Obituaries
Shirley Towns passed away peacefully Sunday, March 19, 2023, in Gainesville, GA. She was born in Nashville, TN on Nov. 1, 1940. Shirley was a graduate of Hillsboro High School in Nashville, TN and …
Mary Jane (Clark) Connelly, 90, of Fayetteville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 19, 2023. A native of Cornersville, TN, Mrs. Connelly was the daughter of the late J.P. and …
Nancy Carol Lasater Perryman, 81, beloved Mother, was called to her eternal resting place on March 17, 2023. She entered this world on November 18, 1941, in Marshall County, TN, born to William Clyde …
Willie Paul Davis, Sr., 78, of Lewisburg, was called to his eternal resting place on March 19, 2023. He entered this world on Dec. 18, 1944, in Columbia, TN, born to Lloyd and Gracie Mae Ramsey …
Barry Neal Wiser, 58, of Lewisburg, TN, died Saturday, March 18, 2023, at his residence. He was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Charles and Virginia Smith Wiser. He was the owner …
Local news

Haley charged in 95 count indictment

A Marshall County man is facing a 95 count indictment after an investigation by the state Comptroller determined a series of thefts over several years from a volunteer fire department. The …

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 …
Local sports
Columns

Hamlin injury leaves lasting impact on NFL

It’s been over a week since the terrifying injury to Damar Hamlin and it’s safe to say that single injury may have changed the NFL forever.During the first quarter last week, the Buffalo …

Titans are in panic mode after latest loss

It’s officially time to hit the panic button for the Tennessee Titans. On Christmas Eve, the Titans saw the Houston Texans snap a nine-game skid in Nashville and the Titans’ grip on …

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 …

Colleges

Top bowls to catch this holiday season

While the landscape of college football is in an ever-changing state, between NIL deals, transfer portals, realignment and expansion, one thing that hasn’t changed is the fervor surrounding …

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. …

Community
Two local youth wrestlers recently took home state wrestling championships. Walter Pigg took home gold in the Tot Heavyweight division and Rhyder Pratt won in the Bantam Heavyweight division.The two …
There will be several upcoming dates in which Marshall County athletes can register for spring ball.Boys and girls must be age four by April 30, 2023. Signups will be held at the Richard Cashion …
High Schools
LEWISBURG — The Marshall County Tigerettes and Tullahoma Lady Wildcats battled in a dandy of a district matchup on Thursday night, but in the end, Tullahoma came through with a pair of …
LEWISBURG — Just about everything fell Marshall County’s way as the Tigers won their third-straight, beating Hume-Fogg in blowout fashion on Thursday night, 19-2.The Tigers showcased …
UNIONVILLE — The Community Vikings and Marshall County Tigers each had leads, but neither team could maintain its lead as the Vikings and Tigers battled to a 2-2 tie in their soccer contest …
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