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Stories from Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Farm Center plows over A-Plus for third win (06/29/11)
It has been a trying season for manager Dan Sweeney and his Farm Center team from Chapel Hill, but on Thursday all the hard work paid off at one time as the bats came alive, the gloves became sticky, and the young pitching staff held firm in an 11-4 run-rule win over A-Plus Collision Center...
Elks cap undefeated season in style (06/29/11)
In a peculiar turn of events, Marshall Medical Center's Zach Gordon was credited with a no-hitter Thursday night in an 8-5 win over Nichirin at the Jonathan D. Hollingsworth Babe Ruth Field in Lewisburg. All five of Nichirin's runs off Gordon were unearned and all came in the bottom of the third inning on two MMC errors, one hit batsman, two bases on balls, a wild pitch and a passed ball...
Green signs with Martin Methodist (06/29/11)
Four weeks after adding first baseman Brandon Hollingsworth to his program, Martin Methodist College baseball coach Kelly Bratton snatched up another Marshall County High School product when senior pitcher Marcus Green recently signed a letter of intent to play for the Red Hawks...
Crime reports (06/29/11)
The fugitive who was the subject of a front-page story in the June 10 Tribune has been returned to Marshall County. Levar Five Daily, 32, is being held without bond for court on July 6. He is charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana with intent to sell and deliver, as well as failure to appear. ...
Shots fired before car chase ends in blaze (06/29/11)
A Lewisburg man was allegedly the driver who led law enforcement personnel on a high-speed, multi-county chase Saturday night. The driver, identified as Toby Wade Youngblood, 25, of Lewisburg, fired at a Rutherford County deputy shortly before the chase ended, officials said...
Agreement struck on dead-livestock removal (06/29/11)
The Marshall County Commission voted on Monday to enter into an agreement with South Central Tennessee Development District and Appertain Corporation to provide livestock producers with dead livestock removal. Dead livestock includes all farm or domesticated animals weighing in excess of 75 pounds...
Briefs (06/29/11)
Applications for the July 4th Baby Contest for ages 0 -- 59 months are available at Village Manor, the Chamber of Commerce and online at www.marshallchamber.org. The Chamber will accept applications up until the day of the contest. The event will be held at the Lewisburg Recreation Center...
Monthly luncheons bring friends together (06/29/11)
High ceilings in the dining room lent an air of spaciousness for the luncheon recently when long-time associates gathered again to share a meal and update each other on their lives of leisure. Peggy Hunter is telling her friends about an art show this month when she hoped to be displaying some of her recent water colors of seascapes, adding that it seems so out of place to paint such scenes while living in Tennessee...
Biz expansion, rezoning sought (06/29/11)
A Yell Road business plans to expand its services and Lewisburg planning commissioners are recommending city councilmen change land- use zoning to accommodate growth. "They want to build a crematorium," City Planning Commission Chairman Jim Bingham said Thursday about plans filed at City Hall by Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home, 755 Yell Road...
Committee works on new districts (06/29/11)
The newly formed redistricting committee is ready to present its revised version of the county's voting districts to the commissioners at their July meeting. Less than two hours' work with Doug Bodary of the University of Tennessee's County Technical Assistance Service and a computer program called ArcGIS fixed all the boundaries that needed changing...
Kids saved after cleanup (06/29/11)
The annual cleanup of Marshall County's stretch of the Duck River turned into a rescue operation Saturday afternoon. Just as the boat crews of volunteer firemen were leaving Henry Horton State Park, a man flagged them down and asked them to help seven children who were stranded on a small island in the river, according to Emergency Management Agency director Bob Hopkins...
Elks cap off undefeated season in style (06/29/11)
The Lewisburg Elks Lodge #1990 squad capped off a perfect season Friday night in the 2011 Babe Ruth finale as Matt Callendar and Jacob Graves tossed a combined no-hitter in a 9-1 five inning, run-rule win over Nichirin. Callendar, who would claim the leagues' pitching award later on in the evening hurled 3 2/3 innings of no-hit ball before 15-year old league MVP Jacob Graves came on in the fourth inning to finish the no-no.
Peculiar no-hitter highlights MMC win over Nichirin (06/29/11)
In a peculiar turn of events, Marshall Medical Center's Zach Gordon was credited with a no-hitter Thursday night in an 8-5 win over Nichirin at the Jonathan D. Hollingsworth Babe Ruth Field in Lewisburg. All five of Nichirin's runs off Gordon were unearned and all came in the bottom of the third inning on two MMC errors, one hit batsman, two bases on balls, a wild pitch and a passed ball.
MMC comes on strong to finish off Farm Center (06/29/11)
The Farm Center boys from Chapel Hill, coming off a big win Thursday night, were looking for an upset over Marshall Medical Center in Friday night's opener as they led 4-1 in the second inning before MMC stormed back to take a 12-5 win. Ethan Poteete, who would be the recipient of the 13-year old MVP award later in the evening, did it all for the hospital guys as he earned a complete game win on the mound and at the plate, Poteete went 2-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored.
Farm Center plows over A-Plus (06/29/11)
It has been a trying season for manager Dan Sweeney and his Farm Center team from Chapel Hill, but on Thursday all the hard work paid off at one time as the bats came alive, the gloves became sticky, and the young pitching staff held firm in an 11-4 run-rule win over A-Plus Collision Center. Landon Jones, Blake Leonard, and Tanner Garvin scored five runs and drove in six out the 2, 3 and 4 spots in the batting order with Garvin leading the way via a 3-4 performance at the plate.
Obituary: Mable Ann Campbell Beard (06/29/11)
Mable Ann Campbell Beard, 75, resident of Thomas Avenue, died Monday, June 27, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. The Maury County native was the daughter of the late John Campbell Sr. and Susie Riggins Campbell. She was a 1954 graduate of Columbia Central High School. ...
Obituary: Billie Joplin Brown Crabtree (06/29/11)
Billie Joplin Brown Crabtree, 80, of Petersburg, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Fayetteville Care & Rehab Center. Mrs. Crabtree was a native of Lincoln County, the daughter of the late James Clarence and Mazie Lee Greer Brown. She was a nurse and of the Baptist faith...
Obituary: Clatie Massey Liggett (06/29/11)
Clatie Massey Liggett, 97, of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2011, at NHC-Lewisburg. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of Mary Milstead Massey and William H. Massey. She was retired as a dental assistant for Dr. Charles Hopper and was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ...
Obituary: Kirk Clayton Everly (06/29/11)
Kirk Clayton Everly, 49, of Lynnville, died Saturday, June 25, 2011. He was the son of the late Bessie Lou Everly and Leonard Pigg, and attended Round Hill Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, three sisters and one brother. ...
Obituary: Boyd Roberts (06/29/11)
Boyd Roberts, 61, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Heritage Medical Center in Shelbyville. Mr. Roberts was a native of Paynesville, W.Va., and the son of the late James L. and Victoria Rowe Roberts. He was a painting and waterproofing contractor, and a farmer...
Obituary: Elizabeth Evelyn Collins Darnell (06/29/11)
Elizabeth Evelyn Collins Darnell, 82, of Lewisburg, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2011, at NHC-Lewisburg. Mrs. Darnell was a native of Perry County, Ala. and the daughter of the late Wilburn Collins and Gladys Sharp Collins. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Lewisburg...