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Stories from Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Change to fundraising rule debated (06/16/10)
Marshall County probably ought to keep the policy it has on student fundraisers. That's what the Tennessee School Boards Association's lawyer told a member of the board here. It's up to the school board to decide whether a fundraising activity is permissible, according to the current policy. Officials note a difference between raising money for charity and school needs...
LES searching for answer to outage Monday (06/16/10)
Between 2,000 and 3,000 customers of Lewisburg Electric Service were without power for about half an hour mid-day Monday and LES continued to look for the cause on Tuesday when the general manager said they may never know why service was interrupted...
Progress seen toward county-wide planner (06/16/10)
Steps continue to be taken toward having a land-use planner for all parts of Marshall County, according to the man in charge of building and zoning issues at the County Courthouse Annex. In cooperation with the Joint Economic and Community Development Board of Directors, the county and three municipalities are trying to stabilize planning services for their residents, County Building Officer Don Nelson said...
Briefs (06/16/10)
Marshall County Youth Football & Cheerleading registration is now online at www.mcyouthfootball.com through July 15. To be eligible, children must be ages 5-12 on July 31. For more information, call Lisa at 293-3908. Columbia State is offering a free summer "Math for Life" academy for 6th-8th graders from July 19-22 at the Lewisburg campus. ...
City balances budget by cutting recreation (06/16/10)
With cuts to expenditures and increases in rates at Lewisburg's Recreation Center, the City Council has balanced its budget for next year. Councilmen unanimously approved the second reading of the 2010-'11 budget late last week, and decided to conduct a third and final vote on the budget at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 22...
Fire chiefs, budget chair talk out financial flames (06/16/10)
A better understanding was reached Monday night when Marshall County Fire Chiefs met with the chairman of the county's Budget Committee who re-emphasized that a big cut to firefighters' funding was an idea, not a decision. Fire chiefs emphasized that the men and women they lead don't get paid because that's what being a volunteer means and if the contemplated cuts were made final by the county commission, then firefighters might be risking their lives more than necessary...
Water truck driver died serving others (06/16/10)
A Marshall County man, who's delivered water to residents without a source during drought or when springs and wells go dry, died Monday while on his route, according to Lewisburg and county officials. Buford Delwin Lee, 66, of 2722 Franklin Pike in the Berlin Community, had been delivering water to a woman's home on Hatchett Hollow Road, according to Bill Reuter, an assistant director of the Marshall County Emergency Medical Service...
278th coming home (06/16/10)
NASHVILLE - The state announced Monday that the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, which includes National Guard troops from Lewisburg, will be returning home earlier than scheduled. No exact date has been announced for the return of the troops, but the entire 278th is expected to be home by the end of August. ...
Pay phones may change at jail (06/16/10)
Bids were called, opened and considered and now the chairman of Marshall County's Law Enforcement Committee is recommending a business in Williamson County to install and manage pay phones at the county jail. Securus Technologies of Franklin, Tenn. is offering a larger share of the revenue from pay phone calls than the current vendor of that service, Global Technologies Solutions of Huntsville, Ala., and so Commissioner Scottie Poarch is recommending the change...
Mildred opens early for Joe the Plumber (06/16/10)
The political figure known as Joe the Plumber is scheduled to be in Lewisburg on Thursday to endorse a Murfreesboro Republican campaigning to be the GOP candidate for Congress. Mildred's Restaurant, 532 North Ellington Parkway, is where Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, 36, of Ohio, is to appear at 9:15 a.m. to endorse Lou Ann Zelenik's campaign to succeed U.S. Rep. Bart Gordon (D-Murfreesboro)...
Bloodhound helps solve robbery case (06/16/10)
A bloodhound was called to help find one of two men who fled from law enforcement officers after reportedly being caught stealing TVs from Wal-Mart in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. Torrian D. Tatum, 20, of Murfreesboro, and Deandre M. Arrington, 18, of Nashville, were still in Marshall County jail Monday afternoon, awaiting a court appearance...
Census taker 'assaulted' (06/16/10)
A Chapel Hill man was arrested last week when he was charged with false imprisonment and assaulting a census worker. James T. "Tommy" Brewer, 61, of Hwy 270, was visited by census worker Travis Ryder, 20, about 5 p.m. on June 9, Marshall County Sheriff's Detective Bart Fagan reports...
Obituary: Mary Magdalene Johnston (06/16/10)
Mary Magdalene Johnston, 80, of Lewisburg, died Monday, June 14, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Johnston was a native of Lincoln County, and daughter of the late Ollie and Beedie Sims Dollar. She was retired from Faber-Castell Corporation and was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ...
Obituary: Linda Mae Crane Stinnett (06/16/10)
Linda Mae Crane Stinnett, 62, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2010, at NHC-Hillview in Columbia. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Henry Hollon Crane and Lizzie Mae Bleasoe. She worked as a sitter for NHC-Oakwood and was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Obituary: Lois Pedley Turner (06/16/10)
Lois Pedley Turner, 85, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2010, at NHC-Merihil. Mrs. Turner was a native of Niagara Falls, N.Y. She was a housewife and the widow of the John Buford Turner who died in 1997. During WWII, she was a USO entertainer and worked on military aircraft at Bell Aircraft. In 2007 she was honored as a Rosie the Riveter in Washington, D.C...
Obituary: Edna Earl Jones Tate (06/16/10)
Edna Earl Jones Tate, 68, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, June 10, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Tate was a native of Marshall County and daughter of the late Earl and Florence Little Jones. She was a licensed practical nurse working in the local hospitals and nursing homes for several years...
Obituary: Tracy Echols (06/16/10)
Tracy Echols, 48, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, June 12, 2010, at Centennial Medical Center. Mrs. Echols was a native of Elk City, Okla., the daughter of Bill and Peggy Bowers Welch of Lewisburg. She was a graphic illustrator and a member of the Stateline Church of Christ...
Obituary: Buford Delwin Lee (06/16/10)
Buford Delwin Lee, 66, of the Berlin Community, died Monday, June 14, 2010, following an accident. Mr. Lee was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Buford White Lee and Ida Ferris Dockery Lee. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. ...
Obituary: Reba Norton Glandon (06/16/10)
Reba Norton Glandon, 80, of Nashville, passed away Thursday, June 3, 2010, in Huntsville, Ala. Reba grew up in Marshall County and moved to Nashville in 1950 where she began her employment with the State of Tennessee and where she was currently employed. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Glandon; her parents, H.D. and Hattie Norton; sister, Roberta Rollins; and brother, Earl Grant Norton...