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Stories from Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Hierholzer's last day chronicled by author (08/24/11)
A book has been published telling about the last day of Sgt. David Hierholzer, the Marshall County man who died in Afghanistan. The book, "Shudergay," pronounced Shoe-duh-gay and named for the town where Hierholzer died, presents "an example of heroism that lives up admirably to the courageous standards of the 10th Mountain Division," according to Internet publicity for the book by James F. Christ...
Three from Smyrna indicted by grand jury (08/24/11)
The three young people from Smyrna who were allegedly caught stealing items from a home on Kenny Nelson Road on May 8 were indicted by the Marshall County Grand Jury last week. Mariah Janee McCutcheon, 21, and Jacobi Vaughn Moore, 18, are both charged with aggravated burglary and theft...
Crime reports (08/24/11)
Arrested and charged with evading arrest in a motor vehicle and reckless endangerment, and cited for reckless driving According to the report by Marshall County Sheriff's Capt. Bart Fagan, at about 10 p.m. Aug. 19, Rowland was clocked at 62 mph in the 30 mph zone on Cornersville Road just south of Lambert Lumber. ...
Branch library cut from budget (08/24/11)
A Chapel Hill alderwoman on Monday asked Marshall County commissioners to spend money for a library branch in her town's community center. County budget committeemen should be commended for including funds to open a library in the north end of the county, Alderwoman Marion Joyce said, but she was disappointed that the request was cut from the spending plan considered Monday...
Futurity admission is free tonight (08/24/11)
Admission will be free tonight at the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association National Futurity, due to start at 5:30 p.m. at the Calsonic Arena on the Celebration grounds in Shelbyville. The futurity will feature a special exhibition by 2002 World Grand Champion Out On Parole...
Lawmakers honored for Anti-terrorism legislation (08/24/11)
The Marshall County Republican Party has named two men as "Legislators of the Year," according to an announcement from county GOP Chairman Billy Spivey and Vice-Chair Janet Heckle. Sen. Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and Rep. Judd Matheny (R-Tullahoma) "are grounded in the conservative principles that made our nation the greatest nation on earth - limited government, free enterprise, individual freedoms and traditional values," Spivey said. ...
Briefs (08/24/11)
Yell Road at Cheek Road will be closed for approximately six weeks, starting Thursday, Aug. 25, for bridge construction. The Marshall County Highway Department apologizes for any inconvenience. Pre-registration is open until Sunday, Aug. 28, for the 3rd Annual Friends of Henry Horton State Park 5K Run/Walk which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 3, starting with signup at 6:15 a.m. For more information, e-mail Cecile Wiser at cpwiser@gmail.com...
Bypass, SR-373 ready for inspection (08/24/11)
COLUMBIA -- State Transportation Commissioner John Schroer is set to inspect road construction projects in Marshall County on Sept. 15, his office reports. "I always liked it when state leaders came to visit," Schroer said, citing his experience when he was mayor of Franklin and chairman of the Franklin Special School District...
Capt. Lynch takes helmet to retirement (08/24/11)
Good retirement parties are part family reunion and part roast where cousins rat-out the "soon to be departed." And that's the way it was Thursday evening at the Lewisburg Recreation Center's meeting hall. Lewisburg Fire Capt. William Lynch, however, was forced to tell on himself even though he'd already spilled the beans to the newspaper, which not only caught the mess, but raked in Lynch's later remarks that mollified the mess...
Grant sought for those with bad wells (08/24/11)
Lewisburg's water board is recommending city councilmen authorize a grant application to fund extension of a pipeline to Craig Moore Road residents whose well water became unusable this summer. Nine dwellings' water source went bad for undetermined reasons. A state geologist said he believes the source is the city's old landfill leaking soiled water. Some residents suspect road construction blasting shifted rock formations...
Board insurer settles case (08/24/11)
A former school bus driver who sued the Board of Education settled his case early this month, a week before it was due to go to trial on Aug. 9. Larry Barlar is satisfied with the amount of his confidential settlement, he said Monday. In June 2009, Barler's employment with the county was discontinued...
Rockets stand tall before falling (08/24/11)
In Linden, the football battle cry is "row Vikings row" and in Chapel Hill Friday night, the 2010 Class A state semi-finalists found the navigation tough as the underdog Forrest Rockets held a 7-0 halftime lead before Perry County's master and commander Jacob Tucker led his squad to a second half comeback and a 22-7 opening night win. Forrest head coach Kyle Stacey said after the game, "What made the difference in my eyes was when Tucker decided I am going to take it into my hands and not only pass it, but run."
Tigerettes garner all-district honors (08/24/11)
Obituary: Elizabeth Elaine Phillips (08/24/11)
Elizabeth Elaine Phillips, 63, of Cornersville, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at her residence. Ms. Phillips was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late William Glenn and Elsie Elaine Norwood Phillips. She was a member of the Church of Christ and she was a homemaker...
Obituary: Emily Rochelle Farlow Uselton (08/24/11)
Emily Rochelle Farlow Uselton, 69, of Town Creek, Ala., formerly of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Uselton was a daughter of the late John Andrew and Catherine O'Bera Logue Farlow. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Sugar and Spice in Lewisburg. She was of the Baptist faith...
Obituary: Rosa Lee Perryman (08/24/11)
Rosa Lee Perryman, 92, of the Ostella Community, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mrs. Perryman was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late James William and Mary Cordelia Maxwell Agent. She was a homemaker and member of the Hardin Chapel Church of Christ...
Obituary: Clarence Franklin Greene (08/24/11)
Clarence Franklin Greene, 49, of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at his residence. He was the son of the late Unice Callaghan Green and Dossie Glenn Green and was an automobile sales person. Mr. Green was preceded in death by his parents...
Obituary: Donald Matthews Scott (08/24/11)
Donald Matthews Scott, 85, well-known Columbia grocer and farmer in the Sawdust Community, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at St. Thomas Hospice. Born and reared in Maury County, he was the son of the late Allen Burnley Scott and Bessie Belle Matthews Scott and attended Culleoka schools. ...
Obituary: Bobby Joe Robert Sharp (08/24/11)
Bobby Joe Robert Sharp, 65, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Aug.18, 2011, at NHC-Lewisburg. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Alene Ervin and Morgan Douglas Sharp. He was a former employee of Coca Cola and Cosmolab Cosmetics Corporation and a member of the First Assembly of God in Lewisburg...
Obituary: Mildred Davidson Craig (08/24/11)
Mildred Davidson Craig, 83, retired from Alford's Pharmacy in Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at her residence on B. Kerr Road in the Culleoka Community. The Maury County native was the daughter of the late Bruce Davidson and Mary Sharp Davidson. She attended schools in the Fountain Heights and Culleoka communities and was a member of Scribner's Mill Church of Christ...