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Stories from Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Health Department remodeling work offered for bidding (09/01/10)
Construction contractors will this month be offered the opportunity to bid on a small remodeling job at the Marshall County Health Department building on Legion Avenue. Money for the project is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, according to Marshall County Health Department Director Jason Lewis who likened the planned work to a "facelift" for the front office...
Crime reports (09/01/10)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested and charged with theft over $500 Arrested and charged with introduction of contraband into a penal institution Turned himself in on a 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force warrant for sale of a Schedule III drug...
Dukes names Lee as assistant director of schools (09/01/10)
Marshall County Schools' director is promoting a Cornersville High School teacher to be his new assistant director of the school system. Assistant Director of Schools Kendell Lee was named to his new position last month by Schools Director Roy D. Dukes. Lee will move from being a teacher to that of administrator once a math/physics teacher is recommended as his successor...
Carter campaigns in Lewisburg (09/01/10)
The Sumner County man campaigning to succeed Congressman Bart Gordon campaigned in Marshall County on Friday, having won the Democratic nomination by 230 votes. "That was the margin, last heard," Brett Carter said on Lewisburg's public square after shaking hands at the Brekfus Shop where Tommy Hayes, one of the morning customers, said he thought Carter "will probably do a good job" if he's elected over state Sen. Diane Black, the Republican nominee...
Briefs (09/01/10)
Marshall County Memorial Library will be hosting reading labs from 9 a.m. until noon on the following Saturdays: 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!...
4-H members continue local show (09/01/10)
When half a billion infected eggs were being recalled last month, members of the 4-H in Marshall County were preparing for their annual chicken show and sale at the agriculture center on Robin Hood Road. Thirty-eight young farmers bought baby chicks last spring and signed up for this year's Chick Chain to raise chickens and harvest eggs. On Thursday night, 18 of those 38 4-H members took their birds to a show and sale...
Board eliminates teaching position (09/01/10)
A teacher's job was eliminated as school board members cut their budget Monday night, hoping to come up with a budget that's acceptable to recently elected county commissioners. Discussion among school board members at the special called meeting revealed that the alternative school has two full-time teachers for less than 20 students. ...
Task Force officer arrested, suspended (09/01/10)
A Lewisburg Police detective assigned to the 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force was suspended Saturday night by the police chief in connection with his arrest on a charge of public intoxication at an East Commerce Street sports restaurant. Detective Chad Webster, 26, surrendered his badge, ID card and service gun Monday morning to Police Chief Chuck Forbis who said Webster expressed regret and apologized for the behavior that led to his suspension with pay pending a review of the records related to the detective's arrest.. ...
Commission chair vote is this week (09/01/10)
At least four county leaders have been mentioned as prospective candidates for the chairmanship of Marshall County's Commission, the panel meeting for the first time Thursday with those elected last month. As of now, they appear to be Commissioners-Elect Anna Childress and Tom Sumners, Commissioner Rocky Bowden and County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett. Childress and Sumners are returning to the commission after a few years out of office...
Woman charged to trying to smuggle guns to her son (09/01/10)
A Nashville woman allegedly tried to smuggle three pistols into Marshall County's Jail for an inmate last week, but corrections officers found the guns during a routine search. Betty Sumner, 76, of Nash-ville, tried to smuggle the guns into jail for her son, Ronald Sumner, 39, of Nashville, on Aug. 26, according to the report by Marshall County Sheriff's Detective Bart Fagan...
Obituary: Gaynell Powell Brand (09/01/10)
Gaynell Powell Brand, 69, of Unionville, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. A native of Madison, Ala., Mrs. Brand was a daughter of the late Clifford Columbus and Zelma Sue Tallent Powell, and was the widow of Leonard Brand who died in 1994. She was retired from Sanford Corp. and was of the Free Will Baptist faith...
Obituary: Cecil Enlow Hoagland (09/01/10)
Cecil Enlow Hoagland, 63, passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A resident of Lewisburg, Mr. Hoagland was a truck driver. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his son, Daniel Hoagland of Lewisburg; daughter, Beth Hoagland of Wayne County; grandson, Tim Hoagland; and numerous friends...