Stephanie Poarch, daughter of Andy and Donna Poarch of Lewisburg, has been awarded the University of Tennessee at Martin McWhorter Scholarship for the 2008-2009 academic year. Stephanie will be a freshman at UT Martin this fall.
Cord McLean of Chapel Hill has been inducted into Rhodes College's chapter of Mortar Board, the national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their achievements in scholarship, leadership and service.
The Chapel Hill Police Department will be conducting sobriety checkpoints Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12.
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 Marshall County Computer Club will meet for coffee and doughnuts at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, April 12, at the Lewisburg campus of Columbia State. Class starts at 9. For more information, call Fred Fleischer at 270-7551 or Randal Jones at 359-7849.
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 music is free; the cost of food 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, 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 Marshall County Youth Football League is sponsoring a Youth Dance for ages 7-12 from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. Entrance fee is $6. Pizza, drinks, and other concessions will be available for purchase. Chaperones will be on hand or parents may stay, but all children must be picked up by 9 p.m.
The Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church is holding a Gospel Singing, featuring the Price Family of Lawrenceburg, at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 12. Finger food will be served after the singing.
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 St. James P. B. Church welcomes the Duke Family Gospel Singers at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, April 13, for the missionary program.
The Marshall County Youth Football League will have a board meeting at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 13, at the Bank of America, Lewisburg. All coaches should attend. The meeting is open to the public.
The Marshall County Historical Zoning Commission will meet at 10 a.m., Monday, April 14, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.
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 City of Lewisburg Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 1 p.m., Monday, April 14, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St., to consider an application for off-premise consumption.
AARP #5249 will meet in regular session at 1:30 p.m., April 14, in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Ms. Jo Ann Lamento, Chapter Liaison for the Tennessee State AARP, will speak on the program "Divided We Fall" and "Service Day."
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 Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Pkwy. The subject is a second reading of an annexation ordinance. The regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen will immediately follow the public hearing.
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 Mayor and the City Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold a workshop immediately following the Special Call Meeting to be held at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.
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 Lewisburg Water and Sewer Board will meet in regular session at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 17, in the boardroom at 100 Water Street.
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:
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 Senior Citizens Covered Dish Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m., Friday, April 18, 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 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 Elk Valley Crafters Association presents the 10th Annual Spring Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 19, at Lincoln County High School, Fayetteville. The show is in conjunction with the Lincoln County Arts Center's "Southern Weekend of Art" held around the square in Fayetteville. For more information call 931-433-5650.
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 Lincoln County Bluegrass Association presents the 4th annual Bluegrass & Barbeque on Saturday, April 19, at the Ninth Grade Academy in Fayetteville. Tickets are available with meal or for concert only. Serving will begin at 4:30 p.m.; entertainment at 6:30. For more information call 931-438-9230 or 931-993-8647.
The Skyline Boys from Northern Virginia, part of the Journey Music Ministries Group, will present a Southern Gospel Music Concert at the Farmington Methodist Church at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 19. A free will offering will be taken to offset their expenses. Hamburgers, hot dogs and all the "fixins" will be served afterwards by the ladies of the church.
The Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Lewisburg will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.
Dr. Jeffrey T. Adams, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with Middle Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic, will speak on Hip Fracture Prevention at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, April 24, at the Senior Citizen's Nutrition Site behind 230 College St., Lewisburg.
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 Board of Public Utilities will hold its monthly board meeting at 9 a.m., Friday, April 25, in the conference room at 624 West Commerce St., Lewisburg. The public is invited to attend.
The Petersburg Senior Citizens will hold a Spring Gospel Singing and Supper, featuring The Melody Five, starting at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the Senior Center, 509 Railroad St. Tickets are $6 a plate, with carry-outs available. For more information call Kay Boles at 659-9654, Frances Welch at 659-9050, or the Senior Center at 659-9706.
The Marshall County Autism Support Group will meet at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, in the conference room at Marshall Medical Center. For more information call Karen Barker at 359-7189.
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 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 Lewisburg Parks & Recreation Department is sponsoring a basketball camp for boys and girls, 1st through 6th grades, from 1-4 p.m., June 9-13, at the Rec Center. The fee is $45, and the instructor is Pam London. For more information, or to register, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482.
Registration is now open for the Lewisburg Parks & Recreation Department Summer Day Camp program. For more information, or to sign up, please call the Sports Complex at 359-1593, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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.