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Stories from Friday, July 13, 2012

GM, UAW co-sponsor Super Pull for Lions (07/13/12)
General Motors and the United Auto Workers Local 1853 are going to the Chapel Hill Lions Club SuperPull of the South starting one week from today. And sometime soon, certainly before fall, GM will launch production of its highly efficient Ecotec engine at its Spring Hill plant. Meanwhile, America's biggest vehicle manufacturer is hiring new workers for the plant northwest of here in Maury County.
Pitts named new MCHS football coach (07/13/12)
Marshall County High School found the new leader of their football program on Thursday afternoon when Aaron Pitts was officially named the head coach of the Tigers. Having served as an assistant coach at MCHS from 2007-09, Pitts had taken over as Stratford High School's head coach this past semester, but applied for the job at Marshall County because he enjoyed his first stint with the Tigers. "It just feels like home. I fit here and feel at home here," said Pitts. "There's a comfort level because I still know some of the guys when I was here before and have kept in touch with some of them."
Planners to see landfill zone (07/13/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Marshall County planning commissioners on Tuesday are to consider proposed zoning code changes that would clear a path toward another expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill. That's the traditional approach to amending the zoning code, but County Commission Chairman Mike Waggoner on June 28 said, "I don't want to restrain these guys," meaning Waste Management Inc...
City drops authority over landfill (07/13/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Lewisburg councilmen have relinquished their authority to approve or disapprove landfills by a 4-1 vote. "It's duplicated at the county level," Mayor Barbara Woods said Tuesday night while introducing the resolution. "I have some reservations about this," Councilman Ronald McRady said. ...
Some burn bans lifted, others remain in effect (07/13/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Burn bans in Lewisburg and Petersburg have been lifted because of rain. However, Cornersville and the state's ban on open burning in the unincorporated areas of Marshall County remains in effect. Lewisburg Fire Chief Larry Williams on Thursday morning lifted his order against open burning and the use of fireworks, but in Petersburg, Town Clerk Angie Taylor said the town lifted its burn ban "when it started raining."...
Tractor and Truck Pullin' comes to Chapel Hill (07/13/12)
By Tommy Howell Special to the Tribune It's hot, it's July, and that only means one thing in Chapel Hill, Tennessee, it's "Tractor and Truck Pulling, Tennessee Style." For those of you who have never been to a truck or tractor pull, you don't have to travel very far to see the best there is in the United States and Canada. ...
County school budget facing Catch 22 again (07/13/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Marshall County's School Board has drafted a budget totaling some $37 million and during a meeting with county commission committeemen on Tuesday, the board sought advice on whether a shortfall between revenue and spending could be drawn from reserves...
Medley among nation's elite kickers (07/13/12)
Coming off a strong sophomore campaign, Marshall County High School football player Aaron Medley has been ranked as one of the nation's best underclassmen placekickers for the second year in a row after turning in an impressive performance at the Chris Sailer Kicking Camp, which was held in Los Angeles, California on June 30 and July 1. Going against the top underclassmen kickers in the country, Medley won both the place kicking and punting competitions at the camp. Thanks to his performance in the two events, the Chris Sailer Kicking Camp ranked Medley as the top punter in the country for the Class of 2014 and the number two placekicker in the nation for the second straight year.
Corrine Wakefield Geary (07/13/12)
Corrine Wakefield Geary, 92, a longtime resident of Lewisburg, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 10, 2012, in Fullerton, Calif. She was the daughter of the late Roy and Cora Wakefield. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Benny Roy, Willie Andrew, and Nathaniel "Toot" Wakefield, Evelyn Mitchell and Elizabeth Anderson...