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Stories from Wednesday, October 28, 2009

UPDATE: All high school games moved to Thursday (10/28/09)
All three county high schools have moved their regular-season finales to Thursday night because of impending storms Friday. All three teams are at home: Forrest will play host to Moore County, Marshall County entertains Giles County and Cornersville plays Perry County. Forrest has secured a spot in the Class 2A playoffs while Cornersville must win to keep its hopes alive for a 1A spot...
Landfill hosts Canadians who may get landfill (10/28/09)
Comparisons and contrasts were made for visitors at Cedar Ridge Landfill last week. They were here to research the subject because their county in Canada is the prospective site for a landfill to be developed by Waste Management Inc. Waste Management wants to build a landfill on 800 acres with 340 acres used for the disposal area near Edmonton, Alberta. In contrast, Cedar Ridge has 287 acres with deposits on about 87 acres, and possibly 11 more if Tennessee officials authorize an expansion...
Laughter trumps politics; Audience applauds Forbis (10/28/09)
Nearly 40 people laughed in Lewisburg City Hall on Monday night when a city councilman said he didn't know if elected officials have tried to influence the Police Department. "I don't know if politics play into this," Councilman Odie Whitehead Jr. said during a fact-finding meeting of the Police Advisory Board when it seemed clear that Whitehead spoke with City Manager Eddie Fuller to stall the Board's recommendation...
ICP enjoys reunion at Belfast Lions Club (10/28/09)
Over 200 people who used to work at a Lewisburg plant that closed in 2002 converged on the Belfast Lions Club building Saturday for a reunion that may become an annual event. The plant was called International Comfort Products (a division of Carrier Corporation) when it closed. Before that, it was Heil Quaker, and it started out as Florence Stove...
Witch helping CrimeStoppers (10/28/09)
Sometimes there's an emergency when a parent is distraught and needs a handy reference card to help peace officers find a wayward, or otherwise missing child and so on Halloween the officers are getting help from a wandering witch to provide the cards for the kids...
Obituary: Roy Carl Hargrove (10/28/09)
Roy Carl Hargrove, 79, of Nashville, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Hargrove was a native of Marshall County. He retired from Ford Glass Plant as a millwright with 41 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Filer Mac and Fronie Irene Hay Hargrove, and wife, Elizabeth Puckett Hargrove...
CrimeStoppers offering reward (10/28/09)
Four trailers have been stolen in Marshall County recently and CrimeStoppers is prepared to pay a reward for information leading to an arrest of suspects. Lewisburg Police Detective James L. Johnson announced the decision by CrimeStoppers late last week and listed three trailers...
Reward sought after storage-facility theft (10/28/09)
CrimeStoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the people who stole items from a Lewisburg storage facility this month. Several storage units at By-Pass Storage on South Ellington Parkway, had the locks cut and contents removed sometime during Thursday, Oct. 15 or Friday, Oct. 16...
Crime reports (10/28/09)
A locked 1996 Chevy Blazer, tag number 678 EWN, was removed from where it had been left at Anes Station Road and Stegall Road on Sunday, Oct. 25. The Blazer had been seen there by law enforcement at 7:40 a.m. and was still there at 4:13 p.m. The MCSD had the vehicle towed by Brown & Sons Wrecker due to safety concerns because of the narrowness of the road...
All but one OK repair on clocktowers (10/28/09)
With a 16-1 vote Marshall County's Commission on Monday rejected a suggestion to refrain from repairing Courthouse clocks until the recession is over. Reasons stated by several commissioners after the meeting included the conclusion that it will cost more to repair them later and the time to do the work is when the roof is being fixed...
Town Hall move affects addition's contract for the construction job (10/28/09)
CHAPEL HILL - Immediately after the Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted on Friday for a final construction contract to build an addition to Town Hall, the document itself was inaccessible. "The contract is in a filing cabinet and it's locked," City Recorder Dawn Lovins told Mayor Carl Cooper who'd just been authorized to sign the document which is a big part of the reason the filing cabinet's contents were inaccessible...
Briefs (10/28/09)
Retirees honored at board meeting (10/28/09)
School board members and interim director Roy Dukes were all pleased with the way the October meeting went on the 19th. "It's just amazing how they came together, all for the sake of the kids," Dukes said. "The board was just super. "Young people see adults as their leaders and what we do sets the tone for them," he added...
