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Stories from Friday, March 27, 2009

Paychecks turn out to be forgeries (03/27/09)
Staff at the Handi-Mart on South Ellington Parkway cashed two paychecks that turned out to be forgeries, according to reports on file at the Lewisburg Police Department. Officer Steve Woodward reported that the convenience store cashed an Abeco Corp. check for $487.67 on Thursday, March 12, and a Brown-Forman Corp. check for $486.34 on March 14. Both Regions Bank checks were made out to "Laquinta Cordiesha Dinsmore." First Commerce Bank returned them to the Handi-Mart as forgeries...
811-TN campaign offering explanation, supper (03/27/09)
A private company chartered to protect utilities, their customers and the general pubic against accidents with underground service lines and main conduits is campaigning for public awareness of what it does. In conjunction with that, TN-811is hosting another annual meeting with a free catered supper. This time it's at First Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg on April 14 when the pipeline protection group will explain what it does...
K-6 faces Monday night vote (03/27/09)
A special called meeting of Marshall County's School Board is scheduled for Monday evening when a vote is anticipated on where children in grades K-6 will go to school. Such a decision is to be made now because budgets must be set and plans made for the next school year as soon as possible, according to School Board Chairwoman Ann Tears...
Advisory Board: Police job transfer recommendations should be in bylaws (03/27/09)
Lewisburg's Police Advisory Board has come to the conclusion that its bylaws should mention transfers of police assignments, an issue the board deliberated for a week between two meetings that began with a grievance. Lateral transfers are not mentioned in the Advisory Board's bylaws, so the board faced a technical dilemma when Detective Santiago Mcklean's grievance was heard. ...
$28,000 available for groceries from Good Samaritans (03/27/09)
Marshall County's Emergency Food and Shelter Board is working with the South Central Human Resources Agency to finalize paperwork so nearly $28,000 in federal money will be available to provide groceries to area residents through the Good Samaritans program in Lewisburg...
Classic, custom cars on display (03/27/09)
It's time to get ready for the first of five monthly car shows on Lewisburg's public square, where merchants meet enthusiasts for three hours that defy the thinking in other towns that have banned cruising. The Lewisburg Cruise-In the Square is where those big ol' boats of the highway, muscle cars and Fast Eddie's Roadster Roll will stop for those monthly moments. Meanwhile, Relay for Life is having a Cruise-In at Rock Creek Park at 10 a.m. this Saturday...
Rehab center escapee captured (03/27/09)
A Cornersville woman who escaped from the Buffalo Valley treatment center in Lewisburg was recaptured Wednesday in Cornersville, according to the arshall County Sheriff's Department. Bethany Brashears, 29, 107 Coleman Road, Cornersville had been arrested on a charge of fraudulent use of a credit card, Sheriff's Detective Capt. Norman Dalton said Thursday. Sessions Court Judge Steve Bowden ruled that she should be confined in a drug rehabilitation facility for 30 days...
Catalpa notes (03/27/09)
Catalpa News....................Mrs. Doyle Hastings Greetings: The past three days have really been spring days, but in a few days we may have below freezing temperature again. I like the following poem: "Today" and will share it with you. Today Sure, this world is full of trouble-...
Mom of 6-year-old charged with abuse (03/27/09)
Relatives of the 6-year-old child hit by a car in Lewisburg on March 7 were arrested last week on charges of aggravated child abuse and neglect. The child's mother, Holly Lynn Perryman, 25, of Adams Street, was arrested by Detective James Johnson of the Lewisburg Police Department on March 16. ...
Ethics meeting delayed (03/27/09)
Conflicting personal and professional schedules at the Marshall County Attorney's office forced a delay of the County Ethics Committee meeting that was to be held Monday in the Courthouse Annex. Condensation of a report and opinion by Attorney Ginger Shofner on circumstances surrounding former County Commission Chairman Sam Smith is taking longer than expected, Commission Chairwoman Mary Ann Neill said...
Obituaries (03/27/09)
Maye Bennett Taylor Maye Bennett Taylor, 97, of Eagleville, died Monday, March 23, 2009, at her residence, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Taylor graduated from Eagleville High School in 1930 and was captain and center for that year's basketball team. ...
Loophole revealed for Duck River (03/27/09)
A way to protect water quality and supply in a watershed such as the Duck River here and up to its headwaters was recently explained by environmental advocates who said state and federal funds are available for such projects. The idea was revealed during a question and answer session after a state official explained how local governments could obtain federal stimulus money for water and sewer projects. The official confirmed that those federal dollars could be spent to buy property...
Tyrades! $317,200 -- For A Comic Book??? (03/27/09)
According to the Associated Press, a rare copy of the first comic book featuring Superman has sold on an Internet auction for $317,200. Having grown up as the proverbial "kid with 10,000 comic books," I'm proud that this copy of "Action Comics #1" has survived the dangers of 71 years, humidity, World War II paper drives, silverfish, and the like. ...
CHS' Cole shuts down foe (03/27/09)
Cole too tough to handle By Anthony S. Puca Staff Writer The undefeated and un-scored upon Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (5-0) traveled to Lynchburg Monday afternoon, taking on the Moore County Raiderettes and kept the scoreless streak intact with a 9-0 shutout behind an outstanding nineteen-strikeout performance from senior southpaw Summer Cole...
Bulldogs battle back for extra inning win (03/27/09)
Bulldogs battle back for extra inning win By Anthony S. Puca Staff Writer The Cornersville Bulldogs are a resilient group of ball players and it showed Tuesday down in the Santa Fe valley when they scrapped and clawed for nine innings before coming out on the winning end of a 7-5 win...
Tigers sweep Giles County (03/27/09)
Tigers Sweep Giles County By Louis G. Scheuchenzuber Once is good, but twice is nice. The Marshall County Tigers (4-3, 4-2 District) completed the season sweep of Giles County on Tuesday night when they ventured down to Pulaski and defeated the Bobcats 9-7...