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Stories from Friday, March 26, 2010

Catalpa news (03/26/10)
CATALPA NEWS By Juanita Pack Hello again. My news will be a little different this week. I am slowly recovering from suffering a stroke last Tuesday, and my daughter is doing my typing. Luckily, the only major problem is I now have limited eyesight and some numbness on my left side. There is every hope that my eyesight will slowly return. Please keep me in your prayers...
Catalpa Cooking (03/26/10)
CHERRY CHEESECAKE PIE 1 graham cracker pie crust 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup sugar 1 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 container (8 oz.) Cool Whip 1 cup cherry pie filling Beat cheese until smooth, gradually beat in sugar. Blend in sour cream and vanilla. Fold in Cool Whip, blend well. Spoon into crust. Chill until set, at least 4 hours. Spoon cherry pie filling over top of pie...
Tyrades! Church: The Non-Drowsy Formula (03/26/10)
When I was in grade school, my concept of eternity was shaped by sermons. Eternity was the time between our then-minister's saying "And in conclusion..." and his actually, well, you know, concluding. As I matured, I developed a longer attention span, but apparently concentration is still a problem for many adults. According to the Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, the Vatican is recommending that Catholic clergy keep their sermons to under eight minutes...
Lynnville notes (03/26/10)
Spring has arrived, but winter just doesn't seem to want to go away. The weather report says it is suppose to warm up. The annual Robert B. Jones High School Alumni Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 5 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lynnville Municipal Building. A potluck lunch will be served at noon with a program to follow. Make plans to attend the meeting of this dear old school that once stood on the eastern borders of Lynnville...
Petersburg Piddlings (03/26/10)
March 20 was my birthday and I turned 40. I still feel young, but I remember when I thought 40 was very old. Oh yeah, that was last year when I was 39. With the milder days and cold nights, it does seem that spring has sprung. With the snows this winter and all the rain, the weather pattern has finally changed after all the drought we have seen in recent years. ...
Man accused of biting hand that fed him (03/26/10)
A convicted sex offender living near Lewisburg's public square was back in Marshall County's Jail on Wednesday, charged with burglary and theft at a business where the owner tried to help him. David M. Gordon, 35, who'd been living at a Second Avenue apartment, is accused of crawling through the front window of the Corner Cafe shortly after midnight when he cut the electrical cord to the cash register and carried it out of the building, according to Michael Farrar, owner of the cafe...
Complete count eyed for Census with parade (03/26/10)
A March to the Mailbox Parade is recommended by the U.S. Census Bureau, according to a brochure left at the Marshall County Courthouse Annex on Tuesday. Gertrude "Trudy" Parham, a partnership specialist with the Bureau's office in Charlotte, N.C., was there to meet with nine local leaders who were described as the county's Complete Count Committee...
Derryberry dubbed for prayer duty as he's reappointed (03/26/10)
New airplane hangars, valued at about $1 million, are under construction at Lewisburg's Ellington Field where the city's cost is $100,000, the airport manager said on a recent Friday afternoon when clouds cleared after a morning of rain. "And they don't have to pay back the $900,000," said Clay Derryberry who's just been renamed the airport's Fixed Base Operator, a title that means he's the manager of the airport and can conduct other businesses there. ...
Briefs (03/26/10)
The Webb School, Bell Buckle, is pleased to announce that 6th grader Ashlyn Avent of Lewisburg made the A Honor Roll and Sarah Steely, a Webb senior, also of Lewisburg, made the B Honor Roll. The Webb School is an independent college preparatory day/boarding school for grades 6-12, the oldest continuously operating school of its kind in the South. The school is currently celebrating its 140th year and is known for its emphasis on academic excellence and character development...
Potential employers sought, described (03/26/10)
Five prospective businesses were described to Lewisburg's City Council and its Industrial Development Board this week by the board's attorney and the city's industrial developer. Jobs for 25 to 500 people would come to Lewisburg, depending on which business lands here, according to information from IDB Attorney Robert Binkley and Industrial Developer Terry Wallace...
Chapel Hill news (03/26/10)
Guess what? Spring is here. Some days it looks and feels like spring, and then other days you'd think we're in the middle of winter. Yes, I'm more behind than ever - what can I say? I want to congratulate a Lady Rocket, Beth Hawn, on winning the 2009-2010 Class A Miss Basketball award. She received this honor at the conclusion of the Class A State Title game two weeks ago. This is the state's most prestigious individual award...
Cities may proceed on trash plans (03/26/10)
After more than a year of public discussion on what to do if the landfill west of Lewisburg must close, Marshall County's municipalities are in a position to hire a trash company that owns the landfill north of Murfreesboro. And that's OK, according to Marshal County Solid Waste Director Morgan Thomas, because the short-term plan developed by county commissioners on the solid waste committee would probably last about as long as the cities' contract with Allied Waste...
Indictments handed down (03/26/10)
The grand jury handed down various indictments last week. Indictment does not mean a person is guilty. That's determined by a trial or by a guilty plea. According to public records, Morales allegedly stalked his victim for a week, broke into her apartment and tried to rape her at knifepoint in May 2009. ...
Obituary: Marie Compton Harris (03/26/10)
Marie Compton Harris, 88, of Dickson, formerly of Nashville, died Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Dickson Health Care. Mrs. Harris was born in Coeburn, Va. She had a love of art and was a most talented artist. She was a member of the Brenthaven Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Obituary: Charles Wayne Lunsford (03/26/10)
Charles Wayne Lunsford, 54, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Lunsford was a native of Giles County. He was a truck driver. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Edward Lunsford and Lucille Agent. He is survived by one daughter, Holly Lunsford, and one son, Eric Lunsford, both of Lewisburg; and two grandchildren, Liana Moon Harden and Taylor Jade Jett. ...
Fox: Even after passage, bill misconceptions persist (03/26/10)
Now that the health-care reform package has passed, here are 10 misconceptions about it and the furor surrounding it: MYTH: This is only about robbing from the rich and giving to the poor. That philosophy ignores the fact most people are uninsured because of pre-existing conditions. The bill will provide immediate assistance for these patients, and prohibits pre-existing condition exclusion for children immediately. A prohibition on all denials based on pre-existing conditions begins in 2014...
Confehr: A trifecta of reform, openness and peace (03/26/10)
It didn't seem crazy when he said it. Our colorful county commission chairman opined that someday someone might sign up for health insurance while being rushed to the hospital in an ambulance away from a wreck. Why not? You can't be denied coverage for a pre-existing condition...