Friday, April 18, 2008

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., Thursday, April 24, to 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 to bring a dish or pay for an old-fashioned covered dish meal. For more information, call 359-1463.

The First Assembly of God will hold a Youth Yard Sale, starting at 7 a.m., Saturday, April 19. All money raised will help the youth go on a mission trip. For more information call 359-5454.

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

The Cornersville Lady Bulldogs Basketball Team will hold a fund-raising car wash at the Napa Auto Store, Lewisburg, starting at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 19.

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.

Beechwood Cemetery will hold a Work Day from 10 a.m. until noon, Saturday, April 19, to clean up before Decoration Day.

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 new TSSA Chapel Hill Soccer League will be having signups for fall soccer from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 19, and from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 27, at Henry Horton State Park.

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.

There will be a Gospel Singing at Cross Keys Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 19, featuring Leipers Fork Bluegrass and Bro. John and The Gospel Carriers. Everyone is welcome.

There will be a Gospel Singing, featuring Soul Seekers, at Brown Teal Baptist Church, Howell, at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, April 20.

The Mothers of St. James P. B. Church will have their annual program at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, April 20. The guest will be Elder Raymond Burns of Baird Grove Baptist Church, Lebanon. Everyone is invited to attend.

The American Legion Auxiliary will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m., Monday, April 21, at Village Manor, and the regular meeting will follow. Hours of service should be turned in at this meeting. Nominees for officers for the coming year are to be presented. The program will focus on "Membership" and "Children and Youth."

The Marshall County Solid Waste Committee will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, April 21, on the second floor of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

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.

The Marshall County Budget Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg, to review the April agenda.

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 Tennessee Duck River Development Agency will hold a work session to discuss existing and upcoming projects at 5 p.m., Thursday, April 24, in Meeting Room A of the Lodge at Henry Horton State Park. Their quarterly board meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. the same day, in the Ellington Room of the Henry Horton State Park restaurant.

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.

Swanson Cemetery will hold a work day, starting at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, to clean up prior to Decoration Day. For more information call Chris Gilbert at 364-2236.

The 58th Annual F.F.A. and Cornersville Lions Club Country Boy Pleasure Horse Show starts at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the New Lions Club Field, Cornersville. For more information call Keith Vanhooser at 993-1074.

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. For more information call Kay Boles at 659-9654, Frances Welch at 659-9050, or the Senior Center at 659-9706.

The Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 316 N. Horton Pkwy, will be holding a revival from Sunday, April 27, to Tuesday, April 29. There will be a meal each evening at 6 p.m., followed by a service at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Joe Shelton. Childcare will be provided. Transportation can be arranged by calling the church office at 364-2310.

The Town of Chapel Hill Budget Committee will meet at 4 p.m., Monday, April 28, at the Town Hall, 2202 Unionville Road.

The Marshall County 4-H Spring Contest will be held at Westhills Elementary School, Monday, April 28, starting with registration at 5 p.m. First place winners in the school-level Demonstration/Exhibit and Trash to Treasure contests are invited to participate. Any 4-H member in 4th through 12th grades may enter the County Baking and Dairy Poster contests. For more information call Trent Jones at 359-1929.

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 Veterans Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 1, in Suite 210, 230 College St., Lewisburg.

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.

Decoration of the Bethbirei Cemetery will be held at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, May 3, followed by the 194th consecutive meeting of the Rock Creek Bible Society at 10:30 a.m., at the Bethbirei Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg. Speaker for the meeting is Bro. Lamar McGriff and the soloist is Beth McDaniel. Followedby a potluck lunch. For more information call 359-1769. Rock Creek Bible Society was founded in 1815 and is the oldest Bible Society in the nation. Come bring a friend and a covered dish and be a part of this historic occasion!

The 4th Annual Southern States Dachshund Rescue Dachshund Picnic will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 3, at Henry Horton State Park. For more information, call Robert Irwin at 359-5581 or 446-5333.

There will be public hearings on the Jackson Law and the landfill at 6 p.m., Monday, May 5, at LMS auditorium in Lewisburg, and at 5 p.m., Thursday, May 8, at the High School Gymnasium in Cornersville.

The Elk Valley Forestry Association will hold a Forestry Field Day, starting at 9 a.m., Thursday, May 8, at 3643 Lynchburg Hwy, Lynchburg, to study a 7-year-old hardwood regeneration and some pine plantings. Please call 931-433-1582 to sign up or call the Fire Tower at 270-2244 for more information.

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.

A slow-pitch softball tournament for co-ed teams will be held at the softball complex on Wilson Pkwy, Fayetteville, on Saturday, May 10. Team entry fee is $175, with all proceeds going to People Helping People. For more information call 931-625-1039 or 931-433-0252.

The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold a public hearing regarding the second reading of three ordinances at 4:45 p.m., Monday, May 12, at the Police and Fire Dept., 119 North Horton Pkwy, immediately followed by the Board's regular meeting.

The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will hold their monthly board meeting at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 14, at the Fire Hall. This meeting is open to the public.

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 - 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.