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Stories from Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Jamie Perryman captured by MCSD (11/30/11)
Marshall County Sheriff Norman Dalton on Wednesday said two of his detectives apprehended a man accused of dealing crack cocaine and also selling a substance that looks like cocaine, but is not a drug. Jamie Allen Perryman, 20, was found at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and charged with two counts of allegedly selling crack cocaine, and a charge of selling a counterfeit substance, Dalton said. The counterfeit offense comes from selling something similar to an illegal drug such as selling baby powder as if it was cocaine.
Christmas time's a comin' (11/30/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Signs of winter and the approaching Christmas are emerging throughout Marshall County as shoppers rule the stores, cities decorate public places, and a pageant opens this week at the community theatre. "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," opening Friday for a two-weekend engagement in the old Dixie Theater here, is the story of six unruly youngsters who, ultimately, teach the true meaning of the birth of the Christ child...
'No interest' found for metro (11/30/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Consolidation of city and county governments in Marshall County appears to be a dead issue, according to comments from county commissioners on Monday night. "As instructed, Mayor (Joe Boyd) Liggett and I did inquire" with municipal leaders about consolidation under a metro charter, said Commissioner Don Ledford who sought a study committee on the subject he raised on Sept. 26. "We found no interest there."...
City rejects fish ladder (11/30/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Lewisburg's water board refused to pay for a proposed channel so fish could swim around the dam at Milltown so quickly that the decision was made before the chairman called for the vote. That chain of events during this month's meeting of the Water and Wastewater Board cut short Superintendent Kenneth Carr's explanation about what had been sought by the Nature Conservancy, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...
Re-sentencing set in beating (11/30/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Chapel Hill man is to be re-sentenced by the Marshall County Circuit Court because the Court of Criminal Appeals this month overturned some of his convictions. The defendant remains convicted of beating a retired man so badly that his skull and jaw were broken. He was in a coma during much of his recovery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center...
Victim knew killer says stepdaughter; four agencies investigating murder (11/30/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer The FBI, 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Marshall County Sheriff's Department are investigating the Nov. 21 shooting death of a Marshall County woman. The body of Penny Blackwell Coyle, 51, of Verona Caney Road, was found slumped over on the driver's side of her car beside Old Rock Crusher Road that Monday night. Her death is being treated as a homicide...
Woman sentenced to 5 1/2 years probation (11/30/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A woman who used to live in Chapel Hill pled guilty to sex charges earlier this month, and was placed on probation. Jeana Lynn Gunter, 35, who now gives her address as Centerville, pled guilty to one count each of criminal attempted sexual exploitation of a minor and sexual exploitation of a minor by electronic means. Six other counts of sexual exploitation by electronic means were dismissed...
Downtown Alliance asks city for account servicing (11/30/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer An association of property owners and merchants working to improve Lewisburg's public square has been awarded a $15,000 state grant to reimburse spending on several projects. To proceed with plans, the Lewisburg Downtown Alliance needs the city, as a sponsoring entity, to receive receipts for expenses so bills could be forwarded to Tennessee which would draw down grant monies to pay project costs...
LDA awards pictures from Goat Fest raffle (11/30/11)
From staff reports The Lewisburg Downtown Alliance had an information booth and sponsored a free raffle at the Goats Music & More festival to draw the community's attention to its efforts to revitalize Lewisburg's public square. "We had over 150 people sign up to win donated artwork prizes," LDA spokesman Ken Todd said. "We drew the winners' names at our monthly meeting on Oct. 18 and Leland Carden presented one of the two prizes to Nancy Davis at our Nov. 15 meeting...
Tears named to the 2012 TSBA Board of Directors (11/30/11)
A Marshall County school board member was selected to serve on the TSBA Board of Directors as an at-large member. Ann Tears' appointment was announced by Bob Alvey, TSBA 2012 president. School board members from across the stated gathered in Nashville Nov.12-15 for the 73rd Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Annual Convention to share best practices, discuss changes in public education, and explore ways to improve Tennessee public schools. ...
Moore County defeats Lady Bulldogs (11/30/11)
Despite the return of senior point guard Makenzie Hopkins, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs were dealt their first loss of the season on Friday night when they were beaten 41-31 by the Moore County Raiderettes (3-1) at the Cornersville Thanksgiving Classic. The Lady Bulldogs (2-1) held a 22-18 lead early in the third quarter, but saw their offense come to a standstill after that point while Moore County outscored CHS 23-9 the rest of the way to claim the 10-point victory.
