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Stories from Friday, October 1, 2010

Lynnville notes (10/01/10)
We thank everyone who had a part in the annual "Lynnville Fair On The Square" that was held on Saturday, Sept. 25. Our crowd was down some, but a lot of other towns close by were having festivals, but all in all we had a good day. The second annual "Lynnville Christmas Village" will be held on Saturday, Nov. ...
Fayetteville man's stolen car recovered (10/01/10)
A Fayetteville man's parked car was stolen from near Soul Train early Saturday afternoon, but it was recovered in Columbia and a suspect was arrested a few hours later. Roderick Foxx told police he drove to the front of Soul Train on Verona Avenue, got out of his 1989 white Chevy Caprice, and walked a short distance away, according to Lewisburg Police Cpl. Jackie Robertson. Foxx then saw a man run to the car and drive away...
Supreme Court upholds Schmeiderer's sentence (10/01/10)
NASHVILLE -- An execution date has been set for a man sentenced to death for first-degree premeditated murder. The Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of Joel Richard Schmeiderer, 30, for the murder of Tom Harris, a fellow inmate at the South Central Correctional Center in Clifton. The Court set September 13, 2011, as Schmeiderer's execution date...
Briefs (10/01/10)
Marshall County Sheriff Norman Dalton is asking the public for pictures of former Marshall County sheriffs 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...
Public records (10/01/10)
Marriage Licenses Samuel Elijah Britton and Jennifer Renee Savage; Tracy Ray Hazel and Honor Megan Wilcox; James Donald Tippett and Bonnie Faye Wright Cunningham; Jonathan McKay West and Rebecca Anne Bowman. Business Listings Cornersville Funeral Home, 310 N. ...
Berlin Spring pavilion gets $110,000 grant (10/01/10)
NASHVILLE -- Marshall County is included in a series of state grants announced Wednesday. Construction of a pavilion at Berlin Springs will be funded with a $110,000 grant announced by Gov. Phil Bredesen and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Jim Fyke...
Good riders: 62 motorcycles roar across the county on fine fall day (10/01/10)
A 90-mile motorcycle ride raised more than $1,500 toward establishment of a fallen police officers memorial in Lewisburg, according to spokesmen for the ride conducted Saturday during crisp fall weather. "We're still talking about it," Lewisburg Police Chief Chuck Forbis said Monday explaining the purpose of the motorcycle ride organized by Officer John Christmas, a recently elected county commissioner...
School Board readjusts its spending plan (10/01/10)
Members of the school board met Tuesday night to respond to the county budget passed the night before. In a very short meeting, the board voted to approve a budget in line with what the county commission was allowing them for running of Marshall County's schools...
Commission gives OK to spend $632,000 (10/01/10)
Nearly $632,000 can be spent from the school budget's reserve account without causing a tax rate hike next year because of an exception in the Basic Education Program for expenditures that won't have to be repeated, county officials explained Wednesday and Thursday...
House, Senate debate set (10/01/10)
Two candidates for the state Senate district including Marshall County, and three candidates for the state House district here and Giles County have accepted the Marshall County Tribune's invitation to participate in a political debate at Marshall County High School on Oct. 18...
Obituary: Jean Harper Harris (10/01/10)
Jean Harper Harris, 82, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, following an extended illness. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Harris was the daughter of the late Jesse J. and Maggie Lou Williams Harper. She was a homemaker, and was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Harris, who died in 2009...
Obituary: Joe Randy Lovell (10/01/10)
Joe Randy Lovell, 51, a longtime resident of Udall, Kansas, passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, at his residence in Elk Falls, Kansas, following an illness. Randy Lovell was born Aug. 28, 1959, in Athens, Ala. He graduated high school in Fayetteville, Tenn. and worked as a painter and drywall contractor. He was a bluegrass and Gospel musician, a regular at the Walnut Valley Festival and the Fish House in Sedan, Kansas...
Obituary: William Thomas Moore (10/01/10)
William Thomas "Tom" Moore, 72, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. A native of Cornersville, Mr. Moore was the son of the late Joe and Charlene Copeland Moore. Tom was retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergeant, having served in Japan, Okinawa, and two tours of duty in Vietnam. ...
Obituary: William Cobia Barron (10/01/10)
Mr. William Cobia (Bill) Barron, age 93 of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, September 29, 2010 in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Barron was a native of Marshall County and son of the late Ezra and Annie May Corbin Barron. The Barron family has been a part of this area since they settled here in 1820. ...
Tyrades! Hail To Thee, Oh, Mayberry (10/01/10)
It's me! It's me! It's Danny T! Sorry, I couldn't resist writing that while preparing for Oct. 3, the 50th anniversary of the premiere of "The Andy Griffith Show." I'm not the only person getting into the mood; fans have been bandying about terms such as "iconic," "wholesome," "homespun," and "down to earth" -- as well as references to "dancing with Big Maude," "bud nipping," "fun girls from Mount Pilot," and "citizen's arrest!"...
Confehr: Positive news for those seeking a job (10/01/10)
"I was born in a log cabin that I made with my own hands." That was Naomi Judd's answer to my question when she spoke at Middle Tennessee State University. It reflects the personal initiative and humble origins - such as being born in a log cabin like Abe Lincoln - plus the sense of humor that we like in our leaders...
Valentine: It's not government's job to fix income gap (10/01/10)
I was reading another Associated Press story where they're fretting over the so-called "income gap." It so troubles them that the rich keep getting richer while the poor, they claim, are getting poorer. But are they really? In the early 1900s forty percent of the population was below the poverty level. ...