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Stories from Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Cedar Ridge Landfill expansion denied (04/14/10)
Haslam, Tracy win local GOP straw poll (04/14/10)
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Shelbyville Sen. Jim Tracy won straw polls for nomination to be Republican candidates for governor and congressman, respectively, at the Marshall County GOP dinner in Lewisburg's Recreation Center on Saturday. Campaigning on his business experience with 325 Pilot Travel Centers nationally, Haslam got 113 of the 277 votes cast in the straw poll to win a plurality at nearly 41 percent. ...
Patrons could save Horton eatery (04/14/10)
CHAPEL HILL - The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation wants to keep Henry Horton State Park's restaurant open, but it needs more patrons and/or a private operator to step up to the plate. That was TDEC Commissioner Jim Fyke's message to Marshall County leaders meeting with him for a couple of hours Friday morning at the park's inn where ideas were discussed on how to increase business and reduce costs...
Alcoholic beverage issue has political problems (04/14/10)
CHAPEL HILL - As the prospect of private management of the restaurant at Henry Horton State Park was raised recently, the question about whether wine could be served with meals, just as beer is now sold at the park's golf course clubhouse. Doing so could "do more harm than good," according to Jim Fyke, Tennessee's commissioner of environment and conservation, who met for a couple of hours on Friday morning with several county leaders who are concerned that the state park restaurant is not in next year's budget.. ...
Candidate for governor of Alaska appears here (04/14/10)
Sam Little of Tok, Alaska, wants to succeed Sarah Palin as governor of Alaska so while he was in Nashville on country music business, he bought a campaign bus that's being converted from a gospel music group's touring bus. Since he was in Tennessee, Little came to Lewisburg and attended the Marshall County Republican Party's Presidents' Day Dinner on Saturday evening in Lewisburg's Recreation Center just south of Mooresville Highway where he explained his politics...
Titans support TCAP (04/14/10)
The Tennessee Titans 2010 caravan season, headlined by starting quarterback Vince Young and the ever popular team mascot T-Rac made their first two stops of the year in Marshall County on Monday. More then 900 Lewisburg elementary school students, packed in the Dottie Kelso Memorial Gymnasium at Marshall County High School were the first Titan fans to witness the brand new program...
School board OKs Dukes' deal (04/14/10)
Marshall County's school board on Monday night approved director Roy Dukes' contract, postponed hiring another maintenance worker, and rejected a fund-raising request. While the meeting started with recognition of the county's three high schools' valedictorians and salutatorians, and the only senior with perfect attendance since kindergarten, the voting session concluded substantive business...
Crime reports (04/14/10)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested on a warrant for reckless endangerment and kidnapping/false imprisonment Arrested and charged with domestic assault Turned himself in on an outstanding warrant for domestic assault Arrested and charged with driving under the influence (3rd offence) and violation of the implied consent law...
Obituary: Lilburn Russell Crick Jr. (04/14/10)
Lilburn Russell Crick Jr., 86, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Crick was a native of Marshall County. He was retired from Peoples & Union bank, a member of the Church Street Church of Christ, a 50-year member of the Dillahunty Lodge #112, and 41-year member of the American Legion Post #39. He served in the Army during World War II...
Obituary: Bennie R. Street (04/14/10)
Bennie R. Street, 89, of Lewisburg, died Friday, April 9, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Street was a native of Altus, Okla. She was a homemaker and a member of Parkview Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Myrtle M. and James M. Arnold; husband, Robert L. Street; son, Robert E. Street; four sisters, Ophelia Beckett, Evelyn Ellis, Eathel Young and Susie Storey; and one brother, Woodrow Arnold...
Obituary: James Carey McCollum (04/14/10)
James Carey "Karo" McCollum, 69, of Rogersville, Ala., died Thursday, April 8, 2010, at his residence. Mr. McCollum was a retired business owner, carpenter/contractor who could build, create, and repair virtually anything with the extraordinary talents God had blessed upon him. He loved his alma mater, Cornersville School, and his nickname, Karo. He was a talented musician and songwriter with a great love of family, the outdoors, and his cat...
Obituary: Andrew Jackson Walker (04/14/10)
Andrew Jackson Walker, 77, of Somerset, Ky., died April 7, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Walker was born in Lynnville. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and retired after 31 years as an assembly line worker for the Cadillac Plant in Detroit, Mich. Mr. Walker was a Christian of the Baptist faith...
Obituary: Lawrence Edward Holman (04/14/10)
Lawrence Edward Holman died Friday, April 9, 2010, at Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. Holman was a member of East Side Church of Christ, and graduated high school in the Lincoln County School System. He was preceded in death by his parents, Byrd Holman and Mai Adie Holman; and brothers, Johnny, Robert Bob, and Fred Holman...
Obituary: Rebecca Cashion Gleghorn (04/14/10)
Rebecca "Becky" Cashion Gleghorn, 69, of Petersburg, died Friday, April 9, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Gleghorn was a retired cook at Unity School and a member of the Friendship Church of Christ. She was known as the "Cake Lady" for all the many cakes she baked for family and friends...