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Stories from Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Crushing new cars (11/02/11)
From staff reports CORNERSVILLE - Hundreds of new Kia cars were being crushed Tuesday, and the work could be continuing today where an auto train derailed last month. Tennessee Valley Recycling of Pulaski got the contract for crushing the cars, while a Cornersville business was hired to remove and recycle the railroad's rubble left after 16 auto train cars left the CSX tracks near Underpass Road northeast of town...
Metro has two forums this month (11/02/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Consideration of a proposal to study consolidation of Marshall County with some or all of its municipalities has at least two forums this month as the county mayor and a commissioner may be heard by a panel of municipal leaders and Chapel Hill's town board...
Boy's leg shot (11/02/11)
From staff reports A 12-year-old Marshall County boy suffered an accidental gunshot wound to his left leg Saturday afternoon after he and his father returned to their vehicle from a deer hunt, the sheriff said that evening. Sheriff's Detective Tony Nichols was investigating the mishap in the Belfast area at about 4:15 p.m. when Samuel Crane, son of Shane Crane, was injured, Sheriff Norman Dalton said. The boy was taken by helicopter ambulance to Vanderbilt University Medical Center...
Patricia Morgan honored by Lewisburg Gas Department (11/02/11)
A luncheon to honor former General Manager the late Patricia Morgan was hosted by the Lewisburg Gas Department Board of Directors on Aug. 26. Current Gas Board members are Chairman James Chapman, Al Henderson, and Ronald B. McRady. The luncheon was held in the auditorium of the Lewisburg Gas Department on Ellington Parkway and was catered by the Starlight Café. In attendance were Mrs. Morgan's family: mother Grace Moore, sister Joy Harris, daughter Misty Reese, and son Tim Morgan...
Crime Reports (11/02/11)
A stolen car crashed in Lewisburg Saturday night, injuring the driver and damaging two houses. About 9 p.m. Oct. 29, Officer Clint Newbill was patrolling on Nashville Highway when he was forced on to the shoulder by a car coming toward him in the center of the road. Newbill turned around and activated his blue lights, and, later, his siren, trying to stop the car...
Forrest has new advisory council (11/02/11)
High achieving schools all possess similar characteristics. Successful schools emphasize academics for both college-bound and vocational-bound students, recognize the importance of caring for the whole child and his circumstance, and encourage involvement by all stakeholders. ...
FMS Lady Rockets stun Moore County (11/02/11)
The FMS Lady Rockets were in the midst of a three-game losing streak before stunning the Moore County Raiderettes in a 32-18 coast-to-coast win Thursday night in Chapel Hill. Forrest jumped out early and never looked back, beginning with an impressive defensive display in the first quarter that led to an 11-0 run to start the ballgame.
Tigers outgun East Hickman (11/02/11)
Records are meant to be broken. Marshall County senior tailback Trevor Irizarry made history on Friday night when he broke MCHS' single game rushing record by racking up 319 yards and six touchdowns on 22 carries to help lead the Tigers to a 39-18 home victory over the East Hickman Eagles. Former Marshall County great Rodney Davis previously held the single game rushing record with a 291-yard outburst against Brentwood in 1983.
Bulldogs repel Raiders (11/02/11)
campaign with a flourish, as they notched their second straight win with a 32-14 home victory over archrival Richland in their season finale on Friday evening. Cornersville got off to a fast start and grabbed a 6-0 lead in the first quarter when quarterback Hayden McMahon hit Danny Gordon for a 15-yard touchdown strike.
Rockets' comeback falls short in Lynchburg (11/02/11)
A Scottish harr (cold, wet, and damp) lingered low over the field Friday night in Lynchburg and so did a playoff atmosphere as the Forrest Rockets took on the Moore County Raiders, who staved off a late rally by the visitors from Chapel Hill to win 28-21. "I knew it was going to be tough and I knew going into it, what they did on offense was going to be extremely difficult to defend," said FHS head coach Kyle Stacey. "We just could not seem to get a break and could not close the door on them and I think that was the difference in the game."
