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Stories from Friday, September 10, 2010

Music brightens up Labor Day (09/10/10)
Hello again, hope everyone had a good Labor Day. We sat around the house all day and listened to music. Sheila and Terry had a cookout with Terry's sister's family. Connie's family had plans to go camping and do some fishing. We had a good crowd for our singing at Catalpa last Friday night. ...
Time to enjoy honey bun cake (09/10/10)
HONEY BUN CAKE 1 yellow cake mix 1 (8-oz.) container sour cream 4 eggs 3/4 cup oil 1/2 cup sugar Mix cake mix and other ingredients well. Pour half into a 13x9x2 greased and floured cake pan. Mix 3/4 cup brown sugar and 3 tablespoons cinnamon together and sprinkle half of this over cake mix. Pour remaining cake mix over this, then top with remaining cinnamon mix. Bake at 300 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean...
Confehr: Chili time, telephones, unintended consequences (09/10/10)
A friend just graduated from chili judging school. You know, chili is a serious topic, subject to lengthy discussion in Tennessee. So, the new judge, who wears a manly apron instead of a black robe, was told of a reporter-columnist-type who judged chili with high mucky-mucks who were being converted into news sources...
Crime reports (09/10/10)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested on a warrant for theft under $1,000 Arrested and charged with public intoxication Arrested and charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct Arrested on warrants for fraudulent use of a credit/debit card...
Crime Stoppers out to solve garage theft (09/10/10)
Cash rewards could be paid for information leading to the arrest of burglars of a Powell Lane garage, law enforcement officials have announced. On Thursday night, Sept. 2, a person or persons entered the detached garage at 1416 Powell Lane and took multiple hockey items (sticks, pucks, gloves, pants, and several autographed Nashville Predators items including a Greg Johnson game-played hockey stick and five or six hockey sticks signed by Predators players)...
Murray Farm land sought by 911 board (09/10/10)
Briefs (09/10/10)
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!...
Trucker sets milestone: 1,000,000 miles (09/10/10)
A Chapel Hill man has been honored by his employer for driving 1,000,000 miles - the equivalent of nearly two round trips to the moon - without an accident. Carey Stringfield, 38, a professional driver based at Con-way Freight's Nashville service center, is a short-hauler with less than a full load on routes to Knoxville and Columbus, Ind., and back...
Jobs being created at auto plant in Mount Pleasant (09/10/10)
Eventually, 385 jobs should be filled at a Japanese-owned auto parts factory in neighboring Maury County, according to announcements this week from business and government officials. IB-Tech, a subsidiary of Japanese-owned auto parts manufacturer Imasen Electric Industrial Co., plans to invest $50 million in a facility in Mount Pleasant where seat adjusters are to be made...
Committee still won't OK school budget (09/10/10)
Marshall County's school budget on Wednesday was rejected again by the county budget committee, even though committee members are different as a result of the August election. At a joint meeting in the Courthouse Annex, the education committee voted in favor of recommending the schools' budget for adoption by all county commissioners, while the budget committee voted against it...
Commission committee assignments prompt talk (09/10/10)
Marshall County commissioners received their committee assignments on Tuesday when a few observations were made about the distribution of responsibility to 19 committees where most of the decisions are made. "Not to be critical of the Nominating Committee," Commissioner Mickey King said during the second meeting of the 18-member board, "but I would have liked to see more commissioners with committees. We've got some commissioners with only two assignments."...
Council rejects rate hike (09/10/10)
Lewisburg's City Council has again rejected proposed water and sewer rate hikes to pay for expansion of the city sewage treatment plant as directed by state officials. Doubling the plant's capacity to six million gallons per day and building a container to hold rain-swollen wastewater until flows subside is expected to cost $13 million...
Obituary: Earl Randolph Perryman Jr. (09/10/10)
Earl Randolph "Randy" Perryman Jr., 60, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010. Mr. Perryman was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Earl Randolph Sr. and Auggie Bea Cole Perryman. He was a self-employed mechanic and member of the Baptist Church...
Obituary: Louise Scott Newcomb (09/10/10)
Louise Scott Newcomb, 72, of Greenbrier, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, in Greenbrier. Mrs. Newcomb was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late Anna Mary Bell Scott and Allen Scott Sr. She was preceded in death by her husband, George William Newcomb, who died in 1986...
Obituary: Nancy Sager French (09/10/10)
Nancy Sager French, 71, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010. A native of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. French was a daughter of the late Curtis and Donnar Basham Sager. She was a retired dog groomer from Brentwood Veterinary. Survivors include her husband, Carl French of Chapel Hill; three daughters, Carla Dawn Barrett of Antioch, Brenda Adams of North Carolina, and Bridget Adams of Hendersonville; two sons, Michael French of Chapel Hill and Jerry French of Pegram; a sister, Sarah Sager of Florida; a brother, Carl Woods of Smithville; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Obituary: Marlee Anna Mealer (09/10/10)
Marlee Anna Mealer, two-month-old daughter of Matt Mealer and Missy Wilson, died Sunday, September 5, 2010, at her home. In addition to her parents of Lewisburg, Marlee Anna is survived by her half brother, Aiden Mealer of Lewisburg; maternal grandparents, Johnny and Carolyn Wilson of Culleoka; maternal great-grandmother, Joyce Thomas of Hickman County; paternal grandparents, Tim and Cindy Mealer of Lewisburg; paternal grandparents, Bobby and Donna Henson of Lewisburg; paternal great-grandmother, Virginia Mealer Bills of Berlin; two aunts, Christin Wilson of Culleoka and Leslie Bruce of Lewisburg; and several cousins.. ...