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Stories from Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Getting a clear view of one tall tale (04/22/09)
The ladder bows and almost seems to bounce a bit, but it's been carefully placed. It's leaning against glass. Jose Galnban steps up and down with his window washing squeegee, rags and cleaning fluids. He has an elevated view of Lewisburg's public square, but pays attention t his job...
Officer ends career after 27 years on police force (04/22/09)
A Lewisburg Police officer decided to retire last week after nearly 27 years with the force and his decision was made amid circumstances that reflect the higher standard of conduct for people in law enforcement, almost regardless of human frailties...
City's goal: Become a Tree City USA (04/22/09)
By declaring Friday this year's Arbor Day in Lewisburg, the City Council has taken another step toward being designated a Tree City USA under the auspices of the Arbor Day Foundation. "It's easier to get grants if your town is a Tree City," Mayor Bob Phillips said during the City Council meeting in City Hall where City Manager Eddie Fuller asked, apparently in jest, if it would be a holiday for city employees...
Tears found guilty (04/22/09)
A Marshall County jury on Friday convicted a Lewisburg man as charged in the May 11 shooting of another Lewisburg man at the Soul Train Bar & Grill, a weekend night spot where First and Second avenues intersect with Verona Avenue. Jonathan Doran Tears, also known as John John Tears, 30, of Seventh Avenue North, was found guilty of attempted second degree murder and five related charges in the shooting of Gary Dejuan O'Neal, 27, 1380 Monrow St., who was shot through the chest with the bullet leaving an exit wound on his right side.. ...
Crime roundup (04/22/09)
CRIME ROUND UP By Karen Hall Staff Writer Arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse, reckless endangerment, and driving on suspended Arrested and charged with child abuse and neglect Arrested and charged with aggravated assault, aggravated burglary, and simple assault...
Teacher talks on hold (04/22/09)
Negotiations on next year's contract between the Marshall County Education Association, representing the teachers, and the Board of Education are delayed until next month. Most of the school board members were at a work session Monday night, and budget director Janet Wiles took the opportunity to report on her conversations with the school system's attorney, Chuck Cagle. ...
'Re-use' event set for Saturday (04/22/09)
A unique opportunity to help your neighbors, or help yourself, is happening in Lewisburg on Saturday, April 25. Inspired by stories of people using the County's convenience centers to dispose of perfectly good furniture, tools, and other things, the Lewisburg Rotary came up with the idea of a re-use event. People are being urged to donate any re-usable items, from large or small appliances, furniture, and tools to household linens and accessories...
Briefs (04/22/09)
BRIEFS FOR 22 APRIL Registration for Pre-Kindergarten is at the Marshall County Board of Education, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg, from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 23. Income and age qualifications must be met, and documentation must be provided. For more information, call 359-1581...
Horvath tosses another no-hitter (04/22/09)
Forrest eighth grader Zach Horvath pulled off the Johnny Vander Meer of middle school baseball Friday night in Chapel Hill, tossing his second consecutive no-hitter. After throwing a no-no versus Cornersville last week, Horvath came back against Riverside Christian Academy and tossed seven innings of no-hit ball, striking out 8, and walked three Knight batters in a 4-2 win that kept FMS atop the conference standings...
Motlow State inks Ledbetter to hoops scholarship (04/22/09)
On Friday, Forrest's Thea Ledbetter became the second member of the 2008-2009 Lady Rocket's basketball squad and fifth in two years to sign a college scholarship when she signed the papers to attend Motlow State Community College in Lynchburg. Ledbetter follows fellow classmate Summer Waggoner, who recently signed with Freed Hardeman and the trio of Gaby Bussell, Ayla Young, and Dakota Wesson, who all signed after their senior seasons last year to attend Volunteer State C.C...
Tigers blow out Bulldogs in rematch (04/22/09)
The Marshall County Tigers earned some redemption Thursday evening when they defeated Cornersville 10-0 in five innings at home after losing to the Bulldogs for the first time ever four weeks ago. Having scored a season high 12 runs against East Hickman two days earlier, Marshall County continued to swing hot bats on Thursday and pounded out 12 hits against two CHS pitchers to go along with three walks, two hit batsmen, and one Bulldog error...
Obituaries (04/22/09)
Mildred Lucille Thompson Mildred Lucille Thompson, 87, of Lewisburg, died Friday, April 17, 2009, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Thompson was a native of Capshaw, Ala. She was a homemaker and member of the Parkview Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph P. and Mattie Smith Cantrell; husband, Robert Alton Thompson Sr.; five sisters; eight brothers; and one grandchild...