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Stories from Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Judge minimizes sentence, grants work release so family gets support (05/11/11)
A Lewisburg man will get a chance to prove he has turned his life around and put a criminal past behind him, because of a decision made in Circuit Court last week. Gregory Wayne Cozart, 27, of Tiger Boulevard, pled guilty to drug charges on April 20, but begged Judge Robert Crigler for another chance...
Good news shared with old gems, current insight (05/11/11)
Nearly 30 people sang the hymn "I Love to Tell the Story" during the church service before the 197th meeting of the Rock Creek Bible Society on Saturday in the Bethbirei Presbyterian Church. And it seemed clear that the Rev. Tom Smith -- a standing supply minister for Boonshill Presbyterian Church in Lincoln County and father of two Lewisburg women -- could deliver good news that morning with classic gems and current insights...
LifeSong launches church in Shelbyville (05/11/11)
LifeSong Family Church is growing again, this time with the merger of a church in Shelbyville, according to the pastor of the congregation meeting at their church on South Ellington Parkway. New Harvest Kingdom Ministries, 2011 South Canon Blvd., next to the Armory in Shelbyville, with the Rev. Randy Williams, has been re-launched as LifeSong Church of Shelbyville, according to the Rev. Rocky Cunningham...
Child dies from crash at 431 bridge (05/11/11)
The child flown by helicopter ambulance from a field near the Franklin Highway bridge over the Duck River on Thursday subsequently died last week. Landon Slaughter, 4, of Columbia, son of Lana Slaughter, 24, who was also injured in the two-car crash, had been taken by Air Evac helicopter ambulance to Vanderbilt University Medical Center...
Crime reports (05/11/11)
Marshall County Sheriff's Department Deputy Tony Nichols stopped a car on Nashville Highway at about 2 a.m. May 7 because the car had a headlight out. After Nichols spoke to the driver and passengers of the car, the following arrests were made: Arrested and charged with theft, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and child neglect...
Briefs (05/11/11)
The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will be holding registration for football players and cheerleaders in all divisions Sunday, May 22, 1-4 p.m. at the Forrest High School Old Gym. Fees are due at time of Registration. No late registrations will be accepted...
Judge calls for mental evaluation in burn case (05/11/11)
The man charged with attempted murder for allegedly splashing boiling cooking grease on his sleeping girlfriend a month ago was on Tuesday ordered to submit to a psychological examination. Marshall County Sessions Court Judge Steve Bowden agreed with lawyers dealing with the case of Ryan Robert Haase, 34, 434 David Ave., that the exam should be conducted, according to relatives and friends of the victim, Lindsey Arp, 23...
Ketron asks for help (05/11/11)
The state senator who represents Marshall County told a couple hundred Republicans at the county party's annual Presidents Day Dinner that he needs help to pass a proposed law to restrict support for terrorist cells in Tennessee when they're hiding behind the 1st Amendment in a religious group...
Good news awaits juveniles at Bethbirei (05/11/11)
Members of the Bethbirei Presbyterian Church have four Bibles to give to the four teenagers who vandalized the 129-year-old building and stole the pulpit Bible in an apparent attempt to disprove the legend surrounding the good book. However, the members don't anticipate a visit from the juveniles who were directed by Marshall County Juvenile Court Judge Steve Bowden to pay restitution and go to the congregation and tell why they committed the crimes, church elder Roy Cheeves said on Saturday...
More jobs coming to Lewisburg (05/11/11)
Twelve to 15 jobs are coming to Lewisburg this summer as a business based in Phoenix, Ariz., continues to grow, according to discussion heard at the city's Industrial Development Board meeting on Monday. Christian Brands, the business that moved its call center, shipping and receiving operation to Lewisburg's Business Park, is constructing a new building for Creed Jewelry, a manufacturer destined to move here from Massachusetts, the city's industrial developer, Greg Lowe, said...
Obituary: Faye Keel Liggett (05/11/11)
Faye Keel Liggett, 76, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, May 4, 2011. A native of Lewis County, Mrs. Liggett was a daughter of the late Leroy and Ella Mae Dial Keel. She was a retired cashier from Wal-Mart. She is survived by her husband, James Liggett of Lewisburg; a daughter, Sandra Kay Liggett of Antioch; a son, Wayne Liggett of Murfreesboro; a sister, Betty McBee of Shelbyville; two grandchildren, Brandi Hargrove and Chris Cathey; and five great-grandchildren...
Obituary: Don Emory Wheeler Sr. (05/11/11)
Don Emory Wheeler Sr., 66, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, May 9, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Wheeler was a native of Giles County, and son of the late Allen Dean and Elise Fox Wheeler. He was retired from CSX Railroad and was a member of the Baptist Church...
Obituary: Nancy Wilson Cathey (05/11/11)
Nancy Wilson Cathey, 95, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2011, in Murfreesboro, at the home of her daughter Jo Ann (Tom) Ervin. She was a native of Marshall County and the daughter of the late Homer and Cora Taylor Wilson. She was retired from the Marshall County School System after 15 years of service at Belfast School in Belfast. Mrs. Cathey was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church...
Obituary: William George Kracke (05/11/11)
William "Bill" George Kracke, 67, of Cornersville, died Friday, May 6, 2011, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Kracke was a native of Louisville, Ky. and son of the late George Kracke and Dorothy Anderson Kracke. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era. He was retired from Sanford Corporation...
Obituary: Natasha Lee Poarch (05/11/11)
Natasha Lee Poarch, 30, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at her residence. Ms. Poarch was a native of Moulton, Ala., and daughter of Danny Howard Poarch of Pikeville and Brenda Lee Poarch of Lewisburg. She was a member of Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Obituary: Landon Ryan Slaughter (05/11/11)
Landon Ryan Slaughter, 4, of Columbia, joined God's precious angels on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville. Born November 21, 2006, in Columbia, he was the son of Ryan and Lana Uzzell Slaughter. Landon attended Little Tikes Day Care of Lewisburg and Viola Baptist Church. ...