Rockets hit cold spell in 33-18 loss to Raiders (11/02/11)
For three games in a row, everything went the FMS Rockets' way as they garnered wins in each of the contests before hitting a cold spell on the offensive end versus Moore County and it cost them in a 33-18 loss to Raiders Thursday night in Chapel Hill. Forrest got off on the right track as Tyler Adcock scored underneath on the games' first possession before Moore County's Lee Huffer scored consecutive buckets and his teammate Spencer Reese scored a basket to give the Raiders a 6-2.
New Prospect pulls away from CMS Lady Bulldogs (11/02/11)
On Thursday night, the Cornersville Middle School Lady Bulldogs (1-3) were dealt their third straight loss when they were defeated 43-26 by the New Prospect Lady Tigers in Lawrenceburg. Using a stifling a full court press, New Prospect (2-0) built a 23-14 lead in the first half before outscoring CMS 20-12 over the final two quarters to claim the 17-point victory.
CMS Bulldogs can't keep pace with New Prospect (11/02/11)
It was a rough evening for the Cornersville Middle School Bulldogs (0-4), as they suffered a 51-16 loss on the road to the New Prospect Tigers on Thursday. Exploiting their noticeable height advantage inside, New Prospect dominated the first two quarters of play and forged a 36-7 lead in the first half.
Dr. Dianne Isbell Derryberry (11/02/11)
Dr. Dianne Isbell Derryberry, 62, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Dr. Derryberry was a native of Maury County, and daughter of the late James Redman "J.R." and Annie Louise Hubbell Isbell. She was a counselor and former director of the Marshall County Mental Health Center and member of Wilson Hill Church of Christ...
Mattie Lee Wiles (11/02/11)
Mattie Lee Wiles, 90, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Wiles was a native of Toronto, Canada, and daughter of the late Charles R. and Jennie Bell Powell. She moved to Lewisburg in 1945 with her husband and son, Buddy, from Wilmington, N.C. She loved Tennessee and the Wiles family of 15 children. She retired from Venus Pencil Company after 30 years of employment. She was of the Christian faith...
William Frederick Smallwood (11/02/11)
William Frederick Smallwood, 38, of Petersburg, passed away Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at his residence. A native of Portsmouth, Va., he was the son of Frederick Kohler Smallwood of Picayune, Miss. and Kathleen Smallwood of Blythe, Calif. He was a computer programmer with Computer Science Corp. and a member of St. John Catholic Church...
James Eddie Farler (11/02/11)
James Eddie Farler, 52, of the Spring Place Community, died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Farler was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late William Farler and Lucille Fitzgerald Farler of the Spring Place Community. He was retired from the University of Tennessee Dairy Research and Education Center in Lewisburg...
Fletcher Hugh Cloyes Sr. (11/02/11)
Fletcher Hugh Cloyes Sr., 71, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. at his residence. Mr. Cloyes was a native of Memphis, and son of the late Fletcher Hanberry and Thelma Ward Craig Cloyes. He was a retired manager with General Motors Corporation and a member of St. John's Catholic Church...
Sarah Alice Brown Barnes (11/02/11)
Sarah Alice Brown Barnes, 87, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at NHC Lewisburg. She was a native of Maury County, the daughter of the late Walter E. and Sarah Sue Loftin Pruett. She was a retired bookkeeper for Pickens Pontiac and a member of Westvue Church of Christ for 68 years...
Lorene Neese Batten (11/02/11)
Lorene Neese Batten, 96, of Lewisburg, died Saturday morning, Oct. 22, 2011, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Batten was born in Grant, Okla., and was the daughter of the late Joel Lowe and Martha Elizabeth Harber Neese. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Lewisburg. She worked many years for Red Cedar Pencil Company and retired from Cosmolab, Inc. in Lewisburg...
Rebecca Joy Smith Davis (11/02/11)
Rebecca Joy Smith Davis, 65, of Petersburg, passed away on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at her residence. A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Nora Glendon Young Smith and James Warren Smith. She was a retired bank teller and a member of the Petersburg Church of Christ...
Jackie Sue Mitchell (11/02/11)
Jackie Sue Mitchell, 62, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at her residence. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Betty June Cozart Cherry and Joe Frank Cherry. She was a former factory worker and a homemaker and a member of a non-denominational faith...