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Stories from Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Kedren Johnson commits to Vanderbilt (09/22/10)
Kedren Johnson, a 6-foot-4 senior guard for the Marshall County High School boys basketball team, announced this morning his intention to play for Vanderbilt. Johnson, ranked as the 75th-best senior basketball player in the country by the national recruiting service Rivals.com, chose the Commodores over Alabama, Louisville and Florida...
Imagination Library leaders at Oak Grove today (09/22/10)
Crime reports (09/22/10)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested on warrants for three counts of statutory rape Turned himself in on a warrant for violation of the sex offender registry Arrested and charged with domestic assault Turned himself in on a warrant for domestic assault...
Belfast man convicted of bad driving (09/22/10)
Water Board continues its regular work in Cornersville (09/22/10)
While Lewisburg councilmen were reluctantly coming to realize they had no choice but to approve a water rate hike on Friday, the city's Water and Wastewater Board on Thursday dealt with basic requirements. Nearly 100 tons of dewatered sludge had been hauled from the sewage treatment plant in Cornersville, the system that Lewisburg's utility purchased several years ago, according to Department Superintendent Kenneth Carr's report to the utility board...
Police departments getting safety grants (09/22/10)
Three police departments in Marshall County are benefiting from grants, totaling almost $25,000, designed to improve highway safety. Lewisburg Police Department is getting the largest amount --$14,999.96 -- for a network coordinator. Lt. Rebekah Mitchell explained that LPD had received this grant in previous years. ...
Briefs (09/22/10)
The Rutherford County Extension Service will offer a Tennessee Extension Service Master Horse Owner series on Tuesday evenings, starting on Oct. 5 at the Rutherford County Extension Service Office. For more information, call Rebekah Norman at 615-898-7710. Registration deadlne is Friday, Sept. 24...
School fundraising policy changed (09/22/10)
The school board's controversial decision against approving some of the fundraisers presented at its August meeting was modified to everyone's satisfaction at the board meeting this month. The policy, as the board affirmed in August, says, "Fundraising activities .... shall be for the purpose of supplementing funds for established school programs and not for supplanting funds which are the responsibility of the public."...
Spivey gets Haslam's endorsement (09/22/10)
PULASKI -- Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam, the GOP candidate for governor, endorsed former Marshall County Commission Chairman Billy Spivey to succeed state Rep. Eddie Bass as the two Republicans campaigned here on Monday. "There's a new team being formed," Spivey said from the gazebo on the Giles County Courthouse lawn at about noon when his audience of approximately 85 people was finishing a catered lunch, "and you are witnessing the beginning of that new team."...
Thousands visit park's 7th annual outdoor lessons (09/22/10)
CHAPEL HILL --From tomahawk throwing to homemade ice cream, the 7th Annual Step Back in Time festival entertained thousands of visitors at Henry Horton State Park last weekend. "Some festivals try to stay within a certain period of time in history, but we try to take our guests back without a certain period," said Marlan Petty, wife of Shane Petty, chief ranger for Tennessee State Parks...
Two councilmen express dismay at management of utility (09/22/10)
At least two Lewisburg councilmen have expressed a loss of confidence in the management of the city water system -- complaining sewage plant expansion costs were presented late and money was spent on the wrong projects. Removing the department director, however, is now out of reach for councilmen who have also ex-pressed an interest in reorganizing the appointment system so elected councilmen will have more control over the Water and Waste-water Depart-ment...
Obituary: Darwin Joseph Montville (09/22/10)
Darwin Joseph Montville, 75, of Perry, Fla., died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at his residence. A native of Michigan, Mr. Montville was a son of the late Felix and Emma Isrow Montville. He was a retired mechanical engineer. Survivors include his wife, Annette Brock Montville of Perry; sister, Emma Ann Lassard of Virginia; and two brothers, Herman and Felix Montville, both of Michigan...
Obituary: Jean Ball (09/22/10)
Jean Ball, 80, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, in Columbia. Mrs. Ball was born in Williamson County and retired after 21 years as the owner and operator of Gina-Lynn Togs of Chapel Hill. After retirement, Mrs. Ball became a supervisor with Harvey's Department Store and later retired from Peebles Department Stores. She was a long-time member of Smyrna Baptist Church in Chapel Hill...
Obituary: Lesley Buford Poteete (09/22/10)
Lesley Buford Poteete, 77, retired diesel mechanic for M. C. West Construction and General Trucking Company, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. at Signature Health Care. The Williamson County native was the son of the late Willie West Poteete and Bertha Bennett Poteete. He was a long-time member of Eastside Church of Christ...
Obituary: Sarah Frances Fulton (09/22/10)
Sarah Frances Fulton, 73, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Mary Frances Nobles Eddings and Evans Eddings of Fayetteville. She was a member of Eastside Church of Christ in Petersburg, and was retired from South Central Human Resources in Lewisburg...