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.
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. There are no fees and classes are available weekday mornings and evenings. Call 359-7609 for more information.
The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular monthly meeting at noon, Monday, April 7, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.
The City of Lewisburg Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 1 p.m., Monday, April 7, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St., to consider an application for off-premise consumption.
The Marshall County Negotiating Team, which will be negotiating a contract with Waste Management, will meet in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg, at 5 p.m. on the following days:
Monday, April 7 -- Organizational meeting; Thursday, April 10 -- Waste Management proposals; Thursday, April 17 -- Negotiating team discussions and proposals; Thursday, April 24 -- Work out differences. Any contract created by the team will have to be approved by the Marshall County Commission. The public is welcome.
The Marshall County Solid Waste Committee will hold a meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, April 7, at the Lewisburg Middle School Auditorium.
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 Cornersville Athletic Booster Club will hold a meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, April 7, in the hospitality room of the High School gym. All members are urged to attend.
The Marshall County Extension Service will be certifying and re-certifying Private Restricted-Use Pesticide Applicators. The re-certification meetings are at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8. To be certified for the first time, the meetings are at 2 p.m., April 8 and 6 p.m., Thursday, April 10. For more information call 359-1929.
The Petersburg Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, at the Town Hall. Don Darden, Municipal Management Consultant with the State of Tennessee, will be speaking on expanding UGB's and annexation.
The Town of Chapel Hill Park and Recreation Board will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Pkwy.
The Beechwood Cemetery Association will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, at the Cornersville Lions Club Building to discuss the business of the cemetery. Anyone interested in the upkeep of the cemetery is urged to attend.
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 La Leche League will meet at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 10, in the Bank of America Community Room. The topic is "Nutrition and Weaning." Call accredited leader Anna Childress at 359-3918 to confirm time and location.
The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Support Group will meet for a time of caring and sharing at noon, Thursday, April 10, at the Senior Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. If you have a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder please come join our group. For more information, call Tammy Been at 359-3563, Patsy Graves at 359-4506, or the Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900.
The Lewisburg Water and Sewer Board will meet in special session at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 10, in the administrative office at 100 Water St. The item to be discussed is options for extension of water on Hwy 129 west of Cornersville.
The Airport Board of the City of Lewisburg will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, April 10, at Ellington Airport, 1877 Franklin Pike.
The Police Advisory Board will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 10, at the Lewisburg Police Department, 101 Water Street.
Speed Steeds Cup Stacking Team will meet from 10:30 a.m. until noon, Friday, April 11, at the Bank of America conference room. Visitors are welcome. Call Dana Estes at 359-7221 for more information.
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 Five Points Fire Department is having a Smorgasbord at the Fire Hall, starting at 5 p.m., Saturday, April 12. It's just $7 for all you can eat, so bring the family to try the mighty fine home cooking done by the ladies of our community.
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 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 Children and Families Task Force is meeting at 11:30 a.m., Monday, April 14, at The Emporium, on the square in Lewisburg, to hear a presentation by Junior's House Inc. Child Advocacy Center about child abuse prevention and their agency. Lunch will be served, so if you want to attend, please RSVP to Candi Glasscock at 931-490-6085.
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, at Henry Horton Park. For more information, call Delorse Cash Taylor at 931-685-4452. The deadline for the cost of the event is May 1.
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.
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.