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Stories from Friday, January 18, 2013

Whitmire appeal denied (01/18/13)
By Karen Hall Staff Writer A man with connections to the Valentine's Day murder victim Bill Ross recently had his appeal denied by the Court of Criminal Appeals in Nashville. A Marshall County jury found Jimmy Lee Whitmire, 45, guilty of especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, and aggravated burglary. At Whitmire's 2007 trial, just a week before he was murdered, Ross testified as a character witness...
Liquor law faces changes (01/18/13)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer CHAPEL HILL - Aldermen and the mayor here are changing their ordinance on liquor stores. A liquor referendum, approved 2-1 by voters on Nov. 6, came with adoption of the town's liquor store ordinance saying that wine and spirits can't be sold near parks or gathering places...
Board wants SROs, debates school safety (01/18/13)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer In an effort to find out what can be done, the county's school board endorsed the sheriff's request for financial support from three municipalities so school resource officers may be posted at five elementary schools...
Respect is signigicant issue (01/18/13)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer A Tennessee lawmaker who's served on a House committee to study school safety issues reflected Tuesday on the Dec. 12 school shootings in Connecticut, saying respect is a key issue for Americans. "We learned that we can't make assumptions," Rep. ...
'I just followed my dreams': Tigerettes' Moyers, who wants to stay close to home (01/18/13)
On Wednesday at MCHS, Tigerette all-purpose standout Morgan Moyers signed a Letter of Intent to play softball next season at Motlow College in Lynchburg. "Motlow was close to home, I didn't really want to go to a big school and I really liked coach Raby," said Moyers. "I just followed my dreams, now here it is."
'It just felt like home', Campbell says of visit to Lady Bucks' field (01/18/13)
Campbell signs with Motlow State After adding former Cornersville shortstop Makenzie Hopkins to their program last year, Motlow State Community College snatched up another CHS softball standout on Wednesday afternoon when senior Makayla Campbell signed a letter of intent to play for the Lady Bucks. Having started each of her first three years at Cornersville, Campbell has batted leadoff for the Lady Bulldogs the last two seasons while earning All-District honors twice.
LMS hoops squads move on (01/18/13)
Due to the ice storm on Tuesday and more bad weather on Thursday, the LMS hoops squads had their second round TMSAA Area 2/Class AA Tournament games pushed back to Friday at Lewis County Middle School. The LMS girls sent early shockwaves through the tournament, opening up with a four-overtime 22-19 instant classic win over previously unbeaten and second seeded Bridgeforth Monday night.
Gymnasts compete for championships (01/18/13)
The Discovery Gymnastics Compulsory teams competed at the Music City Invitational in November. This is a huge competition with over 700 gymnasts from more than 30 different gyms throughout six states. The Level 3, 4, and 5 teams from Discovery all participated at the meet held in Cool Springs. The Level 3 team was awarded second place in their session, the Level 4 team received ninth place, and the Level 5 team received eighth place in their sessions. Several gymnasts received top three finishes.
TWRA Trout Truck heading to Marshall and Franklin County waters for first time (01/18/13)
TWRA Trout Truck heading to Marshall and Franklin County waters for first time From the TSWA The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will send a hatchery truck to two bodies of water in southern Middle Tennessee never stocked before with winter trout. According to TWRA Fish Biologist Jim Pipas, the first truck from Flintville Hatchery will deliver 350 rainbow trout to Big Rock Creek in Marshall County on Tuesday January, 22 at approximately 9 a.m. Stocked Trout Water Designations Trout Stream or Lake
Jay T. Park (01/18/13)
Jay T. Park, 88, of Huntland, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and a retired electrician. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Memory Park; sons, Johnathan and Jay Park; brother, William H. Park; and sister, Mary Alice Coyle...
Billy Mayfield Hilliard (01/18/13)
Billy Mayfield Hilliard, 79, of Nashville, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Mr. Hilliard served in the US Army, and retired from W.P. Ballard & Co. After retirement, he worked for Ralph's Cleaners and then retired from Kroger. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Hilliard; parents, Ernest and Leslie Hilliard; sisters, Ruth Chunn, Lillian Chunn, Frances Hilliard, Lois Sanders, Geneva Church, and Dorothy Locke; and brothers, Ernest Hilliard and Joe Hilliard...
Patricia Ann Huitt (01/18/13)
Patricia Ann Huitt, 69, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Marshall Medical Center. Ms. Huitt was a native of Rock Island, Ill., and daughter of the late William and Louise Melton Burns. She was retired from Inter City Products and was a member of the Church of God...
Betty B. Ellis Hooper (01/18/13)
Betty B. Ellis Hooper, 79, a 50-year resident of Barstow, Calif., went to be with our Lord Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in her home, surrounded by family and friends. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend and incredible lady. She was born in Pulaski on Feb. ...