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Stories from Friday, July 6, 2012

CRIME REPORTS (07/06/12)
Arrested and charged with criminal trespass and theft under $500 Just before midnight June 30, Lewisburg Police Officer Jennifer McDonald saw a young woman staggering around in the front yard of a house on Fayetteville Highway, screaming profanity. A man came out of the house and said he was giving a party, and the young woman was a guest. As a result of this incident, the following arrests were made...
Landfill issue has returned (07/06/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Waste Management Inc. is asking Marshall County commissioners to change their zoning resolution to clear a path toward expanding Cedar Ridge Landfill again. The request is unanimously recommended by the commissioners' Solid Waste Committee for consideration at the 6 p.m. July 23 meeting of the county commission in the Courthouse Annex...
15-25 jobs to be added (07/06/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer More jobs will be available when a local business adds another specialized machine and, toward that end, the company is requesting a tax break on new personal property. Lewisburg Printing CEO Hale Hawkins attended the Industrial Development Board's meeting Tuesday and explained his company was looking at adding a second huge printing press. ...
William John Mitchell Named Citizen of Year (07/06/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A man who has given back to the community through all stages of his long life was honored Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce's Legislative Breakfast with the title of Marshall County's 2012 Outstanding Citizen. The man is William John Mitchell, 86, affectionately known to many as "Willie J," an established citizen, businessman, and pillar of the community...
Ledford still opposes landfill (07/06/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer While Marshall County's Solid Waste Committee unanimously endorses changing the zoning code so there's a path toward expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill, there's at least one commissioner who's against it. Commissioner Don Ledford, one of two commissioners who represent the part of Marshall County including the landfill, is predictably opposed to changing words in the zoning code that would open a door for rezoning the landfill to a category suitable for expansion on land accessed from Old Columbia Highway.. ...
Four named as allegedly selling illegal drugs here (07/06/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer At the last meeting of their six-month tenure, Marshall County grand jurors handed down a number of indictments for men and women who are alleged to be local drug dealers. Kenneth Ray Davidson, 47, of Thomas Street, was charged with sale and delivery of cocaine on March 4 and 11, 2011, as well as possession of cocaine with intent to sell and deliver. Davidson's bond was set at $45,000, and the Public Defender's Office was assigned to represent him...
Acosta signs with Coffeyville Community College (07/06/12)
Marshall County High School soccer player Andres Acosta parlayed a brilliant senior season into a college scholarship when he signed a letter of intent to play at Coffeyville Community College on Thursday night at Q's Casa Mexican Restaurant in Lewisburg.
A Plus slams Elks in season finale (07/06/12)
The Elks' 12-year run as Marshall County Babe Ruth League champions came to a screeching halt this season and to make matters worse, A-Plus Collision Center handed down a 15-1 loss to the orange and black in the season finale Thursday night at the Jonathan D. Hollingsworth Field in Lewisburg.
MMC closes out Babe Ruth season with win (07/06/12)
It was a disappointing year for pre-season favorite Marshall Medical Center who finished with a 6-6 record, but on the final night of the year, the medical center nine ended with a bang in a big 14-1 win over IMI (0-12). Zack Gordon went the distance on the mound to pick up the win for MMC, giving up just one hit, while striking out three, walking three and hitting two IMI batters. Gordon also had a big night at the plate in a 2-3 performance with two RBIs and one run scored.
12U Girls win in Tulahoma (07/06/12)
Last weekend, The Marshall County 12U All Stars braved the heat and travelled to Tullahoma to take first place in the USGF Recreation Ball Summer Scramble State and World Qualifier.
12U Boys win district title (07/06/12)
The Marshall County 12U boys All-Stars traveled to Giles County last weekend and posted a 4-1 record to claim the District title. Marshall County's only loss came in a close 2-0 ballgame in game two versus Maury County.
Shelbyville Post 23 sweeps Marshall County (07/06/12)
Having lost 4-0 in the opening game of a doubleheader earlier in the evening, the Marshall County Dusters (16-6-1) were shutout for the second straight game by Shelbyville Post 23, as they were defeated 8-0 in four innings on Monday in the nightcap.
Dusters fall to Shelbyville Post 23 (07/06/12)
The Marshall County Dusters (16-5-1) had their three-game winning streak snapped on Monday night when they suffered a 4-0 road loss to Shelbyville Post 23 in the first game of a doubleheader. Coming off a nine-day layoff, Marshall County looked rusty at the plate and mustered just five hits against Shelbyville starting pitcher Collin Baldwin and reliever Van Boyce. Matt Sharp went 2-for-3 with a stolen base to pace the Dusters offensively, while Aaron Thomason, Brandon Bush, and starting hurler Cody Vernon each had one hit.
Beverly Byers Mayer (07/06/12)
Beverly Byers Mayer, 80, former longtime Lewisburg resident, died June 23, 2012, of natural causes in Columbus, Ga. Bev was born June 21, 1932, in Denver, Colo. and attended Colorado University where she met and married her husband of the past 59 years, Rudolph E Mayer. ...
Clifford Holley (07/06/12)
Clifford Holley, 84, of the Farmington Community of Marshall County, died Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Columbia. Mr. Holley was born in Lincoln County and was a son of the late Sam Huey and Elsie Mae Seagroves Holley. He was a member of Farmington Baptist Church and retired after 22 years of service with Eaton Corporation of Shelbyville...
Joseph William Booth (07/06/12)
Joseph William Booth, 57, of Athens, Ala., died Sunday, June 26, 2012, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Booth was a native of Weehawken, N.J., and son of the late William and Edna Marie Haberman Booth. He was the owner of W. Booth Movers & Sons and attended LifeSong Family Church...
Charles Wade Smithson (07/06/12)
Charles Wade Smithson, 87, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012. He was preceded in death by his infant son, Darrell; parents, Url and Mary Smithson; and sisters, Bobbye Powers and Catherine Smithson. Mr. Smithson is survived by wife, Sara Quirk Smithson; daughter, Lesa (Bill) Piper; grandchildren, Natalie (Drew) Bingham, Leigh (Josh) Orendorf, and Bill Reid (Sophie) Piper; great-grandchildren, Luke and Emily Bingham; brother, Jim (Lennice) Smithson; sisters, Martha Alexander, Midge Valone, and Dotti (Ron) Zaino; and nieces and nephews.. ...
Daisy Honey Rozell Wells (07/06/12)
Daisy Honey Rozell Wells, 98, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, at the Donalson Care Center. Mrs. Wells was a native of Lincoln County, the daughter of the late Robert H. & Ola M. Reynolds Honey. She was a homemaker, a member of the Petersburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and a former resident of Southern Manor Living Center...
Evelyne Jones Tucker (07/06/12)
Evelyne Jones Tucker, 78, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2012, after a heroic battle with cancer. Born Jan. 28, 1934, she lived her life in a salvage yard, growing up in her father's business and then purchasing it with her husband in 1963 and restarting it as Tucker Auto Parts on the Fayetteville Highway in Lewisburg. ...
Micheal Edward Blackwell (07/06/12)
Micheal Edward Blackwell, 55, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at his residence on Verona Caney Road. The Marshall County native was the son of Judy Umbles Blackwell and the late Roy Blackwell. In addition to his father, a sister, Penny Blackwell Coyle, preceded him in death...