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Stories from Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Forbis uncertain about deploying stun guns here (04/01/09)
Lewisburg's police chief is undecided about whether officers should be issued stun guns, he said Friday when details were emerging about a bail bondsman's injuries in Cornersville from a Taser. The chief sees advantages, but he recognizes that there's a perception among members of the general public about Tasers, the brand-name product that's the best known stun gun deployed to briefly incapacitate a suspect. ...
Rabies treatment: a shot of love (04/01/09)
Starting today, and for the whole month of April, Marshall County residents can get rabies shots for their pets at a discounted price. Local veterinarians have agreed to give a rabies shot for $8 in April, instead of the usual $11. State law requires that pets be vaccinated annually...
Bail bondsman gets zapped, but recovers the missing woman (04/01/09)
CORNERSVILLE -- A Lewisburg-based bail bondsman was shot in the arm with his own stun gun last week while apprehending the woman who in early March walked away from a drug rehabilitation center several blocks from the Marshall County Jail, where she's now held on an escape charge...
Construction tax revenues might decline more than 40% off yearly goal (04/01/09)
Revenue from Marshall County's adequate facilities tax on each square foot of new construction is down dramatically now and, even with a projection based on construction last spring and early summer, collections could be 40 percent below what's to subsidize the county water service...
Crash hospitalizes Link Webb (04/01/09)
FARMINGTON -- Link Webb, president of the Tennessee Walking Horse Trainers Association, was injured in a one-vehicle crash Friday night and was hospitalized in Nashville until Monday afternoon. Lincoln "Link" Eugene Webb, 35, of 2460 State Route 64, proprietor of Webb Stables on Shelbyville Highway, was driving home alone after buying tickets to a rodeo for his family, according to his mother-in-law, Elaine Beaty, of Byrdstown, Tenn...
Tech Fair set May 21 at community college (04/01/09)
A technology fair to teach Marshall Countians how to get the most out of computers is shaping up as virtually an all-day affair seven weeks from now. While programs, seminars and workshops might be more plentiful for beginners, the committee organizing the May 21 event has sought to have something for everyone...
Briefs (04/01/09)
April 1 The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold a budget committee meeting at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Town Hall. 2 The Marshall County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 2, at the Emergency Operations Center in Suite 100, 230 College St., Lewisburg...
Jury released as man pleas in HMO case (04/01/09)
A Columbia man pleaded guilty Monday in Marshall County Circuit Court on a habitual motor offender charge. Ronald Stephan Blodgett, 44, of 7034 Paige Court, entered his plea after the jury was selected for his trial, according to Circuit Court Clerk Elinor Brandon Foster...
Chief worries about 'rash' of forgeries (04/01/09)
What police chief Chuck Forbis calls it "a rash" of forged payroll checks have turned up at local convenience stores, according to reports on file at the Lewisburg Police Department. In last Friday's Tribune, it was reported that a woman had cashed two forged checks at the Handi-Mart on South Ellington Parkway. On March 26, Officer John Christmas investigated reports of forged checks at By-Pass Market and Lewisburg Discount Tobacco...
Forrest Middle ends season with wild win (04/01/09)
Forrest Middle ends season with wild win By Anthony S. Puca Staff Writer The Forrest Middle School Lady Rockets had their backs up against the wall versus E. A. Cox in a Southern Middle School Conference play-in game Friday , but came away victorious on a two-out, two-run, pinch hit in the bottom of the 7th inning by Kaitlin Ladd for an 8-7 win...
Forrest dodges rain for unbeaten weekend (04/01/09)
In the spring sports season the best laid plans can go awry because of Mother Nature's gift of regenerating the earth with rain. Experience, perseverance, and a willingness to be flexible as a ball club can pay huge dividends down the road at the Spring Fling...
Obituaries (04/01/09)
Brenda Kay Jones, 58, of the Booneshill Community, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at her residence. Mrs. Jones was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the Belfast Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Coleman Whitsett...