Friday, September 7, 2007

Grandparents Day at Marshall Elementary will be held on Sept. 7. Call the school for more details.

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture recently announced two new Agricultural Enhancement Programs for Tennessee Farmers. In addition to the Beef Genetics and Equipment and the Hay Storage Programs, Marshall County farmers can now participate and get cost share money on two new programs. One is the Animal Feed Storage Program and the other is the Dairy and Milk Quality Program. Contact the Marshall County Extension Service at 359-1929 or go by the office at 230 College St. for additional information.

150 years and counting. Berlin United Methodist Church will be celebrating 150 years of service on Sept. 9, with an 11 a.m. worship service featuring Rev. Roger Hobson. A fellowship luncheon and music featuring vocalist Cindi Lucas will follow. Everyone is welcome to attend this special event.

The Lewisburg Chapter #5249 of AARP will meet in regular session on Monday, Sept. 10, in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church at 1:30 p.m.  Gilbert Hunter will be the guest speaker.  

The Marshall County College Fair will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 11 at Marshall County High School. There will be representatives from Tenn. colleges, universities, technology schools, art schools, cosmetology schools and the military available with current information. Students and parents from MCHS, Forrest and Cornersville high schools are invited to attend. A representative from Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation will also be on hand with information about the Tennessee Hope (Lottery) Scholarship.

The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Support Group will meet on Sept. 13, at noon at the Marshall Co. Senior Citizens Center located at 230 College St. in Lewisburg.  Light refreshments will be provided. This month the group will have a time of sharing and caring. The group is free of charge and can be beneficial to anyone caring for a loved one suffering with memory impairment and confusion.  If you have a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder please come join our group to learn more.

Please call Tammy Been at 359-3563, Patsy Graves at 359-4506 or the Alzheimer's Association in Tullahoma at 1-800-272-3900 for more information.

The Marshall County Democrats will be hosting a bean supper on Thursday, September 13, 2007 at The Briar Patch in Cornersville.  Festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m..  Tickets are $5.  Children under six are free.  Tickets are available for early purchase and are also available at the door.  Please contact a member of the Marshall County Executive Committee for tickets.

Diana singing slated for Sept. 14 and 15. Four part harmonies will fill the air in the northeastern Giles County community. There are campgrounds, restrooms with showers, a gift shop, a tape shed, a songbook museum and a hall of fame with new inductees from each singing. Diana is located just north of Pulaski and south of Cornersville.

The Forrest Class of 1967 will be holding a reunion on Sept. 15 at the Horton Park Resort. For more information contact Amy Sweeney Jones at 364-7199.

The Giles County Gospel Music Association will host a night of Gospel singing on Sept. 15 at the Giles County High School auditorium. Featured singers for the night will be The Old Time Christians from Dellrose, Tenn. Admission is free and concessions will be available.

New Life Free Will Baptist Church, located at 1001 Easy Street in Lewisburg, will be holding its gospel revival Sunday, Sept. 16 through Wednesday, Sept. 19.  Sunday night services are at 6 p.m., and services on Monday through Wednesday are at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. 

An AARP Driver Safety program will be held on Sept. 18-19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Commerce Bank in Lewisburg. Those wishing to participate can register in advance at the Lewisburg or Chapel Hill offices of First Commerce Bank. Call Ted Duning at 359-3339 for more information.

Forrest Homecoming will be held on Sept. 21. The Class of 1982 will be honored with free admittance to the football game, a reception in the FCCLA department from 6 p.m. until halftime and also as parade leaders on the fire engine at lunch at Forrest school. Questions can be directed to Forrest Guidance Department by calling 364-7076.