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Stories from Friday, May 13, 2011

Valentine: Bullying affects heterosexuals, too (05/13/11)
So, there I am watching the NBA playoffs when this commercial for Google Chrome pops up on the screen. Google Chrome is a new Web browser but you wouldn't really know that from the spot. It was all about the 'It Gets Better' campaign about gays and bullying...
Good news reported at school board meeting (05/13/11)
Decoration Days (05/13/11)
American Legion Post 39 is honored to again furnish flags to honor veterans who are buried in the cemeteries in Marshall County. It has been the tradition of this post, with the assistance of VFW Post 5109, to provide this service. If you take care of the flags for one or more cemeteries, please call 359-7545 or 637-4311. If there is no answer, please leave a detailed message, including the number of flags needed. Someone will contact you to arrange delivery of the flags...
Briefs (05/13/11)
Sign-ups for Marshall County Senior League Softball (age 13-16) will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 13, and from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the concession stand at the Richard Cashion Complex, Lewisburg. Tryouts will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15...
Rest Room renovation over budget (05/13/11)
Renovation of the historic Ladies Rest Room is over budget and Lewisburg's Industrial Development Board, which plans to hold meetings there instead of City Hall, has appropriated more money for the project. Built in 1929 as a place for farmers' wives to stop before the family shopped on Lewisburg's public square, the brick building would be falling down like the old red brick school house on First Avenue North, had the city not intervened, IDB Treasurer Sam Kirby said this week...
Jail threat came with gavel bang (05/13/11)
As predicted by an opponent of the amendment, Lewisburg's City Council on Tuesday voted 3-2 to change cemetery grave decoration rules, but it came after another vocal dispute between two councilmen that prompted the mayor to use her gavel and threaten to have them "taken to jail."...
Elections chief job now open (05/13/11)
An investigation is being conducted by Marshall County's Election Commission which voted on Wednesday to call for applications from people who would like to be the elections administrator, the commission's chairman said that morning. Elections Administrator Jo Ann Henry "was asked to take her personal property out of the office this morning and turn in her keys," Election Commission Chairman Don Wright said. "That's not to be indicative of her having done something wrong."...
MCHS grad on CD for rising musicians (05/13/11)
Before Chanda Beatty was born, her mother, Connie Beatty, used to place a toy radio on her round belly and the wind-up toy would play "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Now, having just celebrated her 22nd birthday on Wednesday, Chanda is again reaching for the stars as she's traveling from radio station to radio station and newspapers to promote her dream of a singing career. She has a demo disc to play for the stations and newspapers...
Obituary: Ruby Ladd Curtis (05/13/11)
Ruby Ladd Curtis, 75, retired supervisor at Cosmolab and resident of Pulaski Highway, died Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Curtis was born in Maury County on Dec. 14, 1935, to the late Thomas Newton Ladd and Jessie Ophelia Whitaker Ladd. ...
Obituary: Dorothy Pearl Molder Darnell (05/13/11)
Dorothy Pearl Molder Darnell, 88, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, May 11, 2011 in Columbia. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial will follow in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill. See the Wednesday, May 18, Tribune for a full obituary...
Obituary: William T. Holly (05/13/11)
William T. "Bill" Holly, 81, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at NHC-Place in Franklin. A native of Marshall County, Mr. Holly was the son of the late James M. Holly Sr. and Tomye Ownby Holly. He served his country in the United States Air Force with the rank of Staff Sergeant earning the U. ...
Obituary: Debra Denise Moshier Cobb (05/13/11)
Debra Denise Moshier Cobb, 50, of the Clay Hill Community, died Thursday, May 5, 2011, in Elkhorn, Wis. Mrs. Cobb was born in Giles County, and was a daughter of the late Gene and Velvadene Moshier. She was a homemaker, a former employee of Cosmolab Inc. of Lewisburg and was a member of the Farmington Baptist Church...
Obituary: Howard Evans (05/13/11)
Howard Evans, 74, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at his residence. He was the son of the late Milton Evans and Sally Ann Evans. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, William Evans, Sammy Evans, Henry Lee Evans, and Harold Preacher Evans; his sisters, Kay Sue Evans, Mae Frances Williams, Mattie Marie Evans, and Lucille Turner...
Obituary: Rev. Gilly N. Andrews (05/13/11)
Rev. Gilly Nord Andrews, 75, resident of Southport Road in Culleoka, died Monday, May 9, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. The Maury County native was the son of the late Charles Glenson Andrews and Audie Mae "Polly" Parrish Andrews. He was a graduate of Columbia State Community College and attended Belmont College. ...
Public records (05/13/11)
Marriage Licenses Charles Edward Dickens and Amanda Denise Rhiner; Miguel Angel Flores and Tania Eugenia Cano; Robert Norris Hadaway III and Susan Irene Tompkins Echard; Paul Robert Johnson and Emmanuelle Romeyer; Mario Nava Jr. and Sarai Castillo. Business Listings...
Confehr: Locked in bank, or courthouse, not funny (05/13/11)
It almost happened again Tuesday night. Lewisburg's city recorder was about to lock up City Hall and she asked, "Is everybody out of the building?" Actually, no. Mayor Barbara Woods was the last out. Small thing, and she'd probably have escaped anyway, but it's not so uncommon as one might think. It happened to me and it happened to another man during Mayfest, the Chamber of Commerce event last weekend...