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Stories from Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Judds show up at Joey+Rory show (06/09/10)
Among 1,000 people attending the Joey+Rory concert Saturday in Marshall County were Wynonna and Naomi Judd whose relationship with the hosts includes the couple's "Cheater, Cheater" music video. As its title implies, "Cheater, Cheater" lyrics quote a wife's description of the other woman's character in some of the most derogatory terminology. ...
Funds for VFDs may be reduced (06/09/10)
A 39 percent funding cut is proposed by the Marshall County Budget Committee for volunteer fire departments, according to the chairman of the county's Emergency Management Agency Committee. While emphasizing that the reduction is only a recommendation, Commissioner Seth Warf, chairman of the EMA Committee, explained on Friday there are various factors that complicate the situation - more than just a decline in county revenue because of the economy...
Boy's life saved by Rec Center lifeguards (06/09/10)
The life of a three-year-old Petersburg boy was saved from drowning in the outdoor swimming pool at the Lewisburg Recreation Center on Saturday afternoon. Gabriel Harmon, the son of Ria Harmon of Volunteer Road, Petersburg, was revived by Aquatics Director Jimmy Stitt, according to Guy Chambers, manager of the city's Parks and Recreation Department...
3rd stimulus job fair held in L'burg (06/09/10)
A third federal stimulus money-funded job fair was held Tuesday in Lewisburg where some new employers were participating and previous applicants were encouraged to try again. "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...
2nd Harvest to deliver here June 19 (06/09/10)
The plight of a Lewisburg on the edge of homelessness last winter has prompted a response and food from Second Harvest is to be delivered here on June 19, according to a local businesswoman. A Lewisburg woman, who prefers to remain anonymous, recently called Millie Miller, proprietor of the Celebration Inn, saying she wanted to know if there was something she could do to help people in need, Miller said Tuesday...
Relay for Life set for June 18 (06/09/10)
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. Marshall County Relay for Life 2010 will be held at Rock Creek Park starting 7 p.m. June 18...
Zero-grade policy decision delayed (06/09/10)
The policy of giving a zero grade for schoolwork missed due to an unexcused absence is still controversial in Marshall County, but a new program may offer a way to motivate students who don't care if they get a zero grade. The School Board's policy committee spent time discussing the zero grade at their meeting last week, and got input from school principals, some of whom attended the session, while others sent written statements to the central office...
30-year sentence imposed in drug sale case (06/09/10)
A Lewisburg woman's children will be adults by the time she gets out of prison, according to the sentence imposed by Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler last week. Tiffany Tena Davis, 33, was sentenced to 30 years in prison. As a "career" offender, Davis must serve 60 percent of her sentence, or 18 years, before she is eligible for parole. This sentence does not start until Davis completes a previous sentence...
Horton Park restaurant will remain open (06/09/10)
Obituary: Robert L. Leverette (06/09/10)
Robert L. "Bob" Leverette, 74, of Louisville, Ky., died Thursday, May 27, 2010, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. 

 Born in Bedford County, he was an Army veteran and retired from the Naval Ordnance. After retirement, he drove buses for Miller Transportation. Bob was also a member of The Community of Christ Church...
Obituary: Jeanette Jones Fuller (06/09/10)
Jeanette Jones Fuller, 91, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, June 3, 2010, in Franklin. Mrs. Fuller was born in Bedford County and was a daughter of the late Harvey Ransom and Maude Hoover Jones. She was a homemaker and a long-time member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Helen Ruth Bates (06/09/10)
Helen Ruth Bates, 87, of Cornersville, died Thursday, June 3, 2010, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mrs. Bates was a native of Chapel Hill, and daughter of the late John Thomas and Mattie Houston Potts Glasscock. She was a homemaker and member of the Cornersville First Baptist Church...