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Stories from Wednesday, March 30, 2011

County to finish road in subdivision (03/30/11)
The Marshall County Roads department will be finishing construction of a road in a private developer's subdivision and it's not illegal, nor is it favoritism. A construction bond posted by the developer had to be called because economic circumstances resulted in his decision to file for protection under the bankruptcy court...
Heaven sent water conservation may end reliance on utilities (03/30/11)
Another example of how old things become new again was revealed last week when Marshall County planning commissioners mulled over their regulatory responsibilities and whether government should regulate cisterns. Other residential water systems for rural homes without so-called city water service had been reviewed another time by officials and landowners, and cisterns - storage tanks for rainfall collected from a roof or some other collection area - were considered...
Crime reports (03/30/11)
Arrested on warrants for evading arrest, aggravated assault, aggravated burglary, and two counts of domestic assault Arrested and charged with driving under the influence Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested on warrants for burglary and theft over $1.000...
Woman to start 90-day DUI sentence (03/30/11)
A Nolensville woman, now of Chapel Hill, must report to the Marshall County Jail on April 20 to start her 90-day sentence on four traffic convictions. A Marshall Count jury found Tracy Lynn Bell, 33, guilty in February on misdemeanor charges of leaving the scene of an injury accident, failure to notify police of an accident, violation of the open container law and driving under the influence...
Bond sale to cut costs (03/30/11)
Marshall County commissioners voted 15-2 Monday to borrow up to $2.4 million to refinance previous debt with a lower interest rate and borrow money for road repair and related expenses. The resolution increasing the county's debt load replaced a $1 million bond resolution sought by Highway Superintendent Jerry Williams who's explained that without money for maintenance soon, the cost of repairing county roads will be greater...
Briefs (03/30/11)
Marshall County veterinarians will offer rabies vaccinations at the reduced rate of $8 for the month of April. Tennessee law requires all cats and dogs three months of age and older to be vaccinated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian. There have already been three cases of rabies confirmed in Marshall County this year...
West Wing Woman: MCHS grad is White House communications officer (03/30/11)
A Marshall County woman, who's a communications officer in the White House Situation Room, was back home over the weekend with family, but before returning to Washington, D.C., she planned to see about voting in Lewisburg's election on May 3. Vickie Beard-Segarra, 45, a 1984 graduate of Marshall County High School, maintains her permanent residence here with her mother, Julia Norwood of Barron Road who says, "I want Marshall County to know they have a MCHS graduate who works in the White House."...
Fire destroys house, but not spirit of local family (03/30/11)
A little more than a week after their two-story house burned to the ground, a Marshall County couple is living in a travel trailer made available to them by a Bedford County friend of their grandsons. Mamie Cochran is convinced the cause of the fire was electrical because a Star of David decoration -- usually only lit at Christmas time -- was glowing as volunteer firefighters battled the blaze on Belfast Farmington Road that Monday morning of March 21...
Bike race set for Saturday (03/30/11)
BERLIN -- They're coming back and they may be in Lewisburg next year. Hundreds of bicyclists -- many who were here last year -- will be peddling their racing bikes in The Hell of the South on Saturday morning. The races starting at the Berlin Fire Hall are modeled after the Paris to Roubaix Spring Classic in France. That race is known as the "Hell of the North" because it's difficult...
Ford arson case on trial (03/30/11)
A Lewisburg man -- son of a firefighter -- was on trial Monday and Tuesday, accused of setting an unoccupied house on fire. Mitchell J. Ford, 32, of Nashville Highway, is alleged to have started a fire at 603 Old Lane Road just before 1 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2010...
Obituary: Paul Anderson (03/30/11)
Paul Anderson, 85, resident of Lewisburg, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at NHC-Lewisburg. Mr. Anderson was born on July 9, 1925 in Maury County, and was the son of the late Thomas Bailey Anderson Sr. and Mattie Park Hayes Anderson. Paul was the husband of Edna Reed Anderson who passed away in 2007. ...
Obituary: Reva Pruitt (03/30/11)
Reva Pruitt, 89, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Pruitt was a native of Lincoln County, the daughter of the late Shelby and Flossie Grammer Price. She was a homemaker and member of the Pentecostal Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Pruitt; two sons, James and Bobby Pruitt; two brothers, Wesley and Sam Price; and one granddaughter...
Obituary: Victor Ray Pigg (03/30/11)
We regret to inform you that Victor Ray Pigg, 55, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at his home. He was the son of Margaret Wilson of Washington, D.C. and Robert A. Pigg of Pittsburgh, Pa. Mr. Pigg was baptized at an early age and became a member of the Church of Christ in Lynnville. He was a factory worker. In his leisure time, he enjoyed tending to his horses and other farm animals...