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Berlin's fire truck arrives (01/20/12)
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Neglect alleged against care workers (01/20/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Two women indicted by the Marshall County grand jury face prosecution on felony counts alleging neglect of a 40-year-old man with the intelligence of a toddler. Six months ago, a supervisor for the state-contracted company providing food, clothing and shelter for the man, had to crawl through a window into a Dodson Drive home because the front door couldn't be opened...
Shooting leads to murder indictment (01/20/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Lewisburg man accused of murder was indicted by the grand jury Wednesday, and another man charged with criminal attempted first-degree murder will be getting a new lawyer. Phillip Burgess, 33, was indicted on charges of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, and two counts of aggravated assault...
School director interviews to be held next Saturday (01/20/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer School board members are set to interview all four candidates for the director of schools job next Saturday, Jan. 28. The questions to be asked of all candidates were agreed on, and the schedule for the day was confirmed during discussion at a meeting Tuesday...
Tracy discusses state issues (01/20/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Jobs, lower taxes, education, the governor, reapportionment and other issues were discussed in Lewisburg Tuesday night by the man who could be Marshall County's state senator because of redistricting. As of yet, there doesn't appear to be Republican rival or a Democratic candidate for the reconfigured senatorial district now represented by Sen. Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) who would succeed Sen. Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro)...
County to request more punishment for selling THC (01/20/12)
From staff reports Selling synthetic drugs ought to be a felony, according to a resolution set for Marshall County commissioners approval on Monday when it could be sent to state lawmakers. "Synthetic marijuana and designer stimulants have created a public health problem," the resolution states, noting city police, sheriff's deputies and ambulance crews have seen the problem...
Lewisburg native to be inducted into Hall of Fame (01/20/12)
COLUMBIA, Tenn. - - A Lewisburg native who coached at Connelly and MCHS will be inducted into the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association Hall of Fame later this month. Louis Connor, athletic director for Columbia State Community College, will be inducted into the TCCAA Hall of Fame during a ceremony scheduled to take place between the two games scheduled for Jan. 27 at Columbia State. TCCAA Commissioner Jim Cigliano will formally induct Coach Connor. A native of Lewisburg, Conner is a graduate of Columbia State Community College and the University of North Alabama at Florence.
Williams experiences big time football in Phoenix (01/20/12)
As reported earlier, Lewisburg's Peyton Williams was selected to play in the Inaugural United States Marines Corps Junior Rank All-Academic game, presented by Russell Athletics at Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz. on Jan. 3 and the standout Tiger 8th grader made the most of his experience, on and off the field. Williams' father Roger said about the experience, "Peyton made friends for life and gained the respect of the top recruits in the country. The trip was a great experience for everyone. Junior Rank, the Hyatt, and Chase Field was top notch."
Tigerettes outlast East Hickman, Tigers thump Eagles (01/20/12)
On Tuesday night, the Marshall County Tigerettes (7-13, 6-4) extended their current winning streak to five games when they went on the road and defeated the East Hickman Lady Eagles 57-55 in double overtime. The Tigers, meanwhile, bounced back from a disappointing loss to Giles County by thrashing the Eagles 53-31 in the nightcap. Although the Tigerettes finished with a 20-11 edge in field goals, East Hickman stayed in the contest by hitting 30 of 38 free throws while Marshall County converted only 15-of-31 attempts from the charity stripe.
Rockets earn tough win over Eagles (01/20/12)
Longtime hard-court rivalries are usually associated with proximity and that is certainly the case for Forrest and Eagleville with the latest District 9-A tilt played out on Tuesday in Chapel Hill with the Rockets coming out on top 68-57 in what turned out to be a rough and tumble ending. Forrest's Zach Horvath, who tied teammate Mark Pope with game-high scoring honors with 21 points in the contest, challenged the Eagles to stop his athletic game in the paint all night to no avail and in the final seconds of the ballgame, Horvath got tangled up near midcourt while being fouled and tempers began to flare, but the TSSAA referees took control before any incidents took place.
