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Stories from Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Man who threw oil jailed for 40 years (10/03/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Lewisburg man received the maximum sentence Monday for permanently disfiguring his former girlfriend by throwing boiling hot oil on her. Ryan Haase, 35, formerly of David Avenue, had a jury trial in July and was found guilty of attempted first-degree murder for his attack on Lindsey Arp on April 11, 2011...
Farm Day (10/03/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Farm Day, held on the last Friday of September, is a beloved fall tradition for Marshall County's fourth graders. Courtesy of the Farm Bureau Women, children were bused to the University of Tennessee's Dairy Research and Education Center on New Lake Road, just south of Lewisburg. In small groups, the children toured the milking parlor, met the Center's cow No. 482 with Farm Manager Hugh Moorehead, and pet some of the Jersey calves...
County unemployment rate falls by nearly 1% (10/03/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Marshall County's unemployment rate went down by nearly 1 percent from July to August, according to the latest figures released by the state. The reduction of .7 percent was from 12.2 in July to 11.5 percent in August, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday...
CRIME REPORTS (10/03/12)
After an incident at his home on Troy Drive just before midnight Sept. 28, David D. Rodgers, 32, was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault, four counts of reckless endangerment, and one count of being intoxicated in possession of a handgun. ...
Eagles shut off Rockets (10/03/12)
When you cannot score and cannot stop the other team from scoring, you lose. "We didn't have any big plays tonight, it was non-existent," said Forrest head coach Joe Moos after the Rockets (3-3, 1-1) were thoroughly whipped on both sides of the ball at Eagleville (3-4, 2-1) Friday night, suffering a disappointing 32-7 loss that dropped them to fourth place in the District 9A standings. "We weren't able to move the ball and they had more opportunities and with those opportunities, they were able to expose our defense."
FMS Rockets drop season finale (10/03/12)
One touchdown, followed by a two-point conversion was all the Moore County Raiders needed in a hard fought 8-6 win over the FMS Rockets on Thursday night at "The Rock" in Chapel Hill. With the homecoming game loss, Forrest ended the 2102 campaign with a 2-5 record.
Fairview trounces Tigers (10/03/12)
Fairview continued their recent mastery over the Marshall County Tigers (2-4, 1-3 District) on the gridiron, as MCHS suffered a 62-28 road loss at the hands of the Yellow Jackets on Friday night. Having defeated the Tigers each of the last three years, Fairview (5-2, 4-1 District) drew first blood and grabbed a 7-0 lead on a 13-yard touchdown run by Levi McDonald with 6:57 left in the opening quarter.
Mustangs stampede Bulldogs (10/03/12)
The Cornersville Bulldogs (2-4, 1-2 Region) suffered their third straight loss on the gridiron this past Friday night when they were thumped 49-7 on the road by the Loretto Mustangs. Loretto (5-2, 4-0 Region) grabbed the momentum early and jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead thanks to a Cory Allen two-yard touchdown run and a 63-yard TD catch by Spencer Darnell.
CMS Bulldogs rally past Riverside Christian (10/03/12)
On Thursday, the Cornersville Middle School Bulldogs picked up their fourth win of the season when they defeated the Riverside Christian Academy Knights 36-32 on Homecoming after overcoming a 10-point halftime deficit. Cornersville (4-3) had beaten the Knights 28-20 earlier in the season, but the Knights got the better of CMS in the first half and held an 18-8 lead through the first two quarters of play.
Betty Lou Barron Wall (10/03/12)
Betty Lou Barron Wall, 83, of Wellington Place Assisted Living, Brentwood, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at her residence in Brentwood. A native of Lewisburg, she was the daughter of the late William Guy Barron and Mazie Cummings Barron. Her husband, Ewell Landis Wall, preceded her in death in 2008. She was a homemaker and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Frances Pauline Watson (10/03/12)
Frances Pauline Watson, 83, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mrs. Watson was a native of Fayetteville, and daughter of the late Orville and Hattie Whitt Pirtle. She was a homemaker and member of the Church Street Church of Christ...
Juanita Saylor (10/03/12)
Juanita Saylor of Lewisburg, 76, passed away on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at Heritage Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Washington officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. and then again on Thursday from 3 p.m. until the service...
Carol Jane Marler (10/03/12)
Carol Jane Marler, 71, of Midland, Mich., was taken peacefully into the arms of God, surrounded by the love of her family, on Saturday evening, Sept. 29, 2012, after a courageous two-and-a-half year battle with her health and cancer. Carol was born on July 12, 1941, in Hope, Mich., to Floyd and Marion Macklem Havens and married her childhood sweetheart Charles Marler on July 13, 1956. ...
Catherine Glenn (10/03/12)
Catherine Glenn, 98, of Belfast, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at NHC- Lewisburg. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late J.C. Tate and Julia Orr Tate. She was a longtime member of Belfast Presbyterian Church (formerly Union Presbyterian Church) and a co-owner of J. C. Tate Mdse Store of Belfast...