[Nameplate] A Few Clouds ~ 72°F  
High: 78°F ~ Low: 54°F
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Stories from Friday, September 11, 2009

Council could OK beer permit for legal alien (09/11/09)
At least two Lewisburg councilors have expressed agreement with constitutional protections for legal aliens -- such as a local businessman with a 10-year work visa -- so they might obtain city permits to sell beer. "I don't have any problem amending it," Councilor Quinn Brandon said Tuesday night about changing a city ordinance that prohibits foreigners from having a beer permit unless they have an American partner or their business' corporation holds the permit...
Teachers, Curtis clash over insurance (09/11/09)
Teachers' anger flared Wednesday at a meeting with the director of schools that was intended to give them some good news. Stan Curtis told representatives of the Marshall County Education Association that the Board of Education had received a letter from the insurers, saying that instead of going up 10 percent in January, health insurance premiums were only increasing by four percent...
Rx fraud draws two 8-year terms (09/11/09)
Marshall County Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler handed down two eight-year sentences to a Nashville man on Wednesday in a prescription fraud case that's nearly 12 years old. James Kincaid Ussery, 66, of Nashville, pleaded guilty to charges of obtaining controlled substances by fraud at H&S Pharmacy No. 2 when it was located on West Commerce Street in January of 1998...
Latest ethics complaints to be considered separately (09/11/09)
Like service clubs and church committees, the new chairman of Marshall County's Ethics Committee was elected during a meeting when he wasn't there. "I was out of town on vacation," Commissioner Jimmy Stitt said Wednesday, having told his fellow commissioners on Aug. 31 of his plans while they were scheduling their committee's organizational meeting...
After statutory rape, woman living with victim (09/11/09)
A Lewisburg woman who pleaded guilty to the aggravated statutory rape of a 17-year-old boy earlier this year was recently caught living with her victim. Kathy Mai McKinney, 29, was sentenced to four years probation, with no contact with the victim for one year, starting March 18, 2009. She served 120 days in jail...
Farmers Market: Here we grow again (09/11/09)
The Marshall County Farmers Market is doing much better this season than last year. Long-time regular Vickie Wilburn says there are eight to 10 vendors on Fridays, and five or six on Tuesdays. The market started before the end of June, and will be staying open until the end of October...
City Codes on Campaign to Clean Up Signs (09/11/09)
DNA test results sought in manure case (09/11/09)
The attorney for a Bedford County hog farmer, who's charged with polluting four water wells, is asking the state for results of chemical tests, according to court records filed Wednesday. "I'm told that there was DNA testing and that it was inconclusive," Fayetteville-based attorney Ray Fraley said on behalf of his client, Charles Edward "Charlie" Haskins, 61, of Haskins Chapel Road near Sutten Creek...
Utility bids lower than expected (09/11/09)
Bids were so much lower than expected for a Lewisburg utility project that it has been expanded, according to leaders of the city's Water and Wastewater Department who met Tuesday afternoon. Pipeworks-Plus Inc. of Tullahoma was found to be the best bidder for a sewer repair project in the vicinity of Lewisburg Public Housing Authority homes. Pipeworks' bid was nearly $354,000, but the expanded project will increase the contract to more than $450,000...
Board follows Curtis' suggestions for 'good faith' cuts (09/11/09)
Budget cuts totaling $100,000 were agreed at a special called meeting of the school board Tuesday night. Chairwoman Ann Tears was the only dissenting vote as the six board members present voted to approve cuts suggested by schools director Stan Curtis...
Catalpa notes (09/11/09)
I am still in shock from a Surprise 90th Birthday Party Saturday afternoon, Sept. 5, given by my daughters, Doylene Hastings and Janice Harris, in the beautiful annex of the Cane Creek Church of Christ. It was truly a surprise! One hundred and fifteen signed the guest register and a basket of 147 cards was on the register table. I appreciated all who can by to congratulate, hug and kiss me. It was a wonderful day!...
Lynnville notes (09/11/09)
The Lynnville "Fair On The Square" will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26. Fair catalogs are available at local merchants. You can enter canned items, arts and crafts, posters, clothing, flowers, all kinds of garden vegetables, and scrapbooks. Entries will be taken in at the C. ...
Briefs (09/11/09)
Obituary: William Wayne McLain (09/11/09)
William Wayne "Buddy" McLain, 89, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mr. McLain was a native of Marshall County. He was in maintenance with a gas pipeline construction, a farmer, and retired from the State of Tennessee where he maintained the grounds at the Horton Park Golf Course. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church...
Obituary: Rudolph Terrell Jr. (09/11/09)
Rudolph "Ted" Terrell Jr., 71, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Terrell was a native of Tulsa, Okla. He was retired from Walker Die Casting as an industrial engineer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph Terrell Sr. and Ruby Carol Frazier Terrell, and his wife, Lola Lucille Stockton Terrell...
Obituary: Jenafie Juday (09/11/09)
Mrs. Jenafie Juday, 67, of Bullhead City, Ariz., died Wednesday, September 9, 2009, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Juday was a native of Nappanee, Ind, and was retired from the Silver Creek R.V. Park and attended Mt. Moriah Baptist Church while she was here visiting her daughter...
Public records (09/11/09)
Marriage Licenses Jermaine Cooper and Jamiya Nicole Elliott; Michael Keith Grippin and Cecilia Ardetra Gaunt March; Christopher Lee Mull and Catherine Victoria Smith; James M. Parker and Charlene Nicole Phillips. Business Listings Baluda Inc. dba Lewisburg BP, 518 E. Commerce St, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owners: Manahar and Ghanshymbhai B. Patel; Double C South, 1729 Fayetteville Hwy, Belfast, TN 37019, owner: Christos Erinakes MD...
9-11 still vivid in our hearts (09/11/09)
Who would have ever thought it could happen? There we were at the Tennessee State Fair office, getting Dad's W-4 completed. Policemen gathered around the office television. Smoke was streaming from the building on the screen. Thinking it was a movie, certainly not the morning news, Dad and I went on about our business. ...
Confehr: 911 calls like 9-11 at home (09/11/09)
Today we remember men and women who perished eight years ago in terrorist attacks known as 9-11. Otis Tolbert was a Navy intelligence officer on duty in the Pentagon. His father, an airline pilot, had to fly a jet back to California from somewhere over the Pacific. In the airport, he learned of his son's death after contemplating broadcast news reports...
Tyrades! Ruh Roh! Scooby Turns The Big Four-Roh (09/11/09)
While folks argue whether Chanel (a 21-year-old dachshund who passed away in August) was really the world's oldest dog, a famous cartoon pooch will turn 40 on Sept. 13. Yes, Scooby-Doo and his Mystery Inc. chums (Fred, Daphne, Velma, and Shaggy) are celebrating their 40th anniversary and still going strong in the "solving supernatural crimes" biz...
Valentine: Nobody safe from Congress (09/11/09)
Congress is back in session and nobody's safe. It's a matter of time before we see if the raucous town hall meetings had any effect on a Democratic majority bent on forcing an unwanted and unneeded healthcare package down the throats of the American people...