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Stories from Friday, December 18, 2009

TDEC nixes landfill expansion (12/18/09)
The commissioner of Tennessee's Department of Environment and Conservation intends to deny Waste Management's request for permission to expand trash burial operations at Cedar Ridge Landfill. Waste Management is "disappointed ... (and) disagrees with TDEC's decision," company spokeswoman Terri Douglas said Thursday. Waste Management will continue to seek expansion. Plans for that are based on good engineering to protect the environment...
Updated; West resigns Tigerette post, cites personal reasons (12/18/09)
Traffic lights being installed (12/18/09)
Just in time for Christmas and the New Year, Lewisburg Electric's contractor is installing a traffic light at Rock Crusher Road, North Ellington Parkway and Fifth Avenue North. It was early December last year when a Tennessee Department of Transportation official said TDOT had decided to permit the installation of traffic controls at the problematic intersection...
VFD plans helicopter pad (12/18/09)
The Farmington-Rich Creek Volunteer Fire Department has plans to build a paved helicopter pad next to its fire hall on Wade Brown Road, the fire chief said Wednesday. "Doug Orr and his brother, Joe Orr of Tullahoma, are donating the land to the fire department," Fire Chief Robert Hale said. "Their daddy, Bill Orr, was the one who donated the land for the fire hall itself."...
Board hears praise for Dukes (12/18/09)
Praise for the interim director was heard many times during the School Board's meeting on Dec. 14. "Citizen to address board" was the first item on the agenda. The citizen was Dr. Larry Thomas, local dentist and prominent member of the African-American community, as well as the husband of Dr. Patsey Thomas, now supervisor of coordinated school health...
School board will post director opening (12/18/09)
Public records (12/18/09)
Obituary: Gladys Lentz (12/18/09)
Gladys Lentz, 89, of Antioch, died Dec. 14, 2009, at StoneCrest Medical Center. Mrs. Lentz was a native of Bryant Station, Tenn. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Avery and Rosie Lee Andrews Parrish; her husband of 56 years, James W. Lentz; grandson, Jerry Escue; sisters, Flossie Cullen, Nema Grissom, and Mary Becker; and brother, Clebert Parrish...
Briefs (12/18/09)
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. Signups for Marshall County Youth Baseball and Softball will be held each Saturday in January. They will be held in Lewisburg, Cornersville and Chapel Hill. More information will be released later...
Shooting range to be considered by zoning board (12/18/09)
Establishment of a shooting range could be another step closer to reality for the Marshall County Scholastic Trap Shooting Club this month if the county's zoning appeals board grants a request from its head coach. Marshall County Register of Deeds Dorris Wayne Weaver is representing the shooting club as the applicant for a variance from strict enforcement of zoning regulations for the range at the Marshall County Show Grounds on Robin Hood Road behind the Hi-way 50 Drive-In...
Transportation Committee hears about urgent needs (12/18/09)
The School Board's transportation committee heard about urgent needs - new vans and more cameras on buses - at their meeting on Dec. 15. Transportation supervisor Michael Frey explained to the committee that the system has 10 vans, not counting the new one that was just ordered for Special Education...
Reaction muted to TDEC announcement (12/18/09)
Obituary: Bruno Gustav Kania (12/18/09)
Bruno Gustav Kania, 80, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Kania was a native of Nordleda, Germany. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He was a retired mechanic and machinist and was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg...
Obituary: James C. Woodard (12/18/09)
James Cecil Woodard, age 65, of Lewisburg, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, at his residence. A native of Bedford County, he was the son of the late Cecil Woodard and Marjorie Lucille Powell and was self-employed fencer. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his grandparents...
Obituary: L. D. Woodard Sr. (12/18/09)
L. D. Woodard Sr., 77, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Woodard was a native of Pulaski. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy and Bessie Adkison Woodard. He is survived by his daughter, Angel Woodard of Lewisburg; sons, Lawrence David Woodard and James Edward Woodard, both of Lewisburg, and Gary Woodard of Pulaski; brothers, Carl Woodard of Nashville and James Woodard of Lebanon; sisters, Ruth Williams, Mary Sue Russell, Magaleen Woodard, and Rebecca Weiss, all of Nashville, and Betty Woodard of Columbia; and eight grandchildren.. ...
Obituary: Judy Sanders Phifer (12/18/09)
Judy Sanders Phifer, 62, of Mooresville, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at NHC Oakwood. Ms. Phifer was a native of Cheatham County. She was retired from Faber Castell Corporation and was a member of the Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kniowlen H. and Annie B. Boyte Sanders...
Fox: Health-care debate takes many forms (12/18/09)
Even as the war over health-care reform raged in Washington, the fight was also being waged -- albeit much more quietly -- in Marshall County this week. The contrast was stark and telling. Change That Works, a group fighting for reform, sent a quartet of campaigners on a week-long tour that passed through the county on Wednesday...