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Stories from Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Local resident charged with promoting prostitution (01/19/11)
Lewisburg Police and officers from five other agencies searched a Cornersville Road apartment Sunday and arrested a man on Rutherford County warrants alleging he's been offering juveniles as prostitutes.
Appeals Court rules against defendants (01/19/11)
The state Court of Criminal Appeals has dismissed a Lewisburg man's appeal in a sex case, and upheld two Marshall County Circuit Court judgments in a drug case and a habitual offender's case. The decisions are as follows. After hearing testimony from experts who said Lemay was incapable of understanding a trial or assisting in his own defense, and from people who knew him - testifying he held a job for 20 years and could read, write and do arithmetic - Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler found Lemay competent to stand trial.. ...
Sentences handed down, incarceration starts (01/19/11)
Marshall County Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler handed down sentences on Jan. 5 for the incarceration of people who pleaded guilty in November to charges stemming from burglary and misuse of prescription drugs. They are as follows. Baker has 84 days pre-trial jail credit, and Crigler ordered him to report to jail to start serving his sentence at 7 p.m. Jan. 21. His co-defendant's case is still being adjudicated...
Crime reports (01/19/11)
A 57-year-old Lewisburg woman fell 30 to 40 feet onto the gravel by the railroad tracks behind a home on West Cedar Street before dawn Monday, Jan. 17. Lewisburg Police Department Officer Dac Burrow responded to the scene along with Emergency Medical Service personnel just after 7 a.m. ...
Man shot through apartment window (01/19/11)
A Lewisburg man suffered a gunshot wound to his neck Monday night when the bullet was fired through his apartment window, city police said. The man, of the Cedar Hills apartment complex near Marshall County High School, was treated by the Marshall County Emergency Medical Service at the scene, Police Detective Sgt. David Henley said Tuesday...
Briefs (01/19/11)
Kayla Harmon of Lewisburg, the daughter of Patti and Thomas Harmon, has accepted a Dean's Award from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kayla will graduate from Marshall County High School in 2011, where she is active in student council, softball and BETA club. She plans to major in sports medicine. Xavier University is a private university providing a liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition...
City manager could be named today (01/19/11)
Lewisburg councilmen might reach a decision this evening on who to hire as the city's next manager, according to at least one of the five who get to vote on the personnel decision. "I'm looking for experience," Councilman Odie Whitehead Jr. said Tuesday as he's already selected a few applicants who he will advocate for the job vacated last fall by retired manager Eddie Fuller...
Fire claims walls of Poppy's restaurant (01/19/11)
CHAPEL HILL -- The state fire marshal's office was investigating a restaurant fire battled by three fire departments early Tuesday morning, the police chief said. "There are a few inside walls standing, maybe some posts," Police Chief Jackie King said of Poppy's restaurant on Horton Highway that was closed when firefighters sprayed the building with water...
Lewisburg congregants celebrate MLK birthday (01/19/11)
Policemen find kids who had knocked down area snowmen (01/19/11)
Lewisburg Police caught a carload of teenagers roaming the city at night, knocking over snowmen and decapitating at least one snowman a week ago tonight. "Last night, they tackled one in the White Drive area," Police Chief Chuck Forbis said Thursday in City Hall where councilmen were interviewing prospective city managers...
Locals show at inauguration (01/19/11)
NASHVILLE -- Marshall County was well represented at the inauguration of Gov. Bill Haslam on Saturday when the Forrest High School Rocket Band of Blue marched in the inaugural parade and the Metro Nashville Police Mounted Patrol rode horses donated by members of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association headquartered in Lewisburg...
Obituary: William Scott Walker (01/19/11)
William "Billy" Scott Walker, 80, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, in Williamson Medical Center. Mr. Walker was a Marshall County native and son of the late Buford and Maycle Hill Walker. He was retired from Faber-Castell Corporation and was a member of the Hardin Chapel Church of Christ...
Obituary: Billy Lewis Hargrove (01/19/11)
Billy Lewis Hargrove, 64, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011. A native of Marshall County, Mr. Hargrove was a son of the late Henry Lee Hargrove Sr. who died in 1973 and Louise Ragsdale Hargrove who survives. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and served in the Tennesee Army National Guard. Mr. Hargrove was retired from Textron Aerostructures in Nashville...
Obituary: Mary Louvenia Hatfield (01/19/11)
Mary Louvenia Hatfield, 102, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mrs. Hatfield was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Robert "Bob" and Vera Pettus London. She was retired from Faber-Castell Corporation and had been a member of Church Street Church of Christ since 1945...
Obituary: Ronald Gary Gray (01/19/11)
Ronald Gary Gray, 55, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011. Ronald spent most of his working career as a teacher of vocational education in the State of Tennessee's public schools. In 1997 he was diagnosed with lung cancer and made a successful fight against the disease. He suffered a second cancer that caused his death...
Obituary: Harold L. Fuller (01/19/11)
Harold L. "Buster" Fuller, 90, of Chapel Hill, died Friday morning, Jan. 14, 2011, in Chapel Hill. Mr. Fuller was a son of the late Harold and Ocia Lee Barnes Fuller. He served in the United States Army during World War II, and in 1985 retired from the State of Tennessee Department of Parks and Recreation as a construction supervisor. ...
Obituary: Verna Davis (01/19/11)
Verna Davis, 90, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Davis was a native of Toney, Ala. and daughter of the late Calvin Edward and Alma Carter Travis. She was retired from the Genesco Corporation. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star 318, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and the Baptist Church...
Obituary: Frida King Newbill (01/19/11)
Frida King Newbill, 90, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011. Mrs. Newbill was a native of Gleason, Tenn. and daughter of the late Jack Calvert and Lucille Hopper King. She was retired and was a member of the Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by three sons, Ralph Dean Newbill, and twins, Larry and Jerry Newbill; and her husband, William Junior Newbill, in 2000...
Obituary: Patrick Michael Evener (01/19/11)
Patrick Michael Evener, 53, of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011. A native of Toledo, Ohio, Mr. Evener was a son of the late George Joseph and Loretta Mae Doran Evener. Patrick was a wonderful man of God and a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who loved to sing, play golf and fish...