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Stories from Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Cicadas are coming (03/23/11)
Insects that have the longest developmental period of any in North America are likely to be seen in the county this spring. Brood XIX of the 13-year cicadas had a spectacular emergence in Middle Tennessee in 1998, so this is their year to emerge again, probably in May, when the temperature of the soil four inches below the surface reaches 67 degrees...
Crime reports (03/23/11)
Two men were questioned in the alleged robbery of a Lewisburg man at about 2 a.m. March 19. The victim told police he was walking home on West Commerce Street and accepted a ride from two Hispanic males in a Nissan Maxima, but when he saw a pistol in the passenger's hand, he fled the car. ...
McRady explains cemetery regulations; audience grumbles (03/23/11)
As Lewisburg Councilman Ronald McRady read state law and city cemetery rules during his explanation on how controversy arose over graves, people in the audience were, in effect, reading him the Riot Act. "I'm not setting out here to be roasted," McRady said during his monologue on new cemetery rules while softly spoken words of criticism were heard from the standing-room-only audience that agreed when he added, "I know it looks like a roast."...
Ketron offers amendment to legislation (03/23/11)
NASHVILLE -- The state senator who represents Marshall County is adjusting legislation proposed to reduce the prospect of homegrown terrorist acts in the state before they occur, according to the Senate Republican Caucus. Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and House Speaker Pro Tempore Judd Matheny (R-Tullahoma) said Tuesday they would offer an amendment to their anti-terrorism bill. ...
Computer confiscated (03/23/11)
A Lewisburg man was arrested last week and charged with solicitation of a minor, city police reported after a two-month investigation. Mark J. Suchan, 46, of 634 4th Ave. North, was taken into custody on Thursday on warrants sworn out by Police Detective Sgt. David Henley...
Briefs (03/23/11)
LASA (Lewisburg Animal Shelter Adoptions) seeks donations of materials and labor for renovations to the Shelter. To find out how you can help, call renovation coordinator Kendall Sanders at 931-993-2866 or e-mail her at lasadoptions@gmail.com. The Marshall County Education Association is offering a $1,000 scholarship for college juniors and seniors who are majoring in education and plan to teach. ...
Suspended teacher remains in limbo (03/23/11)
Contractors may be hiring soon (03/23/11)
Designs for the $13 million expansion and other improvements to Lewisburg's sewage treatment plant have been approved by state environmentalists and a construction schedule has been issued. The long-anticipated project is important to the city because it will increase the availability of sewer taps, thereby permitting growth. Expansion is also to protect the environment from wastewater overflows...
MCHS star named Mr. Basketball (03/23/11)
Marshall County senior point guard Kedren Johnson added one more award to his personal trophy case on Saturday night when he was named Class AA Mr. Basketball after the State title game between East Literature and Liberty Tech Magnet at the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro...
City staring at cemetery issue (03/23/11)
A standing-room-only audience confronted city councilmen Friday, criticizing new cemetery regulations on how graves may be decorated, and they're to be readdressed tonight in City Hall. Councilman Robin Minor's compromise for new rules is set for discussion during a non-voting workshop at 5 p.m., followed by a special voting session, as called Friday on a 3-2 vote...
Obituary: Judith Grisaffi (03/23/11)
Judith Grisaffi, 66, of Paducah, Ky. died at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Western Baptist Hospital. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Delores Turnes; a son, Paul Prince; a sister; and a brother...
Obituary: Clara Lee (03/23/11)
Clara Lee, 96, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at her residence. Mrs. Lee was a native of Rowlesburg, W.V. and was a daughter of the late David and Maggie Burkett Lee. She was a homemaker and member of the United Pentecostal Church of Columbia...
Obituary: Gene Brewer Collins (03/23/11)
Gene Brewer Collins, 53, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Collins was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Henry C. and Annie Mae Brewer Collins. He was employed as a supervisor with Smurfit Stone and was a member of the Petersburg United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Donald Leroy Bullock (03/23/11)
Donald Leroy Bullock, 86, of 1620 Spring Place Road, Lewisburg, passed away Friday afternoon, March 18, 2011, at Marshall Medical Center. He was a native of Grey Hawk, Ky., and the son of late Crit Bullock and Bertie Sandlin Bullock. He was retired from Burner Systems of Lewisburg in maintenance, a member of the First Assembly of God, and a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Corp...
Obituary: Roger Glenn Musgrove (03/23/11)
Roger Glenn Musgrove, 61, formerly of Lewisburg, died Friday, March 18, 2011, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospice Care in Hot Springs, Ark. Mr. Musgrove was born in Pulaski. He was a counselor at the Quapaw House Adult Treatment Facility in Hot Springs. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Jennie Savage Musgrove, and brother, Bobby Musgrove...
Obituary: Otis Hubbard (03/23/11)
Otis Hubbard, 93, of 816 Weaver Street, Lewisburg, passed away at his residence on Thursday, March 17, 2011, following an extended illness. He was the son of the late Kinnie Richard, and Hardin Hubbard, and a former employee of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad "L&N" for 42-1/2 years...