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Stories from Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Veterans Committee meets Thursday (08/05/09)
The Marshall County Veterans Committee is hosting a veterans meeting on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. in the Church Street Church of Christ Annex. The purpose of the meeting is to inform veterans of the benefits that are available through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Stan Collins, a veterans claims specialist with the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs will be the guest speaker...
Insurance agent being recommended by Benefits Committee (08/05/09)
Chapel Hill EMS station opens (08/05/09)
CHAPEL HILL -- Town and county cooperation for the public safety of residents in the north end of Marshall County was celebrated Saturday with a ribbon cutting at the new ambulance station. Elected and appointed leaders, emergency crew personnel, their families and friends came to mark the day as special. Visitors saw where their rescue teams would start their race against time for the lives of their patients...
Briefs (08/05/09)
Registration is now open for the Sept. 12 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Friday, Aug. 7. The national ACT September exam is the earliest college admissions test date of the school year. For high school seniors, the September test is an excellent opportunity to receive test results in time for early decision applications...
Fundraising starting for CSVFD (08/05/09)
CANEY SPRING - More than twice as much money as needed immediately was raised within 10 minutes at Caney Spring Baptist Church where directors were elected Sunday afternoon for a new volunteer fire department. Of the $254 donated, $110 will be provided to attorney Lee Bowles of Lewisburg who's volunteered to fill out and file an application so the Caney Spring Volunteer Fire Department can obtain tax-free status, according to Marshall County Commissioner E.W. Hill...
Marshall County musician plays opening act for rocker (08/05/09)
COLUMBIA -- In a rare local appearance, venerable rocker Leon Russell raised money for Maury County's senior center during a Saturday night concert that opened with a band including a member of Marshall County's school board. "It's awesome," school board member Mark Wilkerson said Monday of playing keyboard in Russell's opening act band, Don Morrow and Independence Blues Band, at the Cherry Theater on the main campus of Columbia State Community College...
Crime reports (08/05/09)
CRIME Round Up By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Florida woman was arrested on a seven-year-old capias last week and held for an appearance in Circuit Court today. Beatrice Eva Embair, 44, of Davie, Fla. was indicted by the Marshall County Grand Jury in March 2002, accused of aggravated perjury in the case of Steven Lloyd Pallett. ...
Second ethics complaint filed (08/05/09)
Another ethics complaint against Marshall County School Board employees was filed Tuesday at the County Courthouse Annex on Lewisburg's public square. The complaint, addressed to County Commission Chairwoman Mary Ann Neill because she leads the Ethics Committee, is from school bus driver and mechanic Randy Lowe, whose contract was not renewed for the 2009-2010 school year...
LPD lead detective resigns (08/05/09)
A detective resigned from the Lewisburg Police Department earlier this week. Police chief Chuck Forbis confirmed yesterday that he had received a resignation letter from Detective Sgt. Jimmy Oliver. Forbis refused to comment on the reasons for Oliver's resignation, but said he would be trying to fill the vacant detective position from within the police department...
Schools director hopes for a great year (08/05/09)
What a difference a year makes! I have enjoyed my first year in Marshall County and remain full of anticipation for what the teachers, students, community and I can do to create a world-class school system. The Chalkboard column was dedicated last year to providing Marshall County citizens with information about federal and state initiatives that are affecting all public schools. ...
Early Voting Scheduled To Begin in DREMC elections (08/05/09)
Members of Duck River Electric Membership Corporation will soon be going to the polls to cast their ballots in the election of four members to serve on the cooperative's Board of Directors. Voting will take place in each of DREMC's seven offices between Saturday, August 15 and Friday, August 21. ...
Art Guild works to appear a show (08/05/09)
Members of the Marshall County Arts Guild (MCAG) will be among those whose works will be available at the Maury Regional Healthcare Foundation Art Show on August 7 and 8. MCAG members Felix Maxwell and Marion Bone will have private booths featuring works, ranging from paintings to prints. Other members will have a combined booth featuring works that include:...
A scholarship for adults available (08/05/09)
Marshall County students who are at least 20 years of age by August 1, 2009, and have an academic high school diploma or GED are eligible for the Shuler/Wilson Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on education and career goals, and financial need. The scholarship recipient will receive $500 for the fall semester and an additional $500 for the spring semester, provided the recipient maintains an overall 2.5 grade point average...
Obituary: Rose Sims (08/05/09)
Rose Sims, a beloved mother, daughter, and sister went to the great heavens on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 after a short battle with colon cancer. Memorials: Memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Hospice, 3221 Collinsworth, Ste. 160, Fort Worth, Tx. 76107...
Obituary: James Ricky Brogan (08/05/09)
James Ricky Brogan, 57, of Lewisburg, died Friday, July 31, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Brogan was a native of Boise, Idaho. He was a former employee of Heil Quaker Corporation with 25 years of service, an employee of Goodman Corporation for the past three and a half years, and was a member of the Baptist church...
Obituary: Michael Lamont Holder (08/05/09)
Michael Lamont Holder, 50, of Chattanooga, died Thursday, July 16, 2009, in Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. He is survived by his long-time partner, Lamar Heard of Chattanooga; father and stepmother, Allen and Dot Holder of Lewisburg; mother, Ruth Branson of California; brother, Gary Holder of Park City, Ala., and two stepbrothers, Anthony Bowden and Wickey Gower, both of Lewisburg...
Obituary: Willie Davis Jett (08/05/09)
Willie Davis Jett, 91, of Franklin, formerly of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009. Mrs. Jett was preceded in death by her parents, William Henry and Maudie Evitt Davis; husband, Howard Jett; grandson, Mark Anthony Ladd; and stepchildren, Frances Miller, Howard Jett Jr. and Paul Jett...
Obituary: Ronnie Levern Patterson (08/05/09)
Ronnie Levern Patterson, 46, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at her residence in Pulaski. Ms. Levern was a member of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Lewisburg and was an employee at Arby's. She is survived by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Patterson; son, Norman Phillips; daughter, Renita Patterson; brother, Randolph Patterson; sisters, Judith Ward, Joeleen Magraff and Janice Crower; and five grandchildren, all of Pulaski...
Public records (08/05/09)
Marriage Licenses William Thomas Fields and Ashley Lynn Gleghorn; Benjamin Lee Harrington and Rose Mary Black; Joshua Earl Lankford and Stefanie Kaye Dawes; Danny Kenneth Montes and Cynthia Carol Andrews Hargrove; Daniel Aris Richardson and Michaela Delaine Wells...