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Stories from Friday, February 24, 2012

Boogie's caregiver had affinity for him (02/24/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer One of the women who'd been caring for a 40-year-old Lewisburg man with the intelligence of a toddler has a natural liking for the man and yet she's charged with neglecting him, according to her lawyer. "None of this was intentional by any means," says Columbia-based attorney Ronald Freemon, retained by Megan Nicole Quam, 25, now of Mobile, Ala. "She had developed an affinity with him," William Robert Cummings...
Santorum wins straw poll among GOP faithful (02/24/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum was the overwhelming winner of a straw poll taken at the Marshall County Republican Party meeting Tuesday night when the county party chairman made no endorsement and complimented the field of contenders...
Four accused in theft of construction forms, braces (02/24/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Four suspects have been arrested in connection with the theft of over $27,000-worth of metal construction forms and brackets last month. The stolen items came from a Brown Builders' storage site at the abandoned gas station on the corner of State Route 373 and Reese Road, just west of I-65. They included 60 eight-foot forms, 60 six-foot forms, 100 four-foot forms, 60 three-foot forms and 30 walkway brackets...
Mailman still not charged (02/24/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Petersburg man's case is still pending, more than a year after he was accused of stealing a veteran's medicine out of the mail. On Jan. 5, 2011, the Tribune reported that mail carrier Michael Murdock was stopped on his route by law enforcement officials and a search warrant was later executed at his home on Brown Shop Road...
Juvenile Court judge sends child rape case to trial in Circuit Court trial (02/24/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A young man who committed serious sexual crimes as a juvenile was indicted by the grand jury Wednesday. Nicholas Walls, 22, of Welch Cemetery Road, was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual battery and three counts of rape of a child. ...
FFA Week celebrated through Saturday (02/24/12)
By Samantha Reese Cornersville High School freshman Special to the Tribune Future Farmers of America week takes place this year from Feb. 18 to 25. FFA week gives members a chance to educate the public about agriculture. The National FFA Organization began in Kansas City, Mo. ...
Bonuses for all school employees if commissioners agree on Monday night (02/24/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Subject to approval this week by their education and budget committees, county commissioners will be asked on Monday to approve three resolutions relating to federal Jobs Bill money. Approval of all three will result in bonuses for 662 school system employees...
Chapel Hill dairy farmer addresses local Lions Club (02/24/12)
A Marshall County dairy farmer recently spoke to local Lions Clubs to tell them about modern dairy farm practices. Tony White, a former county commissioner, brought his story to the Chapel Hill Lions Club on Feb. 6. White, president of the Tennessee Dairy Producers Association, is one of the people behind the wholesome dairy foods consumers enjoy...
Lady Bulldogs surge past Santa Fe (02/24/12)
After Brittany Umbles hit one-of-two free throws to make it 25-21, Santa Fe trimmed the deficit to 25-22 on a foul shot by Warf, before the Lady Bulldogs put together a 7-1 run on the strength of a McMasters trey and layups from Hopkins and Brittany Umbles to push their lead to 32-23 late in the third period. Following a three by Pack, which closed the gap to 32-26 at the end of the third quarter, Cornersville outscored the Lady Wildcats 8-4 through the first 6:25 of the fourth with the aid of a Hopkins layup and six free throws to open up a 40-30 advantage.
Cooper signs with Austin Peay (02/24/12)
Nashville Christian School (NCS) senior Samuel Cooper recently signed a Letter of Intent to play football next season for the Austin Peay Governors in Clarksville. Sam Cooper is the son of Forrest High School graduate David Cooper (1976) and grandson of two Forrest graduates, Chapel Hill Mayor Carl Cooper (1950) and Beverly Cooper (1953). Cooper, a four-year letterman for the Eagles and 2011 District 10-A-AA Defensive MVP played on both sides of the ball for NCS as a lineman, recording 82 tackles in 2011, including 23 tackles for losses, while racking up more than 130 tackles for the Eagles in his career.
Junior's confidence on the rise at Daytona (02/24/12)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. left Daytona frustrated and furious last July. One of his favorite tracks, the place forever linked to his family name, had become a bore. Junior disliked every aspect of the newfangled tandem racing at NASCAR's superspeedways: the blind pushing, the feeling of not being in total control and the need for constant communication...
Delores Hooten Ray (02/24/12)
Delores Hooten Ray, 71, of Mobile Ala., passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at Infirmary West Long Term Care Facility in Mobile, Ala. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Mary Hale Hoffman and William Calvin Hooten. She was retired from Kmart department stores and was a homemaker...
Walter Porter (02/24/12)
Walter Porter, 76, Petersburg, died Monday at Marshall Medical Center. Andrew and Mary Porter's son belonged to New Hope Primitive Baptist Church. He's preceded in death by son Marvin Martin and siblings Henry Lee, Fred, George Homer, Charles Edward, Hattie Bell Porter, Eddie Boleyjack, Mary Hall Porter, Thelma Hill...
Joyce Bizzell (02/24/12)
Joyce Bizzell, 70, of Dickson, formerly of Chapel Hill, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 in Dickson. Mrs. Bizzell was a daughter of the late Denzel Byron and Mabel Turner Cotton. She was a member of the Walnut Street Church of Christ and a retired housekeeper for the VA Hospital...
Herbert Cunningham (02/24/12)
Herbert Cunningham, 59, of the Rover Community of Bedford County, died Tuesday evening, Feb. 21, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Cunningham was born in Rutherford County and was the owner/operator of Herbert's Transmission Service in the Rover Community. He was a member of Old Lebanon United Methodist Church...
Fleming (02/24/12)
Fleming Alexander and Mary-Katherine Fleming of Houston, Texas, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Cheyanne Katherine Fleming. Cheyanne was born in Katy Hermann Memorial Hospital in Houston at 12:35 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. She is the granddaughter of Richard and Kathy Brooks of Carthage, and Jim and the late Claudia Fleming of Telluride, Colo. ...
Curtis-Ellison (02/24/12)
Shirley and Mike White of Byhalia, Miss. and Joe and Darlene Curtis of Jonesboro, Ga., proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Wende Jo Curtis, to Patrick Bouvier Ellison, son of Catherine Ellison and nephew of Jerry Johnson...
Public Record (02/24/12)
Marriage licenses Robert James Britten III and Jennifer Nicole Rainey; Robert Chad Hedgepeth and Vickie Lynn Perry Maxwell; John Franklin Moore and Cynthia Yvonne Mealer Woodward; Artenchis Wainwright III and Koley Danielle Rice; William Charles Wells and Amy Rochelle McCormick....
Metro may fail, best candidate is a pilot (02/24/12)
Today we're presenting a double feature on the broadsheet of our "big picture" page of quasi-local events. Across Marshall's western border, voters are being asked to decide whether Columbia and Maury County should merge and be governed under a metropolitan charter. Usually campaigns against something win...