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Stories from Friday, February 11, 2011

Wages, staff specified for Ace Bayou (02/11/11)
Workers hired at Ace Bayou's building with property tax breaks should be paid more than the minimum wage, according to a Lewisburg Council vote this week. And at least 50 of the 100 anticipated new jobs should be filled this year, councilmen agreed Tuesday night when specifying terms of the Payment In Lieu Of Taxes Agreement that was authorized last month...
'Geezers Club': Local group grows stronger with free coffee (02/11/11)
They've been going there for quarter of a century -- about as long as the place has been open -- and they've been buying coffee, but in recent weeks, they've not bought coffee. It's been free at the counter because of a decision by the chiefs at McDonald's corporate headquarters, and it immediately became an opportunity for generosity among the self-described members of Lewisburg's "Geezers Club."...
Lynnville notes (02/11/11)
Hope everyone has a very "Happy Valentine's Day" on Monday, Feb. 14. The Lynnville Community Club is having the annual membership drive starting now to the end of March. You may send your membership to Mrs. Debbie Tolley, Treasurer of Lynnville Community Club, 2555 Hyde Rd, Lynnville, TN 38472...
Chapel Hill news (02/11/11)
Who's ready for Spring and spring-like weather? Me. February is speeding by too fast, but Spring won't officially be here until March 20. Let's just hope warm weather and sunshine come with it (or even before.) Monday, Feb. 14 is Valentine's Day. Everyone already knows that, but are you prepared? Guys, you only have a few day to get cards, flowers, candy, diamonds or whatever that special gift will be. ...
Catalpa News (02/11/11)
CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE 3 tablespoons melted margarine 1 small head cabbage, shredded 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon celery seeds 1 12-ounce can corned beef, diced Combine margarine, cabbage, salt, pepper, and celery seeds in a large skillet; cover and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add corned beef, cover and cook 5 minutes, or until meat is thoroughly heated...
Tyrades! Valentine Trivia: The Untold Story (02/11/11)
The true history of Valentine's Day is shrouded in mystery, as there were several saints named Valentine, various pagan festivals were merged with the celebration and numerous embellishments and legends have been added over the centuries. It seems that the only things we can be sure of are: Valentine killed him a bar when he was only three, could not resort to falsehood after chopping down a cherry tree, pointed to the center field bleachers as the destination of his home run, put in an appearance on the grassy knoll and left his hook in the car door before dying from ingesting Pop Rocks and Coke.. ...
Attribution omitted from new document on Dukes' grade (02/11/11)
At least some school board members knew their evaluations of the schools director wouldn't remain anonymous, regardless of how their attorney presented evaluations during last month's board meeting. A compilation of the scores, and copies of all the comments, without names attached, were presented at the Jan. 18 meeting by the board's lawyer, Sam Jackson of Nashville, but they weren't discussed that evening...
Self-employed horse trainer appeals forgery conviction to Supreme Court (02/11/11)
Time to stop the revolving door of directors (02/11/11)
A couple of things are still happening that challenge our democracy where we live and breathe. This winter, these bitters are at a crossroads with public schools, a hallmark of Americans' constantly rocking cradle to nurture our noble experiment. One is the recurrence of bickering over management of Marshall County schools. Like others, ours are blessed with dedicated educators...
Homeowner's variance granted by cell phone vote (02/11/11)
CHAPEL HILL -- A town panel granted a resident's request recently when two votes were heard on cell phone calls. "It may not be orthodox," Mayor Carl Cooper said after the unanimous vote by the Board of Zoning Appeals, "but we got it done." BZA members John Chunn and Isaac Zimmerle were not physically in Town Hall when the zoning appeals board met on Jan. 19, but their voices were on the speakerphone function of two mobile phones...
Briefs (02/11/11)
The Marshall County Girl Scouts will kick off their cookie sales Sunday, Feb. 13, through Sunday, March 6, with their booth locations at various businesses in Lewisburg, Chapel Hill and Cornersville. Look for them this Sunday at Walgreens, Wal-Mart, Kroger and Rex's Foodland. For more information, call Rebecca Brown at 359-6314...
Giles Patriots inspiring local Tea Party group (02/11/11)
Marshall County Tea Party members got inspiration from a neighboring county at the first of a series of Saturday morning meetings. Bene Yant of the Giles Patriots addressed the group of 13 gathered in the upstairs room at First Commerce Bank on the bypass in Lewisburg...
Snow forces schools to use another snow day (02/11/11)
Shortening spring break is an alternative if snow forces Marshall County schools to use more snow days than allotted, according to the director of schools. Director Roy Dukes plans to consult with the Board of Education during its 6:30 p.m. Thursday meeting, he said Wednesday. Spring break is scheduled for March 28 - April 1...
City eyes German solar panels (02/11/11)
Two Franklin-based businessmen have captured the attention of City Hall officials who want to know more about placement of solar panels on buildings to generate electricity and be paid for some of it. "They pay to install, operate and maintain solar panels on the ground or on an existing building," Lewisburg Economic Development Director Greg Lowe reported this week to city councilmen and the Industrial Development Board...
Obituary: Myrta Virginia Perry (02/11/11)
Obituary: Billy Wayne Childress (02/11/11)
Billy Wayne Childress, 61, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Childress was a native of Giles County, and son of the late Harry Childress and Louise Brown Childress of Lewisburg. He was a farmer. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Linda Fay Childress of Lewisburg; one son, Scottie Childress of Lewisburg; two daughters, Jerri Lyn Childress-Moore of Lewisburg and Janette Childress of Mt. ...
Public records (02/11/11)
Marriage Licenses Jeffrey Lance Anderson and Kathryn Ann Wolaver; Jeffery Leigh Carls Jr. and Brittany Nichole Heithcock; Gary Wayne Ely and Lacey Anne Frost. Business Listings A Stitch in Time, 2888 Fishing Ford Rd, Belfast, TN 37019, owner: Mischa Reese; Kim's Deli, 313 N. ...
Letters: Thanks for thinking of safety (02/11/11)
To the editor: This is concerning the article about "snow routes and children not being at school for meals" in the Feb. 4 issue of the Marshall County Tribune. We don't know Mr. Randy Perryman, but commend him and others for standing up for children's safety. That is what comes first...