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Stories from Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Budget, treasurer decisions made by Lewisburg Council (06/08/11)
Lewisburg councilmen took more steps Friday toward: adopting a budget to start July 1; and hiring a new city treasurer. A public hearing on the proposed spending plan, totaling $9.6 million, is scheduled at 4 p.m. on June 20, a Monday, when councilmen could adopt the budget and select their favored candidate for the treasurer's position...
Crime reports (06/08/11)
Thefts and vandalism reported Turned himself in on outstanding warrants for theft and vandalism over $500 Arrested and charged with driving under the influence Arrested and charged with driving on a suspended license Cited for driving on a suspended license and no insurance...
Cemetery Board reorganized (06/08/11)
Mayor Barbara Woods has reorganized Lewisburg's Cemetery Board and changed other panel memberships since the city's May election and in the wake of public concern over grave decoration rules. Angie Binkley, Betty Ann Ogilvie, and Councilmen Robin Minor and Odie Whitehead Jr. were appointed by Woods to join the panel that also includes Public Works Director Kenny Ring, Woods said Friday afternoon...
Church News (06/08/11)
June 9 The Cedar Grove Cemetery Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the Ransom Chapel C.P. Church. 12 Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate their annual Homecoming on Sunday, June 12. Bishop Stanley Garrett and the Temple of Praise congregation will be the afternoon guests, beginning at 3 p.m...
Briefs (06/08/11)
The Farmington Road, Lewisburg, Group of Al-Anon meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call Julie at 270-6839. A slow-pitch softball tournament for co-ed teams will be held on Saturday, June 18, at the Wilson Parkway Softball Complex, Fayetteville. Proceeds benefit People Helping People for Progress, which provides scholarships for Lincoln County students. Entry deadline is June 14. For more information, call 931-581-0672 or 931-625-0139...
D-Day recalled by man who was there (06/08/11)
Raymond Harold Lilly had only one appointment on Monday, June 6th, 67 years after D-Day when hundreds of thousands of troops, seamen, pilots and airborne assault teams invaded Normandy, France. Lilly, now 85, went for a haircut at Dalton's Barbershop on 3rd Avenue North where Bill "Blossom" Ezell clipped the old sailor's white hair, dabbed warm soapy foam around his ears for the razor cut and then brushed him off...
Organizers happy with weekend (06/08/11)
Lewisburg's first festival to "kick off summer" went very well, according to one of the organizers. State Farm agent and Rotary member Peggy Hubbard was in charge of the vendors, and said there were about 40 of them. "Some were pleased and some were disappointed," Hubbard said of the vendors' reaction to the Rotary's Festival on the Rocks. ...
Festival on the Rocks: A good first show (06/08/11)
With crowd estimates in the thousands, Festival on the Rocks featured six bands, vendors galore and dozens of barbecue contestants in Rock Creek Park last weekend. Winning the Prichard's BBQ Cook-off were Fayetteville residents Terry and Brenda Buchanan who simultaneously said, "We're neighbors to y'all." Their team is dubbed High on the Hawg...
Old ICP tax bill debated (06/08/11)
The old ICP building in Lewisburg is valued at nearly $8 million for tax purposes, but three businessmen challenging their property tax bills say the building was bought for less than $2 million. Each issue involved in the case, that's the subject of a Davidson County Chancery Court hearing on Friday, is relatively simple, but there are so many issues that together they've resulted in one tie vote and a judge refusing to rule...
Elks' late explosion sends MMC packing (06/08/11)
Just two weeks into the 2011 Babe Ruth League season, a critical match-up pitted the undefeated first place Elks versus second Marshall Medical Center (MMC), and for four and a half innings the ballgame was tight until a nine-run home at bat by the Elks dealt the medical center crew a crucial blow in a 13-3 run-rule defeat Thursday night.
A Plus comeback dashes Nichirin's hopes of first win (06/08/11)
In Thursday night's Babe Ruth League nightcap at Jonathan D. Hollingsworth Field, winless Nichirin (0-5) was on the verge of getting off the snide until A Plus manager Dan Pickle lit a fire under his ballclub that sent the collision center crew off to a five-run sixth inning that put them over the top in an 8-4 win. With the win, A Plus (3-2) moved into a second place tie with Marshall Medical Center with three weeks remaining in the regular season schedule.
Nichirin hangs on for first win (06/08/11)
For the first two weeks of the 2011 Babe Ruth League season, first year Nichirin manager Bradley Maddox must have been wondering what his ballclub had to do to notch their first win of the year.
Calendar one-hits A Plus on sweet sixteenth (06/08/11)
Lewisburg Elks' ace righty Matt Calendar celebrated his sixteenth birthday in style Monday night, tossing a one-hit gem and his teammates backed him up with plenty of offensive firepower in a 14-0 five inning, run-rule shutout win over A Plus Collision.
Obituary: Joyce Yoes (06/08/11)
Joyce Yoes, 75, of the Wheel Community of Bedford County, died Thursday, June 2, 2011, in Shelbyville. Mrs. Yoes was born in Ballinger, Texas, and was a daughter of the late Ottie Z. and Georgia Ina Perkins Foreman. She was a homemaker and retired in 2001 after 20 years of service as a secretary with the Bedford County Highway Department...
Obituary: Glen Morel (06/08/11)
Glen Morel, 53, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A native of Phoenix, Ariz., Mr. Morel was a son of the late Paul Joseph Morel and Frances Silvio Morel who survives. He was a self-employed carpenter and owner of Glen Morel Construction Co...
Obituary: Julie Lovett McNeese (06/08/11)
Julie "Curley" Lovett McNeese, 54, resident of Glencoe Drive in Culleoka, passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Born on Jan. 31, 1957, in Giles County, she was the daughter of the late David and Margaret Bowen Lovett. ...
Obituary: Douglas K. Brown (06/08/11)
Douglas K. Brown, 76, resident of Maury and Marshall Counties for the past 34 years, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg. Born December 9, 1934 in Springfield, Mass., he was the son of the late George K. and Elizabeth Ocer Brown and husband of the late Irene DeGray Brown. ...
Obituary: Paula F. Baker (06/08/11)
Paula F. Baker, 62, of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of Ann Warren. She was a retired LPN at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski, and was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ...