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Lady Rocket duo makes college pick

Parker Wales and Carli Warner have been staples of the Forrest Lady Rocket softball program for several years.From their earliest time in youth leagues and middle school, through their state …
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: …
Marilyn W. Cox, 73, of Lewisburg, TN, died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, at Alive Hospice Murfreesboro. She was a native of Marshall County and a graduate of Forrest High School. The daughter of the late …
Nancy George passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at Select Specialty Hospital in Nashville. Nancy was best known throughout the community for her outstanding work as a music director and …
Stanley Evans Davis, 62, of Lewisburg, TN, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, at his home. He was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Hershel Everett and Nancy Liggett Davis. He was a …
Mr. Roy Bernard O’Neal passed away Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Today, we celebrate the life of Roy Bernard O’Neal. Bernard was born on Nov. 29, 1943, to LeRoy and Maxine O’Neal in …
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
CHAPEL HILL — It was a scrappy contest in Chapel Hill Tuesday night between the Forrest Lady Rockets and the Fayetteville City Lady Tigers, Forrest losing the battle 43-40.The Lady Rockets …
CHAPEL HILL — The Forrest Rockets left it all on the floor as they hosted Fayetteville City Tuesday night, falling to the Tigers 37-35. Out of the gate, it was an aggressive and fast-paced …
LEWISBURG — The Marshall County Tigers (3-2) welcomed the Glencliff Colts for the nightcap, non-district matchup on Friday night.  The Colts defeated the Tigers  64-61 defeated the …
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