to forging prescriptions (01/07/09)
CRIME Prescriptions 010709 By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Belfast woman confessed to two counts of writing and passing a forged prescription after being arrested at a local pharmacy last week. Bobby Kay Lopez, 37, of Adams Road, Belfast, tried to fill a prescription for oxycodone 5 mg. ...
Three face robbery charge (01/07/09)
Three juveniles were the victims of an armed robbery last week, according to reports on file at the Lewisburg Police Department. On Tuesday, Dec. 30 at about 3:15 p.m., Officer Steve Woodard reported that he heard a radio call about an armed robbery. When he got to the address on Limestone Avenue where the call had come from, the three victims told him that the robbery had happened between Lunn Street and 9th Avenue North, "near the Projects."...
Man, police meet twice in four days (01/07/09)
CRIME Bicycle 010709 By Karen Hall Staff Writer Lewisburg police came in contact with a Petersburg man twice in four days, according to reports on file at the police department. At about 9:30 p.m. on New Year's Eve, Officer Jackie Sands stopped a 2001 black Ford Ranger on East Commerce because it had a broken taillight. The driver was Albert Waldron Jr., 21, of Mike Bryan Road, Petersburg...
County's first baby came a little early (01/07/09)
Four nurses at a New Year's Eve party were, in all likelihood, having a good time until about 9:30 p.m. when the hostess' sister-in-law had a natural reaction to her condition. "They were no help," Angie Richter, 29, of Belfast said of the nurses who obviously knew what was going on, but were off-duty and may well have been self administering stress relief medication...
Tigers hold off Greenbrier (01/07/09)
The Marshall County Tigers (12-3) may have registered a Pyrrhic victory Saturday in the East Literature New Year Classic. Marshall County defeated the Greenbrier Bobcats 66-52, but saw senior shooting guard Blaise Spencer go down with an injury midway through the fourth quarter after taking a charge...
Bulldogs surge past MTCS (01/07/09)
The Cornersville Bulldogs (7-6) started 2009 like they ended 2008, as they defeated Middle Tennessee Christian 64-52 on the road Friday night to register their fourth straight victory and complete the regular season sweep of the Cougars. MTCS (8-8) held a 26-24 lead at halftime, but the Bulldogs controlled the final two quarters of play and outscored the Cougars 40-26 over the final sixteen minutes to claim the twelve-point win...
MTCS edges Lady Bulldogs (01/07/09)
Middle Tennessee Christian (12-4) snapped the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (10-3) six-game winning streak Friday night by narrowly defeating CHS 57-55 in Murfreesboro. Having lost to the Lady Cougars 63-55 earlier in the season, Cornersville held a tenuous 53-52 lead with just under a minute left to play, but MTCS out scored the Lady Bulldogs 5-2 the rest of the way thanks to a lay up by Katie Dunn and three free throws to pull out the two-point victory...
Osborne plays lead in Music City (01/07/09)
The Marshall County Tigers, coming off their worst loss of the year to a highly ranked Columbia Central squad on Dec. 30, bounced back in Music City Friday night to the sweet, sweet sound of long distance three's zipping the cords in a 91-69 win over Kenwood in the opening round of the East Literature Holiday Classic...