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Stories from Friday, March 23, 2012

Wilderness Tabernacle founded because of epiphany in woods (03/23/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer CHAPEL HILL - A modest church building with a grand name, the Wilderness Faith Tabernacle, has the Ten Commandments displayed prominently on the wall to the left of the pulpit. That part of the Bible, arguably one of the best known and revered documents in American religious life, is the basic doctrine or foundation for the Wilderness Faith Tabernacle, located west of Nashville Highway near the old boot factory, and further west of the CSX railroad tracks...
Wilderness Tabernacle founded because of epiphany in woods (03/23/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer CHAPEL HILL - A modest church building with a grand name, the Wilderness Faith Tabernacle, has the Ten Commandments displayed prominently on the wall to the left of the pulpit. That part of the Bible, arguably one of the best known and revered documents in American religious life, is the basic doctrine or foundation for the Wilderness Faith Tabernacle, located west of Nashville Highway near the old boot factory, and further west of the CSX railroad tracks...
County set to post Ten Commandments (03/23/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer The Ten Commandments will be posted at the Marshall County Courthouse Annex and two walls at the Sheriff's Department this spring if county commissioners adopt a resolution for that purpose on Monday. Sheriff Norman Dalton got the idea to post the Ten Commandments in February while listening to June Griffin of Dayton, Tenn., the head or an organization that advocates posting that part of the Bible in context with the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence.. ...
Bike race returning to Berlin (03/23/12)
From staff reports BERLIN - The 3rd Annual Hell of the South bike race will be on March 31, starting and ending at the volunteer fire hall here. Hundreds of cyclists, observers, friends and associates have attended the previous two bike races here. They've been dubbed Hell of the South because the race is modeled after the Paris to Roubaix Spring Classic in France. That race is known as the "Hell of the North" because it's difficult...
Valentine's Day killer seeks relief (03/23/12)
By Brian Mosely Special to the Tribune SHELBYVILLE - A Bedford County woman found guilty of the 2007 shooting death of a Shelbyville auto salesman will return in July for a post-conviction hearing. Ashley Mai Cook made a brief appearance in Bedford County Circuit Court on Monday, and will come back on July 6 for a hearing on post-conviction relief. Her victim was a former resident of Lewisburg and Cornersville...
For the Love of the Dixie set for Saturday March 31 (03/23/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A new heating, cooling and ventilating system has been installed at the Marshall County Community Theatre and contributions for it have been received, but still there are bills to pay. So, the theatre board's decided to kill two birds with one stone by acknowledging that the home-grown musical group called Us Two and him is celebrating its 40th year of continued entertainment, accept the trio's offer for a free show, and rake in the money...
Post-conviction hearing held (03/23/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Columbia man who was tried and convicted here in 2009 was back in Circuit Court this week for a post-conviction hearing. Hudell Sparkman, 51, was sentenced to 25 years of which, as a "persistent" offender, he must serve at least 45 percent before being eligible for parole...
Fundraiser next month to benefit Animal Shelter (03/23/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A new event with an ambitious goal is coming to Rock Creek Park next month. Bark in the Park will take place all day Saturday, April 21. About two dozen people, and several dogs, attended a planning meeting in the Farmers Market pavilion Tuesday, but organization has been going on behind the scenes for some time...
Rockets fall to Eagleville (03/23/12)
After a close 3-1 loss in Eagleville Monday night, the Forrest Rockets looked for redemption Tuesday in Chapel Hill, but it was not to be as the Eagles prevailed 11-5. "That was a big home run when we left that ball up and that kid knocked that out and it got us down a little bit and kind of got them stirred up," said FHS head coach Babe Hardison. "I told the kids that happens in baseball, I hope it happens our way next time, but that happens in baseball."
FMS Lady Rockets' late burst does in Lady Cougars (03/23/12)
The FMS Lady Rockets improved to 6-1 on the season thanks to a late offensive burst that put them over the top in a five-inning, 16-6 run-rule win over E.A. Cox Wednesday night in Chapel Hill. Seventh grader Lainey Mays led the way with a big day at the plate for FMS, going 3-4 with three runs scored, three RBIs, and a stolen base.
Weekend softball tournament schedules (03/23/12)
Weekend softball tournament schedules Middle Tennessee Softball Coaches Association Tournament Ridley Park, Columbia Cornersville Lady Bulldogs Friday 6:00 p.m.-Cornersville vs. Cheatham County 7:30 p.m.- Cornersville vs. Elizabethtown, Ky. Saturday 9:00 a.m.-Cornersville vs. Pope John Paul II
FMS Rockets move to 8-1 (03/23/12)
Alex Brewer led the FMS Rockets to a 10-0 win over Liberty Tuesday night, hurling a complete-game, two-hit shutout, while striking out nine and walking two Patriot batters. Brewer also drove home two runs and Ryan Yelensky went 2-3 with three runs scored and a stolen base. Boone Sweeney had a big night at the dish with a 2-4 performance as his two doubles produced two runs. Landon Jones had a hit and an RBI, Brayden Gentry also had one hit and an RBI, and Marshall McKee drove home one for the Rockets, who improved to 8-1 on the season.
Tigers blank Bobcats (03/23/12)
After whipping Giles County 10-2 on the road the previous evening, the Marshall County Tigers (3-2, 2-0 District) completed the regular season sweep of their longtime archrival on Tuesday night by defeating the Bobcats 6-0 at Joe George Field behind a stellar pitching performance from starting hurler Dylan McKnight. "There's no question that this was a big win because we've split with them the last two years. We beat them at their place for the first time in a few years so getting the sweep today was great," said MCHS coach Steve Reese.
Lincoln County holds off Tigers (03/23/12)
The Marshall County Tigers (3-3) had their modest two-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday night when they dropped a 7-6 decision to the Lincoln County Falcons (4-4) at home. Aided by a six-run first inning, Lincoln County held a 7-2 lead through the first five innings of play and appeared headed for an easy victory, but had to stave off a late Tiger rally to escape with the win.
Raiderettes rough up Lady Bulldogs (03/23/12)
Moore County defeated Cornersville on the softball diamond for the first time in nine years on Tuesday night, as the Raiderettes rolled to a surprisingly easy 13-4 victory over the Lady Bulldogs at CHS. Owning a 16-game winning streak against Moore County coming into Tuesday's contest, the Lady Bulldogs (1-3) appeared to be in good shape early on and held a 4-1 lead through the first three innings of play.
Kenneth Clarence Couch (03/23/12)
Kenneth Clarence "Ken" Couch, 71, of Unionville, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 18, 2012. Kenneth was born April 3, 1940, at McNeal Memorial Hospital in Berwyn, Ill. He graduated from Morton High School in Cicero, Ill. and was a 51-year resident of Lyons...