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Stories from Wednesday, September 30, 2009

GM to shut down Saturn (09/30/09)
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors Co. said Wednesday it would shut down its Saturn brand after an agreement with Penske Automotive Group Inc. to acquire it fell apart. Penske, citing concerns of whether it could continue to supply vehicles after a manufacturing contract with GM ran out, ended talks with GM Wednesday to acquire the brand...
BREAKING: Missing teens found safe (09/30/09)
Budget snafu acknowledged but good will might repair it (09/30/09)
One might call it the glitch that nobody saw coming, despite the looming deadline, the money at stake, and a rush to finish. Marshall County's legal notice published here on Friday announces that its "proposed budget will be reviewed in public discussion ... on Sept. 10...," or 15 days before Sept. 25...
Dogcatcher indicted on charges of theft, official misconduct (09/30/09)
Lewisburg's dogcatcher was indicted Wednesday and arrested Thursday on charges of theft and official misconduct in connection with an English bulldog he allegedly took home from the animal shelter and tried to sell. Christopher Neal Owens, 36, of Mooreland Street, Belfast, was released on $1,000 bond at the County Jail just down hill from the offices of the Lewisburg Stormwater Management Department where he's been working since his transfer from the Animal Shelter on Sept. 11...
Diversity training never happened (09/30/09)
A policy that was adopted nine years ago and never implemented was discussed last week at a work session of the NAACP and members of the Marshall County school board along with director of schools Stan Curtis. "Minority staffing and diversity training - have you found any information?" asked Gary Davis, president of the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People...
Briefs (09/30/09)
Crime reports (09/30/09)
Student's death mars Homecoming (09/30/09)
Marshall County High School's Homecoming last week was dedicated to a junior who perished on Thursday night as a result of injuries suffered in a one-car crash on Verona-Caney Road. Shane William Hendrix, 17, of Bethbirei Road was buried in Bennett Cemetery in Williamson County after services at London Funeral Home. His girlfriend, Kelly Fitzgerald, remained in Vanderbilt University Medical Center...
Landfill: voluntary steps were successful (09/30/09)
Water flowing from Vickrey Spring has returned to normal, according to the spokeswoman for Cedar Ridge Landfill, the business that took responsibility for pollution from a broken pipe. However, Terri Douglas, community relations manager for Waste Management Inc., parent company of the landfill, said on Friday that eight inches of rain in five days and a nearby state road-widening project might affect the stream...
Ms. Firefly grosses $3,500 (09/30/09)
Nearly $3,500 were received at Lewisburg Middle School on Saturday night when about 400 people laughed with and cheered volunteer firefighters in drag as they raised money for their departments. Raffle and entry tickets raised approximately $2,000 and about $1,500 was received in bottles, jars and buckets as the audience voted with their wallets to support their favorite fireman for the title of Miss Congeniality...
Prosecutor moving to Chattanooga; successor sought (09/30/09)
The assistant district attorney prosecuting drunken driving cases in Marshall, Bedford, Lincoln and Moore counties has accepted a job with the Hamilton County District Attorney General's office in Chattanooga. Kate Lavery said the transfer is beneficial to her because of family and friends who are closer to Chattanooga than the 17th Judicial District. Lavery began prosecuting cases here more than a year ago. Her position is paid by a state grant to assure prosecution of DUI cases...
Obituary: Shane William Hendrix (09/30/09)
Shane William Hendrix, 17, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, following an automobile accident. Shane was born in Williamson County. He was a junior at Marshall County High School. He is survived by his mother, Cynthia Lee Bennett Maddox; three brothers, Davey Maddox, Chevez Stacey, and Cain Hendrix; and maternal grandparents, Faye Janke and Steve Skinner, all of Lewisburg; as well as his foster grandparents, Steve and Becky Stacey of Gallatin...
Obituary: Betty Boyd Pusey (09/30/09)
Betty Boyd Pusey, 69, of Blacksburg, Va., lost her courageous six-year battle with ovarian cancer on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009. Mrs. Pusey was a native of Lewisburg. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with Bachelor's and Master's degrees in home economics and moved to Virginia in 1963 to teach at Radford University. She retired from teaching in 1967 to be a full-time mother and homemaker. Mrs. Pusey was an active member of the Blacksburg Church of Christ...
Obituary: Neta Ellen Jolly (09/30/09)
Mrs. Neta Ellen Jolly, 51, of Lewisburg, died Sept. 24, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Jolly was a native of Glenn Ellen, Illinois. She was a homemaker and attended Union Grove Presbyterian Church in Columbia. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Gilliam Sr. and Loretta Miley Gilliam, and brother, Leonard Gilliam...
Obituary: Emily Kathleen Eads Knight (09/30/09)
Emily Kathleen Eads Knight died recently. Mrs. Knight was an employee of Stryker Medical Franklin for 23 years and was a member of the Parkview Baptist Church of Lewisburg. She was preceded in death by her father, James E. Eads, and sons, Michael Edward Sells and James Arthur Weekley...
Obituary: Hushel Lea Parrish Jr. (09/30/09)
Mr. Hushel Lea Parrish Jr., 75, of Cornersville, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Parrish was a native of Detroit, Mich. He was educated at Culleoka Elementary and High School, graduating Valedictorian in 1952. He attended David Lipscomb College, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, and the University of Tennessee. ...
Obituary: Carolyn Rogers (09/30/09)
Carolyn Rogers, 68, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Rogers was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Sadie Blackwell Dalton, and husband, James Lee Rogers...
Obituary: Joseph Webb Wallace (09/30/09)
Joseph Webb Wallace, 87, of Triune, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, at the Tennessee State Veterans Home, Murfreesboro, following an extended illness. Mr. Wallace was a native of Williamson County. He was a retired carpenter and a veteran of the Army. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Sky and Stella Scales Wallace...