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Stories from Wednesday, January 27, 2010

LAST NIGHT: Council abolishes Police Advisory Board (01/27/10)
Lewisburg's Police Advisory Board was abolished by a 3-2 vote of the City Council on Tuesday. Councilman Robin Minor seconded Councilman Odie Whitehead Jr.'s motion to disband the panel and Councilman Hershel Davis agreed. Councilmen Ronald McRady and Quinn Brandon Stewart voted against eliminating the panel created about two years ago on a request from then-Mayor Bob Phillips...
SPORTS UPDATE: All hoops games moved to Thursday (01/27/10)
Marshall County High School and Cornersville have had their basketball doubleheaders moved from Friday to Thursday because of an expected winter storm on Friday. MCHS will visit Hickman County, with the girls game beginning at 5 p.m. Cornersville will host Culleoka at 6...
More applications for director's job; none local (01/27/10)
The deadline is this Friday, but, as of Monday, no local applications for the job of director of schools have been received at Central Office. In addition to Spurgeon Banyard, Alexis Seymore, and Eugene Johnson, three more people have sent in their paperwork, bringing the total to six...
Man dies while playing 'Russian roulette' (01/27/10)
A Marshall County man died in the early hours Sunday as a result of what witnesses called Russian roulette. Jason M. Medel, 24, reportedly died from a single gunshot wound to the chest at a residence on Old Belfast Road. Medel's relatives identified him at the morgue, and his body was transported to the Medical Examiner's office in Nashville for autopsy...
Stimulus money paid $15,448.11 for dishwasher (01/27/10)
A dishwasher has been purchased for $15,448.11 by Marshall County officials, and Monday night some of them finalized the deal with money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The ARRA funds, otherwise known as federal economic stimulus money, came to Marshal County through a U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Service Equipment Grant, according to a resolution unanimously approved by county commissioners...
County, schools will meet on maintenance (01/27/10)
The County and the schools decided to let their maintenance agreement run until they can hold another joint meeting on Feb. 16. According to an announcement from Central Office, the school board is also holding a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday "to discuss maintenance issues."...
Sheriff's race: Dalton, Fagan in; Forbis on fence (01/27/10)
Marshall County could have a three-way race for sheriff this summer depending on what one of the men decides in the next few weeks. Two long-time Marshal County lawmen - Norman Dalton, the sheriff's detective captain, and Roger Fagan, a former Cornersville police chief and sheriff's chief deputy - say they're in the race even though they haven't issued an official announcement...
County providing $5Gs for heat bills (01/27/10)
Marshall County commissioners voted Monday to spend $5,000 of motel room tax revenue to get $10,000 matching federal money so low and moderate income households can get help with their heating bills this winter. "We've got families with light and heat bills that went sky high," County Commissioner Mickey King, chairman of the Budget Committee said of help that can go up to a one-time payment of $450 per household. "Every dollar we spend gets $2. Same deal as last year."...
Crime reports (01/27/10)
Briefs (01/27/10)
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 364-7632...
County wary of potential winter storm (01/27/10)
Is herd mooo-ving? No. (01/27/10)
The highly prized herd of Jersey milk cows will not be moved from the University of Tennessee Dairy Research and Education Center on New Lake Road, Marshall County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett announced Monday night. In closing remarks during the monthly meeting of county commissioners, Liggett said that an announcement was planned at the Tennessee General Assembly on Tuesday by UT Agriculture Vice President Joe DiPietro who's to provide additional details during a 9:30 a.m. ...
Lady Rockets keep their cool, burn MTCS (01/27/10)
The Forrest Lady Rockets are just one win away from their sixth straight District 9A regular season title after disposing a temperamental MTCS squad 68-46 in Chapel Hill Tuesday night. The two district foes have squared off in many of the big league games and region tournaments over the past four years and have a history, on and off the court...
Obituary: Bruce Dorris Baugher (01/27/10)
Bruce Dorris Baugher, 76, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Baugher was a native of Limestone County, Ala. He was retired from Walker Die Casting and was a member of Bluff Springs Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Asa Miles and Mattie Ophelia Vincent Baugher; brother, Asa "Tiny" Baugher; and sister, Wynell Peete...
Obituary: Thomas H. Lynch (01/27/10)
Thomas H. Lynch, 82, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, in Shelbyville. Mr. Lynch was born in Bedford County. He served in the Army and was a retired highway construction worker. Mr. Lynch was a member of North Fork Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hiram Edgar Lee and Mary Ella Davis Lynch; sisters, Viola Lynch, Gracie Allen, Bessie Underwood, Alice Lynch, and Susie M. Lynch; and brothers, J.R. Lynch and Robert Edward Lynch...
Obituary: Renelda Ann O'Saile (01/27/10)
Renelda Ann O'Saile, 43, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, in Lewisburg. Mrs. O'Saile was preceded in death by her grandparents, Nathaniel and Ruth Allen and Ellick and Katie Harris, as well as Annie Bell Hobbs Harris; aunt, Mosie Warr; uncles, Nathaniel Allen Jr., Charles Allen, and Shelly Harris; and honorary uncle, Bob Davis...
Obituary: Jessie Mae Tolliver Owens (01/27/10)
Jessie Mae Tolliver Owens, 74, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Owens was a native of Lynnville. She was a homemaker, a domestic worker and a member of the Second Avenue Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Laura Alexander Tolliver and Jessie Tolliver Sr.; sisters, Edna Tolliver and Rose Scribner; and daughter, Rosemary Davis...
Obituary: Hershel Elmer Bivens (01/27/10)
Hershel Elmer Bivens, 95, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation Center in Monterey, Tenn. Mr. Bivens, fondly known as "Mr. Elmer" or "Mr. B.," was a native of Hardin County. In 1943, he and his wife moved to Friendship and began a series of businesses. ...
Obituary: Paulette Rainey (01/27/10)
Paulette Rainey, 62, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Ms. Rainey was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie Bennett and Rena Mae Young Paul, and sister, June Fears...
Obituary: Frances K. Purdom (01/27/10)
Frances K. Purdom, 76, of Nolensville, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, in Nashville. Mrs. Purdom was born in Ruthedford, N.C. She was retired from the United States Postal Service and was a member of the Concord-Grandview Baptist Church in Nolensville...
Obituary: Joe Leland McCollum (01/27/10)
Joe Leland McCollum, 75, of Cornersville, died Jan. 22, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. McCollum was a native of Marshall County. He served his country during the Korean Conflict in the Army in Germany. He was a retired truck driver with the paper industry, after 20-plus years with Electrolux...
Obituary: Joe Henry Pullen (01/27/10)
Joe Henry Pullen, 72, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at NHC Oakwood. Mr. Pullen was a native of Maury County. He was a retired truck driver and member of the Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Green Wesley and Sarah Maxie Reed Pullen; son, Randy Pullen; sisters, Dorothy Thomas and Bertie Sue Fagan; and brother, Buddy Pullen...