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Stories from Wednesday, August 22, 2012

County commissioner frees pit bull (08/22/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A local couple was so badly frightened by their neighbor's dogs they called the police Sunday morning. One dog was later taken to the shelter by an animal control officer, but spent only 30 minutes there before being released on the request of a county commissioner...
Cops and kids in park on Saturday (08/22/12)
From staff reports Parents from all over Marshall County will have an opportunity Saturday to take their youngsters to Lewisburg's Rock Creek Park for a remarkably well-guarded playtime. Cops for Kids, an annual fundraiser for the Christmas shopping trip for nearly 150 school-age children, will have a bungee jump station, a rock wall to climb and inflatable playgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m...
Arrest made in arson-murder (08/22/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A 22-year-old Lewisburg woman is being held on $1.5 million bond in the county jail on charges of criminal homicide and arson in last week's death of a 68-year-old carpenter who lived on Franklin Avenue. Heather Renee McCollum of Woodlawn Street is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Sept. 11 before Marshall County General Sessions Court Judge Lee Bussart Bowles in connection with the Aug. 14 homicide...
DWI not found at sobriety checkpoint (08/22/12)
From Staff Reports CORNERSVILLE - Police conducted a sobriety checkpoint here recently with no arrest for driving while intoxicated, but police did issue citations and found some unexpected things and behavior. "We detected some narcotics, but no evidence was found," Cornersville Police Sgt. David McVey said Monday morning when he added, "One man said you won't find anything in the car. We smoked it."...
LMS Tigers rout Whitthorne (08/22/12)
Lewisburg Middle School football coach Jeff Morton's first victory over Whitthorne Middle School came in spectacular fashion, as his Tiger squad hammered WMS 70-20 in their season opener on Thursday night in Columbia. Armed with a bevy of fleet skill position players, Lewisburg continuously burned Whitthorne with big plays and built a commanding 50-12 lead at halftime before outscoring WMS 20-8 over the final two quarters to coast to the 50-point victory.
William Michael Hazlett (08/22/12)
William Michael Hazlett, 55, of Lewisburg, passed away on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at his residence. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Mary Ellen Holder Hazlett and James Cecil Hazlett. He was a mechanic and a 1975 graduate of Marshall County Senior High School...
Jeffrey Scott Marshall (08/22/12)
Jeffrey Scott Marshall, 45, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Marshall Medical Center. Born in Richmond, Va., he was a longtime resident of Lewisburg and was the son of Suzy (Doug) Alberts and James Marshall. He loved writing music and singing to his family, playing video games, and watching his favorite TV show, "Avatar." He was always a kid at heart and a proud member of the Duck River Project Band...
John Homer Poteete (08/22/12)
John Homer Poteete, 68, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Poteete was a native of Maury County, and son of the late Walter Bly Poteete and Evone Crews Poteete of Belfast. He was a carpenter and member of East Commerce Baptist Church...
Amanda Sue Gray Guy (08/22/12)
Amanda Sue Gray Guy, 45, of Monroe, Mich., died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. Mandy was a native of Davidson County, and daughter of the late William Gray and Linda Estes Gray of Hendersonville. She was a homemaker and member of the Stewart Road Church of God in Monroe...