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Stories from Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Town board's salary set for vote Thursday (08/11/10)
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted Monday, and plans to vote Thursday, to start paying members $150 per month, a salary similar to other town boards. If aldermen don't vote on Thursday to adopt the ordinance that creates their salary and pay rate, then it will be too late for the new law to take effect in time for the recently elected officials who start their terms in September.
Schools Director spared reprimand (08/11/10)
ounty school board members nearly issued an official reprimand on Monday night to the director of schools they hired nearly 11 months ago. Board member Barbara Kennedy's motion to reprimand Roy Dukes failed 5-3, with only Kristen Gold, who seconded the motion, Harvey Jones, and Kennedy voting for it.
8th Annual Goats, Music and More Festival Rockin' (08/11/10)
The festival that began in honor of those famous fainting goats of Marshall County returns for its 8th year at Rock Creek Park in Lewisburg, and this year's lineup of goat shows, musical entertainment and activities for the whole family promises to draw crowds from all across the nation and beyond...
Minor earns major league stripes in debut (Updated) (08/11/10)
Chapel Hill's Mikie Minor made his major league debut with the Atlanta Braves Monday night at Tropicana Field in Houston and came away with a no-decision, going six innings before leaving the game with the score tied 4-4. Forrest Athletic Director Scott Delk invited fans of all ages in Chapel Hill to a barbeque and to watch Minor on TV and they were not disappointed as Minor was nothing short of spectacular, surrendering just three earned runs on five hits while striking out five and walking one and hitting one batter.
Martha Dolen Haislip Smith (08/11/10)
Martha Dolen Haislip Smith, 86, of Fayetteville, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at Donalson Care Center. Mrs. Smith was a native of Lincoln County. She was the daughter of the late Willie Austin and Josie Brewer Haislip, a homemaker, and a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ...
Walter Thomas King (08/11/10)
Walter Thomas KingWalter Thomas "Bull" King, 88, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. King was a native of Williamson County, and son of the late Sam and Ophelia Thomas King. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during...
James Stacey Doss (08/11/10)
James Stacey Doss, 96, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Doss was a native of Giles County, and son of the late Mahlon Stacey and Lorena Pearson Doss. He was a retired warehouse supervisor from Heil-Quaker Corporation and also retired from Century 21 Tankersley Realty and Auction Company. He served his country in the U.S. Army during WW II, and was a member of the Diana Methodist Church and attended Lewisburg First United Methodist Church...
Myrtle Ruth Warf Henry (08/11/10)
Myrtle Ruth Warf Henry, 72, of Murfreesboro, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. Mrs. Henry was a longtime native of Williamson County. She lived in Marshall County from 2001-2006 and in Murfreesboro from 2007 to the present. She was a secretary for 17 years with the Williamson County School Systems and was a member of Millview Church of Christ...