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Stories from Friday, February 12, 2010

Dukes' deal on board's plate (02/12/10)
The terms of the new director of schools' contract and his salary will have to come before the whole school board for discussion and approval. Board chairman Mike Keny said the board's attorney, Sam Jackson, has to draw up the contract and Keny is waiting to hear back from him...
Landfill company slams TDEC (02/12/10)
Waste Management has responded to the state's intention to deny expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill saying an inspector is biased, county water tests show he's wrong, expansion will stabilize the landfill, and capping a sinkhole will reduce pollution...
Lynnville notes (02/12/10)
"Happy Valentine's Day" to everyone on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010. There has not been very much going on in Lynnville since Christmas. Things will start happening soon in celebration of Lynnville being 200 years old this year. The Lynnville Literary and Fine Arts Society will meet on Thursday evening, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church...
Catalpa Cooking (02/12/10)
A GOOD PUNCH RECIPE Dissolve 2 packages of orange Kool-Aid in 1 quart of cold water with 1 1/2 cups of sugar in a gallon jug. Add a small can of frozen lemonade and stir until thawed. Add a large can of pineapple juice, stir well, and finish filling the jug with water...
Catalpa news (02/12/10)
Greetings! Another wet weekend, but better than the snowstorm along the east coast. Our sympathy to the family of Olena Higdon who passed away on Thursday. Her funeral was Saturday. Meriel and I went to the visitation at Cornersville on Friday night. She was 77 years old...
Chapel Hill news (02/12/10)
More teachers needed to meet mandates (02/12/10)
All over the state, school systems will be competing to hire the teachers and guidance counselors needed to carry out the mandates of the Tennessee Diploma Project. According to discussion last week's school board budget committee meeting, Marshall County not only needs to recruit teachers, it also needs to find the money to pay them, in addition to funding vital repairs and improvements to our schools...
Crime reports (02/12/10)
A Crimestoppers' tip resulted in the arrest of a man who has been on the run since December 2006. According to the report by Marshall County Sheriff's Department Capt. Norman Dalton, Joseph Wade Crane, 33, of Ashland City, was taken into custody by the U. ...
Councilman's residency question dispelled (02/12/10)
Inquiring minds in Lewisburg want to know if the only woman on the City Council lives in her ward, according to one councilman who says city residents were asking him about it when calling about the Council's 3-2 vote to disband the Police Advisory Board...
Briefs (02/12/10)
Girl Scout Cookie Booths will be available at the following businesses: Kroger: Feb. 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27 and 28. Wal-Mart: Feb. 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, and 28. Walgreen's: Feb: 12 and 13. Rex's Foodland in Chapel Hill: Feb. 20...
Council faces homeless issue (02/12/10)
Homeless people have been living in at least one laundromat and/or at a city park restroom, according to comments reported Tuesday at Lewisburg's City Council meeting. "Most people don't think we have a problem with this," Councilman Quinn Brandon Stewart told the Council during its monthly meeting as she introduced Millie Miller, proprietor of the Celebration Inn...
City looks for partner on disposal of garbage (02/12/10)
Lewisburg councilmen want to consult with Marshall County and its other municipalities on what to do if Cedar Ridge Landfill must close because the state won't let it expand. That's the consensus heard Tuesday night after City Manager Eddie Fuller reported results from a bid call on trash collection and disposal services that might result in a contract to send local trash to Middle Point Sanitary Landfill at Walter Hill north of Murfreesboro...
Vandy, Alabama hot on Johnson's tail (02/12/10)
Marshall County High School junior sensation Kedren Johnson had his two biggest suitors on hand Thursday night in Lewisburg as Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings and Alabama coach Anthony Grant were in attendance watching Johnson and the Tigers stomp the Lincoln County Falcons 69-39 in the regular season finale for both squads...
Obituary: William Robert Abbott (02/12/10)
William Robert Abbott, 64, of Cornersville, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Abbott was a native of Mt. Vernon, N.Y. He served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a retired engineer with the federal government and was a member of the Baptist Church...
Obituary: Ellen Marie Thompson Southerland (02/12/10)
Ellen Marie Thompson Southerland, 78, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at St. Thomas Hospital (Alive Hospice). Mrs. Southerland was a native of Giles County and a retired employee of Moon Products. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Altmon "Tinker" Thompson and Lillie Pearl Daly Thompson; husband of 57 years, William Bruce Southerland; son, Gary Paul Southerland; brothers, Tillman Thompson and Alton Thompson; sisters, Louise Wood and Francis Beard; grandson, William Bradley Southerland; and granddaughter, Rhonda Denise Fuller.. ...
Obituary: Britney Ann Tyson (02/12/10)
Britney Ann Tyson, 16, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Britney was born on Sept. 22, 1993, on Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. She was the daughter of Ken and Connie Tyson of Lewisburg. She attended Cornersville High School and was in her sophomore year. She was an A student, an FBLA member and she kept the stats for the football team. By her own choice, she was an organ donor...
Obituary: Joseph Michael Latch (02/12/10)
Joseph Michael Latch, 54, of Miami, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, in Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Mr. Latch was a native of Mt. Vernon, Ill. and son of the late Kenneth Earl Latch and Helen Doris Wells Latch of Nashville. He was vice president of operations of Star Marketing and a member of the Church of Christ...
Public records (02/12/10)
Tyrades! Lewis Tyree: The Untold Story (02/12/10)
At last, the story can be told! Yesterday (Feb. 11) marked the 10th anniversary of my father's fatal heart attack. Time has erased much of the sting, but every day I find myself blurting out one Dad phrase or another. He lives on in my writing and in the grandson he never knew. ...
Valentine: Super ad hit close to home (02/12/10)
Here's a switch. The Super Bowl this year was actually much better than the much-hyped commercials. There were a few stand-outs. The Snickers "Betty White" commercial was pretty good and there were a few others. Nothing that lived up to the expectations, but there was one that has some people confounded...
Confehr: Family ties tie area to Super Bowl (02/12/10)
There's always a local angle to a big story. This week our troops are going to Iraq and a neighbor's business is under the microscope around the world. However, it was at dinner Monday when the local connection to the biggest story of the week emerged while the question of the week was being asked...