Stories from Friday, December 14, 2012
Woman gets four years community corrections
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Murfreesboro woman was placed on community corrections instead of being sent to prison for her alleged role in a drug sale here. Africa McQuiddy, 31, was charged with conspiracy to sell more than 0.5 gram of crack cocaine. According to Special Agent Shane Daugherty of the 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force, McQuiddy's half-sister, Tonya Hampton, 40, talked to the confidential informant, but McQuiddy completed the exchange of drugs for money on Nov. 10, 2011...
Repair on the Square
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Lewisburg's public square has more activity than meets the eye, although there's plenty to see. Highlights include: Creation of a new front door for Marshall County Courthouse officials, attorneys, plaintiffs and defendants;...
Teledyne tax cut will lead to more jobs
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A Lewisburg company will be financing a planned expansion of its operations with a PILOT grant authorized by the city council this week. Teledyne Electronic Manufacturing Services will be buying $3.7 million worth of new equipment, and may be spending as much as $800,000 on a 25,000 square foot addition to their existing facility...
Statue to leave TWHBEA
By Karen Hall Staff Writer The life-size bronze statue of Midnight Sun, one of the top Tennessee Walking Horses of all time, will leave its spot in front of TWHBEA headquarters on North Ellington Parkway next year. The statue was on loan to the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association from its home at Dixie Plantation, stated Executive Assistant Diane White...
Lady Rockets knock off Cascade
The Cascade Lady Champions travelled to Chapel Hill on a four-game winning streak, undefeated in District 9A play and seemingly with the upper hand Tuesday night, but the Forrest Lady Rockets spoiled the party, knocking off the Wartrace girls 50-42.
It was the eighth consecutive victory for the Lady Rockets over Cascade (7-3, 3-1) and the first district win for Forrest (4-9, 1-3) this season.
Tigers hold off Page, make it 4 straight
The Marshall County Tigers extended their current winning streak to four games on Tuesday night by defeating District 12-AA rival Page 72-63 at home.
Having won the last eight meetings against the Patriots, the Tigers (5-2, 4-1 District) held a slender 29-27 lead at halftime prior to opening up a 47-35 advantage late in the third quarter.
Lady Bulldogs whip Richland, Raiders rough up Bulldogs
The Cornersville Lady Bulldogs picked up an important District win on Tuesday night when they defeated archrival Richland 55-44 at home to notch their second straight win over the Lady Raiders.
In the nightcap, the Bulldogs had a much tougher time of it and dropped a 63-34 decision to a strong Richland squad.
After handing CHS their only District loss last year, Richland came into Tuesday's contest with a 2-0 record in conference play and had defeated their first two league opponents by an average of 27 points.
LMS Tigerettes surge past Whitthorne
The Lewisburg Middle School Tigerettes (2-6) snapped their six-game losing streak on Monday night when they defeated Whitthorne Middle School 34-30 at home.
Whitthorne had narrowly defeated Lewisburg 36-34 in their previous meeting on Nov. 29, and held a 20-15 lead at halftime of Monday's contest before opening up a 27-18 advantage midway through the third quarter.
Rockets' losing streak continues
After losing just one regular season District 9A game last season, the Forrest Rockets are now mired in a three-game league losing streak following a 65-57 loss to the Cascade Champions Tuesday night in Chapel Hill.
The Rockets, who did not lose a home district contest the entire 2011-2012 campaign, fell to 6-6 overall on the season and are 1-3 in district play.
Forrest goes 2-1 at Lebanon Duel Wrestling Meet
Forrest 42 Tullahoma 41
132: Cooper McNair, FORR, pinned Riley Dean, TULL, 2:58. 138: Clay Watson, FORR, pinned Robert Simpson, TULL, 5:10. 145: Brennon Watson, TULL, forf. . 152: Bryan Clanton, FORR, tech. fall Chris Howse, TULL, 0:00 22-6. 160: Tristan Scott, TULL, forf. . 170: Jamie Boyce, FORR, pinned Dylan Pearson, TULL, 1:46. 182: Tyler McClendon, FORR, pinned Jordan Snow, TULL, 0:11. 195: Zach McCoy, FORR, forf. . 220: Spencer McGuiggan, FORR, forf. . 285: Christian Kazmark, TULL, pinned Logan Wright, FORR, 1:11. 106: Adam Rogers, TULL, pinned CJ Monce, FORR, 0:30. 113: Cleveland Cyree, TULL, tech. fall Alex Jordan, FORR, 0:00 17-0. 120: Devan Cyree, TULL, pinned Cage Hargrove, FORR, 1:54. 126: Dylan McElhaney, TULL, pinned Peyton Sisk, FORR, 2:37. (FORR SECTION 2 TEAM SCORING Art. 2 Rule h 1.000)
LMS Tigers pull away from Whitthorne
On Monday night, the Lewisburg Middle School Tigers (8-0) completed the season sweep of Whitthorne Middle School by defeating WMS 57-27 at home.
Having crushed Whitthorne 65-19 in their previous meeting on Nov. 29, Lewisburg had trouble shaking WMS early on in Monday's contest and trailed for much of the first half before taking a 24-17 lead into the break.
Tigerettes falter late against Page
For first three quarters, the Marshall County Tigerettes gave Page all they could handle, but were unable to hold off the Lady Patriots in the end, as the defending District 12-AA champs rallied from an eight-point second half deficit to defeat MCHS 47-33 in Lewisburg on Tuesday night.
Although Page returns all five starters from a team that posted a 24-5 record and advanced to the Sectional round of the playoffs last season, the Tigerettes (2-8, 2-3 District) did not seem to be intimidated and appeared poised to pull off the upset after building a 31-23 lead late in the third quarter.
MTCS sweeps Forrest in the 'Boro
The Forrest hoops squads suffered a pair of road losses in Murfreesboro Monday night with the girls losing 59-56, followed by an 82-72 loss by the Rockets.
The girls game was a whistle-happy foul affair with the officials calling 50 total fouls in the contest.
Cornersville Youth Football League
The Cornersville Youth Football League finished up a great season with an Awards Day on Nov. 18 in the Cornersville High School auditorium where everyone received a trophy. The CYFL is part of the Duck River Valley Youth
Footbal League which includes Cascade, Chapel Hill, Columbia Academy,Community, Eagleville, Flintville, Liberty, Middle Tennessee Christian School, and Moore County.
Callie Mae Johnson
Callie Mae Johnson, 89, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at NHC Healthcare. She was the daughter of the late Ida and Craig Moore Sr. of the Mooresville Community. Visitation with the family was Thursday, Dec. 13, at the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home, and Friday, Dec. 14, at Second Avenue Church of Christ. The funeral followed at noon. Brother Anthony Booker officiated. Interment was at Hill Cemetery...