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Stories from Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Maynard Russell Lawton (05/09/12)
Maynard Russell Lawton, 75, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, May 3, 2012. Mr. Lawton was retired from IBM and Home Depot, and was an active volunteer and supporter of the NY State 4-H Horse Program. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Grace Russell Lawton...
Greased pig contest is family fun for all ages (05/09/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer CANEY SPRINGS - The fire department being developed for this Marshall County community raised $1,600 on Saturday when greased pig contests provided family fun for all ages. After winning the adult competition, Shawn Ashworth, 21, Chapel Hill, wasn't certain that he won because he was barefoot: "I may have gotten a better grip" on the mud that was made with a tiller a few days earlier...
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Lewisburg man who's accused of stabbing his wife to death had his case bound over to the grand jury after a hearing in General Sessions Court on Tuesday. Kenneth Colvett, 56, of Wood Crest Street allegedly stabbed Kay Co (05/09/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Lewisburg man who's accused of stabbing his wife to death had his case bound over to the grand jury after a hearing in General Sessions Court on Tuesday. Kenneth Colvett, 56, of Wood Crest Street allegedly stabbed Kay Colvett over Easter weekend, and concealed her body in a storage building in their back yard...
Associate minister, elder is to be honored May 19 (05/09/12)
From staff reports The Liggett Street Church of God is holding a special service 10 days from today to reflect the gratitude of a congregation for an elder's lifetime of work for the Lord. "An appreciation service for Elder Roy B. O'Neal will be held Saturday, May 19 at 6 p.m. in the church at 834 Liggett St.," church spokeswoman Karen Olayinka has announced...
WWII vets visit Washington (05/09/12)
From staff reports NASHVILLE, Tenn. - About 100 Tennessee World War II veterans and their guardians spent Tuesday in Washington, D.C., visiting the World War II Memorial and other memorials. Several Marshall County veterans of World War II have taken the trip in previous years, returning home with memories of the nation's capitol and the thanks of a grateful nation. ...
Glider crashes near Rover (05/09/12)
By David Melson Special to the Tribune ROVER, Tenn. - The pilot of a single-seat glider escaped with his life after crashing on U.S. 41A near the Rover glider port late Sunday afternoon. Doug Miller of Franklin was airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center from nearby Russell Puckett Field. The grass runway was within sight of the crash site in northern Bedford County...
Career Fairs to be held for TRG (05/09/12)
TRG Customer Solutions continue to expand their facility with new and existing clients and are hosting two career fairs this month. On Thursday, May 10, the Career Fair will be held at Spring Hill Northfield Complex, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Door No. 3, and from 5 to 7 p.m. at Door No. 6...
Hardison, Rockets reach the end of the road (05/09/12)
The Forrest Rockets reached the end of the road Monday night in Eagleville, suffering a 4-1 loss in the third round of the District 9-A Tournament, ending head coach Babe Hardison's 26-year career at the helm of the Rockets. Hardison finished with a 484-264 record and said after the game, "I wish we could have won all of it, which is the wish of everybody that plays and coaches too, but we have improved this year. We came a long way this year, we were not real good early, but we came on and were a pretty good team."
Tigerettes' comeback stings Lewis County (05/09/12)
Things did not start out well for Tigerette senior circle dweller Kalie Hobbs in Friday night's District 12-AA second round game versus Lewis County as she gave up a two-run homer in the first inning to Kelby Reeves and then got stung on the arm by some flying creature in Lewisburg. "If we are going to keep with this outcome that will OK with me, but it doesn't sit really well in the first inning," said MCHS head coach Holly Cook about the two-run deficit. "Our girls have battled all year, it was the first inning, they don't give up and that is what I have been most proud of this year."
Herron stymies Huntland in 9-0 win (05/09/12)
Once again, the Forrest Lady Rockets lost another key player, and once again they picked her up as senior Brooke Herron took a no-hitter into the seventh inning before settling for a one-hit, 15 strikeout complete game victory at the Field of Dreams in Chapel Hill on Saturday in the second round of the District 9-A Tournament. Forrest is without the services of two major players in Katie Warrick, who broke her leg on April 4, and now sophomore Sara Jordan may be lost for the remainder of the season with a health related issue.
