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Stories from Wednesday, September 15, 2010

GM recalling 400 UAW workers at Spring Hill plant (09/15/10)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- General Motors plans to recall about 400 idled union workers to its plant at Spring Hill to build four-cylinder engines for its mid-size crossover vehicles, an official said Tuesday. A person briefed about the new jobs provided the employee count to The Associated Press and said the recall is due to increased demand for the four-cylinder engines. The person did not want to be identified because the plan has not been made public...
Chapel Hill land use reverts to agriculture (09/15/10)
CHAPEL HILL -- Town planning commissioners approved a new property map on Monday when 37 acres - subdivided into 85 lots - were reverted to one tract of land for agricultural purposes. "We're willing to do that," Town Administrator Mike Hatten explained of such technical changes to create a new "plat" to display property lines and related landmarks for owners, developers and lenders when one owner's plans can't be executed...
Dollar General Stores want beer-sale permits (09/15/10)
Lewisburg's Alcoholic Beverage Commission on Friday issued two permits for the sale of beer, and discussion revealed a Tennessee retailer's plan for its other stores. Representing the Dollar General Corp. of Goodlettsville was Bendrick Cade for the company's store on Mooresville Road where Roger Ellis Webb of West End Avenue is the manager...
Crime reports (09/15/10)
Arrested on 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force warrants Arrested and charged with possession Lortabs Arrested and charged with delivery of Lortabs The above arrests were made by the Lewisburg Police Department thanks to a tip from Detective Chase Mathis of the Cookeville Police Department...
Briefs (09/15/10)
Marshall County Memorial Library will be hosting reading labs from 9 a.m. until noon on the following Saturdays: Sept. 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!...
Obituary: Billy Spain Liggett (09/15/10)
Billy Spain Liggett, 89, a resident of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A native of Marshall County, Mr. Liggett retired from Whirlpool as a tool-and-die worker, worked at NAPA Auto Parts, and was a 27-year veteran of the Air Force. ...
Voter registration set to end on Oct. 4 (09/15/10)
With a little more than two weeks left to register to vote in state and federal elections on Nov. 2, there are still about 17,000 Marshall County residents who are registered and therefore eligible to vote in the federal mid-term elections. At stake are:...
Niece pleads guilty to forgery charges (09/15/10)
A young woman with Lewisburg relatives pleaded guilty in Marshall County Circuit Court to forgery charges last week. Jessica Leanne Prince, 23, also known as Jessica Harper, cashed two checks in May 2009 at First Commerce Bank in Lewisburg, according to court records. Both checks bore her name as payee...
School board hears allegations (09/15/10)
The attorney for Marshall County's school board has been asked to investigate allegations against some Central Office personnel that were sent to board members last week. Schools director Roy Dukes sent out a memo called "Information for Board Members."...
Students visit agriculture center (09/15/10)
Elementary school students combined learning with fun on Friday when 4th graders from all over the county took a field trip to the Dairy Research and Education Center on New Lake Road for the annual Agriculture in the Classroom Day. Divided into small groups, the children met dairy and beef cattle, horses, goats, sheep and chickens, and learned about life on the farm. ...
Superfund site threat ended (09/15/10)
Removal of hazardous liquids from a closed 67-year-old factory has been completed, two Lewisburg residents were notified on Friday by the Environmental Protection Agency under the federal Superfund Law. "'The site does not pose an immediate threat to release hazardous substances,'" Lewisburg-based attorney Bob Binkley said Tuesday when quoting EPA's letter to his client, Billy Wayne Adams, a co-owner of the building at 643 Bridgeview St...
Tigers closed out early in Columbia (09/15/10)
After a crucial region overtime loss to Tullahoma in week two, the Columbia Central Lions took out their frustrations on the Marshall County Tigers, jumping on head coach Tom Turchetta's young squad early and often in a 42-17 pasting at Jim Cartwright Field in Columbia Friday night.
Obituary: Giovanna Therese Pittman (09/15/10)
Giovanna Therese Pittman, 54, of Crossville, Ala., died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A native of Anchorage, Alaska, she was the daughter of the late Loretta Maria Reese Pittman and James Earl Pittman. She was the owner of Pittman's Trading Post for 26 years, and was a member of the Baptist faith...
Obituary: Edward Wayne Roberts (09/15/10)
Edward Wayne Roberts, 71, of Lewisburg, passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, at NHC Healthcare in Lewisburg. Mr. Roberts was retired from Blalock Plumbing and HVAC of Lewisburg. He was preceded in death by his, parents, Valton Roberts and Orlean Hollis Roberts, and a son, James Edward Roberts...