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Stories from Friday, January 13, 2012

Crimson Tide rolled with one of our own (01/13/12)
By Anthony S. Puca Sports Writer Anyone who watched Monday night's BCS championship game was awestruck at the suffocating effort turned in by former MCHS great Dont'a Hightower and his Alabama Crimson Tide defensive cohorts as they held undefeated and No. 1 LSU to five first downs, 93 total yards on offense, and just one trip into Alabama territory during the 21-0 blanking over the Tigers, marking the first ever shutout in any BCS Bowl game...
Food Lion grocery closing mid-February (01/13/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Shoppers at the Food Lion that's closing here on Feb. 15 are sorry for the employees, they said while selecting groceries Thursday morning when the corporation made its announcement from offices in North Carolina...
Red Cross housing victims of home fire (01/13/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A Marshall County woman and her two sons checked into a Lewisburg motel Monday night because their Bethbirei Road home burned to the ground just after dark. "The fire started in one of the bedrooms," Farmington-Rich Creek Fire Chief Adam Orr said. Cynthia Maddox and her boys "returned from town, entered the residence, smelled smoke and saw the mattress ablaze...
Assistant budget director sought as possible successor to Terry (01/13/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Marshall County's next budget director will probably be revealed Thursday when the budget committee votes on three applicants for the position of assistant budget director. A promotion is more than implied because when commissioners interviewed the top three applicants on Monday night, it was made clear that Budget Director Freda Terry will resign; probably before this time next year...
Four to be interviewed for schools director job (01/13/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Both local candidates survived the first round of voting by school board members in their search for a new director of schools. Jackie Abernathy and Dr. Larry Miller will face interviews conducted by the whole board, possibly as soon as the week beginning Jan. 23...
Dealer gets 12-year term (01/13/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A local drug dealer was sentenced to 12 years in prison at a sentencing hearing Monday. Winston "Chad" McClain, 25, pled guilty on Nov. 30 to sale and delivery of crack cocaine, possession of crack with intent to sell and deliver, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest on two different dates...
Two prep sporting events rescheduled (01/13/12)
Two prep sporting events rescheduled
Lady Bulldogs rout Hampshire (01/13/12)
Having won the last 13 meetings between the two teams, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs once again had little trouble disposing of District 11-A foe Hampshire on Tuesday night, as they pummeled the Lady Hawks 69-29 on the road. Cornersville (9-9, 5-1 District) buried Hampshire (3-13, 0-6 District) early and built a 44-19 lead in the first half before outscoring the Lady Hawks 25-10 over the final two periods to roll to their third straight victory.
Hawks hold off Bulldogs (01/13/12)
For the second time in three games, the Cornersville Bulldogs (2-14, 0-6 District) turned in a gritty effort, but were unable to take home a win, as they lost 56-50 on the road to the Hampshire Hawks on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs only trailed 30-27 late in the third quarter, but the Hawks used a 21-9 run to open up a 51-36 advantage with 1:54 left in the fourth period.
CMS Lady Bulldogs surge past South Lawrence (01/13/12)
After losing to South Lawrence 44-25 earlier in the season, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (9-8) avenged their defeat to the Lady Stallions on Monday night when they pulled out a 32-27 victory at home. South Lawrence held a 21-16 lead late in the third quarter, but the Lady Bulldogs came on strong down the stretch and closed the game with a 16-6 run to record their second straight victory.
Stallions race past CMS Bulldogs (01/13/12)
The Cornersville Middle School Bulldogs suffered their sixth straight setback on Monday night when they were defeated 35-13 at home by the South Lawrence Stallions. Having lost 42-24 to South Lawrence earlier in the season, the Bulldogs actually held a 7-4 lead at the end of the first quarter thanks to a Justin Singleton layup and a two free throws and a three-pointer from Ben Proctor.
Rockets knock off Vikings in overtime (01/13/12)
The Forrest Rockets (13-6, 6-1) won their fifth game in a row Tuesday night and sixth in succession over Community, but it took overtime for the Rockets to prevail 76-70 over the ninth ranked Vikings (13-3, 6-1) in Unionville. "It got crazy at the end there, but our defense hung tough and we pulled it off," said Forrest senior Colby Anglin after the game. "It was back and forth, back and forth the whole game. It is the best feeling I have had all season."
Lady Rockets survive Viqueen scare (01/13/12)
The Forrest Lady Rockets survived a tough 67-61 battle Tuesday night in Bedford County over the Community Viqueens, extending their domination over the Unionville school to eighteen straight wins, dating back to January 30, 2004. However, it was not easy for the Lady Rockets, who could not shake the Viqueens the entire contest with the biggest Forrest lead coming at outset of the second quarter when they led by nine points at 15-6.
Mary E. Whitcomb (01/13/12)
Mary E. Whitcomb, 78, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Springfield, Mo. She is survived by brothers Reuben (Bettye), Julius (Grace), Bobby (Lucille), James (Arlene), Robert (Debra), Ricky (Nylene) Thomison, and Wayne (Rosa) Shelton; and sisters Geneva Shepard, Esma (Jimmy) Thompson, Ester (Tommy) Bedell, Mary (Audrey) Crenshaw, Patrica Thomison and Dot (Ronnie) Talley...
George Cross Orr (01/13/12)
George Cross Orr, 82, of Tullahoma, passed away on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. Born May 7, 1929, in Farmington, Orr was the son of William Newton and Rhessa Cross Orr. After graduating from Forrest School, Orr joined the United States Air Force in 1948, serving 21 years with tours of duty in the United States and Europe. ...
Public Record (01/13/12)
Marriage licenses James Edward Burrow and Lori Anne Hopper; Michael Steven Hurt and Tanaya Chantel Wilson. Business listings TGL, 2675 Nashville Highway, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Kim A. Owen; The Sassy Nail Salon & Boutique; 200 Depot Street, Chapel Hill, TN 37034, owner: Kristina Ray...
Is Marion's influence a factor for Spivey? (01/13/12)
History only seems to repeat itself to those who don't pay attention to details. One of America's best news commentators said so when quoting one of his history teachers. Still, believing words engraved in stone at the National Archives - Past is Prologue - leads folks to study history...