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Arrest Made In Chapel Hill Burglaries

The subject that is believed to have burglarized the cars during the Forrest High School football banquet on Sunday, January 24th has been arrested. The Chapel Hill Police Department made the arrest Sunday, February 7th. Congratulations for a job well done to the CHPD and thanks to all of the citizens of Marshall County who helped to make this arrest possible.

 
East Commerce Street Bridge To Be Closed For Reconstruction

Representatives from the City of Lewisburg attended a pre-construction meeting on January 25th relating to the reconstruction of the downtown East Commerce Street Bridge over Rock Creek.

The following information was reported:

*The bridge will close on Thursday, February 11th, 2016 and will remain closed up to September 30th.

*After Closure on February 4th this section of the Rock Creek Walking Trail will be closed to all pedestrian traffic.

*Traffic in the area will be detoured to East Hill Street and East Church Street. Truck routing signs will be placed around the by-pass.

*Access will not be denied to business on either side of the bridge.

According to a letter sent from the City Mayor, Jim Bingham, detour signs will be strategically placed, routing all truck traffic onto Ellington Parkway. East hill Street and East Church Street will also be part of the detour route. Please keep in mind that the East Church Street bridge is narrow over Rock Creek and may be unsuitable for large delivery trucks.

 
Marshall County Civil Service Board Gives Exam February 10th

The Marshall County Civil Service Board will be giving a civil service exam on Wednesday, February 10th on the second floor of the Marshall County Courthouse Annex. The written test will begin at 8:30 am and after lunch break, the interview portion will begin at 1:00 p.m. The purpose of this test is to fill the position of Correctional Officer. Please pick up an application from the Sheriff's Department & return there prior to testing date and time. You must bring two forms of identification (TN driver's Licenses and U.S. Social Security Card) before taking the test. For more information, contact Sheriff Billy Lamb at 931-359-6122. Marshall County is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Marshall County provides a smoke free, drug free workplace environment.

 
Offices To Close For President's Day 2016

1. THE MARSHALL COUNTY BOARD OF PUBLIC UTILITIES AT 624 WEST COMMERCE STREET, LEWISBURG WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016, IN OBSERVANCE OF PRESIDENTS’ DAY.  THE OFFICE WILL REOPEN TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH AT 8:00AM.

2. The office of Town Hall in Cornersville will be closed on Monday, February 15th in observance of Presidents Day. The office will re-open on Tuesday, February 16th at the regular hour of 7:30 am.

3. All Lewisburg City Offices will be closed Monday, February 15, 2016, with the exception of Lewisburg Electric Company, in observance of Presidents’ Day. Garbage route will run as normal.

4. The Marshall County Courthouse, Courthouse Annex, and Hardison Annex will all be closed February 15, 2016 for Presidents’ Day. All three buildings will reopen at regular hours February 16, 2016.

 

 
MARSHALL COUNTY EMERGENCY COORDINATOR APPOINTED

Press Release Provided to WJJM:

ESTELLE LECLAIRE OF CHAPEL HILL HAS BEEN APPOINTED EMERGENCY COORDINATOR FOR MARSHALL COUNTY FOR THE AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICE PROGRAM OF THE AMERICAN RADIO RELAY LEAGUE – THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AMATEUR RADIO.  THE APPOINTMENT WAS ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK BY STEVE EWALD, FIELD ORGANIZATION SUPERVISOR AT A-R-R-L’S NATIONAL OFFICE IN NEWINGTON, CONNECTICUT.  THE NOMINATION OF LECLAIRE, WHO HOLDS THE “HAM” RADIO CALL SIGN KM4ELW, HAD BEEN ENDORSED BY STEVE CALAHAN, DIRECTOR OF THE MARSHALL COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, AND STEPHAN ANDERMAN, PRESIDENT OF THE MARSHALL COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY.

AMATEUR RADIO HAS A LONG HISTORY OF ASSISTING IN RECOVERY ACTIVITIES WHEN TELEPHONE AND EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS ARE DISRUPTED OR BECOME DISABLED IN EMERGENCIES.  THE NATIONAL ARES® PROGRAM UTILIZES THE CAPABILITIES OF THESE “HAM” RADIO OPERATORS IN A BACKUP CAPACITY.  LECLAIRE WILL BE WORKING WITH THE O-E-M AND MARSHALL COUNTY FIRE DISTRICTS TO ESTABLISH CONTINUITY AND ENHANCE EMERGENCY PLANS ALREADY IN PLACE.

MORE INFORMATION ON AMATEUR RADIO ACTIVITIES CAN BE FOUND ONLINE AT www.arrl.org, BY E-MAIL SENT TO This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , OR BY CALLING 931-993-5800.

 
NOTICE OF ELECTION

The Tennessee State Soil Conservation Committee has requested that a local advisory committee conduct an election to fill expiring terms for 3 positions on the Marshall County Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors.

