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Stories from Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Wallace, economic developer, fired (07/07/10)
Lewisburg's economic and community development director, Terry Wallace, the former Marshall County mayor, was terminated Friday by City Manager Eddie Fuller. "My understanding was that it's the general consensus of the council that it's time for a change," Councilman Ronald McRady said in a telephone interview on Monday. "He was asked to resign, or we had no other alternative to let him go...
Mayoral debate Friday night (07/07/10)
For the first time, the Marshall County Tribune is hosting a debate for candidates campaigning for the office of county mayor -- providing those three men a place at center stage at 6 p.m. Friday.
Minor wins again! (07/07/10)
Minor wins again! Courtesy of minorleaguebaseball.com The Gwinnett Braves defeated the Norfolk Tides 9-4 on Tuesday night at Coolray Field as Gwinnett starting pitcher Mike Minor continued his impressive start for the Triple-A Braves. For the second start in a row, Minor allowed only one run in five innings pitched, struck out six Norfolk batters, and walked two...
Briefs (07/07/10)
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. Tennessee Youth Baseball Association (TYBA) will hold their 23rd Annual State Championship Tournaments at Barfield Crescent Park, Murfreesboro, on the weekends of July 16-18 and July 23-25. ...
Voting for sheriff, county mayor, all commissioners is to start July 16 (07/07/10)
Voter registration for Marshall County's general election ended Tuesday. With more than 16,000 people registered to vote, the county's election office in the Hardison Office Annex on College Street will offer early voting starting Friday, July 16. "We have a lot of registrations" to process for election day, which includes primaries for state and federal races, according to Sarah Murphy, a part-time clerk who works during elections...
Candidates for sheriff list their priorities (07/07/10)
Four of the five candidates for sheriff had the largest variety of things to say at the political forum held Saturday afternoon at Lewisburg's Recreation Center. Candidates drew lots for speaking order, and Rev. Steve Thomas, the moderator, asked each one the same questions - what were their top three priorities? And, what operational changes would they make at the sheriff's department?...
278th members arrive back in county (07/07/10)
SMYRNA -- Almost all of the Tennessee Army National Guardsmen from the Lewisburg Armory returned home Saturday through what had been a World War II bomber-training airport where relatives greeted them with hugs and kisses. Some of the guardsmen are coming later, including a Lewisburg soldier who was scheduled for surgery in Iraq on Tuesday. All who landed in a Tennessee Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane from Camp Shelby, Miss., were healthy and glad to be home...
Cedar Ridge expansion remains problematic (07/07/10)
Money paid by Waste Management to Marshall County for host fees to bury garbage here has dropped by more than half since the county budget year that ended a year ago. The revenue comparison is in the county's Solid Waste Department budget proposed for the fiscal year starting this summer for 2010-11. It's recommended by the four county commissioners voting at the most recent Solid Waste Committee meeting...
Let the Horses Talk (07/07/10)
With the upcoming 64th Annual Walking Horse Show this Friday, July 9, the Cornersville Lions Club is holding the major fundraiser that allows them to give back to their community in a so many ways. First and foremost, they assist with White Cane and the blind, a major part of Lions International. ...
Obituary: Earl Royce Petty (07/07/10)
Earl Royce Petty, 86, of Tullahoma, died Sunday, July 4, 2010, in Life Care Center of Tullahoma. Mr. Petty was a Marshall County native and son of the late William Oscar and Maggie Eldridge Petty. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was retired from ICP as an inspector and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: Percy McDill Rhea Sr. (07/07/10)
Obituary: Billie Wayne Edwards Sr. (07/07/10)
Billie Wayne "Peter Rabbit" Edwards Sr., 69, of Farmington, died Saturday, July 3, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Edwards was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Henry and Mary Lee Higdon Edwards. He was a retired school bus driver. He is survived by three children, Billy Wayne (Beverly) Edwards Jr. and Norma Jean (Randall) Shirley, both of Farmington, and Chandler Crews (Michelle) Edwards of Culleoka; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Obituary: Mary Elizabeth Richardson (07/07/10)
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Coffey Richardson, 91, a long-time resident of the Mooresville Community, died Sunday, July 4, 2010, at the home of her daughter in Gallatin. Funeral services for Mrs. Richardson will be conducted at 2 p.m Wednesday, July 7, in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home with Rev. Greg McCoy and Rev. Clark Albright officiating. Burial will follow in the Bryant Cemetery in the Mooresville Community...
Obituary: Elder D. L. Cunningham (07/07/10)
Elder D. L. Cunningham, 86, of Chicago, died Thursday, July 1, 2010. Elder Cunningham was a native of Petersburg, and the son of the late William and Addie Pitts Cunningham. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Hazlett Cunningham of Chicago; one sister, Waulene Cunningham George of Chicago; two brothers, Rev. Ervin Cunningham of Chicago and Travis Cunningham of Shelbyville; and a devoted niece, Shirley Hardy Bryant...