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Stories from Friday, July 22, 2011

City looking to help Craig Moore Road residents (07/22/11)
Steps were taken Thursday toward helping Craig Moore Road residents who have unusable well water just west of Lewisburg, according to a decision by the city's Water and Wastewater Board. Chemicals and natural elements found in two wells first tested by Waste Management Inc., the parent company of Cedar Ridge Landfill, are not substances found at Cedar Ridge, a company official said during the monthly board meeting. ...
Holmes promoted to brigadier general (07/22/11)
NASHVILLE -- The man who led Tennessee National Guard troops from Marshall County in Iraq has officially been promoted to brigadier general. Jeffrey H. Holmes, of Lascassas, an architect with the Brentwood-based firm of Hart Freeland Roberts, was promoted from colonel during ceremonies in Jackson, Tenn., on Sunday, July 10...
Tyrades! Captain America: Old glory or new glory? (07/22/11)
"Mr. Putin, tear down this movie poster!" That's what I wanted to declare when I learned that three countries (Russia, Ukraine and South Korea) will not be using the full name of the upcoming motion picture "Captain America: The First Avenger" -- instead advertising just the watered-down "First Avenger" portion...
'50s parlor entering Fiddles music venue (07/22/11)
A Lewisburg couple is expanding its business interests here, the wife said last week as one of her landlords said it would help him repay a loan from the city. Robert and Judy Crane, the couple authorized by the city to open Judy's Game Room on Second Avenue North, plan to open an ice cream parlor just downhill from the Marshall County Community Theatre...
School board plans to pass final budget (07/22/11)
School board members plan to review and pass the final version of their budget at a special-called meeting on Aug. 1. Every board member except Barbara Kennedy was at the budget committee's meeting Tuesday night, with assistant director Dr. Larry Miller filling in for Roy Dukes, who is on vacation...
Reapportionment anticipated Monday by county commission (07/22/11)
The political jurisdiction lines for all nine of Marshall County's election districts could change Monday night when and if a majority of the county commissioners vote for new lines. The University of Tennessee's County Technical Assistance Service used computer programs including a Geographic Information System to help draw political lines between county districts, Elections Administrator Tristan Arnold said...
For second time, town thief denied parole (07/22/11)
The man who confessed to stealing more than $85,000 from Cornersville should remain a state prisoner at least until he's eligible for another parole hearing. That's what the Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole decided last week when answering Eric Brangenberg's request for early release. It was the second time he's been denied...
Briefs (07/22/11)
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...
Two indicted for assault (07/22/11)
The two women who allegedly attacked a teenager in Wal-Mart last month were indicted by the grand jury Wednesday. Tabitha Brown, 33, and Symetra Brown, 35, both of Woodlawn Avenue, Lewisburg, were indicted on one count each of aggravated assault. The sisters are due back in Circuit Court with their appointed attorneys for arraignment on Aug. 3...
Redevelopment of Exit 32 includes store (07/22/11)
A Marshall County man plans to develop his land in the southeast quadrant of Exit 32 on Interstate 65 with a convenience store. "We're wanting to get a new building put up," Wayne Wright of Globe Road said Wednesday, "but we're sort of at a standstill until the road is finished."...
Nine homes' wells aren't usable (07/22/11)
Several residents on the east side of Craig Moore Road just north of Mooresville Pike are complaining their well water is unusable, according to spokesmen at some of the households. Marshall County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett has also described the residents' water as unusable, but he declined to "speculate" as to the cause of what's happened. Several residents interviewed Wednesday were willing to describe what happened...
Teacher, wife go 'Live!' with Regis (07/22/11)
A Lewisburg teacher and his wife were on national television last week. English as a Second Language teacher Alex Tyshkevych and his wife Annie went to New York City to appear on the "Live! with Regis and Kelly" show on ABC-TV. They were part of Fix My Man Week, in which women get help with their men...
