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Stories from Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Ketron wins most of order (10/27/10)
In a split decision, a Maury County judge ruled Tuesday in the civil complaint brought by state Sen. Bill Ketron against his rival, Columbia Councilwoman Debbie Matthews, saying that the case may go to trial, although some of Ketron's complaint was dismissed Tuesday afternoon...
Crime reports (10/27/10)
On Oct. 19 the Chapel Hill Police Department reported that a possible stolen truck was burned and left in an old rock quarry at 2100 Caney Springs Road. The truck appeared to be a Ford F350 extended cab dually. The VIN and the license plate were melted, so the truck was not immediately identifiable. The owner of the property told police he had not visited the site "in a while" and knew nothing about the truck. The National Insurance Crime Bureau is searching its database...
Industrial recruiter search continues (10/27/10)
A special search committee has interviewed at least one applicant who wants to be Lewisburg's industrial developer and at least two other applicants on the panel's short list have withdrawn. Lewisburg Stormwater Director Greg Lowe, who's also the city's codes enforcement officer, was interviewed Oct. 19. Lowe was questioned by people he's known for years, and he had the keys to lock City Hall after the panel concluded its business that day...
Rock Creek Horror Picture Show set Saturday evening (10/27/10)
Lewisburg Downtown Alliance is presenting the Rock Creek Horror Picture Show on Saturday on the public square and on a walk to Rock Creek Park for a horror movie show. The 4-11 p.m. event starts on First Avenue with "mostly kid stuff, food vendors, arts and crafts, and booths for various causes," according to LDA Promotions Chair Ken Todd...
Early voting ends Thursday (10/27/10)
Early voting in the state and federal elections to be concluded Tuesday night next week ends at 4 p.m. Thursday. "As of yesterday we had 2,384 people to vote early," according to Sarah Murphy, one of the officials at the Marshall County Election Commission office in the Hardison Office Annex on College Street...
Briefs (10/27/10)
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...
HHSP golf employees fired; appeal filed (10/27/10)
Three top employees at the Henry Horton State Park golf course have been dismissed by the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, but at least one, and perhaps two, of the golfers plan to appeal. Willful abuse or misappropriation of state funds, property and equipment is one of four reasons cited by TDEC Commissioner Jim Fyke in similar letters sent to golf course manager Kerry Blanton, his assistant manager, Rusty Jones, and Jim Limbaugh...
Planned water tank to save jobs (10/27/10)
Marshall County commissioners were advised on Monday of a $750,000 state grant to the county-owned water utility, and that announcement followed a unanimous vote to refinance $6.29 million of county debt to reduce payments with a lower interest rate...
Students prepping for state House debate (10/27/10)
CORNERSVILLE -- Four 16-year-old high school students here are scheduled Thursday to quiz three men running to represent Marshall and Giles counties in the state House and most of those students have some connection to the candidates. One's been deer hunting with Ted Roop of Lynnville, the independent candidate who's been an alderman in Spring Hill. ...
Former MCHS star back and better (10/27/10)
Obituary: Jesse C. Tate Jr. (10/27/10)
Jesse C. Tate Jr., 77, of Murfreesboro, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at his home. He was born in Cornersville in 1933 and was a son of the late Jesse C. and Eunice Haney Tate. Mr. Tate was a member of the Eagleville United Methodist Church, a retired commericial building superintendent, a past president of the Eagleville Lions Club, a 32nd Degree Mason, and a member of the Shrine, as well as serving on Eagleville's City Council for eight years. ...
Obituary: Jeffrey Doyle Moore (10/27/10)
Jeffrey Doyle "Jeff" Moore, 55, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday night, Oct. 20, 2010, at his residence, following an extended illness. Jeff was a native of Marshall County and served his country during the Vietnam War in the United States Army. He was an electrical lineman, working for many different contractors. ...
Obituary: Barbara Joyce Sharp Thornhill (10/27/10)
Barbara Joyce Sharp Thornhill, 57, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, in NHC Lewisburg. Ms. Thornhill was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Paul Clymore and Elise Cawthron Murphy of Lewisburg. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: Robert H. Cartwright (10/27/10)
Robert H. "Bobby Hoss" Cartwright, 79, of Shelbyville, died Friday evening, Oct. 22, 2010, at the Heritage Medical Center after an extended illness Born May 22, 1931, in Bedford County, he was the son of the late Robert Thomas Cartwright and Alberta Thomas Cartwright. ...
Obituary: Mary Evelyn Anderson Ring (10/27/10)
Mary Evelyn Anderson Ring, 76, of 1829 Phillips Street, Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Ring was a native of Maury County and the daughter of the late Luther Anderson and Clara E. Matthews Anderson. She was retired from Moon Pencil Company and a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: John Cecil Burgett Jr. (10/27/10)
John Cecil "Johnny" Burgett Jr., 63, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Burgett was a native of Marshall County and a 1965 graduate of Marshall County High School. He was retired and was a member of Church Street Church of Christ. He was a veteran of the Reserve Air Guard. He was the son of John Cecil Burgett Sr. of Lewisburg and the late Annabelle Bills Burgett, who died in 1994...
Obituary: Christopher T. Wilson (10/27/10)
Christopher T. Wilson, 44, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at NHC Healthcare. He was the son of Carolyn Ann Presley and Jesse Lee Wilson and was a member of Greater First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Leroy and Maxie O'Neal, and Willie and Alice Mae Wilson...
Obituary: Thomas Preston James Sr. (10/27/10)
Thomas Preston James Sr., age 92, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. Born in Marshall County, he was the son of Thomas Sheffer and Myrtle Richardson James. He taught several years in Tennessee before World War II, then serving in the U.S. Air Force and flying 39 missions over Germany as a wing gunner. He moved to Jesup, Ga. in 1950 after getting a master's degree in school administration and supervision. He was an elementary principal until his retirement...