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Stories from Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Chicken house plans worry neighbors on Bedford County line (10/13/10)
For the second month in a row, Bedford County planning commissioners spent most of their monthly meeting talking about the issue of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. The subject is of interest to some Marshall County residents represented by Commissioner Rocky Bowden because a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) is planned just across the county line...
Council agenda: money, tattoos (10/13/10)
Briefs (10/13/10)
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...
Carter, Black debate Thursday in Gallatin (10/13/10)
Republican and Democratic candidates who want to represent Marshall County, and the rest of the 6th Congressional District, in the U.S. House of Representatives face off Thursday night in Gallatin during a political debate at Volunteer State Community College...
Huge crowd flocks to GMM (10/13/10)
The grand champion of the barbecue contest at the Goats, Music & More Festival last weekend -- "The Swiggin' Pig" of Nashville -- says there aren't any secrets to his success. "I don't think there are any secrets," says Barry Johnson of Nashville, whose father, Mike, was his teammate during the Lewisburg Rotary Club's barbecue contest on Friday and Saturday...
Chapel Hill looks to river for water supply (10/13/10)
CHAPEL HILL -- A multi-million-dollar construction project is being contemplated by town officials to draw water from the Duck River instead of relying on the town's well, a cave spring, and the county's water utility. To further the idea, aldermen unanimously voted Monday to buy a preliminary engineering report from Griggs and Maloney of Murfreesboro, the town's consulting engineering firm routinely represented by Will Owen at Town Hall meetings...
City water service in state limbo (10/13/10)
Lewisburg's Water and Wastewater Department might be seen as in a state of limbo with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and civil penalties. During the City Council debate over a water and sewer service rate hikes that took effect two weeks ago, city officials cited a pending fine from TDEC as a reason to raise rates...
Guilty verdict delivered (10/13/10)
A Chapel Hill man was found guilty as charged Monday at the end of a two and a half day trial. Michael Dean Marlin, 23, was charged with aggravated robbery, robbery, aggravated assault, assault, and three counts of especially aggravated burglary, following a home invasion in December 2009...
Obituary: Blanche Elizabeth Foreman Nix (10/13/10)
Blanche Elizabeth Foreman Nix, 94, of Lewisburg, passed away Friday evening Oct. 8, 2010, at NHC Oakwood, Lewisburg. Mrs. Nix was a native of Stuttgart, Ark., and the daughter of the late Benjamin Fenton Foreman and Mary Elizabeth Hall Foreman. She was married to the late Charlie T. Nix, who died in 1987. In addition to her husband and parents, one son, Charles Lloyd Nix, preceded her in death...
Obituary: Rev. William Pate Garrett (10/13/10)
Rev. William Pate Garrett, 86, of Madison, Ala., formerly of Marshall County, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, in Madison. He was born in Marshall County and was a son of the late Porter Wilhoite and Martha Jane Pate Garrett. Rev. Garrett was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister who retired after 50 years of ministry in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama...
Obituary: Betty Jo Leverette (10/13/10)
Betty Jo Leverette, 71, of Unionville, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, in Shelbyville. Mrs. Leverette was born in Rutherford County and was a daughter of the late George William and Ella Frances Maupin Hargrove. She was a member of Eagleville Baptist Church and faithfully attended Rays Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Leverette was a homemaker and during her working career was employed with Jensen's Inc., Durango Boot Company, Eaton Corp. and retired from American Can Company of Shelbyville...
Obituary: Russell Rogers Cochran (10/13/10)
Russell Rogers "Russ" Cochran, 70, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at Heritage Medical Center in Shelbyville. Russ was a native of New London, Conn., and son of the late Russell Rogers and Janet Taft Cochran. He served his country in the United States Army as a helicopter mechanic. He served the community of Milford, Conn. as a firefighter with the Milford Fire Department until his retirement...
Obituary: Jemell Wynn Pruett (10/13/10)
Jemell Wynn Pruett, 48, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Pruett was born in Omaha, Neb., on Oct. 4, 1962. His mother was the late Sarah Sue Bressler Pruett. He is survived by his father, Jerry D. Pruett of Pulaski; wife, Kimberly Rogers of Lynnville; sons, Sean Pruett of Lewisburg and Harley Pruett of Pulaski; stepson, Nathan Sutton of Lynnville; daughters, Shana and Trinity Pruett, both of Pulaski; stepdaughter, Melissa Beecham of Lynnville; brother, Mark Olejnik of Nashville; sisters, Danika Crigger of Lewisburg and Kim Burrow of Pulaski; six grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces.. ...
Obituary: Ruth Wortham King (10/13/10)
Ruth Wortham King, 87, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. King was a daughter of the late James Edward and Maggie Katherine Ball Wortham. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, Mrs. King was preceded in death by her husband, Joe King; a son, Bobby Joe King; three sisters, Betty Jean Spray, Charlene Woodward and Agnes Cheek; and a brother, George "Buddy" Wortham...
Obituary: Shirley Ann Johnson Moss (10/13/10)
Shirley Ann Johnson Moss, 64, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Martha and Cecil Johnson, and a member of 2nd Avenue Church of Christ. Survivors are her son, Shaun Moss; daughter, Shannon Moss; stepdaughter, Sandy March; four grandchildren, Lashonda, Skacey, Kwanza, and Tameka; three stepgrandchildren, Chris, Conrad, and Kobe; three great-grandchildren, Keviyanna, Kadence, and Kingston; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; five sisters; three brothers; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.. ...
Obituary: William "Billy" Dorris Spain Jr (10/13/10)
William "Billy" Dorris Spain Jr., 82, of Mooresville, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Spain was a native of Davidson County, and son of the late William Dorris Sr. and Iva Madelon Pickens Spain. He was a retired roofer and member of the Mooresville Methodist Church...