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Stories from Friday, October 5, 2012

Stabbing suspect sought (10/05/12)
Special to the Tribune COLUMBIA - City police are looking for a man charged with the attempted first-degree murder of his wife on Wednesday night. The suspect is Joddie Daniel White, 42, of Bradford Circle, Columbia Police said Thursday morning. Shortly after 7 p.m., officers went to their residence...
RX fraud draws 11 years (10/05/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer In spite of appeals from family and friends, a Cornersville woman was sentenced to 11 years in prison this week. Kimberly Wentzel, 50, was found guilty of six counts of prescription fraud and two counts of identity theft after a two-and-a-half day jury trial in April...
McCall's birds (10/05/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Gary McCall has declared his property a hummingbird sanctuary and while it's nearly impossible to say exactly how many hummingbirds he feeds, he has nearly 100 birdfeeders. "They're territorial with their food, so if you want more hummingbirds to visit, you must put out more birdfeeders," McCall said during a recent visit after many of the birds migrated south. ...
IDB recesses meeting to wait for PILOT application (10/05/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Lewisburg's Industrial Development Board was expected to reconvene its monthly meeting at noon Thursday to consider an application for a Payment in Lieu of Tax agreement that might lead to 30 new jobs. A company already established in the Industrial Park wants to buy a $300,000 machine, and it is asking for a five-year PILOT...
Job openings available in Centerville (10/05/12)
Special to the Tribune NASHVILLE - Agrana Fruit US, Inc. will expand its Centerville facility, according to the company and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. It comes with an investment of nearly $10 million and will create 64 new jobs at the plant in Hickman County. Agrana Fruit is a world leader in fruit preparations for the dairy industry. The Centerville expansion makes jobs available in all areas of the facility...
Cascade repeats as region champ (10/05/12)
The Cascade Champions have been the best golf team in the region all season and they backed it up once again on Tuesday, winning their second consecutive Region 6A/AA Tournament title by a wide 36-stroke margin over the second place Marshall County Tigers at the Lawrenceburg Golf & Country Club. Forrest's Blake Tansil prolonged his fine senior season, shooting an 83 to earn the county's only state tournament berth when he defeated Giles County's Cole Wade in a one-hole playoff.
Homecoming games turn into must-wins (10/05/12)
The trio of county football squads lost by a combined score of 143-42 in last week's not so pretty gridiron action. MCHS, Forrest and Cornersville are all facing a playoff crisis and will be fighting for a continuation to the post-season in Week 7, but what could be better for morale than homecoming week. All three schools will have their weeklong activities that lead up to the crowning of the queen, and then there will football at Preston Hopkins, "The Rock" and "Frog Bottom".
Lady Bulldogs and Tigerettes fit to be tied again (10/05/12)
For the third time in their last four meetings, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs and Marshall County Tigerettes were unable to determine a winner, as the two teams battled to a 1-1 tie on Thursday afternoon at CHS. Having played Marshall County to a 1-1 draw in a non-District game four weeks earlier in Lewisburg, the Lady Bulldogs (2-7-2, 1-5-1 District) drew first blood and jumped out to an early 1-0 lead on a goal by senior midfielder Kaleigh Welch.
MCYFL Week 7 (10/05/12)
KJ Jackson put the Falcons on the scoreboard first taking the first play of the game to the endzone on a 60 yard TD run. The Warriors would take the lead in the 2nd quarter with Marcus O'Neal scoring on a 37 yard TD run and Markese Davis adding the extra point run to make it 7-6. The Falcons answered right back with KJ Jackson scoring his 2nd 60 yard TD run of the day. Kavarion Whitaker added the extra point run and the Falcons led 13-7 at halftime. Kavarion Whitaker would give the Falcons another score in the 3rd quarter on a 30 yard TD run to make it a 19-7 win for the Falcons.
Brenda Gayle Eady (10/05/12)
Brenda Gayle Eady, 62, of Chapel Hill, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in Chapel Hill. Mrs. Eady was born in Davidson County and was a daughter of the late Bill and Carine Keel Ketchum. She was a homemaker and worked for many years in the food service industry, having retired from Paul's Market in Chapel Hill...
Donna Foster (10/05/12)
Donna Foster, 56, a resident of Columbia, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. A native of Lewisburg, Donna was the daughter of Mary Ellen Foster and the late Rufus Guy Foster Jr. She was a 1973 graduate of Marshall County High School and a graduate of Austin Peay State University. She worked as an advisory software engineer for IBM and was a former employee of the Federal Reserve Bank in Nashville. She was a member of the Church of Christ...