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Stories from Friday, July 27, 2012

What she did on her summer vacation (07/27/12)
From staff reports DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. - A month-long marine science course for high school students this summer included a Forrest High School student who dissected sharks at the Gulf of Mexico. Rising senior Caitlin Marino, 17, daughter of Cathy and Gary Marino at Abigail Court, Chapel Hill, completed the four-week biology course on July 13, came home, turned around and took off for Band Camp at Monteagle, Tenn...
Teen indicted in murder case (07/27/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A young Lewisburg man was indicted this week, charged with the shooting death of Penny Blackwell Coyle. Jerron Blake Braden, 18, was indicted on one count of first-degree murder. The indictment states on or about Nov. 21, 2011, Braden did "intentionally and with premeditation did kill Penny Blackwell Coyle."...
Helping jail escapee leads to 30-day term (07/27/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A young Lewisburg man must report Aug. 22 to the Marshall County Jail where he's to serve 30 days as a result of his conviction by a jury earlier this summer. Bryan S. Harmon, 22, of 3rd Avenue North, was charged with being an accessory after the fact in the escape of Claude Anthony Brown on Nov. 16, 2011...
Petersburg setting annual spending plan (07/27/12)
From staff reports PETERSBURG - The town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen here has approved its next annual budget on the first of three required successful votes for adoption of the spending ordinance. The total of all available funds - that includes a fund balance, or money unspent this year, and projected revenues - is $903,697.57, Town Recorder Angie Taylor reports. If adopted as planned next month, town treasury reserves will be $285,517.57, which is 31.6 percent of the available money...
Blackburn wins MVP in Legion title run (07/27/12)
Cornersville's Cody Blackburn, who will be entering his senior year with the Bulldogs, took home MVP honors last weekend in Tullahoma for the Columbia Post 19 junior baseball squad that captured their fourth straight American Legion State title. Blackburn played first and third base for Post 19 and put up some impressive offensive numbers with a .615 batting average in the tournament, while driving in seven and scoring three times.
Sparta ousts 15U stars from state tournament (07/27/12)
The Marshall County 15U All-Stars were hoping for a re-match versus Lawrenceburg in the Babe Ruth state tournament finals in Lebanon, but Sparta ruined the plan, ousting head coach Bradley Maddox's squad 5-4 Monday night in a well-played game that went down to the wire. "These kids worked as hard as they could have possibly worked, I was proud of each and every one of them," said Maddox after the game.
Cheer competition (07/27/12)
Katie Chiles competed along with her teammates in the Young Champions National Cheer Competition in Indianapolis, Ind. Katie is part of an Elite Division 5 team under the coaching of Jeannine Rice. Katie's parents are Randy and Daphne Swain.
Giles County defeats Thunder in title game (07/27/12)
Needing two wins to take home the 14-year old Eastern Tennessee Babe Ruth State tournament title, the Marshall County Thunder were unable to force a deciding game against Giles County, as they dropped an 8-3 decision to the tourney hosts in the championship round on Tuesday night at Sam Davis Park. Giles County narrowly defeated the Thunder 16-14 two days earlier in the third round of the tournament, but endured no nervous moments in Tuesday's contest and built a 7-1 lead through the first five innings of play before coasting to the five-run victory.
Thunder squeak by Lawrence County (07/27/12)
Coming off a heart breaking 16-14 loss to Giles County the previous evening, the Marshall County Thunder earned a rematch with the tourney hosts by defeating Lawrence County 4-3 in the loser's bracket final on Monday night at Sam Davis Park to advance to the finals of the 14-year old Eastern Tennessee Babe Ruth State tournament. The Thunder held a 3-0 lead through the first four innings of play, but Lawrence County pushed across three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to knot the game at 3-3.
Foster Fremont Wilt (07/27/12)
Foster Fremont Wilt, 93, retired investment broker, died Monday, July 23, 2012, at NHC Healthcare of Lewisburg. A native of Blair County, Pa., he was the son of the late Herman Joseph Wilt and Laura Carothers Wilt. Mr. Wilt retired from King & Company in Grand Rapids, Mich. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Lewisburg...
Betty Jean Dean (07/27/12)
Betty Jean Dean, 71, of Lewisburg, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Verna Pearl Milton Polly and Cheatham Polly, She was retired from Sanford Corporation as a machine operator and was of the Baptist faith...
Janice M. Christian (07/27/12)
Janice M. Christian, 67, of Lewisburg, passed away Tuesday evening, July 24, 2012, at NHC Healthcare of Lewisburg. Mrs. Christian was a native of St. Paul, Minn. She was the daughter of late Alvin Doyscher and Margaret Mandel Doyscher. She was of the Catholic faith. Mrs. Christian was a homemaker, enjoying her time at the Lewisburg Recreation Center with her friends and working in her garden...