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Stories from Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Man convicted of showing 'dirty' movie to kids (03/04/09)
A Marshall County jury on Thursday saw two sex scenes in the 1991 Nicolas Cage movie "Zandalee," concluded that by local standards it's pornographic and convicted a 36-year-old man for showing a video of the film to three elementary school-age children...
One crime leads to another (03/04/09)
Investigation of one crime led to the discovery of another last week, according to reports on file at the Lewisburg Police Department. According to Detective James Johnson's report, "On Feb. 23, I developed Kenneth Wayne Robertson, 37, as a suspect in the fraudulent use of a credit card. I went to talk to Robertson (and) he admitted to using the card at Quik Mart on Feb. 16. He stated he found the card in a wallet at H & R Block."...
Area nailed with 9 inches of snow (03/04/09)
Up to nine inches of snow were measured in Marshall County on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. The white stuff closed schools here for two days. Classes were to resume this morning. High school basketball tournaments, however, were played as scheduled Monday night because schools in Eagleville and Spring Hill weren't closed and if games hadn't been played in Cornersville that round of the tournament would have to be rescheduled...
Briefs (03/04/09)
5 The Police Advisory Board will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Lewisburg Police Department, 101 Water St. 6 The Pentecostal Holiness Assembly in Caney Spring will hold a revival March 6-8. Terry Golden will be the speaker. The revival will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday...
Principals to get kids help in campaign to save Jersey cow herd (03/04/09)
Principals at Marshall County schools have been asked by the school system's instruction supervisors to get their students involved in the county commissioners' protest against a proposal to move the state's Jersey cow herd from Lewisburg to Spring Hill...
Weatherization explanation March 12 (03/04/09)
City and county officials have again taken steps this winter to help residents deal with the cost of heating their homes. Marshall County commissioners voted last week to appropriate another $4,000 toward a two-for-one federal dollars match through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that pays power bills...
Jury convicts man in thefts (03/04/09)
A Marshall County jury convicted a Lewisburg man last week on charges that he stole a trailer, freezer and refrigerator, and then sold the kitchen appliances last fall. Sidney Leonard Pigg III, 46, of 925 Verona Ave., was arrested Sept. 19 after telling Lewisburg Police Detective Sgt. Jimmy Oliver that he bought the trailer and appliances from William Davis...
Gunshot leads to four arrests (03/04/09)
CRIME 1 By Karen Hall Staff Writer A gunshot at a Lewisburg apartment complex led to four arrests and a variety of drugs and weapons charges last week. Police went to the Northgate Apartments, off Fox Lane, just before 1 a.m. Wednesday and the neighbor who had called them because she heard a shot fired pointed out the apartment of Brionna Morton. Officers Kevin Clark, Larry Hazelwood, Jackie Robertson and Amanda Newcomb found four people in the apartment...
Obituaries (03/04/09)
OBITS for 4 March Willard B. Marley Willard B. Marley, 65, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009. Mr. Marley was a native of Joplin, Mo. He was s supervisor in shipping and receiving at Tuscarora Foam Packaging. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and anything to do with nature, and was also an artist who enjoyed oil painting, especially landscapes...
Lynnville Highway water line project to start this spring (03/04/09)
Construction on the next expansion of the water system at Cornersville could begin in May, according to Lewisburg's Water and Wastewater Department superintendent. The water system for that south Marshall County town is owned and operated by the Lewisburg utility since its purchase a couple of years ago. Bids were opened for the project on Feb. 12...
Shooting bound over to grand jury (03/04/09)
Judge Roger Brandon on Tuesday found probable cause to continue prosecution of a Cornersville man charged with the shooting death of his stepson. The state's case against Donnie Sullivan, 52, now goes to the Marshall County Grand Jury which is scheduled to meet next on March 18. Brandon presided over the preliminary hearing Tuesday instead of Sessions Court Judge Steve Bowden because Sullivan has been one of Bowden's client's in the county judge's private practice...
Tigers Overthrow Royals in Region Tourney (03/04/09)
The Marshall County Tigers (24-6) kept their season alive Saturday night by defeating Martin Luther King Magnet School 64-58 at home in the first round of the Region 5-AA tournament. MCHS had seen their season come to an end in the opening round of the Region tourney each of the last two years, which included a 68-43 loss at the hands of the Royals in 2007...
Long range shooting accounts for win over CPA (03/04/09)
The Marshall County Tigers stuck to their guns Tuesday night at Spring Hill in the Region 5-AA semifinal versus Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA), displaying their long distance shooting prowess that has become the mantra of the Jason Tigert coaching era at MCHS, draining twelve long bombs in an exhilarating 96-77 win over the Lions...
Tigerettes Trounce Ezell-Harding in Region Tournament Opener (03/04/09)
After scratching and clawing to defeat Lewis County in the District championship game four days earlier, the Marshall County Tigerettes (30-0) encountered some easy prey in the first round of the Region 5-AA tournament on Friday, as they thrashed fourth seeded Ezell-Harding 69-27 at Dottie Kelso Gymnasium...
Forrest reaches the end of the road (03/04/09)
For the five senior players on the Forrest basketball team, four years of hard work and dedication to the program came to an abrupt end Saturday night in Chapel Hill as the Rockets free-fell to earth in a 63- 39 loss to Clarksville Academy. It was the second year in a row that the Cougars (24-5) have eliminated Forrest (12-18) in the first round of the Region 5-A Tournament...