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Stories from Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Early voting down in county (11/07/12)
From Staff Reports The number of Marshall County residents voting early and absentee in Tuesday's election was down from voter turnout in the 2008 presidential election. In 2008, there were 6,154 county voters casting early and absentee ballots, County Elections Administrator Tristan Arnold said Tuesday. That level of participation by early and absentee voters dropped by 377 to 5,777...
Liquor sales OK'd in Chapel Hill referendum (11/07/12)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Nearly two-thirds of the voters in Chapel Hill approved the town's retail liquor package store referendum on Tuesday. With 920 town residents registered to vote there, 554 votes approved the referendum, according to unofficial results. There were 348 people voting to permit package stores and 192 people voting against liquor...
Spivey elected to state House (11/07/12)
From Staff Reports Marshall County's new state representative is Billy Spivey, according to uncertified results issued Tuesday night at the county election office. "I just carried the right message," Spivey said to explain why he won, citing "smaller government and lower taxes, and being willing to give it the effort we gave it two years ago."...
Mt. Pleasant aerial assault grounds Rockets (11/07/12)
The Forrest gridiron season ended in a tough 26-21 loss at Mt. Pleasant Friday night as the Tigers defended their home field, scoring a late touchdown to offset a Rockets' comeback that gave them an early fourth quarter lead. Forrest head coach Joe Moos said after the game, "We played our game in spurts, we pounded them sometimes and then we gave up some big plays. Our kids were in position; they just had some great athletes."...
Hurricanes batter Tigers (11/07/12)
After winning their final two games of the regular season, the Marshall County Tigers (5-6) were unable to carry that momentum into the postseason, as they suffered a 38-0 loss in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs to the East Hamilton Hurricanes in Chattanooga. Although they only started playing football four years ago, the Hurricanes showed why they posted 9-1 record during the regular season and captured the District 6-AA title.
CMS Lady Bulldogs beat out Richland for 3rd in CABC tournament (11/07/12)
Coming off a disappointing 28-24 loss to Columbia Academy two days earlier, the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs salvaged a third place finish in the Cornersville Athletic Booster Club tournament by defeating the Richland Lady Raiders 28-19 in the consolation finals on Saturday night. After taking an 11-9 lead into halftime, the Lady Bulldogs held a tenuous 16-15 lead late in the third quarter, before pulling away down the stretch and outscoring Richland 12-4 the rest of the way to claim the nine-point victory.
Columbia Academy clips CMS Lady Bulldogs (11/07/12)
The Cornersville Middle School Lady Bulldogs (1-3) failed to advance to the finals of the Cornersville Athletic Booster Club tournament for the first time in four years after losing 28-24 to Columbia Academy in the semifinals on Thursday night. CA held an 11-9 lead at halftime before opening up a 26-16 advantage midway through the fourth quarter. The Lady Bulldogs engineered a late rally and sliced the deficit to 26-24 with :48 left, but Columbia Academy held Cornersville scoreless on their final three possessions to hold on for the four-point victory.
Mr. Henry S. Godshall (11/07/12)
Mr. Henry S. Godshall, 47, of the Clay Hill Community of Marshall County, died on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in Columbia. He was a son of the late Willard Long and Dorothy Eleanor Smith Godshall, who survives. Mr. Godshall is survived by his mother, Dorothy Godshall of the Clay Hill Community; two sisters, Regina Godshall Wanner of Woodbury and Rebecca Godshall Piller of Mentor, Ohio; and two brothers, Melvin Godshall of Lewisburg and Kenneth Godshall of Willoughby, Ohio...
Robert Lee Higgins (11/07/12)
Robert Lee Higgins, 90, formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Shannondale Health Care Center in Knoxville. Bob was born in Charlestown, Mass., on Aug. 20, 1922, to the late Westra Hutchinson and Mae Orr Higgins. He completed his secondary education at Boston Public Latin School. ...
Col. Jerry Cashion (11/07/12)
Col. Jerry Cashion, US Army, 49, of Carlisle, Pa., died on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at his home. He was born May 19, 1963, in Lewisburg, the son of Mary (Wright) Cashion of Carlisle and the late Grady Jerrel Cashion. Jerry was a 1981 graduate of Cornersville High School, received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1986 from Tennessee Tech, and earned a Master's Degree in Military Strategic Studies at the United States Army War College, Carlisle. ...