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Stories from Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Bredesen honors military veterans (11/10/10)
As he remembered Veterans Day this week, Gov. Phil Bredesen noted the state and nation's commitment to help servicemen and women after their tours of duty end and they muster out of service.
Sullivan house to be rental property (11/10/10)
The Cornersville house where a man was fatally shot last year was sold Oct. 30 for just over half of its appraised value. A local couple added the house to their string of rental properties with a winning bid of $25,500. A former co-owner of the home, Donnie Sullivan, 53, was sentenced to four years and nine months in March 2010, after a jury found him guilty of voluntary manslaughter, but is free on bond, pending appeal...
Crime reports (11/10/10)
Thefts and vandalism reported: Arrested and charged with aggravated domestic assault: Arrested and charged with violation of bond conditions: Arrested and charged with domestic assault: Turned himself in on a warrant for domestic assault: Arrested and charged with driving under the influence:...
Briefs (11/10/10)
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. ...
County schools win health grant (11/10/10)
Marshall County has been awarded a grant of nearly $215,000 to finance physical education and wellness at all the schools. Meanwhile, the chairman of the school board's transportation committee says the system needs more buses, or bus routes must be changed...
County office helping vets (11/10/10)
State Rep. Eddie Bass has been scheduled as a featured speaker on the east side of the Marshall County Courthouse for the traditional Veterans Day ceremonies Thursday when Desert Shield and Storm veteran Milton Giddens will attend. Giddens, 39, of Belfast, was feeling fine when went to Saudi Arabia and then Kuwait in 1991. Since he returned in 1992, he's not felt well. Now he's getting help from the Veterans Administration because of Billy Hill, director of Marshall County's Veterans Services...
Volunteers build ramp for Chapel Hill single mother (11/10/10)
"Do you want a good news story?" The caller didn't care to be named or get credit for her part. Nor did the other people who filled in the blanks. They're volunteers. Some knew that the Chapel Hill area woman has helped others with no expectation of reward...
27 seek position of city manager (11/10/10)
Four Marshall County men have applied for the job of city manager in Lewisburg, according to a review of the 27 applications on file at City Hall. Those local applicants are Lewis Trigg Cathey, Jeffery Allen England, David Patrick Orr and Morgan Thomas. Friday at 4:30 p.m. was the deadline for applications...
Eight EEOC complaints filed (11/10/10)
Eight current and former employees of Marshall County Schools, mostly at the Central Office, are alleging discrimination in complaints to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission office in Nashville. The complainants who've filed in recent months include: Jackie Abernathy, Tyra D. Braden, Larry Miller, Teresa Moses, Patsey Y. Thomas, Janet Wiles, Angie Williams and Linda Williams-Lee. EEOC notified the school system about the complaints starting on Sept. 23 and ending on Nov. 1...
Obituary: Louise Kincaid Moore (11/10/10)
Louise Kincaid Moore, 64, of Spring Hill, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at her residence after an extended illness. Mrs. Moore was a native of Marshall County, the daughter of the late Raymond and Alma Tankersley Kincaid. She was a member of Spring Meadows Church of Christ and a successful woman business owner-operator of Medical Management Service for 36 years, providing numerous jobs for the community. ...
Obituary: Gertrude Hardin-Stafford (11/10/10)
We regret to inform you that Gertrude Hardin-Stafford, 101, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at NHC Healthcare Center in Lewisburg. She was the daughter of the late Bill and Molly Gill and was a member of Second Avenue Church of Christ in Lewisburg. She was a very loving mother, cherished friend, and homemaker. She will be dearly missed...
Obituary: Marguerite Thompson Ray (11/10/10)
Marguerite Thompson Ray, 86, departed this life on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, in Wayne Medical Center, Waynesboro. "Mama Ray" was born June 27, 1924, in Wayne County, the daughter of the late Robert "Bob" Andrew and Viola Mae Throgmorton Thompson. Mrs. Ray was retired from Genesco and was a homemaker. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church...
Obituary: Jimmy Wayne Moore (11/10/10)
Jimmie Wayne "J.W. Dubs" Moore, 28, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010. He was an avid Titans fan and attended Kaplan University. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Jimmie and Katherine Moore and Royce Moore; aunt, Vicki Day; and half-brother, Calvin Dain Harris...
Obituary: Mary Clayton Long Young (11/10/10)
Mary Clayton Long Young was born in a farmhouse without water or electricity in November, 1926, outside of Verona, in Middle Tennessee. She died last week at the end of a life well lived. In between, she had tea with the Emperor of Japan, lunch with the Queen of Thailand, lived around the country and the world, married my father, Ross B. ...
Obituary: Virgil Lee (11/10/10)
Virgil Lee, 81, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mr. Lee was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Henry Jackson and Elsie Vaughn Lee. He was in maintenance before his retirement from the Marshall County School System. He was a member of the Baptist Church...
Obituary: Frances Neely Wiley (11/10/10)
Frances Neely Wiley, 91, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, in NHC Healthcare Lewisburg. Mrs. Wiley was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Sam Moses and Annie Mary Waddey Neely. She was a tax clerk with the City of Lewisburg before her retirement. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church...
Obituary: J. Wilburn Moorehead (11/10/10)
J. Wilburn Moorehead, 77, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010. He was born in Lincoln County on November 7, 1932, to the late Walter Dow and Lucille Tielkin Moorehead. Mr. Moorehead was a much-adored husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather. He owned and operated Moorehead's Foodland for 33 years and served in the Chapel Hill Lions Club for 48 years. He was a former board member at First State Bank and was a member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church for 48 years...
Obituary: Charles Floyd Cantrell Jr. (11/10/10)
Charles Floyd Cantrell Jr., 69, died Nov. 1, 2010, at Hospice of Volusia/Flagler in Orange City, Fla. A native of Cornersville, he was the son of the late Floyd Cantrell and Doris Fox Cantrell. He was a graduate of Cornersville High School and the University of Tennessee. ...