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Stories from Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Budget won't be set until September (07/22/09)
As Marshall County works to get its fiscal house in order, it's become clear that its next budget won't be adopted until some time in September even though the fiscal year has already started. State, county and municipal budgets run from July 1 of one year through June 30th of the next year. Businesses may use any 12-month period, but they usually use a calendar year for tax purposes. The federal budget starts in October...
Solid waste fee recalculations at $60 to $168 per year in county (07/22/09)
There's been an increase in the proposed $50 solid waste fee calculated recently to cover a shortfall in revenue for operations of the Marshall County department funded with host fees paid by Cedar Ridge Landfill. The new estimate is $60 annually for county residents who don't live in a town or city with garbage collection. An increase is needed because barns and vacant homes were erroneously counted as billable addresses...
Wentzel, White nominated to be ethics panelists (07/22/09)
With the resignation of a Marshall County commissioner and the county clerk from the County Ethics Committee, two county commissioners were nominated this week to be elected on Monday. County Clerk Daphne Fagan resigned from the Ethics Committee shortly after the panel voted to drop an ethics complaint against former Commission Chairman Sam Smith and refer other questions to the district attorney...
1st F&M marking century of banking (07/22/09)
COLUMBIA - First Farmers & Merchants Bank will mark 100 years of banking and community service throughout Middle Tennessee on Sunday. Two days earlier, on Friday, area residents are invited to visit any of the bank's 17 branch offices, according to John Tomlinson, chief administrative officer, First Farmers & Merchants Bank...
County spending cut (07/22/09)
Nearly $200,000-worth of spending requests were cut from Marshall County's $35 million general fund during a Budget Committee meeting that lasted more than three hours on Monday night. Another $500,000 should be cut to bring requested spending in line with revenue, according to Budget Committee Chairman Mickey King. County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett reported last week revenues from sales and property taxes are down by $1.1 million...
Briefs (07/22/09)
Three-Star Beautification recognizes spruce-ups around Marshall County (07/22/09)
Signs are going up in businesses around town signifying efforts to spruce up Marshall County. The Three-Star Beautification Committee has begun a Three-Star Beautification Recognition program in which businesses that do a little landscaping to make their locations more appealing can be recognized. ...
Public records (07/22/09)
PUBLIC RECORDS Marriage Licenses William G. Cook and Annie Ruth Baugher; Tommy Neal Garner and Scarlett Marie Lamb; Joseph D. Taylor and Kimberly Ann Hancock; Kevin James Tennant and Jean Frederick Suffoletta. Business Listings Familyman Handyman, 1790 Bethbirei Rd, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Brent D. Turner; Marshall County Monuments, 1928 Fayetteville Hwy, Belfast, TN 37019, owner: Pamela Grant...
Miss Lewisburg preparations start (07/22/09)
The Lewisburg Rotary Club Miss Lewisburg Scholarship Pageant preparations are underway, with the event just around the corner on Saturday, Sept. 12. The Miss Lewisburg Scholarship Pageant is the biggest event of the Lewisburg Rotary year and all hands are on deck to pull off another successful crowning - the 17th crowning of a Miss Lewisburg and Little Miss Lewisburg...
Lewisburg Horse Show Highlights Weekend (07/22/09)
A big weekend of one-night horse shows begins on Thursday, July 23, with the Dickson County Saddle and Bridle Club Horse Show at Dickson. The show starts at 6 p.m. and 32 classes are on the program. On Saturday night, the 68th Annual Red Carpet Show of the South takes place in Pulaski. ...
Three Schools Win a Community Learning Center Grant (07/22/09)
The Marshall County School System has received a competitive grant in the amount of $300,000 per year for three years to establish 21st Century Community Learning Centers at the schools with the highest rates of diversity and economic need. Marshall Elementary School, Westhills Elementary School, and Lewisburg Middle School will host the centers, and students at Oak Grove Elementary School may travel by bus to one of those sites to participate. ...
Goatfest planning heats up (07/22/09)
Nigerian Dwarf goats are being shown at the Goats Music and More festival for the first time this year. At their planning meeting last week, the GMM organizing committee got acquainted with Suzy Way of Nolensville, who will be one of the judges for that show...
Crime reports (07/22/09)
Driving offenses - DUI 2nd offense, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance (Xanax), and violation of the implied consent law - Driving on revoked - Driving on suspended Arrested and charged with vandalism and criminal trespass at old Connelly School:...
Obituary: Brenda Jo Herbert (07/22/09)
Brenda Jo Herbert, 55, of Eagleville, died Sunday, July 19, 2009, in Eagleville. Ms. Herbert was a native of Williamson County. She was formerly employed with Herbert's Barbecue in Franklin, and was a member of the Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Joe P. Herbert...
Obituary: Avery Badgett (07/22/09)
Avery Badgett, 94, a resident of Sunnybrook Home, Lewisburg, died Saturday, July 18, 2009, in Columbia. Mr. Badgett was born in Blount County. He attended Farmington United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his mother, Nellie Wright Badgett...
Obituary: William "Bill" K. Weber (07/22/09)
William "Bill" K. Weber, age 65, of 1242 Wheatland Ave., Lancaster, Pa., formerly of Paducah, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at Hospice of Lancaster County in Mount Joy, Pa. Born in Kingsville, Texas, he was the son of the late Kossuth C. and Betty Smith Weber. He and his wife, Melinda Gates Weber, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary last July 27th...
Obituary: Howard S. Warner II (07/22/09)
Howard S. Warner II, age 67, died Saturday, July 18, 2009, at the Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos, Texas. Born in Vicksburg, Miss. on April 26, 1942, he was the son of the late Lawrence Glover and Mable Myrtle Askew Warner. He received his high school education at Woodbury Forrest Preparatory School. ...
Obituary: R. E. Woodward (07/22/09)
R.E. "Edd" Woodward Jr., 84, of the Farmington Community, died Thursday, July 16, 2009, in NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Woodward was a native of Marshall County. He was a farmer and member of the Farmington Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Edward Woodward Sr. and Annie Ruth Cathey Woodward; three-year-old children, Julia Ann Woodward and Tommy Knox Woodward; and sisters, Christine Loggins and Annie Frances Collins Ownby...