Rain interrupts play before county squads notch late night wins (07/22/11)
At about a quarter to three Thursday afternoon, a summer storm backed up on Marshall County from the east, sending sheets of rain and high winds across the Richard Cashion Sports Complex in Lewisburg that were so severe that it looked like it would be impossible to resume play in the Babe Ruth Southeast Region Softball Tournament. However, anyone who knows Marshall County Youth Baseball and Softball League Field Representative Mike Tatum is well aware of the miracles he can work in getting the softball diamonds back in playing conditions.
SE Regional Softball Tournament underway in Lewisburg (07/22/11)
The Babe Ruth Southeast Regional Softball Tournament kicked off Wednesday night at Rock Creek Park in Lewisburg with a welcome picnic and on Thursday, twenty teams began play in 10U and 12U action at the Richard Cashion Sports Complex in Lewisburg. Marshall County Youth Baseball & Softball League (MCYBSL) president Bobby Hurt said on Wednesday about the event, "Everything has gone good so far, we had a little rain tonight, but everybody has kept their spirits up and we are ready for some good ball starting tomorrow."
Leonard game winner not enough for state title (07/22/11)
On Tuesday, at the Jonathan D. Hollingsworth Memorial Field in Lewisburg, skipper Mike Tatum and his band of 14-year-old Marshall County Babe Ruth all-stars wanted to give the hometown crowd something to cheer about after being sent to the state tournament loser's bracket the night before by Lawrenceburg. They did, for one game at least.
Indoor football league eyes Shelbyville for team (07/22/11)
SHELBYVILLE -- The president of the Ultimate Indoor Football League says he plans to visit Shelbyville, Tenn., to scout the city for an expansion franchise. Andrew Haines told the Shelbyville Times-Gazette he likely will look at the town's Calsonic Arena as a location for league games...
Obituary: Edna Collier (07/22/11)
Edna Collier, 98, of Byrdstown, formerly of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at her residence. Mrs. Collier was a native of Maury County, and daughter of the late Charlie Ernest and Johnnie Bell Irvin Martin. She was retired from the Cumberland Mountain State Park as the restaurant manager. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: Betty Scharff Gipson Sinclair (07/22/11)
Betty Scharff Gipson Sinclair, 91, died Saturday, July 2, 2011, at her central Florida home. She was born March 12, 1920, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Dr. Edwin Stanly Scharff and Betty Krieger. From age two she resided in New Orleans, La. with her father, a physician and lifetime member of the Orleans Parish Medical Society. ...
Public records (07/22/11)
Business Listings 50s Ice Cream Parlor, 106 West Church Street, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Judy Crane; Andy Gill Contractors, 3117 Monte Murrey Road, Lewisburg TN 37091, owner: Andy Gill; Hummingbird Springs Treehouse Camping and Arborist; 1402 Edwards Hollow Road, Cornersville, TN 37047, owner: John Bolender; My Yugioh, 3612 Clark Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Archie D. Mathews; White Horse Trading Co, 539 West Commerce Street, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: R. J. Taylor...
Valentine: Here's the real story about the poor (07/22/11)
What is poor? That's the question the Heritage Foundation explored in their study 'What is Poverty in the United States Today?' The answers might surprise you. First, let's explore our perception of poverty. The Catholic Campaign for Human Development polled Americans and asked them, "How would you describe being poor in the U.S.?" The vast majority focused on homelessness and hunger or not being able to eat properly, and things like electricity and running water. ...
Alexander: Balancing the budget creates jobs (07/22/11)
WASHINGTON --Joining other Republican senators who've been governors, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander on Tuesday advocated a balanced federal budget like most state governments. "One way balancing the budget helps create jobs is if we keep our interest payments down," Alexander said. "We keep our taxes down. We can spend our money wisely on things that count...
Letter: Senior Center is really nice (07/22/11)
To the editor: Just by accident, I learned that the City of Chapel Hill had a new Senior Citizens Center located on Depot Street. A lady happened to stop by my garage sale that I was having and mentioned that there was a new center on Depot Street. Otherwise, I would have never known...