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Stories from Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Horse show set for July 22 (07/20/11)
Marshall County Horseman's Association is hosting their 35th annual Walking Horse show. The event is slated for Friday, July 22, at the Marshall County Exposition Center on Robin Hood Road. The lineup will feature 33 classes of championship-quality horses, as well as classes for Country Pleasure in both the youth and adult categories. ...
Movie, MySpace part of recent appeals (07/20/11)
NASHVILLE -- The Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld a ruling by Marshall County Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler saying a prisoner erroneously complained that his 22-year term is too long. Meanwhile, the appeals court upheld sentences imposed by Crigler in cases involving:...
Indictment issued in sex trafficking case (07/20/11)
MURFREESBORO -- A man arrested in Lewisburg six moths ago on charges of promoting prostitution was indicted last week by the Rutherford County Grand Jury. Smyrna General Sessions Court records show that probable cause was found so that charges of promoting prostitution, statutory rape, aggravated and especially aggravated sexual exploitation were warranted against William Bradley Lee, 27...
Job Fair for veterans, families next week (07/20/11)
NASHVILLE -- A three-day Employment Assistance Workshop is to be held in Smyrna and it's open to National Guard members, Reservists, and all veterans, Tennessee's adjutant general has announced. It is also open to spouses, and is completely free to all participants, Maj. Gen. Max Haston said. The workshop is set for July 26-28 at the National Guard Regional Training Institute, Building 500, in Smyrna. Registration is at 7:45 a.m. July 26...
Council told of 130 job openings here (07/20/11)
Nearly 130 jobs are or will be available at two Lewisburg-based businesses with over a dozen more to be available soon, city councilmen were told during their July meeting. Now hiring are Ace Bayou and Hawk Converting, according to a written report filed by City Economic and Community Development Director Greg Lowe. Creed Jewelry is "about to begin hiring," Lowe said...
Wal-Mart assault case sent to grand jury (07/20/11)
Two Lewisburg women who allegedly assaulted a teenager at Wal-Mart last month have had their cases bound over to the Marshall County Grand Jury. It was set to meet today. Tabitha Brown, 33, had a preliminary hearing in Lewisburg City Court Monday afternoon, watched by her sister, Symetra, 35, who has been released on bond...
Briefs (07/20/11)
First Baptist Church, Lewisburg, is holding Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 17, to Sunday, July 24. For a ride to the church, or more information, call 359-4077. The Farmington Road, Lewisburg, Group of Al-Anon meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call Julie at 270-6839...
Recent TCAP scores called 'shocking' (07/20/11)
Scores for statewide tests recently taken by elementary and middle school students were released this month, causing dismay among school board members last week. "We have a crisis," exclaimed board member Barbara Kennedy as she studied a chart comparing scores on the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) tests...
Assessor says why tax base has grown (07/20/11)
Marshall County's property tax base increased during the past 12 months for a variety of reasons, according to the property assessor. "The assessor's office appraised all new construction in the county, did a thorough review, made prorations on construction that required prorating, made various other changes that would increase property values such as additions to homes and other buildings," Property Assessor Linda Haislip said late last week...
After helping with 3-on-3 tourney, Haislip talks of his life in the pros (07/20/11)
Professional basketball player Marcus Haislip is back in his hometown of Lewisburg considering options on where he'll play next. Most recently, he's played for a team in China. "I've definitely seen some tough cities," Haislip said during a Saturday interview while seated in his black Ford pickup truck parked at Jones Park where the annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament was about to begin...
Super Pull of the South starts Friday (07/20/11)
CHAPEL HILL -- It's tractor and truck pulling time in Chapel Hill. That's according to Lions Club members who are roaring here in North Marshall County. The Lions Super Pull of the South Truck and Tractor Pull, held each year in Chapel Hill, is recognized as attracting the largest single audience for a sporting event in Marshall County...
Generals counter offensive spoils 12U comeback (07/20/11)
Manager Mike Bailey and his District 8 12U champions' gallant comeback was spoiled by the host Franklin Generals in an 8-7 defeat in the semifinals of the Cal Ripken State Tournament Sunday at Liberty Park, ending the Marshall County all-stars' summer campaign. "We didn't give up, that's the main thing," said Marshall County head coach Mike Bailey. "We played hard all the way through and I thought we had a good chance. We had them right where we wanted them and just could not get it done."
Marshall County jettisoned from 15U state tournament (07/20/11)
Steve Hobbs and the Marshall County Babe Ruth 15 year old all-stars arrived at the State Tournament in Fayetteville on a high after coming from behind to capture the District 8 Tournament over Lawrenceburg, but quickly fell to earth as they were eliminated from season competition in just games.
Obituary: James K. Potts (07/20/11)
James K. Potts, 70, of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, July16, 2011, at his residence in Lewisburg. A native of Lawrenceburg, he was the son of the late Bessie Mae and William S. Potts. Mr. Potts was retired from Gibbs Bros. Construction Co. in Nashville...
Obituary: Charles Matthew Hayes (07/20/11)
Charles Matthew "Matt" Hayes, 28, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, July 14, 2011, in an accident near Morristown. Matt was born in Maury County, and was a resident of Marshall County, son of Tommy and Helen Curtis Hayes. He was a 2001 graduate of Marshall County High School and a graduate of the University of Tennessee Knoxville. He was employed as a surveyor with Wilson and Associates...
Obituary: Homer Zimmerle (07/20/11)
Homer "Daddy Doc" Zimmerle, 90, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday morning, July 14, 2011, in Lewisburg. Mr. Zimmerle was born in Davidson County, and was a son of the late Louis William and Chloe Redding Zimmerle. He served in the United States Army during World War II and retired after 20 years of service with AVCO Industries of Nashville. Mr. Zimmerle attended the Chapel Hill Church of Christ and was a member of the Chapel Hill Senior Citizens...
Obituary: Wadean Sanders Bourne (07/20/11)
Wadean Sanders Bourne, née Brown, died during the night Friday, June 24, 2011, of natural causes at the Harvard Square Assisted Living residence in Denver, Colo. She was 91 years old, free of pain or illness. The day of her passing, she had a pleasant lunch with her son Wes, and later told a hospice nurse she felt "eternal peace."...