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Stories from Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Crime reports (04/21/10)
Business promotes health (04/21/10)
Teledyne managers of sophisticated electronics production here want quality, security and healthy employees - facts of life for employees who on Thursday celebrated the latter without remarks about the former. Dozens of Teledyne employees have been using their off time to ease the stress of a production line through yoga, exercise machines and wellness programs. It's encouraged from top management and with friendly competition...
'Instant Tea Party' protests on tax day (04/21/10)
Tea Party movement advocates took to the streets on tax day last week, holding up signs toward drivers on East Commerce Street near the Post Office where income tax returns were being mailed. "Taxed Enough Already?" is what the acronym Tea stands for and Lewisburg's best-known Tea Party advocate, Sherry Ferguson, dubbed Thursday's public exercise of free speech as an "Instant Tea Party," because it was assembled quickly...
Local Special Olympians to compete in Nebraska (04/21/10)
Three Marshall County residents are planning to compete in Special Olympics in Nebraska this summer. "We have three athletes from Marshall and three from Giles with coaches going to National Special Olympics in July at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Neb.," says Bobby Holly, spokesman for the local Special Olympians...
Money, e-mail spark schools conflict (04/21/10)
A Marshall County School Board member and a central office employee are at loggerheads over an email she sent and which he dislikes. The email says support personnel pay and benefits may suffer budget cuts while the board member is a "big supporter" of the certified professionals...
Job Fair packs 'em in (04/21/10)
Nearly 150 people were in line before 9 a.m. waiting for the Job Fair to start at Lewisburg's Recreation Center on Tuesday morning and within about half an hour more than 50 people joined the line. By 12:30 p.m., 386 had signed in at the Rec Center to apply for jobs...
Columbia State evacuated again after woman faints (04/21/10)
A student at Columbia State Community College apparently fainted on campus Friday and, given the leak of carbon monoxide eight days earlier, campus leaders took no chances and evacuated the Ellington Parkway building. "To the best of our knowledge, a student at our Lewisburg campus building fainted..." college spokesman Paul Hickey said. ...
Council asked to deal with CSX (04/21/10)
A West Church Street resident has asked the City Council to stop CSX trains from disrupting her neighborhood, nearby businesses and possibly delaying emergency vehicles. CSX contracts with a business to repair tracks and related railroad right of way facilities, but the crew parks its equipment-laden trains on the tracks behind Funtime Bowl West Commerce Street...
Briefs (04/21/10)
At its annual Honors Day Luncheon in Tuscaloosa the University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies awarded The Jack Hatmaker Memorial Scholarship to Rhonda Hall, a sophomore from Chapel Hill who is majoring in General Business. Middle Tennessee Spay and Neuter Clinic, a 501(c)(3), is open every Thursday from 7:30 a.m. ...
Town billing railroad for rock (04/21/10)
CHAPEL HILL - Residents of two homes fronting Chester Avenue repaired the road to keep postal service, but that was done between two meetings of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Last month, Enos Davis asked the city for help and while he didn't go back to Town Hall as requested, Town Administrator Mike Hatten took some steps for the municipality and explained what he'd done at this month's meeting of the board...
Tigerettes alone at the top (04/21/10)
The Marshall County Tigerettes (22-6, 9-1) have already enjoyed a lot of success this season, finishing second at the Commando Classic and in the Lincoln County Border Battle, beating some tough competition along the way, but what head coach Holly Cook yearns for is the same intensity that earned them those great finishes every night and she got it Tuesday in a solid 6-0 win over Fairview, giving Cook and her big cats first place in the District 12-AA standings. "It feels good; it feels good to be in first. I like that place," said Cook after the game.
Obituary: Howard Lee Proctor (04/21/10)
Howard Lee Proctor, age 70 of Cornersville, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Proctor was a native of Kingston Springs, Tenn. He was retired from the construction business and was a member of the Howell First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie Ben and Estelle Kennedy Proctor, and sister, Louise Robb...
Obituary: Marian Bolt Miller (04/21/10)
Marian Bolt "Penny" Miller, 82, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, April 18, 2010, in NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Miller was a native of Anderson, S.C. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the Belfast Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mack and Mattie Abercrombie Bolt...
Obituary: Ruby Hazel Howard (04/21/10)
Ruby Hazel Howard, 89, of Ripley, died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at Lauderdale Community Hospital. Mrs. Howard was a homemaker and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul William Howard. She is survived by her daughters, Molly Troup of Chapel Hill and Connie Sue Cox of Ripley; two sons, Larry Howard and R. C. Howard, both of Ripley; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren...
Obituary: Ruth P. Mitchell (04/21/10)
Mrs. Mitchell graduated from Forrest High School in Chapel Hill and from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. She taught in the Madison County Alabama School system for 32 years. Mrs. Mitchell lived in Madison County and Huntsville, Ala. from 1941-2005 and in Hoover, Ala. from 2005 until her death. She and her husband were members of Trinity United Methodist Church in Huntsville...