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Stories from Friday, December 17, 2010

Federal funds to be refunded (12/17/10)
Marshall County Schools will refund $3,360 in federal funds to the state, Schools Director Roy Dukes said in his Tuesday response to state Education Department auditors. Dukes sent the response by e-mail, the day before it was due. Chris Steppee, director of internal audit, had sent Dukes a memorandum, also called a draft report, on Nov. 22, requesting reimbursement of the federal money...
Catalpa Cooking (12/17/10)
SUGAR COOKIES 2/3 cup shortening 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 4 teaspoons milk 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Thoroughly cream shortening, sugar and vanilla. Add egg and milk; beat until light and fluffy. ...
Tyrades! Keep laying those golden eggs -- please? (12/17/10)
"I didn't take you to raise." Among my acquaintances, that is the retort of choice when a friend or co-worker gets a little too needy and presumptuous. As the latest debate over "tax cuts for the wealthy" rages on, I yearn to see a fairly sympathetic spokesperson for "the rich" announce, "I didn't take you to raise."...
Lynnville notes (12/17/10)
Burrrrr!! It is cold, cold in Lynnville, Tennessee, but it is the time of year for cold weather and snow. It makes it seem more like Christmas. The 26th Annual Lynnv,ille Lighted Christmas Parade rolled through the Lynnville Square and streets Saturday evening, Dec. ...
Sentences handed down in beating, assault (12/17/10)
Two Marshall County men were sentenced last week after being found guilty this fall during jury trials. One of the trials included testimony about a beating that put a man in a coma for 10 days. The other trial ended in convictions on rape charges. Michael Dean Marlin, 23, of Chapel Hill, was convicted of three counts of especially aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, robbery, aggravated assault, and assault...
Weather caused fire Tuesday morning (12/17/10)
Sub-freezing temperatures, and the fluctuation to a warmer day and refreezing combined to cause a nominal fire Tuesday morning in Lewisburg, prompting advice from the fire chief. As Chief Larry Williams explained what happened on Walnut Street, he urged residents to be careful and keep their equipment and chimneys maintained and fuel in safe places to avoid injury...
Obituary: Betty Jean Gilliam (12/17/10)
Betty Jean Gilliam, 76, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Ms. Gilliam was a native of Mt. Vernon, Ill., and daughter of the late John Payne and Hattie Border Harshbarger. She was a homemaker and member of the Cornersville First Baptist Church...
Briefs (12/17/10)
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. ...
EMA considering $370,000 purchase (12/17/10)
By this time next year, Lewisburg police, firefighters, an ambulance crew and other emergency responders to a factory fire should be able to look at floor plans of the burning building on a computer at the scene. With a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system that's about to be purchased, rescue crews will know where to go immediately and what dangerous chemicals to avoid or douse first with foam, according to Lewisburg Police Chief Chuck Forbis...
Holiday celebration spent with Santa, Mrs. Claus (12/17/10)
CHAPEL HILL -- Three-year-old Charlie Armstrong didn't want to talk to Santa Claus. Even the cookies offered by Mrs. Claus didn't seem to tempt him into talking with the big, bearded man in the red suit. Charlie was among dozens of youngsters at the Henry Horton State Park Inn on Saturday morning when the staff and Friends of Henry Horton State Park offered Christmas tree ornaments, hot chocolate, cookies and individual photos with Santa...
Inspector suspended in Sisters 3 dispute (12/17/10)
Tennessee's health commissioner has decided to suspend without pay the state health inspector who cited a Lewisburg public square restaurant that's been ordered closed for having a second bathroom upstairs. Health Commis-sioner Susan Cooper's letter to health inspector Carl Hammons says the suspension is for purchasing exercise equipment from the restaurant's landlord, a conflict of interest described as misconduct unbecoming a state employee...
Can council disband water board? (12/17/10)
At least one Lewisburg councilman wants the city attorney to investigate the possibility of the council disbanding the water and sewer board, a request stemming from an on-going dispute over sewer rates. City resident Bob Lowe pressed the issue again Tuesday night saying people with working septic tanks shouldn't have to pay for sewer service if they're not connected to the system that must expand its sewage treatment plant...
Public records (12/17/10)
Marriage Licenses James Tyson Dalton and Jennifer Lynn Kinjorski Blackmore; Matthew Todd Lester and Lisa Diane Allison Williams. Business Listings Anderson Enterprises, 1515 Old Hwy 99, Chapel Hill, TN 37034, owner: David Anderson; Martin Business Consulting, 2082 Phillips St, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: William R. ...