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Stories from Wednesday, May 30, 2012

REMEMBERING ALWAYS (05/30/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer "May they always be remembered," said Tommy Spence as he marked the vacant chair for Prisoners of War and those who are Missing in Action. Memorial Day observances on the square in Lewisburg were all about remembering those who fought, and died, for our freedom in all the wars of the 20th and 21st centuries...
Judge qualifications specified (05/30/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Judging barbecue is serious business, according to folks in Lewisburg's Rock Creek Park last weekend where the Rotary Club presented its Festival on the Rocks and one of the basic qualifications for being a judge was made clear...
Unemployment drops again in Marshall County (05/30/12)
From staff reports NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Marshall County has the sixth highest unemployment rate in Tennessee, and the latest figures released from the state show that joblessness went down in the county from 12.1 percent to 11.2 percent, or nearly a full percentage point...
CRIME REPORTS (05/30/12)
While running radar on East Commerce Street about 10 p.m. May 23, Lewisburg Police Officer Shaun Crawford and Sgt. Steve Sanders heard revving motor cycles, and saw two bikes pull out of the Finish Line Bar "at a high rate of speed and a very reckless manner," Crawford reported. The two motorcycles were clocked on Rogers Road at 70 mph in a 30 mph zone. The motorcycle riders were arrested and charged with driving under the influence. They were:...
County revenue from Cedar Ridge to resume slowly (05/30/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Waste Management and area residents may have settled their case in federal court, but that doesn't mean Cedar Ridge Landfill is generating much revenue for Marshall County's Solid Waste Department. "Our estimate shows zero, now," Marshall County Solid Waste Director Morgan Thomas recently told county commissioners on the Solid Waste Committee as they reviewed Thomas' current and proposed budgets...
Chapel Hill Farm Center knocks off Elks (05/30/12)
The Elks suffered their first loss in almost two years on Thursday night, as Chapel Hill Farm Center defeated the 12-time defending champs 10-3 in five innings at Jonathan D. Hollingsworth Park to move into a tie for first place with Nichirin in the Babe Ruth league standings. CHFC (2-0) took control of the game early and held a 6-0 lead through the first three innings of play before tacking on four more runs over the next two frames to cruise to the mercy rule shortened victory.
Nichirin cruises past A-Plus Collision Center (05/30/12)
Nichirin ran its record to 2-0 on the young season by defeating A-Plus Collision Center 8-2 on Thursday night at Jonathan D. Hollingsworth Field. Coming off a hard fought 3-2 extra inning victory over Marshall Medical Center the previous night, Nichirin carried that momentum into Wednesday's contest and jumped out to a 5-0 lead through the first four innings of play.
Helping Hands Golf Tournament (05/30/12)
The 14th Annual Waste Management "Helping Hands Golf Classic" benefiting the Marshall County Child Development Center was held on Friday, May 11, 2012 at Saddle Creek Golf Course. Prizes from Golf Galaxy were awarded in two flights. The following are the winners of the tournament.
Larry Tillman Sullivan, (05/30/12)
Larry Tillman Sullivan, 62, of Lewisburg died Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Sullivan was a native of Marshall County, and he was the son of the late Robert Wayne Sullivan and Elizabeth Wallace Sullivan Doggett. He was retired from Cosmolab and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a loving husband and father, and was loved by all who had the joy of meeting him...
Henry Joseph Arsenault (05/30/12)
Henry Joseph Arsenault, 72, passed away peacefully at NHC Oakwood on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family. He was the youngest son of the late Joseph and Delia Arsenault. He was raised in Rumford, Maine, and educated in the Rumford school system. ...