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Stories from Friday, October 28, 2011

Joblessness up slightly (10/28/11)
Marshall County's unemployment rate has increased slightly from August to September, according to the latest figures released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Re-enactment takes volunteers for show (10/28/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Two young men from Lewisburg volunteered to participate in re-enactments of life in uniform for Union and Confederate Army soldiers some 150 years ago, fired rifles of that era and had a grand time last weekend. Greg Webb, 20, who works at Kroger and the Lewisburg Fire Department, and William Jones, 19, a self-employed mechanic, were at the Marshall County Ag Expo Center on Robin Hood Road last Saturday where Lance "Hollywood" Spradlin of Dickson, Tenn., was encamped.. ...
Bonuses for employees likely from Jobs Bill (10/28/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer More than a year after the federal Jobs Bill was signed into law, bonuses for school system employees are being discussed. "How much are we going to use, and what for?" budget committee chairman Donnie Moses asked, referring to the Jobs Bill money...
State to foster job creation by business (10/28/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Opportunities, methods and challenges while working to achieve Gov. Bill Haslam's goal - to make Tennessee the No. 1 place among southeastern states for high quality jobs - were discussed Wednesday afternoon at Columbia State Community College...
Accused rapist's trial called off (10/28/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A man from New York who was due to go on trial for rape next week will not have to make another trip to Marshall County. The decision was announced in Circuit Court Wednesday by Assistant District Attorney Eddie Barnard. "The victim says she does not wish to proceed," Barnard told Judge Robert Crigler. ...
Tiffanie McCafferty helps fund Honor Flight (10/28/11)
Special to the Tribune Tiffanie McCafferty may only be a sophomore in high school, but she's accomplishing more than many people two or three times her age. Tiffanie, a former Cornersville School student, helped raise $4,300 so military veterans could travel to the nation's capitol to see monuments honoring their service...
County gridiron squads press on towards playoffs (10/28/11)
Week 10 of the prep football season brings high drama for two of the three county squads as they finish the regular season and press on towards the first round of the playoffs. The Forrest Rockets (7-2, 4-1) control not only their destiny, but first place Eagleville's as well when they square off versus longtime rival Moore County (6-3, 3-2) under the lights in Lynchburg Friday night.
Forrest Band of Blue takes silver at Colt Classic (10/28/11)
On Saturday, the Forrest Rocket Band of Blue travelled to Glencliff High School in Nashville for a performance at 21st Annual Colt Classic. Twenty-eight marching bands competed and Forrest took home some top honors in Field Commander, Percussion, Color Guard, and First Place Band in their class.
MCHS bowling teams sweep Tullahoma (10/28/11)
It was a productive night for both Marshall County bowling teams, as the Tigerettes defeated the Tullahoma Lady Wildcats 21-6 at Fun Time Bowling in Lewisburg on Monday to run their record to 2-1, while the Tigers picked up their first win of the season with a 23-4 triumph over the Wildcats. "Coming off a loss last week, I thought we rebounded pretty well," said Marshall County coach Robby Giles. "We've got a lot of new players on both teams and we're showing improvement every week."
Dorothy Pettes Cory (10/28/11)
Dorothy Pettes Cory, 74, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg Merihil. Ms. Cory was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late James C. and Mamie Holder Pettes. She was a 1955 graduate of Cornersville High School. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Eugene Haskins (10/28/11)
Eugene Haskins, 57, of the Halls Mill Community of Bedford County, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. Mr. Haskins was born in Bedford County and worked for Genesco, Inc. of Chapel Hill for 37 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Clifton Ira Haskins...
Terry David Jackson (10/28/11)
Memorial services for Terry David Jackson, 65, of Fayetteville will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at Higgins Funeral Home. Mr. Jackson passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, in Donalson Care Center. He was a native of Indiana, son of the late Dale Lomax Sr. ...
Mary Frances Williams (10/28/11)
Mary Frances "Granny" Williams, 84, of the Farmington Community of Marshall County, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. A native of Marshall County, she was a daughter of the late William Lindsey and Mary Rebecca Andrews Hill. Mrs. Williams was a homemaker and baled hay for the public for 26 years. She was a member of Farmington United Methodist Church...
Public Record (10/28/11)
Marriage licenses John Ryan Ledford Adams and Amanda June Headrick; William Chad Brown and Kayla Deelaine Walker; Daniel Stephen Walsh and Trisha Renee Pautzke. Business listings Cecy's Cleaning Service, 2115 Horton Way, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Maria C. ...
Enough of separation of church and state (10/28/11)
Thank you Jesus for giving me a forum where I can voice my opinion. I just read another, of many articles where the headline starts out, Atheist Group Tries to Stop Prayers at High School Football Games. Separation of church and state is a vague law that is overused by the Freedom from Religion Foundation. I believe their goal is nothing more than to look for reasons to get headlines to promote their foundation...
Sleeping with the enemy is horrible (10/28/11)
Actually, "Sleeping with the Enemy," a thrilling movie that came out 20 years ago starring Julia Roberts, is really pretty good and its plot still rings true this month. Roberts' character escapes from an abusive relationship with clever preparation, but her husband notices a critical mistake, tracks her down and, well, telling more would ruin the show...