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Stories from Wednesday, September 26, 2012

A line in the sand (09/26/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer An Alabama contractor anticipates completion next summer of a 52-unit apartment complex with buildings valued at $5 million on New Columbia Highway. "We're looking for growth and to help the community and make affordable housing available," said Jay Belew, project manager for Greer Construction LLC of Rogersville, Ala...
DWI crashes decline here (09/26/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Mt. PLEASANT, Tenn. - Alcohol related crashes in Marshall County decreased to nearly a third of what they were in 2007, according to figures reported Friday. Amanda Brown, administrator of the Tennessee traffic safety database for the Governor's Highway Safety Office (GHSO), gave area police officers a sneak peek of information to be released Monday...
Project Cloud site plan gets approval here (09/26/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A new industry that will bring almost 50 jobs to Marshall County is one step closer to opening for business. The site plan for Project Cloud's new factory, to be built in Lewisburg's I-65 Commerce Park, was approved last week at a meeting of the planning and zoning commission...
CRIME REPORTS (09/26/12)
Thefts and vandalism reported Arrested and charged with criminal trespass Arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and assault Turned himself in on a warrant for aggravated domestic assault Arrested on a warrant for child neglect Arrested and charged with domestic assault...
More school crossing guards approved (09/26/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Another school crossing guard is to be posted in Cornersville because of a unanimous vote last week by the Marshall County school board. School officials realized if the exising guard is posted at the high school, motorists speed past the elementary school and vice versa...
Rockets win by a Dawg hair (09/26/12)
After another spirited skirmish in the Battle of the North and South at "The Rock" in Chapel Hill Friday night, the Forrest Rockets escaped the struggle with a 28-26 win, thanks to a missed last second field by Cornersville. "Of course, first thing, I have to give honor to Jesus Christ, didn't do it last week, shame on me," said Forrest head coach Joe Moos after the game. "Second thing, Cornersville is one heck of a team, there is no doubt about it; Coach (Ray) Stocstill has done a fantastic job with that team and all the props to him."
Tigers roll past Raiders (09/26/12)
On Friday, the Marshall County Tigers (2-3, 1-2 District) picked up a much needed win when they defeated the Spring Hill Raiders 37-13 at home to snap a three-game losing streak. MCHS took control of the game early and built a 30-0 lead in the first half before forging a 37-0 advantage with 4:43 left in the third quarter en route to claiming their third straight win over Spring Hill (0-5, 0-4 District).
Vikings beat Bulldogs on links (09/26/12)
With the District 11-A-AA tournament fast approaching, the Cornersville Bulldogs golf team got in one final tune up before the start of the playoffs when they took on the Community Vikings at Saddle Creek Golf Course on Thursday afternoon in their final regular season match. Aided by a strong performance from State Tournament hopeful Zack West, Community took home the victory and posted a team score of 185, while the Bulldogs finished 20 strokes back with a 205.
William Newt Petty (09/26/12)
William Newt Petty, 72, of Chapel Hill, lost his battle to cancer on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Lewisburg. A native of the Farmington Community of Marshall County, Newt was a son of the late William Oscar "Bub" and Maggie Eldridge Petty. He was a member of Farmington Church of Christ and retired from Inter City Products of Lewisburg...
Larry Wayne Dunnivant (09/26/12)
Larry Wayne Dunnivant, 58, of Lewisburg died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Larry was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late J.G. and Eula Geneva Dunnivant. He was employed with the City of Lewisburg in the Public Works Department...
Frank and Cora Ghee Belluomini (09/26/12)
Frank and Cora Ghee Belluomini both entered into rest on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Mrs. and Mrs. Belluomini are survived by their children, Denise, Dennis and Sharon, and their spouses; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Sept. 24, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home. Burial followed in Simpson Cemetery in the Rover Community of Bedford County...
Carroll Ray Johnson (09/26/12)
Carroll Ray Johnson, 61, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at his home. Mr. Johnson was a native of Darlington, S.C., the son of the late Millard Johnson and Mrs. Annie Rayfield Johnson. He was a self-employed automotive and nursery business owner and was affiliated with the Baptist church...
Mary Wiggins (09/26/12)
Mary Wiggins, 79, wife of Joseph "Joe" Wiggins, and a resident of Scott Road in Pulaski, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Born in Sturgis, S.D. on Feb. 15, 1933, Mary was the daughter of the late Edwin and Irene VanOverschelde Endsley. She was a graduate of Marshall County High School and was a member of Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church in Goodspring. ...
Katherine Armstrong Taylor McCord (09/26/12)
Katherine Armstrong Taylor McCord, 83, daughter of the late Joe and Elizabeth Henry Armstrong was born on Oct. 7, 1928. She unexpectedly passed away on Sept. 20, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. Katherine was a native of Chapel Hill. ...
Thomas Turner Bass (09/26/12)
Thomas Turner "Tom" Bass, 81, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Bass was a native of Hickman County, the son of the late Illa Mae Bates and Hubert Bass. He was formerly employed by TVA, and was a retired bus driver with the Marshall County schools for 30 years. He served his country in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ. He was also a member of the VFW Post 5109...