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Stories from Friday, September 17, 2010

Council reluctantly votes to raise water rates by 19% (09/17/10)
Amid calls from three councilmen for more control over the Water and Wastewater Department, Lewisburg's City Council on Friday morning voted to increase water and sewer rates by an average of 19 percent.
Tyrades! You Had Me At "Hey! My Knee Popped" (09/17/10)
My son can do a mean "end zone" type of dance when taunting someone. When told to "get up" out of bed, he will instead mischievously "get down (and funky)," but otherwise my family is not a dancing family. I did not dance with my first girlfriend. My wife and I did not dance at our wedding. And the latest news makes me more self-conscious than ever about treating dance as anything more than a spectator sport...
Dukes defended; board organized (09/17/10)
Marshall County school board members were described as disappointing last week as they were asked to put children ahead of personal issues. School board members elected Mike Keny to another term as their chairman, and voted in Barbara Kennedy as vice chairman, and Randy Perryman as chairman pro tem at their September meeting last week. ...
Old Sanford pencil plant demolition starts inside (09/17/10)
Sanford Brands has hired a Nashville-based demolition company to tear down and remove the old pencil factory on Spring Place Road. The job is to be completed within three months, according to Demo Plus Inc. Project Manager Ronnie Setzer who spoke on Wednesday about the job that's already started...
Police ask for help with vehicle vandalism (09/17/10)
The Lewisburg Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding the person or persons who vandalized a series of vehicles here in August and September. Vandalisms to six vehicles were reported to have occurred at Saddlewood Apartments, 951 West Ellington Parkway, on Aug. 15, according to a press release by Detective Sgt. David Henley...
Obituary: Don Osteen (09/17/10)
Don Osteen, 82, of the Caney Spring Community of Marshall County, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, in Columbia. Mr. Osteen was born in Marshall County and was a son of the late Willie H. "Bill" and Pauline Walker Osteen. He was a graduate of Forrest High School, Class of 1946. ...
Doc's orders for unborn baby's mom postpone man's trial (09/17/10)
A doctor's order for "modified bed rest" before the birth of her baby next week would have prevented an essential witness from testifying at a criminal trial that was due to start this week. Therefore, defense attorney John S. Colley cited this - and other problems with witnesses and evidence - in his motion for a continuance in the trial of Dallas Jay Stewart...
Mayor acts to save $2 million (09/17/10)
In an attempt to prevent Lewisburg from losing $2 million for its sewage treatment plant, Mayor Barbara Woods has called a special council session this morning to reconsider a water rate hike of about $7 monthly on an average household. Having read an order from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Woods says she believes that the city no longer has a choice, and so the most economical course of action is to prove to the state that the city will comply and have the money to pay for the treatment plant work.. ...
Fuller retires Oct. 29; mayor is first temporary successor (09/17/10)
Lewisburg City Manager Edde Fuller has told the mayor he intends to retire no later than Oct. 30. "I didn't want to say Oct. 31," Fuller said during Tuesday night's council meeting. "That's Halloween." His planned departure is consistent with what Fuller said nearly eight months ago, in late January, when he said, "I want to leave on the 22nd and a new guy come in on the 25th." That's because of his birthday. He will be 62, and he's already approved for Social Security payments...
Catalpa News (09/17/10)
Hello again, hope all of you are feeling alright. We keep on going whether we feel like it or not. The leaves are starting to change some around here and a lot are falling off. Cooler weather will soon be here with all the fall color. We received a notice to read at church that Wells Hill Church of Christ will be having Ladies' Day on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. Wells Hill is located in Lincoln County. They will also be having their 20th Annual Fall Singing on Friday, Oct.1...
Catalpa Cooking (09/17/10)
Briefs (09/17/10)
Marshall County Sheriff Norman Dalton is asking the public for pictures of former sheriffs here to become part of a display honoring past sheriffs at the sheriff's office. For more information, call Norman Dalton, Katie Burk, or Cindy Durand at 359-6122...
B-17 remembered at Ellington Airport (09/17/10)
The Yankee Lady, a museum-quality B-17 bomber, landed at Lewisburg's Ellington Airport on Sunday and took visitors for rides on Monday when she helped promote a Marshall County resident's book about a bomber pilot's place in history as the Cold War succeeded World War II...
Obituary: Col. Richard Joseph Williams (09/17/10)
Col., Richard Joseph "Dick" Williams, 74, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. Col. Williams was a native of Mobile, Ala. He was retired from the Marshall County Property Assessors Office, and was a co-founder of McCrory & Williams Engineering & Surveying, LLC where he retired in 2000. ...
Public records (09/17/10)
Marriage Licenses Christopher Robbin Lowe and Nicole Marie Rotchford; John Barry Nash and Misty Michelle Jones Ford; John Michael Wild and Susan Gail Lamb Newcomb; Mark Ryan Wininger and Bethany Ann King. Business Listings Chad Gower Authorized Franchise for Snap-On Tools, 4889 Smiley Rd, Chapel Hill, TN 37034, owner: Chad Gower; La Superior Carniceria LLC, 313 Commerce St, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Alvaro Jimenez; Marshall County Cheer & Tumble, 225 West Ewing St, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Rebecca A. ...
Confehr: Weightless sensation recalled with B-17 (09/17/10)
Sam Chambliss asked if I'd ever felt weightless. America's space program had caught up with the Russians - passed them actually at that time - so I thought I knew what he was asking. I was wrong. Sam was an adult helping my church youth group. He was also the tow pilot for a soaring club of glider pilots at the county airport in the late '60s. And he was a commercial artist producing magazine and newspaper advertisements...