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Stories from Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Jobs being filled through job fair (04/11/12)
From staff reports Telephone call center jobs are being filled for DIRECTV service and some of the new employees are probably coming from applicants at a job fair last week at the Tennessee Career Center in Lewisburg. Located in Spring Hill, TRG Customer Solutions received nearly 50 applications from job seekers at the Career Center on the campus of Columbia State Community College, South Ellington Parkway. ...
Pinwheels spin against child abuse (04/11/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Pinwheels, those happy and seemingly carefree childhood toys, were posted on the east lawn of the Marshall County Courthouse on Monday with each of the 104 toys representing a child who suffered severe physical or sexual abuse in this county during the most recent reporting year...
LPD investigating stabbing death (04/11/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A woman who graduated from Marshall County High School in 1973 with Lewisburg stabbing victim Kay Colvett broke down and cried at her lost friend's Wood Crest Street home Monday morning. It had become clear that broadcast reports she'd heard were, about her classmate...
L-burg man stabbed by unidentified assailant (04/11/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Lewisburg man was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by helicopter ambulance in the early hours Sunday after being stabbed outside a local bar. About 10 minutes after midnight, Christopher Blackwell, 41, of Robin Hood Road, called Lewisburg Police and told them he was on his way to Marshall Medical Center after being hurt in the parking lot of the Finish Line Bar...
Community assessment conducted at Rec Center (04/11/12)
From staff reports Lewisburg's business and government leaders, as well as its residents, are participating in an assessment of their community in the hope that greater self awareness will foster improvements and indicate how problems may be avoided and/or resolved...
Designated driver vindicated (04/11/12)
From staff reports EAGLEVILLE - The police chief is still on patrol here where the mayor says he's got no evidence that the man did anything but be a designated driver on March 3 when one of his passengers was perceived to be inebriated. That other passenger was Cornersville Police Officer Sean Sweeney who was in the car Eagleville police Chief Eli Stuard was driving when it was stopped by Cornersville Police Officer Michael Galyon, and was later seen at a Lewisburg nightspot...
Jouett signs with Martin Methodist (04/11/12)
Marshall County High School senior Devin Jouett will be a member of one of the top NAIA soccer programs in the country this coming Fall after signing a letter of intent to play for Martin Methodist College on Thursday morning at MCHS. A two-time All-District selection for the Tigerettes, Jouette transferred to Marshall County from Manifee County High School in Kentucky before the start of her junior year. Jouette then started at striker for coach Lisa Raffo's squad the last two seasons and led the Tigerettes in scoring during the 2010 campaign with seven goals and three assists. As a senior, Jouette turned in another solid season and tallied six goals, which was the second highest total on the team, while dishing out three assists.
Tigers squeak past Summertown (04/11/12)
Although they struggled offensively for the second straight game, the Marshall County Tigers bounced back from a 3-1 loss to Greenbrier the previous day by defeating the Summertown Eagles 1-0 at home on Saturday afternoon to finish the Marshall County Invitational with a 3-1 record. MCHS starting pitcher Ryan McDaniel turned in his best outing of the season, as he limited Summertown to just three hits and a walk in five scoreless innings of work to earn the victory. Dylan McKnight then came on in relief of McDaniel in the sixth and held the Eagles to two hits over the final two frames to pick up the save.
FMS Lady Rockets sweep Big South Tournament (04/11/12)
The FMS Lady Rockets made a clean sweep of the Big South Conference Tournament over the weekend at the Field of Dreams in Chapel Hill, winning four consecutive games to reward long-time head coach Bunky Elmore (nine years) with her first-ever conference tournament title.
Tigers blank Bulldogs (04/11/12)
The Marshall County Tigers (10-6) faced off against local rival Cornersville (7-3) for the first time in three years on Thursday afternoon when they defeated the Bulldogs 8-0 at home in the opening game of the Marshall County Invitational. After mustering just two singles in their previous outing against Hickman County two days earlier, the Tigers swung hot bats in Thursday's contest and banged out 11 hits overall against CHS starting pitcher Mikey Adams and reliever Matt Callender.
Tigers cruise past Murfreesboro Central Magnet (04/11/12)
Despite resting many of their regular starters, the Marshall County Tigers (11-6) reeled off their fifth straight victory on Thursday night when they defeated Murfreesboro Central Magnet 7-0 at home in the Marshall County Invitational. MCHS starting hurler Morgan Reese went the distance on the mound to give the Tiger pitching staff their third consecutive complete game shutout, as he notched four strikeouts and limited Central Magnet to just three hits in seven scoreless innings of work to earn his second win of the season.
Greenbrier trips up Tigers (04/11/12)
After posting a pair of shutout victories over Cornersville and Murfreesboro Central Magnet the previous evening, the Marshall County Tigers suffered a slip up on Friday afternoon when they were defeated 3-1 at home by the Greenbrier Bobcats in the Marshall County Invitational. Greenbrier (7-7) held a 2-0 lead through the first six innings of play before tacking on an insurance run in the top of the seventh to open up a 3-0 advantage. The Bobcats then withstood a comeback attempt by the Tigers in the bottom of the seventh that saw MCHS leave the bases loaded.
Brian Mitchell Staggs (04/11/12)
Brian Mitchell Staggs, 29, husband of LeeAnn Staggs, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012. A Memorial Service will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home with Joe Staggs speaking. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home...
Horace E. Lamb (04/11/12)
Horace E. "Baby" Lamb, 76, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday evening, April 7, 2012, at his home in Chapel Hill. Mr. Lamb was born in Marshall County and was a son of the late Scott and Alice Wilson Lamb. He was a member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Chapel Hill Lions Club. Mr. Lamb was a lifelong farmer and truck driver, working at AVCO Inc. in Nashville, and retired from Heil-Quaker Corporation of Lewisburg...
Herschel Harris Jr. (04/11/12)
Herschel "Bubba" Harris, Jr., 46, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, April 8, 2012. Mr. Harris was a son of the late Herschel E. Harris Sr. and Margie Ethridge Hodge who survives. He is survived by his wife, Cathy Harris of Lewisburg; a son, Bubba Harris III of Lewisburg; mother and stepfather, Margie and Joe Hodge of Lewisburg; four sisters, Beverly Crosslin, Tandy Pigg, and Sheila Hightower, all of Lewisburg, and Peggy Deason of Chapel Hill; three brothers, David Carter, Jerry Harris and Tony Harris all of Lewisburg; and 13 grandchildren.. ...
Brian Mitchell Staggs (04/11/12)
Brian Mitchell Staggs, 29, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Columbia. He was a native of Marshall County and a graduate of Marshall County High School Class of 2001. He was employed with Lewisburg Printing and previously worked through Ledford Exchange...
Adrian William Peebles (04/11/12)
Adrian William "Willie" Peebles, 49, a resident of Liberty Valley Road in Lewisburg, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2012, at his residence. Willie was a native of Perry County, a member of the Baptist faith, and a concrete finisher at David Robinson Construction. ...