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Gentry leads Lady ‘Dawgs past Tigerettes

CORNERSVILLE — Ady Gentry went for 19 points and the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs rallied from a slim halftime deficit to defeat their rivals from Lewisburg on Tuesday night, 43-36. …

Tigers weather pesky Bulldogs, pull away late

CORNERSVILLE — For the better part of three and a half quarters, the Cornersville Bulldogs hung tough against the up-tempo pace by the Marshall County Tigers during Tuesday night’s …
Obituaries
April 24, 1937 - November 17, 2022 Melvin Thomas Blalock, age 85, passed away at his home on Nov. 17, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie Franklin and Melvina Cole Blalock: …
Minnie Mildred McLain was born on Feb. 3, 1929, to John Henry McLean and Ina E. Mayberry McLean. She passed from this earth on Oct. 30, 2022. She attended Second Avenue Church of Christ and worked …
March 18, 1931 - November 27, 2022 When Jesus called, she went. Carol Lee Foreman, 91, of Lewisburg, TN, went into the arms of Jesus on November 27, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Since …
Joe Terrance “Terry” Spray, 69, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at his residence. He was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Joe Willie and Betty Wortham Spray. …
James Lee Allen, 97, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, at NHC Oakwood. He was a native of the Archer community in Marshall County, the son of the late Ernest and Ella Lane Allen. He …
Local news

Chapel Hill secures long-term water deal

Chapel Hill took an important step toward improving future water supply at the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting on Monday. The town officially entered into an agreement with the county water …

Quite a Buzz

A swarm of bees created quite a buzz Friday morning. Vickie Hay, owner of Marshall County Title & Escrow, Inc., noticed a swarm of bees on the side of the building by her office.  She …

Crowded election year for the county

2022 will be a busy election year for Marshall County with the county general election, as well as a host of municipal, state, and federal seats up for grabs. Voters will have two opportunities in …

Commission fills one seat, no interest in another

The Marshall County Commission filled a vacancy on Monday night butwere forced to leave another vacant. Commissioners filled the 8th District seat vacated by the move out of district by Vincent …

Commission makes appointments

The Marshall County Commission dealt with a long and routine agenda at Monday night’s monthly meeting. Commissioners approved members and alternates for the county’s Board of …

School Board honors Teachers of the Year

To open the March 14 Marshall County Board of Education meeting, Director of Schools Jacob Sorrells and Elementary Curriculum Supervisor Tammy Lewis introduced and honored the 2022 Teachers of the …
Local sports
Columns

Hunting trip leaves lifetime memories

In the world of sports, occasionally you see one of those rare performances that just create legendary stories. Wilt Chamberlain scoring 100 points against the New York Knicks in 1962, Vince …

Front office, not Willis, at fault for Titans’ loss

It’s tough when you’ve got a machine rolling and you take a hit to that image—especially when you weren’t considered to be a player in the first place.The Titans once again …

College landscape hit with more realignment

About 10 years ago, when the last major round of conference realignments came around, I suspected there would be a major shift in the landscape of college sports. Boy did I hit the nail on the …

My teams let me down...again

I’m beginning to think I may never get to experience a championship as a fan of any of my teams. No, seriously. It’s been nothing but heartbreak for any of my teams I’m a fan …

Colleges

Cornersville cheerleaders visit UT

Cornersville High School’s cheerleaders participated in a “Spirit Days” pregame performance Saturday at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville for the University of Tennessee football game. …

Five bold predictions for college football

With just over a month until the 2022 college football season kicks off, teams are putting in the summer work, while fans’ excitement, and perhaps anxiety, reaches a fever pitch, leading up to …

Community
The Chapel Hill Elementary Tournament began in Spring of 1962, later becoming the World Tournament in the 1970s.The postseason turned preseason contest gained the title of World Tournament because of …
CHAPEL HILL — The Forrest Middle Rockets weren’t playing around Thursday night, hosting No. 2 Fayetteville City Tigers in a heated championship matchup, securing the win 40-16.The Tigers …
High Schools
When Cornersville wrestling coach Sam Hubbell departed for Spring Hill High School, the school’s administration wanted to keep building on the groundwork laid last season in the restart of the …
EAGLEVILLE — In a backyard, non-district tussle against Eagleville on Tuesday night, the Forrest Lady Rockets struggled to match the Lady Eagles’ offensive production and took a tough on …
EAGLEVILLE — A second-quarter charge by Forrest to capture a lead by halftime didn’t hold in the second half as Eagleville’s C.J. Goers rattled loose for 27 points and the Eagles …
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