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Stories from Friday, October 22, 2010

Tyrades! Snickering past the graveyard (10/22/10)
Is this a great century or what? Get buried in a Chilean mine and you're an international celebrity. Get buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery and you're a pariah. At least that's the possibility if a trend noted by the Associated Press continues. More and more people are abandoning traditional funerals and burials for "green" alternatives...
Lynnville notes (10/22/10)
Hope everyone is preparing for the spooks that will be trick-or-treating at your home on Halloween. If you are trick-or-treating in Lynnville, be sure and visit the "Terror Train and Haunted Museum" on Friday, Oct. 29-30 at dark. donations will be accepted. ...
Catalpa News (10/22/10)
Hello again, hope everyone is doing fine. So sorry that I missed getting any news in last week. But it was a crazy week. Some of you know that I (Sheila Upchurch) have been writing the news for Mama since she had a stroke back in March. I was on my way to write the news last week when I got the call that Mama had fallen and they were waiting on an ambulance. ...
Catalpa Cooking (10/22/10)
VEGETABLE MACARONI SALAD 1 pound medium macaroni 1 large green pepper, chopped 3 carrots, shredded 1 onion, chopped 1 can Eagle Brand milk 1 cup white vinegar 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 1 can English peas, drained (optional)...
Today is Homecoming in Chapel Hill (10/22/10)
October is almost a memory, but not before we have the Forrest Homecoming. Friday, October 23 is the date. The Rockets Homecoming Queen is Jatana Vagts; senior attendant, Lacey Pratt; junior attendant, Hayleigh Bonillas; sophomore attendant, Amber Bourland and freshman attemdant. Kaitlin Toombs...
L'burg panel endorses health, wellness clinic (10/22/10)
A Lewisburg woman on Tuesday withdrew her request to change her home's zoning from residential to a medical classification so she could establish a health and wellness clinic. Pam White and her husband, Ed, also have programs for healthy eating, exercise and weight loss, she told the commissioners when they met in City Hall this week. Montclair Health and Wellness was intended for health care intervention focused on prevention...
Local teacher recognized as 'Science Educator of the Year' (10/22/10)
A Marshall County teacher has been named "Science Educator of the Year for Grades 9-12" by the Tennessee Science Teachers Association. Dr. Elaine Huffines, chairperson of the science department and chemistry teacher at Forrest High School is the recipient of this prestigious honor. She will be recognized at the National Science Teachers Association regional conference at the Opryland Hotel in December...
Board tackles agenda, meets with attorney (10/22/10)
The school board was out of the room for most of their two and a half hour meeting Tuesday night. As soon as the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance had been completed, and retired teachers and support staff recognized and awarded plaques, the board left the room to consult in private with their attorney Sam Jackson...
Chapel Hill gets $311K to fix pipe (10/22/10)
NASHVILLE -- Chapel Hill is getting a $311,000 federal grant awarded by state officials who say they know the importance of maintaining infrastructure. That includes replacement of an old sewer with a bigger pipe that's installed with a better grade to improve flow, according to Chapel Hill Administrator Mike Hatten...
Debate: Ketron, Matthews talk about restaurant, immigration (10/22/10)
The restaurant at Henry Horton State Park has not generated sufficient revenue to pay its operating costs and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation almost closed it for financial reasons, and both candidates who want to represent Marshall County in the state Senate say they favor continued operations of a restaurant at the park...
Crime Stoppers seeks help with 2 burglaries (10/22/10)
sCrime Stoppers is looking for help solving two burglaries that happened on Tuesday, Oct. 19, probably during the day. The front door of the home at 1501 River Road was forced open and guns, jewelry and a sword were taken. The front door of the home at 2300 Blackwell Road was also forced open, and a book of checks, money and DVDs were taken from that residence...
Briefs (10/22/10)
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...
Utility project has some 'firsts' (10/22/10)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Lewisburg's Water and Wastewater Department has never conducted a project with money borrowed from the State Re-volving Fund and, depending on how the construction bid call is written, there might be other "firsts" for the utility here...
State House candidates debate Thursday (10/22/10)
With a direct statement from the Cornersville High School principal, the Marshall County Tribune has been cleared to land its next candidates debate at that school's auditorium on Thursday night. "We're ready to go," Principal Bob Edens said Wednesday to Tribune Senior Staff Writer Clint Confehr about the newspaper- sponsored political debate between three men campaigning to represent Marshall and Giles counties in the Tennessee House of representatives...
'101 Dalmatians' set to open (10/22/10)
* WHAT: An old Disney favorite comes to the Dixie Theatre stage this month with a musical adaptation of "101 Dalmatians," presented by the Marshall County Community Theatre Kids Division. n WHEN: Tonight is opening night. Performances will also be Saturday and Sunday, and Oct. 29-31. The Sunday performances will be at 2 p.m.; all other performances will hit the stage at 7:30 p.m...
$6.3 million bond sale vote Monday (10/22/10)
Marshall County commissioners face a $6.29 million decision Monday night in the Courthouse Annex where they will gather for a regularly scheduled meeting. "We're refinancing a bond issue and the end result is saving money over time," Commission Chairman Tom Sumners said Wednesday when asked about the pending resolution...
Quarter of stimulus workers still on job (10/22/10)
Nearly a quarter of the people employed in jobs paid with stimulus money in Marshall County are still working, officials say. The $3 million project started April 21, ended on Sept. 30, and employed 159 people, of which 38 have been retained by some of the 66 employers who were participating...
Obituary: Lonnie Dee Hill (10/22/10)
Lonnie Dee Hill, 72, of Eddyville, Ky., died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Christian Care Center of Kuttawa. Mr. Hill was a small engine repairman and a member of the Eddyville Church of Christ. He was the son of the late Reetus Hill and the late Cora Bell (Elliott) Hill. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Hill and Jerry Dale Hill, and one great-grandchild, Brady William Ray...
Obituary: Tim Watson Crane Jr. (10/22/10)
Tim Watson Crane Jr., 79, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Crane was a native of Anniston, Ala., and son of the late Tim Watson Sr. and Nettie Geneva Griggs Crane. He was a self-employed rock mason and member of the Baptist Church. He served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Navy...
Public records (10/22/10)
Marriage Licenses Matthan Jacob Fish and Kayla Lynn Grubbs; Joshua Campbell Huff and Stannye Jene Scott; Michael Dwayne Reynolds and Anita Danielle McEntire. Business Listings Edde's Lawn Care, 2442 Hwy 64, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Robert Edde. Land Transfers...
Valentine: Let's use common sense with environment (10/22/10)
The Obama Administration's Environmental Protection Agency is currently on an 'Environmental Justice' tour. I know, I rolled my eyes, too, when I first heard about it. This is apparently a burning passion with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. The message: Eco-issues aren't just for rich people...
Confehr: Debate got weird when Mom called cell phone (10/22/10)
A funny thing happened during the Senate debate between Debbie Matthews and Bill Ketron. I was the moderator - neutral, calm, cool and collected. Then my cell phone rang. Mom called for help with her absentee ballot. I didn't know it was Mom. I turned the phone off - immediately. It should have been off already. When I called back, I didn't give much help. She's 88, but she's got all her marbles. I did say her candidate was one in a newspaper ad...
Letter: Building needs to be restored (10/22/10)
To the editor: I was happy to see the picture with the excellent article showing the historic building on 1st Avenue. I have long wished for someone to show an interest in this structure. That building has meaning in many areas to a multitude of local persons. I believe it has been used in a variety of ways...