Lady Rockets survive slow start (01/20/12)
The Eagleville Lady Eagles came to Chapel Hill Tuesday night minus their leading scorer in Julia Adamowicz, who was out due to illness, and the Lady Rockets soon found out that a wounded animal is sometimes the toughest to defeat as they trailed at the end of every quarter, except the one that mattered in a come-from-behind 43-38 win. The first quarter started out very slow on both sides with Eagleville's Ashley Tidwell scoring the first four points of the game before Forrest finally got on the board at the 2:02 mark of the period on a Hannah Phifer basket. Eagleville was determined to win for their fallen star, scoring the next twelve points, while holding the Lady Rockets scoreless the remainder of the period with the big blow coming on a buzzer beating three-pointer by Nicole Duke to make it 16-2.
LMS Tigers roar past Spring Hill (01/20/12)
After narrowly defeating Spring Hill twice during the regular season, the Lewisburg Middle School Tigers (13-4) had a surprisingly easy time with the Generals on Tuesday night, as they rolled to a 47-27 victory at home in the semifinals of the TMSAA Area 2 Class AA tournament. Spring Hill (12-10) had destroyed Lewis County 66-6 in the first round of the tournament three days earlier, but the Tigers controlled Tuesday's contest from the opening tip and built a 23-13 lead in the first half before outscoring the Generals 24-14 over the final two quarters to pull away for the 20-point victory.
LMS Tigerettes fall to Lewis County (01/20/12)
he Lewisburg Middle School Tigerettes (8-9) were denied a spot in the finals of the TMSAA Area 2 Class AA tournament after losing 35-23 at home to the Lewis County Panthers in the semifinals on Tuesday night. Coming off a hard fought 33-30 win over Hickman County in the first round of the tourney three days earlier, the Lady Panthers steadily pulled away from LMS in Tuesday's contest and held a 19-12 lead at the break before outscoring Lewisburg 16-11 in the second half to take home the 12-point victory.
Clifton Roberts (01/20/12)
Clifton Roberts, 83, of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday evening, Jan. 16, 2012, at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin. Mr. Roberts was born in Davidson County and was a lifelong resident of Marshall County. He was the son of the late Hobart Roberts and Betty Delaney Roberts. He was retired from Heil-Quaker Corporation with 40 years of service. He was a charter member of Parkview Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon...
Barbara Jean Reynolds (01/20/12)
Barbara Jean Reynolds, 78, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday evening, Jan. 17, 2012, in Lewisburg. Miss Reynolds was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late John Moses and Jennie Lunn Reynolds. She was a longtime member of the Lewisburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Ronald Grady Chapman (01/20/12)
Ronald Grady "Ronnie" Chapman, 59, resident of Hazelwood Road in Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at Marshall Medical Center. The Columbia native was the son of Christine Haskins Chapman of Columbia and the late Houston Grady Chapman. He was a 22-year employee of the State of Tennessee Experiment Station in Spring Hill and later worked at Tyson Foods. Ronnie loved deer hunting, fishing, and enjoyed traveling to the beach and the mountains. He attended Lasea Baptist Church...
Randall Gene Hargrove (01/20/12)
Randall Gene Hargrove, 56, of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 at his residence. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of Mrs. Annie L. Wright Hill and the late Gene E. Hargrove. In addition to his mother, he is survived by one daughter, Mystery (Ryan) Herod of Toledo, Ohio, and two sons, Damien Hargrove of Summertown and Mason Hargrove of Lewisburg. ...
Melba Haislip Jones (01/20/12)
Melba Haislip Jones, 77, of Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin. Mrs. Jones was a native of Marshall County, and the daughter of the late Clifford and Louise Haislip. She was a retired clerical secretary and a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church...
Public Record (01/20/12)
Marriage licenses Cody Wade Ramos and Kathryn Michelle Foster. Business listings C & D Guttering LLC, 1028 Glenn Avenue, Lewisburg, TN 37091; Events by Elaine, 1330 Bear Creek Road, Culleoka, TN 38451, owner: Elaine Roberts; Insights Natural and Herbals LLC, 1464 Wade Brown Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: David Hale; Rags 2 Riches Consignment, Estate and Yard Sale, 1113 East Commerce Street, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Susan Ragsdale; Titlemax of Tennessee Inc dba Titlemax, 854 North Ellington Parkway, Lewisburg, TN 37091.. ...
We have a story to tell here, there, everywhere (01/20/12)
"We have a story to tell" was a theme for the African-American Heritage Society of Williamson County nearly a decade ago. On the Martin Luther King holiday this week, that phrase came to mind before the NAACP started marching east on West Commerce Street...