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Stories from Friday, February 26, 2010

Blackmore's ideas led to meritorious service award (02/26/10)
As a result of an idea and concepts on how to fight Afghan insurgents, a 1998 Marshall County High School graduate has been awarded the Bronze Star by the U.S. Army. Sgt. 1st Class Clifford Blackmore, son of Eric and Barbara Blackmore of Yell Road, Lewisburg, on Wednesday night explained what he did to receive the medal awarded for meritorious service...
Man guilty on assault charge (02/26/10)
A Belfast man was found guilty of aggravated assault and other charges as the result of a one-day trial Tuesday. His jury of seven men and five women deliberated for nearly an hour before returning a guilty verdict for Kerry D. Calahan, 37, who's been in custody since his arrest on Sept. 20...
Catalpa Cooking (02/26/10)
Campsite tales include another chicken joke (02/26/10)
Picture this: You're camping at a state park, enjoying the tranquility of the forest and the woman who collects campsite rental fees rolls up quietly in her electric golf cart with her pet chicken seated next to her. "It was hilarious," explains a camper at the Henry Horton State Park whose name really is Glenn Miller and so, no, he's not going to play the chicken dance song, but he has more tales from the state parks where he's stayed during several winters...
Briefs (02/26/10)
Marshall County Memorial Library is happy to announce that the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) is going to be available for the public to use from home computers effective Monday, March 1. You'll now be able to look at our catalog to see what we have available. The operation of OPAC is self-explanatory, but if you would like written instructions stop in the library and ask the circulation staff for a copy...
TDEC sought funds to renovate HHSP restaurant (02/26/10)
While state budget cuts include the prospective closure of the restaurant at Henry Horton State Park, the department that controls that park sought funds to renovate that building and another. "We made a request for approximately $2.65 million for Fiscal Year 2010-11, which was not funded, to renovate Henry Horton's inn and restaurant," according to Meg Lockhart, spokeswoman for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation...
Catalpa news (02/26/10)
Greetings! Wasn't the weather great for a few days? Saturday and Sunday made you think of starting a garden or planting flowers. I love that kind of weather; I hate to have to grab a coat every time I stick my head out the door. A benefit is planned for Zac Amos, son of Connie and David Amos, at the Howell Community Room on Saturday, March 13. ...
Lynnville notes (02/26/10)
Hope everyone enjoyed the nice weather we had during last weekend. It makes one want to work in flowers and plant a vegetable garden. Buttercups are up and will soon be blooming. The Lynnville Literary and Fine Arts Society will meet on Thursday evening, March 11 at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church. Teresa Williamson will be the guest speaker following dinner...
McWherter campaigns in Lewisburg (02/26/10)
Mike McWherter, one of the four candidates for the Democratic nomination to run for governor, campaigned in Lewisburg Wednesday afternoon, emphasizing job creation as his top priority if he's elected. Also campaigning statewide for their party's nomination are Ward Cannack, Roy Herron and Kim McMillan. The state primary is in August when Tennessee voters go to the polls to elect sheriffs, county mayors, commissioners and other officials...
Obituary: Hazel L. Davis (02/26/10)
Hazel L. Davis, 52, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at Marshall Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, George and Annie Davis; parents, Herbert Frank and Mattie Lou Davis; sister, Mattie Davis; and grandsons, Ra'Kyus and Ta'vyus Locke...
Obituary: Raymond J. McFarland (02/26/10)
Raymond J. McFarland, 70, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia. Mr. McFarland was a retired plant manager with Durango Boot Company. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Roy and Goldie Melugin McFarland; sister, Magalene Alford; and brothers, Carlton, Franklin, and Jerry McFarland...
Tyrades! Gideon Goes To The Circus (02/26/10)
My son Gideon (who turns six on March 6) has now been to his first circus: the Ringling Bros. Illuscination show at Shelbyville's Calsonic Arena. I applaud the artistry of the acrobat who jumped through a flaming hoop, although it was anticlimactic after all the hoops I had to jump through to get the tickets. ...
Obituary: Edith Marie Hargrove (02/26/10)
Edith Marie Hargrove, 74, of Minor Hill, died Feb. 23, 2010, at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski. Mrs. Hargrove was a native of Elkmont, Ala. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Nina Brewer, and husband, Walter Thomas Hargrove. She is survived by her sons, Roger (Helen) Hargrove of Anniston, Ala. ...
Public records (02/26/10)
PUBLIC RECORD Marriage Licenses Steven John Christopher and Waverly Ann Harris; Bradley Michael Skinner and Brandi Leann Burns. Business Listings KC Creations, 6439 Nashville Hwy, College Grove, TN 37046, owner: Karen M. Couch; Keel Construction, 712 W. ...
Confehr: Exercise free speech or work on your golf (02/26/10)
One of the great things about this country is the freedom to say whatever you like and we're hearing a lot of it now that the silly season is in full bloom. Pollination continues through Halloween. Nationally, there's been a lot of unmasking of exaggerations, although some folks will decide to believe what they want, regardless of what other folks say. Government bashing is in fashion. Some people still wear zoot suits when it's not Halloween...