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Stories from Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Public TV showcasing new business (04/07/10)
SHELBYVILLE - What's ostensibly a malt shop here for bobby-soxers after a movie at the Capri Theater is really a front for bluegrass and, as many Marshall County residents know, it's coming to Lewisburg's public square. And yet, 50's & Fiddles, the restaurant and music venue, is also appearing in living rooms throughout Middle Tennessee on Thursday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 10 p.m. if the TVs are tuned in to the public television station at Nashville...
It's digging season; remember to call (04/07/10)
Spring is finally here, and so is National Safe Digging Month. With the ground ready for planting, anxious homeowners, like you, are gearing up to start those outdoor digging projects. Before you reach for that shovel to start digging, remember to call 811, the national call-before-you-dig number to ensure that your buried utility lines are marked...
Schools out to meet budget challenges (04/07/10)
Board discusses Dukes' contract (04/07/10)
The contract between the School Board and schools director Roy Dukes was the other topic of discussion at a School Board work session last week. "It doesn't have to stay the way it's written if you want to change it," chairman Mike Keny told the board, who each had a copy of the contract drawn up by their attorney. "What Curtis had is a good reference point, but this is your chance to have your contract with your director."...
Young, Titans to visit schools (04/07/10)
Crime reports (04/07/10)
Census forms not late (04/07/10)
Residents of one Lewisburg street apparently thought the Census Bureau had forgotten them this decade. It appears that many residents of Creekside Drive, a dead-end street next to the golf course on Fayetteville Highway, did not get census forms when other people in Marshall County found them in the mailbox...
Triggerman named by TBI agent in Fuller shooting (04/07/10)
An alleged triggerman has been named by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation in the shooting of a Marshall County man in the head last week. Phillip Owen Grissom, 26, "shot Ralph Fuller with a .22 caliber rifle," according to TBI Agent Wayne Wesson, who said so in an arrest warrant issued for Grissom...
State probes felons registered to vote (04/07/10)
District Attorney Chuck Crawford has the names of eight felons who have registered to vote in Marshal County and he's opened an investigation into whether any of them registered after they were convicted, according to the state prosecutor's office for this and three other counties...
Briefs (04/07/10)
Kindergarten registration will be held Thursday, April 8, in Lewisburg, Chapel Hill, and Cornersville. For more details of where to register and what documents to bring with you, contact the Board of Education at 359-1581. Parents of school-age children: Under a new Tennessee immunization requirement, children entering 7th grade in 2010 will be required to have a Tdap and Varicella booster. ...
Job creation plan to combat unemployment (04/07/10)
NASHVILLE - Gov. Phil Bredesen today announced a plan to reduce unemployment in Marshall County by putting up to 175 people back to work using federal dollars available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Marshall County has had the state's highest unemployment rate - 19.1 percent in February - for the past three months and includes 2,330 currently unemployed residents. Federal economic stimulus money is to be spent to combat unemployment, the governor said...
Plaque replaced in Rock Creek Park (04/07/10)
The plaque naming three military servicemen from Marshall County was returned on Monday to a stone pedestal in Rock Creek Park where it pays tribute to military service men and women who fought and died for freedom. One month ago, a juvenile took the metal plaque from the pedestal and dropped it from the pedestrian bridge over Rock Creek, according to city officials. Lewisburg Firefighter Wayne Blackwell recovered the plaque from Rock Creek on March 8...
Election deadline looms for candidates (04/07/10)
Noon Thursday is the deadline for candidates to withdraw their petitions from the Marshall County Election Commission to prevent their names from being printed on the ballot in the Aug. 5 elections. If a candidate who has filed a petition and who was qualified as having at least 25 signatures from locally registered voters and who has decided against running for office will have their names on the ballot unless they withdraw...
Obituary: Henry-Foster Crutcher (04/07/10)
Henry-Foster Crutcher, 74, of Nashville, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Crutcher grew up in Lewisburg and graduated from Jones High School where he was an avid football player. He professed Christ as his Lord and Savior and was baptized in 1986...
Obituary: Otha Randolph (04/07/10)
Otha Randolph, 76, of the Holts Corner Community of Marshall County, died Sunday, April 4, 2010, at his home after several weeks' illness. Mr. Randolph was a native of Maury County. He was a member of Holts Corner Baptist Church and was a retired job superintendent, having worked for Interstate Paving Company of Nashville for 32 years...
Obituary: Ernest Lee Goats (04/07/10)