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Stories from Wednesday, July 8, 2009

ID of Curtis graders' kept secret (07/08/09)
Most of Marshall County's School Board members marked schools director Stan Curtis poorly on evaluation forms they completed privately last month to rate his first year in office. Last month, evaluation forms were sent to school board members' homes. The evaluation forms, mailed to school headquarters anonymously, were opened and the scores tallied by the evaluation committee at its meeting Monday night...
A-Bomb witness recalls its blast (07/08/09)
A Petersburg woman's father saw the first atomic bomb used against Japan when he was too young to be there. "He upped his age to get his driver's license," Ina Fleisher explained. "He got drafted, but didn't want to serve in the Army, so he joined the Navy."...
Briefs (07/08/09)
BRIEFS for July 8 The Marshall County School System will hold new student registration on Tuesday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is for students who were not enrolled in Marshall County schools last year. Kindergarten through sixth grade students who will attend a Lewisburg school will register at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg; all others will register at their respective schools. ...
Marshall County celebrates Fourth of July (07/08/09)
For the first time in a long time, the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce had a Fourth of July Parade to help celebrate Independence Day, and the display of patriotism was remarkable. From beautiful kids on floats and flatbeds to honored veterans on horseback and convertible car boots, the march and roll from The Acres to Lewisburg's Recreation Center was topped only by the fireworks in the night sky that Saturday...
Cornersville swears in new police officer (07/08/09)
The Town of Cornersville swore in a new police officer at the meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen last week. "I was tired of being an SRO," said Eli Stuard, formerly a Marshall County Sheriff's Department Deputy, about why he took the job in Cornersville. Ironically, the officer he is replacing, Shawn Jones, is going to be a School Resource Officer in Rutherford County...
Nissan's trash is church's treasure (07/08/09)
Uncounted office desks, chairs, file cabinets, tables, shelves, hat trees and other furniture was donated by Nissan through a local trucking company to a Lewisburg church for its planned church school. However, the furniture for an adult office setting isn't suitable for school children, so it's being sold from one of Lewisburg businessman Jim Moon's warehouses in anticipation of an auction that's not been scheduled yet...
Health insurance policy being rebid (07/08/09)
Reacting to their employees' outrage over a health insurance deductible proposed at $2,500 - up from $500 - county commissioners are shopping for a new policy. Deciding to do so may have been preordained, but in a series of quick committee meetings before their special-called meeting last week, commissioners filled their Employee Benefits Committee membership, effectively resetting the stage for the health insurance debate...
LMS SRO salary back in limelight (07/08/09)
Proposed changes to an old contract on how Lewisburg and Marshall County fund the policeman patrolling Lewisburg Middle School are to be examined tonight when the county's Education Committee meets in the Courthouse Annex. County Commissioner Larry McKnight, chairman of the Education Committee, also says he's concerned about a disparity in salaries paid to school resource officers at LMS, Marshall County High School, Forrest School and Cornersville High School...
Excavation a potential solution to pollution (07/08/09)
As the state is "coordinating potential and additional enforcement" to stop pollution near Cedar Ridge Landfill, the company says excavation of a pipeline and a water treatment project are possible remedies. Waste Management Inc. on Thursday responded to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's June 26 notice that the landfill is in violation of the state's Water Quality Control Act and its Solid Waste Management Act...
Obituary: Sonja Lynn Bryant (07/08/09)
Sonja Lynn Bryant, 58, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, July 4, 2009, at Marshall Medical Center. Ms. Bryant was a native of Kansas City, Kan. She was employed with Golden Living Healthcare in Winchester as a registered nurse. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Walter and Esther Louise Keller Boan, and sister, Patricia Boan...
Public records (07/08/09)
PUBLIC RECORDS Marriage Licenses Jamie Lee Gentry and Kimberly Higdon Aldridge; Roston Glenn Willis and Patricia Gayle Scott Liggett. Business Listings 7 Fold Technologies LLC, 1472 Silver Creek Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owners: Frankie and Sylvia Hickle and Chris Burns; Holts Corner Quik Stop, 6261 Nashville Hwy, Chapel Hill, TN 37034, owners: Sandra White and Howard Ragsdale Jr...
Obituary: Nancy Louise Smith McMillen (07/08/09)
Nancy Louise Smith McMillen, 67, of Lewisburg, died Friday, July 3, 2009. Mrs. McMillen was a native of Wilson County. She was retired from Inter-City Products (Heil-Quaker Corporation) as a human resource consultant with 30 years of service. She served as co-chairperson for the American Heart Association and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg...