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Stories from Friday, February 4, 2011

Catalpa News (02/04/11)
BARBECUED BEANS 1 pound ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 18-ounce can pork and beans 1/2 cup ketchup 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons vinegar 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce Brown beef and onion; pour off fat. Add remaining ingredients, mix well; pour into 1 1/2 quart casserole. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Makes 6 servings...
Tyrades! Hey, Tiger Mothers: Second Place Happens (02/04/11)
I've heard stories of married couples getting into knock-down squabbles in public and -- when a bystander tries to break things up -- the spouses suddenly forming a tag team to beat up on the intruder. That's similar to the situation we find ourselves in with the publication of Amy Chua's book "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." Countless older Americans have griped about kids today: how they're spoiled, unmannered, lack ambition, don't know the value of a dollar, never kick Hitler's heinie, etc. ...
Rep. Black visiting L'burg today (02/04/11)
Diane Black, who was recently sworn in as Tennessee's 6th District congressman, is visiting Lewisburg today. Her public appearance will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders Association headquarters auditorium at 250 N. Ellington Parkway...
Chief pursues background checks for potential city managers (02/04/11)
Lewisburg's police chief is continuing the background checks on three of the city council's top three candidates for city manager. Police Chief Chuck Forbis is gathering information about Alan Grindstaff, James Pennington and David Orr. Those top three were ranked in that order...
Road endorsed by Whitehead, Wallace charge to be discussed (02/04/11)
At least one Lewisburg councilman is endorsing a property owner's request for permission to build a road that could give better access to the old Murray horse farm. "I think that's a good idea," Councilman Odie Whitehead Jr. said Wednesday when asked about the city accepting a future extension of East Hill Street where several brick rental units overlook Rock Creek...
Briefs (02/04/11)
Marshall County AYSO Soccer sign-ups will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, and from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, in the Lewisburg Recreation Center Main Lobby. Participants must be four years old by March 31, 2011. The Marshall County Retired Teachers Association is offering $1,000 scholarships to students graduating from high school and planning a teaching career. ...
School bus cameras become focus (02/04/11)
School bus cameras and a demonstration of how they work were shown to members of the school board's transportation committee Tuesday. "That's what you spent your money on," said transportation supervisor Michael Frey, showing committee members a camera about the size of a paperback book, and inviting them to gather around his laptop to view images from a bus camera...
Wheel girl, 11, loses battle (02/04/11)
For Korley Davis, the long, hard battle is over. The Liberty School sixth grader, who would have turned 12 today, died Wednesday morning at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. She was the daughter of Becky and Donald Davis of Wheel. "Liberty School is in mourning today as we have suffered a great loss," said Principal Mike Novak in a written statement. ...
Council race is on going (02/04/11)
At least one city resident has filed a petition to run for Lewisburg City Council in the May 3 election. He's Jeff Payne of 972 Sumerset Circle, according to one of the Marshall County Election Office employees. Payne would be challenging Councilman Robin Minor for the 5th Ward seat on the council...
Alleged puppy mill busted (02/04/11)
State, county, business and animal rights authorities raided a suspected puppy mill Wednesday to rescue 97 dogs and a cat from property on Yell Road. "We have dissolved what we believe to be a puppy mill at 2819 Yell Road, the residence of Carol Corey Harris," Marshall County Sheriff Norman Dalton said in a prepared announcement, emphasizing cooperation between several entities...
Fire forces family to move (02/04/11)
The grandfather of five youngsters in an extended family -- forced from their apartment on Fourth Avenue -- has faith that his church can help them bounce back from a Wednesday afternoon fire near Harmon Park. "I know my church will help," Ron Hicks, a member of New Life Community Church on Easy Street, said standing in front of the two-unit apartment house as Lewisburg firefighters rolled hoses for their place on three fire trucks that responded to the blaze...
Obituary: Ronald Shelton (02/04/11)
Ronald Shelton, 58, of Lewisburg, passed away Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Shelton was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Lonell and Bessie Ellis Shelton. He was a machine operator for Trison Coatings and was a member of the Petersburg East Side Church of Christ...
Obituary: Mildred Tennison Rich (02/04/11)
Mildred Tennison Rich went home to be with her Lord early Wednesday morning, Jan. 26, 2011. Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Rich, and her parents, Sam and Hazel Tennison. Mildred is survived by her two daughters, Lou Ann Cardwell and Betty Stewart; their husbands, Bob Cardwell and Tom Stewart; her sister, Myrta V. ...
Obituary: Dr. Ralph E. Hitt (02/04/11)
Dr. Ralph E. Hitt died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was born on June 1, 1923, to James Lafayette and Josephine Meredith Hitt in Savannah, Tenn. He was educated at Tennessee State Teachers College and Vanderbilt University, receiving his doctorate from Vanderbilt in 1951. ...
Obituary: Korley Elizabeth Davis (02/04/11)
Korley Elizabeth Davis, 11, of the Wheel Community, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. Korley was born Feb. 4, 1999, in Murfreesboro. The daughter of Donald and Becky Davis was a 6th grade student at Liberty School and was an avid sports fan even though she was unable to participate because of her health. This past basketball season she was chosen as Liberty School's only 6th grade homecoming attendant. She was a member of the Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Jimmy Wayne Purdom (02/04/11)
Jimmy Wayne Purdom, 71, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Purdom was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Jessie Herman and Eula Lee Dockery Purdom. He was a retired machinist with Cosmolab for 43 years. He is survived by his wife, Jessie Elizabeth Collins Purdom of Lewisburg; two daughters, Malinda (Gerald) Pollock of Lewisburg and Patty (Frank) Ulrich of Panama City, Fla.; two sons, Ricky (Cheryl) Purdom of Knoxville and Phillip Purdom of Lewisburg; three sisters, Jessie Lee Gipson, Jessie Marie Hargrove, and Mary Ann Linsyer, all of Lewisburg; and two brothers, Ronnie Purdom of Shelbyville and Jessie Herman Purdom of Knoxville; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Public records (02/04/11)
Marriage License Michael Lee Roheiler and Jodi Anne Judd Randolph. Business Listings Garnetta, 720 Valewood Dr, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Judith Hankins; Knight's Pizza, 1340 Hwy 99, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Doug Knight; Starlight Solutions Inc, 3993 Nashville Hwy, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: John Martin; V Photography, 2186 Paradise Dr, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Vicki Lee...
Valentine: Mubarak keeping Islamists in check (02/04/11)
What exactly is going on in Egypt? That's a great question and the answer really depends on your perspective. It seems everyone has an agenda -- inside and outside of Egypt -- but there are some things we need to understand before we can determine whether or not what's going on is good or bad...