Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Allyson Van Hooser of Lewisburg was awarded the Donald K. Carson Leadership Scholarship during a recent Honors Assembly hosted by the honor societies of Phi Kappa Phi and Omicron Delta Kappa at the University of Memphis.

Named for a former vice president of student affairs at the U of M, the scholarship is presented to student leaders who demonstrate a strong capacity for leadership and foster opportunities for the growth and development of other people through their leadership.

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 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.

The Fifth Annual Dachshund Rescue Picnic will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Henry Horton State Park.

A decoration will be held at Palmetto Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, 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 Dr., Lewisburg, TN 37091.

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.

Cochran Cemetery Board Members will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Lewisburg Summit Recreation Room, 730 Franklin Ave. Volunteers or those wishing to make donations should call 359-2753.

A gospel singing will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Cross Keys Baptist Churce with Clear Creek Bluegrass and Brother John and The Gospel Carriers.


The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will be holding registration/sign-ups for Football Players and Cheerleaders in all divisions from 1 to 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 at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 17, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg.

Cochran Cemetery Decoration will be be Sunday, May 17. Donations will be accepted or can be mailed to Ann Tipton, 5515 Nashville Hwy, Chapel Hill, TN 37034.


The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, May 18, at Village Manor. Nominees for officers for the coming year should be present for the election and installation at this meeting.


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.

The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will hold its regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, at 624 W. Commerce St. in the conference room.

The Budget Committee for the Marshall County Emergency Communications District will have a meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, at the Emergency Operations Center, 230 College St. (the Hardison Annex Building).


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

The Marshall County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors will have their regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 21, at the Emergency Operations Center, 230 College St. (Hardison Annex Building).


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. 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.

Marshall County Law Enforcement Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Sheriff's Office.


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

June 8

A blood drive will be held from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 8, at Chapel United Methodist Church on North Horton Parkway.