The election will be held on February 22nd through February 26th, 2016, with voting conducted at the following polling place:

Farm Service Agency, 1173 Nashville Highway, Lewisburg

The election will be held from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Per TCA 43-14-216, only persons holding legal title to lands within Marshall County are eligible to vote in this election.

The candidates in the election are (in alphabetical order):

Will Gold

Rosemary Heaton

Lavoy Ledford

Frank Kilpatrick

Jimmy Ogilvie

John Whitaker

 
Donors Urged To Help The American Red Cross Maintain Blood Supply

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2016) – The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients by giving blood this February.

During the winter months, inclement winter weather and seasonal illnesses can keep regular donors from giving blood. Healthy donors of all blood types are needed to help maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in their own communities as well as areas where donors were unable to give due to severe winter weather. Individuals with types O, AB, B negative and A negative blood are especially needed.

Make an appointment to help maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need this winter by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

Chapel Hill UMC, 316 North Horton Parkway Chapel Hill, TN 37034

2/24/2016: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Cornersville First Baptist Church, 2966 Pulaski Hwy Cornersville, TN 37047

2/23/2016: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.,

Marshall County Rec Center, 1551 Mooresville Hwy Lewisburg, TN 37091

2/26/2016: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

American Legion Post 19, 812 Nashville Highway, Hwy 31 North    Columbia, TN 38401

2/25/2016: 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Church of the City, 4910 Main Street Spring Hill, TN 37174

2/21/2016: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Spring Hill United Methodist Church, 5286 Main St. Spring Hill, TN 37174

2/22/2016: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

How to donate blood

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started and learn more, visit redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.

 
Town of Cornersville Meetings February 2016

1. The Town of Cornersville will have its regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on February 4, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. at Town Hall in Cornersville. This meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.

2. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the Town of Cornersville will have a non-voting workshop at Town Hall on February 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

 
Safety Belt Roadside Checkpoints In Marshall County February 2016

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting safety belt roadside checkpoints during the week of February 19th, 2016 on State Route 50 at the 2 mile marker at 7:00 p.m in Marshall County.Recognizing the danger to unbelted vehicle occupants, troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while unbelted and take corrective actions for other violations observed. the Tennessee Highway Patrol recognizes that safety belt checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools of enforcing the safety belt laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of vehicle occupants.

 
Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoints In Marshall County In February 2016

1.The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting sobriety roadside safety checkpoints during the week of February 12th on State Route 99 at the 7 mile marker at 11 p.m. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injuries 305,000 people every year in the United States. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while impaired and take corrective actions for other violations observed while ensuring the protection of all motorists. The Tennessee Highway Patrol recognizes that sobriety checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools in the battle against impaired driving.

2. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting sobriety roadside safety checkpoints during the week of February 19th on State Route 99 at the 7 mile marker at 11 p.m. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injuries 305,000 people every year in the United States. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while impaired and take corrective actions for other violations observed while ensuring the protection of all motorists. The Tennessee Highway Patrol recognizes that sobriety checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools in the battle against impaired driving.

3. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting sobriety roadside safety checkpoints during the week of February 26th on State Route 50 at the 0 mile marker at 11 p.m. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injuries 305,000 people every year in the United States. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while impaired and take corrective actions for other violations observed while ensuring the protection of all motorists. The Tennessee Highway Patrol recognizes that sobriety checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools in the battle against impaired driving.

 
Driver License Roadside Safety Checkpoints In Marshall County February 2016

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting driver license roadside safety checkpoints during the week of February 10, 2016 on State route 64.4 miles East of the 1 mile marker starting at 3:00 p.m. in Marshall County.

Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, Troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who violate the driver license laws of Tennessee.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these driver license roadside safety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing driver license laws of Tennessee while ensuring protection of all motorists.

 
Marshall County Schools Kindergarten Registration 2016-2017

Parents who are enrolling children into kindergarten in the Marshall County School System for the 2016-17 school year should bring the following information with them to register:

  • Official birth certificate – NOT MOTHER’S COPY
  • Child’s social security card
  • Immunization record
  • Current physical examination
  • Proof of residency in Marshall County
  • Photo identification of parent/guardian

*All registration will be done at the individual elementary schools.

*Children must be 5 years of age on or before August 15, 2016, in order to attend kindergarten during the 2016-17 school year.

* Students must be registered by their custodial parent.

*Please Note – Students and parents MUST register at the elementary school within their residential district.  For those wishing to enroll outside of their bus district, a request form must be completed and filed with the Attendance Office of the Marshall County Board of Education.  Requests will be considered on a first come basis

DATES AND TIMES OF REGISTRATION

Lewisburg bus route – Oak Grove Elementary, 1645 Franklin Pike, Lewisburg

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 9:00 – 1:00 / 3:00 – 6:00

Cornersville bus route – Cornersville Elementary School, 485 North Main Street, Cornersville

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 3:00 – 6:00

Chapel Hill bus route – Chapel Hill Elementary School, 415 South Horton Parkway, Chapel Hill

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 3:00 – 6:00

 
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