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Stories from Friday, December 2, 2011

Industrial Development Board to meet in historic building (12/02/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Lewisburg Mayor Barbara Woods said she felt as though she was posing like Wheel of Fortune game show sidekick Vanna White this week while showing off the recently restored Ladies Rest Room, the historic building on First Avenue North...
Assault sisters get jail time (12/02/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Restitution of the victim's medical expenses is part of the punishment for two Lewisburg sisters who pled guilty to attacking a Nashville teenager last summer. Symetra Brown, 35, and her sister Tabitha Brown, 33, attacked Hailey Hendricks of Nashville in the Lewisburg Wal-Mart on June 19, allegedly because of a remark Hendricks made to one of the sisters suggesting she pull her pants up...
Commission saves money, names bridge for Matt Hayes (12/02/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer The repayment schedule for some $3.95 million owed by Marshall County was changed Monday to comply with new federal regulations and it's going to save the county money. How much hadn't been calculated, according to County Budget Director Freda Terry, but the savings are a result of 12 monthly payments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture instead of one annual payment...
Gun sought in shooting death near train tracks (12/02/11)
Biggest murder case in 5 1/2 years
Community assessment proposal well received (12/02/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer With approval from city councilmen, Lewisburg's Community Development Committee was scheduled Tuesday to assign responsibilities to members so a community assessment team may be accommodated here for its work next year...
Man who shot at police indicted (12/02/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Lewisburg man who fired a rifle at lawmen in July was indicted by the grand jury when it met Nov. 23. Roy Edward Overcast Jr., 70, of Old Belfast Road, was charged with attempted criminal homicide, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and resisting arrest...
LMS boys survive Whitthorne scare (12/02/11)
For the second time this year, the LMS Tigers (5-3) defeated their archrivals and namesake Whitthorne in a tough 46-36 battle in Maury County Monday night. After falling behind 7-3 late in the first quarter, Curtis Keiler drained a long three-bomb for LMS with 21.0 seconds left.
LMS Tigerettes lose overtime thriller at Whitthorne (12/02/11)
On November 3, the LMS Tigerettes eked out a 30-27 win in Lewisburg versus archrival Whitthorne, and on Monday in Maury County, the Tigerettes almost made it two in row before falling 40-33 in overtime. LMS scored a single basket in the first quarter by Katie Greer, but the Lady Tigers scored just six in the period to lead 6-2.
Lady Rockets get first win (12/02/11)
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. The Lady Rockets trailed by one-point at the half, 17-16, but an 11-10 third quarter in favor of Forrest sent the game to the final eight minutes tied at 27.
Discovery Gymnasts Take Top Places (12/02/11)
This year, the Discovery Gymnastics Team from Columbia has competed in four USAG meets for Levels 3, 4, 5 & 6 in the state of Tennessee including; You're the One and Fall Festival in Gallatin, Intrigue Invite at Opryland Hotel and even traveled as far as Sevierville for the Freedom Fest meet held at the Wilderness of the Smokies Waterpark. The Compulsory teams have two meets left - one in Huntsville, Alabama and their State Meet at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville.
Wayne Hobbs (12/02/11)
Wayne Hobbs, 67, of Pulaski, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. He was the son of the late Neely and Janie Burgess Hobbs. He was at Richland School for 25 years, serving as teacher and principal, and was the project director for Upward Bound at Martin Methodist College. He was a member of the TSSAA Hall of Fame...
Billy Wayne Horton (12/02/11)
Billy Wayne Horton, 67, of Lynchburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Horton was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Joseph and Nina Hargrove Horton. He was retired from ICP Corporation and was a member of the Baptist Church...
An apology to Penny's relatives, friends (12/02/11)
The murder and subsequent investigation into Penny Blackwell Coyle's death, now 11 days ago, brought to mind another case in a nearby county, but more on that after something addressed to her friends and family. I regret including a few paragraphs about her nominal court record at the end of her murder story. ...