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Stories from Friday, August 20, 2010

MTSU student proposals to help attract patrons (08/20/10)
CHAPEL HILL - Middle Tennessee State University students have proposed several economic renovations for the restaurant at Henry Horton State Park.
Wallace coordinating jobs to combat floods (08/20/10)
Lewisburg's immediate past industrial development director is now the National Emergency Grant Business service manager in South Central Tennessee. "I'm temporary, not full time," said Terry Wallace, the man who's been hunting new employers for local workers and, in his new position, is still providing that service...
Tyrades! Girl, You'll Be A Woman Really Soon (08/20/10)
If the tender message of the 2005 Billy Dean song "Let Them Be Little" resonates with you, you're in for stressful times. According to a study in the journal "Pediatrics," more and more girls are reaching puberty at an early age - some of them as early as seven or eight...
Practical education: Student proposals to attract patrons (08/20/10)
CHAPEL HILL - Middle Tennessee State University students have proposed several economic renovations for the restaurant at Henry Horton State Park. They're from a practical educational exercise for the students and, if implemented by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, it's quite possibly another step toward attracting and keeping restaurant customers...
Teen helps feed others (08/20/10)
A Forrest High School sophomore is following a family tradition of helping other people. Brooks Lamb, 16, planted a half-acre garden on his family's farm north of Chapel Hill this spring, and has been delivering his harvest every week to families in Chapel Hill and Lewisburg who need fresh food. Liggett Street Church of God member Ricky Tears set up the connection between Lamb and church members. The news spread by word of mouth, and Lamb makes deliveries all around town on Saturdays...
Water hike may be higher than expected (08/20/10)
Lewisburg's City Council on Wednesday afternoon again delayed its vote on a water rate hike because of questions from the city treasurer; so more calculations were started Thursday morning. "I'm afraid it's going to be worse than it was the first time," City Manager Eddie Fuller said Thursday afternoon, acknowledging the water department's calculation of a $7-8 monthly increase per household may have been low...
New commission to vote on school spending plans (08/20/10)
The budget for Marshall County schools this year will have to be approved by county commissioners who were elected two weeks ago, according to the chairman of the county budget committee The panel met this week to review financial decisions to be made at the August meeting of the commission on Monday night. That was to include the entire county budget, but without a school budget. That portion of the spending plan was removed from legal notices, Commissioner Mickey King said Thursday...
Confehr: A tale of two directorships (08/20/10)
On this page, there's a guest column by Mike Wiles, executive director of the Joint Economic and Community Development Board. The JECDB is to do what its name implies. Tennessee's Department of Economic and Community Development has a Three Star program now run by Jamie Stitt, Wiles' predecessor in an office on the ground floor of the Courthouse Annex. ...
Drug defendant sentenced in Federal Court (08/20/10)
Medical bill claims denied (08/20/10)
At least two Columbia State Community College students sickened by a carbon monoxide leak last spring are stuck between the state and Lewisburg because neither will accept responsibility for the leak. "We've been left hanging, dangling in the air with very high medical bills, almost $3,000," Faris Beard of Belfast said Wednesday of the predicament she's in with her son, Brian Cuff, 19, one of nearly 30 people who felt ill on April 8...
Briefs (08/20/10)
Girl Scouts, for kindergarten through 12th grade, is taking registrations for the year at these locations: Cornersville Elementary, 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23; Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24; and Church Street Church of Christ Annex, Lewisburg, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26. Flyers will be coming to the girls at the schools. For more information, contact Cathy Marino at 364-4102 or Rebecca Brown at 359-6314...
Catalpa News (08/20/10)
Hello again to all my friends. This heat is still with us; we finally got a little rain last week and there was some wind damage in the Pleasant Grove area last Saturday. Hope you all got some rain but not the wind. Things are still dry around here but we are getting several tomatoes and okra pods in our garden. By the way, if you haven't been to Catalpa in a while, we have a newly paved road that runs by the church...
Catalpa Cooking (08/20/10)
CATALPA COOKING SALAD 1 can cherry pie filling 1 small can crushed pineapple, undrained 1 cup miniature marshmallow 1 cup flaked coconut 1 banana, sliced 1 can condensed milk (not evaporated) 1 cup chopped nuts, optional 1 medium-size box Cool Whip Stir all ingredients together well. Fold in Cool Whip. Let stand in refrigerator a few hours. Makes a large salad, but keeps real well...
Obituary: Foy Ellis Walker (08/20/10)
Foy Ellis Walker, 72, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin. He was a member of the Church of Christ, who attended Highland Church of Christ in Columbia. Mr. Walker was born in Marshall County on April 19, 1938. He graduated from Marshall County High School in 1956...
Obituary: Georgia Sue Corbin Ziemer Hanby (08/20/10)
Georgia Sue Corbin Ziemer Hanby, 62, passed away Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010. She was born September 27, 1947, to the late George and Carolyn Harlan Corbin. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Shelly Ann Zeimer and brother, George "Due" Corbin Jr...
Public records (08/20/10)