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Stories from Friday, November 5, 2010

Political leaders asked to sort recyclable materials (11/05/10)
In recognition of America Recycles Day, the Marshall County Solid Waste Department is inviting public officials to the county recycling sort line where they will be asked to try their hand at separating plastic, metal and paper.
Rotary Christmas Parade Coming December 4 (11/05/10)
Christmas is just around the corner and so is the traditional Lewisburg Rotary Club Christmas Parade. The theme for this year's parade is "A Hometown Christmas." It's the small town American dream for beautiful floats and car decorations. Any business, individual, civic group, school or family that wants to participate may contact Peggy Hubbard at (931) 359-3998 or email her at peggy@peggyhubbard.com for more information...
Chapel Hill news (11/05/10)
Halloween is over for one more year. I hope no one was spooked too bad by ghosts and goblins. Now we have 3 1/2 weeks untill Thanksgiving, then a month before Christmas and another week until the new year. YIKES. But wait. Let's do one holiday at a time...
Tyrades! Fourscore and seven insults ago... (11/05/10)
While researching the upcoming sesquicentennial of the beginning of the War Between The States, I became aware that more than one Facebook page carries the congenial theme "The South lost the Civil War. Get over it." What a great bedside manner! Don't expect these cranky Yankees to donate anything to breast cancer research. ("Your mother lost the battle. Get over it.")...
City council considering personnel issues (11/05/10)
Lewisburg's councilmen are scheduled on Tuesday to consider the idea of hiring a company that provides interim city managers until a more permanent successor can be hired since the Oct. 30 retirement of Eddie Fuller. A brochure issued by Interim Public Management of Fountain Heights, Ariz., says IPM will "provide two credentialed managers for each engagement at the price of one" because one interim manager can't do it all" for municipalities in transition...
L'burg man indicted on statutory rape (11/05/10)
A Lewisburg man was indicted on charges of aggravated statutory rape at the grand jury's October meeting last week. Joshua David McBurnett, 32, of Ruby Road, received an eight-count indictment. According to documents in the case file, he began abusing his victim in 2006, and last had contact with her in September 2010, when she was 16 years old...
Business Park OK'd by TVA for data center (11/05/10)
Lewisburg's Business Park on Mooresville Highway has become one of a few sites in South Central Tennessee to be promoted as being suitable to recruit a data center. The Tennessee Valley Authority and Deloitte Consulting have been looking for places in the Tennessee Valley that are marketable as good locations for data centers, according to Greg Lowe, the city's industrial development director...
Briefs (11/05/10)
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. ...
Habitual DUI offender sentenced (11/05/10)
A Belfast man who was found guilty in two jury trials this fall was sentenced on Wednesday, the day after his 48th birthday. John E. Lynch was found guilty in September of driving after having been declared a habitual motor vehicle offender, felony driving under the influence, and violation of the implied consent law...
Sheriff says memo was move to 'protect' daughter (11/05/10)
Marshall County's Sheriff has apologized for "harsh language" in a memo he issued last week when his "emotions" got the best of him while protecting his daughter. At least two employees at the Marshall County Sheriff's Department have said a dispatcher was promoted to be a road deputy because he's dating the sheriff's daughter and that office talk is interpreted by the sheriff as contrary to department directives against speaking "about each other in a negative way."...
IDB mulls railroad dock (11/05/10)
Lewisburg's Industrial Development Board heard growth numbers this week that, according to a local businessman, would lead to more jobs and economic benefits for Marshall County. To further that plan, Matt Harris, proprietor of Brothers Fine Foods, has continued his request that the city help establish a railroad loading dock in the vicinity of the old Sanford pencil factory...
Local salsa plant out to get hot (11/05/10)
A Lewisburg businessman's production growth is like an example cited by a senior official with an organization managing a $25 million revolving loan fund announced last week by the governor and his economic and community development commissioner. As such, Brothers Fine Foods would appear to be a likely recipient of "capital resources to maximize statewide impacts for job creation and business expansion," as announced by Gov. ...
Local teams play in football playoffs (11/05/10)
Call it the high school playoffs. Call it November Madness. Whatever you call it, understand that Marshall County has never experienced anything like it. All three county high schools have their football teams playing in the first round of the TSSAA playoffs...
It's time for playoff openers (11/05/10)
At this time of year, prep football teams are thrilled to be playing and all three Marshall County squads made the big dance and will be in action, but the trio will be on the road for the first round of the TSSAA playoffs tonight. It could have been a much sweeter scenario for the Forrest Rockets, but a dismal 1-4 road record and losses in three out of their last five ballgames sends the 6-4 Rockets west to Dresden where they will face off with the 8-2 Lions...
Obituary: Leona Gomez (11/05/10)
Leona "Lee" Gomez, 60, of Chapel Hill, died Oct. 28, 2010, at her residence following an extended illness. A native of Philadelphia, Pa., Mrs. Gomez was the daughter of the late L.R. and Marjorie Cameron Steelman. She was a homemaker and a member of New Vision Outreach Church in Chapel Hill...
Public records (11/05/10)
Marriage Licenses Charles Preston Brock Jr. and Kitty Rebecca Uselton; James Anthony England and Lisa Gail Cozart Putman; Randy Lee Settles and Sarah Ann Washburn Jouett. Business Listings Chalfant Motor Car Company, 2260 Polly Adams Rd, Belfast, TN 37019, owner: James A. ...