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Stories from Thursday, July 21, 2005

Alternative sentence denied (07/21/05)
Permission to get out of jail for work was denied Friday for a Shelbyville man serving a three-year sentence as a result of his conviction on a theft charge. Christopher Wilhoit's criminal record and recurring failure to remain on probation were cited by Bedford County Circuit Court Judge Lee Russell after Wilhoit responded to his lawyer's question; "What have you learned since you've been in jail?"...
City asks for North Main widening (07/21/05)
Local officials, including two representatives at the state level, met with the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) in Nashville Tuesday to discuss the proposed widening of North Main Street (U.S. 231) in Shelbyville. TDOT Commissioner Gerald Nicely met with Shelbyville City Manager Ed Craig, Mayor Geneva Smith, Bill Moore with Gresham Smith and Associates, who does consulting work for the city, State Senator Jim Tracy and State Rep. Curt Cobb...
Drugs and merchandise seized (07/21/05)
Approximately $10,000 worth of merchandise, $1,646 cash from suspected illegal drug sales and 167 pain pills were confiscated by city, state and county officers who searched an East Depot Street building Monday night. Tim Lane, director of the 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force, also explained on Wednesday that execution of the search warrant signed by Bedford County Sessions Court Judge Charles Rich resulted in the arrest of Napoleon "Sonny" Bryan...
A plea answered (07/21/05)
A complaint from a 68-year-old woman who broke her ankle July 7 and requested a handicap ramp to the foyer of her Bedford Manor apartment building said this week her 40-year-old neighbor has needed a wheelchair ramp since she moved in last year. That was Monday, but Tuesday afternoon, Roberta Hagan reported lumber had been placed between two apartment buildings but she didn't know why, and neither did Melva Boyd, manager of the complex on Barksdale Lane northeast of train tracks on Madison Street.. ...
Free lunch application streamlined (07/21/05)
Parents of families eligible for free or reduced price school meals will have a little less paperwork to fill out this year, according to Janet King Clarkson, child nutrition supervisor for the Bedford County school system. An estimated 40 to 45 percent of Bedford County's school children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals under a state formula based on family income and the number of people in the household. ...
Suspect charged after chase (07/21/05)
One of the suspects in a one-mile pursuit by a Bedford County deputy Tuesday night faces multiple charges. Terry Love, 26, of Rutherford County near Rockvale, is charged with evading arrest, public intoxication and criminal responsibility for conduct of another...
Down to the wire in City Open (07/21/05)
Two of four title matches went into three sets in closely-fought Shelbyville City Open tennis play Wednesday night at H.V. Griffin Park. Heath Phillips needed three sets to edge Connor Tracy 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 in the Boys 10-14 Singles division. Jonathan Brown and Gerald Stafford stopped Doyle Hutton and Andy Pounds 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 in the Men's A Doubles division...
Sox rally too little too late (07/21/05)
NASHVILLE -- The Shelbyville Sox hit the road yet again for a contest with the Nashville Pirates in a Music City Baseball Association affair on Wednesday night. Sox starting pitcher Garrett Wagner was the unfortunate victim of three unearned runs in the top half of the first inning as Shelbyville fell behind 4-0 early...
Will Martin (07/21/05)
Funeral services for Will Martin of Lewisburg will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with the Rev. James Hickey officiating. Burial will follow at Allen Cemetery in Caney Spring community in Marshall County.
Janie Lee Rodgers (07/21/05)
Mrs. Janie Lee Rodgers, 69, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be noon Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Robert Stevenson officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery