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Stories from Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Wider bypass new priority (12/15/10)
CHAPEL HILL -- A regional advisory panel that sets priorities for state road projects voted late last week for widening North Ellington Parkway between the Ford and GM dealerships, according to Marshall County's delegate to the organization's meeting at Henry Horton State Park...
Crime reports (12/15/10)
A Lewisburg church was vandalized last week, allegedly by a juvenile who did not like the pastor, according to a report by Lewisburg Police Detective Sgt. David Henley. Lighthouse Independent Baptist Church, 504 West Church St., was damaged on Dec. 7. ...
Man indicted for threatening officers (12/15/10)
Council mulling over personnel issues (12/15/10)
Briefs (12/15/10)
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. ...
Schools closed, reopened; more ice possible today (12/15/10)
County schools were closed Monday because of snow and reopened Tuesday when single digit temperatures kept the county bitterly cold, raising questions about the prospect of an ice storm. Meanwhile, the Marshall County school board meeting originally scheduled for Monday night was postponed until Thursday night, according to an announcement from the central office at Jones Circle...
Assistance for farmers granted (12/15/10)
Marshall County is one of 28 Tennessee counties where farmers are now eligible for low interest loans, supplemental farm payments and other assistance because of drought and excessive heat during the growing season. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week agreed with Gov. Phil Bredesen's assessment that a federal designation of natural disaster for agriculture was justifiable here, 27 other counties, and adjoining counties such as Giles, Lincoln and Maury...
Phone taps led to arrest (12/15/10)
A Marshall County man's marijuana arrest last month with confiscation of $156,100 cash, three vehicles, three guns, a ledger and tally sheets at his home arose from phone taps authorized in Nashville. Drug task force agents in this 17th Judicial District had been tracking Timothy Seisser, 27, of 4051 Cottonwood Court in the northern part of Caney Spring near Chapel Hill, but their work mushroomed when officers of the 20th Judicial District Task Force in Nashville called...
Obituary: Mary B. McRady Williams (12/15/10)
Mary B. McRady Williams, 74, of Midlothian, Va., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010 after a long illness. Mary was a devoted member and greeter of West End Assembly of God (WEAG), especially her "Back Five Small Group." She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She lived in Lewisburg and worked as a nurse for several years...
Obituary: Colleen Baldwin Garrett (12/15/10)
Colleen Baldwin Garrett, 80, of Madison, Ala., formerly of Marshall County, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, in Huntsville, Ala. Mrs. Garrett was born in Hamilton County, and was a daughter of the late Hoke Smith and Sylvesta Stinson Baldwin. She was a homemaker and was a member of Christ Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Huntsville...
Obituary: Alvia McKinley Dalton (12/15/10)
Alvia McKinley Dalton, 82, of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Rutherford County, he was a son of the late Ennis McKinley Dalton and Sally Pope Morgan. Mr. Dalton was retired from the Public Works Department of Metro Nashville with 28 years of service...
Obituary: James M. Russell (12/15/10)
James M. Russell, 82, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday morning, Dec. 11, 2010. Mr. Russell was born in Giles County, and was a son of the late William and Tennie Pearl Fralix Russell. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II. In 2000, Mr. Russell retired from Uni-Web of Columbia where he was a plant foreman...
Obituary: Lenzey Birch Doggett (12/15/10)
Lenzey Birch Doggett, 81, of Rogersville, Ala., formerly of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, in Florence, Ala. Mr. Doggett was born in Marshall County and was a son of the late Shirley and Elsie Nix Doggett. He served in both the United States Army and the United States Navy. Mr. Doggett was a farmer and a retired concrete finisher. He attended Elgin United Methodist Church in Elgin, Ala...