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Stories from Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Tyrades! Working Christmas Eve? (12/23/09)
"I saw Mommy blowing Santa Claus virtual kisses underneath the mistletoe last night..." Having worked every holiday known to man when I was a convenience store clerk during high school, I can truly empathize with the millions of Americans who will be working on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day this year...
Three indicted on drug charges (12/23/09)
Utility might solve pig farmer's mess (12/23/09)
Faint hope is held by the chairman of Marshall County's Board of Public Utilities that it can help resolve a very unusual criminal case brought by state officials against a hog farmer. Charles Edward "Charlie" Haskins, 61, of 1066 Haskins Chapel Road in Bedford County was indicted Aug. 19 by the Marshall County grand jury on charges that he allegedly contaminated the water supply for several Marshall County homes by dumping excessive amounts of waste from his hog production facilities...
Knowing is like opening a Christmas present early (12/23/09)
Winter's set in. Christmas is just around the corner and farm life remains attractive here in Marshall County where a young couple has decided it's a good place to raise children. Two more months will pass before Daniel and Kaitlyn Brindle will have their first child. He moved to the Andrews Spring Farm on the north side of town when he was 12. Years later, Daniel met Kaitlyn at a college in Ohio and he decided she'd be a good farm woman...
Probation requests granted (12/23/09)
Requests for probation for three defendants who pleaded guilty were granted last week by Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler. Tawyna Gail Eady, 42, Creek Drive, Lewisburg, is to serve six years' probation for arson, and one year for burning personal property, to run concurrent. Eady was also ordered to pay court costs...
Analysis: Landfill politics rides again (12/23/09)
Marshall County's August 2006 general election has been widely seen as being about two big issues - the landfill and a new rock quarry. That conventional wisdom has been repeated, substantiated and qualified by close observers of, and participants, in local government during the three years thereafter...
Lawrence is Chapel Hill Citizen of the Year (12/23/09)
Garrett Lawrence is the 2009 Chapel Hill Citizen of the Year. Known as a successful entrepreneur, visionary, leader, loving father and husband, Lawrence loved fishing and worked hard at whatever was put in front of him. He graduated from Forrest High School in 1941 and attended Gupton-Jones Mortuary School in Nashville. After completing his degree in 1943, he joined in with his brother in starting Lawrence Funeral Home...
Police beat (12/23/09)
Other thefts and vandalism reported include: Arrested and charged with domestic assault Arrested as a fugitive from justice and served with a warrant out of Walton County, Fla., for sale of Schedule I and II drugs Served with an attachment out of Circuit Court...
Briefs (12/23/09)
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. The Marshall County Recycling Convenience Centers will be open from 7 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 23, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 24, and will be closed on Dec. 25...
Stewart: Chaplain deserves an answer (12/23/09)
Lewisburg's best-known police chaplain has asked for "closure" from the City Council on whether he can, or will, be hired as a police officer. Shaun Grant, an associate pastor at the First Assembly of God on West Ellington Parkway and one of three chaplains for police here, addressed the Council at the close of its December meeting...
Catalpa notes (12/23/09)
Holiday Tournament Schedules (12/23/09)
Hickman County Above the Rim Christmas Invitational Dec. 28, 29 & 30 Dec. 28 9:30 a.m.-Forrest vs. Ensworth (Girls) 11:00-Forrest vs. Clarksville Northeast (Boys) 12:30-Marshall County vs. Dickson County (Girls) Richland Christmas Tournament Monday, December 28...
Obituary: Zela Mai Hill (12/23/09)
Zela Mai Hill, 76, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Hill was a member of the Greater First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Erwin Garrett of Lewisburg, and son, Dr. Gary Hill. She is survived by her mother, Iva Garrett of Lewisburg; daughters, Sylvia Drusilla Davis of Lewisburg and Cathy Wiles of Spartanburg, S.C.; sons, Renard Hill of Lewisburg and James Hill of Nashville; and many other nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends...
Obituary: Geraldine Witherow Martin (12/23/09)
Geraldine Witherow Martin, 76, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Martin was a native of Giles County. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Ruby Russell Woodard; first husband, James Witherow; second husband, Howard Pinkston; third husband, Hoyte Martin; a brother; and sisters...
Obituary: Jasper Hill (12/23/09)
Jasper Hill, 61, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, in Lewisburg. Mr. Hill was a member of Green Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Triune. He was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers. He is survived by his parents, Arlene Jones of Lewisburg and Jasper K. ...
Obituary: Jerry Dalton Mitchell (12/23/09)
Jerry Dalton Mitchell, 82, of Taft, died Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Mitchell was a native of Lincoln County and was of the Baptist faith. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dalton Mitchell and Arnell Collins Mitchell, and brother, Jackie Dale Mitchell...
Obituary: Henry Albert Black (12/23/09)
Henry Albert Black, 55, of the Bodenham Community, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at St. Thomas Hospital. Mr. Black was a carpenter. He is survived by his daughter, Deshanda Pipkins Hockett of Pulaski; son, Terry Dewayne Whitaker; brothers, Frankie Ewing of Pulaski, James and Robert Black, both of Nashville, Walter and Terry Ewing, both of Lewisburg, Jimmy Ewing of Fayetteville, Will Ewing of Estill Springs, and Phillip Reed of Murfreesboro; four grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Obituary: Brent Erskin Garrett (12/23/09)
Mr. Brent Erskin Garrett, age 62, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, December 19, 2009 at his home. Mr. Garrett was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Otha Clayton and Werdna Patton Garrett, who survives. He retired from Inter-City Products as a machinist and was a member of the First United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Myron Wolaver (12/23/09)
Myron "Pap" Wolaver, 101, of the Diana Community, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009. Mr. Wolaver was a well-known owner and breeder of walking horses and mules. The highlight and joy of his life was hosting an annual cookout for his many friends and family to celebrate his birthday...