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Stories from Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Hot dog! Spring's sprung (03/25/09)
A couple of weekend events in Lewisburg drew hundreds of people outdoors on the second day of spring when hot dogs, hamburgers and soda pop were given away for a cause and a commercial event. Amid the planned purposes by parents, businessmen and Lewisburg leaders were the kids who inspired adults as the youngsters expanded their volunteer service, or just explored their town during the wonderful weather...
Texas Bible college gets Connelly building (03/25/09)
A Bible college based in Texas is the new owner of the old Connelly School building and the building lots behind it after an auction held last Friday. Bob Bugg, the auctioneer, said he had been talking on the phone for two weeks with representatives of the college after they found the old school on the Bob Parks Auction Web site...
Briefs (03/25/09)
The Annual Middle Tennessee Conservation District Employee Daylily Fundraiser is being held through Tuesday, March 31. The four varieties offered this year are Barbary Corsair, Bonanza, Shangri La Pink, and Border Lord. Color photos of these varieties are available at the District office. Call the Marshall County Soil Conservation District at 359-6268 Ext. 3 for more information...
Engaged couple dies in crash (03/25/09)
A Marshall County couple that was engaged to be married died as a result of a one-car crash early Saturday morning at Interstate 65 Exit 37, State Route 50 between Lewisburg and Columbia. Lloyd L. Copeland II, 28, of Lewisburg, was driving the 2006 Mazda owned by his fiancee Jillian Garrett, 29, who's address was listed by the state as Lewisburg, onto the northbound off-ramp at 1:58 a.m. when the car failed to o around a curve, Highway Patrol Dispatcher Jennifer Goodwin said...
Horton Park group gets award (03/25/09)
Chapel Hill - The Friends of Henry Horton State Park was awarded a $750 matching grant through the Tennessee State Park Connections program to purchase equipment to be used in trail building projects at the park. Sponsored by the Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation, this grant program helps fund greenway or trail projects connecting from nearby communities to one of Tennessee's beautiful state parks or natural areas...
Police reports (03/25/09)
Torres' bond was set at $500, and his court date is April 21. Domestic Disputes Additional domestic arrests include Victim: Brittney Hoffman-Ashworth, 28. Bond: $7,500; court date: March 31. Victim: Kandus Rowland, 19. Additional charge: simple possession of Schedule VI drug...
$13 M plant is on list for stimulus (03/25/09)
A $13 million project to double the capacity of Lewisburg's sewage treatment plant is listed by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation as among dozens of utility projects statewide that are competing for federal stimulus funds. However, Lewisburg Water and Wastewater Department Superintendent Kenneth Carr said Monday that there may be a greater chance of getting stimulus money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the water-line extension out of Cornersville along the Lynnville Highway.. ...
Board still mulling where to put kids (03/25/09)
The Marshall County school board's building committee could not agree on what recommendation to make to the full board regarding the distribution of grades in the schools next year. By a vote of 3-2, the committee approved a motion to recommend "Option C," and this was greeted by applause from nearly three dozen teachers who attended the meeting Monday night...
Water meters' cost overrun reduced to 3% (03/25/09)
PETERSBURG - The town's consulting engineer is pursuing questions about a $300 invoice submitted by a utility contractor for work on private property several weeks ago. Meanwhile, the engineer, Kim Eakes of Griggs & Maloney in Murfreesboro has explained how a potential cost overrun of some 12 percent has been limited to no more than three percent...
College lease renewed amid state budget crisis (03/25/09)
Lewisburg's City Council has renewed Columbia State Community College's lease for its campus here as the college faces budgetary constraints passed along by the Tennessee Board of Regents' chancellor. Mayor Bob Phillips brought the lease issue to the Council this month after the regular meeting agenda had been set for March 10, but Phillips persuaded his fellow elected leaders to conduct a special called meeting on the contract that's very favorable for the state...
Bulldogs stun Tigers (03/25/09)
David slayed Goliath Thursday night in Cornersville, as the CHS Bulldogs (3-2) defeated the Marshall County Tigers 8-7 behind some clutch hitting and a gritty performance by senior pitcher Chuck Bassham. Marshall County held a 4-2 lead through the first four innings of play, but Cornersville exploded for six runs in the bottom of the fifth to seize an 8-4 advantage before fending off a late rally by the Tigers (2-3)...
Tigerettes shut out Spring Hill (03/25/09)
After suffering a 3-2 loss to archrival Giles County the previous day, the Marshall County Tigerettes bounced back with a 2-0 victory over the Spring Hill Lady Raiders at home on Friday thanks to solid defense and a strong pitching performance by starting hurler Mieke Wallace...
Obituaries (03/25/09)
Lloyd Lee Copeland Lloyd Lee Copeland II, 28, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Copeland was a native of Panorama City, Calif. He graduated from Cornersville High School in 1999, attended Tennessee Technical University, and received bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Alabama-Huntsville. ...