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Stories from Friday, May 28, 2010

Knight acquitted in assault case; Co-defendant confesses on stand (05/28/10)
One of the co-defendants in a Lewisburg assault case was found not guilty at the close of a jury trial lasting two and a half days.
UPDATED (1 p.m. Friday):'They beat me up because I'm gay' (05/28/10)
One of two men charged in an alleged assault trial that started Wednesday said on Thursday he was willing to testify for the prosecution. Billy Jack Knight, 29, is charged with aggravated assault, because of a beating that put victim Danny J. King, 20, in the emergency room late on Aug. 15...
Committee to directors: cut your own spending plan (05/28/10)
There's a consensus among Marshall County commissioners on the Budget Committee that county department directors must cut their own budgets to fit the amount of money available. Typically, that will mean a reduction in spending by 5-7 percent, according to discussion at the Monday night meeting of the Budget Committee in the County Courthouse Annex where County Trustee Marilyn Ervin was one of two department directors present...
Woman charged with TennCare fraud (05/28/10)
A Lewisburg woman is charged with TennCare fraud after attempting to use TennCare to pay for an altered prescription. Heather R. Rogers, 20, was arrested on a warrant alleging she changed a prescription for the painkiller Hydrocodone from 10, for which the prescription was written, to 20 pills...
Chamber denied more funding again (05/28/10)
Marshall County commissioners on Monday voted 7-11 against increased funding to the Chamber of Commerce for this fiscal year ending July 1. Last year, the Chamber sought $10,000, but was budgeted $3,000. On April 27, commissioners declined to increase the appropriation and this week the request was back...
Crime reports (05/28/10)
Arrested on warrants written by agents of the 17th Judicial District Task Force: Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm as a felon, theft under $50, and possession of a handgun while intoxicated: Arrested and charged with domestic assault:...
Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. (05/28/10)
The traditional Memorial Day ceremony will take place on Lewisburg's public square at 11 a.m. Monday, May 31. "It's going to be a solemn ceremony because we are remembering our war dead," said American Legion Post No. 39 Commander Larry Hastings. "It will be a reminder of what Memorial Day is all about."...
Gentlemen, restart your Cruise Ins (05/28/10)
The extremely popular Cruise Ins that started last spring are returning to the Lewisburg public square on Saturday afternoon. However, there's new management and what's ostensibly a car show has been expanded to include a variety of family activities...
Forrest finishes fifth, exceeds expectations (05/28/10)
The Forrest Lady Rockets finished the first decade of the 21st Century with a fifth place finish at the Blue Cross Spring Fling after a 3-0 loss to Trinity Christian Academy on Thursday in a loser's bracket game. TCA's Ellen Renfroe struck out ten Forrest hitters and held the Lady Rockets to one lone hit in the ballgame, an Adrean Jordan leadoff triple in the fifth inning...
Confehr: Debate tix at Trib office (05/28/10)
Decisions have been made on how the Marshall County Tribune will present political debates for candidates running for sheriff and county mayor in the Aug. 5 election. Tickets, accommodations and dates are on today's menu. There's no charge for tickets. ...