Woman searches for purpose, job after state order (10/28/09)
A Lewisburg woman says she's a victim of Catch-22 situations and wants to work toward reinstatement of her nursing license, but a recommended program costs too much, so she can't. As a result, Mary Giles, 30, of Tyree Road, has concluded, "Maybe it wasn't meant for me to go back into nursing. I still feel there's a purpose in this. It's got to be for the best. I'll continue my search for God's purpose for me."...
Collinwood blows out Bulldogs (10/28/09)
Cornersville's late season tailspin continued Friday night, as the Bulldogs (4-5, 3-3 Region) suffered their third straight loss with a 35-6 setback on the road at the hands of the Collinwood Trojans (6-3, 5-1 Region). Desperately needing a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, the banged up Bulldogs put up a fight early on and played Collinwood to a scoreless tie in the first quarter. ...
Tigers run over by Page in 35-14 loss (10/28/09)
The Page Patriots played to their strength versus Marshall County Friday night in Williamson County as running back Markeise Lockridge rumbled his way through the Tiger defense, carrying the ball 19 times for 253 yards and two touchdowns in a 35-14 win...
Forrest clinches playoff spot in Viking rout (10/28/09)
Band of Blue takes top honors in Nashville competition (10/28/09)
The Rocket Band of Blue was on the road again, traveling to Glencliff High School in Nashville Saturday to compete in the 19th Annual Colt Classic. The band has continually strived to do their best this season by practicing hard and giving it all they have in every performance. ...
Obituary: Clarence Emory Minor (10/28/09)
Clarence Emory Minor, 84, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Minor was a native of Maury County. He served in the Army during World War II as a member of the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was wounded during the Normandy Campaign, and again at the Battle of the Bulge and received the Purple Heart with an Oak Leaf Cluster. ...
Obituary: Marvin Lewis Maupin (10/28/09)
Marvin Lewis Maupin, 72, of the Verona Community, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Maupin was a native of Marshall County, and was well known throughout the County for selling peanuts from his yellow scooter. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Obituary: William Kenneth Ellis (10/28/09)
William Kenneth Ellis, 56, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Ellis was a native of Clarksville. He was an employee of the U.S. Postal Service. He was a 4th Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus and was active in the National Association of Letter Carriers. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church...
Obituary: Clara Ruth Smith Richardson (10/28/09)
Clara Ruth Smith Richardson, 89, of Petersburg, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Richardson was a native of Lincoln County. She was a housewife and a member of the First Baptist Church of Petersburg. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard Anthony and Alma Ida Smith; husband, Fred Landess Richardson Sr.; sisters, Daisy Johnson, Dot McAlister, Elizabeth Warren, and Jean Smith; and grandson, Donnie Ray Richardson...
Obituary: Beatrice Noma Franklin (10/28/09)
Beatrice Noma Franklin, 75, of Lewisburg, died Monday Oct. 26, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Franklin was a native of Mize, Ky. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel G. Puckett and Rose Mae Ross, and seven sisters. She is survived by her sons, Larry Lee Franklin of Yuma, Ariz. ...
Obituary: Alberta Kathleen Price Garriott (10/28/09)
Alberta Kathleen Price Garriott, 83, of Lewisburg, formerly of Louisville, Ky., died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Garriott was a native of Louisville. She was retired from Carrier Corporation of Louisville and was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Louisville...
Obituary: Lucy F. Roberts (10/28/09)
Lucy F. Roberts, 69, of Shelbyville, Ind., died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Roberts was a native of Elkton, Tenn. She was retired from Electrosound Corporation and was a member of the Flat Rock Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Tobe and Dana Watkins Hurd; husband, Clayborne Roberts; daughter, Trudy Roberts; one brother and one sister...
Obituary: Mildred Virginia Griffin Carroll (10/28/09)
Mildred Virginia Griffin Carroll, 77, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Pulaski. Mrs. Carroll was a native of Giles County. She was a homemaker and a devoted wife and mother. She was preceded in death by her parents, Viola Pewitt Griffin and Ingomar Griffin Sr.; brothers, Jerry, Robert, and Ingomar Griffin Jr.; and sisters, Francis Robinson and Helen White...
Obituary: Louise Branan White (10/28/09)
Louise Branan White, 89, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, at Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. White loved people and sports, and spent her entire life focused on others. She was a communicant at St. John's Catholic Church in Lewisburg. She said her greatest personal accomplishment was winning the title of " Free Throw Champion of Arkansas" at the 1939 Arkansas Girls State High School Basketball Tournament...