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Stories from Friday, October 16, 2009

New Lake's name? New Lake (10/16/09)
New Lake is officially named New Lake - again. Ten months ago, Lewisburg's City Council renamed it Lewisburg Lake. Tuesday night, the Council unanimously voted to change the name back to what it had been for decades. One of several reasons given to change the name back to what it was is to make people happy. They like the old name, New Lake...
This 'n' that on supermen, Social Security, and being happy (10/16/09)
Putting one little word after another while trying to make sense of several things may not solve any of them, but it could pollinate our community discussion on a few things. The dismissal of the schools director raises questions of money and the process. It's not just the process of elimination that ought to be examined. How such school leaders are selected -- hired, actually -- needs re-examination...
Bus garage case going to court (10/16/09)
Tyrades! Saturn: The Road Not Taken (10/16/09)
It has been a rough decade for astronomy buffs. First, it was decided that Pluto isn't really a planet. Then it was announced that Saturn isn't really a viable brand of automobile. The death knell of Saturn was announced earlier this month, after Roger Penske backed out of taking over the nameplate. ...
Catalpa notes (10/16/09)
CPD confiscates 40 pounds of pot (10/16/09)
CORNERSVILLE - The police chief and a highway patrol trooper confiscated 40 pounds of marijuana Tuesday morning from a car stopped on South Main Street where the driver and his passenger were arrested. Charged with possession for delivery of a controlled substance in a drug-free school zone are James Earl Bragg Jr., 26, Murfreesboro, and Tamira Thomas, 24, Atlanta, Ga. His bond is $250,000. Hers is $100,000. They were still in jail Thursday morning...
Development affected by conflict from city rules on stormwater (10/16/09)
Fixing Lewisburg's regulations on how land developers must deal with stormwater drainage isn't just an academic issue brought on by state and federal enforcement of a congressional mandate. Jeff Poarch and Cameron Coble are developing more than a couple dozen acres just off Yell Road across from Hometown Grocery where they're subdividing the land into 50 lots for homes to be sold from $90,000 to more than $100,000...
Petersburg trio in trouble (10/16/09)
Beer ordinance is being made constitutional (10/16/09)
The phrase "legal alien" is being added to Lewisburg's ordinance on beer sale permits. Such terminology was recommended by City Attorney Bill Haywood during Tuesday night's City Council meeting. It's to bring the ordinance into compliance with the U.S. Constitution...
Briefs (10/16/09)
The Young Farmers and Ranchers of Marshall County will have a Haunted Woods every Friday and Saturday night in October from 7 until 11 p.m. at the Strasser Farm, 1.5 miles east of the Chapel Hill Post Office. The proceeds benefit youth programs, scholarships, and county activities. Not recommended for children. For directions and more information, visit www.MemoryLaneFarms.com...
Obituary: Julia Elizabeth Williams (10/16/09)
Julia Elizabeth Williams, 85, of Cornersville, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, in NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Williams was a native of Giles County. She was retired from Faber-Castell and was a member of Cornersville First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Grady and Katie Porterfield Griggs, and husband, William Everette Williams...
Obituary: Rachel A. Norton (10/16/09)
Rachel A. Norton, 73, of Huntsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009. She is survived by her husband, William E. Norton, and daughter, Wanda Tucker, both of Huntsville; sons, Richard Norton of Madison, Ala. and Randal Norton of Huntsville; brother, J. W. Harper of Lewisburg; sister, June Cook of New Market; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...