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Stories from Friday, January 15, 2010

Police Advisory Board up for discussion Jan.26 (01/15/10)
A special called meting of the Lewisburg City Council has been called for the afternoon of Jan. 26 in City Hall to consider the Police Advisory Board.
Denton might bid on contract (01/15/10)
The Marshall County School Board member -- who'd been mowing lawns at county government buildings but was bumped last week from continuing under recent arrangements --- would be eligible to bid on the work contract again. However, Curt Denton, the school board member representing District 8, isn't sure whether he will or not. ...
Briefs (01/15/10)
The Marshall County Youth Baseball and Softball Registration will be held Jan. 16, 23 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration will be held at Lewisburg Recreation Center, Chapel Hill High School old gym, Cornersville High School cafeteria, Marshall County Baseball Complex; or register online at www.mcybs.com...
Fire victims' home burglarized (01/15/10)
The Lewisburg family forced from their home by an attic fire last week was victimized four days later by burglars and personal possessions valued at $3,375 were reported stolen. Carmen R. Johnson of Glenn Avenue, his wife and children have been living in a motel since their home caught fire Jan. 7, city reports show. A recently installed wood stove flue apparently ignited the roof...
Chapel Hill news (01/15/10)
Has it been cold enough for you? It's been a little too cold for me. I didn't leave the house for three days last week I was beginning to get a little "stir crazy." I'm glad it's getting warmer - not warm - just warmer. CHES and Forrest students and teachers get another holiday Monday, Jan. ...
Confehr: Homelessness in your face, on the square, in our schools (01/15/10)
About this time last year, I noticed and wrote about a woman counting pennies to pay her water bill, seeing it as a reflection of the economy. In recent weeks, a couple of women were referred to me so they might get help with housing problems. Solutions may still be found, although social services are a byproduct of a news desk and not the initial goal...
Conflict over police issues continue (01/15/10)
A 3-2 split on Lewisburg's City Council re-emerged Tuesday and it was over police personnel issues again: hiring a chaplain to be an officer; and abolition of the Police Advisory Board. Public discussion by elected officials of both issues was not conducted during the regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Council in City Hall where a larger than normal audience assembled...
City checking prices on trash service (01/15/10)
Lewisburg is asking trash collection and disposal companies for prices and plans on how to help the city deal with the prospect of an end to operations at Cedar Ridge Landfill. On a unanimous vote Tuesday, the City Council authorized City Manager Eddie Fuller to advertise the announcement. The deadline for the bids is Feb. 5, but the request for proposals includes more than service in Lewisburg...
Jury saw Sullivan guilty as charged (01/15/10)
A Cornersville man was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter after a two and a half day trial this week. Donnie L. Sullivan, 53, of 115 Beechwood Ave., was found guilty in the shooting death of his stepson, Timothy Swaw, on Feb. 15 last year. A jury of nine women and three men deliberated for 70 minutes before returning the verdict...
Crime reports (01/15/10)
More petitions pulled (01/15/10)
A potential candidate for sheriff and three more for county commission are listed at the Marshall County Election Commission Office on College Street. Former Sheriff's Department officer Roger Fagan has obtained a petition to be named on the ballot, according to a list maintained by Elections Administrator Jo Ann Henry...
Catalpa Recipes (01/15/10)
On Jan. 31, 1985, Mrs. Hastings wrote, "I really appreciated a lady at Cosmolab telling Doylene she made my tomato soup recipe last week and in her words, 'It was delicious!' This week I was asked for my chili recipe. This is the way I make it for my family."...
Dawgs run away from Cats (01/15/10)
Cornersville Middle School basketball held their eighth grade night on Thursday and the senior middle schoolers delivered in a big way for both the boys and girls as they swept Minor Hill. The Lady Bulldogs won 36-16 in a solid coast-to-coast effort over the Cats from southern Giles County...
Obituary: Mary Marzee Boyd Bruington (01/15/10)
Mary Marzee Boyd Bruington, 92, widow of "Mac" Bruington, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at her son's residence in Rocky Mount, Va., where she lived after the death of her husband in 2005. Mrs. Bruington was a homemaker and a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg...
Tyrades! Mirror, Mirror On The Wall... (01/15/10)
According to CNN, BeautifulPeople.com (an international Internet dating site with a strict ban on "ugly people") has expelled about 5,000 members for having the temerity to gain a few extra pounds over the holidays. That's right. Members didn't become any less desirable for things like driving drunk along a crowded parade route or snarling "Bah, humbug!" at starving orphans. No, they got kicked out on their semi-plump keisters for daring to drink an extra glass of boiled custard...