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Stories from Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Lewisburg horse trainer to serve jail time (02/29/12)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Barney Davis, 39, of Verona Caney Road, was sentenced Monday to serve 12 months and one day in prison and pay a $4,000 fine. The Honorable Harry S. Mattice, U.S. District Judge, ordered Davis to serve three years supervised release when he gets out of prison. ...
Customer gets their $2,100 bill lowered (02/29/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A Lewisburg water customer's monthly bill shot up from a monthly average of nearly $16 to more than $2,100 recently, and last week the utility board granted him a second break on the bill. Gil Murray paid $568.75 for the bill that had been $2,162.50. Murray had a leaky pipe serving a mobile home he owns on Underpass Road, according to utility Superintendent Kenneth Carr who introduced Murray to the city Water and Wastewater Board on Thursday afternoon...
Musical comes to Dixie tomorrow (02/29/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Marshall County students will be singing, dancing and acting their hearts out when "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" opens at the Dixie Theatre tomorrow night at 7 p.m. The show will be repeated Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday nights, and Sunday afternoon, so there's no excuse for not finding time to go see this outstanding production...
Back in custody (02/29/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Lewisburg man who escaped jail for a weekend is back in custody, and will appear in General Sessions court next week. On Friday afternoon, Feb. 17, Jason Brian Hargrove, 29, walked away from the Solid Waste department where he was on work release, according to a report on file at the Marshall County Sheriff's Department...
Seniors vote from home (02/29/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Joy Parker Orr, 72, of Village Manor has been voting since she was 21 years old, back before the voting age was lowered to18, and she's not about to stop voting. "That's a long time to be voting," Orr said last week in her apartment at the assisted living center on Tiger Boulevard. "I don't think I've ever missed one" opportunity to vote, she said after filling out a paper ballot in the Democratic primary for president...
Waste Management offering scholarships to CSCC (02/29/12)
From staff reports Applications for $5,000 scholarships from Waste Management are available now to Marshall County graduating seniors enrolling at Columbia State Community College for the fall semester. "The Waste Management Leadership Scholarship provides a significant contribution to educational opportunities for local Marshall County students who desire to seek further education through Columbia State Community College," Lewisburg campus director Elizabeth McDow said...
Crime Reports (02/29/12)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested and charged with driving under the influence Arrested and charged with public intoxication Arrested and charged with domestic assault Arrested on a warrant for sale of a Schedule III drug Arrested on warrants for sale of a Schedule II drug and conspiracy to distribute a Schedule II drug...
County commission votes for bonuses for school employees (02/29/12)
By Clint Confher and Karen Hall Staff Writers On a split vote, Marshall County's commissioners Monday passed the resolution that allows all school employees to receive bonuses. Last week, the budget committeemen declined to endorse the resolution, so it came to the full commission without a recommendation...
Tigerettes can't slow down Waverly (02/29/12)
The senior-laden Waverly Tigerettes doubled-up their namesakes from Marshall County 64-32 in the first round of the Region 6-AA Tournament in Humphreys County and showed why they have won three consecutive District 11-AA titles Friday night, displaying a steely brand of experienced basketball that wore down the youthful MCHS squad. MCHS head coach David Junkins tried to counter Waverly's experience by coming out and trying to hold the ball, but Waverly counter-punched with a pressure defense that led to nine first half turnovers by Lewisburg.
Pope sticks pitchfork in Red Devils (02/29/12)
way they played in their last loss to MTCS in the District 9-A final, but none more upset then Mark Pope, who quickly made amends for the entire team as he poured in a career high 33 points versus Jo Byrns Saturday night in Chapel Hill in a 72-51 Region 5-A Tournament opening round win. "I didn't want to shoot like that again," said Pope. "I have been in the gym the last couple of days working hard on my shot."