Tigerettes trample Summit in District opener (05/09/12)
The Marshall County Tigerettes (19-10) looked the part of a number one seed on Thursday afternoon, as they crushed the Summit Lady Spartans 10-0 in six innings at home in the first round of the District 12-AA tournament. Having narrowly defeated Summit 4-3 in their previous encounter on April 19, the Tigerettes beat the eighth seeded Lady Spartans (3-20) into submission by pounding out 13 hits to go along with three walks and a hit batsman. Summit also committed four errors to aid MCHS' cause.
Tigers roll past Rockets (05/09/12)
After pulling out a hard fought 3-1 win over Forrest during the regular season, the Marshall County Tigers (11-4-2) knocked their county rivals out of the playoffs on Friday afternoon by defeating the Rockets 5-0 at home in the quarterfinals of the District 11-A-AA tournament behind a dominant second half performance. Forrest (3-8) hung tough early on and battled MCHS to a 0-0 tie through much of the first half. The Tigers, however, seized the momentum by tallying a goal late in the opening stanza to take a 1-0 lead into the break before scoring four times in the first 16 minutes of the second half to cruise to their fourth straight victory over the Rockets.
Tigers double up Fairview (05/09/12)
The Marshall County Tigers (22-9) guaranteed themselves a spot in the Region 6-AA tourney by defeating the eighth seeded Fairview Yellow Jackets 10-5 at home on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the District 12-AA tourney. Needing just one win in the District tournament to qualify for the Region, the Tigers had little trouble disposing of Fairview and held a 10-1 lead through the first six innings of play before coasting to the five-run victory.
Tigers rout Summit (05/09/12)
On Saturday, the Marshall County Tigers (23-9) moved within one win of advancing to the District 12-AA tournament championship game by hammering the fifth seeded Summit Spartans 14-0 in five innings at home in the second round. After scoring 10 runs against Fairview the previous night, the Tigers continued to swing hot bats on Saturday and banged out 11 hits against Summit starting pitcher Jordan Kelley and reliever Sean Samuels to go along with six walks and two Spartan errors.
Lady Bulldogs pummel Mt. Pleasant (05/09/12)
Coming off a disappointing 8-6 loss to Columbia Academy in the second round of the District 11-A tournament three days earlier, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs prolonged their stay in the playoffs by defeating tourney host Mt. Pleasant 12-2 in six innings on Monday night in the loser's bracket. Having outscored Mt. Pleasant 20-1 in their two regular season encounters, the Lady Bulldogs (10-10) continued to feast on Lady Tiger pitching and pounded out 11 hits against starting hurler Ciara Cates to go along with seven walks.
Grace Elizabeth Ewing (05/09/12)
Grace Elizabeth Ewing, 92, of the Verona Community, died Monday, May 7, 2012, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mrs. Ewing was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Frank and Myrtie Montgomery Hunter. She was a homemaker and member of the Verona United Methodist Church...
Madalyn Wallace Thomas (05/09/12)
Madalyn Wallace Thomas, 58, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late John Laws Wallace and Joanne Sharp Wallace. She was a secretary for John L. Wallace Law Firm and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lewisburg...
Janice Bryant Orr (05/09/12)
Janice Bryant Orr, 57, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2012. A Memorial Service was held Thursday, March 29, at Watson-Hunt Funeral Home. The family suggests contributions to ARC of Macon, 4664 Sheridan Drive, Macon, GA 31210 or Happy Hour School, 202 N. Davis Drive, PMB #164, Warner Robins, GA 31093...
Frank Haislip (05/09/12)
Frank Haislip, 97, of Petersburg, passed away Friday, May 4, 2012, at Marshall Medical Center, Mr. Haislip was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late John Thomas and Annie Bell Walls Haislip. He was a carpenter, logger and farmer. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nannie Haislip; sons, Larry Haislip and Arliss Haislip; and sisters, Annie Mae Haislip Patton and Lucille Haislip Brewer...
John Walter Dunnivant (05/09/12)
John Walter "J.W." Dunnivant, 57, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Dunnivant was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late G.H. and Eula Geneva Dunnivant. He was employed with the City of Lewisburg in the Public Works Department...
Syble Reavis Crabtree (05/09/12)
Syble Reavis Crabtree, 81, resident of Forrest Drive in Franklin, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Centennial Medical Center. Mrs. Crabtree was a native of Maury County, the daughter of the late Joseph Patrick Reavis and Lizzie Park Reavis. On May 7, 1951, she married Joe G. Crabtree of Franklin, who survives. She taught kindergarten in Lewisburg for several years and was a member of the Church of Christ...