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Stories from Wednesday, February 17, 2010

TDEC cutting park restaurant from budget (02/17/10)
State budget problems threaten to close Henry Horton State Park's restaurant, but the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation recently bought 386 acres near the park's campground for $966,553. The November land purchase was Marshall County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett's response to TDEC Commissioner Jim Fyke in the office of state Rep. Eddie Bass during a meeting last week when the restaurant was described as losing $240,000 last year...
Briefs (02/17/10)
Alisha N. Schmitt of Cornersville was named to the President's List for the fall semester at the University of Montevallo, a public liberal arts college in Montevallo, Ala. Girl Scout Cookie Booths will be available at the following businesses: Kroger: Feb. 17, 19, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27 and 28. Wal-Mart: Feb. 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, and 28. Rex's Foodland in Chapel Hill: Feb. 20...
City lumber sale is contemplated (02/17/10)
Money from timber, a withdrawn lawsuit and a couple of property rezonings were among the topics of business considered last week by the Lewisburg City Council. "I want to give you some money," Terry Wallace, the industrial development director for the city told the mayor and councilmen during the panel's monthly meeting on Feb. 9...
Train hit man seated on tracks (02/17/10)
A Marshall County man - struck by a train on Saturday in Lewisburg - was pronounced dead at the scene, police said that evening. An autopsy was sought for Rochee Reder, 31, Police Chief Chuck Forbis said. Reder was seen by railroad employees seated on the train's right of way before he was struck...
'Musical 2' set for next month (02/17/10)
The team that brought Marshall County the smash hit "High School Musical" last spring has reunited to present "High School Musical 2" on stage at the Dixie next month. Nathan Dumser and Rachel Faulkner return as the teenage sweethearts Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez, while Charleigh Cagle and Doug May, reprise their roles as the scheming Evans twins, Sharpay and Ryan. ...
State land deal struck in 2005, value examined (02/17/10)
Tennessee may have paid market value for nearly 400 acres in a deal closed three months ago, but a question's been asked if the state needs all that land. "This acquisition closed late last year," according to Meg Lockhart, spokeswoman for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, "but it was approved by the Building Commission in 2005 and was funded in fiscal year 2005-2006...
Sheriff's race develops at starting gate (02/17/10)
Twists and turns characterize Marshall County's election campaign for sheriff as candidates jockey for position even before the August ballot is set for the race. Lewisburg Police Chief Chuck Forbis won't be running for the top cop position in the county, announcing "I'm not running out of loyalty to the community and the men and women of the department. I'd rather remain in my current position."...
Obituary: Charles A. Rigsby (02/17/10)
Charles A. Rigsby, 69, of Chapel Hill, formerly of College Grove, died Thursday, February 11, 2010, in Franklin. Mr. Rigsby was a native of Davidson County. He was a graduate of College Grove High School, Class of 1959, a charter member of First Baptist Church, College Grove, and was presently a member of Harpeth Lick Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Allisona. ...
Obituary: Rochee Charles Reder (02/17/10)
Rochee Charles "Chuck" Reder, 31, of Lewisburg left his family to be with God on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010. Chuck was born Sept. 13, 1978, in Midland, Mich. He was a former employee of Cosmolab, and he attended the First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg. He enjoyed hiking, bicycling, being outdoors, and spending time with his family. He was a wonderful son, grandson, husband, nephew, and cousin. He will be deeply missed and will remain in our hearts forever...
Obituary: Martha Hunter (02/17/10)
Martha Hunter, 93, of Verona, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Hunter was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Peoples and Union Bank after 40 years of service and was a member of the Verona Methodist Church...
Obituary: Clifford McKinley Murphy (02/17/10)
Clifford McKinley Murphy, 48, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at Rock Port, Mo. Mr. Murphy was a native of Lewisburg and was living in Olathe, Kan. He was an Internet communication specialist and of the Christian faith. He enjoyed Nascar racing and riding his motorcycle...
Obituary: Margaret Evans Sneed (02/17/10)
Margaret Evans Sneed, 86, of Clarksville, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at Fieldstone Place. Mrs. Sneed was a native of Lewisburg. She was a housewife and kept books for her husband's businesses. She was a member of First Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Evans and Lucille Liggett Evans, and brother, Ashley Evans...
Obituary: Nancy Lee Fralix (02/17/10)
Nancy Lee Fralix, 74, of Lynnville, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski. Mrs. Fralix was a native of Giles County. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Nancy Henson Wright, and husband, Walter Houston Fralix...
Obituary: Mildred Mayes Brandon (02/17/10)
Mildred Mayes Brandon, formerly of Lewisburg, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, in Detroit, Mich., after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her mother, Rosie Lee Mayes, and sister, Annie Porter Crawford of Lewisburg. She is survived by her sister, Frances Yeargins of Nashville; brother, Adlophus Mayes; devoted great-niece, Kanettra Crawford; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends...