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Stories from Wednesday, April 20, 2011

EMA conducts annual drill (04/20/11)
Some of America's best storytellers are that good because the audience has been prepared to have a "willingness to suspend disbelief" about the underlying story line. Here in Lewisburg on Thursday, the willingness to suspend disbelief was a significant part of an annual exercise that the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency must conduct...
Crime reports (04/20/11)
Thefts reported Served with a criminal summons for theft of property Arrested and charged with aggravated assault Arrested and charged with domestic assault Arrested and charged with driving under the influence Arrested and charged with public intoxication...
LMS getting new SRO (04/20/11)
The new contract that places a School Resource Officer at Lewisburg Middle School was signed Tuesday in the courthouse. "I'm proud to be a part of the SRO program," Sheriff Norman Dalton said. "I think Ben Fender will do a good job at LMS." Judge Steve Bowden agreed...
Local branch of Edward Jones names new advisor (04/20/11)
There's a new financial advisor at the Lewisburg branch office of Edward Jones financial services on North Ellington Parkway. He's Dan Sheible and during a wide-ranging discussion recently, he explained why he selected Lewisburg: "I think the opportunity to grow is here."...
Briefs (04/20/11)
Marshall County veterinarians 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...
Job strategies for rural areas planned (04/20/11)
Marshall County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett says he's encouraged for the local economy because of remarks by Tennessee's economic and community development commissioner last week in Cookeville. "They're going to focus more, and as much as they can, on helping lure jobs to rural areas," Liggett said last week after hearing Bill Hagerty, the state commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development, ECD...
Evaluation of Dukes set for discussion (04/20/11)
The evaluation of the director of schools' first year in office will be the topic of a school board work session Thursday. At the board's April 11 meeting, board member Barbara Kennedy requested the work session. She pointed out that board members had received Roy Dukes' evaluation in January and at that meeting they unanimously approved a motion to have him respond to the evaluation by their March meeting...
Council's cemetery vote date questioned (04/20/11)
Questions and requests after this month's regularly scheduled Lewisburg Council meeting prompted City Hall to take a baby step toward calling a special meeting on cemetery rules, but officials refrained from issuing a public notice. The special called meeting sought by some councilmen to be held on April 26 will not be held, according to several city officials. ...
Dealing with cancer: Family deals with radiation effects (04/20/11)
PALMETTO -- George Mitchell is "tired," and willing to leave this world. He won't force it, but he's signed documents so physicians can refrain from providing treatment that could save his life. George, 50, and his family trace his maladies to when he and his brother, Doyce, were boys working for a day labor service that sent them to URC, Uranium Recovery Complex, near their home in Mulberry, Fla. They now live on Jack Pickle Lane, a Lewisburg address that's just east of Marshall County...
Obituary: Kitt R. McCone (04/20/11)
Kitt R. McCone, 57, of Chapel Hill, died Monday evening, April 18, 2011. Mr. McCone was born in Jackson, Mich., and was a son of the late Clarence Junior and Ina Rose Smith McCone. He served in the United State Army during the Vietnam era and was stationed in Germany. Mr. McCone was the owner of Kitt's Service Company of Chapel Hill. He was a member of West Eckford Church in Marshall, Mich. and attended Smyrna Baptist Church in Chapel Hill...
Obituary: Frankie D. Reed (04/20/11)
Frankie D. Reed, 77, of Fayetteville, died Monday, April 18, 2011, in Fayetteville Care and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Reed was a native of Lincoln County and the son of the late Clarence and Carmen Bradford Reed. He was a member of the Tennessee National Guard, owner and operator of Reed Furniture and a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ...
Obituary: Barbara Lynn Sloan Darling (04/20/11)
Barbara Lynn Sloan Darling, 55, of Lewisburg, died Friday, April 15, 2011, in NHC-Oakwood, Lewisburg. The Jackson, Tenn. native was the daughter of the late James David Sloan and Loretta Banks Sloan McKee. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church...
Obituary: Lucy June Nickerson (04/20/11)
Lucy June Nickerson, 86, of Lewisburg, went home to be with the Lord Sunday evening, April 17, 2011, at NHC Lewisburg. She was born in Sedgewickville, Mo., on March 16, 1925, a daughter of the late Harold Blaylock and Lula Adeline Mellulis. Miss Lucy was a bartender for 35 years. ...