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Stories from Friday, July 1, 2011

ABC reports on July Fourth parade here (07/01/11)
Lewisburg's Fourth of July parade is the subject of a national TV network news story, according to the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce.
Cornersville trio named to MTSCA All-Midstate Team (07/01/11)
After helping to lead the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs to a third place finish in the Class A State Tournament this past spring, senior pitcher Haley Fagan, junior shortstop Makenzie Hopkins, and senior catcher Lindsey Dalton recently garnered some postseason honors when they were selected to the Middle Tennessee Softball Coaches Association (MTSCA) All-Midstate Team...
Grand jury indicts three (07/01/11)
At the last meeting of their six-month term, Marshall County's grand jury handed down just three indictments. "I think that's a record: a 10-minute grand jury," exclaimed Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler. "Actually, it was 20 minutes," said District Attorney Chuck Crawford. "They started early."...
Dead-livestock deal gets commission's OK (07/01/11)
Marshall County has signed a contract with Appertain Corporation for the removal of dead livestock. County commissioners voted 15-2 at their Monday meeting to authorize County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett to enter into this agreement. Commissioners had to vote to suspend the rules in order to do this, because the resolution came in too late to be included in the agenda packet...
Laptop helps vets office (07/01/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer There's plenty of help available for all the veterans in Marshall County -- all a veteran has to do is ask for it. Now the asking is even easier. Billy Hill and Rick Roberts of the Veterans Services Office have a new laptop, and they plan on taking it on visits to veterans, and widows of veterans, who are homebound, or in nursing homes or assisted livings, and cannot visit the office...
Let the Horses Talk (07/01/11)
The Walking Horse show season gets into high gear during the month of July. A lot of shows take place during the Fourth of July weekend. Next Friday, July 8, Cornersville comes alive with the 65th annual Walking Horse show sponsored by the Cornersville Lions Club. It is one of the oldest one-night shows in the Mid-South...
Confehr: Cleanup makes the Duck River worthwhile (07/01/11)
Among debris found in the Duck River during a Marshall County river cleanup a few years ago were two metal café chairs and a table high enough for the chairs. The table was crescent shaped, so it matched the chairs. The assumption was that somebody either had a private party, or was running bar service in the drink, so to speak. If it's the latter, one might assume there's an enterprising individual who's made cool cash from cold drinks in the Duck River...
Marshall designated for federal assistance (07/01/11)
NASHVILLE -- Marshall County is among 29 Tennessee counties that have been designated where farmers may apply for assistance as a result of severe storms and flooding in April and May. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack made the designation on Tuesday, according to an announcement by Gov. Bill Haslam who requested the secretarial designation earlier this month. Marshall is among adjoining counties suffering natural disaster...
Briefs (07/01/11)
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...
Suspect dies in hospital (07/01/11)
The suspect in the shooting of a Shelbyville woman late Tuesday died at Vanderbilt Wednesday night of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police sources told the Tribune. Thomas Lamonte Williams, 39, of Lewisburg, ran away from a traffic stop in Marshall County a short time after the Shelbyville incident and shot himself while police were searching for him. The manhunt shut down Highway 31A and secondary roads in the Farmington area for a few hours Tuesday night...
Bob, Faris Phillips named Outstanding Citizens (07/01/11)
For the first time, the title of Outstanding Citizen of Marshall County has been awarded to a couple. Bob and Faris Phillips are this year's Outstanding Citizens. The award was made at the event that traditionally kicks off the Fourth of July weekend: the Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Recreation Center on Thursday morning...
Love and rockets come with a bang (07/01/11)
Enjoying a big bang with your own fireworks on the Fourth of July is as American as Mom and apple pie, so it only seemed natural when a couple planning to get married during the holiday weekend went to buy fireworks on Lewisburg's bypass this week. That's how Angie Moffett and Randy McQueen explained it Wednesday morning at their fireworks stand where she reported their supplier suggested that the couple be sold a "Sky Lantern" for their nuptials. ...
Public comment remains stifled (07/01/11)
County commissioners voted down just one of the resolutions presented for their approval Monday night, and in so doing retained their ability to prevent a citizen from speaking at a commission meeting. Presented by Commissioner Don Ledford, the resolution sought to amend the rule regarding people, those who are not members of the commission, who would want to speak to the countywide panel at a commission meeting...
July 4 parade goes across public square (07/01/11)
Beautiful people, llamas, mule-drawn wagons, at least one boat, motorcycles, TV personalities, and relatives of American heroes are part of the Fourth of July celebration here. And, contrary to the normal parade route, the Independence Day Parade on Monday in Lewisburg will march east to west on Commerce Street without going around the Marshall County Courthouse, according to the police chief...
Callender stymies Giles County in all-star opener (07/01/11)
Staff ace Matt Callender went to the hill in the historic Sam Davis Park in Pulaski Thursday night and continued his unbeaten season, tossing a one-hitter and striking out eleven batters in four innings of work as the 15-year old Marshall County Babe Ruth all-stars blasted the host squad 14-1 in five innings.
Obituary: Clyde M. Uselton (07/01/11)
Clyde M. "Butch" Uselton, 71, died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at his home. He was born in Lynnville on Oct. 27, 1939, son of the late Clyde W. and Louise Davis Uselton. He was retired from Heil Quaker Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Thorpe Uselton, and sister, Sue Greene...
Public records (07/01/11)
Marriage Licenses Thomas Fredrick George and Sammie Lynn Brown Fox; Charles Jackson Lord IV and Jessica Renee Moore; Justan Lee Rhiner and Kayla Chantel Collins; Bobby Lee Wiser and Mechel Gerona Gura. Business Listings JDB Roofing, 2133 Horton Way, Lewisburg, TN, owner: Danielle Burboye...