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Stories from Friday, April 29, 2011

Agri-tourism may help economy (04/29/11)
The Joint Economic and Community Development Board in Marshall County has committees on various topics including the Three-Star Agriculture Committee that met last week to brainstorm on how to promote tourism at farms. Agri-Tourism is presented as a growing part of the tourism industry which in Marshall County would include a pick-your-own peach orchard, catch-your-own fish farms, and a family farm offering horse rides, Christmas tees and Halloween events...
Chapel Hill woman experiences reversal of roles (04/29/11)
A Chapel Hill woman has been both nurse and patient at Vanderbilt's renal transplant/dialysis unit. For 10 years Janice Dalton worked as a renal transplant/dialysis nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In 2003, at the age of 54, she was diagnosed with renal failure, placed on dialysis and told she would need a kidney transplant...
Crime reports (04/29/11)
Lewisburg Police officers found a white Chevy Cavalier parked in the roadway where Yell Road and Cornersville Highway meet at about 1 a.m. April 20. All four doors were open, and a man and a woman were searching through the car. After field sobriety tests and a search of the vehicle, the couple were arrested and charged as follows:...
Board begins to budget (04/29/11)
More questions than answers emerged from a first look at the school system's budget for the 2011-12 school year. Members of the school board's budget committee met Monday to see a first draft of the budget prepared by schools director Roy Dukes. Dukes had to admit right away that the amount of the federal budget cuts is still unknown and the amount of the state's Basic Education Program (BEP) payments are only an estimate...
Election 2013: Davis probably won't run; McRady to campaign (04/29/11)
Even before Lewisburg's May 3 election in two wards, it would appear that current events have affected the city election on the first Tuesday in May 2013. Councilman Hershel Davis has indicated that he probably won't be running for re-election in two years. After a recent council meeting with extensive public comment on cemetery rules, he was asked if he thought he'd run for re-election...
Cemetery Board split on rules (04/29/11)
Some Lewisburg Cemetery Board members don't seem to support rules they recommended last year and their chairman anticipates a 3-2 vote by the city council on May 10 to change rules on how graves may be decorated in city cemeteries. "They bought the graves," Charlotte Foster said during a Tuesday afternoon meeting of the Cemetery Board in City Hall where about 80 people have, in recent months, attended public meetings on changing rules again. ...
Briefs (04/29/11)
April 29 The Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg. Bill McDonald is the speaker. The Webb School Company Players will present Richard Brinsley Sheridan's comedy of manners "The Rivals" at 7 p.m. April 29 and 30, on the Webb School Chapel stage. Admission is free. For more information, call Sadie Fowler at 931-389-5729...
Holt's Corner man has close call during Wednesday storms (04/29/11)
County borrows to deal with mess (04/29/11)
Council seats at stake Tuesday (04/29/11)
Memorial Service: Janet Kay Moses (04/29/11)
A memorial service will be 5 p.m. Sunday at Cornersville United Methodist Church for Janet Kay Moses, 71, Cornersville, who died April 5.
Obituary: Clyde Edward Ferguson Jr. (04/29/11)
Clyde Edward Ferguson Jr., 60, of Lewisburg went home to his Lord on Monday, April 25, 2011. Clyde's world was his Lord, family, church and job. A member of East Commerce Baptist Church, Clyde was a faithful choir member and served a term as Trustee Chairman. He retired from International Comfort Products after 16 years' dedication, and was a member of Local Lodge 52 of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. Clyde leaves a huge void in the lives of all who knew him...
Obituary: Tom Hensley (04/29/11)
Tom Hensley, 61, of Unionville, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in Nashville. Mr. Hensley was born in Marshall County and was a son of the late Douglas Wilford and Alice Elizabeth Trew Hensley. He was a veteran, having served in the United States Air Force from 1969 until 1980. Mr. Hensley was a Chrysler sales consultant for Beaman Dodge of Murfreesboro...
Obituary: Nora Evelyn Reynolds (04/29/11)
Nora Evelyn Reynolds, 87, of Lewisburg, died Monday, April 25, 2011, at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center in Shelbyville. Ms. Reynolds was a native of Mauston, Wis., the daughter of the late George Owen and Ruth Robinson Reynolds. She was a restaurant owner/manager and foster parent for many years and was a member of the Presbyterian Church...
Obituary: Irene Frye Franklin (04/29/11)
We regret to inform you that Irene Frye Franklin, 68, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. She was the daughter of the late Tom and Flossie Frye. She was a wonderful wife and mother and will be dearly missed...
Obituary: Connie Haislip Perkins (04/29/11)
Connie Haislip Perkins, 61, of Hendersonville, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at her residence. Connie had many trusting friendships and was a true Christian. She was a very generous woman, who always thought of others first even through her illness...
Public records (04/29/11)
Marriage License Martin Davila Torres and Sheila Ann Riggs. Business Listings R & B Dozer and Metal Works, 706 Belfast Farmington Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Robert B. Giles; The Mobile Mechanic, 1416 Saint Anne Street, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: John Luna...
Confehr: Quorum needed for City Hall business (04/29/11)
With a Lewisburg City Council election just a few days away, a little City Hall humor seems worthwhile, since some folks may be taking it all too seriously about now. Last week, the city's planning commission was gathering for another monthly session in the upstairs meeting room, and while there was still time for a surprise, albeit late, appearance of one more planning commissioner, the question hung heavy in the air...
Letters: Officials need to get rid of their own agendas (04/29/11)
To the editor: I just finished reading the April 20 edition of the Tribune and it has left me wondering about a couple of issues discussed there. First, when is the Marshall County Board of Education going to get by their personal agendas and work with the Schools Director, whom they elected, to serve the education of the children of this county? It was my impression that this is what they are to focus on in the first place...