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Being the “new kid on the block” has its positives and negatives, especially when “the block” is an entire county with numerous things happening on a daily basis.  …

Tribune tabs Carter as new staff writer

When the staff writer position came open for the Marshall County Tribune, the paper’s management didn’t have to search too far to fill the opening. Will Carter has been named the …
Carol Marsh of the Robert Lewis Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution gives the welcoming message for the Flag Day ceremony where she gave some insightful history into the holiday.

FLAG DAY CEREMONY

In honor of the 138th anniversary of Flag Day, the Robert Lewis Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted a public Flag Day ceremony at the Abner Houston Memorial Cabin in Lewisburg …

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 …
2023 Gradutes
Obituaries
Rebecca Holley Adcox
Rebecca Holley Adcox, 90, of Lewisburg, TN, died Sunday, June 18, 2023, at Maury County Regional Health Center. Rebecca was born Feb. 10, 1933, in Diana, TN, to the late Horace Holley and Thelma …
Dorothy Jean Bruce Pugh
Mrs. Dorothy Jean Bruce Pugh, 72, of Chapel Hill, TN died Saturday evening, May 20, 2023, in Murfreesboro, TN. She was preceded in death by her father, Garrett Thomas Bruce and her brother, Harry …
Mary F. Wright Cashion
Mary F. Wright Cashion, 90, of Carlisle, PA, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2023, at her home. She was born on June 6, 1932, in Lewisburg, TN, and was a daughter of the late James Lee Wright and Annie …
Patricia Ann Myers
Patricia Ann Myers, 81, of New Market, AL, a previous resident of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at Hospice Family Care in Huntsville. She was born March 3, 1942, in Evansville, IN, to the …
John Hardin (Jack) Whaley
John Hardin (Jack) Whaley passed away on June 29, 2023. He was the husband of Lana Kai Whaley and father of Piper Leara Whaley. Born in Columbia, TN on April 17, 1992, Jack was the son of Jill …
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One thing I’ve always loved about the Bedford and Marshall County communities is just how much the folks here love their local sports. For one, it’s given us a steady source of material …

2024 SEC Format: Winners and Losers

Change can be good, but change can also be scary.  If you haven’t seen the news surrounding the Southeastern Conference (SEC), and their conference scheduling format, then you’re in …

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 …

Community
Saddle Creek Golf Club recently held a celebration honoring Bobby Beech’s remarkable accomplishment of hitting his third hole-in-one on Hole 5. His most recently hit hole-in-one came on …
Carter Silverthorn had quite the weekend, both in the field and on the court. A sixth-grader at Delk Henson, Silverthorn plays both travel baseball and basketball. On Sunday, he hit a grand slam in …
Colleges

Former Lady ‘Dawg headed to Chattanooga State

As the 2022-2023 District 9-A MVP, Polk was able to score on multiple levels, as well as direct the Lady ‘Dawg offense.

Cornersville graduate Alicia Polk had a love for softball for most of her life. It wasn’t until she played in a summer league last year that she fell in love with basketball. That summer love …

Mealer’s transfer to Tennessee ‘a dream come true’

Former Forrest Lady Rocket was the team leader in batting average with MTSU during her sophomore season before announcing her transfer to Tennessee.

Former Forrest Lady Rocket standout softball player Laura Mealer has always had dreams of playing softball at a Power 5 school, specifically at Tennessee. After the conclusion of the 2022 season, …

High Schools
As of Sunday afternoon, it’s officially the half-way point of the 2023 MLB season. There’s been plenty of highs and lows along the way. Here’s a look at the highlights from the …
Two members of the Lady Rockets were named to the TSWA All-State team for their efforts in guiding Forrest to its second-straight second-place finish in the TSSAA Class 2A state tournament. Macyn …
Mikey Stoddard started attending football camps and eventually attended a camp to Carson-Newman. After that camp in Jefferson City, he had a pretty good idea of where he wanted to attend college. …
Web Extras
Making the moral of the story stick − a media psychologist explains the research behind ‘Sesame Street,’ ‘Arthur’ and other children’s TV
To adult viewers, educational media content for children, such as “Sesame Street” or “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” may seem rather simplistic. The pacing is slow, key themes are often repeated and the visual aspects tend to be plain.…
With Beyoncé’s foray into country music, the genre is finally breaking free from the stereotypes that have long dogged it
On Super Bowl Sunday, Beyoncé released two country songs – “16 Carriages” and “Texas Hold ‘Em” – that elicited a mix of admiration and indignation. This is not her first foray into the genre, but it is her most successful and controversial entry. …
Most surprising March Madness winners of all time
ATS.io compiled a ranking of the most surprising men's March Madness national champions of the last 40 years using Sports Reference data.
FAFSA website meltdown: How to avoid additional frustration with financial aid applications
When Congress passed the FAFSA Simplification Act in 2020, it was touted as making it easier for more families to access the government funding they need to send their children to college. But as recent events have shown, it actually made things more complicated, frustrating and confusing. …
Why does a leap year have 366 days?
Leap Day is coming. Marvin Samuel Tolentino Pineda/iStock, via Getty images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d …