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Stories from Wednesday, February 18, 2009

More details emerge in shooting (02/18/09)
More details of the fatal shooting in Cornersville emerged at the accused man's bond hearing on Wednesday. Judge Roger Brandon set Donnie L. Sullivan's bond at $250,000, after hearing statements from District Attorney Chuck Crawford and defense attorney Lee Bowles...
Cornersville man killed; stepfather faces court date (02/18/09)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer CORNERSVILLE -- A Columbia man was the victim of a fatal gunshot wound Sunday afternoon and his stepfather was charged with criminal homicide. Timothy W. Swaw, 31, of Mooresville Pike, Columbia, was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after being flown there by helicopter late Sunday afternoon, according to Marshall County Sheriff's Capt. Norman Dalton...
Many make bid on water line (02/18/09)
Reflecting economic conditions, an unprecedented number of contractors bid on the proposed water line extension along Lynnville Highway last week at Lewisburg Water and Sewer Department headquarters. Several participants' comments confirmed it, saying contractors are submitting "at cost" bids to keep their crews working. Meanwhile, a successful bidder said the credit freeze stalled one of his projects and another is delayed because one city hopes stimulus funds will pay for its project...
Peace -- for now -- over Curtis' memo (02/18/09)
Peace and compromise prevailed at the school board's February meeting last week. Concerned parents and teachers nearly filled the board room, ready to go to battle for continuing to allow extracurricular practices to be held during the school day, but the school board voted to keep scheduling the way it is until director of schools Stan Curtis can present a more detailed plan...
Waste Management donation sparks controversy (02/18/09)
Randy Hubbell, principal of Lewisburg Middle School, asked the school board for approval of a digital display sign to be placed at LMS. The funds for the sign are being donated by Waste Management. Board members saw an artist's impression of the sign on the school's fašade, with a large square for Waste Management's logo, next to the words "Lewisburg Middle School."...
City, contractor in dispute over sewer project (02/18/09)
A Murfreesboro contractor has sued Lewisburg's Water and Wastewater Department for $82,000, claiming it's not been paid for completing a sewer line along Old Belfast Road, according to court records. "We don't feel like the job was completed," City Attorney Bill Haywood said Monday when asked about the case and statements from Wescad Inc. attorney Robert Carter. "There's a punch list to be completed," Haywood said...
Habitat has population requirement (02/18/09)
Marshall County's Three Star Housing Committee has hit a bump in the road toward establishing a Habitat for Humanity program here because of a population requirement. During a phone call with the Habitat International office, committee member Linda Mulliniks was told that there must be a population of at least 15,000 people in a county before a Habitat chapter may be formed, Mulliniks said...
Patriots fend off Bulldogs (02/18/09)
The Cornersville Bulldogs (13-13) ended the regular season on a sour note Friday when they dropped a 57-50 decision on the road to the White House-Heritage Patriots, who CHS had defeated 68-57 in their previous meeting on Dec. 19. Cornersville led for much of the first half, but the Patriots surged ahead in the final three and a half minutes of the stanza to take a 27-20 advantage into the break. ...
Lady Bulldogs waylay White House-Heritage (02/18/09)
The Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (20-5) turned Friday the 13th into a horror story for White House-Heritage, as CHS went on the road and thrashed the Lady Patriots 59-35 in their regular season finale. White House-Heritage (14-8) had given the Lady Bulldogs a tough fight in their first encounter of the season before eventually dropping a 62-51 decision to coach Micah Landers' squad. ...
No rust on Lady Rockets in 74-40 rout over Van Buren (02/18/09)
The Forrest Lady Rockets showed no signs of rust in their first game of the District 9A Tournament, pummeling the Van Buren Lady Eagles 74-40 Monday night in Eagleville. Forrest (24-3) used an inside outside offensive scoring attack and their patented man-to-man pressing defense in the coast-to-coast victory, sending them into the championship game versus Middle Tennessee Christian (24-6) Thursday night...
Tigerettes torch Page in District Tournament opener (02/18/09)
The Marshall County Tigerettes (27-0) roared into the semifinals of the District 10-AA tournament by destroying eighth seeded Page 95-22 at home Monday night in the opening round. MCHS had beaten Page (1-26) by an average of 48.5 points in their two regular season encounters, but managed to outdo themselves Monday evening. After forging a 52-9 lead at halftime, the Tigerettes opened up a 75-point advantage late in the fourth quarter before coasting to their 41st straight victory...
Obituaries (02/18/09)
Bernard McCord Bryant Bernard McCord Bryant, 88, of Nashville, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Bryant was a native of Spartanburg, S.C. He served in the Army during World War II and was retired from the Federal Government as a Unit Chief with the Veterans Administration. He was a member of the Bell Meade United Methodist Church...