Lady Bulldog rally falls short against Loretto (02/29/12)
Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (17-11) out of the playoffs, as CHS lost 45-37 to the Lady Mustangs at home in the first round of the Region 6-A tournament. After falling 44-39 to Loretto in the Region tournament semifinals last season, Cornersville struggled offensively for much of Friday's contest and trailed 22-12 at halftime before the Lady Mustangs (15-15) opened up a 26-12 advantage early in the third quarter.
Cheatham County edges Tigers (02/29/12)
The Marshall County Tigers (18-10) made their earliest exit from the playoffs in four years after dropping a hard fought 69-65 decision on the road to District 11-AA regular season champ Cheatham County in the first round of the Region 6-AA tournament on Saturday night. With the Cubs coming off a 49-42 upset loss to Harpeth in the finals of the District 11-AA tournament, the Tigers pounced on Cheatham County early and led by as many as 10 points in the second quarter prior to taking a 31-27 advantage into halftime.
Matt Kenseth wins Daytona 500 after fire and rain (02/29/12)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Well, NASCAR certainly knows how to make a prime-time impression. Rain, fire and Tide laundry detergent all factored into a Daytona 500 that will go down as the most bizarre in NASCAR history. And Brad Keselowski tweeted most of it live. From his race car. Then he provided another update minutes after crashing at 190 mph. And oh, yeah, Matt Kenseth picked up his second Daytona 500 title.
Kenneth A. Salyers (02/29/12)
Kenneth A. Salyers, 59, of Petersburg, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at Vanderbilt Hospital. He retired as a First Sergeant from the United States Army after 20 years of service and was an employee of Walker Die Casting in Lewisburg. He is survived by his wife, Gail Salyers; son David (Donna) Salyers; daughter Antonia Drake; stepchildren, Jennifer Nole and Danielle Uland; grandchildren, Tyler Salyers and Kayla Salyers; and a sister, Connie Schneid of Wisconsin...
Thomas Russell Finley (02/29/12)
Thomas Russell Finley, 90, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Finley was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Tillman and Rebecca Ellis Finley. Before his retirement, he was a supervisor with Faber Castell Corporation. He was a member of Church Street Church of Christ...
Mary White (02/29/12)
Mary White, 87, of Chapel Hill, died on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, in Knoxville. Mrs. White was born in Marshall County, and was a daughter of the late John and Bessie White. She was a member of the Chapel Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church and involved in the VFW Auxiliary, the American Legion, and the Chapel Hill Business and Professional Women's Association...
Vicki Lynn McCall Garrett (02/29/12)
Vicki Lynn McCall Garrett, 61, of Powder Springs, Ga., died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. She was a daughter of Geneva McCall Bolton. Mrs. Garrett was a housewife and stay-at-home mom before returning to school at Kennesaw State University where she earned a bachelor's degree in business management. She then worked as a manager at Bolton Furniture and devoted her free time to her two children and her grandchildren...
Betty Brown (02/29/12)
Betty Brown, 60, of Chapel Hill, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. A native of West Liberty, Iowa, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late DeWayne and Alice Zinkula Smith and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Hunter Brown of Chapel Hill; two daughters, Felicia Brown of Murfreesboro and Eleanor Sholl of Texas; two sons, Benji Brown of Nashville and Zach Brown of Clarksville; a brother, Maynard Smith of Iowa City, Iowa; and a grandchild, Josh Peterson of New Mexico...
Donald Davis (02/29/12)
Donald Davis, 70, of Hickory Circle, Lewisburg, passed away at Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg on Thursday, February 23, 2012. A native of Belding, Mich., he was a diesel mechanic with Star Trucking. Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his parents, along with many brothers and sisters...
Robert M. Howard (02/29/12)
Robert M. "Bubba" Howard, 71, of College Grove, died Sunday evening, Feb. 26, 2012, in Nashville. Mr. Howard was born in Williamson County and was a son of the late Robert Anderson and Leslie Pauline Cole Howard. He was a retired licensed plumber and was a member of the Shelby Avenue Baptist Church in Nashville...