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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
Charles Randall (Randy) Hazlett, 67, of Lewisburg, TN, left this world on Nov. 25, 2021, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN. He was born in Lewisburg on April 11, 1954, to James …
Graveside service for Mrs. Sandra Kay “Sandy” Orr, 74, of Oxford, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at Forestlawn Gardens in Golden Springs. Reverend David Hodnett and …
Mr. Richard M. Dickson, Sr., 90, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at his residence. Born on June 12, 1931, in Lynn, MA, he was raised in Castine, ME, by his late parents, Milton E. and …
Mrs. Sam Mills, 61, of the Verona community of Marshall County was born on Sept. 8, 1960, in Jacksonville, FL. She passed from this life on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, with her husband and son at her …
Mr. Stephen F. “Moses” Young, 70, died Monday morning, Nov. 22, 2021, at his home in Chapel Hill. Mr. Young was born in Bedford County and was a son of the late James Archie …
Local news

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 …

Burke's Outlet is Hiring

Burke's Outlet, locted at 148 The Acres Shopping Center in Lewisburg will be hiring for all positions. Contact Amy Renfro, Michelle Popejoy or Michael Popejoy at 931-297-5038 to apply.

TWRA Hunter Ed Course

Hunter Education class to be held at East      Commerce Baptist Church There will be a Hunter Education Classroom Course at East Commerce Baptist Church, Oct. 18, 19, 21, 22; 5 p.m. …
Local sports
Columns

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...

Colleges

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 …

Five bold predictions for college football in '21

Kirby Smart has been building the Georgia Bulldogs into a perennial power for years now. Since he was hired as the Bulldogs' head coach in 2016, Georgia has dominated the SEC East and in addition to winning an SEC title in 2017, Georgia went on to face Alabama in the national championship later that season. Smart has built a winning pedigree, having posted 10-plus win seasons in three of his five seasons at the helm for Georgia...

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 …
The FMS Lady Rockets travelled to Eagleville Monday night for a Duck River Valley Conference matchup with the Eagleville Lady Eagles and they took control from the beginning, never letting up in a …
High Schools
LEWISBURG — In a tri-match hosted by Marshall County High School, the Tigers were able to defeat cross-county rival Cornersville, 36-24, but suffered a 42-6 defeat at the hands of Spring …
It must have been some rust or maybe too much turkey for the Lady Rockets, who came out slow after the Thanksgiving break and suffered their first loss of the season. Forrest hosted the Eagleville …
When Forrest plays nearby Eagleville in a rivalry that goes back many decades, crazy stuff always seems to happen and that was the case Tuesday night at Chapel Hill with the Rockets coming away with …
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