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Stories from Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Tigers take down Lions in close one (11/25/09)
The Marshall County Tigers hosted the Columbia Lions Monday in what turned out to be a run and gun, wide open ballgame that went down to the wire before MCHS prevailed 67-65. Kedren Johnson scored first for the Tigers on a rebound and put-back before Columbia ran off eight straight points...
Briefs (11/25/09)
Registration is now open for the 2010 Lewisburg Parks & Recreation Youth Basketball Leagues for boys and girls ages 7-12. Leagues begin Jan. 9. Registration deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18. For more information, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482. American Legion Post 39 will be distributing fruit/food baskets to shut-in veterans during the holiday season. ...
Cooking dinner for Thanksgiving (11/25/09)
Turkeys distributed Sunday at a Lewisburg church are being cooked today and de-boned Thursday morning for delivery with a Thanksgiving dinner for nearly 700 people. "And we want all the turkey back but the gobble," says Dave McDonald, the top turkey-man at LifeSong Family Church since he's been doing this for nine years at the South Ellington Parkway church...
School board tackles energy costs (11/25/09)
The board of education has decided to take a two-pronged approach to reducing energy costs in the County's schools. Board member Randy Perryman's maintenance committee recommended that the Board go forward with a contract with the Siemens Company for an "Energy Savings Performance Contracting Program." The board unanimously agreed with Perryman's recommendation, and asked attorney Chuck Cagle to help draw up the contract...
Catalpa notes (11/25/09)
Lynnville notes (11/25/09)
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Hope everyone has a great and happy Thanksgiving. On Wednesday, Nov. 11, Veteran's Day, the students of Miss Judy's Academy gathered at the Veteran's Monument on the Lynnville Square and said the Pledge to the Flag. Tally Underwood, Frances Hewitt, and Nancy Jo Hollis purchased a wreath and placed it at the monument on this day. They saluted all veterans of our great country and especially those from the Lynnville Community...
Genesco couple calls it a career (11/25/09)
Trash service theft alleged (11/25/09)
PETERSBURG - An alderman and a restaurant owner were arrested last week on charges alleging theft of services from the city's garbage collector. Alderman Brad Dillenback, 66, is accused of accepting trash from the Talk of the Town restaurant, operated by Danny Williams on Petersburg's public square. Williams, 53, is also charged...
Grant helps schools teach Distance Learning (11/25/09)
Distance Learning is to be available at all Marshall County schools in the near future, according to an announcement made at the school board meeting on Nov. 17. Nancy Aldridge, the Board of Education's grant writer, asked the board to formally accept a Rural Utilities Service Grant of $271,122, which will be used to add distance learning capacity at the elementary and middle schools...
Delivery delay from new law (11/25/09)
In the big picture of things, delivery of the Marshall County Tribune on Saturday last weekend instead of Friday, might be blamed on an act of Congress, Enron CEO Kenneth Lay, or both. "It was, basically, a wrinkle in the system," Postal Service spokeswoman Beth Barnett said Friday when the newspaper office received hundreds of calls from subscribers asking for their paper...
Crime reports (11/25/09)
Commissioners appoint members of school board (11/25/09)
A former member of the Marshall County School Board and a man who ran for a seat on the panel were appointed to the school board by county commissioners during their monthly meeting Monday night. Former board member Barbara Kennedy was elected 10-7 over Dee Dee Sale, a long-time leader in walking horse associations. Kennedy, the mother of four school children, succeeds Todd Tietgens who resigned after Stan Curtis was dismissed as schools director...
Appeals court concurs with trial judge (11/25/09)
A Lewisburg man who was convicted in May 2007 on statutory rape charges has lost in his request for a new trial or probation because the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals ruled against him, according to the court's opinion issued late last week. Eric Condrell O'Neal, 30, was found guilty by a Marshall County Circuit Court jury that heard evidence from Carol B. ...
Renovations on-going at Lewisburg public square (11/25/09)
Two Lewisburg businessmen are renovating their properties near the Courthouse Square where other recent improvements are apparent. Defense attorney David McKenzie purchased the storefront previously occupied by a cellular telephone business on West Commerce Street. He's had contractors and craftsmen gut the building for near total reconstruction inside...
Tigerettes win heart stopper over Columbia (11/25/09)
Coming into Monday night's game versus Columbia Central, the Marshall County Tigerettes were on the short end of a 2-10 record versus the Lady Lions since 2002 with the last Lewisburg win coming on Dec. 19, 2003 when MCHS stole a 41-37 victory in Maury County...
Obituary: Esmeralda Gonzalez Tucker (11/25/09)
Esmeralda "Gonzo" Gonzalez Tucker, 48, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, in the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Ms. Tucker was a native of San Antonio, Texas. She served her country in the Army and was employed by Kantus Corporation...
Obituary: Linda Louella Eastep (11/25/09)
Linda Louella Eastep, 64, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, in Rosewood Manor in Columbia. Ms. Eastep was a native of Giles County. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Nathan and Vesta Mae Cole Duckworth; brothers, Bobby and Charles Duckworth; and sisters, Marie Wakham, Audrey Shelton, and Barbara Shelton...
Obituary: Melba Ruth Porterfield Luna (11/25/09)
Melba Ruth Porterfield Luna, 81, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Luna was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Leonard's Hospital and Bigham Ham Company. She was a member of the Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Obituary: Rosa Nell Tucker (11/25/09)
Rosa Nell Tucker, 85, of Fayetteville, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at Donalson Care Center. Mrs. Tucker was a native of Lincoln County. She was retired from Russell Vending Company, and was a member of the Park City Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Mary Eva Gibson Metcalf...
Confehr: Thank you - it's what we say today, tomorrow (11/25/09)
This is the time to say thank you to our readers, advertisers, co-workers, friends, associates - in other words, all who make this possible, including those who laid the foundation and those who fought to maintain the structure known as the great American experiment...
Letter: As friend fights, we should also fight (11/25/09)
My friend, Lynda Sherrell, is fighting for her very life. She is a brave and beautiful woman. She's also very unselfish. She has taken on a battle for all women regardless of race or political affiliation. Lynda did everything she could to protect herself and her health. ...