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Stories from Friday, November 11, 2011

Normandy vet recalls D-Day Plus 1 (11/11/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer At least one Lewisburg man had no plan to attend the Veterans Day ceremony on the east lawn of the Marshall County Courthouse today. "I try not to think about it much," John W. Hargrove, 90, of Hillsdale Street, said of his experience during World War II when he was a prisoner of war after landing at Normandy, France...
City tables metro talk (11/11/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer On a split vote Tuesday, Lewisburg's City Council declined to take a stand against the idea of studying how consolidation of city and county services might save taxpayers money. Councilman Robin Minor sought to have City Manager David Orr write a letter to Marshall County leaders saying Lewisburg opposes merging with the county under a metropolitan charter until it's shown how that will benefit city residents...
3 plead guilty in soring conspiracy (11/11/11)
By Brian Mosely Special to the Tribune Three people at the center of a conspiracy to violate the Horse Protection Act pleaded guilty in Chattanooga on Tuesday. Barney Davis, 38, and Jeffery Bradford, 33, both of Lewisburg, and Christen Altman, 25, of Shelbyville, appeared for a federal court hearing and changed their pleas, admitting guilt...
First Commerce Bank receives 5 Star Award from Bauer Financial (11/11/11)
From staff reports Bill Marsh, First Commerce Bank's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today that the bank recently received Bauer Financial's prestigious 5 Star Award. "I am extremely pleased and proud of this 5 Star Award, especially during these turbulent economic times," Marsh said. "I contribute the bank's successes to the communities and families that the bank serves and to the outstanding Board of Directors and bank employees."...
PAWS Now wants to help Marshall County dogs (11/11/11)
In an interview before the Animal Control committee meeting Tuesday, PAWS Now leader Tisha Poling explained what the group stands for, and what it has been doing lately. When local dog lovers started getting involved with encouraging adoptions from the Animal Shelter, located on Woodside Avenue in Lewisburg, they called themselves LASA - Lewisburg Animal Shelter Adoptions...
Tigers, Rockets gear up for second round games (11/11/11)
seeded Marshall County Tigers (8-3) will once again enjoy some home cooking for Friday night's second round 4A playoff game versus the Sequoyah Chiefs (6-5), while the Forrest Rockets (8-3) take to the highway for a match-up versus the Decatur County-Riverside Panthers (4-6) in the 2A bracket. The Tigers (1984 state champions) are looking to advance past the second round for the first time since 2007 when they lost to David Lipscomb 32-13.
Tigerettes win another heart stopper (11/11/11)
Tigerette fans got their money's worth Tuesday night as they watched head coach Chris Coleman's squad trail for much of the night versus Spring Hill before competing another fourth quarter comeback to win 28-26. "Close calls are our specialty right now," said Coleman. "It feels good though to come up on the winning end."
Hoops Play Days prelude to real deal (11/11/11)
Football playoff fever is still in the air, but on Saturday, all six county basketball squads will be in action as they take part in pre-season Play Days with Forrest being one of six host sites for the Riverdale Lady Warrior Play Day and in Cornersville, boys head coach Adrian Wilson will host his annual Bulldog Play Day.
Tim Mealer (11/11/11)
Mr. Tim Mealer, age 51 of Lewisburg, died Thursday, November 10, 2011 in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Tim was a native of Marshall County, Tennessee and son of the late D.J. Mealer and Mrs. Virginia Darnell Mealer Bills of the Berlin Community. He was the owner and operator of Mealer Trucking. He was a member of the Lewisburg First Baptist Church...
Alice Virginia Woodward (11/11/11)
Alice Virginia Woodward, 89, of Lewisburg passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at Marshall Medical Center. A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Virgil Arthur O'Neal and Viola Chapman Burgess. She was married to the late Morgan Woodward. She was an Occupational Health Nurse at Heil-Quaker Corporation and a member of First Baptist Church of Lewisburg...
Dorothy Yenner Morrison (11/11/11)
Dorothy Yenner Morrison, 86, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Morrison was a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and daughter of the late Leo B. and Nina Amonett Yenner. She was a business owner and bookkeeper for Morrison Properties. She was a member of Church Street Church of Christ...
Public Record (11/11/11)
Marriage licenses John Chandler Anderson and Lindsay Brooke Hill Hale; William Andrew Binkley and Amanda Michelle Dalton Newcomb; Adam Cole Hayes and Peggy Sue Lamar Fay; Brian Mitchell Staggs and Leann Defarris Woods; Bobby Lee Tidwell Jr. and Amanda Christina Acey; Dwayne Warren Wanner and Leah Anna Fentress...
Many hands make light work; Dad (11/11/11)
My father was a Pennsylvania Dutchman. His hometown wasn't much different from Lewisburg and there were Amish people as well as Mennonites in and around the town where he was born and grew up. Grandpa was a merchant and there were many farmers for his trade...