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Stories from Friday, December 23, 2011

Community rallies around accidental shooting victim (12/23/11)
From staff reports The Marshall County boy who suffered an accidental gunshot wound on Oct. 29, decided to have his leg amputated and this week he spoke of his experience, reflecting a strong will and an optimistic outlook. "It ain't brought me down," Samuel Crane said while seated in a wheel chair at a Lewisburg business surrounded by friends, family and people filled with the Christmas spirit of love for their fellow man. "I'm doing everything I did before."...
Teenager accused in Coyle murder (12/23/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A young man who was 17 at the time of the shooting, but has since turned 18, was taken into custody Tuesday in connection with the Nov. 21 shooting death of Penny Blackwell Coyle. Jerron Braden of Lewisburg appeared shackled in Juvenile Court in front of Judge Lee Bussart Bowles. Standing with him was a representative of the department of Children's Services and a court appointed attorney...
Ex-MCHS player is person of interest (12/23/11)
From staff reports A former Marshall County High School sports standout is a "person of interest" in the Penny Coyle murder investigation, Marshall County Sheriff Norman Dalton told the Tribune Thursday afternoon. The sheriff declined to describe Jamie A. Perryman, 20, of Alton Street, Belfast, as a suspect. Perryman was assigned an attorney from the Public Defender's Office on Tuesday when he made his first appearance in General Sessions Court...
Former Lewisburg resident releases second book (12/23/11)
Special to the Tribune With more emphasis being placed on accomplishing one's purpose and destiny, Cedric Dukes, a former resident of Lewisburg, has released his second book, "The Power of Time." The book is Dukes' second. He also wrote "Hostile Takeover - Manifesting God's Plan and Purpose for Your Finances." Dukes, his wife, Esterlene, and their children, Preston and Charlene, live in Shelby Township, Mich. He is the son of Roy and Louise Dukes of Lewisburg...
Town's Angel Tree brings joy to dozens (12/23/11)
From staff reports PETERSBURG - Town Hall's had another Angel Tree for Christmas and 30 people are being helped by generous donors who participated by selecting a paper ornament and purchasing gifts described on the paper angel. There were applications for 23 children and the group of Santa helpers added food baskets, including seven more for elderly residents. Relatives, friends and recipients picked up the gifts on Wednesday or Thursday at Town Hall...
Housing exec appointed to development board (12/23/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer The executive director of the Lewisburg Housing Authority was elected last week by city councilmen to be a member of the Industrial Development Board. Councilman Odie Whitehead Jr. brought the subject to the council's attention as the IDB had recommended LHA Executive Director Ronald Robinson when it met Dec. 6...
Six-Generation table (12/23/11)
Eighty-year-old Lewis Simmons of Lewisburg, formerly of Petersburg, is pictured refinishing a six-generation table that Tommy Reavis and Julie Reavis Murdock discovered in the shop of their father Steve Reavis (1943-2009). It was made by John William Marsh (1835-1923) who lived on what is now Gingerbread Road, southeast of Petersburg, in the 1800s. ...
Locals honored at UT Martin (12/23/11)
MARTIN, Tenn. - The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been honored with publication of the Fall 2011 Chancellor's Honor Rolls for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, College of Business and Global Affairs, College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts...
Ange Merrill King Vanhooser (12/23/11)
Ange Merrill King Vanhooser, 82, of Cornersville, died on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at her home. A native of Marshall County and daughter of the late Guy Rives and Willie Emma Moore King, Mrs. Vanhooser was born on Jan. 3, 1929. She was an accomplished businesswoman and partner with her son Kevin in the family dairy farm. She was also an active community volunteer and a dedicated member of the Cornersville Church of Christ...
Connie Gibson Green (12/23/11)
Connie Gibson Green, 47, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 21, 2011, at her home. Ms. Green was a native of Maury County, the daughter of the late Donald Gibson, and Mrs. Lois Beech Gentry of Lewisburg. She was a salesperson for Solvaras and was a member of the Pentecostal Church...
Christine Dodson Harvey (12/23/11)
Christine Dodson Harvey, 83, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Harvey was a native of Maury County, and daughter of the late Perry and Jane Jett Martin. She was a housewife and member of Westvue Church of Christ. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers...
Kirksey Births (12/23/11)
Kirksey Chuck and Dawn Kirksey and Big Brother Caleb are proud to announce the birth of their twins. Gracie Jane Kirksey and Carter Graham Kirksey were born on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Baptist Hospital. Gracie Jane was born at 6:31 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 19 inches long. Carter Graham was born at 6:32 a.m. He weighed 6 pounds 6 ounces and was 18 inches long...
Public Record (12/23/11)
Marriage licenses Harold Thomas Carothers Sr. and Vicki L. Kincaid; Houston Jared Love and Jessica Diane Tenpenny; Thomas Eugene Lunn and Vickie Denise Holt Crutcher; Jesse Carl Whittaker and Judy Lynn Thomason Bassham. Business listings Augie's Signs and Designs, 523 Belfast Street, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Scott R. August...