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Stories from Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Cosmolab makes tax offer (12/08/10)
Lewisburg has decided to accept Cosmolab's offer to pay 82 percent of its delinquent property tax bill, according to comments from councilmen last week. Meanwhile, Marshall County is weighing its options, County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett said Saturday afternoon, noting that a final decision will probably have to come from county commissioners who aren't scheduled to meet until late next month...
Emergency radios changing frequency (12/08/10)
Marshall County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett has signed an agreement with the state so the county's Emergency Management Agency can receive a grant to help pay for training and a change of its radio transmissions from broadband to narrowband. County commissioners authorized Liggett's signature during their Nov. ...
Breakfast at Russell's was inspirational (12/08/10)
The man in the red suit with white fur trim at his cuffs and buttons clasped his hands together, bowed his head, closed his eyes and said grace. Breakfast with Wesley Poteet on Saturday morning at Russell Vending on Water Street was warm, nourishing, tasty and informative as the volunteer spoke of his life...
MCHS grad wins at NASA program (12/08/10)
A Marshall County High School graduate has won first place for presentation of a program for NASA during a Werner Von Braun Symposium in Hunstville, Ala., presenting a project for the University of Alabama Huntsville and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Joshua Johnson won the student poster competition...
Police chiefs want to close loophole (12/08/10)
The Tennessee Police Chiefs Association wants state lawmakers to close a loophole so juveniles older than 14 must register with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation when convicted as an adult of a violent sex crime. Currently, juveniles age 14 and older are not required to register with the sex offender registry maintained online if they commit a violent sex offense and are adjudicated as an adult, Lewisburg Police Chief Chuck Forbis said Monday...
Crime reports (12/08/10)
A Columbia man recently had his day in court in Marshall County, after serving a sentence in Maury County. Michael S. Barton, 22, appeared before General Sessions Court Judge Steve Bowden on Nov. 30 and pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of a credit card. ...
Briefs (12/08/10)
Registration for the Youth Basketball League for boys and girls 7-12 years old, sponsored by the Lewisburg Parks and Recreation Department, is now open. Deadline is Dec. 17; League starts Jan. 8. For more information, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482. In His Image Pregnancy Resource Center is in urgent need of wipes and diapers sizes newborn, 3, 4, 5, and 6. ...
Obituary: Malcolm Newman (12/08/10)
Malcolm Newman, 67, of the Clay Hill Community, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, in Columbia. Mr. Newman was born in Giles County, and was a son of the late Melvin and Martha Hill Newman. He was a farmer and also retired from Walker Die Casting of Lewisburg in 2001 after over 20 years of service. Mr. Newman was a long-time member of Clay Hill United Methodist Church...
New Lake Road to close near dam (12/08/10)
Part of New Lake Road will be closed temporarily during construction of a concrete slab bridge replacing rusted metal culverts that failed and don't support the road. "The public will be notified when the road will be closed," Lewisburg-based engineer Jim Bingham said Friday, adding that the announcement will include an approximate time of the road closure...
Board still wants an SRO at LMS (12/08/10)
Ahead of next week's school board meeting, members of the budget committee on Monday night grappled with the details of employing a school resource officer for Lewisburg Middle School. "We're getting bogged down in the minutiae," Barbara Kennedy exclaimed. "It's time we moved on this. We've dragged our feet, for whatever reason, for a semester."...
Lowe delivers optimistic Chamber message (12/08/10)
Reflections on changing times were shared with hope for the future at the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Banquet on Monday night. "We've heard enough of the gloom and doom," Lewisburg Industrial Development Director Greg Lowe said at the headquarters of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association...
Obituary: Joy Jean Ledford (12/08/10)
Joy Jean Ledford, 56, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Ms. Ledford was a native of Craighead, Ark. and daughter of the late Cecil and Ruth Inez Brown Henson. She was a homemaker and member of the LifeSong Family Church...
Obituary: Vicky Yvonne Cole (12/08/10)
Vicky Yvonne Cole, 49, of Cornersville, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at her residence. Ms. Cole was a Marshall County native and daughter of the late Robert and Era Dean Davis Clark. She was a homemaker and a member of the Presbyterian Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert Dwayne Cole, and daughter, Gina Yvonne Cole...
Obituary: Lisa Ann Burns (12/08/10)
Lisa Ann Burns, 49, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Mrs. Burns was a native of Marshall County, and the daughter of the late Gay and Nell Jones Hollingsworth. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Hollingsworth...
Obituary: Henrietta Gray Bryant (12/08/10)
Henrietta Gray Bryant, 85, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Bryant was a native of Elora, and daughter of the late Henry W. and Lillie M. Camp Gray. She was a retail manager for David Lee's Department Store and was manager of the Merle Norman Studio in Lewisburg. She was a member of the Lewisburg First Baptist Church...