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Stories from Friday, April 20, 2012

'Victorious' couple wins CSX tracks crossing case (04/20/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A Marshall County couple has won an 11-year court fight with CSX Transportation over a railroad crossing just north of Chapel Hill and on Wednesday the case was closed by the Chancery Court in Lewisburg. "You are victorious today," C. Kelly Wilson of Second Avenue North, attorney for W.T. and Patsy Walker, told his clients in the second floor hall of Marshall County's Courthouse. "In the end, the process worked."...
Repeat offender gets more jail time (04/20/12)
Drug dealer said Lewisburg was "his town."
Seeing-eye dog killed on Verona Caney Road (04/20/12)
From staff reports A Lewisburg man who's relied on a seeing-eye dog lost his service dog, Ursa, a black Labrador retriever, when she was hit by a car or truck on Verona Caney Road. Michael Umsted was scheduled to receive his service dog's ashes today. The Guiding Eyes for the Blind Foundation was in charge of arrangements for cremation by Companion Animal Hospital...
Traffic study planned at intersection (04/20/12)
From staff reports Lewisburg police are to conduct a traffic study of the intersection of Water Street and Third Avenue North. Councilman Odie Whitehead Jr. asked city councilmen to vote for making the intersection a four-way stop, instead of just having stop signs on Water Street...
Lewisburg campus to host scholarship golf tournament (04/20/12)
Columbia State Community College's Lewisburg Campus will host its 16th annual James R. Moon Golf Tournament on Thursday, June 7, at Saddle Creek Golf Club in Lewisburg, Tennessee. The tournament, played as a four-person scramble, will begin with registration and lunch at noon and a shotgun start at 1 p.m...
Rockets sweep Cascade, vault to second pace (04/20/12)
On Monday, the Forrest Rockets came away with a huge 5-4 win in Wartrace with Zach Horvath picking up the win on the mound, and after a one-day wait because of rain on Tuesday, the two squads squared off in Chapel Hill on Wednesday where the Rockets completed the sweep over the Champions with a 3-1 victory. With the pair of wins over the Champs, the Rockets (12-10, 7-3) vaulted to second place in the District 9-A standings, one game behind league leader Eagleville (20-4, 6-2) with Cascade one game back of the Rockets, who now hold the tiebreaker over the orange and black.
Tigers take down Raiders (04/20/12)
After defeating Spring Hill 5-1 two days earlier, the Marshall County Tigers completed the season sweep of their District 12-AA rival on Wednesday night when they whipped the Raiders 8-1 on the road to extend their current winning streak to four games. Thanks to Wednesday's triumph, the Tigers joined Spring Hill atop the conference standings and own the tiebreaker for the number one seed in the upcoming District tournament.
Bulldogs rout Richland (04/20/12)
On Monday, the Cornersville Bulldogs snapped a three-game losing streak by defeating District 11-A rival Richland 12-2 at home in five innings to improve their record to 7-2 in conference play. Having scored a total of just four runs in their last three contests, the Bulldogs (9-8-1) saw their bats catch fire on Monday and pounded out 12 hits against two Raider pitchers to go along with two walks and three hit batsmen.
Tigers sink Spring Hill (04/20/12)
The Marshall County Tigers got back into the race for the District 12-AA regular season title by defeating first place Spring Hill 5-1 at home on Monday night to move within one game of the Raiders in the league standings. Spring Hill (18-4, 10-1 District) held a tenuous 1-0 lead through the first three and a half innings of play, but the Tigers tallied two runs in the bottom of the fourth to pull ahead 2-1. Marshall County (15-8, 9-2 District) then crossed home plate three times over the next two frames to open up a four-run advantage before quelling a Raider rally attempt in the top of the seventh.
10U MudHens win tournament (04/20/12)
Local golfers tee it up for Tigers (04/20/12)
The Marshall County High School Dugout Club held its annual Tiger Baseball Golf Tournament on Sunday at the Ewell Butler Golf Course on the grounds of the Lewisburg Recreation Center.
Marion Scott Williams (04/20/12)
Funeral arrangements for Marion Scott Williams, 80, of Shelbyville are incomplete and will be announced later from Doak-Howell Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Mrs. Williams passed away Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Glen Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center after an extended illness...
Agnes Anne Greenfield Dyer (04/20/12)
Agnes Anne Greenfield Dyer, 56, of Cornersville, died Monday, April 16, 2012, at her residence. Mrs. Dyer was a native of Toledo, Ohio, and daughter of the late Clifton and Mary Douglas Daws Greenfield. She was a homemaker and member of New Zion Baptist Church...