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Tyrades: Banning tanning for teens (05/20/11)
Rocker loses appeal over driveway parking (05/20/11)
NASHVILLE -- A Columbia resident who was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame two months ago lost his appeal in a Maury County Chancery Court case over his driveway and parking for his touring band. Claude Russell Bridges - better known as Leon Russell, the long bearded musician and singer who's played with The Rolling Stones, The Byrds, two Beatles, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bob Dylan and, most recently, Sir Elton John - was taken to court by his Steelebrook Acres neighbors...
Candidates for treasurer to be interviewed by city (05/20/11)
A dozen applications for the position of Lewisburg treasurer were culled Monday by city councilmen to eight candidates for the job. They were ranked as follows: Donna Park of Cornersville, Norma Haig of Tarpon Springs, Fla., Jeffery England of Lewisburg who applied to be city manager, Tammy Chunn Bradley of Lewisburg, Dawn Patton of Soddy Daisy. and Natasha Stinnett of Lewisburg...
Weather of all kinds set for Chapel Hill (05/20/11)
Tennessee is definitely the place to move if you're tired of the weather where you are. Hot, cold, wet or dry -- we have it. We can even provide all of those within a week. Graduation time is here. The kindergarten classes at CHES graduate Friday, May 20 at 8 a.m...
Census taker's assailant pleads to lesser charges (05/20/11)
A Chapel Hill man who was charged with aggravated kidnapping, especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault and destruction of, or tampering with, government records pled guilty to much lesser charges in Circuit Court on Wednesday. James T. "Tommy" Brewer, 62, of 3026 Hwy 270, pled guilty to simple assault and destruction of government records...
Letter: Lewisburg needs to stop the turmoil (05/20/11)
To the editor: I have felt compelled to address an issue for some time now, but after an incident that happened in this town last week, I feel I can no longer sit quietly. Before I get to the issue at hand, let me first express the love I have for this town and the people in it. ...
Alexander: NLRB complaint against Boeing will export jobs (05/20/11)
WASHINGTON -- A National Labor Relations Board lawyer's complaint against Boeing for expanding production to South Carolina could hurt job expansion in Tennessee, Sen. Lamar Alexander said Tuesday. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep Diane Black, the congressman who represents Marshall County, said during her visit to CKNA in Lewisburg that she, too, is concerned about implications of the complaint as it might affect decisions by Japanese manufacturers...
Decoration Days (05/20/11)
LIHEAP funds are still available to help low-income individuals with their utility bills. Apply as soon as possible, with proof of current household income and utility bills, at South Central Human Resources Agency, 1572 Old Columbia Hwy, Lewisburg. For more information, call 359-6393...
Fifty head for model schools talk (05/20/11)
Marshall County teachers are still excited about the message they heard from Dr. Bill Daggett at their in-service in February, and more than 50 are planning to attend his Model Schools Conference to be held in Nashville in late June. This was brought up by Technology Supervisor Suzanne Ingram at the school board's budget committee meeting Monday night...
Businessmen monitor water deregulation (05/20/11)
In an age when climate change is part of the national discussion and Marshall County residents are acutely aware of drought conditions, two businessmen are monitoring local leaders' debate on lifting a prohibition on a household water supply system...
CHES fourth-graders connect to Germany via Internet (05/20/11)
A 4th grade class in Chapel Hill had a new experience this week: they talked face-to-face with their counterparts at a school in Germany. Once the connection had been made, students in Alice Coble's class gathered in small groups to stand in range of a laptop's Web cam and make their presentations...
CKNA getting more jobs (05/20/11)
Approximately 50 more jobs are coming to the Calsonic Kansei North America parts supplier for Nissan vehicle assembly plants because an important part of the LEAF electric car's power train will be made in Lewisburg. Some of the people without the qualifications to shift their workload to other car and truck parts manufacturing will be transferred within the company and some employees will have new assignments here, CKNA Human Resources Director David Vick said Tuesday...
Forrest football hosts 1st Annual Golf Tournament (05/20/11)
The Forrest Rocket football team hosted their first annual golf tournament Saturday at the picturesque Buford Ellington Golf Course in Henry Horton State Park under some ever changing weather conditions. In the end, the team of Jason Adkins, Justin Miller, John Summers, and Tommy "Bogie" Enoch took home top honors, shooting a twenty under par score of 52.
Forrest streak skids to a halt (05/20/11)
Not since 1997 (Huntland) has another ballclub made the trek to Chapel Hill and beaten Forrest in a region opening match-up, but on Tuesday, the Houston County Lady Irish ended that streak and put a halt to a five-year state tournament run for the Lady Rockets in a 1-0 win. Forrest head coach Becky Cheatham said, "After the game I told the girls in 1997, we felt then what we feel now about what happened on our field and we made a commitment and we came back and they got better. I believe these girls will do that too."
Tiger season ends in region opener (05/20/11)
It was a valiant effort but the Marshall County Tigers were simply outmanned in a 7-3 loss to host Columbia Academy in the Region 6 A/AA semi-finals on Monday night. The Bulldogs (15-2-1), the District 8 A/AA Champions, were first on the board on a goal by Kade Morgan on a penalty kick at the 22:11 mark in the first half.
MCHS doubles the fun for Spring Fling (05/20/11)
The Marshall County High School tennis program took another giant step at the Region 6A-AA Tournament at Old Fort Park in Murfreesboro on Tuesday adding some more success to their already storied history as both doubles' teams punched a ticket to next week's Spring Fling. "It's awesome," said MCHS head coach Dickie Adkins. "I knew we had the talent to do it. We faced two really good teams in the finals and we came to play today."
Obituary: Maylon Dunnavant Sr. (05/20/11)
Maylon Dunnavant Sr., died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Marshall Medical Center. He was born in Bunker Hill on March 6, 1942, and was retired from the City of Lewisburg. His parents were the late David Kelly and Ozell Tatum Dunnavant. He was preceded in death by three brothers, William, John Robert and Clyde Richard Dunnavant; granddaughter, Hope Renee Ashworth; and great-granddaughter, Kaylee Marie Norris...
Obituary: Vivian Houk Clift (05/20/11)
Vivian Houk Clift, 88, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg. Ms. Clift was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Erskine Davis and Lula Richardson Houk. She was retired from First National Bank of Lewisburg (Bank of America) as senior vice president after 47 years of service. Ms. Clift was a Civil Service employee in the transportation department at Camp Forrest in Tullahoma during World War II. She was a member of the Cornersville Church of Christ...
Obituary: Joseph William Goode Sr. (05/20/11)
Joseph William Goode Sr. 83, of Ethridge, passed away Monday, May 16, 2011, at Alive Hospice at Saint Thomas in Nashville. A native of Montgomery, Ala., he was retired from Murray Ohio and was a member of the Springer Road Church of Christ. His parents were the late Ruel Fred and Cora Roxy Johns Goode...
Public records (05/20/11)
Marriage Licenses Richard Deverle Burger and Kelly Jewell Russell Shorey; Ignacio Calderon and Yasmin Rios; David Carl Welsh and Jessica Lynn Holt Warren. Business Listings Delta Five, 2500 Gold Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Brad D. McClure; Jimmy Stacey, 1324 Fitzpatrick Road, Culleoka, TN 38451, owner: Jimmy Stacey; McLain Marketing, 307 Oakwood Drive, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Donald C. ...
Confehr: Best use of time is always up to yourself (05/20/11)
Some folks just don't have anything better to do, do they? The question comes from a variety of newsmakers and this week it came from Lewisburg's recently re-elected councilman. He asked the question during a return phone call. He deserved to have his side of the story told, so he was called...