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Stories from Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Man stabbed near Chapel Hill (09/02/09)
A Nashville man was held without bond after he said he stabbed a man near Chapel Hill last week. His victim was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by helicopter, suffering from wounds to the neck and head, according to reports on file at the Marshall County Sheriff's Department...
Bands battle, belt it out (09/02/09)
Proximity to Music City proved to be a boost for the second round of the Battle of the Bands concert series last weekend in Rock Creek Park leading up to the Goats, Music and More festival in October. Christian country music, Rock-a-Billy, a musician evoking Elvis and a lot of people who recognized familiar tunes faced off Saturday night as three more bands competed for a $2,500 prize and to be the opening act for Shenandoah at what's also known as Goat Fest...
Briefs (09/02/09)
Schools' funding standard criticized (09/02/09)
Marshall County's Budget Committee has again asked the School Board to cut spending, prompting local debate on a requirement for "maintenance of effort," meaning school budgets can't be lowered, they can only be increased. State, federal and local funding to county schools here is about $32.9 million and, with a fund balance that's grown because of spending restraint by the system, the budget is at about $34.7 million. County funding is approaching $11.12 million...
Corker comes calling on Lewisburg (09/02/09)
Lewisburg has been visited by both of Tennessee's senators this summer. Bob Corker followed in Lamar Alexander's footsteps and spent over an hour at the Court House annex Friday, discussing a range of topics with a capacity crowd of over 100 Marshall County residents...
Grand jury indicts two (09/02/09)
Man convicted of assault (09/02/09)
A jury of three men and nine women deliberated for less than an hour before returning a guilty verdict for a Nashville man accused of assault in Marshall County. Kenneth Pugmire swore out a warrant against Gary Wayne Armstrong, 50, after an Aug. 2006 incident on Pugmire's property on Anderson Lane. ...
Crime reports (09/02/09)
Vandalism reported Thefts reported Details were turned over to the detective division. Arrests made in 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force cases Arrested and charged with domestic assault Arrested and charged with aggravated assault Arrested and charged with public intoxication...
State Appeals Court rules for Horse Hub (09/02/09)
NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Court of Appeals last week upheld a trial court's decision for the woman who runs The Horse Hub in the Wheel Community just east of the Marshall County line. Horse Hub proprietor Bonnie Cady was fined $17,000 in March 2005 by the state Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for practicing veterinary medicine, including artificial insemination and ultrasound exams...
Lewisburg man judging Celebration (09/02/09)
Rollie Beard of Lewisburg won his first blue ribbon on a pony at a horse show in Petersburg when he was just nine years old. Since then, he's had a love of the animal, especially the Tennessee walking horse. This year, Beard is again judging the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, his sixth time in the position...
Coach, Rowdy win depleted Aged Stallions classes (09/02/09)
As exciting as Saturday night's Celebration was for many - it was a disappointment as well. Out of the 33 stallions scheduled to show in the split Aged Stallions 15.2 and over classes, only 12 made it to the ring. Those conspicuously missing were crowd favorites Weekend Warrior, Ironworks Tin Man, It's Billy the Kid and many others...
Curtis: Teachers initiated curriculum changes (09/02/09)
The origins of the new timetable for grades K-6 were explored at a school board work session last week. Teachers packed into the board room at central office, and many of them had a chance to tell the board about their experiences in the class room since school started last month...
Shoeless Bob Hopkins to compete for Miss Firefly (09/02/09)
In what shouldn't be mistaken for a Cinderella story, Bob Hopkins is looking for a woman who wears size 12 shoes. Hopkins, director of the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency, is not so much interested in women with big feet as he is in their shoes...
Obituary: Clifford R. Campbell (09/02/09)
Clifford R. Campbell, 87, formerly of Cornersville, died Aug. 20, 2009, in Greenhurst, N.Y. Mr. Campbell was preceded in death by his first wife, Edwina H. Campbell; second wife, Dorothy Horning Campbell; and a son, Stephen Campbell. He is survived by his son, Edwin (Donna) M. Campbell of Lewisburg; daughter, Deborah Gray of New Mexico; stepchildren, Nancy (Don) Lombardi; and many grandchildren, including Chad M., Ryan J., and Jeremy (Cindy) E. Campbell, all of Lewisburg...
Obituary: Jessie Morris Goodwin (09/02/09)
Jessie Morris Goodwin, 44, of Tullahoma, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma. Mr. Goodwin was a native of Williamson County. He was an automobile mechanic. He was preceded in death by his father, Jessie James Morris...