Friday, January 18, 2008

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.

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., will host Chris Smith's One-Man Quartet, during the 11 a.m. service Sunday, Jan. 20. Everyone is invited. For more information call 270 9730.

Parkview Baptist Church, West Ellington Parkway, 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.

All Lewisburg City Offices except the Lewisburg Electric Company will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Monday garbage route will be picked up on Thursday, Jan. 24.

Marshall County Offices in the Courthouse, Courthouse Annex and Hardison Office Annex will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

The Town of Chapel Hill city offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The office will reopen on Tuesday. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The American Legion Auxiliary will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Village Manor, with the regular meeting to follow. Peggy Fowler, membership chairman, will present the program.

The Town of Cornersville will hold a public hearing concerning the plan of services for the annexation of property along the Lynnville Highway at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at City Hall. This meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome.

The Mayor and City Council of Lewisburg will hold a special meeting, immediately followed by a workshop, at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

The Marshall County Budget Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex to review the January agenda.

The Marshall County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Central Office.

The Marshall County Joint Economic Community Development Board will hold a workshop at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex.

Finding Money for College, a program on financial aid information for college and technical school featuring James Snider of the Tennessee Student Assistance Corp. and Lottery Program will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Cornersville High School Theater. All high school students and their parents are invited.

The Forrest Alumni Association will hold adult communitywide basketball games on Saturday, Jan. 26. The gym opens at 5 p.m. The women's game begins at 6 p.m. and the men's game is at 7:30. Admission is $5 and includes food and drink for everyone. All proceeds benefit the scholarship fund and donations will be greatly appreciated. Call 364-7688 or 364-7330 for more information.

A special meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission of Lewisburg will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Marshall County Veterans Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31, in Room 100, Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St.

The Relay for Life Fitness Gurus Chili Luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, at Annie's Restaurant, 1191 Fayetteville Hwy. For more information call Carol Foreman at 270 8672.

The Liggett Street Church of God of Lewisburg will hold a Report Card Party from noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2. The party is a fund-raiser for a new tutoringand homework help program that starts Feb. 13. There will be free food, a sale of baked goods and giveaways for parents.

Divorce Care and DivorceCare4Kids, a program to help adults and children deal with the trauma of divorce, will start at 7 p.m., Feb. 6, at East Commerce Baptist Church, 560 East Commerce St., and run for 13 weekly sessions. For more information call 359-1027 or e-mail

Lewisburg Rotary Club and the Kansas City Barbecue Society will host a Certified Barbecue Judges Class from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 1, at Southside Market. The class will prepare participants to be a certified judge for the Barbecue Cook Off at the 2008 Goats Music and More Festival. Registration deadline is Feb. 20 and the cost is $45 for KCBS members or $75 for non-members. For more information call Richard Finley at White-Lowe Cleaners, 359-3410.