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Stories from Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Crime reports (01/12/11)
At about midnight on New Year's Eve, city police encountered two couples in separate locations with their own approach to the start of 2011. Officer Amanda Newcomb found Nathanial L. Talley, 22, of Antioch passed out in the driver's seat of a car stopped in the intersection of East Commerce Street and Ellington Parkway. ...
Stormwater management job applicants called (01/12/11)
With a salary range of $25,000 to $45,000, one of two significant jobs open at Lewisburg City Hall demands an awareness of the Clean Water Act, state law and city code. The promotion of Greg Lowe, the city's new economic development director, created the opening. Lowe was hired as codes officer several years ago. Stormwater management was added to his duties...
Horse trainer suspended by association after arrest (01/12/11)
SHELBYVILLE -- A celebrated Tennessee Walking Horse trainer was arrested last week on charges of sex crimes against three girls and three days later his license was suspended by the Walking Horse Trainers Association. J.W. "Dick" Peebles, 61, of Shelbyville, is scheduled for an appearance in Bedford County General Sessions Court on Jan. ...
Briefs (01/12/11)
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...
Town, city wastewater woes flow down hill (01/12/11)
Repercussions from the sale of Cornersville's water and sewer system to Lewisburg continue to be felt in the small town at the south end of the county. The sewer system was the topic of Robert Pugh's comments during Thursday's monthly meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. ...
Two city-manager interviews done, seven left to go (01/12/11)
College educated applicants with relevant experience and an eager attitude impressed Lewisburg councilmen Friday evening when city manager interviews took less than half the time anticipated. "Maybe we ought to schedule them tighter" together, Mayor Barbara Woods said after the second of two interviews -- the first of nine such question-and-answer conversations with people who've applied to succeed retired City Manager Eddie Fuller...
County schools score OK on exams (01/12/11)
Marshall County schools remain in "good standing" as far as federal No Child Left Behind requirements are concerned, in spite of more stringent standards applied to last year's testing, as the state struggles to catch up to the nation in academic achievement...
Church continues as fellowship hall on Depot Street (01/12/11)
CHAPEL HILL -- The community center here looks like a church because that's what it's been and it's still serving as a fellowship hall, complete with meeting room, kitchen, exercise machines and a pool table. Dozens of people attended the center's open house Friday at 206 Depot St. where they celebrated community cooperation that was obvious among town leaders, the Lions Club, county officials and the public at large...
Snow daze takes county (01/12/11)
Marshall County residents are coping with Sunday night's big snowstorm, like other Middle Tennesseans who stayed home because schools were closed, they couldn't get out anyway, or just common sense. As a result, many folks just walked around their neighborhoods, enjoyed the sights, made snowmen and, in many respects, just played in the snow that packed well for snowballs, and offered some traction for those who did have to travel...
Tribute: Are there tennis courts in heaven? (01/12/11)
On New Year's Eve, Claudia was anxiously awaiting a black-tie concert with Itzhak Perlman at the newly opened Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Because we were also celebrating our thirty-sixth anniversary, I promised myself that, at least on this occasion, I would refrain from sleeping through the performance. ...
Obituary: Charles Malcom Reese (01/12/11)
Charles Malcom Reese, 87, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at his home. Mr. Reese was a native of Moore County, and son of the late Willie G. and Elizabeth Petty Reese. He was a barber for over 50 years and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He also served his country in the Army...
Obituary: Tracey Sellars (01/12/11)
Tracey Sellars, 43, of the Laws Hill Community of Marshall County, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. Mr. Sellars was born in Rutherford County and was a former steel worker and was an avid NASCAR fan. He was a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. Sellars is survived by his wife, Amber Sellars of Laws Hill; mother, Sue Sellars of Laws Hill; father, James Kelton Sellars Jr. ...
Obituary: B.M. Chapman (01/12/11)
B. M. Chapman, 95, of Tullahoma, passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at the Life Care Center of Tullahoma. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Robert Monroe and Sally Rambo Chapman. He was a retired machinist at AEDC and a member of the Hickerson Station Church of Christ...
Obituary: Rev. Aubrey Lee Knois Sr. (01/12/11)
Rev. Aubrey Lee Knois Sr., 80, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, in Lewisburg. Rev. Knois was born in Bedford County and was a son of the late Wilkie D. and Alta Mai Wilson Knois. He was a Master Sergeant in the United States Army, having retired after 21 years, serving in both the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War and being stationed in Germany. ...
Obituary: Philip Ray Garrett (01/12/11)
Philip Ray Garrett, 51, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at his home. Mr. Garrett was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late James Lester and Melba Grace McKinney Garrett. He was a former employee of Dole Refrigeration. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ricky Garrett...
Obituary: Monte Osteen (01/12/11)
Monte Osteen, USAF Retired and Vietnam Veteran, 73, of Orlando, Fla., passed away on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, from complications of a six-year battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). Born Jan. 4, 1938 in Caney Spring, to the late Kermit and Elizabeth Osteen, he retired a decorated veteran from the U.S. ...
Tennessee raises bar for students in the classroom (01/12/11)
Higher academic standards help make sure students are ready for a career or college. That means mastering the basics like reading and math, and developing skills that colleges and employers value - like communication, problem solving and teamwork. Higher standards also mean more challenging tests - and we may see lower test scores and grades, in the near term...