Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Will Chapman Brown, of Belfast, and Benjamin Russell Grimwood, of Chapel Hill, have been named to the Vanderbilt University Dean's List for the fall 2007 semester.

Jacob Musgrave of Petersburg graduated Summa Cum Laude from Freed-Hardeman University in December 2007.

The South Central Human Resource Agency announces that Marshall County Head Start is now taking applications for children ages 3 to 4. Head Start is a free child development program for children and their families who meet income eligibility requirements and have special needs. To apply you will need proof of child's birth and proof of your income. Contact SCHRA, 808 2nd Ave. North, Lewisburg. Phone: 359-9691.

The Care Kitchen of Marshall County serves 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 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.

To find a booth selling Girl Scout Cookies in Marshall County call Cheryl Bartusch at 364-2043.

Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church invites everyone to attend their services at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, when Bro. Brent Haley is the guest speaker.

The Marshall County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Emergency Operations Center in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Veterans Affairs Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, in Suite 210, Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will hold a full board meeting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex. Lewisburg.

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.

Little League Try-Outs will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 1, at the Richard Cashion Little League Park in Lewisburg. All boys and girls nine and older who are not currently on a Little League team must come to try-outs. If you have any questions, call Jonathan Thomas at 293-4632.

The Fitness Gurus Relay for Life Team will hold an auction at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 2, at the Auction Barn on 31-A (Nashville Highway). Donations are welcome and all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. For information call Carol Foreman at 270-8672.

GED Class Orientation, Enrollment and Testing will be held at the Marshall County Adult Learning Center at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 3, and Wednesday, March 5. Alternatively, you may attend at 6 p.m. on both Tuesday and Thursday, March 4 and 6. There are no fees and classes are available weekday mornings and evenings. The entrance to the ALC is at the rear of the Spot Lowe Vocational School, 1771 Jason Maxwell Blvd., Lewisburg. For additional information call 359-7609.

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular monthly meeting at noon, Monday, March 3, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

The City of Lewisburg Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 1 p.m., Monday, March 3, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St., to consider an application for on-premise consumption.

The Marshall Law Enforcement Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Monday, March 3, at the County Jail, 209 1st Ave. North, Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold their regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m., Monday, March 3. Board members are James Chapman, Al Henderson, and Quinn Brandon.

The Town of Chapel Hill Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m., Monday, March 3, at the Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Pkwy, to hear comments on the Plan of Services for property that is requesting annexation. The Planning Commission will hold their regular monthly meeting immediately following the public hearing.

The Marshall County Planning Commission and Marshall County Liaison Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg, to review the Sub Regs and discuss possible changes to the Zoning Resolution.

Marshall County Memorial Library will start Bouncing Babies, a lap sit story time program for children six months to two years old, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, March 6. They are also starting a new and improved story time for children three to five years old. Registration is required, so come by the library and sign up today.

The Marshall County ECD/Tourism Committee will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 6, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

Howard Cobbs with Keep Tennessee Beautiful will be at the Marshall County Courthouse at noon, Friday, March 7, for a program on beautification of our county and state. Please take advantage of this opportunity to learn more and participate in this program. For further information, e-mail

Clearview Farm, at 2291 Hwy 231 south of Shelbyville, is holding an All-Breed Horse Show and Family Fun Day, starting at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 8. For more information call 684-8822 or visit

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold a Public Hearing at 5:50 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, immediately followed by the regular scheduled monthly meeting.


There will be a benefit for Deputy Layne Worsham from 4 p.m. until ?, on Saturday, March 8, at Cornersville High School. There will be live music, food and an auction. Admission is $10 per person. For more information call David at 652-7986.

Liggett Street Church of God will celebrate the 12th Pastoral Anniversary of Elder Eddie Shirley on Sunday, March 9, at 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at 834 Liggett Street, Lewisburg, The morning service speaker is Elder Raymond Manier, Associate Minister of the Lebanon Church of God. Evening guests are Bishop J. E. Gordon and the Meharry Boulevard Church of God congregation. Dinner will be served after morning worship.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold a public hearing at 5:50 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, immediately followed by their regular scheduled monthly meeting.

The Chapel Hill Youth Football League monthly board meeting will be held at 6 p.m, Wednesday, March 12, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. The board will be nominating and voting on Head Coaches for Football and Cheerleading, and all nominees must be present. The meeting is open to the public.

The American Red Cross is holding a Blood Drive from noon to 6 p.m., Thursday, March 13, at the Church Street Church of Christ, 305 West Church St., Lewisburg. 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. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 800-448-3543.

A slow-pitch softball tournament will be held on Saturday, April 5, at the softball complex on Wilson Parkway in Fayetteville. Entry fee for teams is $175 and all proceeds benefit Junior's House Inc. Child Advocacy Center in Fayetteville. For more information call 931-438-3233 or 931-625-0139.