Friday, March 7, 2008

Victoria Wolaver, daughter of Murrey and Tammy Wolaver of Lynnville, has been awarded a Leader-in-Residence scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin for the 2008-'09 academic year.

Howard Cobbs with Keep Tennessee Beautiful will speak at 1 p.m., Friday, March 7, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex. The meeting will kick off this spring's Gussie Up Marshall County Days. For more information call Linda Mulliniks at 359-1279.

The Kiwanis Club and the Lewisburg Elks Lodge will host a Country Ham Breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 10:10 a.m., Saturday, March 8, at the Elks Lodge, 280 Woodside Ave., Lewisburg. Tickets are $7 each.

The Marshall County Computer Club will meet for coffee and doughnuts at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, March 8, at the Lewisburg campus of Columbia State. Class starts at 9 and will be about backing up your information. For more information, call Fred Fleischer at 270-7551 or Randal Jones at 359-7849.

Clearview Farm, 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

There will be a benefit for Deputy Layne Worsham beginning at 4 p.m. 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, 834 Liggett St., Lewisburg, is celebrating the 12th Pastoral Anniversary of Elder Eddie Shirley on Sunday, March 9, at 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The morning service speaker will feature 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 MCHS Class of 1988 is planning its 20th Reunion. The next meeting is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Lefty's. For information, or to provide your current contact data for future updates, please contact Nancy Beech Greene at 931-993-3187 or

The City of Lewisburg Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 1 p.m., Monday, March 10, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St., to consider an application for on-premise consumption.

The Marshall Chapter #5249 AARP will meet in regular session at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 10, in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church, Lewisburg. The guest speaker, Doug Murphy, executive director of the Duck River Agency, will talk about the state of the Normandy Reservoir and its effect on surrounding counties. Members and guests are urged to attend.

The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Pkwy.

The Marshall County Joint Economic Community Development Board's Executive Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 10, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

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.

The Town of Chapel Hill Park and Recreation Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Pkwy.

In celebration of the 89th birthday of the American Legion, the Lewisburg American Legion Post No. 39 and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will hold a pot luck dinner at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Family Life Center. Retired Army Lt. Col. Amy Nutt Armstrong will be the guest speaker. Musical entertainment will be provided by Clay Derryberry, Randal Jones and Mike Mosier. All members, spouses and guests are urged to attend.

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 nominate and vote on head coaches for football and cheerleading. All nominees must be present. The meeting is open to the public.

The La Leche League will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 13, in the Bank of America Community Room. The topic will be "The Art of Breastfeeding/Overcoming Difficulties." Call the accredited leader, Anna Childress, at 359-3918 to confirm place and time.

The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, March 13, at the Marshall County Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. The meeting is free and can be beneficial to anyone caring for a loved one suffering with memory impairment or confusion. For more information, call Tammy Been at 359-3563, Patsy Graves at 359-359-4503, or the Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.

The Airport Board of the City of Lewisburg will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at Ellington Airport, 1877 Franklin Pike.

The Police Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at the Lewisburg Police Department, 101 Water Street.

First Baptist Church of Petersburg, 107 Church St., will host a Gospel Singing at 7 p.m. Friday, March 14, featuring Fellowship for Christ Singers and True Vine Quartet. Finger food will be served after the singing.

The 50th annual Miss and Little Miss Cornersville Pageants will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, March 14, in the High School Gymnasium. Admission for the pageants is $5 per person, with all proceeds going to the Cornersville Athletic Booster Club. For more information call Pageant Director Courtney Boatwright at 293-2152 or 993-1266.

The Junior Miss Cornersville Pageant will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 15, in the High School Auditorium. Admission is $5 per person, with all proceeds benefiting the Cornersville School Leo Club. For more information call Leo Club Advisor Marilu Clift at 931-580-8070.

The MCHS graduating class of 1978 will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17, to organize its 30th reunion. For the location of the meeting and more information, call Donna Smith at 580-8966 or Mary Lynn Berlin at 703-5760.

The Senior Citizens' covered-dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 28, at the Senior Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. 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.

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 that 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 out where to buy Girl Scout cookies, call Cheryl Bartusch at 364-2043.

The Marshall County Branch of the NAACP is looking for any African-American who is a veteran or is currently serving in any branch of the armed forces. Please call Gary Davis at 276-2479, Rochelle Alexander at 359-5649, or Ann Tears at 359-4370

The American Red Cross will hold 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.