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Stories from Friday, June 17, 2011

Marshall County pulls away from Venom (06/17/11)
After beating Grassland 12-1 earlier in the evening, the Marshall County Dusters (12-4) completed the sweep of the doubleheader by defeating the Venom 9-2 in five innings at home in the second game. Bolstered by a late offensive flurry, Marshall County finished with seven hits and four walks against two Grassland pitchers. ...
Grassland mowed down (06/17/11)
Coming off a pair of blowout victories over Columbia American Legion the previous evening, the Marshall County Dusters (11-4) recorded another convincing win on Tuesday night when they hammered the Grassland Venom 12-1 in four innings at home in the first game of a doubleheader...
Gentile gets five-year sentence for '99 crime (06/17/11)
On the 12th anniversary of the crime he committed in Lewisburg, a Michigan man was sentenced after pleading guilty. Carl Edward Gentile, 54, of Pontiac, Mich., was sentenced to five years in prison, of which he must serve at least 35 percent before being eligible for parole...
Crime reports (06/17/11)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested on drug task force warrants Served with two drug task force warrants for sale of marijuana Arrested and charged with driving under the influence Arrested and charged with three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor...
Briefs (06/17/11)
The Farmington Road, Lewisburg, Group of Al-Anon meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call Julie at 270-6839. In His Image Pregnancy Resource Center is in urgent need of wipes and diapers sizes 3, 4, 5, and 6. You have been so kind and came to our rescue in the past and we really need your help again! Please call Shirley at 359-2304 to donate to the Center...
Road construction: It's only just begun (06/17/11)
Widening of Lewisburg's bypass on the south side of town is to be complete in November next year, but widening the road between Lewisburg and Interstate 65 will not be finished on schedule, a state spokeswoman said this week. "There were delays early on this project (to widen Mooresville Highway) associated with utility relocation," B.J. ...
4-1 vote OKs Edde's position (06/17/11)
Lewisburg's treasurer may be a consultant for the city after her retirement to help the next treasurer who could be named by the end of the month. The consultant position was granted after a 4-1 vote and intense questioning by the dissenting councilman...
Underwear could help cover jail's bottom line (06/17/11)
They're pinching pennies when purchasing underwear for prisoners in the pokey here. Underwear that cost $1.50 each are being replaced with orange, stretch, one-size-fits-all undergarments, Sheriff Norman Dalton told county commissioners on the Law Enforcement Committee this week...
Landfill reopening anticipated (06/17/11)
An agreement has been reached between the state and Cedar Ridge Landfill that could result in permission for expansion of the landfill west of Lewisburg. Environmental protections for ground water include more monitoring wells and maybe a barrier of two liners instead of one to prevent seepage of liquids from the landfill to groundwater...
A-Plus totaled by Nichirin (06/17/11)
It was a total loss suffered by A-Plus Collision Center Tuesday night as the 3-6 body shop boys were run over early and often in a 12-1 four inning, run-rule defeat at the hands of Nichirin (2-7). Nichirin had a smooth operating offensive machine buoyed by the addition of 12-year old Jay Howard, brought up from his Cal Ripken Major League champion Barnes Construction squad after hurling a no-hitter and hitting a home run in Monday night's 5-2 title game victory over the Lawrence Brothers...
LMS' Williams plays in elite football all-star game (06/17/11)
Lewisburg Middle School seventh grader Peyton Williams was recently nominated for the Tennessee Future Stars middle school all-star football team and after some grueling tryouts at David Lipscomb High School in May, Williams was selected to the Tennessee squad and invited to camp held at Carson-Newman College in early June...
Elks top MMC, claim 12th straight title (06/17/11)
Ah, those undefeated, and 11-time reigning Babe Ruth League champion Elks were hanging on a thin limb Tuesday night in the last stand showdown of this season, needing a win over longtime rival Marshall Medical Center to clinch the regular season crown, but somehow like all those other times, they did, again via an exhilarating 5-2 extra inning victory...
Obituary: John Cecil Burgett Sr. (06/17/11)
John Cecil Burgett Sr., 91, of 1330 White Drive, Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at Sterling House in Columbia. Mr. Burgett was a native of Marshall County and the son of the late John David Cecil Burgett and Elma D. Crabtree Burgett. ...
Obituary: Nellie Buford Mealer Cawthon (06/17/11)
Nellie Buford Mealer Cawthon, 80, of Nashville, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at her residence following an extended illness. A native of Marshall County, she was a daughter of the late Buford and Opal Stinks Mealer. Mrs. Cawthon was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Eugene Cawthon; three sisters; three brothers; and one grandson...
Obituary: Jeffrey Lynn Kimbrough (06/17/11)
Jeffrey Lynn Kimbrough, 49, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at his home. He was born in Giles County on Jan. 10, 1962; his parents were the late Alvie Jones Kimbrough Sr. and Helen L. Kohler Kimbrough. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Kimbrough...
Obituary: Patricia Kaye Collins Morgan (06/17/11)
Patricia Kaye Collins Morgan, 60, of Lewisburg, died peacefully Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at home with her family by her side. Mrs. Morgan was a native of Marshall County and the daughter of Grace Jackson Moore and the late Ennis Collins. She was employed by the Lewisburg Gas Department for the last 27 years, where she served as interim superintendent from 1993-1995 and as active superintendent from 1995-2011...
Obituary: James Franklin Jett (06/17/11)
James Franklin Jett, 76, of Belfast, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Jett was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Robert and Mattie Sharp Jett. He was retired from Lewisburg Printing and was a member of LifeSong Family Church...
Obituary: Jerry Leonard Bailey (06/17/11)
Jerry Leonard Bailey, 71, of Lewisburg, died Monday, June 13, 2011, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Bailey was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Roy Kittrell and Maudie Waldrep Bailey. He was retired from the United Telephone Company...
Public records (06/17/11)
Marriage licenses Job Sanchez Armengolt and Alejandra Lizzette Torres; Richard Dustin Clark and Amanda Leann Warren Potts; Shannon Dion Crutcher and Tracy Lynn Elder; James Michael Lazarowicz and Natalie Andrea Baxter; William Bradley Maddox and Mallory Michelle Haislip; Joel Paul Morel and Tasha Lynn Stewart; James Russell Owen and Kathryn Elizabeth Beatty...
Column: McRady continues to be firebrand (06/17/11)
I should thank Councilman Ronald McRady for making public the specifics about City Treasurer Connie Edde's pending retirement and part-time service to continue for a couple of years, or less. What the heck: Thanks Ronald. However, there are other opinions...