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Stories from Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Let The Horses Talk (05/25/11)
The second major multi-night walking horse show of the season, the 41st Annual Spring Fun Show, begins Thursday night and runs through Saturday. The Spring Fun Show is always on the weekend of Memorial Day. The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration is the sponsoring organization for this event...
Crime reports (05/25/11)
On the night of May 19, several hay fields in the Chapel Hill area were damaged by someone driving through them "cutting doughnuts." Cost of the damage is estimated to be well over $2,000. If anyone has information on these crimes, the Marshall County Sheriff's office asks them to call Crime Stoppers at 359-4867. There is a reward if information leads to an arrest...
Confessed convict denied trial (05/25/11)
A Lewisburg man who pled guilty in two cases and was sentenced in November was back in Circuit Court last week, seeking post-conviction relief. Robert Jason Burgess, 36, formerly of East Commerce Street, unsuccessfully tried to persuade Judge Robert Crigler that he should have a jury trial because he had not been well represented by his lawyers and because he had been forced into a guilty plea...
Briefs (05/25/11)
The Farmington Road, Lewisburg, Group of Al-Anon meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call Julie at 270-6839. Addresses for donations for the upkeep of Marshall County cemeteries include: Cochran -- Cochran Cemetery Trust Fund, c/o Ann Tipton, 5515 Nashville Hwy, Chapel Hill, TN 37034; Elliott -- Dot Zimmerle, P.O. ...
Obituary: Betty D. Greer (05/25/11)
Betty D. Greer, 65, died Saturday, May 21, 2011, in Nashville. She was a native of Marshall County, daughter of the late Joe L. and Kathryn Love Greer and a member of Second Avenue Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her sister, Amy Claritta Greer-Kerr...
Obituary: Geraldine Richardson (05/25/11)
Geraldine Richardson, 84, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Richardson was a native of Marshall County, the daughter of the late Lynn and Carrie Ketchum Chapman. She retired from Faber-Castell and was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ...
Jury hears manure case (05/25/11)
A Marshall County jury, selected Monday, continued to hear evidence Tuesday in a state case against a Bedford County hog farmer accused of polluting several Marshall County residents' wells at Clay Hill near the Duck River Speedway. Charlie Haskins, 63, of Haskins Chapel Road was arrested in August 2009. ...
Politics permits change (05/25/11)
Marshall County's Election Commission today is to interview six top applicants for the job of election administrator, according to the commission's unanimous vote Monday night at the close of an unusually long session in the Hardison Office Annex. Culled from an original list of 20 applicants, the six include incumbent administrator Jo Ann Henry, who's on paid leave in connection with the 3-2 vote on May 11 by commissioners to open the position to applicants and investigate complaints about election office operations.. ...
LPD sergeant gets demoted for keeping $100 he found (05/25/11)
A Lewisburg Police sergeant, who kept a $100 bill he found on the front yard of a house during a domestic call, was demoted to patrol officer on Friday, according to public records. Officer Anthony McLean returned to patrol duty Monday evening after a week of paid administrative leave, Police Chief Chuck Forbis said. McLean was paid $39,464 annually. He's now making $38,329...
Remembered with respect (05/25/11)
What could be taken as preventive medicine was prescribed Thursday during Lewisburg's Police Department Law Enforcement Memorial Service by the father of a highway patrolman who was murdered during a traffic stop several years ago. "Sometimes you see a kid off to the left or right" of the straight path of behavior, Norman Jenks, father of Trooper Calvin Jenks, told his audience in Rock Creek Park. "Don't be afraid to tap them on the shoulder ... to let them know what's right and wrong."...
Tigerette pride, determination displayed in sectional loss (05/25/11)
Up in Music City on Tuesday, a familiar tune of true grit was heard meandering and floating around the Sequoia Swim and Tennis Club in Nashville as the Marshall County Tigerettes took on the undefeated and reigning state champion Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA) Lady Lions in the Section 3A/AA Team tennis final.
A Plus earns grade in Babe Ruth opener (05/25/11)
A Plus Collision Center and Nichirin kicked off the 2011 Babe Ruth season Monday night at the Jonathan D. Hollingsworth Memorial Field and the body shop boys took some dents, but had enough tools in the drawer to bang out a convincing 9-7 victory.
Elks' early stampede stands up in 5-1 win (05/25/11)
The Lewisburg Elks scored five times in the first inning versus Marshall Medical Center (MMC) in Monday night's second game on opening night of the 2011 Babe Ruth League season and starting pitcher Aaron Hobbs, with some solid help from reliever Jacob Graves made it stand up in a 5-1 win.
CHS wins, headed to Fling (05/25/11)
Despite being forced to take a more treacherous route, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs are once again traveling to Murfreesboro in late May after they rallied to defeat Region 5-A champ East Robertson 4-3 on the road in the sectional round of the playoffs to qualify for the Class A State Tournament...
Obituary: Brownie Bowers Capps (05/25/11)
Brownie Bowers Capps, 86, of Cornersville, died Saturday, May 21, 2011, in Marshall Medical Center. She was a native of Marshall County, the daughter of the late Sam Bo and Bettie Lou Harmond Bowers. She retired from Genesco and was a member of the Cornersville United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Kenneth Wayne Baker Sr. (05/25/11)
Kenneth Wayne Baker Sr., 40, of Minor Hill, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011, at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Baker of Minor Hill; father, Elmo Baker Sr. (Nancy) of Belfast; mother, Mae Chilton (Marcus) of Lewisburg; sons, Kenneth Wayne Baker Jr. ...