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Stories from Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Marshall's jobless rate at 14.9% (06/01/11)
NASHVILLE -- There were 1,810 Marshall County residents who were without a job during April, the most recent unemployment figures show. That figure reflects a reduction in unemployment for Marshall County by one-tenth of one percent (0.10%) where 10,380 people have jobs out of a workforce of 12,190...
Storm may force retiree back to into workforce (06/01/11)
Half an hour after midnight, there was a loud pop, then a second and then it hit the house. That's how Curtis Davenport, 518 Maple St., described how his home was damaged by one of the big storms that swept across Middle Tennessee late last month. His 23-year-old daughter, Rachel, also heard the pop, and has come to realize the hardships that have followed...
Briefs (06/01/11)
The Farmington Road, Lewisburg, Group of Al-Anon meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call Julie at 270-6839. 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...
Industrial Appreciation mixer deemed 'successful' (06/01/11)
A huge black and white "Thank You!" was prominently displayed at the first ever Industrial Appreciation event of its kind, held Thursday in Lewisburg. Dave Kennedy of Southern Carton provided the sign for the event held in the Powder Room at the old Borden factory on West Church Street. Over 125 people enjoyed hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks, as well as a selection of wines and cheeses...
Council set to interview 6 for city treasurer job (06/01/11)
This evening, Lewisburg councilmen start three sets of interviews in an attempt to select a new city treasurer. "We're going to interview six applicants," Councilman Odie Whitehead Jr. said last week about the schedule ending Friday. Four live in Marshall County. One lives in Soddy Daisy, Tenn. The other is in Tarpon Springs, Fla...
Wreaths of honor (06/01/11)
New wreaths were placed at the memorials on the Marshall County Courthouse lawn on Monday to honor troops from here who died in battle defending the America's way of life. "Marshall County has given as much, per capita" as any other county in Tennessee, state Rep. Eddie Bass (D-Prospect) said during Memorial Day ceremonies on the County Courthouse steps...
Liggett defends right to comment (06/01/11)
Rekindling a political fire storm during his Memorial Day dinner speech, Marshall County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett remembered a veteran of the Vietnam War who was denied the opportunity to speak to the county commission nearly two months ago. Liggett's reference was about 12 commissioners' vote against letting Henry Dowlen speak for Jerry Campbell over Sam Smith when there was an open seat on the school board. ...
MCHS served up double quarterfinal defeats (06/01/11)
After a three hour and fifteen minute rain delay, it took Will Sparks and Cameron Dickerson from the Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK) less than an hour to hand the Marshall County Tigers' double team of Connor Kennedy and Justin Killian a season ending, (1-6, 0-6) loss in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Blue Cross Spring Fling Tennis Tournament...
CHS falls in state tournament (06/01/11)
Coming off a heartbreaking 5-4 defeat to Decatur County the previous evening, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (24-18) saw their stellar playoff run come to an end on Friday morning when they lost 3-2 in eight innings to the Grace Baptist Academy Lady Golden Eagles in the Class A State Tournament loser's bracket final...
Obituary: Thomas W. Ring (06/01/11)
Thomas W. "Tommy" Ring, 65, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, May 26, 2011. Mr. Ring was born in Marshall County and was a son of the late Rufus Clifton and Flora Mae Perryman Ring. He retired after 43 years as an inspector with Vought Industries of Nashville and was a member of the Chapel Hill Church of Christ...
Obituary: James William Anderson (06/01/11)
James William Anderson, 75, of Lewisburg died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Anderson was a native of Marshall County and the son of the late James E. and Sarah Wallace Anderson. He retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service and retired from Cosmolab after 23 years...
Obituary: Joe Spry Sr. (06/01/11)
Joe Spry Jr. of 3787 Franklin Pike, Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Spry was a native of East Fork of Twelve Pole, W. V. He was a factory worker and a Protestant. He was the son of the late Joseph Spry Sr. and Gracie Spry...
Obituary: Jerre Hunter Sanders (06/01/11)
Jerre Hunter Sanders, 87, of Lewisburg, died Friday, May 27, 2011, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Sanders was a native of Marshall County and daughter of the late Edgar Burt and Edith Browning Hunter Sr. She was a retired school teacher, member of Lewisburg First United Methodist Church, and member of the Marshall County Retired Teachers Association...
Obituary: William Arthur Bowden Sr. (06/01/11)
William Arthur Bowden Sr., 58, of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Bowden was a native of Marshall County and the son of the late Roy Bowden and Delle Musgrave Bowden. He was a MRI Tech, a veteran of the Armed Services and associated with Jehovah Witness...
Obituary: Lee Roy Harris (06/01/11)
Lee Roy Harris, 71, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Marshall Medical Center. He was the son of the late Alexander and Annie Bell Hobbs Harris, a member of Fountain Creek Missionary Baptist Church, and retired from City of Lewisburg. He was preceded in death by a daughter and a brother...