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Stories from Friday, April 6, 2012

Bicyclist dies from injuries at 2nd Ave. N. (04/06/12)
From staff reports A Lewisburg man died early Thursday morning at Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a result of injuries he suffered in a traffic collision on Second Avenue North after dark Wednesday night. Christopher G. Grimes, 25, of 628 2nd Ave. N., was riding a bicycle at about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday when he "came off College Street" onto Second Avenue, City Police Officer Larry Hazelwood reported Thursday...
Easter eggs hunted everywhere (04/06/12)
From staff reports CHAPEL HILL - Now is the time for all good children to hunt Easter eggs. There's been a lot of that going on in Marshall County this week, and more to come this Easter weekend. At the Smyrna Baptist Church on Morningside Drive on Palm Sunday, the Rev. Marcus D. Kelley was asked about the "higher meaning" of Easter egg hunts...
Christian Brands expanding here (04/06/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Up to 50 jobs are anticipated at the recently renamed I-65 Commerce Park in Lewisburg because of decisions made Tuesday afternoon by the city's Industrial Development Board. What started in the spring of 2008 under the then corporate name of Autom Church Supply Co. of Phoenix, Ariz., has grown into the Christian Brands family of products: candles, jewelry and now home decorations with inspirational messages...
Cosmolab trains employees (04/06/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Cosmolab, the well-established cosmetics business in Lewisburg, is taking steps to be more competitive as a "world-class project management company" serving name-brand companies that, ultimately, make men look at women's faces...
Accused church burglars arraigned (04/06/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Two men who'd been sentenced for Giles County crimes were arraigned by Marshall County Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler on similar charges Wednesday. Jeremy Shawn Field, 25, of Pulaski, and Daniel Ray Prince, 29, of Leoma, are both charged with burglary and theft. They allegedly burglarized two churches on South Ellington Parkway in early February 2011...
Sheriff reports monthly (04/06/12)
Marshall County Sheriff Norman Dalton provides a monthly report of his department's activities to county commissioners. The summary of work and related costs follows. Marshall County deputies traveled 34,491 miles while responding to 439 requests for service and serving 417 warrants and summons during the month of March. ...
Can't file by April 17? Use Free File to get filing extension (04/06/12)
NASHVILLE - With the tax filing deadline less than two weeks away, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that quick and easy solutions are available if they can't file their returns or pay their taxes on time, and they can even request relief online...
Playing for Logan (04/06/12)
The Marshall County Youth Baseball and Softball League (MCYBSL) will be opening up their caring arms in support of one of their own over the next two weekends when each of their yearly jamborees will be dedicated to Marshall Elementary School first-grader Logan Reynolds, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer. The "Playing for Logan" days will be at this Saturday's T-Ball, Rookie Boys, and 8U Girls jamboree and also next Saturday for the Major and Minor League's Boys' jamboree, both starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Richard Cashion Sports Complex in Lewisburg.
Lady Rockets run-rule Huntland, lose Warrick (04/06/12)
The Forrest Lady Rockets garnered an impressive 11-0 run-rule win versus Huntland Wednesday night, but in the process lost freshman sensation Katie Warrick for the season when she suffered a broken left leg on a collision play near the second-base bag in the top of the second inning. "We are heartbroken for her," said Forrest head coach Becky Cheatham after the game. "We pray that she is going to be OK and things will be alright. We stepped up as a team after her injury and I am proud of the team for that, but we are certainly going to miss her."
Warrick grand slam lifts Lady Rockets (04/06/12)
After a disappointing loss to Huntland last Thursday, the Forrest Lady Rockets got back to business at the Field of Dreams in Chapel Hill Tuesday night versus Spring Hill, coming away with a 7-5 win. Freshman Katie Warrick's fifth homerun of the season, a towering grand slam in the bottom of the fourth inning turned out to be the difference in the ballgame for Forrest. Brooke Herron started in the circle for the Lady Rockets and went six innings to pick up the win, giving up three runs (one earned) on five hits, while striking out six, walking one, and hitting one Spring Hill batter.
Tigerettes edge Giles County (04/06/12)
After pounding Spring Hill 16-1 the previous evening, the Marshall County Tigerettes kept their District 12-AA record unblemished by eking out a 3-2 win over archrival Giles County at home on Tuesday night. Having split the regular season series with MCHS last year, the Lady Bobcats (3-5, 3-3 District) once again put up a tough fight and battled Marshall County to a 2-2 tie through the first six and a half innings of play.
Tigers shutout Hickman County (04/06/12)
Coming off a 9-2 victory over Hickman County the previous evening, the Marshall County Tigers completed the regular season sweep of their District 12-AA rival on Tuesday night by defeating the Bulldogs 5-0 at home on the strength of a dominant pitching performance from starting hurler Dylan McKnight. With Tuesday's triumph, the Tigers (9-6) extended their current winning streak to three games and ran their record to 7-1 in District play.
Christopher Gregory Grimes (04/06/12)
Christopher Gregory Grimes, 25, of Lewisburg, died April 5, 2012, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Christopher was a native of Stuttgart, Germany, and son of Bruce Robert and Sharon Renee Qwin Grimes of Georgia. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Eugena Jett Grimes, two daughters, Kaylee Alexis and Natalee Breanna Grimes, and brother, Johathan Grimes, all of Lewisburg; and two sisters, Stephanie Grimes of Georgia and Wendi Zongker of Florida...
Tully Dewayne Davis (04/06/12)
Tully Dewayne Davis, 50, of Nashville, departed this life on Sunday, April 1, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tully and Gladys Davis, and grandparents, Roy and Margaret Davis and Clarence and Ethel Wray. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Fowler Davis; son, Alec Davis; sisters, Felita Davis and Clovia Wray; aunts, Helen Wray, Brenda McClain, Geraldine Gibbs, Earlene Murphy, Sarah Murphy, Audrey Pope, and Juanita Whitfield; uncles, Gary Davis, William Wray, and James Sherman Davis; and nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, and friends.. ...