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Stories from Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Detective keeps his assignment (03/18/09)
More training for Police Department employees and no transfer of a detective to the patrol division are key elements of a recommendation from Lewisburg's Police Advisory Board last week. It's in response to Detective Santiago Mcklean's grievance heard March 5 when he emphasized he felt discrimination as a result of a memo from Detective Sgt. Jimmy Oliver to Chief Chuck Forbis alleging Mcklean has a language barrier...
County delegation takes cows' case to Gov. Bredesen (03/18/09)
A delegation of advocates for keeping the state dairy farm here is scheduled to meet with Gov. Phil Bredesen and the state agriculture commissioner at the Capitol this afternoon. It's to oppose plans by University of Tennessee administrators to move the Jersey milk herd from the farm on New Lake Road to the Maury County side of Spring Hill where Holsteins are milked and crops are grown...
Judge to mull DUI arguments (03/18/09)
A Chapel Hill man's DUI case was the subject of a preliminary hearing last Friday, but the session did not end with a school board member's case being bound over to the Grand Jury. After hearing testimony from the arresting officer and two other lawmen, and arguments from both sides, General Sessions Court Judge Steve Bowden said he would take the case "under advisement," meaning he would deliberate later and not rule from the bench...
Briefs (03/18/09)
Blood pressure screenings will be held at the Marshall County Senior Citizens center at 11 a.m. on March 18, 20 and 25. The Marshall County Education Association is offing a scholarship to Marshall County college juniors and seniors who are majoring in education. Applications are available at the counseling offices at all three county high schools...
Weatherization program explained to area residents (03/18/09)
Tenants, landlords and homeowners - nearly 60 of them - received explanations at the Lewisburg Gas Department's community room last week about the federally funded weatherization program. Emily Satterfield of the South Central Human Resources Agency administers the program that installs insulation and provides advice on how to reduce energy costs. She spoke to more than a dozen visitors, including a man who later spoke of his personal circumstances on a condition of anonymity...
School Board task: where to put the kids? (03/18/09)
No conclusion was reached on how to distribute the children of Lewisburg into the available school buildings at two-hour meeting of the school board's building committee Monday night. It will be discussed again at the full board meeting now scheduled to start at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 19...
Petersburg audit made an issue (03/18/09)
PETERSBURG -- The district attorney over both parts of this border town will be examining the municipality's latest audit, but according to the interim mayor who presided at Monday night's town board meeting, there's not much to find. The town that straddles the border of Marshall and Lincoln counties had a contentious meeting last week with residents complaining that their review of town finances "don't add up." The meeting this week lasted 12 minutes and was followed by a long conversation with the man who ran the meeting.. ...
Crime roundup (03/18/09)
Misty Holt, 33, of Wildberry Lane, Chapel Hill, came to the Marshall County Sheriff's Department on March 13 to complain that her estranged husband, Kenneth Holt, 44, was sending her e-mails, and also telephoning her. She stated this was a violation of an order of protection signed by Judge Lee Russell on Feb. ...
Public records (03/18/09)
Marriage Licenses Nathan Allen Culbertson and Rachel Jane Owen: Aubrey Hatten Sanford and Margaret Lynn Morgan; Kenneth Edward Walker and Juanita Cheryl Smith. Business Listings Brannon Towing and Recovery, 5433 Tennessee Central Rd., Chapel Hill, TN 37034, owner: Jody Brannon; Eastside Tobacco dba Vadeshwar Inc., 245 E. ...
Obituaries (03/18/09)
Earlene Denton Smith Earlene Denton Smith, 85, died Friday, March 13, 2009, at Village Manor in Lewisburg. Mrs. Smith was a native of Winter Garden, Fla., but she moved with her parents to the Culleoka Community where she graduated from Culleoka High School. ...