Friday, October 2, 2009

The Young Farmers and Ranchers of Marshall County will have a Haunted Woods every Friday and Saturday night in October from 7 until 11 p.m. at the Strasser Farm, 1.5 miles east of the Chapel Hill Post Office. The proceeds benefit youth programs, scholarships, and county activities. Not recommended for children. For directions and more information, visit


The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at NHC Oakwood, 244 Oakwood Dr., Lewisburg. Call 359-3563 x 4006 to schedule an appointment.

The 2009 Hickman County Quilt Show, "Remembering Hearth and Home" will be held from noon until 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the First Baptist Church, 100 Murphree St., Centerville.


AARP, assisted by the local police department, will be collecting expired medicines during Octoberfest. Bring out-dated medicines to their booth on Lewisburg's Public Square for safe disposal.

The Retired Teachers will be selling all kinds of baked goods and crafts from their tent at Octoberfest.

The Forrest Class of '99 reunion is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Lewisburg Elks Lodge. Call 637-2596 for more details.

Sacred Harp Singers will be at the 1859 USA Presbyterian Church in Petersburg on Saturday, Oct. 3. From 10 a.m. until noon and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. For more information call 659-9418.


Belfast Baptist Church will hold their 20th Anniversary Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 4. There will be a covered-dish fellowship meal after morning service, followed by the Cavaliers singing at 2 p.m.


Sign-ups for large group choral performances and auditions for solos/duets or small group songs are from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 4-5 at the Marshall County Community Theatre for its annual Christmas show directed by Nancy George with Paul Thorsen the accompianist. Christmas carols will be sung during the show called "I Wish You Christmas."


New Life Community Church, 1001 Easy Street (behind Pizza Hut), Lewisburg, will hold its annual revival Oct. 4 through 7, at 7 p.m. each evening. There will be a different pastor and music each evening. For more information, contact Mike Sherrell at 270-9730.


The Tiger Breakfast Club of Marshall County High School will meet from 7 to 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 5, at Russell's Catering on Water Street, Lewisburg. The "Dutch Treat" breakfast is to accent those who graduated in the 1970s, but all are welcome.

The Cornersville Athletic Booster Club will hold their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m Monday, Oct. 5, in the hospitality room at Cornersville High School Gym. All members are urged to attend.

There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Marshall County Board of Education at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular monthly meeting at noon Monday, Oct. 5, at City Hall.


Marshall County Commission will be holding a public hearing on the complete budget at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. All interested citizens are welcome. The commissioners will hold a special call meeting at 6 p.m.

The Marshall County Ethics Committee that was scheduled for Oct. 5 has been rescheduled for 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, following the Commission's Special Call meeting.

Marshall County Nominating Committee will be meeting Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 5 p.m. prior to the Commission Special Session in Room 2209 Courthouse Annex.


The Police Advisory Board will hold their regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the Police Department, 101 Water Street, Lewisburg.

The Shelbyville Retired Telecom Pioneers will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Richard's Cafeteria, Shelbyville. All telephone company retirees (AT&T, BellSouth, etc.) who live in the areas of Fayetteville, Lewisburg, Manchester, Shelbyville, Tullahoma and Winchester are invited. The community project for October is basic school supplies that will be donated to the Shelbyville Housing Authority Activity Center.


The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Caregiver Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, Oct. 8, at the Marshall County Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St, Lewisburg. Refreshments will be provided.


The Goats Gallop 5K run will begin at 7 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at Rock Creek Park. Pre-registration for the race ends Oct. 5.


The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its monthly board meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at 505 N. Ellington Parkway.

Marshall County Buildings Committee will be meeting Monday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m. in Room 2212 Courthouse Annex.


The Marshall County Republican Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Republican Headquarters on the Lewisburg square. For more information, contact Mike Sherrell, party chairman, at 270-9730.


The October CHYFL board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. This meeting is open to the public.


Tennessee Voices for Children support group for parents who have children with a mental health issues such as ADHD, bipolar disorder, autism and emotional problems will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at First Assembly of God on West Ellington Parkway.


The Forrest Alumni Association will hold Trivia Night at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, in the Family Life Center at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, Call Marion Joyce (364-2212) for more information or e-mail