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Stories from Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Briefs (03/31/10)
Cornersville Junior Beta Club is teaming up with Soles4Souls to collect gently worn or new shoes that will be sent to earthquake victims in Haiti and Chile. Any size shoes are accepted, children or adults. Shoes may be dropped off at Cornersville Elementary School through the month of March. Shoes need to be tied or rubber banded in pairs. All donations are appreciated...
New home permits down, remodeling up (03/31/10)
Construction season arrived with spring and while there are signs of growth, figures from construction permit sales show how hard the recession hit homes here. New home construction permit sales at the Marshall County Courthouse Annex are down dramatically, but with several months left in the fiscal year, the number of construction permits for additions and remodeling has already equaled the number sold last year...
County faces new standard, but with no new funds (03/31/10)
Tough new requirements for high school classes in Tennessee and no money to pay for them in Marshall County are problems county commissioners and school board members are facing for budgets starting July 1. The extent of the problems was revealed in a two-hour meeting Thursday attended by the county commission's education committee, members of the school board, and school system officials - all gathered in the Courthouse Annex...
County schools HR chief displays Holy Water (03/31/10)
An unusual souvenir of a recent trip to Italy is on display in an office at Board of Education headquarters in Lewisburg. The souvenir is a vial of Holy Water, blessed by Pope Benedict XVI, that human resources director Mitchell Byrd brought back from a trip he and his wife took with a student tour group over the Christmas break...
Group raising funds for shelter (03/31/10)
A group formed recently to help dogs at the Lewisburg-Marshall County Animal Shelter got its first major opportunity to raise funds for the cause in May. "I'll make you an offer," city manager Eddie Fuller said at a meeting with the Lewisburg Animal Shelter Adoptions (LASA) group on Wednesday last week. "Would you all cook the food (hamburgers and hot dogs) and take the profit at the String Fling in Rock Creek Park on May 15?"...
Reduced rabies vaccinations offered (03/31/10)
The month of April is the time for all pet owners to take advantage of the reduced rates offered by our Marshall County veterinarians for rabies vaccinations. According to Tennessee state law, it is illegal to keep any cat or dog more than six months old that has not been vaccinated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian...
Obituary: Deborah Viola Glover Barnes (03/31/10)
Deborah Viola Glover "Debbie" Barnes, 55, of Pulaski, died Friday, March 26, 2010, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Mrs. Barnes was born in Marshall County. She loved fishing and crocheting, and was a former line operator for Frito-Lay Company...
Obituary: James Mitchell Willliams (03/31/10)
James Mitchell Williams, 81, died Sunday, March 14, 2010, in the Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nev. Mr. Williams was born in Cornersville. He had a 25-year career as a Senior Master Sgt. in the U. S. Air Force, followed by a 20-year career with the U.S. Postal Service in Las Vegas. He was a "ray of sunshine" to those around him, always maintaining a positive outlook...
Obituary: Robert Frank Deason (03/31/10)
Robert Frank Deason, 83, of Rogersville, Ala., died Thursday, March 25, 2010. Mr. Deason was the owner-operator of Deason Grain Company for 37 years. He was preceded in death by his son, Barry Deason, and stepdaughter, Kathy Gipson. He is survived by his wife, Martha Deason of Rogersville; daughter, Beverly (Al) Hammons of Unionville; stepson, Tommy (Vickie) Dowling of Lewisburg; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Obituary: Elizabeth Pearl Roberts (03/31/10)
Elizabeth Pearl Roberts, 75, of Verona, died Friday, March 26, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Roberts was a native of Athens, Ala. She was a nurse for 26 years and retired from Cosmolab. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fate Troy and Tera Williams Hobson, and husband, Paul E. Roberts...