[Nameplate] Fair ~ 61°F  
High: 88°F ~ Low: 58°F
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Crime reports (09/28/11)
Arrested and charged with driving under the influence Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested and charged with four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor Arrested and charged with evading arrest, resisting arrest, reckless driving, and driving on a revoked license...
Houseguest pleads guilty of crimes against girl, 6 (09/28/11)
A Lawrenceburg man who pled guilty to a charge of aggravated sexual battery was sentenced to nine years in prison last week. J. T. Franklin, 45, was living with his six-year-old victim's family in Lewisburg during December 2010 when the offence occurred...
Fee waiver at issue for city, county (09/28/11)
Construction contracts for Lewisburg's $13 million sewage treatment plant expansion and holding tank say there's no fee for construction permits, but the building official wasn't told. Waiving fees for such a project - one of them would cost $22,710 - is a decision that's beyond his pay grade, Marshall County Building Official Don Nelson said last week when he took the question to a county committee...
Briefs (09/28/11)
Lewisburg chiropractor Dr. John B. Billingsley was one of 500 attendees at a three-day educational seminar recently held in Murfreesboro, and participated in 24 hours of continued education. Billingsley also attended the Tennessee Chiropractic Association statewide meeting...
2011 season ends for another year of Cruisin' the Square (09/28/11)
Autumn has arrived and that spells the end of this year's Cruisin' the Square in Lewisburg where on Saturday dozens of classic cars were on display. The end-of-season show had no contest winner, but there were plenty of automobile enthusiasts who came for the camaraderie. There was no band, but the '50s Ice Cream Parlor/Pool Room was open...
Commissioner suggests study of metro gov't (09/28/11)
A Marshall County commissioner on Monday suggested that metropolitan government be studied as a management system here. Commission Chairman Mike Waggoner placed the subject on the commissioners' Oct. 24 agenda as requested by Commissioner Don Ledford...
Judge likely to resign this week (09/28/11)
Marshall County General Sessions Court Judge Steve Bowden will probably resign by Friday, according to County Attorney Bill Haywood. A special called meeting of the County Commission is anticipated next month to elect a successor. The exact date depends on which day Bowden submits his resignation...
Search on for missing man (09/28/11)
Police, fire fighters and the TBI helicopter searched for a missing man near Lewisburg Tuesday morning. At press time, they reported no success in the hunt for David Dickinson, 49, of Kentucky, who was reported missing Monday evening. More than 30 fire fighters started at 6 a.m. and searched both banks of Rock Creek, down as far as Old Lake Road and up as far as Fairview Market. They started from New Life Family Tabernacle on Fox Lane...
Tigers rout Raiders, await region showdown (09/28/11)
Well coached teams do not fall into traps and on Friday night, the Marshall County Tigers (4-1, 3-0) were the ones setting and springing the trap in a big 35-14 no doubt about it win, ruining Spring Hill's homecoming gala. Not letting his team get too high from the win, MCHS head coach Tom Turchetta said after the game, "I don't know if we took care of business, we started to take care of business. This team is in uncharted waters, we have not been in a position to be a favorite, we have been fighting our way from the bottom up, and we didn't handle it very well."
FMS Rockets outgunned in Unionville (09/28/11)
The FMS Rockets limped out of the box this season, losing three straight before ripping off consecutive wins over Westwood, Eagleville, and Liberty to even their record at 3-3, keeping their hopes alive of reaching the Duck River Valley Conference Championship game. It all came down to a win over a Community team they had never lost to before.
Obituary: Dorothy J. Moore (09/28/11)
Dorothy J. Moore, 71, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Moore was a daughter of the late Tommie Loyd and Ellen Ruth Clifford Hazlett. She was a homemaker and a member of Farmington Baptist Church where she served as church clerk since 1984...
Obituary: Jean Clay (09/28/11)
Jean Clay, 94, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 in Goodlettsville. Mrs. Clay was born in Marshall County and was a homemaker. She was a daughter of the late Patrick and Ethel Derryberry Aldridge. Mrs. Clay was a lifelong member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Gordon Clay, who died in 1961...