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Stories from Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Merry Kitty Christmas (12/07/11)
Photo by Donna Gabbard Millions of people in the U.S. and Canada will probably see Tater and Toby as portrayed by Lewisburg resident Donna Gabbard to Workman Publishing in New York City where editors selected the cats owned by Donna and Tom Gabbard. ...
State gives Lewisburg $500,000 utility grant (12/07/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Lewisburg has been awarded a $500,000 matching grant administered by the state for an on-going sewer repair project as the city has a $13 million sewage treatment plant expansion and improvement project under construction...
Chapel Hill names its Citizen of the Year (12/07/11)
From staff reports CHAPEL HILL - The town's Park and Recreation Committee has unanimously decided to name Tim Tipps of Primrose Place as Citizen of the Year for this north Marshall County town. A surprise awards ceremony was held for Tipps on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Chapel Hill Community Center on West Depot Street, according to Craig Blackwell, chairman of the parks and recreation committee...
Chamber offers basic business plan class (12/07/11)
A seminar is aimed at giving aspiring entrepreneurs insight on what a business plan is, why it is important, and what the major sections of the plan are will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. During the seminar each of the major narrative sections of the business plan will be reviewed. ...
MCHS Band competing on Internet for uniform funds (12/07/11)
From staff reports Marshall County High School Marching Band members, friends and family had participated in an Internet contest so much by Monday afternoon that their cause ranked eighth out of all contestants in the corporate contest. They've sold: fruit; car washes; butter braid bread, for which we've got people waiting; and refreshments at the concession stand during home football games, MCHS Band Boosters treasurer Jenny Jones said to put this latest effort into perspective...
Christmas help for families in need (12/07/11)
New Life Family Tabernacle has joined forces with Cash Express to help needy families in Marshall County this Christmas. This is the seventh year that Cash Express has sponsored a toy and coat drive. A FedEx trailer has been placed in the parking lot of the Tabernacle, 591 Fox Lane, where donated items will be stored until distribution day, Thursday, Dec. 22...
Truck stolen to aid in theft of $20,000-worth of copper (12/07/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Thieves took a truck last week and used it to transport their stolen goods. That's according to a Lewisburg Police report which shows the following. Police were called to East Commerce Metals just before 7 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, when employees discovered a business' truck was missing, along with $20,000-worth of copper wiring...
Lady Bulldogs seeking another successful basketball campaign (12/07/11)
Having won three straight regular season District 11-A titles and the previous two District tournament crowns, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs are hoping to continue their recent run of success despite the loss of four seniors from last year's squad. After starting the 2010-11 campaign with a 5-8 record, the Lady Bulldogs won their last 11 regular season games to finish with the top seed in the District tournament while receiving a first round bye.
Bulldogs looking to learn from last season's growing pains (12/07/11)
After enduring a winless 2010-11 campaign with an extremely young squad, the Cornersville Bulldogs were hoping that their trial by fire would pay dividends this season. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs suffered a major setback just three games into the 2011-12 campaign when senior center Mike Lovett was lost for the rest of the season due to a knee injury. An All-District performer as a junior, Lovett was Cornersville's leading scorer last year and was the Bulldogs' lone offensive threat in the low post.
Tigerettes trounce East Hickman (12/07/11)
Having lost their first seven games of the season, the Marshall County Tigerettes put a mark in the win column on Friday night by defeating the East Hickman Lady Eagles 46-32 at home. The Tigerettes (1-7, 1-1 District) controlled the game from start to finish and built a 26-10 lead in the first half before opening up a 46-19 advantage midway through the fourth quarter en route to claiming the 14-point victory.
Tigers pull away from East Hickman (12/07/11)
After falling 57-48 to Giles County earlier in the week and suffering their first regular season District loss in nearly three years, the Marshall County Tigers evened their conference record at 1-1 by defeating the East Hickman Eagles 72-54 at home on Friday night. MCHS had trouble shaking the Eagles for much of the game and held a 39-30 lead at halftime before East Hickman whittled the deficit to 44-43 midway through the third quarter.
Raiders juiced by Rockets (12/07/11)
After suffering the loss of his father Wayne Hobbs (TSSAA Hall of Fame) on Wednesday, Forrest head coach Wes Hobbs took his Rockets on a road trip to Lynchburg Friday night for their District 9A opener. "It's been a real tough couple days," said Hobbs after the game. "To be able to come out here is my therapy. The guys came to the funeral for my dad this morning and that meant a lot to me. They were there for me and I wanted to be there for them tonight."...
Raiderettes too strong, capture round 5 (12/07/11)
The Moore County Raiderettes returned to District 9A for the 2009-2010 season, renewing a long-time rivalry between the Lynchburg squad and the Forrest Lady Rockets, and after two losses to Forrest that season, the teams have traded victories the last five ballgame with the latest win coming Friday night 55-35 in Moore County by the Raiderettes...
Forrest soccer banquet awards (12/07/11)
Pictured from left are, Aliyah Loyd-Most Improved, Cindy Macy-Most Improved, Brittney Hill-Rocketeer Award, Ciara Cook-Offensive Award, Anyssa Strong-Outstanding 8th Grader Award, LaDonna Stinson-Outstanding Freshman Award, Scarlett Roberson-Outstanding Junior Award, and Candace Daughrity-Defensive Award.
Fred Allen Hastings (12/07/11)
Fred Allen Hastings, 81, of 3529 Arbor Hill Road, Petersburg, passed away on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A native of Bedford County, Mr. Hastings was the son of the late Robert Allen Hastings and Margaret Elizabeth Warren and was a member of the Church of Christ...
James L. Fowler (12/07/11)
James L. Fowler, 74, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Fowler was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Otis and Knoxie Cochran Fowler. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a member of the First Assembly of God...
Martha Bagley (12/07/11)
Martha Bagley, 94, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mrs. Bagley was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Robert Lee Sr. and Vertna Hobby Stinson. She was a homemaker and member of Church Street Church of Christ...