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Stories from Wednesday, December 1, 2010

City-railroad contract chugs right along (12/01/10)
Lewisburg councilmen have taken another step toward establishment of a loading and unloading zone for railroad boxcars in the vicinity of the closed Sanford pencil factory. Questions raised by Councilman Ronald McRady are being sent to CSX lawyers in Jacksonville, Fla., so contracts could be signed between the city and the railroad, according to discussion during a council session late last month...
Crime reports (12/01/10)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested and charged with initiation of a process to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia Arrested on a state warrant for possession of marijuana for resale Arrested on a warrant for passing a worthless check...
Policies on fighting, cell phones debated (12/01/10)
A change in the punishment for fighting at school is being recommended to the school board by its policy committee. Committee members are recommending that the punishment for fighting be suspension for the first offence. The second occasion of fighting will result in transfer to the alternative school...
Tears loses appeal in nightclub shooting (12/01/10)
Briefs (12/01/10)
The Elk Valley Forestry Association will hold their annual meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Gleghorn Center, 77 Clark Ave., Fayetteville. The business meeting will be followed by Tim Phelps' presentation on "Forrest Health Issues in Tennessee." A meal will be served, so you are asked to RSVP by Dec. 3 to the Fayetteville UT Extension Service at 931-433-1582...
Mileage hot topic at Nashville Auto Show (12/01/10)
NASHVILLE -- While speculation continues in South Central Tennessee about what GM will do with its vehicle production line in Spring Hill, an international auto show on Broadway last weekend displayed cars in production, soon to be manufactured and some being discontinued...
Merchants merry about 'Green Friday' (12/01/10)
Like most Americans, Marshall County residents went shopping over the long Thanksgiving weekend and retailers heard cash registers ring with sales that, according to national statistics, were better than last year. "We've been super busy," Tractor Supply sales clerk Rebecca Hastings said one day after Thanksgiving, the traditional first day of Christmas shopping - also known as Black Friday because profits have overcome business expenses for the year...
City Council votes against purchasing 'Red House' (12/01/10)
Lewisburg's councilmen on Nov. 23 voted 3-1 against buying the old McLean school building, also known as the red house on First Avenue North. The house was up for sale on Tuesday during a tax auction in the Marshall County Courthouse conducted by Chancery Court Clerk and Master Tommy Higdon...
Haywood is new county counsel (12/01/10)
Marshall County has changed lawyers as a result of a 12-4 vote by county commissioners last week when one was absent and another abstained. Lewisburg-based attorney Bill Haywood succeeds Ginger Bobo Shofner of Shelbyville whose father, John T. Bobo, served the county Nov. 22...
Farm assistance sought (12/01/10)
Gov. Phil Bredesen has requested a federal designation of natural disaster for agriculture for Marshall and 27 other counties as a result of drought and excessive heat during the growing season. "We hauled probably 40 percent more water this summer than a normal year, so it was an extremely dry summer," according to Bob Hopkins, director of the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency...
Obituary: Leota McAdams Henson (12/01/10)
Leota McAdams Henson, 95, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010. Mrs. Henson was a native of Marshall County and the daughter of the late William McAdams and Minnie Pearson McAdams. She was a member of the Methodist faith. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Henson was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Braden Henson...
Obituary: Don Hudson (12/01/10)
Don Hudson, 71, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at his residence. A native of Rutherford County, Mr. Hudson was a son of the late Clarence Ivy and Ollie Mildred Epperson Hudson. He was the owner of Hudson Furniture in Lewisburg, a former member of the Lewisburg Kiwanis Club and the Lewisburg Jaycees and was of the Baptist faith...
Obituary: Ann B. King (12/01/10)
Ann B. King, 87, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. King was a native of Bedford County, and daughter of the late Walter Clarence and Nannie Bell Snelling Claiborne. She was retired from Faber Castell Corporation and was a member of the Methodist Church...
Obituary: Mildred Louise Pruitt (12/01/10)
Mildred Louise Pruitt, 86, of Belfast, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Pruitt was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Mary Lou Luna McCrory. She was retired from Genesco and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: Dathlene McCollum Adams (12/01/10)
Dathlene McCollum Adams, 82, of Brentwood, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Mrs. Adams was a Marshall County native and daughter of the late Dorris and Grace Hobby McCollum. She attended grade school at Ostella and graduated from Cornersville High School in 1946. She was employed in finance for 47 years. She was a member of Concord Road Church of Christ...
Obituary: Robert Edward Wiles (12/01/10)
Robert Edward "Ed" Wiles, 82, of Lewisburg died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, at Williamson Medical Center. Mr. Wiles was the son of the late William Herbert and Daisy Whitehead Wiles. He attended Vanderbilt University on a football scholarship, and later attended Millsaps College where he played football and baseball. ...
Obituary: Frances Jeter Wells Hobby (12/01/10)
Frances Jeter Wells Hobby, 93, died Monday evening, Nov. 22, 2010, at NHC Oakwood in Lewisburg. Mrs. Hobby was a native of Lynnville and lived in Lewisburg for the past 12 years. She was a member of Church Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Rena Cross Jeter; her first husband, Floyd Wells, in 1966; second husband, Jimmy Hobby, in 1998; brother, Thomas Jeter; and sisters, Jewel Williams and Kathleen Roberts...
Obituary: Billy Gray Boshers Sr. (12/01/10)
Billy Gray Boshers Sr., 52, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Boshers was a native of Maury County, and son of the late John William Boshers and Ellen Blalock Boshers of Petersburg. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Baptist Church...