Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The Farmers Market will be open on Friday, June 19, and Friday, June 26, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a few vendors.

The Lewisburg Parks & Recreation Department is sponsoring a Mini Cheer Camp for 4- to 10-year-olds, from June 22 through 25, at the Rec Center gym. For more information, or to register, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482.

A 90-Day Fitness Program will start in July at the Lewisburg Rec Center. For more information contact Pam Robinson at 931-637-4990, or call Jane at the LRC at 931-359-2482. A good way to get in shape. All fitness levels are encouraged.

The Marshall County School System will hold new student registration on Tuesday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is for students who were not enrolled in Marshall County schools last year. Kindergarten through sixth grade students who will attend a Lewisburg school will register at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg; all others will register at their respective schools. Students who are transferring from Lewisburg to Cornersville or Chapel Hill or the opposite will also need to register. If you have questions, contact the Central Office at 359-1581 or the school.

Nominations started Monday, June 15, for the Farm Service Agency Committee serving Lewisburg, Berlin, Verona and Mooresville. Candidates must: participate or cooperate in an FSA program, be a county resident, and live in the area where they're a candidate. Candidates must sign nomination form FSA-669A. It and other information on these elections are on the web at Nominations must be postmarked or received at the USDA Service Center by the close of business Monday, Aug. 3.


The Quarterback Club will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, at the Jack Kenny Building. Quarterback Club Members, parents, players -- everyone please attend the meeting.


There will be a South Central Human Resource Agency Head Start/Early Head Start policy council meeting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 18, at the SCHRA office in Fayetteville.

The Marshall County Budget Committee will meet from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 18, in Room 2212 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

A blood drive will be held from noon until 6 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at the Church Street Church of Christ, 305 W. Church St., Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Senior Citizens Board of Directors will meet at noon Thursday, June 18, in the Senior Center classroom at the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg Water and Sewer Board will meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 18, in the boardroom at 100 Water St.

The Marshall County Law Enforcement Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at the Sheriff's Office, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Board of Education transportation committee will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Duck River Watershed Association will meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18, in Hickman County at the Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative, 1625 Highway 100, which is just north of Centerville. The entrance to the meeting room is at the rear of the building.

The Republican Women of Marshall County will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18, in the party headquarters on the Lewisburg Square. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Susan Hooton (293-4490) or Shirley Lowe (359-2304).

The Lewisburg American Legion Post 39 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church Life Center.


The Town of Chapel Hill Beer Board will hold a special called meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, June 19, to consider an application for a package beer permit.

The Marshall County Senior Citizens Covered Dish Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 19.


The Rocket Band of Blue will have open registration for the Junior Color Guard day camp from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, at the Forrest High School band room. Call Sally Ann Barnes (931-212-2632) or Denise Cannon (931-242-0853).

The last chance to sign up for Fall Soccer will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at the soccer field on Spring Place Road. For more information call Ronda Farmer at 359-9184, or visit


The Marshall County Rules Committee will meet at 5:15 p.m. Monday, June 22, in Room 2212 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its regular monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 22, at its office on North Ellington Parkway.


Marshall County Buildings Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 23, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


The Marshall County Memorial Library's Computer Room will be shut down all day on Friday, June 26.


The Freedom Celebration will be held Saturday, June 27, from 3 to 9 p.m. at LifeSong Family Church. Special guests include the Soul Choir at 6 p.m. and the Omega Force Christian Strength Team at 7.


There will be a cemetery marker dedication for Jones Greer, a black Confederate member of Forrest's escort, at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Belfast. For more information, call Earl Pullen at 931-246-0567.

July 4

The Lewisburg Parks & Recreation Department is sponsoring the Independence 5k run at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 4, and a doubles tennis tournament that starts at 9 a.m. (adult division) and 12:30 p.m. (youth). Call Jane Tilford, 359-2482, for more information.

July 12

A community support meeting concerning the creation of a Caney Springs volunteer fire department will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 12, at the Grace Church Ministries in Chapel Hill. Call Mike Hatten for information at 364-4451.