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Stories from Friday, February 6, 2009

Environmental exam sought on storm water flowing from landfill (02/06/09)
The prospect of requiring an Environmental Impact Statement on storm water flowing from Cedar Ridge Landfill is to be considered by Marshall County commissioners during a non-voting workshop on Monday. That's among the plans set forth by the commission's Solid Waste Committee that met this week when it was advised the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) doesn't have an Environmental Impact Statement on surface water from the landfill...
Chaplain examines 'To Protect, Serve' (02/06/09)
COLUMN Guest 020609 696/30=23.2 inches Chaplain examines 'To Protect, Serve' By the Rev. Steve Thomas Lewisburg Police officers are special men and women who are passionately devoted to a profession that is a calling. It's not for just anyone. Our officers go where others fear to go. They put safety of the community before their own. They serve with dedication, compassion, purpose and integrity...
Family seeks shelter from the storm (02/06/09)
As many as 17 people, two dogs and several hamsters have been living in a 1,500-square-foot home here on Phillips Avenue where the normal population tripled last weekend because of the ice storm in Kentucky. To some extent, they count themselves as lucky because, as Tracy McKinney asks herself in her son-in-law's home, "If it wasn't for this, where would I be tonight?"...
Help for home heat organized (02/06/09)
Two of Lewisburg's utilities have turned to the Ministerial Association for guidance on how to distribute money allocated for gas and electric bills that are just too much for households struck by cold, layoffs and reduced hours. "People in our community are hurting," the Rev. James Hickey, president of the association and pastor at East Commerce Baptist Church. "We know that God meets all our needs, but there are practical needs that we need to address."...
Tyrades! A tip of the stove-pipe hat to Abe (02/06/09)
Tyrades! Stovepipe Hats Off To Abe Lincoln! February 12 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of our sixteenth president. Yes, I could write a lot of dry, pompous stuff about the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln; but, whereas Lincoln had only 18 months of formal education, I was exposed to the warped perspective of history teacher Jerry Holt at Marshall County High School for three years, so what you're going to get is The Lincoln You Never Knew...
Horseman Parelli out to 'change the world' (02/06/09)
A revolution in the way people relate to their horses was launched at a very special event at the Williamson County Ag Expo Park last weekend. "Are you ready to change the world?" horseman Pat Parelli asked the crowd of horse lovers who flocked to Franklin from as far away as Michigan, Maryland, Arizona and Texas...
Lynnville notes (02/06/09)
Principal Barry Laxson and high school guidance counselor Crissy Hickman have announced the "Top Ten" in the 2009 Senior Class of Richland High School. They are as follows: Valedictorian--Shelby Hood with a 4.4634 average, Salutatorian--Nathan Wood with a 4.2750 average, 3rd-Cody Behel-4.l875, 4th-Jonathon Packard-4.l837, 5th-Kimberly Lovett-4.l8l8, 6th-Kelci Mackey-4.l667, 7th-Racheal Kightlinger-4.l591, 8th-Katie Pierce-4.l538, 9th-Mark Mize-4.1429, and 10th-Brandon Edwards-4.0851. ...
Crime reports (02/06/09)
Pocket Picked A Lewisburg woman told police that she had her pocket picked during a visit to a local store on Sunday, Feb. 1. Officer Amanda Newcomb's report, on file at the Lewisburg Police Department, states that Jamillah Malik, 30, of Acorn Drive, "went to Wal-Mart around 5:45 p.m. and put her wallet in her front right pocket before entering the store."...
Man charged with domestic violence, DUI (02/06/09)
Drinking, driving, and quarreling with his wife got a Lewisburg man in trouble with police in last month. Lynn Ewing of 509 Hill Street called the Lewisburg Police Department just after midnight on Wednesday, Jan. 21, to report that a dark-colored SUV had run through her yard, striking her house...
Briefs (02/06/09)
Lewisburg resident Brianna H. McCullough was named to the Rhodes College Dean's List for the 2008 fall semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled in at least 16 credit hours of academic work and must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.70 or better...
Catalpa notes (02/06/09)
This is a little early to wish "Happy Valentines Day" to all of you, but I can write some more next week. We still have winter with us, with more colder weather coming in so the weathermen say. Wednesday is going to be cold so I won't get to make it to Collector's Closet again I'm sure...
Chapel Hill notes (02/06/09)
It's really cold right now (Wed.), but according to the forecast, the weather should feel more like Spring by the weekend! I guess we'll see! The Rockets basketball teams will travel to Richland Friday, Feb. 6 for games beginning at 6 p.m.; They will move on to Collinwood Monday, Feb. 9...
Practice fields to be planned (02/06/09)
Lewisburg's City Council is scheduled Tuesday to consider a recommendation from its Recreation Committee to hire a landscape engineer to draft a master plan for about 20 acres where sports practice fields could be developed. The Council is scheduled to convene at 6 p.m. in City Hall on Tuesday when a far more complicated land deal is to be discussed again publicly for the sixth time: purchase of land for the business park where a right of way must be eliminated to make the land usable...
Land deal gets more time (02/06/09)
A Marshall County property owner has extended an option for Lewisburg's pending purchase of land adjoining the Business Park to permit more time for negotiations with a man with a right of way easement across land sought for an undetermined business that might employ people here...
Tigerettes stay perfect in overtime thriller (02/06/09)
LaRhonda O'Neal, nicknamed 'mini', came up huge when the Tigerettes were in desperate straits Tuesday night at Loretto, hitting a jump shot with 17.5 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime and then, with a hand in her face, O'Neal buried a three-pointer from deep in the corner with the Tigerettes trailing by one point with just three and a half ticks left in overtime, saving the perfect season with the 67-65 win and at the same time, icing the District 10-AA regular season title.. ...
Winning isn't always pretty (02/06/09)
Tuesday night we trekked to Lewis County to face the team that played us to three points at our house. As we waited to take the court, we watched as the girls escaped a close one. We were aware that their crowd was hostile, and we knew we had to come out fighting. In the early going, we set the tone and happily dug the hole they were placed in...
Forrest sweeps Boyd Christian (02/06/09)
By Anthony S. Puca Staff Writer The Forrest Lady Rockets, coming off their district clinching win over MTCS Friday night did not suffer any letdown in Spencer Tuesday night, blasting the F. C. Boyd Lady Broncos 79-41. Forrest led from start to finish with 13 players getting into the scoring column...
Tigers stave off Mustangs, keep pace with Spring Hill (02/06/09)
The seventh ranked Marshall County Tigers, one game back of first place Spring Hill in District 10-AA, travelled deep into southern Tenn. Tuesday night, taking on the Loretto Mustangs and came away with a hard fought 64-61 win, keeping pace with the Raiders, who blasted Hickman County 73-36...