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Stories from Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Marshall County farm joins ranks of State's Century Farm Program (12/28/11)
From staff reports The turning of another year can be just as much a matter of place as time, and so it is this winter at the Big Orange Country Farm on land that a state office has designated as a Tennessee Century Farm. Such a designation came a few months ago with an announcement from Caneta S. Hankins, director of the Century Farm Program in the Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University...
Phillips' lot on square to be filled with new structure (12/28/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer An empty lot on West Commerce Street facing the main entrance to the Marshall County Courthouse is to be transformed next year in conjunction with plans developed by two students from O'More College of Design in Franklin, one of the owners said Monday...
Inmate indicted on escape charge (12/28/11)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A man who has been serving time in Marshall County Jail since September 2010 was indicted on new charges when the grand jury met last week. Claude Anthony Brown, 28, of Cleveland, Tenn. was charged with escape, theft, and introduction of contraband into a penal institution, according to warrants sworn out by Marshall County Sheriff's Detective Tony Nichols...
More water service projects planned (12/28/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer As the Marshall County Board of Public Utilities is planning to call for construction bids for a pipe to Clay Hill-area residents, the water utility wants to hear from residents who've filed requests for other pipeline extensions...
Joblessness drops again (12/28/11)
From staff reports Marshall County's unemployment rate has gone down again, but it remains higher than the state's rate and most other rates in Tennessee. Current figures from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development list the rate at 12.8 percent during November, down from 13.1 percent in October...
Beef check off assessment hike OK'd by the majority (12/28/11)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Fifty six percent of Tennessee cattle and dairy farmers participating in a state referendum this month voted to increase the $1-per-head assessment to $1.50 to raise money for research, education, market development and promotional activities...
Roots music artist to appear in Marshall County (12/28/11)
Marshall County music lovers are in for a treat on Friday, Jan. 27, when Erisa Rei is appearing at Knight's Pizza. The concert is free, and begins at 8 p.m. Rei's new CD, "Black Ball," was officially released on Jan. 3, followed by a release party at the Black Box Theater, Spring Hill, on Jan. 7. Knight's Pizza is a stop on Rei's promotional tour...
William Edward Mealer (12/28/11)
William Edward "Didlum" Mealer, 54, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, in St. Thomas Hospital. Mr. Mealer was a native of Marshall County and son of the late Ray Edward Mealer and Mary Cozart Rich. He was an employee of Mealer Trucking and member of the Church of Christ...
Mattie Ruby Lynn Hall Thomison (12/28/11)
Mattie Ruby Lynn Hall Thomison, 80, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. She was born on Feb. 22, 1931, to the late Willie and Callie Bell Hall. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Thomison Jr., and brother, Robert Hall. Mrs. Thomison leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Vicki Lynn (Wylson) Thomison Mclier and Tammi Thomison; and brothers, Leroy Hall and Johnny Hall...
Engagements (12/28/11)
Beatty-Burroughs Mr. and Mrs. David Beatty of Chapel Hill are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Cassidy Beatty, to Alexander Trewhitt Burroughs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Burroughs of Chattanooga. Meghan's grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Billy J. Law of Nashville, and Mr. Roy C. Beatty of Chapel Hill and the late Eloise Beatty...