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Chapel Hill Mayor Jackie King has submitted his resignation as mayor to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Effective on April 30, King cited “unforeseen personal reasons” in his letter for the announcement. King was in his first term as mayor but has a long history of service to the community, including as chief of police... more
• May 28 - The Marshall County Solid Waste Committee will meet Thursday at 9 a.m. The general public can access and listen to the meeting live by calling 931-359-5890. To view and listen to the live meeting go to: http://marshallcountytn.com/media • May 28 - The Regional Solid Waste Committee will meet May 28 at 10 a.m. The general public can access and listen to the meeting live by calling 931-359-5890. To view and listen to the live meeting go to: http://marshallcountytn.com/media... more
At Joe George Field Monday, June 8 Freshmen-10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sophmores-12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 9 Juniors-10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Seniors-12 p.m. to 2 p.m. more
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted sporting events, concerts, and festivals across the world so far this year, and Marshall County is no exception. In a press release delivered to the Tribune on Friday, the city of Lewisburg announced the cancellation for this year of the city’s annual Goats, Music, and More Festival, scheduled for the second weekend in October... more
The Marshall County Board of Education voted Monday night to move graduations for the county’s three high schools to June. Scheduled for Thursday, May 21, and Friday, May 22, originally, ceremonies will now be held Thursday, June 18, and Friday, June 19... more
A tip from one of our subscribers led us to Glenn and Helen Woodard’s farm in the southern part of Marshall County. PRAY, STAY HOME, STAY SAFE These are only words on a fence but they are so significant to us, especially during this pandemic. more
Shelby Lee Lowe performs outside concert Photo submitted The music is alive even in these unusual and difficult times. Shelby Lee Lowe performed an outside concert recently for the residents and staff of Village Manor during the COVID-19 lockdown. Shelby Lee Lowe is no stranger to Marshall County. His many talents of singing and playing the guitar are always enjoyed by everyone present. The music certainly brought pleasure to everyone while maintaining our social distancing... more
Derecho winds bring damage By Scott Pearson Associate Editor An uncommon weather event, known as a derecho, carried straight-line winds of up to 70 miles per hour, uninterrupted from Kansas through the southeast on Sunday afternoon, leaving damage and power outages in its wake... more
photo by Lydia Brown Brothers Clay and Andy Derryberry continued the music series of guest entertainers at Village Manor. It is becoming a Friday outdoors concert classic each week. The residents are excited to see who will sing. It is wonderful to have such talented people willing to give their time to make others happy... more
Gov. Bill Lee on Friday released more details to how restaurants and retail stores across most of Tennessee should reopen next week to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, while acknowledging the state will not enforce such measures to ensure implementation... more
NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks Tuesday announced it will extend the closure of all 56 state parks as officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation continue to monitor health and safety guidance related to COVID-19. The announcement extends Tennessee State Parks’ current closure beyond the previously announced April 14. Officials are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will notify the public when parks reopen... more
Brooks M. Leftwich, Marshall County High School’s Class of 2015 Valedictorian, has been selected for a Fulbright Scholarship to Taiwan for the 2020-21 academic year. He will spend the year as an English Teaching Assistant to supplement local English language instruction and to provide a native speaker presence in the classroom... more
One of the few scheduled events that has gone off without any cancellation or postponement is the state’s spring turkey hunting season. Trenton Wiles harvested this turkey Saturday, April 11. … more
On Wednesday, Gov. Bill Lee announced an expanded COVID-19 testing initiative, which will be available, at no cost, to all state residents, whether they show symptoms of the virus or not. “Testing has been a real challenge in this country,” Lee said during his press conference Wednesday. “We’ve had to be resourceful.”... more
The Marshall County School System will follow Gov. Bill Lee’s recommendation and not return to finish out this school year. Director of Schools Jacob Sorrells confirmed the end of the county’s school year in an email on Thursday morning. He added that details of how the schools would wrap up the year would be forthcoming in the next week or two... more
Marshall County recorded its first fatality connected to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Thursday's update from the Tennessee Department of Health. Nine positive cases have been recorded in the county. Negative tests for the virus total 163 as of Thursday... more
NASHVILLE –The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced it will close all 56 Tennessee state parks and state-owned state natural areas to the public effective April 4 through April 14, in support of Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order 23. This is a complete closure of facilities and access to all Tennessee State Parks and Designated State Natural Areas... more
Both the city of Lewisburg and Marshall County have filed with the state for approval to declare states of emergency in each jurisdiction. The declarations are largely housekeeping measures that will enable both to seek reimbursement from state or federal sources for expenses related to the COVID-19 outbreak... more
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is done with urging Tennessee residents to stay at home. Lee announced Executive Order 23 on Thursday afternoon, requiring that residents stay at home unless engaging in essential activities. “Staying home is not an option,” said Lee. “It is a requirement.”... more
Marshall County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. The Tennessee Department of Health notified county authorities on Sunday that a county resident had tested positive for the virus. “While this isn’t news we were hoping for, it’s not totally unexpected,” said Marshall County Mayor Mike Keny, in a statement. ... more
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