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Stories from Wednesday, October 31, 2012

DREMC crew facing Sandy (10/31/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Duck River Electric Membership Corp. linemen and a supervisor from this area went to the Atlantic coast Sunday so they could restore power in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. "They were told to be prepared for a week, but we don't know if that means five or seven working days," said Freda Terry, wife of Timmy Terry, DREMC's district manager for Lewisburg. "They're supposed to be there Tuesday for when the storm hits, and then the aftermath," she said Monday...
Downtown hot spot endorsed (10/31/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Another step has been taken toward making Lewisburg's public square a free Internet hot spot. Four of five Marshall County commissioners have endorsed the idea fostered by City Manager Tommy Engram. Internet hot spots are attracting people to redevelopment areas in Chattanooga and Atlanta, the city manager has explained while discussing what is, so far, just a proposal. It's for business and economic daevelopment...
Halloween celebrated in parks (10/31/12)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer Small towns at the south end of the county held highly successful Halloween celebrations last weekend, in spite of the weather, which suddenly turned cool and breezy. Petersburg Parks and Rec went first on Friday afternoon, holding a Halloween Spooktacular Party in the Park. The shelter at Morgan Park was turned into a place for food and games, while outside costumed children jumped in a pile of leaves, and volunteer firefighters prepared s'mores over an open fire...
Thursday last day to vote early (10/31/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Thursday is the last day to vote early in city, state and federal elections for president, lawmakers and Chapel Hill's referendum on whether liquor stores should be permitted in that north Marshall County town. As of Tuesday morning, 4,600 Marshall County residents had voted, according to County Elections Administrator Tristan Arnold. ...
Tigers blank East Hickman (10/31/12)
Win and leave no doubt. The Marshall County Tigers (5-5, 4-4 District) cemented a spot in the playoffs by going on the road and defeating the East Hickman Eagles 28-0 on a cold and blustery Friday night. MCHS had won all three previous meetings against the Eagles and built a 14-0 lead in the first half of Friday's contest before tacking on two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter to cruise to the 28-point victory..
Raiders shut off Rockets for 9A title (10/31/12)
The Moore County Raiders (10-0, 6-0) finished off a perfect regular season, dominating Forrest (6-4, 4-2) on both sides of the ball in a 28-7 win Friday night in Chapel Hill, perpetuating their 25-year plus domination over the Rockets. With the win, Moore County earned a number one seed and a bye in next week's first round of the Class 1A playoffs, while Forrest garnered a five seed with their third place finish in league play and will travel to four-seeded Mt. Pleasant (6-4) on Friday night in a 2A match-up.
Raiders snuff out Bulldogs' playoff chances (10/31/12)
The Cornersville Bulldogs (3-7, 2-5 Region) had their playoff hopes extinguished on Friday night when they were defeated 63-34 in their regular season finale by the Richland Raiders (2-8, 2-5 Region) in Lynnville. Having won the last three meetings against Richland, the Bulldogs held a 13-6 lead at the end of the first quarter thanks to a 12-yard touchdown catch by wide out Stone Riner and a two-yard TD run by senior quarterback Hayden McMahon.
Hornets sting CMS Bulldogs (10/31/12)
After turning in a solid effort against Bridgeforth two days earlier, the Cornersville Middle School Bulldogs (0-2) were unable to build on that performance, as they were thumped 54-19 on the road by the Huntland Hornets on Thursday night. CMS trailed just 6-4 early in the second quarter, but the Hornets dominated the game from that point on and closed the first half with a 20-2 run to take a 26-6 lead into the break before outscoring Cornersville 28-13 over the final two quarters to cruise to the 35-point victory.
Huntland defeats CMS Lady Bulldogs (10/31/12)
The Cornersville Middle School Lady Bulldogs fell to 0-2 on the young basketball season after dropping a 27-17 decision on the road to the Huntland Lady Hornets on Thursday night. Having defeated CMS twice last year en route to finishing second in the TMSAA Class A Middle Tennessee Sectional Tournament, Huntland took command of Thursday's contest early and used stifling defensive pressure to build a 12-4 lead in the first half.
Emma Jean Holder Sanders (10/31/12)
Emma Jean Holder Sanders, 79, of the North Fork Community of Bedford County, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Mrs. Sanders was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late Everette Houston and Ruby Emma Haynes Slaughter. She was a very active member of North Fork Baptist Church. Mrs. Sanders was a homemaker and was retired from Cosmolab, Inc. in Lewisburg. In addition, she was a licensed tax preparer operating her income tax service for 26 years...
Horace Sherman Holt (10/31/12)
Horace Sherman Holt, 76, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski. Mr. Holt was born in Williamson County on June 14, 1936, son of Horace and Prudence Mae Green Holt. He was a retired school bus driver and farmer, and served in the U.S. Marines...
Raymond E. Boyce (10/31/12)
Raymond E. Boyce, 83, of Unionville, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Nashville. Mr. Boyce was born in Bedford County and was a son of the late John M. and Evelyn Rusher Boyce. He was a lifelong farmer and livestock dealer and a member of Rover Baptist Church...
Harriet June Sorensen (10/31/12)
Harriet June Sorensen, 73, of Lewisburg, formerly of Belding, Mich., died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Sorensen was a native of Charlotte, Mich., and daughter of the late Hubert James and Harriet May Wright Fisk. She was retired from the Chrysler Corporation...