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Stories from Wednesday, October 5, 2011

County attorney withdraws application for judgeship (10/05/11)
Marshall County Attorney Bill Haywood has withdrawn his name from consideration by county commissioners on Thursday night when the panel is to name a successor to recently resigned General Sessions Court Judge Steve Bowden.
Foundation awards two grants (10/05/11)
The Marshall Education Foundation has announced winners of the 2011 Teacher Classroom Grants. They are Jill Bibb, Josh Roberson, Mary Hickerson, Sally Hobbs, Brent Adcox and Vicky Carlton.
$500k spending decision deferred (10/05/11)
Marshall County Roads Superintendent Jerry Williams has spent half the $1 million borrowed for road repair and has requested support for his plan to spend the other half next year. "Nobody was informed that it would be three years," Williams said during a recent meeting of the county commission's Budget Committee when further discussion by the full commission was deferred until late this month...
Budget deliberations to start early (10/05/11)
Acutely aware that indecision on funding the Goats Music & More festival caused controversy and small town talk that the annual event might not continue, Lewisburg councilmen want to start working on next year's budget this winter.
Evangelist, dairyman remain missing (10/05/11)
Parents, siblings, the wife and children of the missing evangelist who spoke at a Lewisburg church 11 days ago have returned to their homes in other states and a week after he disappeared, the evangelist's father acknowledged what would appear to be an obvious conclusion.
Lorrie Morgan show offered at no charge to the public (10/05/11)
Grand Ole Opry star Lorrie Morgan takes the stage Friday night during Lewisburg's Ninth Annual Goats Music & More Festival in Rock Creek Park.
Tigers stung by Yellow Jackets, still control destiny (10/05/11)
The anticipation energy surrounding the first place region match-up between the Associated Press' newly inserted 4A tenth ranked Marshall County Tigers and 3A number three Fairview was off the charts on Homecoming night at Preston Hopkins Field in Lewisburg. The Yellow Jackets came into the contest undefeated, sporting a high flying offense, and it didn't take long for the visitors to put the sting on the Tigers as they jumped out to an early lead they would never surrender in a 35-16 win.
Lady Rockets knotted with MTCS on senior night (10/05/11)
The Forrest Lady Rockets, coming off a huge 6-2 win over Community last Tuesday, squandered a golden opportunity on Thursday as the MTCS Lady Cougars came away with a 2-2 tie to hold on to the all-important fourth place spot in the District 11A/AA standings. Forrest trails MTCS by three points in the standings with games remaining Tuesday at Cornersville and at Summit on Thursday in the regular season finale.
Rockets dealt 16-14 setback by Eagleville (10/05/11)
For the second year in a row, the Eagleville Eagles dealt the Forrest Rockets a big blow on a quest to the top of the District 9A standings with the latest setback coming at the "Rock" in Chapel Hill Friday night as the Rockets fell by two points 16-14. The Rockets (4-2, 1-1) were undefeated at 3-0 last season when they travelled to Eagleville and lost 14-10, but this time the tables were turned with the Eagles (7-0, 3-0) coming in unblemished.