Friday, April 25, 2008

Cord McLean of Chapel Hill is one of 32 students selected to the Phi Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa at Rhodes College, Memphis, on the basis of his outstanding record of leadership and service to the community. He is a junior majoring in anthropology and sociology.

Amanda Cherry of Lewisburg received the Darrin Devault Public Relations Scholarship and the Public Relations Student Society of America Award at the University of Tennessee at Martin Communications Career Day.

The Marshall County Extension Service will be holding a Master Meat Goat Producer certification in eight evening sessions during the month of May. The cost is $50 per individual and pre-registration is required. Participation is limited to the first 30 registered. For more information call 359-1929.

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.

Everyone is welcome at the Belfast Rural Fire Department Appreciation Lunch, starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26. Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, drinks and dessert will be served.

There will be a Benefit for Larry Johns, who was badly injured in a car accident, from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Shiloh United Methodist Church, Hwy. 64 West, Wheel. There will be a fish fry and an auction starts at 6 p.m. For more information call 684-0972 or 680-3876.

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 "Christian Country Story" will be presented by Col. Hugh X. Lewis at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Caney Spring Baptist Church, Chapel Hill. Lewis offers classic Christian songs and stories that will entertain, inform and minister to audiences of all ages. For more information, call 364-7374.

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

The Marshall County Community Theater Children's Division announces auditions at the Dixie Theater, Lewisburg, for "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" (high school students) at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 and "Seussical, Jr." (ages 8-14) at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4.

Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 316 N. Horton Pkwy, will hold 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 the Rev. Joe Shelton. Child care 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 Beer Board will meet at 5 p.m., Monday, April 28, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County EMS Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Monday, April 28, in Room 2212 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

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.

Marshall County School of Gymnastics will hold a meeting about openings on the new 9th to 12th grade Competition Squad at 6 p.m., Monday, April 28, at 225 W. Ewing St., Lewisburg. For more information call 270-2222, 931-993-8417, or 931-446-3501.

Lewisburg Electric System's Board of Public Utilities will hold their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, April 28, at the LES Office, 599 W. Ellington Pkwy. The meeting is open to the public.

The Marshall County Three Star Housing Committee will meet at 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

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.

The Marshall County Board of Education Budget Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Board of Commissioners of the Lewisburg Housing Authority will hold its monthly board meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the George W. Turner Building, 741 Silver Street.

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.

The Marshall County Youth Football League will be having their 2nd annual Pancake and Sausage Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg.

Westvue Church of Christ will hold Ladies Day starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3. The program will be presented by Cindy Colley of West Huntsville Church of Christ. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. For more information call Jeannette Matthews at 359-2571.

Decoration of the Bethbirei Cemetery will be held at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, May 3.

The 194th consecutive meeting of the Rock Creek Bible Society will take place at 10:30 a.m. at Bethbirei Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg. Reverend Paul Woodford, former pastor of the First Baptist Church, will be the speaker. Special music will be provided by Beth McDaniel. Following the non-denominational service, a potluck lunch will be enjoyed. 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. For information call 359-1769.

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 information, call Robert Irwin at 359-5581 or 446-5333.

First Baptist Church of Lewisburg will sponsor a Fish Fry and Live Music from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Rock Creek Park. Russell Vending will handle the catering and take out is available. All proceeds benefit the Belarus Mission Team.

The Marshall County Republican Party is having its annual dinner at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The speaker will be state Sen. Ron Ramsey, lieutenant governor of Tennessee. State Sen. Bill Ketron will also attend. Tickets should be purchased in advance by calling Andrew Wood at 931-224-1567.

The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will hold registration/sign-ups for football players and cheerleaders in all divisions from 1 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.

First Presbyterian Church will host an "Investor Beware" seminar at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 4, in the McMillion-Lawrie Building behind the church at 122 2nd Ave. N., Lewisburg. Please RSVP to 359-3398.

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular scheduled monthly meeting at noon, Monday, May 5, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

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

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

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 seven-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.

The La Leche League will meet at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 8, at the Lewisburg Recreation Center. The topic is "Why Breastfeed Your Baby?" 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, May 8, 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.

Marshall County Coordinated School Health and Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg will hold 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 Parkway, Fayetteville, on Saturday, May 10. All proceeds go to People Helping People. For 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 N. Horton Pkwy, followed by the Board's regular meeting.

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

The American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive from noon to 6 p.m., Thursday, May 15, at 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 information, or to schedule an appointment, call 800-448-3543.

Former students of Hill-Grove School, Chapel Hill, are invited to the first-ever "Class Reunion" on Saturday, May 24, at Horton Park. For information call Delorse Cash Taylor at 931-685-4452. The deadline for 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 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 information or to sign up, 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 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 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.