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Stories from Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Obscenity report to be rejected by TBI (01/21/09)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer PETERSBURG - "Promotion of obscene material" is the offense listed in a police report from the incident between an alderman and the town recorder last fall, according to the police chief's report filed more than two months after the complaint...
Town raises costs for Henry Horton (01/21/09)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Board of Mayor and Alderman has voted to increase sewer rates for customers beyond the town line where the only customer is Henry Horton State Park. Such an increase in the sewer rate "is probably going to raise it $800 to $900 a month," Town Administrator Mike Hatten reported last week, adding that, "They haven't had a raise for quite a while."...
Schools Board ratifies contract (01/21/09)
The Marshall County School Board voted unanimously to approve the contract that had been negotiated between the board of education and the Marshall County Education Association. The school board's attorney, Chuck Cagle, had reviewed the contract and informed the board by e-mail that he was happy with the language in the document and recommended approval...
DVD, 'Cool Schools' honor highlights meeting (01/21/09)
The highlight of the January School Board meeting was the presentation of a DVD of Channel 4's "Cool Schools" broadcast to each board member. Jakeera Simmons and Dan Whitaker came to the board meeting from Marshall County High School to show highlights of the broadcast. MCHS teacher Kim Anderson told board members that the students were up at and school by 3:30 a.m., waiting for the doors to open...
Momma's Place burned, 'to be a Phoenix' (01/21/09)
In the face of a devastating fire on Saturday, Momma wants to rebuild "Momma's Country," the New Columbia Highway weekend nightspot so she can continue to honor her late husband's legacy. Saturday morning, one of Betty "Momma" Prince's friends was thawing frozen pipes with a torpedo-shaped construction site heater commonly called a salamander that forced hot air under the restrooms where the wooden floor caught on fire, Prince and the Berlin fire chief said...
Schools director criticized, apologizes (01/21/09)
"Y'all need to find someone else to run this school system!" That's what Dr. Stan Curtis, director of Marshall County Schools told the school board during a work session last week, according to board members who heard him say it. Curtis then pushed back from the table and walked from the room, two board members reported...
Obituaries (01/21/09)
OBITS for 21 Jan Jerry Logue Jerry Logue, 58, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, in Columbia. Mr. Logue was a native of Marshall County. He was a graduate of Forrest High School, Class of 1970, and was retired from Nissan Corporation. He was a member of Holts Corner Baptist Church...
Ketron named Deputy Speaker (01/21/09)
State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) has been appointed Deputy Speaker, a key leadership role in the State Senate. Ketron will also remain Chairman of the Senate State and Local Government Committee. The announcement was made by Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey as the 106th General Assembly concluded their organizational session in Nashville today...
Spring Place Road fire extinguished (01/21/09)
The Lewisburg Fire Department put out a fire in the attic of a house on Spring Place Road last Thursday night. According to Capt. Larry Baxter's report, "smoke was coming from both eaves. Fire was in attic...We vented, gained access, and extinguished the fire. A 10 x 10 area was burned."...
Lady Rockets win big, dedicate season to Jerry Logue (01/21/09)
Lady Rockets win big, dedicate season to Jerry Logue By Anthony S. Puca Staff Writer On a bone chilling Friday night in Chapel Hill and with heavy hearts, the Forrest Lady Rockets overpowered Eagleville 64-34. On Thursday, Lady Rocket junior Lorrie Logue suffered the loss of her father, Jerry Logue after a battle with cancer. ...
Tigerettes stomp Spring Hill (01/21/09)
The Marshall County Tigerettes continued their rampage through District 10-AA Friday night by thrashing the Spring Hill Lady Raiders 64-35 in Lewisburg to record their thirty-third straight victory. Having beaten their first six District opponents by an average of 36 points, Marshall County put the game out of reach early and built a 47-15 lead in the first half before opening up a 41-point cushion late in the third quarter en route to their sixth straight win over the Lady Raiders...