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Stories from Friday, April 13, 2012

TWH leaders hit 'renegades' at listening session (04/13/12)
By Brian Mosely Special to the Tribune MURFREESBORO -- USDA officials urged Tennessee Walking Horse organizations last week to unite and speak with one voice, while those in the local equine industry were equally united in opposing a proposed ban on pads and "action devices." Officials from the Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's (APHIS) Animal Care Program held a three-hour listening session at the Doubletree Hotel to hear feedback from walking horse trainers and owners.. ...
Greenway signage added (04/13/12)
From staff reports Several conservationists took time this week to take note that Lewisburg's Big Rock Creek Greenway has been enhanced with signs that explain the natural resource's value to the ecosystem, including mankind. The signs provide interesting reading for walkers and others who are enjoying the great outdoors within the city limits. Some local history and economic developments are described by the full color signs designed by Too Squared LLC of Lewisburg...
Colvett doesn't qualify for state-paid defense (04/13/12)
From staff reports The Lewisburg man charged with the stabbing death of his wife last weekend does not qualify for a court-appointed and state-paid defense attorney, records show. Kenneth P. Colvett, 56, 606 Wood Crest St., stated on his affidavit of indigence when asking for a court-appointed attorney that he owns property valued at $58,000...
Law officers trained here (04/13/12)
From staff reports Law officers from nine agencies received advanced training in Lewisburg this week on how to test drunken driving suspects for elevated levels of blood alcohol. It was a cooperative effort on Monday and Tuesday between the Lewisburg Police Department, the Marshall County Sheriff's Office and the Governor's Highway Safety Office...
Extradition completed (04/13/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A man who allegedly committed crimes here over 14 years ago was brought all the way back from Oregon last month to answer to the charges against him. Lorin Michael Jacobs, 33, of Milwaukie, Ore. was booked into Marshall County Jail on March 25, and is being held on a $200,000 bond. Jacobs was booked into his local jail in Oregon - Clackamas County Jail - on March 10...
FMS Rockets sweep two during break (04/13/12)
The FMS Rockets continued their torrid season with a pair of wins during the spring school break, beginning with a 14-0 run-rule win at E.A. Cox on Monday as ace hurler Alex Brewer twirled his third no-hitter of the campaign. Brewer, who tossed no-no's versus Eagleville and Westwood earlier in the season, struck out seven Cougar batters in the ballgame and just missed a perfect game, issuing a lone one base on balls in the 58-pitch, five-inning win.
Rockets do the splits (04/13/12)
The Forrest Rockets did the splits recently, putting up a 2-2 record over the weekend during the Marshall County Invitational Tournament before splitting a home and home series with the Middle Tennessee Christian School Cougars. "The district games are what we are really worried about," said Forrest head coach Babe Hardison. "We played a good bit of competition this weekend, you don't expect to win all those ballgames when you are pitching down the line a little bit, but we beat a good Greenbrier team handily." The Rockets dropped a pair of close games on Friday, falling 7-5 to Summertown and 10-9 to Murfreesboro Central Magnet School.
Bulldogs whip Columbia Academy (04/13/12)
After posting a 0-3-1 record at the Marshall County Invitational last week, the Cornersville Bulldogs righted the ship on Monday night by defeating defending District 11-A regular season champ Columbia Academy 7-1 at home. Aided by a solid pitching performance from freshman hurler David Looney, the Bulldogs (8-5-1, 6-1 District) held a 3-0 lead through the first four innings of play before crossing home plate four more times over the next two frames to pull away for the six-run victory.
CA surges past Bulldogs (04/13/12)
The Cornersville Bulldogs had to settle for a split of the regular season series with District 11-A rival Columbia Academy, as they suffered a 9-2 road loss to CA on Tuesday after defeating the Maury County private school 7-1 the previous day. Columbia Academy (6-7, 3-2 District) grabbed the momentum early and tallied four runs in the bottom of the second inning to take a 4-0 lead. CA then plated five more runs over the next four innings to forge a 9-0 advantage before Cornersville (8-6-1, 6-2 District) crossed home plate twice in the top of the seventh thanks to a two-run single by Jonathan Douglas for the 9-2 final.
Giles County tops Tigers (04/13/12)
Giles County continued their perfect run on the pitch by defeating the Marshall County Tigers 2-0 on Monday afternoon at Sam Davis Park to run their record to 10-0 on the season. The Bobcats held a 1-0 lead at the break before tacking on another goal midway through the second half to claim their 10th victory of the year.
James Ernest Johnson (04/13/12)
James Ernest Johnson, 60, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, April 10, 2012, in Lewisburg. Mr. Johnson was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and was a former machinist. He was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in Columbia. He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Johnson, and by a sister, Sheila Baln...
Denver Odean Phifer (04/13/12)
Denver Odean Phifer, 77, of Verona, died Wednesday, April 11, 2012, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Phifer was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Kenny and Laurene Adams Phifer. He was a farmer and a member of the Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Jean Webb...
Evie Lee Holden Phifer (04/13/12)
Evie Lee Holden Phifer, 84, of the Laws Hill Community of Marshall County, died Tuesday, April 10, 2012, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Phifer was born in Bedford County and was a daughter of the late Rollie Amos and Fronie Edna Cannon Holden. Mrs. Phifer was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church...
William Edgar Green Jr. (04/13/12)
William Edgar "Will Ed" Green Jr., 77, of Ocoee, Fla., formerly of Lewisburg, died Saturday, April 7, 2012, after a brief illness. Mr. Green was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late William Edgar Green Sr. and Velma Bagley Green. He was actively involved in numerous organizations in Marshall County since early childhood...
Bessie Kay Redd Clark Colvett (04/13/12)
Bessie Kay Redd Clark Colvett, 56, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at her residence. Mrs. Colvett was a native of Bedford County, and daughter of the late Wallace Marvin and Mary Kathryn Grant Redd. She was a nurse for 25 years and was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ...