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Stories from Thursday, November 4, 2010

Presley guilty verdict returned (11/04/10)
A guilty verdict was returned after dark Thursday in the trial of a Lewisburg man accused of rape and aggravated kidnapping. A jury of five men and seven women deliberated for nearly an hour before finding Owen Presley, 67, guilty on all eight counts of the indictment. Presley is to be sentenced on Dec. 7...
Crime reports (11/04/10)
Thefts and vandalism reported: Served with a warrant for violation of bond conditions while at Lewisburg City Court: Arrested and charged with aggravated assault: Turned himself in on a warrant for aggravated domestic assault: Arrested and charged with domestic assault:...
Bus purchases, policy charges recommended (11/04/10)
Replacement school buses and vans are recommended by members of the Marshall County School Board who met Monday night to prepare for next week's meeting of the board. Also Monday, another School Board committee considered its recommendation to abolish a policy on cheating as established by a former schools director. The board meets next Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Office on Jones Circle...
Voting seemed moderate Tuesday afternoon (11/04/10)
Voter turnout for the midterm Congressional election and two state legislative races drew 7,637 Marshall County voters to the polls, including the 3,429 voters who cast early or absentee ballots. That total voter turnout of nearly 7,640 votes is nearly 43 percent of the more than 17,000 registered voters in Marshall County. Throughout the two-week early voting period, all ballots were cast at election headquarters in Lewisburg...
Hunting amendment passes easily (11/04/10)
Marshall County voters voted overwhelmingly for a constitutional amendment to make hunting and fishing a right instead of a privilege. In order to pass Tuesday, it needed to receive a number surpassing half the votes cast in the governor's race, plus one...
Students steal the show at debate (11/04/10)
CORNERSVILLE --The high school here was well represented on Thursday last week by four juniors selected from a history class to ask questions during the Marshall County Tribune's political debate for candidates campaigning to represent Marshall and Giles counties in the state House...
Briefs (11/04/10)
A 4-H ATV safety course will be offered on Saturday, Nov. 20. The fast-paced, half-day, hands-on training session includes pre-ride inspection, starting and stopping, quick turns, hill riding, emergency stopping and swerving, and riding over obstacles. ...
Black succeeds Gordon (11/04/10)
State Sen. Diane Black's 6th District victory Tuesday helped Republicans gain control of Tennessee's congressional delegation for the first time in nearly a decade. With 26 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, Black had 43,678 votes, or 67 percent of the vote, to Brett Carter's 18,820, or 29 percent. In Marshall County, Black received 4,680 votes, or 64.3 percent of the votes over Carter's 2,300 votes, or 31.6 percent of the votes here...
Bass tops Spivey, holds on to seat (11/04/10)
State Rep. Eddie Bass (D-Prospect) was re-elected Tuesday in a close race with former Marshall County Commission Chairman Billy Spivey, the Republican challenger in a three-man race. Bass won with 8,210 over Spivey's total of 7,171, for a margin of 1,039, according to unofficial results. Roop, the Independent candidate trailed with 330 votes that reveals his slice of the votes at two per cent. Bass won with 52 percent to 46 percent, or a six percent point margin...
Ketron rolls to third term (11/04/10)
Marshall County voters on Tuesday contributed to the re-election of state Sen. Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) over Columbia Councilwoman Debbie Matthews, the Democratic nominee. Unofficial final results in Marshall County show Ketron had a better than 2-1 victory over his rival from Maury County. ...
Obituary: Kathy Jo Luker Kritz (11/04/10)
Kathy Jo Luker Kritz, 51, of Maryville, formerly of Chapel Hill, died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, in Maryville. She was born in Dallas, Texas, and was a daughter of the late Finley Ray Luker and Janice Farlow Luker. Mrs. Kritz was a graduate of Forrest High School, Class of 1977...
Obituary: Betty Hill (11/04/10)
Betty Hill, 75, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Hill was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Raymond and Geneva Ashton Pigue. She was a retired Marshall County Court Clerk and a member of East Commerce Baptist Church...
Obituary: David Wayne Allen (11/04/10)
David Wayne Allen, 61, of Belfast, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, in St. Thomas Hospital. Mr. Allen was a native of Davidson County, and son of the late Willard and Essie Pickard Allen. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He was employed with the Marshall County Animal Control and was a member of East Commerce Baptist Church...