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Stories from Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Feds probe stolen VA mail (01/05/11)
Marshall County and federal law enforcement officers are investigating what appears to be theft of medicine mailed by a Veterans Administration pharmacy to a patient who's a resident along a Petersburg mail route. Sheriff Norman Dalton and Detective Sam Bragg explained the latest phase of the investigation pursued by Special Agent Gina M. Koivula of the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Postal Service, that led to the search of the farmhouse at 1804 Brown Shop Road on Monday night...
Reunion warmed Christmas for Lewisburg family (01/05/11)
A Lewisburg man enjoyed a less than routine visit this Christmas when his son-in-law was in town on leave from the U.S. Marines. "This is actually the first time in four years that I've been home for Christmas," Gunnery Sgt. Blair Rohling said the day before he had to travel back to Camp Lejeune last week...
Consulting engineer recommended (01/05/11)
A Murfreesboro-based environmental engineering firm has been recommended as Marshall County's planning consultant, according to the county's building and zoning official who reported to Lewisburg planning commissioners recently. "Griggs & Maloney is recommended by the Planning Advisory Committee," a panel that reports to the Joint Economic and Community Development Board for hiring by the county and the municipalities, Don Nelson, the county building and codes officer, said...
Crime reports (01/05/11)
The owner of property stolen from Storage Unit 49 at A-1 Storage on Hwy 50 between Dec. 16 and 19 spotted a piece of his furniture outside a junk store on West Commerce Street next to AJ Medical. Inside the store he found several more of his possessions. ...
GM employee dies in motorcycle crash (01/05/11)
From staff reports A Lewisburg man died Friday as a result of a motorcycle crash in Maury County on the Nashville Highway near the Marshall County line. Arnold E. "Arnie" Woodhams Jr., 53, was transported by helicopter ambulance to Vanderbilt University Hospital where he died, according to authorities...
Briefs (01/05/11)
Girl Scout Cookies will be sold in Marshall County soon. The Cookie Program helps Scouts learn decision making, goal setting, money management, people skills, and business ethics. For more information call 800-395-5318, or call Cheryl Bartusch, Cookie Manager, at 364-2043. Cookies can also be purchased and donated to a Gift of Caring project...
Community helps after fire (01/05/11)
Friends, neighbors, fellow Lions, three volunteer fire departments, emergency management and the Red Cross helped and consoled a mechanic and his wife as the last hot spots were doused Monday afternoon at the couple's Wade Brown Road house fire. Jerry and Ginger Bussell were planning to stay at the Henry Horton State Park Lodge on Monday night after speaking with James Barron of the Marshall County Red Cross. That shelter was available in addition to offers from their friends...
Fired worker: Free golf approved (01/05/11)
As three men, fired from their state jobs at the Henry Horton State Park golf course, await a grievance hearing to reclaim their jobs, a seven-month-old political campaign document thickens the plot in this on-going labor dispute. The men were dismissed after a long investigation, including a detailed audit. Among the better-known allegations are that golfers were allowed to play free, or at reduced charges, and that sometimes golf carts were made available at no charge...
Arrest made in stabbing (01/05/11)
A Belfast man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault last week, in connection with the stabbing a man on Tuesday last week. Johnny L. Sanders, 31, turned himself in on Friday, Lewisburg Police Detective Sgt. David Henley said Tuesday. County Jail records show that Sanders was released on bond later that same day, Dec. 28...
Local biz hiring help (01/05/11)
A chemical engineer has opened in Lewisburg a business named after his grandson, Alex, to put the finishing touches on a product that, among other things, filters impurities from biodiesel fuel so it burns clean in those motors. Rod Yawn, president and sole owner of ALX, moved his processing of tiny absorbent beads from Springfield, Tenn., to a blue metal building on North Fifth Avenue because, "I needed more space and a building more suited to the operation."...
Obituary: Mary Lou Anderson (01/05/11)
Mary Lou Anderson, 71, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Anderson was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Jack and Annie Brown James Cook. She was formerly employed with the Farmers Bank and was a member of Westvue Church of Christ...
Obituary: Earl Wayne Fralix (01/05/11)
Earl Wayne Fralix, 62, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Fralix was a native of Giles County, and son of the late Earl and Jennie Mae Henson Fralix. He was a farmer. He is survived by his wife, Rosie Rivers Fralix of Pulaski; step-daughter, Semone Houston of Pulaski; three sisters, Mildred Flores of Lewisburg, Bessie Russell of Pulaski, and Peggy Osborne of Lynnville; three brothers, Johnny Fralix and Jerry Fralix, both of Lynnville, and Terry Fralix of Lewisburg; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Ed Sulcer of Lynnville.. ...
Obituary: Ruth Eady (01/05/11)
Ruth Eady, 80, of Estill Springs, formerly of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, in Nashville. Mrs. Eady was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late Robert and Mary Josephine Wilson Davis. She retired after 24 years as a registered nurse. ...
Obituary: Clemmie Wathenia Harris (01/05/11)
Mrs. Clemmie Wathenia Harris, age 93, died Dec. 30, 2010, at NHC Merihil Health Care Center after an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late John Lee and Gertie Hightower of Marshall County. She was a member of Greater First Baptist Church where she served as a Deaconess. She was married to the late Frank Elbert Harris in 1936...
Obituary: Arnold Woodhams Jr. (01/05/11)
Arnold "Arnie" Woodhams Jr., 53, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, following an accident in Maury County. Mr. Woodhams was a native of St. Johns, Mich. and son of the late Arnold Woodhams Sr. and Betty Cleland Woodhams. He was employed with General Motors Assembly and was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church...
Obituary: Palmer Fuller (01/05/11)
Palmer Fuller, 69, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Fuller was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Cecil Payton and Myrtle Irene Dalton Fuller. He was retired from Inter City Products and was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church...