Friday, May 8, 2009

Paij B. Lintz, of Lewisburg, recently received the Muriel Tomlinson Award during the 45th annual Honors Day at the University of Tennessee at Martin. The award is presented annually to an outstanding foreign language student who is finishing his or her junior or senior year.

Kindergarten registration for the 2009-2010 school year in the Marshall County School System will be held Monday, May 11. Lewisburg students who plan to attend Oak Grove, Westhills, or Marshall Elementary will register at the Marshall County Board of Education at 700 Jones Circle in Lewisburg from 1 to 3 p.m. Cornersville students will register at Cornersville Elementary School and Chapel Hill students will register at Chapel Hill Elementary School between the hours of 1 and 3 p.m. Parents should bring the following documents to registration with them: immunization record, birth certificate (official copy; not mother's copy), child's social security card, current physical examination, and proof of Marshall County residency.

The Mooresville Volunteer Fire Department is beginning a door-to-door campaign. Supporters can receive a family portrait or a kids session from Olan Mills. All donations are greatly appreciated. Call chief Jimmy Flowers (993-8925) for more information.

The Lewisburg Parks & Recreation Department is hosting the Ming and Roger Brown Memorial Tennis Tournament Memorial Day weekend at the Lewisburg Recreation Center. The tournament benefits the Marshall County High School and Lewisburg Middle School teams. The youth division will be played Saturday, May 23, and the adult division will be played Monday, May 25. For more information or to register, call Jane Tilford, 359-2482.


The 5th Annual Nine and Dine has been rescheduled for Friday, May 8, at Saddle Creek Golf Club starting at 3 p.m. Call the Chamber of Commerce at 359-3863 for more information. If, once again, the weather prevents the event from taking place, another date will be set.

Decoration Day will be held this weekend at Beechwood Cemetery in Cornersville. There will be someone at the gate collecting donations from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday; from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; and from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.


The Chapel Hill TSA Soccer League is having signups for fall at Henry Horton State Park from 9 a.m. to noon on May 9 and 16.

Spencer's S&D will host free music at Cornersville City Park Saturday, May 9, from 1 to 8 p.m. Rain location: Lewis Chapel, located behind Cornersville City Park, Cornersville United Methodist Church.

The Berea Cemetery decoration will be on Saturday, May 9. Donations will be accepted.

Decoration Day at Mars Hill Cemetery will be Saturday, May 9. Donations may be made at the cemetery or mailed to Thomas Whitsett, 3119 Pulaski Hwy, Cornersville, TN 37047.

Decoration Days at Lone Oak Cemetery, Lewisburg, will be Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10. Donations will be accepted at the shelter or may be mailed to the City of Lewisburg, P. O. Box 1968, Lewisburg, TN 37091.

Decoration Day at Temple Cemetery will be Saturday, May 9. Donations should be sent to Donna Orr Hargrove, P.O. Box 1165, Lewisburg, TN 37091, and will also be taken at the temple.

Decoration Days at New Hope Cemetery in Ostella will Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10. Donations will be taken at the cemetery or can be sent to Billy Harwell, 747 Hull Avenue, Lewisburg, TN 37091.

A Relay for Life Charity Auction will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Lewisburg Recreation Center. It will feature a 2008 Titans autographed football, a Copley guitar signed by Alan Jackson and Kenny Chesney, plus many other great items.

A singing will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ on Fayetteville Highway.


The Forrest High School baccalaureate will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 10, at the school's auditorium with Katie Harris as the guest speaker.


The Marshall County Solid Waste Committee will host an open house at the Solid Waste Office, Hardison Office Annex, 230 College Street, Lewisburg, at 9 a.m. Monday, May 11.

AARP # 5249 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 11, in the Parlor of First United Methodist Church. The speaker will be Dr. Jeff Jordan, local optometrist. This should be of special interest to Seniors.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 11, at Rock Creek Park in observance of Police Memorial Week to commemorate law enforcement officers, past and present.

The public is invited to a Severe Weather Awareness class hosted by the Berlin Fire Department at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 11. Any questions please call 359-4100.


The executive committee of the Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will meet at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, at the Lewisburg campus of Columbia State.


The Marshall County Election Commission will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, in Suite 120 of the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College Street, Lewisburg, to certify the Lewisburg city election.


The Alzheimer's Association presents their annual Caregiver Seminar from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at Motlow State Community College's Marcum Technology Center.

Culleoka Performing Arts presents "Radio Ballroom" on May 14, 15, and 16 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Admission will be charged and tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling the school at 931-987-2511, ext. 4250.

The Police Advisory Board will hold their regular scheduled monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at the Lewisburg Police Department, 101 Water St.

The Elk Valley Forestry Association will hold a field day near Luna on Thursday, May 14. Wayne Clutterbuck will be the main speaker. For more information, call area forester Tom Hall at 685-5030.


The Fourth Annual Petersburg Lions Club Walking Horse Show starts at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, at Lions Pride Park.


The Forrest High School graduation will be held Saturday, May 16, at 9 a.m. in the school's gym.

The ladies of the Riggs Church of Christ will hold Ladies' Day on Saturday, May 16, with registration at 8:30 a.m. and the program at 9. Janie Craun will be featured.

A Share Our Strength Great American Bake Sale, part of a national campaign to end childhood hunger, will be held at the Lewisburg Wal-Mart, starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 16. All funds raised come back into the community to help hungry children.

A decoration will be held at Palmetto Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. May 16 -- in case of rain, the event will be held at Farmington United Methodist Church. Donations can be brought or mailed to Janet Manire, 1513 Jenny Lynn Drive, Lewisburg.

The Shelbyville Church Of God Of Prophecy on West Lane Street will be holding its monthly supper and singing on Saturday, May 16. Supper begins at 5 p.m. All proceeds go toward the upkeep of the church. Guest singers will be "The Mary Bean Singers," featuring Mary Shelton.


The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will be holding registration/sign-ups for Football Players and Cheerleaders in all divisions 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 17 at the Forrest High School Old Gym. League fees are due at time of registration. No late registrations will be accepted.

Decoration Services at Talley Cemetery on Delina Road, Petersburg, will be held on Sunday, May 17, at 2 p.m. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery will be accepted there Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Decoration weekend, or may be mailed to the treasurer, Joyce Franklin Burns, 6969 Delina Road, Petersburg, TN 37144.

Friends and Family Day will be held 9 a.m. Sunday, May 17, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg.


The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Support Group will meet at noon Tuesday, May 19, at the Marshall County Senior Citizens Center located at 230 College St., Lewisburg. Light refreshments will be provided.


A blood drive will be held Thursday, May 21, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Church Street Church of Christ, 305 W. Church St., Lewisburg.


The Lewisburg Ole Time Bluegrass Festival will be held May 22 and 23 on Robin Hood Road in Lewisburg from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day. Call 359-0833 for more information.


A Relay for Life 'Block Party' will be held at Cornersville from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, with a rain date of June 6. Booths can be rented. For more information, call Ruth Ann Gentry at 615-530-2569 or 931-993-9938.


The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its regular meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at 505 N. Ellington Pkwy.


The Marshall County Youth Football League Benefit Auction will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at WAXO.


The Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, May 29, at Westvue Church of Christ.