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Stories from Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Cedar Ridge Landfill cited again (08/19/09)
Tennessee's water pollution control director has issued another order and assessment against Waste Management, citing it for water pollution because of Cedar Ridge Landfill. As the corporation has reported progress in eliminating pollution at Vickrey Spring south of the landfill's entrance, a civil penalty of up to $32,500 was imposed since Waste Management allegedly failed to prevent stormwater from washing sediment into East Fork Globe Creek and Vickrey Branch near the landfill...
Community supporting Cops For Kids (08/19/09)
Hundreds of parents, children, police, firefighters and friends went to Rock Creek Park on Saturday to support the Cops for Kids program that raised more money than last year. While it was "the kids and the cause" that attracted Randy Crosslin and his children, daughter Shelby and son Hayes who liked climbing the rock wall, the dunk tank attracted a great deal of attention when Police Chief Chuck Forbis sat on the hinged seat above a big barrel of water...
MCEA says jobs need to be posted (08/19/09)
Complaints from teachers and a parent were heard by the School Board last week at their first meeting of the 2009-2010 school year. Speaking as a substitute for the Grievance Chair of the Marshall County Education Association, Lori Beardsley completed a step in the formal grievance process by telling board members about MCEA's grievances...
Rodeo brings money in for town parks, economy (08/19/09)
CHAPEL HILL - A cowboy got stuck under a three-quarter-ton bull Saturday night at the rodeo here where hundreds of visitors came for the show coordinated by the town's recreation committee. Five Lone Star Rodeo cowboys came out and a rodeo clown got on the bull's back so the rider could get untangled from under the 1,500 pound bull, Recreation Committee Chairman Craig Blackwell said...
Police Board debates hiring philosophy (08/19/09)
The advantages of promoting from within were compared to those of hiring an experienced criminal investigator for the Lewisburg Police Department's Detective Division were debated by the city's Police Advisory Board last week. City Manager Eddie Fuller raised the subject for discussion on Thursday during the Advisory Board's monthly meeting after a series of reports from Police Chief Chuck Forbis who that evening was complimented for delivering on programs the Board sought last year...
Water improved; pollution source confirmed (08/19/09)
Waste Management says it's found "significant improvement" in the quality of Vickrey Spring water south of Cedar Ridge Landfill. Meanwhile, a "dye-trace" shows pollution of the spring was, as suspected, from a broken pipe that carried soiled water from the landfill to where it's hauled off in trucks...
Information sought for appeal to state in stormwater case (08/19/09)
Lewisburg's attorney is gathering information to answer state questions to justify elimination of a $10,000 penalty since the city allegedly failed to document enforcement of rules to prevent stormwater erosion. That's one of two cases City Attorney Bill Haywood explained Saturday. The other is Lewisburg's suit in Marshall County Circuit Court where it complains a Columbia business "improperly installed" a heating and cooling system at the recreation center...
Briefs (08/19/09)
The Farmers Market's Tuesday hours are now 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays will remain the same: 6 a.m. until noon. A Work Ethic Training Course, taught by Betsye Ledford of Ledford Employee Exchange, is being offered as a part of Ratchet Up Marshall County, sponsored by South Central Tennessee Workforce Board. ...
Bands attract crowd to Lewisburg (08/19/09)
A band that was organized only few weeks ago won the first round of competition in the Battle of the Bands at Rock Creek Park on Saturday night. Nickajack with James Cain, a singer-songwriter who's been working in Nashville, placed ahead of the second-place contenders in The Fraziers. Placing third was the Liz Runde Band...
Obituary: George Kenneth Smith (08/19/09)
George Kenneth "Kenny" Smith, 49, formerly of Lewisburg, died Thursday, August 13, 2009, in Southhaven, Miss. Mr. Smith was a native of Marshall County and worked as a construction laboror. He is survived by his parents, George C. and Larry Sue Smith of Lewisburg; daughter, Kendra Lynn Smith of Shelbyville; sister, Kami Jackson, and brother, Keith Smith, both of Lewisburg...
Obituary: Ophelia Stokes Lovely (08/19/09)
Ophelia Stokes Lovely, 54, of Cornersville, died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Lovely was a native of Marshall County. She was employed by Cosmolab for 36 years and was a member of the Cornersville First Baptist Church...
Obituary: Lula Mae Hillis (08/19/09)
Lula Mae Hillis, 82, of Flintville, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, in the Lincoln Medical Center. Mrs. Hillis was a native of Madison County, Ala. She was a housewife and a member of the Baptist church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dave and Lizzie Holder Painter, and her husband, Hoyte Hillis...
Obituary: Randall Garner (08/19/09)
Randall Garner, 47, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski. Mr. Garner was employed at Timken. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Louis Garner. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Garner, and son, James Robert Garner, both of Pulaski; daughter, Heather Garner Roberson of Chapel Hill; mother, Betty Jean Sands Garner of Pulaski; brothers, Robert Glenn Garner of Ardmore, Ala. and Kevin Louis Garner of Prospect; and a grandson, Bo Adam Schrimsher...