Wednesday, October 28, 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 Marshall County Memorial Library has resumed its 55-hour schedule. The library is open: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cornersville FFA is selling fruit and meat. Call 931-652-8974 or 931-993-2864 for more information.


The deadline for entries in the Junior Miss (13-15) and Little Junior Miss (8-11) Marshall County pageants to be held on Saturday, Nov. 7, has been extended to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28. Applications are available at or at the Chamber of Commerce office, 227 2nd Ave North, Lewisburg. Call 359-3863 for more information.


The Marshall County Veterans Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Hardison Annex Office, 230 College Street, Lewisburg.

Marshall County Employees Benefits Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


The Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg. Rick Rolin will be the speaker.


Tennessee Valley Riders will host a "Cruise In Benefit" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Lincoln County High School, Fayetteville. The benefit is for Cory Simon, 24, who has a heart ailment, and has just come out of a coma, after crashing in August. A DJ will play music and concessions will be available.

Nov. 1

The Marshall County Historical Society will hold its quarterly meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, at the museum in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg. The public is invited.

The Berlin United Methodist Churches will hold their 2009 revival at 6:30 p.m. each evening from Nov. 1-3. Sunday, Nov. 1 at Berlin UMC; Monday, Nov. 2, Caney Spring UMC; Tuesday, Nov. 3, Verona UMC. Rev. Mark Irvin is the evangelist, and there will be special music each evening, as well as refreshments after the service.


The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold its regular monthly meeting at noon Monday, Nov. 2, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.


Youth from surrounding counties will present a free Developmental Theatre rendition of Edgar Allan Poe's writings at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, in the Ledbetter Auditorium at Columbia State Community College's Columbia campus. The program is funded by a Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee grant to the South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance. Poe is the featured author of this year's "Big Read."

There will be a free lecture and concert by Dewayne Pigg and members of the Nashville Double Reed Ensemble, starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, in the Cherry Theater. The theater is located in the Waymon L. Hickman Building at Columbia State Community College, 1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia.


The Election Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Suite 120 of the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg.

The Shelbyville Retired Telecom Pioneers will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Richard's Cafeteria in Shelbyville. All telephone company retirees (AT&T, BellSouth, etc.) who live in Fayetteville, Lewisburg, Manchester, Shelbyville, Tullahoma, Winchester, and surrounding areas are invited. The community project for November is the collection of non-perishable items that will be donated to the Good Samaritan Program in Shelbyville.


The South Central Human Resource Agency Policy Council and Governing Board meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in the SCHRA Central Office, 1437 Winchester Hwy, Fayetteville.

The Town of Cornersville will hold its regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at City Hall. This meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.


The Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee Marshall County Ambassador Scouts will hold a luncheon for military service men and women on Saturday, Nov. 7. To attend, call 359-6314 or 293-6519 and give a name and address, or e-mail it to before Oct. 30.


Community Tabernacle Church on Hwy 64, Farmington, will hold a special Veterans Day service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. Donations of gift certificates for veterans are sought from local businesses. For more information, call Pastor Orvil Nichols at 364-4969.


The Cornersville Athletic Booster Club will hold their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the hospitality room at the Cornersville High School Gym. All members are urged to attend.


The American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars will conduct the annual Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, on the public square in Lewisburg.

The office of City Hall in Cornersville will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12.

The November CHYFL board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. Board members will be nominated, and nominees must be present. This meeting is open to the public.


A fish fry and auction to benefit Chase Pierrot who is suffering from FAP, a hereditary cancer, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. For more information, or to make a donation to the auction, call Jason Bennett (931-224-9637) or Randal McCoy (615-478-2288).


The Alpha Kappa Club will host their annual Home Tour from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in Fayetteville. All proceeds benefit the Alpha Kappa College Scholarship Fund. For more information, call 433-2921 or 433-7990.


There will be USDA Commodity Distribution from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. You must have your new PINK commodity card to receive your box. For more information, or to sign up, call 359-6393, or visit SCHRA, 1572 Old Columbia Hwy, Lewisburg.


The Marshall County Red Cross will sponsor a Christmas Village from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. For booth rentals and more information, call the Red Cross at 359-1211, or event chair Anna Childress at 359-3918.