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Stories from Wednesday, April 6, 2011

History of Verona United Methodist Church 1881 -- 2011 (04/06/11)
Marshall County was established by an act of the Legislature passed February 26, 1836 from parts of Bedford, Lincoln and Maury Counties. Verona is located on the Verona-Caney Spring Road about five miles north of Lewisburg. It is situated on 1,125 acres granted to David Ross by the State of North Carolina. ...
Bike race brought 200-plus to Berlin (04/06/11)
BERLIN -- Nearly 170 bicyclists competed Saturday in the Hell of the South race patterned after a race starting in Paris, France, called Hell of the North because of its difficulty. More than 50 flat tires was one result, indicating this early race in the season for cyclists really is a test of man and machine, according to James Weeks, the organizing official for the women's bicycle race...
Crime reports (04/06/11)
While jury members were deliberating an arson case last week, Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler arraigned a man who was indicted by the grand jury on March 23. Thomas B. Beard, 25, of Poarch Hollow Road, was charged with child abuse after the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation made a direct presentment to the grand jury. Beard was arrested on a bench warrant while he was in the courthouse on another matter, and brought to Crigler's courtroom for arraignment...
Briefs (04/06/11)
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...
The kids in the kitchen (04/06/11)
It was spring break last week, and by Friday, children were ready for something new to do. Twenty-one lucky children spent the morning at Russell's Catering in the kitchen, where they cooked their own lunch under the watchful eyes of Pampered Chef consultants Heather and John Denton...
An era ends at Verona UMC (04/06/11)
VERONA -- The true nature of a church is the congregation, not the building, and so after Sunday the Verona United Methodist Church lives on in the hearts of several families who've accepted practical facts of life for the historic building here. "We've been facing this for a long time," June Daniel said while seated in the front row pew on Friday last week when she and almost all other members of the congregation recalled what's happened in their sanctuary, Sunday school, and their community of faith.. ...
School board wants budget from Dukes (04/06/11)
By the last week of this month, school board budget committee members want the schools director to have drafted a budget for next year. That was their decision Monday night by the end of their meeting. At the start of the budget process, committee members expressed the intention to stand firm on what's needed for the school system...
PILOT delayed for Ace Bayou (04/06/11)
An environmental examination at the old Sanford pencil factory site has postponed Lewisburg's approval of a tax deal for Ace Bayou, but the plant manager says a lease lets the company proceed as planned. "We've been manufacturing there since Feb. 1," Ace Bayou Plant Manager Will Wilson said Tuesday while discussing implications from the city's monthly Industrial Development Board meeting in City Hall on Monday...
Obituary: Captain William James Garner (04/06/11)
Captain William James Garner, 63, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, April 2, 2011, in Marshall Medical Center. Captain Garner was a native of Giles County, and son of the late Fletcher and Minnie Pearl Williams Garner. He was a Deputy Sheriff with the Marshall County Sheriff's Department. He served his country with the U.S. Army in Vietnam...
Obituary: Pamela Joy Beever King (04/06/11)
Mrs. Pamela Joy Beever King, 58, of the Anes Station Community of Marshall County, died Thursday, March 31, 2011. Mrs. King was born in Marshall County. She was a homemaker and a member of Belfast Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her mother, Esther Marie Beever Powers, and by a son, James Thomas Wright...
Obituary: Dr. L.L. Isaacson (04/06/11)
Dr. L.L. Isaacson, 92, of Jonesboro, Ark., died at his home Thursday, March 31, 2011, of natural causes. Dr. Isaacson was a former Marshall County veterinarian and County Executive. He was born in Braham, Minn., on April 5, 1918. Dr. Isaacson received his veterinary degree from Kansas State University and then served as a captain in the Army, 10th Mountain Division, in World War II. ...