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Stories from Friday, November 13, 2009

EEOC delivers diversity class (11/13/09)
Two leaders of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission office in Nashville led sensitivity training classes on Tuesday at Marshall County schools' central office where they began with an ice-breaking exercise that had school administrators tearing holes in paper, literally...
Heroes remembered: Veterans memorial dedicated (11/13/09)
CHAPEL HILL - Dedication of the Veterans Memorial in Larry Lewter Memorial Park came with somber moments Wednesday as the community's respect for service men and women was revealed by more people than chairs. "The chair brigade is right there," Mayor Carl Cooper said before his remarks to honor veterans who've protected American freedoms. It's "what brings us together," said Cooper, noting the late Sen. Sam Ervin (D-N.C.) as one who recognized freedom as the backbone of this nation...
Kennedy files for return to school board (11/13/09)
A fourth Marshall County resident has applied to be elected to the school board by county commissioners when they meet on Nov. 23. She's Barbara Kennedy, a former member of the Board of Education who wants to succeed Todd Tietgens who resigned from his 6th District seat...
Committee recommends board put geothermal on hold (11/13/09)
Several members of Marshall County's School Board on Monday voted to recommend waiting until next year to apply for a grant to help fund retrofitting schools for geothermal heating and cooling. "It seems like we're getting in on this late," school board member Craig Michael said after noting grants are to be awarded in December. "I've found that sometimes it's better to stand still instead of go forward or back."...
Crime reports (11/13/09)
Marshall County Sheriff's Department deputies were called to a farm on Nashville Highway this week to investigate the theft of stock trailer. A 1984 Featherlite 20-foot aluminum gooseneck livestock trailer with dual axles was stolen from 5577 Nashville Highway sometime between Nov. ...
They're all councilMEN now (11/13/09)
Members of Lewisburg's City Council are to be called councilmen or councilman, not councilors and even the women elected to the panel are to be called councilmen, not councilwomen. That's according to a vote by the council on Tuesday night after Councilman Ron McRady announced that the panel was out of compliance with state law. Armed with several documents, McRady asked to have the title made even more official than it was before June 10, 2008...
Chapel Hill notes (11/13/09)
Didn't we just celebrate Halloween? And we're already into the second week of November. I think we're all trying to prepare for Thanksgiving before we jump into Christmas. Wednesday was Veterans Day. I know I'm a little late with the news. I hope you were able to attend the Veterans Day Memorial celebration at the Larry Lewter Memorial Park in Chapel Hill. ...
Catalpa notes (11/13/09)
Greetings! We have been thankful to have some sunshine, but rain is coming in tonight (Monday) the weather men tell us. Since Thanksgiving is coming soon, I will write a few lines of a favorite hymn of mine. "Count your many blessings, name them one by one, and it will surprise you what the Lord has done."...
Lynnville notes (11/13/09)
"You better watch out, cause Santa Claus is coming to town" on Saturday, Nov. 14, for the Lynnville Christmas Village to be held in the C. T. Reid Theater on the square in Lynnville. The doors to Christmas Village will be open from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. ...
Tyrades! December 21, 2012: The End of the World? (11/13/09)
If the date December 21, 2012 means anything special to you, it's either because (a) that's when your current "honey do" list reaches its half-way point or (b) you've been exposed to the "Mayan calendar" rumors. Yes, the ancient Mayans were brilliant astronomers and left a giant stone calendar that abruptly ends on the night of December 21, 2012. This has led to rampant Internet rumors that the world will end on that night...
Unsweetened Tea (11/13/09)
Does Congress not know Halloween is over? Government friends in high media places did not report the entire Congressional Budget Office (CBO) findings on House bill 3269. Only the coverage-related provisions of $897 billion were reported by the "lame stream" media (coined by Bernard Goldberg). ...
Councilman recommends reversal of city vote to accept land (11/13/09)
Lewisburg's City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to accept a resident's donation of land south of the VFW Post, but after the monthly meeting a councilman said maybe the decision should be reversed. An "about face" so the Veterans of Foreign Wars could get the land was suggested by Councilman Ron McRady during conversation after the meeting. ...
Committee recommends board put geothermal on hold (11/13/09)
Several members of Marshall County's School Board on Monday voted to recommend waiting until next year to apply for a grant to help fund retrofitting schools for geothermal heating and cooling. "It seems like we're getting in on this late," school board member Craig Michael said after noting grants are to be awarded in December. "I've found that sometimes it's better to stand still instead of go forward or back."...
Car strikes child on Silver Street (11/13/09)
A car struck a child while she was riding her bicycle on Silver Street, according to a report on file at the Lewisburg Police Department. The victim's grandmother called police at about 5 p.m. Nov. 3. LPD Officer Steve Sanders Jr. interviewed a witness who lives on Silver Street. ...
Church merger seen as sign of hope and growth (11/13/09)
There is strength and power in numbers. "Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed." Proverbs 16:3 After several months of discussion and prayer, the LifeSong Family Church of Lewisburg and the Grace Church in Chapel Hill on Old Highway 99 merged into one family...
Briefs (11/13/09)
Forrest's Hawn signs with UT Martin (11/13/09)
Obituary: James Harlon Crowell (11/13/09)
James Harlon Crowell, 84, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, in Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Murfreesboro. Mr. Crowell was a native of Bedford County. He was retired from Royal Crown Cola Bottling Company and the Marshall County Highway Department, and was a farmer. He was a member of Edgemont Baptist Church...
Obituary: Mattie Johnson Mason (11/13/09)
Mattie Johnson Mason, 88, formerly of Marshall County, died Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, in Cleveland, Ohio, following a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wish and Lucille Johnson of Marshall County. She is survived by her brother, Joe E. ...
Public records (11/13/09)
Marriage License Michael Andrew Wickberg and Shana Michelle Reagan Pack. Land Transfers River Glen S/D, Lot 10, $119,500, District 1, from Brent A. and Lisa M. Mark to Joshua Tyler McClarren; Northside Estates, Lot 2, $119,900, District 1, from Angel Bowling to Natalie Marcouiller; Northside Estates, Lot 3, $109,500, District 1, from Avalon Homes LLC to Dana Ragan; Cameron Acres S/D, Lot 15, $113,500, District 1, from Kristie E. ...
Confehr: Forgetful, witness to calming waterfall (11/13/09)
Today's tale of forgetfulness comes from a new friend, Janie. It seems that one of her long-time friends had a habit of taking a shower when she came home from work. It's a personal experience in which we know we're alone and feel relief as stress washes away from the day that's worn us out, and those cares, they just drain away...