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Stories from Friday, March 9, 2012

Lewisburg courting Gulf ports (03/09/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer City economic developers have made their pitch to Mobile Port Authority leaders saying when they're ready to receive bigger ships coming through the Panama Canal, then the Interstate 65 Commerce Park on Mooresville Highway is a logical place to send merchandise into the heart of America...
Feds indict two inmates said to be Vice Lords (03/09/12)
o Marshall County Jail inmates have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Nashville on drug charges and the sheriff reports they've been identified as members of the Vice Lords, a Chicago gang that started in the 1950s. Wayne "June-B" Hampton Jr., 45, whose address was listed as 315 College St., was already being held on drug related charges. ...
Up to 400 jobs could be created in Perry County (03/09/12)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Up to 400 jobs could be created in Perry County as a result of an EDA grant. U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson announced Wednesday a $1.76 million Economic Development Administration grant to the Industrial Development Board of Perry County, to help rebuild critical industrial infrastructure and mitigate the impact of severe flooding in 2010. ...
Local teacher in the running for technology grant (03/09/12)
The more people vote, the better chance a local school has of winning a $25,000 technology grant. Sara Sheehan, who teaches 4th grade at Oak Grove Elementary School, has been named as one of the top 25 finalists in the "Technology in Education" grant giveaway program...
Santorum wins here, across Tennessee (03/09/12)
From staff reports Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum was the favorite candidate for the Republican nomination to run against President Barack Obama in November, according to primary election results in Marshall County and across Tennessee. Meanwhile, Super Tuesday has not dubbed any of the GOP candidates as a runaway favorite emerging from a pack of four top contenders for the Republican nomination. ...
Growing up with the March Of Dimes (03/09/12)
On Thursday, March 1, Marshall Medical Center hosted the annual kickoff for the March of Dimes March for Babies Event. A crowded room filled with excited volunteers set the tone for the evening. This year, former ambassadors are returning to jump-start the fundraising in Marshall County. Each ambassador is living proof of how their lives have been touched by the March of Dimes...
Rockets crush Eagleville (03/09/12)
FMS second baseman Bryce Oliver (15) went 3-3 with three runs scored and and three RBIs Wednesday night as the Rockets bounced back from a tough loss to Huntland on Tuesday with a 12-0 run-rule win over Eagleville in Chapel Hill. Marshall McKee picked up the win on the hill for the Rockets, allowing just one hit, while striking out five Eagle batters and walking one. Alex Brewer, Ryan Yelensky, and Jesse Priutt all had two hits apiece, and Jacob Jones, Landon Jones, Boone Sweeney, and McKee all managed one base knock.
Hornets sting FMS Rockets in grudge match (03/09/12)
Last May, the FMS Rockets travelled to Huntland and beat the Hornets 3-1 in the Mid-South Conference championship game to win their third consecutive title, but on Tuesday in Chapel Hill, the Hornets gained a measure of revenge with a come from behind 3-2 win. "We didn't look at as revenge," said Huntland head coach Sean McClennan. "We looked at as a challenge, Forrest is a good team and we just made the plays when we had to."
King leads FMS Lady Rockets over Moore County (03/09/12)
trouble to Moore County Tuesday night at the Field of Dreams in Chapel Hill, picking up the win in the circle and doing heavy damage versus the Raiderettes at the plate in a 9-4 win. King pitched five innings, giving up one earned run on four hits, while striking out nine and walking two.
CMS Lady Bulldogs edge Tigerettes (03/09/12)
The Cornersville Middle School Lady Bulldogs (2-1) came out on top of a wild offensive shootout on Monday night, as they rallied to defeat the Lewisburg Middle School Tigerettes 13-11 at home. After watching the lead change hands five times through the first five innings of play, the Tigerettes (1-1) held a tenuous 11-10 advantage heading into the bottom of the sixth inning.
CMS Lady Bulldogs stumble against Community (03/09/12)
Shaky defense proved to be the undoing of the Cornersville Middle School Lady Bulldogs (2-2) on Tuesday afternoon, as they committed nine errors en route to losing 11-4 to the Community Viqueens at home. Cornersville held a 3-0 lead through first three innings of play, but saw things go awry from that point on while Community crossed home plate 11 times over the next four frames thanks to a slew of defensive miscues by the Lady Bulldogs to claim the seven-run victory.
CMS Bulldogs fall to Vikings (03/09/12)
Despite turning in their best offensive performance of the season, the Cornersville Middle School Bulldogs saw their record fall to 0-3 on Tuesday night when they were defeated 20-11 by the Community Vikings at home. Community scored in each of the first five innings to forge an 18-6 lead heading into the bottom of the fifth before eventually claiming the nine-run victory.
Karen Lynn Bryant (03/09/12)
Karen Lynn Bryant, 58, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Bryant was a native of Albion, N.Y., and daughter of the late John and Lois Barnes Bradley. She was retired from Kodak Corporation and was a member of the Presbyterian Church...
Dorothy McCleta Pullen (03/09/12)
Dorothy McCleta Pullen, 81, of the Spring Place Community, died Monday, March 5, 2012, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Pullen was a native of Highland Park, Mich., and daughter of the late Earl Ralph and Nettie Josephine Whisenhunt Bobo. She was a homemaker and was retired from Teledyne...