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Stories from Friday, September 24, 2010

Tyrades! 'Wash Your Hands, Roger!' (09/24/10)
According to the American Society for Microbiology and the American Cleaning Institute, we should be giving ourselves a pat on the back. But I can't help wondering, "Where have those hands been????" Under the auspices of the aforementioned organizations, researchers for Harris Interactive sent "bathroom spies" into public restrooms in major cities to study hand washing practices. ...
Briefs (09/24/10)
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 deadline is Friday, Sept. 24...
Lynnville notes (09/24/10)
Hope you are making plans to attend the "Lynnville Fair On The Square" to be held on Saturday, Sept. 25 on the Lynnville Square. There will be something for everyone. Be sure to get a fair catalog at Soda Pop Junction. The different classes you may enter are as follows: canning, food preparation, crafts and domestic arts, agricultural exhibits, recipes, flowers, clothing, photography and scrapbooking, posters, and genealogy and family heirlooms. ...
Two have their appeals denied (09/24/10)
Two defendants who were convicted in Marshall County recently had their appeals denied by the Court of Criminal Appeals in Nashville. Kenneth Gregory Allen, 32, of Lewisburg, was found guilty at a jury trial in October 2008. He was charged with several felonies relating to the sale, delivery and possession of crack cocaine...
Lewisburg Lions Club Octoberfest Oct. 2 (09/24/10)
Special to The Tribune Mark your calendar for Saturday, Oct. 2, to attend the Lewisburg Lions Club Octoberfest, held on the square in Lewisburg, beginning at 6 a.m. This is a fall tradition that began 19 years ago. Bring your largest appetite and we guarantee to satisfy it with an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. The Lions Club members have been specializing in batter mixing, pancake flipping, sausage cooking, and showing everyone a good time for years, and this year will be no exception...
School board names management team (09/24/10)
School board members followed their system director's lead in August when naming a management team to represent them during work contract negotiations with the organization representing teachers. The management team exists to receive requests from the teachers' work contract bargaining agent, the Marshall County Education Association. Management team members advise the system's negotiating team...
Resource center offers insight (09/24/10)
After testimonials from mothers who were helped after unplanned pregnancies, a leader of the Pregnancy Resource Center in Columbia shared some statistics with Marshall County residents at a banquet for the resource center here. Meanwhile, the banquet's guest speaker's work 20 years ago in Chattanooga is seen as experience that should be tapped at the Lewisburg Pregnancy Resource Center that moved to 432 East Commerce St. several months ago from Martin Street...
Flu vaccine available at Health Department (09/24/10)
Special to The Tribune Seasonal influenza vaccine is now available at the Marshall County Health Department. Flu vaccine will be offered on Thursday Sept. 30. Please call the Health Department at 359-1551 to make an appointment to get your flu vaccine...
Local funeral homes change hands (09/24/10)
On Sept. 17, Aubrey Duncan finalized the sale of London and Cornersville Funeral Homes to Adam Perryman and Gregory Hardison. Perryman and Hardison, licensed funeral directors and embalmers, are local young men who grew up here in Marshall County. Both of them have strong family ties to this area. Perryman is the son of Ralph and Carol Perryman. He is married to Lee Cathey and they have two daughters. Hardison is the son of Glenn and Ginger Hardison and he is married to Haley Humphrey...
OGES Pre-K students get a reading treat (09/24/10)
The youngest children at Oak Grove Elementary School got a special treat on Wednesday when the local spokesperson for Imagination Library came to read to them. Peggy Hubbard doesn't have children of her own, but she seemed perfectly at home reading "Roar of a Snore," by Marsha Diane Arnold. The four-year-olds clustered in front of Hubbard on a rug in Salina Moorehead's Pre-K classroom, included both Moorehead's group, and the ones taught by Carrie Matthews in the room next door -- 40 in all...
GOP's Black campaigns here (09/24/10)
The Republican candidate running for the 6th Congressional District seat campaigned in Lewisburg on Tuesday saying she saw closed businesses and heard industrialists make points she and other GOP candidates have been making. Those who are still operating share the view: If government will leave them alone, cut taxes and eliminate mandates, then they could grow, state Sen. ...
Schools, sheriff face budget committee (09/24/10)
Close to home (09/24/10)
MCHS star will play for Vanderbilt Finally, the wait is over for Marshall County High School senior standout Kedren Johnson, who made his college commitment in front of his senior class to play basketball next year for the Vanderbilt Commodores. Johnson was heavily recruited by as many as ten different major college programs, but narrowed his choices down to Louisville, Florida, Alabama, and Vanderbilt by the Wednesday morning announcement at MCHS...
Obituary: Delores Ann Lentz (09/24/10)
Delores Ann Lentz, 54, of Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Nora Ozell Corbin Lentz and William Lentz. She was a former factory worker and a member of the Baptist faith...
Obituary: Harriet Katherine Orcutt Wright (09/24/10)
Harriet Katherine Orcutt Wright, 82, of Miramar Beach, Fla., formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, in St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Mrs. Wright was a native of Marianna, Fla. and daughter of the late O. Rolle and Harriet Ann MacFarland Orcutt. She was a homemaker and member of the Destin United Methodist Church. She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church, serving in most areas of the church...
Public records (09/24/10)
Marriage Licenses William Tyler Matheson and Dana Leanne Stinnett; Robert Joseph McKendrick and Trisha Lynn Fitzgerald; Newell Knapp Pangburn Jr. and Jennifer Lee Bow; Travis Jovan Robinson and Jamie Lee Godwin; Donald Kevin Rogers and Jessica Renae Tidwell; Daniel Hill Warf and Lacey Lenice Scoggins...
Confehr: Registration ends Oct. 4; L'burg votes next spring (09/24/10)
Miss Ann was the mayor of the county seat where I worked during three years at a five-day-a-week newspaper in what's seen as the northeast, but where there's a statue of Johnny Reb on the Courthouse Lawn. Some people thought she was, or was going blind and/or deaf, but most working closely with her knew that she had selective hearing and spoke of what she wanted to see. ...