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Stories from Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Council sanctions volunteer renovations at shelter (05/18/11)
With assurances the city won't face liability or costs, Lewisburg councilmen have authorized a volunteer organization to build better quarters for dogs at the animal shelter operated by the city and Marshall County. Lewisburg Animal Shelter Adoptions (LASA) members developed plans for shelter improvements, and "We want to proceed with an outdoor pad and roofing that's not attached to the building," group spokeswoman Tisha Poling told the council...
Jostens moving jobs to Bedford from Kansas (05/18/11)
Jostens has announced that it will move the manufacture of diploma covers from its Topeka, Kan., facility to Shelbyville. The company has not announced the potential number of jobs created or saved in Shelbyville, but about 83 full-time and seasonal positions in Topeka are affected by the move...
Odor of cow, hog manure becomes issue (05/18/11)
Differences in the odor of hog and cow manure, and whether a dairyman is responsible for what a hog farmer faces could be questions for a Marshall County jury this month. Those issues were raised by Fayetteville-based attorney Ray Fraley on behalf of his client, Charlie Haskins, 63, of Haskins Chapel Road, Bedford County who was arrested on pollution charges in August 2009...
Crime reports (05/18/11)
After Lewisburg Police Department officers broke up an altercation on Haynes Street about 8 p.m. May 9, the following arrests were made: Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested and charged with aggravated domestic assault Arrested and charged with domestic assault...
Decoration Days (05/18/11)
Briefs (05/18/11)
Registration is open for a Mini Cheer Camp to be held from June 13 to 16 in the Lewisburg Recreation Center gym. The camp is for four to 10 year olds, and will be directed by MCHS cheerleaders. To sign up, call Becky at 359-1593 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday...
Breed registry examines ideas on horse museum (05/18/11)
The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association is taking steps toward establishing its own museum on the unique breed of horse and a Nashville-based display company is on the cusp of being hired to report what might be done. "We're just studying if it's practical, feasible and affordable to have the museum exhibits at our national headquarters," TWHBEA Executive Director Ron Thomas said Tuesday when asked about his report to the TWHBEA Executive Committee early this month...
Machine helps Hawk fly high (05/18/11)
Hawk Converting is one of several new businesses in Lewisburg and its emergence from the Hawkins' family-owned Lewisburg Printing business proves an often repeated maxim among industrial developers. Most new jobs come from expansion of existing businesses...
Three charged with burglary (05/18/11)
With quick work by deputies and cooperation from a neighboring county, three suspects were arrested in Smyrna and brought back to Marshall County to face charges of aggravated burglary and aggravated assault. According to Sheriff Norman Dalton, his department was notified on May 8 of a burglary in progress at a home on Kenny Nelson Road...
'Competitive' bids received for expansion (05/18/11)
Georgia and Florida companies appear set to receive a city utility recommendation for construction contracts valued at nearly $13.14 million, according to the superintendent of Lewisburg's Water and Wastewater Department. Meanwhile, Lewisburg Plumbing and Heating was listed in the apparent best bidder's bid package as one of the subcontractors for the long-expected expansion of the sewage treatment plant, Department Superintendent Kenneth Carr said Monday...
Eagles end Bulldogs' dream season (05/18/11)
There air was heavy with playoff atmosphere in Lawrence County Monday night in the first round of the Region 6-A Tournament and the two combatants, Cornersville and two time Class-A state champion Summertown played to the last breath with the host Eagles winning a 1-0 heart stopper. "There is no shame in that," said Cornersville head coach Ben Putman. "That (Summertown) is a great baseball team. That is a fantastic baseball team and we gave them a run for their money for sure."
Obituary: Vivian Houk Clift (05/18/11)
Vivian Houk Clift, 88, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday, May 18, at the Cornersville Church of Christ, followed by burial in Beechwood Cemetery. The family will be at the church from 10 a.m. until the service hour for visitation. Cornersville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. See the Friday Tribune for Mrs. Clift's obituary...
Obituary: Don Clifford Hardison (05/18/11)
Don Clifford Hardison, 64, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, May 15, 2011, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hardison was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Joe Clifford and Janie Bell Tramell Hardison. He was retired from Sanford Corporation as an industrial engineer. He was a member of Hardin Chapel Church of Christ...
Obituary: James W. Caldwell (05/18/11)
James W. Caldwell, 90, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, May 13, 2011. A native of Marshall County, Mr. Caldwell was a son of the late Ozzie and Maggie Buckingham Caldwell. He was a lifelong farmer and was a member of Community Ministries Church in Chapel Hill...
Obituary: Donna Lynn Muse (05/18/11)
Donna Lynn Muse, 61, of McMinnville, died Saturday, May 14, 2011, in St. Thomas Hospital. Ms. Muse was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Aubrey Leon and Elizabeth Helen Bailey Horner. She was a homemaker. She is survived by two daughters, Stacie Brawley of Hillsboro and Leslie Muse of Knoxville; sister, Gail Burton of Laurens, S.C.; and cousin, Mike Bass of Lewisburg...
Obituary: Dorothy Pearl Molder Darnell (05/18/11)
Dorothy Pearl Molder Darnell, 88, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, May 11, 2011, in Columbia. Mrs. Darnell was born in Bedford County and was a daughter of the late Arthur Horace and Edith Wortham Molder. She was a homemaker and was also retired from the former Durango Boot Company of Chapel Hill after 23 years of service. Mrs. Darnell was a member of Clay Hill United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Joe Lloyd Darnell (05/18/11)
Joe Lloyd Darnell, 73, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2011, at his residence after a short illness. A native of Petersburg, he was the son of the late Sam Darnell and Willie B. McAdams Darnell. He was a life-long farmer, and was a member of East Park Methodist Church...
Obituary: Cynthia Jo Gipson Andrews (05/18/11)
Cynthia Jo Gipson Andrews, 52, left her earthly life on Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Jo was a native of Marshall County and the daughter of the late Sidney Gipson and Christine Hardison Gipson. She was an employee of Calsonic (Kantus) in Lewisburg and a member of the Smyrna Baptist Church in Chapel Hill...