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Stories from Monday, March 21, 2011

Lawnmower's objection mowed down (03/21/11)
In spite of objections from one man, Marshall County's School Board approved the lowest bid for mowing lawns at 11 school properties. "The lowest bid is not always the best to take," exclaimed board member Curt Denton, who operates a landscaping business and lost the county commission's contract to mow the Courthouse lawn...
Murray farm marketing endorsed (03/21/11)
Steeped in the heritage of Tennessee Walking Horses, the old Murray Horse farm that Lewisburg bought three years ago was the starting gate for a City Hall discussion Tuesday when the pasture and avenues to and from town were seen as economic development tools for the benefit of residents and the region...
Walking Horse Museum on the move by May 1 (03/21/11)
The Tennessee Walking Horse Museum in Lynchburg is in a building that's been made available to the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville and the landlord wants the building vacated this spring, two top Celebration officials said...
Guilty verdict issued in two hours (03/21/11)
It took the jury all of two hours to find a Lewisburg man guilty as charged on all counts in his indictment. The panel of seven women and five men returned their verdict about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, declaring Dallas Jay Stewart, 28, guilty of eight counts of rape of a child, 13 counts of aggravated sexual battery, and one count of exhibition of pornographic materials to a minor...
Chapel Hill news (03/21/11)
CHAPEL HILL NEWS By Jane Howell I believe spring is going to make it. There was never any doubt. It's official next Sunday, March 20. Has anyone told Mother Nature? Sometimes she gets a little confused. The Chapel Hill United Methodist Church will hold a Spring Revival from Sunday, March 20, through Tuesday, March 22. Come enjoy a potluck supper each night at 5 p.m. An inspirational message will follow at 6:30 p.m...
County population up by 14.4% (03/21/11)
Marshall County's population grew by nearly 14.4 percent in 10 years, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released this week. There were 30,617 residents of Marshall County on Census Day, April 1, 2010, the bureau reported. That's an additional 3,850 people, up from the 26,767 counted in 2000...
Game World to open on N. 2nd Ave. (03/21/11)
Lewisburg's Board of Zoning Appeals has permitted the opening of an arcade and game room on Second Avenue North where the proprietor said he hoped to open this week. Judy's Game World at College Street is where Judy and Robert Crane operated a similar business several years ago until family illness redirected their daily attention to the health of a relative...
Bridge replacement will reduce flooding (03/21/11)
Replacement of the Yell Road bridge over the Troy Fork of Richland Creek could start within a month, thereby closing Yell road and re-routing traffic for an undetermined period of time, according to the Marshall County Roads Department. Greg Curl of Curl Construction and Excavating at Wartrace was the apparent best bidder, at $96,306.13, for the bridge demolition and replacement contract let on Monday at Roads Superintendent Jerry Williams office where consulting engineer Jim Bingham examined the bid documents.. ...
Obituary: Lorene Haislip Ketchum (03/21/11)
Lorene Haislip Ketchum, 81, of Albuquerque, N.M., died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, in the hospital in Albuquerque. Mrs. Ketchum was a native of Marshall County and grew up here. She was a daughter of Homer Lee and Nannie Laura Edwards Haislip Holly. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl David Ketchum, daughter, Linda Ketchum, and son, David Ketchum, all of Albuquerque; a brother, R. ...
Obituary: C.W. Mulliniks Jr. (03/21/11)
C.W. Mulliniks, Jr., 88, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, March 15, 2011 in NHC Healthcare. Mr. Mulliniks was a native of Davidson County, and son of the late C.W. Mulliniks Sr. and Mildred Kelley Mulliniks Bond. He moved to the Brick Church Community when he was 14 years old. ...