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Stories from Friday, June 10, 2011

Chapel Hill library branch proposed (06/10/11)
As the sluggish economy continues, Marshall County's library director says she hopes county commissioners will accept an offer from Chapel Hill to cooperate for the establishment of a branch library in the town's recently opened community center. When county residents economize on entertainment by going to the library in Lewisburg, Marshall County Memorial Library Director Jan Allen recognizes that the high price of gasoline might be an obstacle for some readers. ...
College offering a free redesign (06/10/11)
Leaders of the Lewisburg Downtown Alliance are looking for property owners and tenants around Marshall County's Courthouse and short stretches of adjoining streets where students from O'More College of Design provide free design services to improve economic vitality through visual enhancements...
Chapel Hill news (06/10/11)
The only word for the weather today is "HOT." Don't you just love new babies? I have a couple of newborns to introduce. Of course, I'm little behind, so lucky for me, they're still babies. Chase and Lisa Hunter, of Culleoka, are proud to announce the birth of their second son, Nathan Robin Hunter. ...
Retirement revealed by budget review (06/10/11)
Lewisburg Recreation Director Guy Chambers is retiring in three months, he said when asked about information from the city council's review of its annual budget. "I'm looking forward to it," Chambers said Thursday of his Sept. 14 retirement. "I'm going to miss the people, but I think I'll be tickled to death because I'll have more time with my grandkids."...
278th getting new commander (06/10/11)
The 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, the largest unit of the Tennessee Army National Guard, including soldiers living in Marshall County, will have a new commander after ceremonies Sunday in Knoxville. Col. Jeffrey H. Holmes is an architect with the Brentwood-based firm of Hart Freeland Roberts who lives in Murfreesboro and led the regiment since 2006. ...
Crime reports (06/10/11)
Arrested and charged with domestic assault Turned herself in on a warrant for domestic assault Arrested and charged with public intoxication Arrested and charged with disorderly conduct Arrested on a warrant for violation of probation Served with a criminal summons for violation of probation...
1% pay raises contemplated for county employees (06/10/11)
A 1 percent pay raise for Marshall County employees paid through the general fund is under consideration by budget committeemen, according to their discussion recently. No decision has been made, Commissioner Mickey King said, explaining the discussion in the County Courthouse Annex was "just to know were we are and to have something to think about."...
Help offered in getting work, benefits, employees (06/10/11)
A new Web site for job seekers, students, employers, personnel managers and others seeking benefits and services is to be explained at noon today by a state Labor Department official at Columbia State Community College. Labor Department Statistical Analyst Matt Milam is the guest speaker at a luncheon hosted by the Lewisburg Economic Development Office in the community college's large meeting room at 980 S. Ellington Parkway. He will discuss "The Source," a labor exchange module...
50 years of prison ordered (06/10/11)
A Lewisburg man will spend the next 50 years in prison, according to a sentence handed down in Circuit Court Wednesday. Dallas Jay Stewart, 28, was convicted by a jury in March. "We started with 26 counts," said Assistant District Attorney Eddie Barnard. "Two counts were dropped, so we had 24 counts, and he was convicted as indicted on all of them."...
Mildred's has new owner (06/10/11)
An Ardmore, Tenn. resident who's been an American citizen for three decades bought Mildred's Restaurant on Lewisburg's Ellington Parkway and the other Mildred's Restaurant in Lincoln County. Margaret Kim, 53, closed the purchase on June 1 with Mildred McNatt of Fayetteville and within a week she was explaining that she has only a few modest changes planned for the restaurant here and the one in Park City...
Church News (06/10/11)
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. Caney Spring Baptist Church, 1444 Hwy 99, Chapel Hill, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 12, to Thursday, June 16. For more information, call 364-7374...
Briefs (06/10/11)
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...
Fugitive makes bail bondswoman 'grumpy' (06/10/11)
A Franklin-based bail bond company's owner was in Marshall County Circuit Court on Wednesday, asking for more time to bring in a fugitive. Leah Hulan of Grumpy's Bail Bonds told Judge Robert Crigler her agency is still looking for Levar Five Daily, 31, of Pulaski. He was scheduled for trial here this winter, but didn't show up for pretrial motions on Jan. 5 and hasn't been seen since...
Texas museum has 'dairy' good exhibits (06/10/11)
Sulphur Springs, Texas, is the home of a unique attraction, the Southwest Dairy Museum You can't miss it as you drive down Houston Street -huge statues of cows, a Jersey and a Holstein, are standing at the roadside. The building itself is a typical dairy-farm style barn, complete with silo. Inside are all kinds of exhibits, as well as an old-fashioned ice cream parlor where ice cream cones, milk shakes and malted milks are served...
Elks, MMC prevail in run-rule wins (06/10/11)
It was the shortest night of the year at the Jonathan D. Hollingsworth Babe Ruth Field Tuesday night as the first place Lewisburg Elks Lodge 1990 run-ruled the Farm Center boys from Chapel Hill 10-3 in game one and second place MMC followed suit with a 12-2 five inning win over A Plus Collision Center in the nightcap...
Dusters shell Summertown (06/10/11)
After losing to Summertown this past weekend at the Columbia tournament, the Marshall County Dusters (3-4) made a much better showing against the Eagles on Wednesday night when they rolled to an 11-3 victory in five innings at Joe George Field in the first game of a doubleheader...
H & H nips TDS, one win from 12U title (06/10/11)
Tuesday night's 12U softball match-up between first place H & H Communications and second place TDS was as they say, for all the marbles. The two MCYBSL squads did not disappoint the throng of fans that showed up at the Richard Cashion Sports Complex for the dramatic and well played game won by H & H 5-3...
Obituary: Ernest Howard Wolfe (06/10/11)
Ernest Howard Wolfe, 59, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, June 2, 2011, in VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System in Nashville. Mr. Wolfe was a native of Wilkes-Barre, Pa. and son of the late William and Susan Williams Wolfe. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He was an Injection Tech with Sanford Corporation and member of St. John's Catholic Church...
Obituary: Waldo Emerson Rutherford (06/10/11)
Waldo Emerson Rutherford, 83, of Lewisburg, died Monday, June 6, 2011, in Select Specialty Hospital in Nashville. Mr. Rutherford was a native of Lawrence County, and son of the late Oscar Samuel and Hattie Agnes Cook Rutherford. He served as the budget director for Marshall County for 17 years. He attended Westvue Church of Christ...
Obituary: Dr. Luther Parmalee Christman (06/10/11)
Dr. Luther Parmalee Christman, 96, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, in Nashville. Mr. Christman was born in Summit Hill, Pa. and was a son of the late Elmer and Elizabeth Barnicoat Christman. Dr. Christman's pioneering and enduring legacy in the profession of nursing passed into history at Vanderbilt University Hospital on June 7. ...
Rotary's festival was slice of paradise (06/10/11)
I told on myself and word travels fast in a small town, so before long someone told me, "I hear you've got Joey + Rory concert tickets to sell. " It was Friday evening in Lewisburg during the Festival on the Rocks, brought to you by the Lewisburg Rotary Club. Rory and Joey Feek were the headliners on stage...
Letter: Consider donation to Goodwill (06/10/11)
To the editor: Goodwill is grateful to be a part of your community. Our stores and Donation Express Centers are visible, and I hope, well-known signs of what we do. But there is much more to our story than you may know. We are all about jobs. For everyone. Our mission is to provide job training and placement services to people who need help looking for, finding and keeping a job...