[Nameplate] Fair ~ 47°F  
Frost Advisory
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Evidence issue halts trial (05/04/11)
A Culleoka man's trial on a statutory rape charge was stopped Thursday, a few hours after it started. Patrick A. McCluskey, 33, could be back in Marshall County Circuit Court at the end of July for a fresh trial after the Tennessee Court of Appeals considers a decision by the trial judge...
Crime reports (05/04/11)
After an incident at the Northgate Arms Apartments, Lionel R. Harris, 31, Silver Creek Road, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass. Bond: $500; court date: June 13. At Marshall County Jail, Harris was served with a warrant for failure to appear, and on this warrant he is held without bond until his court date. ...
Evaluation of Dukes finished (05/04/11)
The county school board on Monday finished discussing the schools director's evaluation at the second of two work sessions. Director Roy Dukes left the meeting with several suggestions for improvement, and board members appeared united in their desire to see him succeed...
Students will be riding new buses (05/04/11)
Some Marshall County students will be riding on new school buses soon after the 2011-2012 school year starts in August. School Board Transportation Committee members Randy Perryman and Curt Denton met with Schools Director Roy Dukes and Transportation Supervisor Michael Frey last week to get an update on the process of acquiring the new buses...
Decoration Days (05/04/11)
Briefs (05/04/11)
Gently used children's clothing, toys and accessories will be available from the Angel's Closet at Heaven Sent Children Inc., 307 N. Walnut St, Murfreesboro, twice a month. The next Angel's Closet will be from 8 a.m. to noon Fridays, May 6 and 20, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 7 and 21. For more information, call Denise Hobbs-Coker at 615-898-0803...
Obituary: Gene Moshier (05/04/11)
Gene Moshier, 84, of Chapel Hill, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in Geneva, Wis. Mr. Moshier was born in Hale, Mich. and was a son of the late Elmer William and Winifred Covell Moshier. He was retired from Quality Industrial Company of LaVergne, and was a member of the Farmington Baptist Church...
Special Olympics: 'A great thing' (05/04/11)
It was a beautiful, sunny day Friday when more than 100 special athletes -- representing all the schools in Marshall County, and some special adult athletes as well -- gathered at Westhills Elementary School for the annual Special Olympics. "It's a great thing we're looking at today," organizer Bobby Holly said...
Bigwigs to be at GOP dinner (05/04/11)
Three state legislative leaders are scheduled to be in town Thursday evening for the Marshall County Republican Party's annual Presidents Dinner in Lewisburg's Recreation Center. The 6:30 p.m. banquet offers a South Central Tennessee forum for Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, speaker of the Senate, state Rep. Beth Harwell, speaker of the House, and Sen. Bill Ketron, GOP Caucus Chairman...
Many 'glad' that Osama's finally gone (05/04/11)
More than two-fifths of the people asked about Osama bin Laden's forced exit from the world stage used similar words to describe their reaction. They're glad he's dead, gone, buried at sea and that he was killed. "He deserved it," Keith Bigham, 57, of Delina commented about the death of the al-Qaida mastermind who reacted gleefully to the 9/11 terror attacks that killed thousands of people nearly a decade ago. "I'm glad they killed him."...
Justice, but still sadness (05/04/11)
The mother of a Lewisburg man killed during combat in Afghanistan took a realistic approach to the death of Osama bin Laden. "I don't rejoice with a vengeful heart about bin Laden's death because it will not bring our loved ones back, but I do rejoice in justice," Christine Hierholzer said in a phone call after a long in-person interview so as to best express her feelings...
Obituary: Jolene Williams Jett (05/04/11)
Jolene Williams Jett, 72, retired Culleoka postmaster, died Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A life-long resident of Maury County, she was the daughter of the late William Thomas Williams and Allene Luna Williams, and a graduate of Culleoka High School. ...