The Tennessee Technology Center at Pulaski is awarding two new scholarships to fund tuition, books and supplies during the summer trimester. They are also awarding three $500 Access and Diversity scholarships. Applications will be accepted until April 11, 2008. For more information, call Mattie Bledsoe, Coordinator of Financial Aid, at 931-424-4014.
The Marshall Education Foundation is offering county residents a scholarship worth up to $1,000. Applicants must be 20 years old and have a GED or academic high school diploma. Applications will be available April 1 at the Library and the Lewisburg sites of Columbia State and Tennessee Technology Center. Completed applications must be received by June 1, 2008.
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.
Linda G. Gupton, a retired teacher and lifelong resident of Lewisburg, will be the keynote speaker for the Maury County Library's Women's History Month program to be held on Friday, March 28th. Gupton will be speaking on the history of women's education in Maury County, including the Athenaeum and Columbia Female Institute. All are invited and welcome to this free-to-the-public event. Refreshments will be served and several door prizes will be given. For more information, contact Adam T. Southern at the Maury County Public Library, 211 W. 8th Street, Columbia, 931-375-6508.
The Chapel Hill Police Department, in conjunction with local assisting agencies, will be conducting sobriety checkpoints inside Chapel Hill corporate limits on Saturday, March 29.
The Computer Room at Marshall County Memorial Library will be closed all day, Saturday, March 29.
An Antiques Appraisal Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 29, at the Athenaeum Rectory in Columbia. The appraisal fee is $10 per item, with all proceeds supporting the Rectory and the on-going restoration of the Smith family artifacts. For more information call 931-381-4822 or visit www.athenaeumrectory.com.
The Harpeth Baptist Church, 1765 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin, is holding a Gospel Singing at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 29, featuring The New Beginners of Lewisburg and The South Ridge Quartet from Columbia.
The Chapel Hill Soccer League will be holding a parent meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 30, in the front shelter at Henry Horton State Park. There will be early registration for fall soccer and discussion on changing from AYSO to TSSA. All coaches and parents are urged to attend.
Dr. Larry Thomas of Greater First Baptist Church will be the guest speaker at St. James P. B. Church, 813 Silver St., at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 30. Please come out and support our Usher Board; the Choir will be in attendance.
The Berlin Choir will sing at the Farmington Methodist Church at 6 p.m., Sunday, March 30. For more information call Dave Friedrichs at 364-3491.
The Marshall County Codes Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 31, in Suite 160 at 230 College St., Lewisburg.
The Lewisburg Recreation Board will hold their regular scheduled monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 31, in the large meeting room at the Recreation Center, 1551 Mooresville Hwy.
Lewisburg Electric System's Board of Public Utilities will hold their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, March 31, at the LES office, 599 W. Ellington Pkwy. The meeting is open to the public.
During April, Marshall County veterinarians will give rabies vaccinations to dogs and cats at their offices for the reduced rate of $8 per pet. Tennessee State Law requires that dogs and cats six months and older be vaccinated against rabies and that vaccinations be kept up to date. Animals have already tested positive for rabies in and around Marshall County in 2008, so the Department of Health requests your cooperation in obeying the law and keeping our people and pets safe.
A Special Meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Lewisburg will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 1, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.
The Marshall County Emergency Management Committee and Marshall County Emergency Management Grant Committee will hold a joint meeting at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 1, in the Emergency Management Office, Suite 100, 230 College St., Lewisburg.
The Marshall County JECDB Executive Board will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 1, at Columbia State Community College, 980 South Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg.
The Town of Chapel Hill Industrial Board will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 1, at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Pkwy.
The Town of Cornersville will hold their regular meeting of Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 3, at the City Hall. The meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.
There will be meetings for anyone interested in putting together a team in either the Men's Softball League or the Church League on Thursday, April 3, at the Southside Softball Park, Airport Road, Lewisburg. The Church League meeting is at 6:30 p.m., and the Men's League meeting is at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Greg Wells at 931-619-1567.
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.
