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Stories from Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Candidates seek votes at early poll (07/21/10)
Early voting is up and so are the temperatures. Wilting under their tents - where some were relieved by battery operated fans and the contents of insulated jugs - were dozens of candidates, supporters and other buddies on Friday when early voting started at 8 a.m...
Compromise reached on annual pass for green fees (07/21/10)
Lewisburg's leaders have reached a compromise to settle a dispute with an attorney and other golfers who were miffed over the increased price of annual green fee passes. The compromise was to have been finalized Tuesday night during a special called session of the City Council. A week earlier, agreements were announced, but couldn't be concluded because the subject wasn't on the agenda. It was last night...
County in suit to claim taxes owed for room rentals (07/21/10)
Marshall County commissioners have decided to remain plaintiffs in a class action suit against Internet sales of hotel and motel rooms when room rent taxes aren't paid. County Attorney Ginger Shofner reported on the lawsuit during the most recent meeting of the commission when rules were suspended so a decision could be taken to a vote that night...
Briefs (07/21/10)
Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg has began their annual "Stuff That Bus School Supply Drive," accepting monetary and school supply donations to assist Marshall County's underprivileged children with school supplies for the upcoming year. JAL will be at Wal-Mart from 11 a.m. ...
Bridges' names help remember county heroes (07/21/10)
Two bridges of Marshall County have been dedicated in the memory of two outstanding citizens for whom memories are preserved on the public highways. One is for Alex Allen, a third-generation dairy farmer who's had the largest dairy in the county and one that's still in operation by his sons, Cannon and John Daniel...
Horse Show this Week (07/21/10)
Marshall County Horseman's Association is hosting the 34th annual walking horse show. The event is slated for Friday, July 23, at the Marshall County Exposition Center on Robin Hood Road. The lineup will feature 33 classes of championship-quality horses, as well as classes for Country Pleasure in both the youth and adult categories...
Lions Super Pull of the South starts Friday (07/21/10)
CHAPEL HILL - The Lions Club tractor pull here has gone international - again. "We have two tractors from the Netherlands," says Chris Gilbert, chairman of the Lions Super Pull of the South, a two-day sporting event conducted July 23-24 at Forrest High School's football stadium...
Obituary: Margaret Jean Liggett Cushing (07/21/10)
Margaret Jean Liggett Cushing, 68, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Lincoln Medical Center. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Cushing was a daughter of the late Carl Allen and Louise White Liggett. She was of the Baptist faith and was the former owner of Shelbyville Sewing Center...
Obituary: Dorothy Mae Farley Anderson (07/21/10)
Dorothy Mae Farley Anderson, 82, of Lewisburg, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. A native of Jacksonville, Ill., she was a homemaker and the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Harry Lee Orris. Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her parents, along with her first husband, Willie J. Farley, and second husband, George C. Anderson...
Obituary: Irene Rebecca Cantrell Campbell (07/21/10)
Irene Rebecca Cantrell Campbell, 93, retired bus driver for the Maury County Board of Education and long-time resident of the Bryant Station Community, died Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Born and reared in Smithville in DeKalb County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Burnie Lee Cantrell and Lola Mai Bryant Cantrell...