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Stories from Friday, September 4, 2009

Beer laws might be altered (09/04/09)
A restaurant owner wants to serve beer, but Lewisburg law denies him a permit because he's not an American citizen, so city councilors are to be asked if they want to change the law. "We're going to have to amend the ordinance to make it right," Councilor Robin Minor said after reviewing a beer service permit application from Mei Liana Xiao, 40, of 5th Avenue South, proprietor of China Wok at 910 North Ellington Parkway...
Briefs (09/04/09)
Guest column: Don't jeopardize our future (09/04/09)
As a homeschooled student now entering my junior year of college, I wish to express my outrage and disgust with the greedy and incompetent buffoons in Washington who insist on bickering and struggling for power while their constituents work 14 hour days trying to make ends meet. ...
Bribery alleged at Celebration, which ends Saturday (09/04/09)
SHELBYVILLE - With allegations of bribery and dissatisfied exhibitors this week, the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration is stepping high toward crowning another World Grand Champion on Saturday. This week, a walking horse industry regulating group suspended exhibitor Clay Mills of Mount Airy, N.C. ...
Century-old car highlight of Cruise-In (09/04/09)
A 1910 Sears Motor Buggy was on display at the Cruise-In last weekend for the first time, and might have been one of the rarest vehicles there, as well as possibly the oldest. Owner Paul Roberts of Lewisburg says he hasn't driven the Motor Buggy yet - he only recently bought it in a small town in Alabama. He transported it to the square on a trailer...
Jersey genetics seen as saving UT's farm (09/04/09)
Federal economic stimulus money stopped transfer of Jersey cows from Lewisburg to Spring Hill, but it's temporary, so state and county leaders were brainstorming here this week on how to save money and increase revenue for the state dairy at New Lake Road...
Requested polygraph prompts suspect's confession (09/04/09)
A suspect and his mother requested a lie detector test for the 27-year-old son who's charged with raping two elementary school-age girls, and results led to a confession, according to police testimony this week in Marshall County General Sessions Court...
Obituary: James Charles Alexander (09/04/09)
James Charles Alexander, 62, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at NHC Healthcare in Lewisburg. Mr. Alexander was affiliated with Ransom Chapel Primitive Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, James Alexander; sister, Jane Waters; and brothers, William Roger Alexander, JW Alexander, Berdelle Alexander, and David Alexander...
Obituary: Katie M. Barnett (09/04/09)
Katie M. Barnett, 68, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Barnett was employed by NHC Healthcare culinary, and loved to cook for anyone hungry or in need until her health failed. She was a member of Greater First Baptist Church...
Obituary: Mary Christine Adams (09/04/09)
Mary Christine Adams, 63, of Cornersville, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at her residence after losing her battle with cancer. Mrs. Adams was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. She was a member of the LifeSong Family Church...
Obituary: Eddy Gene Ingram (09/04/09)
Eddy Gene Ingram, 56, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Ingram was a native of Williamson County. He was an employee of Genesco in Chapel Hill and attended Allisona Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his brother, James David Ingram...
Confehr: Hometown humor goes from droll to cheers in Lewisburg (09/04/09)
From droll to optimistic in the face of adversity, Marshall County's leaders and residents carried on last week with a sense of humor that's worth sharing now. Sixteen county commissioners' monthly meeting was delayed even before the vote to recess so a seventeenth commissioner could finish a job for his employer. The meeting had to begin so it could be recessed...
Valentine: Storm brewing for Dems (09/04/09)
The experts, so-called, are finally starting to come around to the reality of the current political situation. As I've written before in this space, I see a storm brewing that will put 1994 to shame. The liberals in Congress somehow thought the electorate would simply stand by while they dismantled this capitalist nation and replaced it with socialism. They were wrong. The town hall meetings during the August recess proved to be a groundswell of dissatisfaction this nation has seldom seen...
Fox: Dump Gordon? Change we can agree on (09/04/09)
I saw a bumper sticker the other day I really agree with, even though I think it came from someone whose political views are diametrically opposed to mine. The message was clear: www.dumpbartgordon.com. Works for me. And yes, I'm a Democrat. But after watching Marshall County's representative to the House blunder his way through the last month, I think it might time for Gordon to move on to a post-Congressional career...