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Stories from Friday, October 21, 2011

United Daughters of the Confederacy remembers Farmington battle (10/21/11)
Ghost Walk
Water pollution avoided with new Lewisburg pipeline (10/21/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Construction plans are ready for a pipeline to Craig Moore Road residents whose well water became unusable this summer. And Lewisburg Water and Wastewater Superintendent Kenneth Carr anticipated the department would call for bids on the construction contract next week...
County to eye metro, borrowing (10/21/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer With a local economy that still reflects recessionary conditions, Marshall County commissioners are scheduled Monday to make decisions on money management and consider a request that they, at least, study consolidation of government to see if it can save taxpayers' money...
Town wins police case (10/21/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Cornersville and three named town officials are free of litigation brought by a dismissed police officer who alleged their streets are a "speed trap" and that he was fired because he spoke out against a "five ticket quota" system...
Community 'happy' with school calendar, says survey (10/21/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer The "overwhelming majority" of Marshall County residents who responded to a recent survey about the schools' calendar are happy with it. This was revealed at a meeting of the Central Office calendar committee Wednesday. Led by supervisor of secondary instruction Julie Thomas, assisted by elementary supervisor Vylatte Gooch and attendance and testing supervisor Dr. ...
CRIME REPORTS (10/21/11)
Thefts and vandalism reported Served with warrants at Marshall County Jail Arrested and charged with driving under the influence Arrested and charged with public intoxication According to the report by Lewisburg Police Officer Steve Sanders, Welch and Brown were involved in a disturbance at Leonard's Outer Edge on Oct. 15, and "both were intoxicated to the extent that they were a danger to themselves and other persons."...
Appeal denied, Sullivan jailed (10/21/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Cornersville man who was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter over 18 months ago has started serving his sentence. Donnie Lee Sullivan, 54, was sentenced to four years and nine months in March 2010, but remained free on bond, pending the result of his appeal...
4-H volunteers play a vital role in youth development (10/21/11)
By Claire Garrell Special to the Tribune 4-H volunteers play a vital role in the ongoing growth and development of the 4-H and Youth Development Program. More than 6,000 volunteers help throughout the state. 4-H gives volunteers the opportunity to serve based upon their interests, skills and time. Coupled with the needs and interests of youth in the local community, it makes the perfect match for fostering a positive relationship among youth and adults...
Joe Brandon honored as economic development lifetime member (10/21/11)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC) has recognized Joe Brandon of Marshall County as recipient of the 2011 Lifetime Membership Award. Brandon's decades of tireless leadership in economic development were honored in his selection as a TEDC Lifetime Member...
Tigers, Rockets take to the road (10/21/11)
The prep football season is down to the nitty and gritty this week as both Marshall County and Forrest take to the road for a pair of key Week 9 match-ups that will go a long way in deciding playoff seeding and a home game in the first round on November 4. The Rockets will face archrival Cascade in Wartrace Friday night and they will be in for the fight of their lives as they face a Champion team that has won four Sept. 9.
FMS squads sweep Westwood in season opener (10/21/11)
It's hard to believe, but on Monday, hoops officially got underway in Marshall County as Forrest Middle School entertained Westwood and it turned out good for both the boys and girls in a sweep over their namesakes from Manchester. The Lady Rockets jumped out early on Westwood, scoring the first ten points of the game before cruising home to a 39-22 win.
FMS swept away by purple storm (10/21/11)
A bright, sunny day turned into a purple storm for the FMS basketball squads on Tuesday as Community Middle School travelled to Chapel Hill and completed a sweep of the night's action. The FMS Lady Rockets gave all they had versus the pre-season Duck River Valley Conference favorites Viqueens before succumbing 41-23.
Band of Blue's busy schedule brings awards (10/21/11)
After taking a week off to host The Middle Tennessee Small Band Championship, the Forrest Rocket Band of Blue competed at the 19th Annual "Tennessee Valley Invitational Marching Contest" on Saturday in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. This was the third consecutive year that the band made the two and a half hour trek to the competition, hosted by Muscle Shoals High School Trojan Marching Band. There was thirty-four bands competing at the contest and the Rocket Band of Blue came back home with several awards, including a superior rating in Band, Percussion, Field Commander, and Guard.
Bennett bags a big one (10/21/11)
Seven-year-old Hunter Bennett earned his first name on the morning of Friday October 14 when the youngster harvested his first deer with a crossbow from 35 yards out in Chapel Hill. The eight point buck was field-dressed at 158 lbs. Hunter was excited to know that his first deer was bigger than anything his dad (Philip Bennett) has ever killed, or many other hunters have ever killed. What a trophy for the young hunter's first kill!
Jossie Mai Flye (10/21/11)
Jossie Mai Flye, 76, of Birmingham, Ala., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011. She was a member of Valley East Baptist Church and an active member of Morris Senior Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Gean Flye; daughter, Nedra Pierce; and brother, Lane Allen...
Jason Bernard Gilbert (10/21/11)
Jason Bernard Gilbert, of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. He was 25 years old and employed at CKNA Automotive. He is survived by his parents, John Thomas Gilbert and Janella Goff Gilbert of Pulaski; brother, John Gilbert and wife Claudia of Murfreesboro; partner in life, Crystal Gilliam; several nieces and nephews; and two godsons, Tori and K.J...
Public Record (10/21/11)
Marriage licenses Alan Michael Curtner and Maria Esmeralda Caraballo; Branden Schuyler Davidson and Amanda Deann McCord; Daniel Lee Dunnivant and Kayla Brooke Allen; Lonnie Joe Hodge and Margie Louise Ethridge Westmoreland; Steven Lee Lentz and Teresa Darlene Bailey; Brian Lawrence Sheppard and Lori Ann Magnon Neese; Mark Allen Stuard and Kathy Ann Harp Disch...
Moonshine, other crime arise during such times (10/21/11)
The state revenuer was asked for his opinion on why people continued to distill various grains into moonshine. His answer was simple. "Unemployment going up. Price of sugar coming down. People gonna make some 'shine." It was 1972, some 40 miles south of Atlanta and the simple law of supply and demand was in full swing in a little town that recently approved a referendum so a dry county could allow liquor stores...
Hiring decision criticized (10/21/11)
To the editor: I'd like to respond to the Letter to the Editor in Oct. 14th's paper. I would like to say that I agree with everything Mrs. Reese had to say. I would also like to add that I am the sister of Brenda Beatty, who was a prime candidate for the Clerk and Master position. ...