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Stories from Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Quinn Brandon hired in Cornersville (04/08/09)
A Lewisburg-based attorney who serves as a city councilwoman there was hired by the Cornersville Board of Mayor and Alderman, who have her brother as their town administrator. Quinn Brandon's appointment was effective April 6. She replaces Todd Moore, whose resignation was accepted by the BOMA...
Tigerettes Blank East Hickman (04/08/09)
Coming off a 2-1 loss to Lewis County two days earlier, the Marshall County Tigerettes picked up a much needed District win Friday night when they defeated the East Hickman Lady Eagles 3-0 behind another stellar pitching performance from junior hurler Mieke Wallace, who tossed her fourth shutout of the season...
Obituaries (04/08/09)
Christin Jean Martin Anglin Christin Jean Martin Anglin, 19, of Berlin, died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at Vanderbilt Hospital. Mrs. Anglin was a native of Maury County. She was a farmer, a member of Berlin United Methodist Church, and was an avid animal caretaker...
Briefs (04/08/09)
The South Central Human Resource Agency is still accepting applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program in Marshall County. Assistance is available to any eligible household who has not already received a LIHEAP payment since July 1, 2008...
Chamber's fish fry goes swimmingly (04/08/09)
Over 200 people enjoyed a fish fry in Lewisburg last Friday. The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce has held a spring fish fry for the past five years to raise money for the Chamber's expenses. Last year's fish fry, in Rock Creek Park, was hurt by bad weather, so this year the Chamber determined to choose an indoor venue...
911 call leads to arrests (04/08/09)
A 911 call in the early hours Sunday led to arrests and charges against both members of a Marshall County couple. The communications center advised the Marshall County Sheriff's Department that the person who dialed 911 hung up the phone, but not before dispatch heard what could have been a domestic altercation in the background...
Crime roundup (04/08/09)
A fugitive from justice was apprehended in Lewisburg on April 1. Officer Clyde Ragsdale of the Lewisburg Police Department stopped Kevin Arthur Harlen, 48, who was on foot between KFC and Wal-Mart just after midnight. Harlen, who gave a Buchanan Street address, told the officer he had been in the dumpster at KFC, looking for food. A warrants check produced six counts of felony non-support out of Wisconsin with extradition. Harlen was held without bond until his court appearance on April 6...
'Friend of animals' pulled in Parade on Mule Day (04/08/09)
COLUMBIA - A Maury County man took his first and last ride in the Mule Day parade last weekend. The ashes of 83-year-old James "Kit" Carson were placed on a wagon pulled by "Shorty," the world's tallest mule in the Saturday parade, according to Sonja Rine, a recreation specialist with the Maury County Parks and Recreation Department...
Audit cites history of no bid contract (04/08/09)
As county commissioners intend to meet with school board members about how their janitors could maintain other county buildings, state auditors report the county's repeated failure to get competitive bids for such county contracts. "This deficiency exists because of the failure of management to correct this finding noted in prior audit reports," according to the most recent audit by the Division of County Audit in the Office of the Comptroller of the State Treasury...
Wellness Fair offered info, networking (04/08/09)
The "Wellness Fair" at Columbia State Community College last weekend provided visitors with information and the participants an opportunity to become aware of other health services. "Being there, I learned ... that we have a Child Development Center," said Melissa Borel with the Pregnancy Resource Center, "and now I'm able to refer a mother with a child with disabilities there...
Police request four officers from stimulus money (04/08/09)
Shelbyville police asked the City Council Tuesday for the opportunity to hire four additional officers with federal stimulus money. The funds, which would come from the Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing (COPS) Hiring Recovery Program, via the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, would provide 100 percent funding for three years for newly hired, full time officers...
Commissioners cautious about strings attached to federal grants (04/08/09)
A federal grant that would pay a new sheriff's deputy for the first three years in a four-year contract is being approached cautiously by Marshall County commissioners on the Law Enforcement Committee. The hesitation is out of a concern that after three years, the county would bear the entire cost and would feel obliged to maintain the same level of staffing thereafter when it's unclear what county finances will be like at that time...
Business recruiter going to prospects (04/08/09)
Lewisburg's industrial developer is being sent on a three-state trip to follow up on visits by prospective new employers who are considering establishing operations here. The city's Industrial Development Board unanimously voted on Monday to pay for the trip by Industrial Development Director Terry Wallace who's to go to businesses in North Carolina, Louisiana and Ohio...
Lady Rockets extend 9-A win steak to 52 games (04/08/09)
The Forrest Lady Rockets have dominated District 9A opponents for almost four years, compiling a 52-game winning streak versus their league rivals, dating back to April 26, 2005. Friday night in Chapel Hill, the rejuvenated Cascade Lady Champions came to town and gave the Lady Rockets a scare before succumbing 6-0...
Cal Ripken jamboree scores a grand slam (04/08/09)
The Cal Ripken youth baseball league kicked off their inaugural season in Lewisburg with a bang on Saturday at the Richard Cashion Complex on Spring Place Road as the Minor League Division held the season-opening Jamboree. There is no sport that serenades the sounds of spring in a manner that can equally match that of youth league baseball and softball. ...