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Stories from Friday, January 27, 2012

Hundreds apply for variety of jobs at Heartfelt Home Accents (01/27/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer For Heather Wright and her fiancÚ, Willie J. Carter, applying for a job through the Goodwill Career Center on Wednesday was like taking a step toward a marriage ceremony. Wright and Carter are postponing their wedding until they feel financially secure enough to move out on their own and then start a family. Both are unemployed. Both live with her father in Petersburg. Both went to Marshall County High School...
Sale of synthetic dope should be a felony; commission (01/27/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A resolution asking for legislation to make the sale of synthetic drugs a felony was unanimously approved by Marshall County commissioners at their meeting this week. Tim Lane, director of the 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force, explained to commissioners why a change in the legislation was necessary...
Party celebrates loss of 100 pounds (01/27/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Lots of people were wearing oversize clothes at the Briar Patch in Cornersville last Saturday. It was "I Lost 100 Pounds" night in honor of Thomas Lance - everybody calls her Thomas - who's lost over 100 pounds since she had bariatric surgery last year...
Hopkins signs with Motlow State (01/27/12)
Despite suffering a severe knee injury this past summer, Cornersville High School senior Makenzie Hopkins will get a chance to display her talents at the collegiate level after signing a letter of intent to play softball at Motlow State Community College on Tuesday morning in CHS' basketball gymnasium. A two-sport standout at Cornersville, Hopkins tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee this past June while playing in a summer camp with the Lady Bulldogs' basketball team.
Tigerettes take care of business (01/27/12)
The Marshall County Tigerettes took care of business Tuesday night, claiming a 55-36 coast-to-coast win over Summit at Dottie Kelso Memorial Gymnasium in Lewisburg. "The coaching staff, we were a little worried we might overlook this game like the East Hickman game and come in and not take care of business," said MCHS head coach David Junkins. "But, I think the girls learned their lesson from the East Hickman game and came in and took care of their business tonight."
Tigers persevere over scary Spartans (01/27/12)
For two quarters, the Marshall County Tigers played to the level of their young, but hungry District 12-AA opponent Summit Spartans before coming to life in a 49-34 win in Lewisburg Tuesday night. "Summit is an extremely talented team," said MCHS head coach Jason Tigert. "They are just young and you see that a lot of times in young teams where they play well in spurts. They are well-coached and talented and that is always a dangerous combination."
Mitchell honored (01/27/12)
Fomer Cornersville softball coach and current athletic director Spencer Mitchell was honored at halftime of the Lady Bulldogs' basketball game against Columbia Academy. Mitchell retired at the end of the last season and compiled a career record of 243-129-2 at Cornersville, while helping lead the Lady Bulldogs to three third place finishes in the Class A State tournament.
LMS All-Tournament (01/27/12)
Five Lewisburg Middle School basketball players received Area 2 Class AA All-Tournament honors. The Tigerettes' Front row from left, Makiya Morris and Zachuriya O'Neal were named to the girls team, while the Tigers', Back row from left, Jay Howard, Malek Sain, and Darius McKenzie were named to the boys team...
Lady Bulldogs stave off Santa Fe (01/27/12)
On Tuesday night, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs cleared another hurdle in their quest to capture a fourth straight District 11-A regular season title when they defeated second place Santa Fe 44-35 at home to complete the season sweep of the Lady Wildcats. Having beaten Santa Fe 48-43 on Dec. 16, Cornersville held a 28-17 lead early in the third quarter before the Lady Wildcats (11-11, 6-4 District) rallied to slice the deficit to 31-28 with 6:00 left in the fourth period.
Santa Fe beats Bulldogs at the Buzzer (01/27/12)
The Cornersville Bulldogs (2-17, 0-9 District) left it all on the court Tuesday night, but saw victory elude them once again, as they suffered a gut wrenching 48-46 loss to the Santa Fe Wildcats at home. Santa Fe (13-8, 6-4 District) had clobbered CHS 59-22 in their previous meeting on Dec. 16, but the Bulldogs put up a much tougher fight this time around and held a 34-33 lead late in the third quarter.
Nancy Jewell Ortner Ownby (01/27/12)
Nancy Jewell "Judy" Ortner Ownby, 86, of Tullahoma, went to be with Jesus, her best friend, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. She died of an aortic aneurysm at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma. Born June 17, 1925, in Fayetteville, she had made her home in Lewisburg for 51 years before moving to Tullahoma in 1997 to be near her beloved sister, Jean McNutt, who survives...
Addie Elizabeth Haislip (01/27/12)
Addie Elizabeth "Lib" Haislip, 89, of Lewisburg, formerly of Cornersville, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Haislip was a native of Giles County, and daughter of the late Willie and Lola Wolaver Worsham. She was a homemaker and member of the Medium United Methodist Church...
Public Record (01/27/12)
Marriage licenses Ronald Keith Eller Jr. and Alisha Nichole Layton.. Business listings 3D Roofing & Construction Service, 109 North Horton Parkway, Chapel Hill, TN 37034; Carbine Construction Co, 612 Thompson Street, Florence, AL 35630; Dant Clayton Corporation, 1500 Bernheim Lane, Louisville, KY 40210; Lewisburg Cash Connection, 1513 Mooresville Highway, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Ewell M. ...
Ronald Shelton case still active (01/27/12)
Jan. 29, 2011, or one year ago on Sunday this weekend, three bullets were fired through a window of the door to Ronald Shelton's apartment on 7th Avenue South. The gunfire was heard by neighbors. Police were called, and early this week, Lewisburg Police Detective Sgt. David Henley said Shelton's murder is an active case and still under investigation...
Kennedy speaks out (01/27/12)
To the editor: Regarding your front-page article "Absent board sparks outrage," I am compelled to respond with an alternate headline: "Board members outraged by accusation of apathy." Since my appointment and consequent election, I have returned every single phone call and responded to every single person who has written, e-mailed or stopped me in the grocery store to express concerns about our school system. ...
Board members did right thing (01/27/12)
To the editor: I am often tempted to respond to issues I read in the "Trib" (too often, to some peoples' thinking, I'm sure) when it is extensively covered that some particular organization or group thinks one of our "elected" governmental boards, commission, or council, etc., must do as the proffering entity desires ("directs")...