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Stories from Friday, June 11, 2010

Flood Assistance Jobs Available (06/11/10)
Job applications will be accepted at Lewisburg Career Center, starting Monday, June 14, for a variety of flood assistance jobs.
Outsourcing ambulance billing under consideration (06/11/10)
As Marshall County commissioners are asking department leaders to reduce operating costs to bring them in line with revenues, budget committeemen have considered hiring a company to send out bills for the county-owned ambulance service. Bill Harrod, a representative from Paducah, Ky.-based Medical Accounts Receivable Services on Tuesday explained that MARS would provide rugged laptop computers for paramedics and emergency medical technicians to use when collecting information about a patient as they travel in an ambulance.. ...
Chiefs seek community support (06/11/10)
Fire chiefs in Marshall County have started taking the temperature of the people they serve to see if they're as hot as firefighters over a planned 39 percent cut to appropriations for their equipment and operating budgets. "I would like to have every fire truck driven around the Courthouse square" to protest, said Fire Chiefs president Jimmy Flowers of the Mooresville Fire Department. "I'm tempted to not go to the Fourth of July parade. I can't see paying for gas for trucks in a parade."...
Valentine: Political correctness trips up columnist (06/11/10)
Helen Thomas, the now-former columnist for Hearst newspapers, is an easy target. She's been in the crosshairs of my ire on more than one occasion. She's as leftist as they come. At 89-years-old and the longest-serving member of the White House press corps she has seen presidents come and go since Eisenhower...
Tyrades! Arf-ul News: Little Orphan Annie Ends! (06/11/10)
Admit it. When the obituaries for pioneering broadcaster Art Linkletter appeared, you probably gasped, "I thought he was already dead!" Similarly, when the Chicago Tribune reported that the final "Little Orphan Annie" comic strip would appear June 13 (just a couple of months shy of the feature's 86th anniversary), readers were surprised to learn the strip still existed. An entire generation knows Annie just as the star of a Broadway musical...
School board to discuss shortfall (06/11/10)
Truth or dare game leads to charges, arrest (06/11/10)
A Lewisburg woman surrendered herself to city police on Wednesday, knowing a detective had a warrant charging her with soliciting sexual exploitation of two foster children under her care. Crystal Danielle Reeves, 23, who was living in a house on West End Avenue North, was arrested by Lewisburg Police Detective Santiago McKlean who had her booked at the Marshall County Jail where she was released on $16,000 bond...
Data center looking at L'burg (06/11/10)
Lewisburg is one of 80 prospective locations for a data center, according to the city's industrial development director. Speaking to Lewisburg's Industrial Development Board on Monday, Industrial Development Director Terry Wallace reminded IDB members of discussions with the Tennessee Valley Authority...
Lynnville notes (06/11/10)
Saturday, June 5, was a great day in Lynnville for all the alumni of the Robert B. Jones High School Tigers. Alumni started arriving at 10 a.m. at the Lynnville Municipal Building to talk and tell old stories about Jones High and Lynnville and to register. ...
Missing Maury man believed here (06/11/10)
Columbia Police are asking for the public's help as the department continues to look for a man who's been missing nearly three weeks. Scott Ruckholdt, 48, of Columbia was last seen on May 16 at about 9 p.m. when he was walking away from a relative's house on Granada Drive, police said...
Petersburg Piddlings (06/11/10)
An old elementary school friend and I were talking recently and during the conversation, he commented about how different my family life was when we were children than his. To put it simply, he said, "You forget, my family was very poor." I laughed when he told me this, because my family was poor too. ...
Tribune moderator for election debate is now Barry White (06/11/10)
The moderator for the Marshall County Tribune's election debate has changed. Long time banker and local public figure as a master of ceremonies and civic leader Barry White, senior trust officer for First Farmers Bank, has succeeded Bob Binkley as moderator for the newspaper-sponsored election debate that's to include candidates for sheriff and county mayor...
Water rate hike gets thumbs-up (06/11/10)
Lewisburg councilmen sought clarification Tuesday on the validity of a handshake agreement between the city attorney and a former police chief's lawyer and on Monday he's returning to street patrol. "We're getting out of the School Resource Officer program," City Manager Eddie Fuller said Thursday afternoon. ...
Man gets sentence for vehicular homicide (06/11/10)
In addition to sentencing Tiffany Davis, Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler accepted guilty pleas and imposed sentences last week on Michael J. Stinnett, Wesley David Cloud, Aureliano Baltazar, John Justin McCall, and Jeremy Lee Ross. The victim, who died at the scene of the wreck on Interstate 65 near Exit 27, was his uncle, Jose Baltazar, 22. ...
Briefs (06/11/10)
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...
Catalpa News (06/11/10)
Hello everyone; glad to be back with you. I am finally getting back on schedule. We are still making it slowly but surely here. Sheila and her girls carried us to visit Kasey and baby Mason last Thursday. Kasey wants to send a "Thank You" to all who gave her gifts, cards, and diapers, etc. at her baby shower and afterwards. They are doing well and we hope they will soon come down for everyone to meet Mason...
Catalpa Cooking (06/11/10)
CATALPA COOKING SWEET AND SOUR MEATBALLS 1 pound ground beef 1/3 cup evaporated milk 1 package (1.25 oz.) dry onion soup mix 2 cups catsup 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon dry mustard Combine first three ingredients, mix well. Shape into 1-inch meatballs. Place meatballs on a lightly greased broiler pan. Broil 5 inches from heat about 10 minutes, turning after 5 minutes. Drain well on paper towels...
Looney hurls Nichirin to shutout win (06/11/10)
The boys from Nichirin were a little overheated after being upset Monday by A-Plus Collision in a loss that dropped them from being tied for first with the Elks to one game back, but in Thursday's first game of the Babe Ruth League twin bill they came back vigorously, shutting out Marshall Medical Center 8-0.
Obituary: Edna Ghee Blanton (06/11/10)
Edna Ghee Blanton, 91, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at Alive Hospice in Nashville, after a brief battle with leukemia. Born in Holts Corner, to the late Will and Mattie Ghee, she was the widow of Joe Edd Blanton and daughter-in-law of the late Carroll and Myrtle Blanton. ...
Obituary: Maxey Giles Jett (06/11/10)
Maxey Giles Jett, 59, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, June 8, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. Jett was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Robert Thomas and Edith Elizabeth Isley Jett. He was an employee of the State of Tennessee as a highway maintenance foreman. He was a member of the Life Song Family Church...
Public records (06/11/10)
Confehr: Showing the firefighters the love of understanding (06/11/10)
Understanding one another is, I think, at the root of all good relationships. So, when one of the fire chiefs asked whether I understood their operations and aggravation arising from budget cuts as proposed by county commissioners on the budget committee, my response was yes, and here's how and why...