GED class orientation, enrollment and testing will be held at the Marshall County Adult Learning Center at 8:30 a.m. on either Monday, April 7, or Wednesday, April 9. Alternatively, you may go at 6 p.m. on both Tuesday and Thursday, April 1 and 3. There are no fees and classes are available weekday mornings and evenings. Call 359-7609 for more information.
The Lewisburg Gas Department will have their regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m., Monday, April 7. 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, April 7, at the Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Pkwy, to hear comments on the plan of services for a property that is requesting annexation. Their regular monthly meeting will follow the public hearing.
The Marshall County Solid Waste Committee will hold a meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, April 7, at the Lewisburg Middle School Auditorium.
The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will hold its monthly board meeting at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. This meeting is open to the public.
The Airport Board of the City of Lewisburg will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, April 10, at Ellington Airport, 1877 Franklin Pike.
The March of Dimes Tennis Bash will start at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, April 12, at the Lewisburg Recreation Center. The entry fee is $10 per player, with all proceeds to benefit the 2008 March for Babies. For more information call the sponsors, Rex and Jody Richardson, at 359-7805 or 619-7828.
The Fly Art Center, one block south of the square in Shelbyville, is hosting a Postcard Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 12. For dealer tables or information, call 931-684-1068.
The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce presents a Fish Fry and Live Music in the Park, starting at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg. The cost is $10 per person or $25 for a family of four special (2 fish and 2 hot dog plates). Performers include: Mid South Bluegrass Band, The Edmons Family Band, Us Two and Him, Boys Down the Road, and Three Shades of Gray. Bring your own chairs. For more information call 359-3863 or visit www.marshallchamber.org.
The First Baptist Church of Petersburg is hosting a Gospel Singing, featuring The Revelators, at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 12. Finger food will be served after the singing.
The American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, April 14, at the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 316 North Horton Pkwy. To give blood you must be at least 17 years old, weigh a 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.
The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold a public hearing at 4:45 p.m., Monday, April 14, at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Parkway. The subject is a second reading of an annexation ordinance.
The Marshall County Commission will hold a Budget Workshop at 6 p.m., Monday, April 14, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.
The Alzheimer's Association will hold a free Lunch and Learn Seminar at noon, Thursday, April 17, at The Heart Remembers, 317 Colloredo Blvd., Shelbyville. Tim King of Senior Advantage will speak on how to reduce caregiver burnout. Anyone caring for someone affected by Alzheimer's or related diseases is encouraged to attend. Please RSVP by April 11, to 931-454-3345 or 931-272-3900.
The March for Babies (formerly March of Dimes) will start with registration at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 19, at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg. For more information please contact Chairman Brenda Wolaver at 359-6222; call 1-800-525-9255; or visit marchforbabies.org.
The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will be holding registration/sign-ups for football players and cheerleaders in all divisions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 19, and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, May 4, at the Forrest High School Old Gym. League fees are due at the time of registration. No late registrations will be accepted.
The Genesco Employee Reunion will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 19, at the Recreation Center Sport Complex. A potluck lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call Gene Parsons at 359-5175.
The American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive from noon to 6 p.m., Thursday, April 24, 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.
The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 4th annual Nine & Dine Golf Tournament starting at 3 p.m., Friday, May 2, at Saddle Creek Golf Club. For more information call 359-3863.
Marshall County Coordinated School Health and the Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg are holding a Wellness Fair from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 10, at the Lewisburg campus of Columbia State. Please contact Andrea Childress of the JAL at 931-422-4525 or Heather Lodari of MCCSH at 359-1581, ext. 41, if you would like to participate as a sponsor, speaker, exhibitor or demonstrator.
Former students of Hill-Grove School, Chapel Hill, are invited to the first ever "Class Reunion" on Saturday, May 24. There will be a picnic that day, and a semi-dressy buffet and dance that night. For more information, call Delorse Cash Taylor at 685-4452 or Maxine Mays at 364-4422.
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.
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 Marshall County Education Association is offering a $1,000 scholarship to upcoming college juniors and seniors who are majoring in education. Applications are now available at all high schools in the Marshall County school system, and at the Memorial Library. The deadline for application is May 9, 2008.