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Stories from Friday, June 29, 2012

Burn bans imposed county wide (06/29/12)
Fireworks and open burning are banned until further notice in Lewisburg, Cornersville and Petersburg, managers in those municipalities have announced. Meanwhile there's a ban against open burning but not against shooting fireworks in Chapel Hill, and Marshall, Maury, Giles, Cheatham, Dickson, Gibson, and Sumner counties.
Meth lab busted, motel rooms cleaned (06/29/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A Virginia man was arrested Monday and charged with initiating the process of cooking methamphetamine in a Lewisburg motel where three crews cleaned several rooms Tuesday. Jackie Wayne Miller Jr., 38, of Sugar Grove, Va., was arrested by the 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force and booked into the Marshall County Jail at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday on a charge of "initiation of process," a recently enacted state law...
River cleaned before July 4 (06/29/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Back yard cook-outs are just part of the fun during holidays, but they are an American tradition on Independence Day and other occasions, and so it was at Henry Horton State Park last weekend. Marshall County dairy farmer Tony White brought his big propane grill to the picnic tables near the Duck River where County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett worked side-by-side with other volunteers to remove trash from the scenic river...
Alleged metal thief indicted by grand jury (06/29/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A young Lewisburg man was indicted by the grand jury Wednesday, charged with the theft of metal from a builder's storage site. The indictment came on the same day as one of the others accused of the theft pleaded guilty. James Anthony Robison Jr., 19, of Collins Hollow Road was charged with 10 counts of theft of concrete forms from a Brown Builders Construction Inc. ...
Volunteers needed for July 4th parade (06/29/12)
From staff reports Lewisburg's Fourth of July Parade Committee consists of one person and he's pressed his office secretary into service as parade entries are being registered before Wednesday morning. As a result, Parade Chairman Jamie Bone needs volunteers, according to an announcement issued by Ritaanne Weaver, executive director of the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce...
Another meth bust revealed by records (06/29/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A 39-year-old Limestone, Tenn., man was arrested Wednesday and booked into the Marshall County Jail on charges related to the manufacture of methamphetamine. Alexander Carr Smith was arrested by Lewisburg Police Officer Larry Hardin in conjunction with police action by the 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force, according to booking records at the jail...
Marshall County Youth Baseball and Softball League action (06/29/12)
MGA heats up with four-man rumble (06/29/12)
The heat was on Sunday afternoon in more ways than one as the Saddle Creek Men's Golf Association held their Four-Man, Two-Low Ball Tournament with 10 teams participating in the event that was won on a match of cards by the team of John Myhr, Donnie Griffis, Brian Scott, and Joe Tant with a score of 118.
Elks last victim in Nichirin's title season (06/29/12)
It was only fitting that the twelve-time defending champion Elks were on the plate last for the 2012 regular season champion Nichirin (10-2) squad, and for much of the game it was the Elks that held the upper hand until a defensive breakdown cost them in a 9-5 loss. Starting hurler Chandler Harmon held Nichirin scoreless through three innings and Nichirin starter David Looney was just as tough, allowing just two unearned runs in the bottom of third.
Farm Center outlasts IMI 10-6 (06/29/12)
The Farm Center jumped out to a big 7-0 lead, but had to hold on tightly to the wheel as a resilient IMI squad put together a strong comeback before finally falling 10-6 in the battle of the two Marshall County Babe Ruth League Chapel Hill teams Tuesday night. IMI outhit the Farm Center six to five in the contest, but gave up eight walks, three hit batsmen, and committed three crucial errors that were the difference in the game. After Bryce Oliver (Farm Center) and Brayden Gentry (IMI) both turned in a scoreless first inning in their starting roles on the mound, the Farm Center struck pay dirt in the bottom of the second as they plated seven unearned runs off of Brayden.
Robert Orr Jr. (06/29/12)
Robert "Bobby" Orr Jr., 71, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Born in Marshall County, Mr. Orr was the son of the late Robert Mitchell Orr Sr. and Ella Adrian Jernigan Orr. Bobby was a retired truck driver. He is survived by two daughters, Shelley (Jamie) Wright of Lewisburg and Vickie (Luther) Orr George of Beech Grove; a son, Robert Mitchell Orr III of McMinnville; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren...
Linda L. Blalock Joyce (06/29/12)
Linda L. Blalock Joyce, 67, of Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville after a courageous battle with cancer. Linda was born in Columbia on Feb. 26, 1945, and was the daughter of the late Enoch Ethridge and Mary Lucille Hines Blalock. ...