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Stories from Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Smith named to school board (03/02/11)
Walking Horse association has new executive director (03/02/11)
A former chief executive officer of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville is the new executive director of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association, headquartered here. He is Ron Thomas of Murfreesboro. His first official day on the job was Tuesday. The TWHBEA Executive Committee unanimously elected Thomas, according to a Feb. 11 statement from association offices on North Ellington Parkway...
Spivey named county GOP chair (03/02/11)
The Marshall County Republican Party has a new chairman. Billy Spivey succeeded Shirley Lowe on Feb. 15. She decided to step aside. He was elected by acclamation. Spivey might be best known as the county commission chairman who ran for the 63rd District state House seat held by state Rep. Eddie Bass (D-Prospect), so he was asked if his new position means he won't run for the House again...
Horsemanship showcased (03/02/11)
Middle Tennesseans at a unique annual competition between cowboys training colts saw superb horsemanship during the event dubbed "Road to the Horse." And there were three days of instruction, entertainment by a Mexican-styled roper and a trade fair with equestrian products at the Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro...
Guilty pleas accepted; sentences handed down (03/02/11)
Three guilty pleas were accepted from defendants represented by the Public Defender's Office last week in Marshall County Circuit Court. The longest sentence handed down by Judge Robert Crigler went to Robert V. Wheat, 54, of Jennifer Lane, who pleaded guilty to initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine. Wheat was sentenced to 11 years, of which he must serve 30 percent before he's eligible for a Parole Board hearing. He has 88 days jail credit...
Crime reports (03/02/11)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested on an order to appear in Juvenile Court and show cause for juvenile truancy Arrested on a warrant for contributing to the delinquency of a minor Arrested and charged with aggravated burglary, vandalism over $500, and three counts of simple assault...
Briefs (03/02/11)
A free class for beginning beekeepers will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 4, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at 2145 Coble Meadows Dr, Lewisburg. For more information, call 931-636-0214, or visit www.marshallcountybeekeepers.org. The Marshall County Memorial Library, the South Central Human Resource Agency, and the Internal Revenue Service offer free tax preparation for individuals whose yearly income is under $49,000. ...
'All Shook Up' is a classic story (03/02/11)
Boy meets girl is one of the basic story lines for all good tales told to audiences so they can identify with the characters, and so it is with "All Shook Up," the latest production of the Children's Division of the Marshall County Community Theatre on Lewisburg's public square...
Consultant aims to grow local biz (03/02/11)
Ideas on how to grow business and adding to her clients' bottom line are how and what Nanette Pielak aims to provide for customers of the Marshall County Tribune's advertising department. "We are very fortunate to have Nanette join our staff," Tribune general manager Jim Ward said. "Her experience in newspaper advertising, marketing, and creativity will be more than a plus for our advertisers."...
Woman, 18, robbed at knifepoint (03/02/11)
An 18-year-old woman was held at knifepoint last weekend while delivering pizza in Lewisburg. A masked man came around the side of a Woodlawn Avenue home and held a knife to the teen's neck, according to Lewisburg Police Officer Jennifer McDonald's report...
Could you soon play pool on 2nd Avenue? (03/02/11)
If Marshall County gamesters want to shoot pool and play other games as they might have on Lewisburg's public square last year, they'll have to wait another month to see if a city panel will permit such another new business in town. This time, it's to be on Second Avenue North next to a tattoo parlor and across College Street from a used car dealership and across Second Avenue from a custom auto shop, according to discussion in City Hall where the Board of Zoning Appeals met last week...
Obituary: Gordon Fuller (03/02/11)
Gordon "Popeye" Fuller, 88, of the Farmington Community of Marshall County, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, following an extended illness. A native of Marshall County, Mr. Fuller was a son of the late Harold and Ocia Barnes Fuller. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II, and was a retired welder for the former Heil-Quaker Corporation. Mr. Fuller was a member of the Farmington United Methodist Church...
Obituary: James Andrew Williams IV (03/02/11)
James Andrew Williams IV, son of James Andrew III and Tabitha Whitsett Williams of Belfast, was stillborn Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, in Maury Regional Hospital. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Jenness Williams of Belfast; maternal grandparents, Roy and Lyda Smotherman of Farmington and Gladys Sutton of Lewisburg; paternal grandparents, Jimmy and Judy Williams of Belfast; and paternal great-grandparents, Granny and Granddaddy Williams of Farmington...
Obituary: James Thomas Walker (03/02/11)
James Thomas "Jamie" Walker, 87, of Lewisburg, and a former employee of Heil Quaker Corporation, passed away on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Jamie was a loyal member of Round Hill Church of Christ. He was the son of the late Harrison and Annie Ruth Stalls Walker...
Obituary: Dwight Fowler (03/02/11)
Dwight Fowler, 58, of Petersburg, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, following an extended illness. Dwight was a native of Marshall County, and a son of the late William Lloyd and Reba Mae Wise Fowler. He was a machine operator for Walker Die Casting in Lewisburg...
Obituary: Sadie Belle Estes Payne (03/02/11)
Sadie Belle Estes Payne, 82, passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. Mrs. Payne graduated from Marshall County High School, and was a member of the Church of Christ. She worked with the Tennessee Department of Safety for over 35 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Harold Edwin "Ed" Payne; parents, Andrew Estes and Annie Lacy Ramsey Estes; and brother, Foster Estes...
Obituary: Mareli Clendening Tipper (03/02/11)
Mareli Clendening Tipper, 78, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, in Marshall Medical Center. Ms. Tipper was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Shelby and Sarah Hamlin Clendening. She was a former employee of Genesco and a homemaker...
Obituary: Ruth Bowers Stinnett (03/02/11)
Ruth Bowers Stinnett, 84, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Mrs. Stinnett was a native of Marshall and Bedford counties, the daughter of "Bud" and Annie Bowers of Lewisburg. She was one of the longest living heart transplant recipients: she had a heart transplant in 1988, 23 years ago...
Obituary: David William Smith Sr. (03/02/11)
David William Smith Sr., 65, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. He was the son of Flora Lee Miller and Willie P. Gibson. He was a Tennessee Walking Horses employee. He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Morrison, and son, Justin Bishop...
Obituary: Patricia Ann Lowe Carothers (03/02/11)
Patricia Ann Lowe Carothers, 54, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at her residence. Mrs. Carothers was a native of Lafayette, Ind. and daughter of William E. Lowe of Cornersville and the late Catherine Margaret McCollum Lowe. She was retired from Sanford Corporation in quality control...