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Stories from Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Mitchell honored by friends, family (07/06/11)
Former Lewisburg Councilman Willie J. Mitchell was honored June 11 at a surprise birthday party and catered dinner given by his family and friends. This occasion was also an acknowledgment of his community involvement and good deeds. Relatives from California, Chicago, Ill., Kansas City, Mo., Louisville, Ky., Cincinnati, Ohio, and Detroit, Mich. ...
Man pleads guilty, gets 11-year term (07/06/11)
At the last session of Circuit Court for the month of June, a Lewisburg man pleaded guilty to a sex crime and was sentenced to 11 years in prison by Judge Robert Crigler. Mark J. Suchan, 47, of 634 4th Ave. N., pleaded guilty to possession of more than 25 images of "a minor or minors engaged in sexual activity" with the intention to "promote, sell, distribute, transport, purchase or exchange" these images...
Two Ketron-sponsored laws took effect on July 1 (07/06/11)
NASHVILLE -- Two new laws sponsored by the state senator representing Marshall County took effect on Friday. The new laws are to: protect workers' right to a secret ballot; and strengthen Tennessee's anti-terrorism statutes. A new law to curb methamphetamine production was co-sponsored by Sen. Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro)...
Briefs (07/06/11)
New Life Community Church, 1001 Easy St, Lewisburg, is pleased to welcome new minister Kenneth Jones and his wife Sandy. Brother Kenneth has been in the ministry for over 20 years, in Tennessee and Alabama. Everyone is invited to welcome the Jones family and experience the love at New Life Community Church...
Construction comes with longer road (07/06/11)
East Hill Avenue is to be extended this summer into what was the Murray horse farm just north of a hill that looks over downtown Lewisburg. Ernest Henegar's eyes light up as he reports his plans for land where he lived years ago near a Tennessee Walking Horse farm that was important to development of the breed...
Holiday offers slice of life (07/06/11)
More than a couple dozen artists and twice as many babies with parents and grandparents enjoyed a July Fourth afternoon at the Lewisburg Recreation Center for Arts A Poppin and one of the Chamber of Commerce's annual fund raisers. Ann McClintock of Cornersville painted a Japanese Lady on china and was judged best of show, Marshall County Arts Guild President Ronnie Cheek reported from the room provided by the Chamber of Commerce. ...
TDEC makes TDOT clean up leaked gasoline (07/06/11)
Tennessee's Department of Transportation is to clean up gasoline leaked from a tank at its garage in Belfast under a plan submitted to Tennessee's Department of Environment and Conservation. Remediation costs have been estimated as ranging from about $58,600 to $143,500, according to a report filed at TDEC's field office in Columbia where records were reviewed Tuesday afternoon last week...
Farmers Market keepin' it fresh (07/06/11)
Local produce was on sale in Rock Creek Park on Friday morning when the Farmers Market opened for the first time this summer. "This is a good turnout for the first day," said Vickie Wilburn, who was offering plants from her greenhouse on Ostella Road, south of Cornersville. She was also selling two kinds of cucumbers, and green bell peppers, assisted by Abby, her terrier, truck guard and close observer of customers...
Obituary: Herman R. Wright (07/06/11)
Herman R. Wright, 85, of Shelbyville, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at Glen Oaks Nursing Home. A native of Bedford County, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was the owner of Herman Wright Auto Sales and a retired land surveyor. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Irvin Wright and Emma Pearl Boyce. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Carrie Mai Wright, and second wife, Josephine H. Wright...
Obituary: Martha Frances Ervin (07/06/11)
Martha Frances Ervin, 79, of the Anes Station Community, Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Zelma Miller Johnson and John Johnson. She was a retired employee of Cosmolab and a homemaker...
Obituary: Thomas Lamonte "Moo" Williams (07/06/11)
Thomas Lamonte "Moo" Williams, 39, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Vanderbilt Hospital. He graduated from Marshall County High School and was a member of Mt. Carmel M.B. Church, Chapel Hill. He was a factory worker, and everyone who knew him liked him...
Obituary: Tyrone Maison Brinson Greer (07/06/11)
Tyrone Maison Brinson Greer, unborn son of Znobia Camille Greer of Lewisburg and Tyrone Brinson of Savannah, Ga., was taken from his family before it was his time on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Baby Maison weighed 6 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 inches long...