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Stories from Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Marshall County Schools open 1 hour late Friday (02/09/11)
Haslam asks Obama to rush health care appeals (02/09/11)
County leaders among those at breakfast (02/09/11)
COLUMBIA -- Marshall County leaders were among those present at Columbia State Community College's 15th Annual Legislators and Community Leaders Breakfast Jan. 28 in the Waymon L. Hickman Building on the Columbia Campus. Marshall County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett, Lewisburg Mayor Barbara Woods and Lewisburg Joint Economic and Community Development Board executive director Mike Wiles were among approximately 100 invited guests in attendance. ...
MTSU honors Dukes (02/09/11)
MURFREESBORO -- Marshall County Schools Director Roy Dukes was among five "unsung heroes" honored Thursday at Middle Tennessee State University's 15th Annual Unity Luncheon where more than 200 friends, family and guests gathered for the event. The Unity Banquet is MTSU's annual kickoff to Black History Month...
Stormwater, codes job attracts five applications (02/09/11)
Five men have applied to be Lewisburg's next stormwater manager and codes enforcement officer and all live within an easy drive of City Hall. Some have experience that directly relates to the job that's gained attention from city councilmen because of an order from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation...
Crimestoppers: Pulpit Bible taken; assistance sought (02/09/11)
The Bethberei Presbyterian Church was entered by force Sunday night when two large windows were broken and church members said the only thing missing was the Bible that was at the pulpit. "Sheriff Norman Dalton is asking for the public's help in solving this crime by calling Crime Stoppers at 359-4867 or the ... sheriff's office at 359-6122," the Sheriff's Department announced Tuesday...
DUI trial ends with tears of relief, guilty verdict (02/09/11)
A jury's verdict made a defendant weep tears of relief Thursday afternoon, even though they found her guilty. Tracy Lynn Bell, 33, of Nolensville was found guilty of driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an injury accident, failing to notify police of an accident, and violation of the open container law...
Crime reports (02/09/11)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested on a warrant for sexual battery by an authority figure Arrested on Lewisburg city warrants for criminal impersonation and no driver's license Arrested and charged with driving on a revoked license Arrested and charged with domestic assault...
Briefs (02/09/11)
During its fall 2010 commencement exercises, Bethel University, McKenzie, Tenn., awarded a Master of Business Administration degree to Ashley R. Newman of Lewisburg. Bethel University has satellite campuses in Nashville, Clarksville, Chattanooga, Memphis and Jackson and is affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Spelling bee ignites pride in education (02/09/11)
Lewisburg Middle School students filled three of the four top spots in a spelling bee held at their school last week. Fifty-nine children from grades four to eight qualified in bees held at schools across the county, and 55 of those nervously took their seats on stage Thursday night...
Animal cruelty charged; arrest made (02/09/11)
The Marshall County woman who surrendered nearly 100 dogs to the Humane Society last week was arrested Friday and charged with 12 counts of cruelty to animals. Carol Cory Harris, 62, of 2819 Yell Road east of Cornersville, was released on $6,000 bond and is scheduled to appear before Marshall County General Sessions Court Judge Steve Bowden at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 15...
Black takes aim at fed spendings (02/09/11)
Rep. Diane Black, in one of her first open meetings since being sworn in as 6th District congressman a month ago, told a friendly audience here Friday that her priority is to reduce federal spending. "We are living way outside our means," Black said during a public question and answer session held at the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association headquarters on North Ellington Parkway...
City selling business park timber (02/09/11)
Lewisburg's Business Park is generating more than $19,000 for the city from the sale of a timber contract with a Petersburg man and his Fayetteville-based logging company. A dozen days ago, Butch Stubblefield and his crew were hauling at least a couple of trailer loads from the woods behind the city's spec building that's available for any prospective employer who wants to buy it...
Obituary: Nadean Coyle Humbles (02/09/11)
Nadean Coyle Humbles, 70, of Atlanta, Ga., formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, in Northside Hospital. Mrs. Humbles was a Marshall County native and daughter of the late Eloit and Robbie McAdams Coyle. She was retired as an accounts supervisor with Railcar Management. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: Stanley Wayne Moore (02/09/11)
Stanley Wayne Moore, 60, of Lewisburg, formerly of Austin, and Graham, Texas, passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Maury Regional Hospital. Stanley was a pawnbroker and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmie Frank and Katherine Bromley Moore; son, J.W. "Dubs" Moore; and stepson, Calvin Harris...
Obituary: Nancy Jewell Leverette (02/09/11)
Nancy Jewell Leverette, 74, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Mrs. Leverette was a native of Giles County, and daughter of the late Ben and Myrtle Lewis Luna. She was retired from Sanford Corporation and was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Obituary: William Mark Whitaker (02/09/11)
William Mark Whitaker, 90, of Petersburg passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at Lincoln Medical Center. He was a native of Marshall County, and the son of the late Holland Benjamen and Mary Gillespie Whitaker. Mr. Whitaker was retired from the Department of OEO, a veteran of the Army Air Corps serving during World War II and a member and Elder of the First Presbyterian Church. ...
Obituary: Billye Bryant McConnelle (02/09/11)
Billye Bryant McConnelle, 90, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at NHC-Lewisburg. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Edwin Baxter Bryant and Jennie Maude Walker Bryant. She was married to the late Oscar McConnelle who died in 2001 and the late Robert "Bob" Loyd who died in 2007...
Obituary: Lottie Mae Jones Chapman (02/09/11)
Lottie Mae Jones Chapman, 90, of Cartersville, Ga., died peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Chapman was born in Shelbyville on Aug. 12, 1920, and was the daughter of Ilie Albert and Beulah Belle Haskins Jones. She was educated in the public schools of Marshall County and worked for the telephone company during World War II. She was of the Baptist faith, and had been a Cartersville resident since 1972...
Obituary: Marvolyn Ann Liggett (02/09/11)
Marvolyn Ann Liggett, 80, of Smyrna, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Eddie Marvin Pruitt and Maggie Shaw Pruitt. She was a former employee of Heil Quaker Corporation as an office manager and was a member of the Presbyterian faith...
Obituary: Harold Daniels (02/09/11)
Harold Daniels, 82, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at his home following an extended illness with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). Mr. Daniels was born in Maury County and was a son of the late Clarence Filmore and Nelle Hardy Daniels. ...
Obituary: Rena Belle Coble Pruitt (02/09/11)
Rena Belle Coble Pruitt, 99, of Nashville, formerly of Cornersville, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Pruitt was a Marshall County native and daughter of the late Henry Harrison and Myrtle Louise Rone Coble. She was a homemaker and member of the Cornersville Church of Christ...
Obituary: Frances Vestal Brintle (02/09/11)
Frances Vestal Brintle, 100, of Barstow, Calif., formerly of Cornersville, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at her residence. Mrs. Brintle was a native of Maury County, and daughter of the late Maury Petway Sr. and May Eugenia Sowell Vestal. She taught school for many years at Cornersville High School and retired while teaching in the Davidson County School System. ...