Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Nicole Maxine Brandon of Lewisburg graduated from The University of Alabama in Huntsville on Dec. 16, 2007, with a bachelor's degree in biological sciences.

Amy Dickovitch graduated magna cum laude with the fall class at Middle Tennessee State College.

During the period from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, the Marshall County Highway Department performed the following work: trucks hauled 146 loads of rock, 206 loads of hot mix and two loads of dirt; hours of work performed by grader totaled 160, Bushhog 230, backhoe 275, dozier 115, loader 165, chipper 58, and roller 127; laid 324 feet of galvanized pipe. The remainder of work performed was manual bushcutting and clearing of roadways.

The Marshall County Adult Learning Center will conduct a free class on basic computer skills. Class size is limited to 10. Call 359-7609 for additional information and to register. Morning and evening classes are available.

The Care Kitchen of Marshall County will serve a free hot meal from 6 to 7 p.m. every Thursday in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church, 325 West Church St. The church is planning to provide this meal weekly and is seeking other churches to join the Care Kitchen. Volunteers, donations of food and supplies, and love offerings would be appreciated. Call 359 3919 or 270 0963 for more information.

The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Forrest High Field House. This meeting is open to the public.

The Marshall County Emergency Communic-ations District Board of Directors will meet at 9 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Emergency Operations Center in the Hardison Annex Building, 230 College St.

The Marshall County Republican Women's Group will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, in the meeting room at First Commerce Bank, 500 North Ellington Pkwy. Lunch will be served at noon. All Marshall County Republican women are urged to attend and visitors are always welcome.

The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, at Church Street Church of Christ, 305 West Church St. To give blood you must be at least 17 years old, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds, be in good general health, and present positive identification. There is no upper age limit and you can donate every 56 days. January is National Blood Donor Month, so please take this opportunity to help save the lives of up to three people. All participants in January are eligible to enter to win $1,000 worth of airfare. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 800-448-3543.

The Lewisburg Water and Sewer Board will meet at 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, in the boardroom at 100 Water Street.

The Duck River Water-shed Association will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Bedford County Emergency Management Center, 1304 Railroad Ave., Shelbyville. For more information please visit the association's Web site at

A covered-dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 18, at the Senior Citizens Center in Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St. The public is welcome. Bring a dish or pay $3 per person for an old-fashioned covered-dish meal. For more information call 359 1463.

Five Points Volunteer Fire Department will hold a soup and sandwich supper at 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Fire Hall on Ostella Road, Cornersville. The price of $7 includes all you can eat, with drink and dessert.

New Life Free Will Baptist Church, 1001 Easy St., Lewisburg, will host a special musical ministry event, Chris Smith's One-Man Quartet, during their service, starting at 11 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 20. Everyone is invited. For more information call 270 9730.

Parkview Baptist Church, West Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg will hold a One-Day Revival on Sunday, Jan. 20.

Evangelist Benny Jackson of Germantown will be the speaker at the 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. services. Jackson was called to preach at age 15 in Anniston, Ala., and was ordained to the Gospel Ministry by Glen Addie Baptist Church in Anniston. He was a Southern Baptist pastor for 14 years before becoming a full-time vocational evangelist in 1974. He serves today as staff evangelist at Kirby Woods Baptist Church in Memphis.