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Stories from Friday, January 14, 2011

Mayor to Sewer Board: Send rate change request to Council (01/14/11)
Lewisburg Mayor Barbara Woods has asked the city's water and wastewater superintendent to facilitate a request from the water utility for a review of sewer use fees by the city council on Feb. 8.
Man accused of statutory rape (01/14/11)
A Culleoka man was arrested Wednesday charged with aggravated statutory rape after a 17-year-old girl and her mother told Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Layne Worsham what happened. Christopher Daniel Roberts, 35, was being held in lieu of $10,000 at noon Thursday. He is due in Marshall County General Sessions Court on Jan. 25...
The KJB At 400: Having Archaic And Reading It, Too (01/14/11)
Thomas Nelson Publishers, the American Bible Society, the British royal family and others are beginning a year-long commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the first publication of the King James Version of the Bible (a.k.a. the KJV, a.k.a. the Authorized Version), and Christians and non-Christians alike would do well to revisit the landmark publication...
Congregants join to mark MLK Day (01/14/11)
Members and leaders of churches in Marshall County are invited to the Third Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical Celebration Service on Monday night at the Liggett Street Church of God. The program to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King will start at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, in the church at 834 Liggett St. Host Pastor Eddie Shirley and Pastor Herbert Johnson, the originator of the program, have invited more than 31 churches to the program...
Council wants water board action (01/14/11)
Lewisburg Mayor Barbara Woods is asking the city Water and Wastewater Board, on behalf of the City Council, for action on a sewer rate issue that's been festering for months. "I'll be glad to compose a letter on behalf of the council to ask them to do what you want," Woods told the councilmen after an extensive discussion that did not exactly specify the request...
17-year sentence handed down (01/14/11)
The second of three defendants indicted after a 2009 home invasion in Chapel Hill was sentenced last week, after pleading guilty in November. Travis Lankford, 24, of College Grove, was sentenced to a total of 17 years, of which he must serve 30 percent before he is eligible for parole. Thus, with nearly a year of pre-trial jail credit, Lankford could be out of prison in a little over five years...
Crime reports (01/14/11)
Arrested on a warrant for rape Arrested and charged with soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor Arrested and charged with filing a false report and possession of drug paraphernalia Arrested and charged with driving under the influence, violation of the implied consent law, and driving on a revoked license (6th offense)...
Council wants water board action (01/14/11)
Lewisburg Mayor Barbara Woods is asking the city Water and Wastewater Board, on behalf of the City Council, for action on a sewer rate issue that's been festering for months. "I'll be glad to compose a letter on behalf of the council to ask them to do what you want," Woods told the councilmen after an extensive discussion that did not exactly specify the request...
Briefs (01/14/11)
Old cell phones may be dropped off at First National Bank, 1190 N. Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue, a 501(c)(3) charity, will receive a monetary donation for each phone donated. For more information, call 270-0001. Girl Scout Cookies will be sold in Marshall County soon. ...
Roads boss reviewing budget (01/14/11)
Marshall County's Roads Department is out of road salt and several weeks may pass before more is delivered, according to the superintendent. "They've got a big, long waiting list," Roads Superintendent Jerry Williams said before driving through the south end of the county to inspect highways and back roads...
Us two and him celebrate fifth CD (01/14/11)
Us two and him, the musical trio with Chapel Hill roots and a sense of humor, has gone and done it again. With two-thirds of the musicians living in Lewisburg, and 'nother in Tullahoma, they've recorded their fifth CD of original songs. They said something about it at the Veterans Day supper in the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church Family Life Center between Second and Third Avenues North...
Snowy weather affects mail, life (01/14/11)
If a Postal Service letter carrier can't get to a mailbox at the end of a driveway because snow was pushed to the post, the delivery isn't required. That's what Lewisburg Postmaster Fran Zeller said Wednesday afternoon when deliveries were returning to normal. Monday, about 85 percent of postal patrons in Marshall County got mail from the Post Office in Lewisburg...
Ace Bayou gets go-ahead (01/14/11)
More than 100 additional jobs are anticipated at Ace Bayou factories in Lewisburg, according to a report to city councilmen Tuesday when they unanimously voted for property tax breaks for the growing business. "They've had a presence in Marshall County for 15 years," Industrial Development Director Greg Lowe said. "They've recently purchased the Sanford property and have high expectations that the figure of 100 more jobs will grow and grow."...
Owens resigns from school board (01/14/11)
There will be an empty chair at the school board's table when it meets Tuesday. Delinda "Dee Dee" Owens sent a letter of resignation, dated Jan. 3, to schools director Roy Dukes. A copy was delivered to the county mayor's office Wednesday. "Due to obligations to my family, school and work," Owens says in her letter, "I feel that I am unable to give the kids, teachers, staff, and my constituents the dedication needed."...
Obituary: Rita Davis (01/14/11)
Rita Davis, 80, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Davis was a Petersburg native and daughter of the late Carl Dee and Vivia Taylor Renegar. She was a homemaker and member of the East Commerce Baptist Church...
Obituary: Myrtle Ruth House Garrett (01/14/11)
Myrtle Ruth House Garrett, 89, of the Yell Community, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, in Maury Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. God called home a very special person who will be missed by many but never forgotten. Mrs. Garrett was a native of Athens, Ala. and daughter of the late Shirley Houston and Maggie Liles House. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of the Yell Church of Christ...
Obituary: Philip Ray Garrett (01/14/11)
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...
Public records (01/14/11)
Marriage License James Morris Hollingsworth and Linda Ann Butcher Bond. Business Listings Beach Excavating LLC, 1481 Sycamore Dr, Chapel Hill, TN 37034, owner: Michael L. Beach II; Chapel Hill Mini Storage, 4511 Eagleville Pike, Chapel Hill, TN 37034, owner: Juliann Gillespie; Jay Spain Roofing, 724 Sanders St, Lewisburg, TN 37091; Olan Mills Inc (Travel Photography), 4325 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37401; Quick Stop Tobacco and Beer, 4640 Nashville Hwy, Suite C, Chapel Hill, TN 37034, owner: Samy Angly.. ...
Valentine: Left's judgment of Palin too predictable (01/14/11)
Predictably the Left rushed to judgment in the Arizona shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that killed a federal judge and five others. They immediately accused the Tea Party and even Sarah Palin of inspiring the gunman to kill. Even the investigating sheriff, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, a Democrat, added fuel to the fire speculating that conservatives had, in essence, inspired the gunman. ...
Confehr: Crazy is as crazy does; situation all fouled up (01/14/11)
This week, America's been asking itself if it's gone mad, again, since the shootings in Tucson, Ariz. It's a grim story. There's soul searching. Accusations are countered. We should marvel at modern medicine and some individuals' presence of mind to act calmly under fire...