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Stories from Friday, August 27, 2010

Lynnville notes (08/27/10)
Hope everyone has enjoyed the good rain and cooler weather. It is once again time for the "Fair On The Square" in Lynnville. This will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25. Fair catalogs will be in stores by the first of September. Entries will be taken at the C. ...
Tyrades! We'll rein in anyone who messes with Celebration (08/27/10)
As the 72nd Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration gets under way in Shelbyville, things seem to be going well for the breed. Controversies of recent years have died down and according to the "Shelbyville Times-Gazette," there are more than 3200 entries this year. A total of 20 classes will be split to accommodate the breed's popularity...
Catalpa News (08/27/10)
Catalpa Cooking (08/27/10)
CREAMY RICE PUDDING 4 cups milk 1 egg, beaten 1 4-serving-size package vanilla pudding (not instant) 1 cup minute rice 1 cup raisins 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg In a saucepan, gradually stir milk and egg into pudding mix. Add rice, raisins, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Pour into a serving bowl...
Man turns down trial, pleads guilty to selling cocaine (08/27/10)
A Lewisburg man pleaded guilty Tuesday instead of going through with a jury trial. Randall W. Keel, 56, of Highland Avenue, was charged with sale and delivery of a Schedule II drug (powder cocaine), as well as possession of the drug with intent to sell and deliver...
Smyrna man indicted on nine charges (08/27/10)
A Smyrna man whose former girlfriend lives in Lewisburg was indicted by the grand jury at its August session last week. Robert Lee "Rob" Smith, 44, is charged in a nine-count indictment with domestic assault, two counts of theft over $1,000, aggravated burglary, and aggravated kidnapping. ...
Valentine: Secret corporation part of government cover-up (08/27/10)
There's a government agency called the Millennium Challenge Corporation. I know, it sounds like, well, a corporation, not a government agency. Maybe that's on purpose. The mission statement of the Millennium Challenge Corporation is to provide large-scale grants to select countries in order to stimulate economic growth and reduce poverty. One of the prime objectives is to ostensibly ensure that foreign aid is not going to corrupt governments...
Confehr: Tomatoes, wastewater treatment and this and that (08/27/10)
Apparently there was a fellow here at the paper years ago who loved homegrown vegetables. Well, last week one of our readers brought tomatoes and a news tip that resulted in Wednesday's front-page story searching for leaky sewers. But there's more. Years ago my uncle in Marietta, Ga., got de-scented sludge from a wastewater plant to fertilize his seeded front lawn. Grass grew. So did tomatoes. Humans don't digest tomato seeds. Nor did the wastewater plant...
New commissioners getting help from UT (08/27/10)
NASHVILLE -- The University of Tennessee's County Technical Assistance Service has been holding seminars this week at the Airport Marriott for newly elected officials so they'd have an idea of what they face in office. Attendance was greater than expected, according to CTAS conference spokesman Brett Howell. The UT group anticipated approximately 450 people at the conference, but there were another 120 officials, not counting staffers, who attended...
Briefs (08/27/10)
Marshall County Memorial Library will be hosting reading labs from 9 a.m. until noon on the following Saturdays: Aug. 28, and Sept. 11, 18 and 25. A Marshall County Memorial Library patron has volunteered to conduct these labs for Marshall County adults in half-hour sessions. All participation will be private, confidential and conducted in a relaxed, friendly environment at no cost. To enroll, call the library at 359-3335 or stop by. Learn the joy of reading!...
New industry announced for Shelbyville (08/27/10)
SHELBYVILLE -- State economic development officials announced Thursday morning that SMW Automotive, a supplier of brake and chassis components for companies like Nissan and Volkswagen, will open a production facility this fall in the former Summit Polymers location in Airport Industrial Park...
Learning about money (08/27/10)
NASHVILLE -- The second largest amount of money put into Tennessee's Basic Education Program is coming this year from the federal government that's sending nearly $195 million, newly elected county commissioners were advised Wednesday during seminars presented by the University of Tennessee...
Lottery held for Pre-K (08/27/10)
For the first time since pre-K started in Marshall County four years ago, more children were eligible than could be accommodated. Fifty-six children were eligible this year, explained Salina Moorehead, teacher and pre-K coordinator, so a public drawing was held to fill the 40 places. The remaining 16 were put on a waiting list, with their place on the list established by a random drawing...
Custodian tells of gas leak (08/27/10)
A custodian who had a contract with Columbia State Community College has told Lewisburg officials some of what he knows about when carbon monoxide fumes leaked and dozens of people were sickened. Now, the city sees the custodian's information as laying liability for medical bills at the state's door...
Obituary: Eleanor Louise Stanton (08/27/10)
Eleanor Louise Stanton, 89, devoted wife and mother, passed away Aug. 18, 2010, in Columbia. Mrs. Stanton was born in Webster, N.Y., and was the eldest daughter of Charles and Wilhelmina Semmler. She was a homemaker, living in New York State, Florida and Lewisburg, before moving to Morning Pointe Assisted Living Center of Columbia...
Obituary: Carolyn Faye Grady (08/27/10)
Carolyn Faye Grady, 66, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Grady was a Marshall County native and daughter of the late Robert and Eva Mae Pearson Chester. She was a homemaker and member of the Farmington Baptist Church...
Public records (08/27/10)
Marriage Licenses Chad Dewayne Allen and Natalie Jones Burgett; Jason Lynn Anderson and Candice Adrian Alexander; Coleman Robert Michaels and Mary Elizabeth Flom Powell; Mitchell Allen Miller and Stacy Jean Hicks Ward. Business Listings April N. Daws, 134 Woodside Ave, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: April N. Daws; Spirit of Excellence, 2204 Liberty Valley Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Jamie Hery Jr...
Letter: Internet coverage lacking (08/27/10)
To the editor: It seems that my residence falls within the three percent of the county that isn't part of the AT&T complete coverage plan that includes home telephone and DSL Internet availability. I read with interest several weeks ago (July 9) that AT&T is now covering all of Marshall County with broadband service. ...