Friday, July 24, 2009

The Farmers Market, across from Rock Creek Park, is open on Tuesdays from 12 noon to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 6 a.m. to 12 noon.

A Work Ethic Course Training, taught by Betsye Ledford of Ledford Employee Exchange, is being offered as a part of Ratchet Up Marshall County, sponsored by South Central Tennessee Workforce Board. This four-hour course will cover work ethic in the workplace. Employers can have employees sign up for the course and need only to pay the employees for the four-hour class in order to meet the match of the Ratchet Up grant funding. Space is still available for Aug. 12 and 19 at Lewisburg Printing and for Aug. 26 at CSCC-Lewisburg. Space is limited, so register early. To register or get more information, contact Greg Lowe at or call 359-1544.

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.

Due to budget issues, the Marshall County Memorial Library has adjusted its hours of operation from July 6 to Aug. 8. The hours will be Monday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The computer room will shut down 15 minutes before closing. Hours will be changed, effective Monday, Aug. 10, to accommodate students by being open three nights a week until 7 p.m. However, those exact hours will be announced the week of Aug. 3.

Parents who reside in Marshall County and are planning to home school their children for the 2009-2010 school year need to register with the social workers at the Marshall County Board of Education between Aug. 6 and 24, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Forrest High School Class of 1989 will hold its 20-year reunion on Oct. 3. To receive a formal invitation with more detailed information, provide a current address to Melinda Hargrove at 931-212-7528 or Lonnie Perryman at 931-619-1080, or e-mail Perryman at by Aug. 1.

Andy Cook of Lewisburg scored a 28 at Lewisburg Recreation Center's Ewell Butler Golf Course, breaking the record of 29 that was held by four different golfers. Witnesses were John Keny, Matthew Dyer and Carl Fisher.

A hunter safety class will be held Aug. 3-7 at the National Guard Armory from 5:30-8:30 p.m. each day. A social security number is required. Call Doug Lowery at 659-6786 for more information.


There will be a MCHS Soccer Skills Camp at 5 p.m. Friday, July 24, and noon Saturday, July 25, for kids ages 5-12, at the soccer field beside Marshall County High School.


The Friends of Henry Horton State Park are holding a Master Gardener's Seminar on annuals and perennials from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, July 25, in the conference rooms of the Inn at Henry Horton State Park. This seminar is free and open to the public. For more information, call Teresa Dugger at 931-619-8590.

There will be a benefit for 23-year-old cancer victim Brandy Carroll at Stoney's Truck & Trailer Service, 1540 Nashville Hwy, Lewisburg, from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 25. There will be bluegrass and gospel music, food, a car and bike show, and a flea market.

The Shelbyville Church of God of Prophecy will be having a family fun day, Saturday, July 25, beginning at 11 a.m. and ending with a country gospel variety show. It will be held at Never Rest Park, just off the Lewisburg Highway. Everyone is invited. For more information call 703-9689.

Glenns Chapel United Methodist Church will hold a gospel singing at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 25. Singers will be The Sunshiners and The Redeemed, both from Lawrenceburg. Refreshments will be served.


The St. James Primitive Baptist Church will be having a pre-anniversary program at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 26. The speaker will be Elder Robert Howse.


The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its regular scheduled meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 27, at 505 N. Ellington Pkwy.

The Marshall County Rules Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, July 27, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Beer Board will meet at 5:15 p.m. Monday, July 27, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. See legal ad.

The Lewisburg Electric System's Board of Public Utilities will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 27, at the LES office, 599 W. Ellington Pkwy. This meeting is open to the public.

The Town of Chapel Hill Park and Recreation Board will be holding a meeting on Monday, July 27, at 6 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department.


The Community Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular meeting at noon Tuesday, July 28, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Marshall County Education Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners July meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, at the George W. Turner Building, 741 Silver Street.


Marshall County High School students, or their parents, should pick up their schedules for the upcoming year on Wednesday, July 29. Juniors and seniors from 9 to 11 a.m.; freshmen and sophomores from noon to 2 p.m.


The Marshall County Buildings Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Budget Committee and Marshall County Employees Benefits Committee will meet in joint session at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

Marshall County Law Enforcement Committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at the Marshall County Sheriff's Department to discuss the SRO contract.


The Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Westvue Church of Christ. Charles Hardison will be the speaker.



The Forrest Alumni Annual Banquet will be held in the school cafeteria on Saturday, Aug. 1, with fellowship at 3 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. For more information visit or contact Katie Harris or Ricky Sweeney.


The Marshall County Historical Society will hold its quarterly meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2 in the historical museum in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg.


The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will hold a special call board meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 624 West Commerce St., Lewisburg. The public is invited to attend.


The Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg will be holding its second annual "Stuff that Bus." They will be collecting donations of school supplies for underprivileged children at Wal-Mart from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, and from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6. Early or late donations may be dropped at Stan McNabb.


The Town of Cornersville will hold its regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at City Hall. All citizens are welcome.


There will be a Country Boy Horse Show at Robin Hood Road, Lewisburg, starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8.


The August CHYFL board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. This meeting is open to the public.


Battle of the Bands starts at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg.


U.S. Dept. of Agriculture commodities will be distributed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 19, at the National Guard Armory in Lewisburg.