Bulldogs bog down against Moore County (11/30/11)
The Cornersville Bulldogs (1-2) were unable to overcome a bad break on Friday night, as they lost 47-33 to the Moore County Raiders at the Cornersville Thanksgiving Classic while senior center and leading scorer Mike Lovett was forced to leave the game early in the third quarter due to a knee injury.
Lady Bulldogs pull away from Fayetteville (11/30/11)
The Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (3-1) bounced back from their first loss of the season by defeating the Fayetteville Lady Tigers 56-38 on Saturday night at the Cornersville Thanksgiving Classic. Cornersville had trouble shaking the Lady Tigers in the first half and held a 23-17 lead at the break before Fayetteville narrowed the gap to 25-21 early in the third quarter.
Fayetteville outlasts Bulldogs in overtime (11/30/11)
On Saturday night, the Cornersville Bulldogs missed a chance to pick up their second victory of the season, as the Fayetteville Tigers defeated CHS 71-63 in overtime behind a barrage of three-pointers at the Cornersville Thanksgiving Classic. After overcoming a three-point deficit in the final two minutes of regulation, the Bulldogs (1-3) held a 56-53 lead in the waning moments of the fourth quarter, but Fayetteville reserve guard Nick Hopkins buried a three with five seconds left to send the game into overtime tied at 56-56.
Lady Rockets get first win (11/30/11)
Forrest Boys, Tigerettes go winless at Thanksgiving Tournament After starting the season with three straight losses, the Forrest Lady Rockets finally etched a 'W' with a 42-35 win over Santa Fe Saturday at the Forrest Thanksgiving Tournament.
Lewis Thomas Prince Jr. (11/30/11)
Lewis Thomas Prince Jr., 61, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 28, 2011, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro following a short illness. A native of Shelbyville, he was son of the late Lewis Thomas Prince Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Dunn. He was retired from Jostens and was of the Baptist faith...
Sara Beulah Lowe (11/30/11)
Sara Beulah Lowe, 91, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2011 in NHC Lewisburg. Ms. Lowe was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Menta Terriel and Inez Corrine Davis Lowe. She retired from Faber Castell Corporation and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Alvin Eugene LaFollette (11/30/11)
Alvin Eugene LaFollette, 70, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mr. LaFollette was a native of Brookville, Ind., and son of the late Lawrence Earl LaFollette and Mary Elizabeth Cooley LaFollette of Indiana. He was a warehouse foreman with U.S. Tank...
DiAnn Phylis Haack (11/30/11)
DiAnn Phylis Haack, 66, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Williamson Medical Center. Mrs. Haack was a native of Decorah, Iowa, and daughter of the late Lester Daniels and Marceline Gerleman Daniels of Milwaukee, Wisc. She was a housewife and member of the Catholic Church...
Nonnie Jewel Seagroves (11/30/11)
Nonnie Jewel Seagroves, 86, formerly of Marshall County, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, in Peoria, Ariz. Mrs. Seagroves was born March 26, 1925, and was the daughter of the late James Washington Griggs and Sarah Elizabeth Dunnavant Griggs. She was married to Charles Wesley Seagroves, who died in 2003. Mrs. Seagroves was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Larry Douglas Sanford (11/30/11)
Larry Douglas Sanford, 60, of Lewisburg passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at his residence. A native of Lansing, Mich., he was the son of the late Josephine Zubavich Crouch and Jack Crouch. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, retired from General Motors, and was of the Catholic faith...
Penny Blackwell Coyle (11/30/11)
Penny Blackwell Coyle, 51, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. Ms. Coyle was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Roy Blackwell and Judy Umbles Blackwell of Lewisburg. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church. In addition to her mother, she is survived by three sons, Dwayne Bradford, Jeffery Bradford and Gregory Bradford all of Lewisburg; sister, Tracey Foster of Culleoka; five brothers, Donnie Blackwell, Tommy Blackwell, Mikey Blackwell, Timmy Blackwell, and Pete Blackwell, all of Lewisburg; and six grandchildren.. ...
Cyrus Henry Borham (11/30/11)
Cyrus " Jake" Henry Borham, 67, of the Mooresville Community died Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at his home. Mr. Borham was a native of Aliquippa, Pa., and he was the son of the late Edwin G. and Cecelia Sokolowski Borham. He served his country in the U.S. Army, serving in Korea during his time in the military. He retired from the Department of the Army as a computer analyst. He was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church...