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Tigerettes hoping successful preseason carries to regular season

Playing in one of the toughest, if not the toughest, district in the state has been a challenge for the Marshall County Tigerettes. Despite facing a brutal district slate, the returning core of players are building on a solid preseason and eager to begin the 2021 season, according to coach Mike Livingston...
Obituaries
Brenda Sarah Teague Jackson, 69, of Tullahoma, TN, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at Vanderbilt-Harton Hospital. A celebration of life service will be held at a later time. She was born in Ellijay, …
Vanda “Van” Lynn Kelley, 63, of Lewisburg, TN, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, after complications following several emergency surgeries. She was born in Lewisburg, TN and was a …
Mary Barbara Zumbro passed away on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at Oakwood in Lewisburg, TN at the age of 98. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, beginning at 1 p.m. in the …
Kenneth Jeffrey “Jeff” Brooks, 61, former Owner of Brooks Machine Company and resident of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at Maury Regional Medical Center from complications to …
Jeffrey Lee Myers, 57, of Chelsea, AL, passed away at home on Jan. 4, 2022. Jeff was born on Dec. 17, 1964, in Fort Lauderdale, FL, to Bob and Pat Myers. Bob and Pat moved to Lewisburg, TN, in …
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Vote for Henry Horton

Tennessee State Parks wants you to vote for your favorite park and support them at the same time. Through the end of January, the State Parks are hosting My TN State Park 2022, where one dollar …

Commission approves study in rare December meeting

The Marshall County Commission met last Thursday in a rare December meeting. The commission generally closes their year in November, as the 4th Monday of December generally conflicts with the date …

Council selects Haislip

The Lewisburg City Council, in a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon, selected current First Ward Councilman Bam Haislip as the next Lewisburg city manager. The other four council members …

Commission looks to remain competitive

The Marshall County Commission is extending its work year after Monday night’s monthly meeting. Traditionally, the November meeting marks the final commission meeting for the year but a special …

Veterans Day Parade to be held November 11th

Marshall County and the City of Lewisburg will host the county’s first annual Veterans Day Parade on Thursday, November 11. The parade will begin at Marshall County High School at 9:30 a.m. and …

Lewisburg to narrow city manager field

The Lewisburg City Council added an hour to next Tuesday’s regular meeting at its work session Tuesday afternoon. The council will meet in a special called meeting, beginning at 5 p.m. prior to …
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Conference realignment that nobody wants

When Oklahoma and Texas secured their spot in the SEC with a unanimous vote for admission last week, it officially set in motion a cascade of events that will lead to a drastic change in the landscape of college football—a change that nobody seems to want...

College football faces changes

The world of college football is about to get turned on its head. Last week, news broke that Texas and Oklahoma had reached out to the SEC about possibly leaving the Big 12 conference and seeking greener pastures in the nation's premier football conference...

Despite loss, US women still favorites

Well, that's not the start we wanted. Early Wednesday morning, several sports began their Olympic journey in Tokyo, notably with softball and women's soccer. In a stunning upset, Sweden blanked the U.S. Women's national team, 3-0, breaking a 44-match win streak by the U.S....

US Women showcase protest of anthem

We're on the verge of the greatest event in sports. After COVID derailed the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which were originally scheduled to be held last summer, nations around the globe are holding Olympic Trials and teams who will compete are holding their final tune up games to prepare for the Games, which begin with the opening ceremony on July 23...

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Top local sports stories from ’21

Each year brings about local highlights that impact and shape a community’s history, and 2021 was no exception for Marshall County.Filled with highs including state championships and lows that …

Vols hoping for six wins in '21

At long last, it’s football time in Tennessee. The Volunteer football program has surely undergone its share of changes over the past year, from the departure of former coach Jeremy Pruitt …

Community
Three students of the Lewisburg Wado-Ryu karate school recently traveled to Murfreesboro and successfully tested for first degree black belt.  These students have undergone several years of …
High Schools
CLASS 1A OFFENSE QB – Richard Hunter, South Pittsburg, Sr. QB – Matthew Albritton, Gordonsville, Jr. QB – Emmett Hegland, Midway, Sr. RB – Seth Birchfield, Cloudland, …
The Cornersville Bulldogs hosted its first wrestling match in over 40 years Tuesday night, welcoming intra-county rivals Forrest and Marshall County High School to Frog Bottom. It was a big …
After a solid 5-2 start to the season, the Forrest Rockets have lost six out of their last eight games, including a 56-44 loss to Community in the District 7-AA opener Friday night at Chapel …
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