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Stories from Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Relay for Life combats cancer (06/24/09)
The wind beneath their wings was the Marshall County community spirit last weekend when Relay For Life volunteers celebrated survivors, remembered fallen friends and raised money to combat cancer. "The county raised more than $46,000," event spokeswoman Kelly Jo Fuller said. "It goes to American Cancer Society research, education, prevention, advocacy patient services and to find a cure for cancer and to help cancer patients."...
Pollution returns to East Fork Globe Creek (06/24/09)
Water and the creek bed downstream from Vickery Spring just south of Cedar Ridge Landfill have a bluish-green color and officials said Monday that it's being investigated by the state. "I've seen that color in a creek before," said Marshall County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett who issued warnings last week. "It was in East Fork Globe Creek seven to 10 years ago" when the source was attributed to the landfill...
Tie vote defeats leaders' pay cut (06/24/09)
A split Marshall County Commission on Monday defeated a motion to cut commissioners' pay by 30 percent as leaders on both sides said the measure was a "gesture." Led by Commissioner Mickey King, the county's Budget Committee recommended the 18 commissioners be paid $21,300 less ($1,183.33 individually) during the fiscal year July 1 through June 30, 2010...
Commissioners consider inmate health care costs (06/24/09)
With employees distressed over higher health care insurance costs, nine of 18 Marshall County commissioners on Thursday heard three insurance salesmen pitch health care services for county jail inmates. "We're struggling with health care insurance for employees and there are people who put themselves here and they're getting free health care," County Commissioner Seth Warf said. "I don't want to pay anything more than we have to for anything and I sure don't want to do it for those here."...
Town OKs beer carryout at Sambo's (06/24/09)
CHAPEL HILL - The businesswoman who in large part was responsible for the town board addressing and approving beer sales at restaurants here was granted on Friday a permit to sell packaged beer. Tina Wesson, proprietor of Sambo's Barbecue on Horton Highway, surrendered her packaged beer sales permit to get a license to sell beer by the drink. That was last year when Sambo's became the second restaurant in town eligible to serve beer...
Board, Curtis clash over decision-making (06/24/09)
The transportation committee challenged the director of schools on his choice of a certified teacher to fill the post of transportation supervisor, and asked some hard questions about the Edulog software that is supposed to be saving the district money...
Fired teacher speaks her mind; Curtis does, too (06/24/09)
At least one of the Marshall County teachers who was not re-hired for the upcoming school year was "totally surprised" by the letter she got from schools director Stan Curtis saying she wasn't being re-hired. "Just let me do my job - the thing I have a passion for," exclaims Misty Reese who addressed the school board's May meeting about not being told why she was not re-hired. "That's all I really wanted, was an answer. I knew my principal was pleased."...
Crime reports (06/24/09)
A Marshall County corrections officer required treatment at the emergency room after an assault at the jail recently. According to a report by Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Sean Sweeney, Tennessee Highway Patrolman David Hill brought Jason Tyrus Hall, 23, to the jail about 10 p.m. ...
Briefs (06/24/09)
The Farmers Market will be open on Friday, June 26, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a few vendors. A 90-Day Fitness Program will start in July at the Lewisburg Rec Center. For more information contact Pam Robinson at 931-637-4990, or call Jane at the LRC at 931-359-2482. A good way to get in shape. All fitness levels are encouraged...
Public records (06/24/09)
Marriage Licenses Jeremy Chad Grissom and Jessica Ann Porter; William Joe Morefield Jr. and Laura Elizabeth Stephenson; Christopher Allen Reed and Mary Elizabeth Hurst. Land Transfers Maple Street, $69,000, District 1, from Gerald W. and Barbara L. Byrd to Ricky Wayne Mabry; England S/D, Lot 1, 2.84 acres, $7,500, District 1, from Michael A. ...
Obituary: Robert E. Plemons (06/24/09)
Robert E. "Bob" Plemons, 67, of Cleveland, Tenn., formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, June 17, 2009. Mr. Plemons was a member of Maple Street Baptist Church and was very involved with his church and family. He also volunteered at Signature Care in Cleveland and was a retailer, and also a veteran of the U. S. Army...
Obituary: Margaret Ezell Maxwell (06/24/09)
Margaret Ezell Maxwell, 92, of Unionville, died Sunday, June 21, 2009, in Shelbyville. Mrs. Maxwell was a native of Bedford County. She was retired after many years of working in the pencil industry in Shelbyville and Lewisburg and was a homemaker. Mrs. Maxwell was a member of the Unionville United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Bobbie Gene Childers (06/24/09)
Bobbie Gene Childers, 77, of Shelbyville, died Friday, June 19, 2009, at Bedford County Nursing Home. Mr. Childers was a native of Pulaski. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and retired from the postal service in Montgomery, Ala. He was a member of Fair Haven Baptist Church...