Wednesday, July 29, 2009

DivorceCare and DivorceCare 4Kids will begin Aug. 5 at East Commerce Baptist Church in Lewisburg and be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday for 13 straight weeks. Call 359-1027 or e-mail for more information.

Clay Hill United Methodist Church is now offering free one-on-one tutoring in reading. Let God bless us by helping you. For more information call 931-364-7648 before 8:30 p.m.

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 noon.

A Work Ethic Training Course, 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.

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.

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.


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.

St. James Primitive Baptist Church will be having a Pre-Anniversary program at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 29. The speaker will be Elder Glenn Duke, from St. Paul Primitive Baptist Church and Israelite Primitive Baptist Church.


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

Seniors and juniors at Forrest High School may pick up their schedules between 9 and 11 a.m. Thursday July, 30.

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 news program CBS Sunday Morning is coming to the Hi-Way 50 Drive-In to film a segment on artist Mary Whyte. If you would like to catch a movie and be filmed by CBS Sunday Morning, show up at the gate at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1.

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.

World Breastfeeding Week in being celebrated by the Lewisburg La Leche League from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the LifeSong Family Church playground. A family picnic is set for noon, with children's activities and door prizes offered. Call 359-3918 for more information.


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.

Hometown Hero Day will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at East Commerce Baptist Church, Lewisburg. Jackie Matheny, Sheriff of Warren County will bring the message that day.

The Wilson Hill Church of Christ will hold a Gospel Meeting from Aug. 2 through 5, with Rex Humphry, preacher, and Clay Derryberry, song leader.

Brown Teal Road Baptist Church, Fayetteville, will hold a Revival from Aug. 2 through Aug. 5. For more information, call 931-433-8274 or 931-433-5847.

The Hardin Chapel Church of Christ will hold a Gospel Meeting from Aug. 2 through 5 with preacher James Watkins and song leader Billy Pigg. Sunday morning services start at 10 a.m.; nightly services begin at 7:30 p.m.

The Caney Springs Volunteer Fire Department will hold an organizational meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at the Caney Springs Baptist Church Pavilion, 1444 Highway 99, Chapel Hill. For more information, call 931-212-3735 or 364-7062.


Sophomores and Freshmen at Forrest High School may pick up their schedules between 9 and 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3.

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regularly scheduled monthly meeting at noon Monday, Aug. 3, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

Lewisburg Middle School will host an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3. Parents and students are encouraged to attend. Students can pick up schedules and meet their teachers.

Chapel Hill Elementary School is holding orientation on Monday, Aug. 3 and Tuesday, Aug. 4. For class rolls, supply lists, and orientation times for the individual grades, please visit


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.

Cornersville Elementary School's orientation is set for Tuesday, August 4; kindergarten through 2nd grade will be at 5:30 p.m. and 3rd through 6th grade will be at 7 p.m.

The Marshall County Solid Waste Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 4, on the second floor of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


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 Shelbyville Retired Telecom Pioneers will have a luncheon meeting on Wednesday, August 5. The meeting will be held at Richard's Cafeteria in Shelbyville at 11:30 a.m. All telephone company retirees (AT&T, BellSouth, etc.) who live in the areas of Fayetteville, Lewisburg, Manchester, Shelbyville, Tullahoma, and Winchester are invited.


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.


The Wiser Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Griffin Park Large Shelter in Shelbyville. A potluck meal will be served around noon, and tableware and paper products will be furnished.

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

A hamburger and ice cream supper will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Farmington United Methodist Church.

A men's softball tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8, at Magazine Road Park in Pulaski. Deadline to enter is Aug. 5. Call 931-363-6741 or 931-638-1452 for more information.


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.

Marshall County High School's Tiger and Tigerette golf teams will hold their 10th annual golf tournament, a four-man scramble at Saddle Creek Golf Club, on Saturday, Aug. 15, with lunch and the driving range open at noon and a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. There will be door prizes and a closest-to-the-pin contest. Call 270-7280 to enter.


The new Gospel Spirituals will be celebrating their anniversary at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at Giles County High School, Pulaski.


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.