Friday, November 6, 2009

To receive text alerts on blood inventory levels, schedule a donation appointment, or locate the nearest blood drive, donors may now subscribe to Red Cross texting by sending redcross to 42227 or registering online at

Columbia State Community College will be offering a specialized curriculum for those interested in pursuing an AAS degree in Criminal Justice. Funding will be provided to qualifying candidates by the South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance. An "Information Session" will be held in Room 118 of the Clement Building on the Columbia State Campus in Columbia at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9. Refreshments will be served and it is open to the public. For more information contact Dr. Margaret Smith at 931-540-2520 or go to To find out more about Career Center Scholarships call the Tennessee Career Center in Lewisburg at 359-9726.

The Marshall County Memorial 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. The Library will be closed Wednesday, November 18 (working on some technical issues) and for the Thanksgiving Holiday (Thursday, November 26 thru Saturday, November 28).

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

Local "Cowboys For Christ" chapter forming. Open to Marshall and surrounding counties.

If interested in participating please send email to or call (931) 359-8440.


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. 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.

AARP # 5249 will meet in regular session at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the Church Parlor of First United Methodist Church, Lewisburg.

The Maintenance Committee of the Marshall County Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg, followed by a Work Session of the Board of Education at 6:30 p.m.

The UT Extension office will hold the first of seven sewing classes at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9. Call 359-1929 or e-mail for more information.


The Executive Board committee of the Marshall County JECDB will meet at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the Lewisburg campus of Columbia State Community College.

The South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance is holding a "Breakfast Brainstorm" meeting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, at Sole Support Manufacturing, 7674 Highway #7, Lyles, Tenn. You must RSVP by Nov. 6: call Patricia Lymon at 931-375-4201.

American Legion Post 39 will be hosting a dinner honoring all veterans at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 402 2nd Ave. North, Lewisburg.

The Chapel Hill Touchdown Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the media room of the Lions Club Memorial Field House. Nominations will be taken for the 2010 board of directors.


American Legion Post 39 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. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Dixie Theater.

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

The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities, 624 West Commerce St, Lewisburg, will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12.

The Town of Chapel Hill City Offices will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The offices will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov.12.

All Lewisburg City Offices will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The garbage route will be picked up as normal.

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.


The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Caregiver Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Marshall County Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St, Lewisburg. Refreshments will be provided. Call Tammy Been at 359-3563 or Patsy Graves at 359-4506 for more information.

The Police Advisory Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Lewisburg Police Department, 101 Water Street.

The Marshall County Solid Waste Committee will reconvene the Oct. 27 meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, on the second floor of the Marshall County Courthouse Annex.


There will be a turkey supper and silent auction at Chapel Hill Elementary School from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. Tickets must be purchased in advance: no tickets will be sold at the door.


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 call Jason Bennett (931-224-9637) or Randal McCoy (615-478-2288).

Farmington United Methodist Church will hold a Gospel Singing, featuring Driven and The Whaley Family, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14. Refreshments will be served.

Chapel Hill United Methodist Women are hosting their annual "A Taste of This and That" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Chapel Hill UMC Family Life Center.


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 a free concert to benefit Appalachian Outreach, featuring the Cavaliers Quartet and soloist Wes Adams, at the First Baptist Church, Lewisburg, at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15. Bring a non-perishable food item, warm clothes or blankets.


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 Purchasing Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


The MCHS Band Boosters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the band room to elect a new vice president.


Marshall County Budget Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


The South Central (East) Rural Planning Organization Executive Board will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the SunTrust Courthouse Annex Building, 222 West Madison St., Pulaski. This project is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Transportation. For more information, call Lisa Cross at 931-490-5890.


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.


The Marshall County Agricultural Committee will meet on November 24, 2009 at 6 p.m. at the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College Street, Lewisburg.