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Stories from Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Cosmolab parent company files for bankruptcy protection (01/20/10)
The parent company of Cosmolab, a cosmetics factory in Lewisburg, has announced that it's petitioned the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware for protection from creditors as it financially reorganizes itself.
Police board under fire (01/20/10)
An attempt by some of Lewisburg's city councilmen to eliminate the Police Advisory Board "is pure small town politics," according to the board's chairwoman. That's Lina Horner's assessment of the Jan. 12 attempt by Councilmen Odie Whitehead Jr. and Robin Minor to abolish the Police Advisory Board, a panel created on a request by then Mayor Bob Phillips...
Maintainence contract's legality an issue (01/20/10)
While maintaining the County's buildings in addition to the schools has not been a problem for the school system's maintenance department, the legality of the contract has been called into question, along with concerns about insurance. The school board's and the County commission's maintenance committees are scheduled to meet Thursday evening to consider the future of the contract, but until they have an opinion from legal, the school board is unable to move forward...
Board still dealing with Curtis' era (01/20/10)
Members of the Marshall County School Board are still dealing with the effects of decisions made by former director Stan Curtis. While other people enjoyed a morning at home, the school board gathered at Central Office at 8:30 a.m. Saturday for a special called meeting. ...
Obituary: Robert Leslie Leverette (01/20/10)
Robert Leslie "Rusty" Leverette, 48, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, in Shelbyville. Mr. Leverette was a native of Bedford County. He was a truck driver. He is survived by his parents, Lucille and R. C. Leverette of Chapel Hill; sisters, Patsy Ashley of Woodbury, Barbara Marsh of Lewisburg, and Cindy Crowell of Chapel Hill; brothers, Rickey Leverette of Manchester, David Leverette of Rockvale, and Mike Leverette of Chapel Hill...
Berlin Fire Hall bigger, better now (01/20/10)
Annual reports roll in during January and the Berlin Fire Department's chief counts 2009 as a good year. "This year has been especially eventful with the completion of an addition to our fire hall," Fire Chief Joe Greer reports. "This is the culmination of years of planning and preparation...
Police Advisory Board up for discussion Jan. 26 (01/20/10)
A special meeting of the Lewisburg City Council has been called for the afternoon of Jan. 26 in City Hall to consider the Police Advisory Board. The 3 p.m. meeting on that last Tuesday of the month is an apparent continuation of a motion made on Tuesday, Jan. 12, by Councilman Odie Whitehead Jr. to abolish the Board...
Briefs (01/20/10)
The Marshall County Youth Baseball and Softball Registration will be held Jan. 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...
F&M Bank introduces new logo (01/20/10)
COLUMBIA - First Farmers & Merchants Bank unveiled a new company logo Tuesday as it marked the beginning of its second century of service to Middle Tennessee. The updated design - a graphic treatment of the words "First Farmers" - debuted at the company's main office in Columbia where Chairman and CEO T. Randy Stevens uncovered the first sign...
Rolling through in another's seat (01/20/10)
The center front door of Marshall County's Courthouse Annex is to be changed so during emergencies, someone who's panicked - and doesn't know about the stairwell's fire door - will be able to escape the lobby. "Panic hardware is to be installed at the ground floor doors of the Courthouse Annex," County Building Codes Inspector Don Nelson said during a routine meeting he has with a few other county and Lewisburg officials charged with public safety responsibilities...
Stalking trial set in Shelbyville (01/20/10)
SHELBYVILLE - Two days have been scheduled for the trial of a Lewisburg man charged with stalking a teen. Andy Lynn Wallace, 35, of Nashville Highway, is to face a Bedford County Circuit Court jury starting April 5. Pre-trial motions are to be heard March 4...
Geographic Bee held at LMS (01/20/10)
The first round of a competition that might take the winner all the way to Washington D.C. was held Friday afternoon at Lewisburg Middle School. Ivy Donley was the winner of LMS's seventh National Geographic Bee. She received a $100 savings bond, compliments of First Commerce Bank...
Obituary: Charline Wortham Woodward (01/20/10)
Charline Wortham Woodward, 80, of Lewisburg, died Sunday Jan. 17, 2010, at NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Woodward was a native of Marshall County. She was an employee of the Lewisburg Recreation Center and was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Edward and Maggie Catherine Ball Wortham; husband, Paul H. Woodward; brother, George "Buddy" Wortham; and sister, Betty Jean Spray...
Obituary: Douglas Leon Waggoner (01/20/10)
Douglas Leon Waggoner, 78, of Cornersville, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Waggoner was a native of Williamson County. He was a retired farmer, a member of the International Harvester Club of Alabama, and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Obituary: Thelma T. Stacey (01/20/10)
Thelma T. Stacey, 95, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Stacey was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Albert and Lela Belle Beasley Ghee, and husband, Richard Cleveland Stacey...
Obituary: Mary Lucille Edmondson Scott (01/20/10)
Mrs. Mary Lucille Edmondson Scott, age 79, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, died Monday, January 18, 2010 in Columbia, Tennessee. Mrs. Scott was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late Ira Horace and Minnie Elizabeth Gentry Edmondson. She was a member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church and retired from Faber-Castell Corp. of Lewisburg after 41 1/2 years of service. Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Cecil Scott who died in 1973...
Obituary: Frances Anita Glasscock Pigg (01/20/10)
Frances Anita Glasscock Pigg, 85, of Cornersville, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Pigg was a native of the Palmetto Community. She was retired from the Tennessee Housing Development Association and the South Central Human Resource Agency, and was a member of the Cornersville Church of Christ...
Obituary: Ruth Smotherman Newcomb (01/20/10)
Ruth Smotherman Newcomb, 96, of the Holts Corner Community of Marshall County, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010. Mrs. Newcomb was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from the former Durango Boot Company in Chapel Hill and was a homemaker. Mrs. Newcomb was a member of Holts Corner Baptist Church...
Obituary: Sarah Lanier Stone Morgan (01/20/10)
Sarah Lanier Stone Morgan, 99, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Morgan was a native of Union City, Tenn., who graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1932. She was a member of the Marshall County Retired Teachers Association and the Lewisburg First United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Debra Brown King (01/20/10)
Debra Brown King, 54, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at Lincoln Medical Center. Mrs. King was a native of Marshall County. She worked as a produce department employee and was a member of the Hope Assembly of God. She was preceded in death by her father, Estel Grady Brown...
Obituary: Jackie Edward Napier (01/20/10)
Jackie Edward Napier, 57, of Cornersville, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Napier was a native of Detroit, Mich. He was a self-employed truck driver. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald Edward and Iris Anita Cartwright Napier...