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Stories from Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Gingrich hits Romney, Obama, on Catholic rights (02/08/12)
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Newt Gingrich thrust the reproductive rights issue into the GOP campaign spotlight on Tuesday, criticizing both Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama's records on requiring Catholic organizations to provide contraceptive aids in some circumstances. Rick Santorum vowed to make the issue a central part of his struggling campaign. Tuesday night, Santorum's triuphed in western caucuses and primary votes.
Civil liberties experts to debate at MTSU (02/08/12)
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Middle Tennessee State University chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) will host a debate with three civil liberties experts at 7 tonight in the Business and Aerospace Building. Topics to be covered include habeas corpus, the PATRIOT Act, extraordinary rendition, torture, regime change, and a general discussion about how the war on terrorism has infringed upon the rights of U.S. citizens in the name of making us safe.
Anna Claire Moses wins Spelling Bee (02/08/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A school board member's daughter will be representing Marshall County at the regional spelling bee next month. Anna Claire Moses, daughter of Marshall County School Board member Donnie Moses and his wife, Teresa, was declared the winner Thursday night at the Marshall County Education Association's Spelling Bee...
Catholics, local party faithful disagree with Obama directive (02/08/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A federal regulation that business and church employee health insurance policies must cover birth control and abortion would have Catholics and others act contrary to their religion, according to a letter read from pulpits across Tennessee on Sunday...
Staff honored for support of soldiers (02/08/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A Lewisburg chain-store manager and her staff were honored late last month by an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense that promotes a culture in which American employers support the nation's military personnel and their families...
Council discuss costs facing city (02/08/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Lewisburg councilmen last week took steps toward replacing a climate control system at the recreation center, buying a mulch machine and demolishing the old red brick school on First Avenue. All councilmen were present Tuesday evening, Jan. ...
Tigerettes surge past Spring Hill (02/08/12)
The Marshall County Tigerettes kept themselves in the running for a home game in the first round of the upcoming District 12-AA tournament by beating Spring Hill 58-40 on Friday night to complete the season sweep of the Lady Raiders. Marshall County (10-16, 9-6 District) received some early resistance from the Lady Raiders in Friday's contest, but still held a 23-18 lead at halftime.
Raiders repel Tigers (02/08/12)
Spring Hill continued their perfect run through District 12-AA play on Friday night, as the first place Raiders defeated the Marshall County Tigers 72-63 in Lewisburg to complete the sweep of the regular season series. After beating their five previous opponents by an average of 30 points, Spring Hill (21-1, 15-0 District) had trouble shaking the Tigers in Friday's contest, but still held a 30-23 lead at halftime.
Lady Bulldogs crush Hampshire, Hawks fly past Bulldogs (02/08/12)
On Friday, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs reeled off their ninth straight win by pounding District foe Hampshire 63-26 at home on Senior night to complete the season sweep of the Lady Hawks. The Hawks then defeated the Bulldogs 54-37 in the nightcap to record their fourth consecutive victory against CHS.
Sylvia Faye Johnson (02/08/12)
Sylvia Faye Johnson, 68, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville. A native of Marshall County, she was a retired pencil factory worker. She was the daughter of the late Dorothy Christine Polly and Wallace Woodson Murray. One sister, Patricia Gail Agent, one son, Christopher Keith Clark, and grandson, William Keith Edmiston, also preceded her in death...
Martha Elizabeth Bowden Wiles (02/08/12)
Martha Elizabeth Bowden Wiles, 100, of Memphis, passed away on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, after a brief illness. Martha was born in Lewisburg. She married her high school sweetheart, Paul Wiles, and they settled in Memphis. Together they established Wiles Drug Store on Union Avenue. ...
Donna Gail McMillin Burns (02/08/12)
Donna Gail McMillin Burns, 61, of Lewisburg, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia. Mrs. Burns was a native of Lincoln County, a member of Medium Methodist Church at Delina, and a factory worker. She was the daughter of the late Curtis L. McMillin and Fannie Fanning...
Ruth Gillespie Hastings (02/08/12)
Ruth Gillespie Hastings, 85, of Nashville, formerly of the Berlin Community, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, in Bethany Health and Rehab Center. Ms. Hastings was a native of Maury County, and daughter of the late Bob and Lillian Gray Gillespie. She was retired from the State of Tennessee Revenue Department and was a member of the Berlin Methodist Church...
Billy Bryant (02/08/12)
Billy Bryant, 61, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at his residence in Lewisburg. The Marshall County native was the son of the late Carroll Monroe Bryant and Bessie Margaret Lee Bryant. He was a 1969 graduate of Marshall County High School and a 1971 graduate of the Vanderbilt Radiologic Technology program. ...
Crime Reports (02/08/12)
Arrested and charged with aggravated burglary and theft over $1,000 In connection with the same crime for which Baker and Gray were charged, a juvenile who is now 18 was arrested on juvenile petitions for aggravated burglary and theft over $1,000. His bond was set at $10,000, and he appeared in Juvenile Court on Jan. 31...