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Stories from Friday, January 22, 2010

Cosmolab to be sold (01/22/10)
Cosmolab, the cosmetics factory in Lewisburg, will be sold to one of its competitors, a German business, a Cosmolab spokesman said Wednesday while explaining the business' exit strategy from a bankruptcy petition filed that day. "The company has a purchase agreement to sell the company," according to Michael Musso, chief restructuring officer for Specialty Packaging Holdings (SPH) Inc., Cosmolab's parent company. ...
Catalpa news (01/22/10)
There is no way anyone can take Mrs. Hastings' place writing the Catalpa News, but I will try to keep Catalpa remembered in Marshall County and keep us on the map. What about the weather we had last week? It was cold! Lots of pipes were frozen and it was hard on the animals. This week has been nice, but wet...
Tyrades! Is Your TV Trying To Kill You? (01/22/10)
According to the Reuters news agency, Australian researchers have determined that sedentary activities (sitting in front of the TV, working at a desk, riding in a car, etc.) can significantly increase your chances of death from cancer, cardiovascular disease, or other causes...
Catalpa Cooking (01/22/10)
Obituary: Trish Bryan (01/22/10)
Trish Bryan, 60, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Bryan and her husband owned Maple Winds Wedding Chapel and Bryan's Photography in Lewisburg. She was preceded in death by her father, Clyde Daniel Lampley of Fairview...
Briefs (01/22/10)
The Town of Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Board are accepting applications for an opening on the Board. All interested persons should come by Town Hall, and pick up an application. Applications should be returned to Town Hall no later than 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1. Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call the Town Hall at 364-7632...
City loans $20K to '50s & Fiddles (01/22/10)
A business expanding from Shelbyville to Lewisburg's public square will probably be able to borrow $20,000 from the city because of a vote by the City Council. The money is originally from a federal Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) provided to the city for a loan to expand a factory here. That business repaid the loan to the city, which created another fund to spend as it sees fit...
Rock Crusher Road light is a change (01/22/10)
Monday morning, traffic lights that have been flashing red and yellow since Tuesday at Rock Crusher Road, Ellington Parkway and North 5th Avenue are to be changing from green to yellow and then red, according to Lewisburg officials. The intersection has been widely recognized as one of the most difficult and dangerous places to drive in Lewisburg, largely because of growing traffic on Rock Crusher Road and the commercial center to the west. ...
Cosmolab overview (01/22/10)
Cosmolab provides inventive product development and manufacturing services to the beauty industry. It specializes in cosmetics for the eyes, lips and face. Founded in 1910 in Tennessee, Cosmolab is the largest contract manufacturer of cosmetic pencils in the United States...
Crime reports (01/22/10)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested on a warrant for criminal responsibility Arrested on a Drug Task Force warrant for sale of a Schedule IV drug Arrested on a warrant for violation of probation Arrested on a warrant for violation of parole Arrested and served with an attachment out of Circuit Court...
First comments support closure of Cedar Ridge (01/22/10)
Among the first five responses to the state's call for comments on whether Cedar Ridge Landfill should be expanded is a couple willing to pay the county's proposed $160 solid waste disposal fee. "It is a price we are willing to pay to stop expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill," Ron and Judi Grennier wrote on Jan. 12 to Mike Apple, director of solid waste management for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation...
Commissioners mull billing for trash disposal if landfill closes (01/22/10)
Marshall County commissioners have a short-term plan on how to dispose of residents' trash if Cedar Ridge Landfill must close, but it's not been adopted partly because of billing questions. "We are creating a revenue nightmare," Commissioner Mickey King, chairman of the County Budget Committee said during the Solid Waste Committee meeting led by Commissioner Don Ledford. "I'm just airing my feelings."...
LMS sweeps Page in regular season finale (01/22/10)
The Lewisburg Middle School hoopsters celebrated eighth grade appreciation night in big way, sweeping Page. The Tigerettes got 15 points and 15 rebounds from 2009-2010 Miss Basketball Jameka Braden as they doubled up the Lady Panthers 32-16. In the boys' regular season finale, Mr. Basketball Aaron Hobbs led the way for the Tigers with 22 points in a 53-39 LMS win...
Obituary: Rozell Neathery Harris (01/22/10)
Rozell Neathery Harris, 89, of the Pottsville Community of Maury County, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, in Columbia, TN. Mrs. Harris was a native of Maury County. She was a retired inspector for Genesco, with 29 years of service, and was a member of Old Lasea Church of Christ...
Obituary: William Walker (01/22/10)
William "Billy" Walker, 78, of Cornersville, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at Countryside Healthcare in Lawrenceburg. Mr. Walker was a retired employee of CB&S Bank of Cornersville. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Campbell Walker of Cornersville; son, William (Mae) Walker Jr. ...
Obituary: William Ray Kelley (01/22/10)
William Ray Kelley William Ray Kelley, 53, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Kelley was a native of Maury County. He was a former employee of Tennessee Tire Company and for a number of years operated the National Car Wash in Lewisburg...
Confehr: Roll a mile in their seat (01/22/10)
There have been rumblings on topics in Lewisburg that haven't hit the viral stage out there in Ether-land, but they deserve a few remarks here. A property owner wanted to improve a building and get a business going, but felt building codes enforcement was too strict. That's not uncommon. What's remarkable is the proposed suggestion...
Public records (01/22/10)
Marriage Licenses Melvin Elwood Crumby III and Ashley Jasmine Stubblefield; Christopher Logan Lovvorn and Christina Marie Robinson Connolly. Business Listing Mildred's Restaurant, 532 North Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Mildred McNatt...
Valentine: We're doing our fair share in Haiti (01/22/10)
The left seems preoccupied in portraying the United States as the devil incarnate, even in the face of a massive relief effort in Haiti. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez accused the U.S. of using the earthquake as a pretext to occupy the small island country. But, he's not alone and many who feel the same way are right here in America...
Letter: Police Advisory Board has importance (01/22/10)
To the editor: The Police Advisory Board was created by the City Council in November 2007. The Board is appointed by the mayor, and serves without pay. The Board meets monthly and care is taken in the ordinance to assure that: 1. the public has access to the Board to hear concerns and...
Letter: Use common sense in war on terror (01/22/10)
To the Editor Each of us as Americans should be concerned at the administration's decision to try terrorists, who have confessed to planning 9-11, as common criminals in civilian court in New York. To add insult to injury, the security costs alone will approach $100,000,000 of taxpayer money...