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Stories from Wednesday, March 9, 2011

County balks at paying for more voting machines (03/09/11)
Marshall County bought voting machines a few years ago, but since then a state law says different machines are required and now the county wants state lawmakers to change that. One estimate of the cost -- $75,000 -- is over 50 percent more than the $48,000 generated by each penny on the county's property tax rate, thereby indicating, without spending cuts, the tax bill on a $100,000 house would go up $3.75...
Crime reports (03/09/11)
Jason Carlson, 19, of Thompson's Station was arrested on a warrant for theft over $500. Carlson was accused last month of stealing 210 seven-foot metal fence posts, valued at $1,470. Bond: $6,000; court date: March 29. The account office door at Lifesong Family Church, Lewisburg, was kicked open and the safe was taken, probably on Feb. ...
McGee's appeal denied (03/09/11)
Post-conviction relief was denied last month for a man who pleaded guilty to trying to break into the pharmacy at Marshall Medical Center. The Court of Criminal Appeals denied a petition on behalf of Alvin T. McGee, 41. McGee was out on parole when he allegedly tried to get into the pharmacy, with his co-defendant acting as lookout, on March 25, 2008. ...
Assault, robbery, theft incarcerates ex-boyfriend (03/09/11)
Child porn found on cell phone (03/09/11)
A Lewisburg man is charged with sexual exploitation of a minor, according to an indictment issued by Marshall County's grand jury last month. Christopher M. Wheeler, 27, of 7th Avenue South, faces the 20-count indictment. Each count alleges a separate image displayed on Wheeler's cell phone, Lewisburg Police Detective James Johnson said...
Fun, funky, formal princess ball honors everyday women (03/09/11)
The first of what's planned to be an annual event proclaiming princess status for women was held recently at a Lewisburg church on the bypass. "This Funky Formal was devised as a way to honor the Lord because our Father is the king and to remind us that our ladies are princesses," event spokeswoman Karen Ellis said...
State funding more training for dispatchers (03/09/11)
Tennessee is funding more training for police dispatchers handling calls about missing or exploited children, according to the state Department of Commerce and Insurance. "This," Lewisburg Police Chief Chuck Forbis said, "cannot be said about most other state and federal mandates which are usually left up to local governments to figure out how to fund them."...
Kindergarten registration set for March 24 (03/09/11)
Kindergarten registration for the 2011-2012 school year will be held on Thursday, March 24. Parents who plan to enroll their child in the Lewisburg area (Oak Grove, Westhills, Marshall Elementary) will register at the Lewisburg Gas Department (back conference room) from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m...
Briefs (03/09/11)
A Hunter Safety Course will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 14, 15, 17 and 18, at Cornersville First Baptist Church. The test will be Saturday morning, March 19. For more information, call Doug Lowery at 659-6786. Children must be turning 10 this year to attend. Anyone born in 1969 or later needs to pass a hunter safety course in order to hunt anywhere in the state except on their own land...
Pre-K registration set for April 21 (03/09/11)
Pre-Kindergarten registration for the 2011-2012 school year in the Marshall County School System will be held from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at the Marshall County Board of Education, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg. Parents should bring the following information to registration:...
Appearance of solar panels questioned (03/09/11)
Lewisburg councilmen continue to show interest in having solar panels in the city's business park on the north side of Mooresville Highway, but there's a difference of opinion on aesthetics. "I know we want to have people think of us as progressive, but I don't think that's so progressive," Councilman Ronald McRady said during a non-voting workshop discussion in City Hall late last month...
Spinoff biz might make 30 jobs here (03/09/11)
Thirty jobs are to be created in connection with Hawk Converting, a business grown from Lewisburg Printing through the pending purchase of a large paper-cutting machine. After obtaining a recommendation for a property tax break agreement from Lewisburg's Industrial Development Board on Monday, businessman Hale Hawkins of Lewisburg Printing explained his plan...
Bargaining focus of debate (03/09/11)
NASHVILLE -- Public debate took to the streets Saturday when topics included work contracts negotiated by teachers for teachers, their tenure and, among other things, their representation on the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System Board of Directors...
Obituary: Florence Hargrove (03/09/11)
Florence Hargrove, 84, of the Clay Hill Community, died Monday, March 7, 2011. A native of Bedford County, Mrs. Hargrove was a daughter of the late John and Jennie Perryman Haskins. She was a homemaker and a member of the Clay Hill United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Bill Young (03/09/11)
Bill Young, 77, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, March 5, 2011, following an extended illness. A native of Marshall County, Mr. Young was a son of the late Frank and Ada Young. Bill was a former truck driver for Ryder Trucking Co. and a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Noah Drake Taylor (03/09/11)
Noah Drake Taylor, age 4 1/2 months, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville. Noah was the son of Jennifer Taylor and Richard Scarfone, both of Lewisburg. He was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Laken Taylor, and great-grandparents Mary Green and Esther Wainscott...