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Stories from Friday, July 9, 2010

Guardsman's surgery postponed (07/09/10)
A Lewisburg man in the Tennessee Army National Guard has been awarded the Purple Heart as a result of his service in Iraq and, according to his brother, his surgery for a ruptured ear drum was postponed from Tuesday. Dustin West, who lives at the south side of Lewisburg was in town for Independence Day, contrary to the understanding of his fellow soldiers in the 279th Armored Cavalry Division that returned on Saturday in Smyrna...
City Hall 'covered up' with trash service calls (07/09/10)
The maiden voyage of Allied Waste's garbage truck through Lewisburg has crossed some uncertain waters and while there's no iceberg on the horizon, the private trash hauler wants to steer clear of obstacles. And so two captains of the service based at Middle Point Sanitary Landfill north of Murfreesboro are charting a course to Lewisburg City Hall on Tuesday evening to speak with the city councilmen and answer questions from elected leaders and the public...
Downtown Alliance has guest speakers to boost public square (07/09/10)
A local group of merchants and residents of Marshall County interested in renewal of Lewisburg's public square as a hub of activity in the community is inviting the general public to an open meeting with guest speakers who are experts in this field...
Two quit development board seats (07/09/10)
Two members of Lewisburg's Industrial Development Board resigned during the panel's meeting Tuesday in City Hall where dismissal of the town's economic developer was a hot topic. "I'd like to know if there were reprimands or warnings before this," now-former IDB member Jackie Abernathy asked city leaders at the monthly meeting when City Manager Eddie Fuller responded to the question about Terry Wallace with a legalistic answer he felt obliged to use...
Tyrades! Face It: Undeath Is A Part of Life (07/09/10)
If at first you DO succeed, Twi Twi again. That's the philosophy as the third installment of the popular Twilight series smashes motion picture box office records. For the uninitiated, Twilight basically chronicles a period in the life of Isabella "Bella" Swan, a teen girl who moves to Forks, Washington, and falls in love with a 104-year-old vampire named Edward Cullen. ...
Forum spectators see clerk candidates (07/09/10)
Spectators at the Chamber of Commerce's political forum Saturday got a look at all the candidates for two important clerk positions. Each race has an experienced, long-time incumbent in the job, and a rival determined to unseat her. Nancy Freeman wants Daphne Fagan's job as county clerk. ...
Briefs (07/09/10)
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. ...
AT&T broadband now available here (07/09/10)
AT&T announced on Wednesday that it's now offering Lewisburg residents its U-verse service for high-speed Internet connections, TV channels' access and what the mammoth telephone company now calls "U-verse voice." "AT&T U-verse brings together your TV, broadband, home phone and AT&T wireless services - all on one bill - with unique features that provide a new level of integration," the company said in an announcement at Lewisburg City Hall...
Crime reports (07/09/10)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested on a warrant for burglary Arrested and charged with burglary Arrested on a warrant for violation of probation and a capias out of Circuit Court Arrested on one or more capias out of Circuit Court Arrested and charged with domestic assault...
Catalpa News (07/09/10)
Hello again! Hope everyone had a good Fourth. We kept it pretty quiet, but did go and visit Don and Patty Crabtree on Monday. Sheila and her family went to Terry's sister, Kathy's, house on Sunday afternoon for a family cookout and then on to his other sister, Teresa's, to watch the Shelbyville fireworks. Connie and her family went camping last week, and Jeff's family went to Alabama for a family reunion. Alice had several over on Monday for a get-together...
Catalpa Cooking (07/09/10)
CB Richard Ellis pitches exclusive contract (07/09/10)
They presented themselves as "the world's largest commercial real estate company;" the "logical choice" for Lewisburg to market its development and sell land in its business park on Mooresville Highway. And, Jeff Thomas and Lee Black, senior associates of the CB Richard Ellis office in Nashville, want an exclusive sales listing agreement with the city, according to their presentation to Lewisburg's Industrial Development Board on Tuesday afternoon...
Candidates for commission spar on difficult issues (07/09/10)
Candidates for seats on the County Commission answered challenging questions from the Rev. Steve Thomas, moderator of the Chamber of Commerce Political Forum on Saturday at Lewisburg's Recreation Center. All tried to convince spectators that their experience and background qualified them to do a good job running Marshall County...
Obituary: Sylvia Evelyn Kolenda (07/09/10)
Sylvia Evelyn Kolenda, 67, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at her residence. Ms. Kolenda was a native of Meridian, Miss. and daughter of the late A.D. and Lurline Maner Singleton. She was a homemaker. Preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Jakob Kolenda in October of 2006, she is survived by one daughter, Vickie Teel of Port Charlotte, Fla.; sister, Doris Quinnelly of California; brother, Dewitt Singleton of Mississippi; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild...
Obituary: Agnes Wortham Cheek (07/09/10)
Agnes Wortham Cheek, 90, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, July 6, 2010, following an extended illness. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Cheek was a daughter of the late James Edward and Maggie Katherine Ball Wortham. She was retired from Faber-Castell with 40 years of service, and was a member of Church Street Church of Christ in Lewisburg...
Obituary: Jeff Chunn (07/09/10)
Jeff Chunn, 76, of South Berlin, died Thursday, July 8, 2010, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Chunn was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Trim K. and Annie Sue Chunn. He was a TV repairman for Butler Brothers and retired from Faber-Castell Corporation. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: Malvin Donald Johnson (07/09/10)
MALVIN DONALD "DON" JOHNSON, of Murfreesboro, died Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Mr. Johnson was a native of Mt. Pleasant, and son of the late John Matt and Maude Trice Johnson. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. Mr. Johnson was a graduate of Hay Long High School in Mt. Pleasant and Middle Tennessee State University. He was a veteran, serving in WWII with the Merchant Marines. He was drafted during the Korean Conflict and served with the 1ST Marine Tank division in Korea...
Public records (07/09/10)
Valentine: My side is more patriotic (07/09/10)
Are conservatives more patriotic than liberals? Merely ask the question and liberals come unhinged. 'How dare you question my patriotism?' they ask. However, when one delves into the question there is little doubt that the America-haters in this country are primarily on the left...
Confehr: Government cooperation required in recessions (07/09/10)
The spirit of the saying -- there are no atheists in foxholes -- might apply to a less terrifying problem. Recessions require cooperation and belief that your neighbor has got your back. This came up as Lewisburg's now former economic and community developer, former County Mayor Terry Wallace, got a pink slip. This isn't about his departure, or much about him, except he's not a city employee now...
Letter: Anthony James remembered (07/09/10)
To the Editor, It was a very sad day for Marshall County with the sudden passing of Mr. Anthony Eugene James owner and CEO of AJ Medical Services. For those who may not know Mr. James had three locations of AJ Medical Services: Lewisburg, Chapel Hill and Petersburg. He was a giver to his community and was known to encourage young people to go into various medical careers...