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Stories from Friday, December 3, 2010

Breakfast with Santa on Saturday at Russell Vending (12/03/10)
Junior's House Child Advocacy Center is hosting Breakfast with Santa at Russell Vending on Saturday morning when the jolly ol' soul arrives on a Lewisburg fire truck. All proceeds will benefit Junior's House in Lewisburg, a safe place for abused children that first opened in 2002 in Fayetteville. It's named for a boy whose father repeatedly punched his abdomen. Junior's kidneys, liver and other organs shut down...
Lynnville notes (12/03/10)
Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! It is parade time in Lynnville, Tennessee! On Saturday evening, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. "The 26th Annual Lynnville Lighted Christmas Parade" will roll down the streets of Lynnville beginning at the Robert Dunnavant Park Located on Mill Street. ...
Tyrades! Fighting like cat lovers and dog lovers (12/03/10)
According to the London Daily Telegraph, your favorite aloof feline really should hire a social secretary. Researchers at Oxford University have determined that canines are smarter than felines, because dogs are more social animals and have bigger brains than the more solitary-inclined cats. ...
Catalpa News (12/03/10)
Hello again. Things here are pretty rough right now. I hope you will forgive me for not writing very much this week. Mama is back in St Thomas. She had some sort of spell Saturday and, after spending six hours at Marshall Medical - only to be sent home - she was airlifted to Nashville on Sunday morning. We are so glad that Connie is there to look after her. Please keep our family in your prayers...
Deputies on look out for alleged dope dealer (12/03/10)
Marshall County Sheriff's Deputies are on the lookout for a man who fled on foot after a confrontation at a house northwest of Chapel Hill around 7 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report by Deputy Greg Levi, the homeowner told him "that Charles Victory pulled into his driveway looking for someone." While they were talking, Levi reported, the resident saw "marijuana laying in the passenger side front seat and a hunting knife stuck between the driver seat and the center console."...
Chapel Hill news (12/03/10)
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We all enjoyed a low-fat turkey dinner and sugar-free dessert, right? In your dreams, maybe. But many of us, excluding football fans, got up from the table and jumped right into Christmas. I don't really agree with that, but it is what it is...
City job open in stormwater, codes office (12/03/10)
Lewisburg is calling for applications from qualified professionals to be the city's next stormwater management officer, a position of considerable importance since the city faces an order for compliance with federal regulations to control soil erosion and water pollution...
Briefs (12/03/10)
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...
Five properties at tax auction bring $61,000 (12/03/10)
Judge receives reprimand from state (12/03/10)
One of Marshall County's circuit court judges has been reprimanded by the Tennessee Court of the Judiciary for delaying an opinion on a case for nearly 11 years. Judge F. Lee Russell of Normandy received a public reprimand from the Court of the Judiciary on Monday for his handling of a complaint for damages filed by David Reha, a Marshall County builder, against Tennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance Co. of Columbia, also known as Farm Bureau...
Quilt square added to trail display (12/03/10)
Another Lewisburg quilt square was added to the Southern Middle Tennessee Quilt Trail last month. In conjunction with the Marshall County Historical Society's quarterly meeting on Nov. 7, the quilt square was unveiled at the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St. ...
Council narrows city manager search (12/03/10)
Lewisburg's City Council this week pared down the number of applicants for the job of city manager from 27 to 11, including three local applicants. Those local applicants are Lewis Trigg Cathey, Jeffery Allen England and David Patrick Orr. Councilmen selected their top 10 applicants, or some similar number of those whose resumes impressed them, and openly announced names during a special called workshop and voting session on Tuesday when City Recorder-Treasurer Connie Edde listed them on a broadsheet of paper clipped to an easel facing their table.. ...
Chapel Hill, Lewisburg parades Saturday (12/03/10)
Marshall County residents have two Christmas Parades available Saturday with one starting at 10 a.m. in Chapel Hill. The Lewisburg Rotarians' parade starts at 2 p.m. Here, Snowbird, the big penguin from WSMV-TV Channel 4 in Nashville, will be making an encore appearance as a special guest, according to Lewisburg Rotarian Peggy Hubbard, parade chair...
Obituary: Peggy Harris Barnes (12/03/10)
Peggy Harris Barnes, 70, of Murfreesboro, passed away on Dec. 2, 2010 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. She was born in Marshall County but resided in Murfreesboro for the past 50 years. She was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church, a former school teacher at Crichlow School and retired from Tennessee State Employment Security...
Public records (12/03/10)
Marriage Licenses Gene William Coe Sr. and Linda Marie Blackburn Williams; Timothy Wayne Edmonson and Trease Ann Yant Fralix; Brandon Matthew Edwards and Rebekah Michelle Graves; John William Fishburn and Kristan Nicole Roberts; Michael Boyd Mangum and Rachelle Juarnet Dho; Kelly Lawson Nation and Amber Kay Harter; Paul Sir Lord Nelson and Tiffany Rena Jett; Richard Shannon Walls and Melissa Lynn Smith Thompson...
Valentine: WikiLeaks scandal raises questions (12/03/10)
The WikiLeaks scandal that has grabbed the headlines recently is much more than a simple espionage case. In fact, it raises more questions than it answers. For starters, how does a simple private in the Army have access to over 250,000 classified cables for over 8 months? And what would motivate him to commit such a breach of security?...
Confehr: Christmas issues more fun than water (12/03/10)
Lewisburg Mayor Barbara Woods pointed out the other night that she's driving a rental. Apparently, she hit and killed what she called a reindeer, although it was probably just a scared deer. It's hunting season. A lot of deer are in town. Councilman Robin Minor says he's seen deer running across the road in town...