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Stories from Friday, January 6, 2012

Raids target synthetic marijuana (01/06/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Two store clerks were arrested Wednesday night or Thursday morning on charges that they allegedly sold synthetic marijuana to an undercover law enforcement agent, a Lewisburg Police detective has reported. What's presented as incense contains a derivative of tetrahydrocannabinol, perhaps better known as THC, the principal psychoactive part of the cannabis plant, Police Detective Sgt. ...
Band wins $25,000 (01/06/12)
From staff reports The Marshall County High School Band is to receive $25,000 from the Pepsi Cola Co. because the band leader's appeal for a corporate grant attracted enough votes on an Internet Web site to qualify for an award of that much money. "I got a phone call Monday from Global Giving, the ones who are handling the Pepsi Grant Program," Band Director Alex Sears said Tuesday. "They congratulated us for our voting and I'm in the process of filling out paperwork to confirm our project...
Sassy fugitive caught (01/06/12)
From staff reports After months of playing cat and mouse with city police, a Lewisburg fugitive was arrested after darkness fell Wednesday on Columbia Highway where the 32-year-old man was charged with rape of a child. "In one of the telephone conversations we had with him, he asked, 'Wouldn't you like to know where I am?'" Police Detective Scott Braden said quoting Clint Allen Marlow Sr. who'd been on the run. "Well, the table was turned on him tonight."...
Council set to talk about trash, collection (01/06/12)
From staff reports When they meet Tuesday night, Lewisburg councilmen are returning to a couple of unresolved issues - garbage and false alarms. Allied Waste, the company with Middle Point Sanitary Landfill just north of Murfreesboro, has a contract with the city here to collect household rubbish left in trash carts provided by the company...
National Guard gets seat with Joint Chiefs (01/06/12)
Special to the Tribune WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama on Saturday signed the National Defense Authorization Act with a provision giving the National Guard's senior officer, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, a permanent seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff...
City in compliance with environmental rules' enforcement (01/06/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Faced with the prospect of another civil penalty for violation of regulations to prevent water pollution, Lewisburg's concerted efforts have resulted in a letter last month from the state thanking the city for its cooperation...
Lady Bulldogs hold off Culleoka (01/06/12)
It wasn't pretty, but the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (7-9, 3-1 District) snapped a four-game losing streak on Tuesday night by defeating the Culleoka Lady Warriors 43-42 on the road. Although Cornersville had won the previous 17 meetings against Culleoka, the two teams battled to a 22-22 tie in the first half of Tuesday's contest after the Lady Warriors (5-8, 2-3 District) led for much of the first two quarters.
Bulldogs wear down late against Warriors (01/06/12)
Aided by the return of starting forward Hayden McMahon, the Cornersville Bulldogs (2-12, 0-4 District) gave Culleoka a tussle for three quarters, but ran out of steam in the fourth period, as they suffered a 58-42 loss to the Warriors on the road. After trailing 29-18 at the break, the Bulldogs clawed their way back into the contest and sliced the deficit to 33-29 early in the fourth quarter.
Tigerettes start new year with road win (01/06/12)
After breaking a four-game losing streak with a win over McGavock before Christmas, the Marshall County Tigerettes (4-13, 3-4) made it two in a row with a big 61-42 road win at Spring Hill (1-9, 0-6) Tuesday night. Jameka Braden turned in another stellar performance for the Tigerettes as the sophomore poured in a game-high 24 points that included an impressive 9-10 stint at the free throw line.
Tigers falter in fourth quarter at Spring Hill (01/06/12)
After posting an 8-1 record to start the season, the Marshall County Tigers (9-5, 5-2) have dropped four out of their last five ballgames with the latest loss coming at Spring Hill Tuesday night, 51-41. The Raiders came into the ballgame sporting an impressive 12-1 overall record and all twelve wins came after an opening season one-point 51-50 road loss to Summertown that they made up for Monday night in a fifty-one-point home romp over the Eagles.
Chapel Hill Rockets dominate Duck River league (01/06/12)
The Division I Chapel Hill Rockets (8-9 years old) dominated the Duck River Valley Youth Football League in 2011, compiling an undefeated 10-0 record, including a 13-7 win over Middle Tennessee Christian School in the title game. The Rockets, coached by John Dippold outscored their opponents 259-6 in the regular season and were not scored upon until Week 8 when the Cornersville Bulldogs scored six points in a 33-6 win for Chapel Hill.
Giles running for a Purpose (01/06/12)
The city of Lewisburg will be represented in the upcoming 2012 Boston Marathon when former Marshall County High School baseball standout Heath Giles competes in the 116th edition of the legendary race on April 16. While Giles is not a lifelong distance runner like many of the people that plan to participate in the event, he chose to compete in the Boston Marathon in order to raise money for the Claudia Adams Barr Program in Cancer Research after his mother-in-law Earline Cathey was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June 2011. Mrs. Cathey is currently undergoing treatment in a clinical trial at the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute.
Hannah Hastings (01/06/12)
Hannah Hastings, 20, of Cumming, Ga., passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. Hannah always tried to make the most of her life. She loved photography, horses and music. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, James Travis Singleton and Wayne Hastings...
Bobbie Lee Knois Boyd (01/06/12)
Bobbie Lee Knois Boyd, 73, of Cumberland Furnace, Tenn., died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. A native of Rutherford County, Mrs. Boyd was the daughter of the late Robert Knois and Jennie Tune Knois. She was a retired clerk with the Federal Bankruptcy Court in Nashville...
Public Record (01/06/12)
Marriage licenses Alexander Trewhitt Burroughs and Meghan Cassidy Beatty; Pratik Ajitsinh Chauhan and Donna Partridge Shankle King; Omar Contreras Garcia and Suri Zadai Contreras Trujil; William Kenneth Cruse Jr. and Rebecca Lynn Eells Messer; Jeffrey Len Dodson and Kimberly Anne Pearson Sullenger; James Michael Estes and Louanne Muscente Braytenbah; Robert Lee Hodge and Jessica Nicole Liles; Thomas L. ...
Boosters toasting, others need cash (01/06/12)
This week the Marshall County High School Marching Band is to be commended for landing a $25,000 grant from Pepsi, one of America's iconic companies with marketing executives who, no doubt, would like the crowds at MCHS football games to drink their employer's product...