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Stories from Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Slain police remembered (05/23/12)
From staff reports More police officers were killed in the line of duty last year than during 2010 and local lawmen paused Thursday to remember. "This year, the names of 163 officers killed in the line of duty during 2011 are being added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.," Police Chief Chuck Forbis said...
Teacher issues aired (05/23/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Marshall County educators had an open exchange of ideas, views and general information with Tennessee's education commissioner at the county system's central office on Thursday. Preparing students for modern factory jobs and teacher evaluations - the latter being a subject that caught Gov. Bill Haslam's attention last fall - were two prominent topics for Commissioner Kevin S. Huffman...
CRIME REPORTS (05/23/12)
Arrested and charged with domestic assault Arrested and charged with violation of bond conditions, vandalism, and theft Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested and charged with resisting arrest Arrested and charged with driving on a suspended license...
State unemployment rate drops again (05/23/12)
From staff reports NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee's unemployment rate for April fell to 7.8 percent, down from the March revised rate of 7.9 percent, the state labor commissioner said last week. "While Tennessee's unemployment rate has declined for nine consecutive months, April's decrease is mostly attributable to a shrinking labor force," Labor Commissioner Karla Davis said. "This is similar to the monthly change that occurred on the national level."...
NRCS announces national water quality initiative in Marshall County (05/23/12)
NASHVILLE, Tenn.- State Conservationist Kevin Brown recently announced the launch of a new national water quality initiative committed to improving three impaired waterways in Tennessee. One of those selected was Caney Creek watershed in northern Marshall County. ...
Polk signs with Martin Methodist College (05/23/12)
Forrest opens Blue Cross Spring Fling with 4-2 win (05/23/12)
The Forrest Lady Rockets returned to the Blue Cross Spring Fling after a one-year absence and made the most of their opening round game, defeating the 2011 Class-A runners-up Grace Baptist Academy 4-2. Forrest head coach Becky Cheatham said about her squad's win, "It's good to be here and get the first one out of the way. I think we may have had a little first-game jitters going in, but we are still good and we have to come back tomorrow and get down to business again."
Allean Brooks Trollinger (05/23/12)
Allean Brooks Trollinger, 91, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Trollinger was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late Richard Watson and Emily Matilda McCrory Brooks. She was retired from Genesco, Inc. of Lewisburg, and for many years worked at Wal-Mart in Lewisburg. Mrs. Trollinger was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Lewisburg...
Sam Dudley Campbell Sr. (05/23/12)
Sam Dudley Campbell Sr., 93, of the Wheel Community of Bedford County, died Sunday morning, May 20, 2012, in Shelbyville. He was the son of the late John and Lela Harber Campbell. A graduate of Marshall County High School, Mr. Campbell was a retired farmer and trucker. ...
Charlie Virgil Williams (05/23/12)
Charlie Virgil Williams, 78, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Countryside Healthcare. Mr. Williams was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late William David and Loucinda Ashworth Williams. He was employed with the Dairy Experiment Station for several years. He was a member of the Emmanuel Church of Christ...
Van Stephens Jones (05/23/12)
Van Stephens Jones, 80, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at his home. Mr. Jones was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Clyde T. and Clara Stephens Jones. He was the former co-owner of Marshall Auto Supply and Keepsake Antiques, and was a member of the Berea Church of Christ...