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Stories from Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Another job fair set for June 8 (06/02/10)
As Marshall County's unemployment rate remains in second place statewide at 17.3 percent, the South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance has set a third job fair in Lewisburg to get people working and paid with federal stimulus money. "To participate in this Job Fair, you must have already been declared eligible for the program and have not received a job," according to Paige Liggett, spokeswoman for the Workforce Alliance headquartered on the public square in Columbia...
Zoning, cuts to school busing, seen as 'ideas' (06/02/10)
Marshall County School Board transportation committeemen test-drove some ideas at their meeting last week, but they arrived at no destination. Drawing attendance zone lines for schools and reducing bus routes were considered as members of the school board come to grips with county funding issues...
Challenger wins Henderson award (06/02/10)
A 2009 Dodge Challenger was selected as the winner of the Allen Lee Henderson Sr. Memorial Award presented during the May 2010 Cruise-In on Lewisburg's public square on Saturday. Henderson was the co-founder of Lewisburg Auto Parts and the founder of Lewisburg Industrial and Welding. The Dodge Challenger was driven to Lewisburg by Lee Kelly of Pulaski, thereby indicating the event's draw in South Central Tennessee...
Breeders, Exhibitors celebrate 75th year (06/02/10)
The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors' Association celebrated the 75th anniversary of its charter on Friday at association headquarters on North Ellington Parkway. "This is a very memorable and historic occasion," TWHBEA Executive Director Stan Butt said to association directors, breeders, exhibitors, state and local officials assembled under a tent in front of their offices...
Toddler drowns in pond; death deemed accidental (06/02/10)
A 14-month-old Marshall County girl drowned Monday in her family's spring fed farm pond, authorities said Tuesday morning. Dixie Lynn Blackwell, daughter of Cherry Cheek and Scotty Blackwell of 1391 Bivens Road, was found by her father, public records show. He jumped in the pond, moved her to the water's edge and started cardio pulmonary resuscitation...
CruiseIn' th' Square provided good times, cars, trucks, commerce (06/02/10)
The number of cars and trucks registered for the first of six monthly car shows on Lewisburg's public square Saturday probably doesn't accurately reflect total attendance at the event dubbed "Cruise In the Square." "More than 100" vehicles were registered, according to the Rev. Leland Carden, president of Lewisburg's Downtown Alliance, the non-profit, tax-free organization that's now running the show to continue what's been a labor of love for men and women and their machines...
Briefs (06/02/10)
The Star Spangled Banner Day Camp will be held from June 14 to 18, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. daily. Join the fun for crafts, games, songs, outdoor skills, nature activities, water play and much more. For more information, contact Jody Woods at 490-8660. Girl Scouts receive a discount on the camp fee...
Riders in the Sky perform June 5 (06/02/10)
Known as the "little town where time stands still," the town of Wartrace is coming together to celebrate its heritage with the fifth annual Wartrace MusicFest. The music festival is a way for the town of Wartrace and Chamber of Commerce to showcase the small village and to provide entertainment for area residents and to attract new people into the town, said Wartrace Mayor Don Gallagher, who serves as chairman of the MusicFest committee...
Obituary: Lonnie Wilson Nichols (06/02/10)
Lonnie Wilson Nichols, 91, of Shelbyville, died Sunday, May 30, 2010, at the Alvin C. York V.A. Medical Center in Murfreesboro after an extended illness. Lonnie was born in Petersburg on Feb. 17, 1919. He was the son of the late Lonnie Madison Nichols and Lona Mae Gibson Nichols. ...
Obituary: Pearl McCord (06/02/10)
Pearl McCord, 86, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday May 29, 2010, at her residence, following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Goldie Allison McCord. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy McCord. She was a retired employee of Henry Horton State Park...
Obituary: Annie Lee Sheppard Caldwell (06/02/10)
Annie Lee Sheppard Caldwell, 82, of Unionville, died Saturday, May 29, 2010, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Caldwell was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late Hobert and Bessie Hopkins Perryman. She was a homemaker and had retired in 1993 from Cosmolab, Inc. of Lewisburg. Mrs. Caldwell was a member of the Pentecostal Church of Jesus. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Elder Harry Sheppard, who died in 1996, and by a stepson, Alvin Caldwell, who died in 2007...
Obituary: Vera Mae Booker Ladd Baker (06/02/10)
Vera Mae Booker Ladd Baker, 89, former long-time resident of Culleoka, died Monday, May 31, 2010, at Alterra Sterling House. The daughter of the late Jay R. B. Booker and Eva Warf Booker, Mrs. Baker was born in Hickman County, and reared in the Water Valley Community. ...
Obituary: William David Cashion (06/02/10)
William David Cashion, 67, of Belfast, died Saturday, May 29, 2010, in the Alvin C. York Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Mr. Cashion was a native of Roan, Ga. and son of the late Charles Allen and Lillie Mae Porter Cashion. He served his country in the Army with the 1st Calvary Division during the Vietnam era. He retired from Kantus Corporation and was a horse trainer. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: John Richard Allen (06/02/10)
John Richard "Dusty" Allen, 69, died Saturday, May 29, 2010, in Lewisburg. He professed his love for the Lord and was baptized in the Christian faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, the late Nathaniel and Mamie Ruth Allen; wife, Carolyn Jean Allen; two brothers, Nathaniel Allen Jr. and Charles William Allen; and one sister, Rosie Lee Warr...
Obituary: Harold Dean Heath (06/02/10)
Lt. Col. Harold Dean Heath, of Harriman, Tenn., died Friday, May 28, 2010, at his son's home in Cornersville. Mr. Heath was a native of Morgan County, Tenn., and son of the late James Engram Sr. and Mollie Barnes Heath. He was a graduate of Harriman High School in Harriman and Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. ...
Obituary: Reverend Leonard Wayne Morgan (06/02/10)
Reverend Leonard Wayne Morgan, 59, of Lewisburg, died peacefully at his home with his family at his side, on Wednesday, May 26, 2010. Reverend Morgan was a Marshall County native and son of the late Leonard Morgan and Mildred Nadene Cromer Morgan of Chapel Hill, who survives. ...
Obituary: Charles Elmer Lowe (06/02/10)
Charles Elmer Lowe, 84, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, May 27, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Lowe was a Marshall County native; a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, veteran and friend. He cared not for appearances, glory, wealth, or possessions. ...
Obituary: Olia Margarette Poteete (06/02/10)
Olia Margarette Poteete, 88, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, May 30, 2010, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mrs. Poteete was a native of Maury County, and daughter of the late Logan and Rosa Day Davidson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Primitive Baptist Church...