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Stories from Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Induction into the Lewisburg Lions Club (10/19/11)
Photo submitted Mike Randles, left, is congratulated by Lion Lewis Cope after his recent induction into the Lewisburg Lions Club. The Lewisburg Lions Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p. m. at Russell Catering. Lions Clubs are a group of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs. ...
Bluegrass and Chicken Festival (10/19/11)
Lions make splash
Efficient furnace called EnergyRight (10/19/11)
Walker Die Casting participating in federal program
Jurors find street drug seller guilty (10/19/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Guilty on all charges was the verdict Tuesday for a man described as "right near the top" of an organized street gang involved in the distribution of crack cocaine in Lewisburg. Ray Anthony Ussery, 55, of Silver Creek Road, was charged in a five-count indictment with sale and delivery of less than 0.5 grams of crack cocaine, possession with intent to sell more than 0.5 grams of crack cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest. ...
Councilman encouraged by reaction (10/19/11)
City retreat strives for broader view of recession
Jury returns mixed verdict (10/19/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A jury deliberated for more than two hours before returning a mixed verdict in the case of a young man from Cornersville. The panel of seven men and five women decided that Bryan Aaron Williams, 19, was not guilty of one count of public indecency and not guilty of sexual battery. On the other four counts of the indictment - one count of public indecency and three counts of solicitation of a minor - Williams was found guilty as charged...
Petersburg gets first new store in years (10/19/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer PETERSBURG - A Dollar General store may be open this year in this town on the border between Marshall and Lincoln counties. "If all goes according to plan," Mayor James Owen told the Lions Club this month, "the store could be open for business by the end of this year."...
County 4-H dairy judges place in national contest (10/19/11)
By Rob Augustin III Special to the Tribune Marshall County's 4-H Dairy Judging Team recently attended the National Dairy Judging Contest in Wisconsin, where they competed against teams from 32 different states. The team represented Tennessee extremely well, finishing in 8th place for the Brown Swiss class, 10th in Jerseys, 12th in Holsteins and 17th overall. The event was conducted in Madison, Wisc...
Daughrity delivers on defense, Rockets roll on (10/19/11)
It was far from a perfect win for Forrest at the "Rock" in Chapel Hill Friday night, but the 35-14 senior night victory over Huntland kept the Rockets in the thick of the playoff hunt. "We had to have this one," said Forrest head coach Kyle Stacey. "This game was very crucial and we stressed to the kids this week that this was the first round of the playoffs."
Lady Rockets eliminated (10/19/11)
Forrest defender Candace Daughrity (2) fights to get out of the corner before a charging Emily Lewis (18) arrives for Cascade. The Forrest Lady Rockets' season ended in Wartrace Friday afternoon when they fell 2-0 to the Cascade Lady Champions in the quarterfinals of the District 11A/AA soccer tournament. Haley Edmondson scored at the 26:45 mark of the first half for Cascade, and Forrest could not muster any shots on goal and the half ended with the one-nil score. In the second half, Alyssa Hoover scored for the Lady Champs off an assist by Jennifer Molder at the 19:40 mark and once again, Forrest did not produce a shot on goal and the Lady Rockets' season was over. Forrest keeper Stacey Horton stopped 18 Cascade shots in the contest.
Tigerettes' season ends at Page (10/19/11)
After a District 11A/AA Tournament play-in game 4-2 win over inter-county Cornersville, the Marshall County Tigerettes earned the unenviable task of a trip to unbeaten Page on Saturday for the quarterfinals. Marshall County came out inspired on defense, holding the Lady Patriots scoreless until the 37:25 mark of the first half when Kelsy Wilkes turned in the box and drilled a laser past MCHS keeper Atlanta Ferguson.
Tigers pull away from Panthers (10/19/11)
With the playoffs fast approaching, the Marshall County Tigers improved their chances of hosting a first round home game by defeating District 12-A foe Lewis County 41-18 at Preston Hopkins Field on Friday night. The Panthers (5-3, 4-2 District) came into Friday's contest riding a five-game winning streak, but MCHS capitalized on several Lewis County mistakes in the first half and built a 20-6 lead midway through the second quarter...
Tigerettes rally past Lady Bulldogs (10/19/11)
The Marshall County Tigerettes kept their season alive for at least two more days by defeating the eighth seeded Cornersville Lady Bulldogs 4-2 at CHS in the District 11-A-AA tournament play in game on Thursday. After the two teams played to a 1-1 tie in their lone regular season encounter, the Lady Bulldogs held a 2-1 advantage at halftime in Thursday's contest, but the Tigerettes controlled the final 40 minutes and outscored Cornersville 3-0 during that span to advance to the quarterfinals of the District tourney.
Columbia Academy blasts Bulldogs (10/19/11)
On Friday, the Cornersville Bulldogs (0-8, 0-5 Region) suffered their worst loss in eight years when they were defeated 63-12 on the road by Columbia Academy (6-2, 3-2 Region). Having split the previous four meetings against Cornersville, CA jumped out to an early 14-0 lead before the Bulldogs narrowed the gap to 21-12 midway through the first quarter thanks to a 36-yard touchdown run by Dusty Currington and a Dillon Bean 22-yard TD catch.
Roger Dale Holder Sr. (10/19/11)
Roger Dale Holder Sr., 61, of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, in Nashville. A native of Giles County, Mr. Holder was a son of the late George Washington and Susie Christine Reeves Holder. He was formerly an assistant foreman with Durango Boot Co. with 25 years of service...
Paul Charles Holly (10/19/11)
Paul Charles "Bud" Holly, 89, of Nashville, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Holly was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Judge Robert Cecil and Erline Collins Holly. He was a graduate of Marshall County High School and was a retired supervisor with Genesco, Inc. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Hillsboro Church of Christ in Nashville...
Harril T. Collins (10/19/11)
Harril T. Collins, 71, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Collins was a native of Marshall County. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He had no immediate family. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, Oct. 13, in Lone Oak Cemetery...
Roy Elbert Sorrells (10/19/11)
Roy Elbert "Bert" Sorrells, 63, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Sorrells was a native of Lincoln County, and son of the late James Edward and Sarah Evelyn Whorley Sorrells. He was retired from Walker Die Casting and he was a member of Hannah's Gap Baptist Church...
Juanita Pack (10/19/11)
Juanita Pack, 74, of Petersburg, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Mrs. Pack was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late James Howard and Nina Mai Hastings Sowell. She was a former employee of Petersburg Manufacturing, Cosmolab, and Teledyne, and she retired from National Pen Corporation in 2001. She was a lifelong member of Catalpa Church of Christ...