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Stories from Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Economic recovery anticipated (04/13/11)
Signs that economic recovery is anticipated have prompted Lewisburg's industrial developer to feel optimistic, according to his reports at City Hall. "They expect to add 100,000 jobs in the next year," Industrial Development Director Greg Lowe told the city's Industrial Development Board last week in a report that's typically repeated to city councilmen nearly a week later...
Seven to receive NAACP scholarships (04/13/11)
Seven high school seniors in Marshall County are being awarded scholarships from the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Scheduled for an appearance at the 43rd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on April 23 are Jordan Anderson, Dominique Brown, De'Lorean Taylor, Brea Johnson, Broderick Tears and Rachel Zajac of Marshall County High School and Aaron Crowell of Cornersville High School...
Man, 91, killed in wreck (04/13/11)
A Lewisburg man who was known for his garden produce was on his way to get a battery for his garden tractor when he was involved in a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon on Cornersville Road. Dan Gentry, 91, of Barron Road, later died at Vanderbilt Medical Center. His obituary appears on page 2 of this paper...
Crime reports (04/13/11)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested and charged with driving under the influence Arrested and charged with driving on a revoked license Arrested and charged with no drivers license and violation of the open container law Arrested and charged with domestic assault...
Festival on the Rocks growing from GM&M (04/13/11)
It would appear that one festival in Lewisburg has spawned another. Continued growth of the Goats Music & More Festival in October, including the Lewisburg Rotary Club's Barbecue Contest in the last four years, revealed there's only so much space at Rock Creek Park...
Briefs (04/13/11)
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...
Cornersville officials under fire for short meetings, comment rules (04/13/11)
Some Cornersville citizens are not happy with the way their elected officials are doing business. "I think what they're doing over there is wrong," exclaimed Bobby Wolaver Friday, the day after the Board of Mayor and Aldermen met. "Their meeting is a joke."...
Battle of Farmington remembered by UDC women (04/13/11)
FARMINGTON -- A Confederate Memorial Program was held Saturday by the Winnie Davis Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy at the Farmington Battlefield Confederate Cemetery. Cannon fire by the Maury Light Artillery, manned by Jason Boshers, Linda Boshers, Michael Bullock, Trey Anderson and Stephen Stanfill, was conducted for the opening and closing salutes within earshot of the Farmington Battlefield...
CKNA adjusting to Japan crisis (04/13/11)
SHELBYVILLE --Japan's March 11 earthquake has forced adjustments at Nissan parts supplier CKNA with plants here and in Lewisburg as workers will soon be supplying parts for five more vehicles. Because of the "just in time" flow of parts to Nissan's assembly plant in Smyrna, an interruption in production at one plant will affect others, so paid holiday time was applied to Friday and Monday, but such time off will make more production time available in the fall...
Obituary: Mary Nancy McCullough (04/13/11)
Mary Nancy McCullough, 70, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, April 7, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. McCullough was a native of Maury County, and daughter of the late Milton Elvin Hardison and Edna Andrews Hardison Reavis. She was owner of McCullough Catering and was a member of Westvue Church of Christ...
Obituary: Mike Harris (04/13/11)
Mike Harris, 57, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday morning, April 9, 2011, in Lewisburg. Mr. Harris was born in Marshall County and was a member of Forrest High School Class of 1971. He was a life-long mechanic, owner of H & H Garage of Chapel Hill, and was presently employed with O'Reilly Auto Parts in Chapel Hill...
Obituary: Dan Thomas Gentry (04/13/11)
Dan Thomas "Shotgun" Gentry, 91, of Lewisburg, formerly of Franklin, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Mr. Gentry was a graduate of Battle Ground Academy and served the Bell South System for 42 years. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and well-known trapper. He loved to garden and grow vegetables...
Obituary: William Booth Robison (04/13/11)
William " Jackie" Booth Robison, 64, a life-long resident of Lewisburg, recently moved to Oak Ridge, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2011, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late William Brown Robison and Velma Rowe Robison. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a retired truck driver for different companies...
Obituary: Janice Chapman Orr (04/13/11)
Janice Chapman Orr, 71, of Starkville, Miss., died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Northeast Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Miss. Mrs. Orr was born February 23, 1940, in Lewisburg, to Hubert Jefferson Chapman and Annie Ruth Collins Chapman, who preceded her in death...
Obituary: Ruth Davidson Foster (04/13/11)
Ruth Davidson Foster, 85, of Culleoka, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. The Maury County native was the daughter of the late Bruce Davidson and Mary Sharp Davidson. On July 10, 1954, she married Kenneth Davis Foster who preceded her in death on June 25, 2001. ...