Friday, December 4, 2009

Registration is now open for the 2010 Lewisburg Parks & Recreation Youth Basketball Leagues for boys and girls ages 7-12. Leagues begin Jan. 9. Registration deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18. For more information, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482.

American Legion Post 39 will be distributing fruit/food baskets to shut-in veterans during the holiday season. If you know a homebound veteran that you would like to nominate to receive one of these baskets, please notify any member of the American Legion or leave a message at 359-7545. The post will need to know the complete name and the address of the veteran in order to deliver the basket to them.

NHC HomeCare will be sponsoring "Santa for Seniors" this holiday season. Angel trees are located at Stylin' and Filin' on Cornersville Road and Hometown Grocery, South Ellington Pkwy. Items that are needed are listed on the back of the Angels and can be dropped off at NHC HomeCare Lewisburg, 493 Cornersville Rd. All donations need to be delivered by Monday, Dec. 14. For more information, call 359-5300.

NHC HomeCare is also accepting donations of non-perishable food items for the Cornersville High School 3rd Annual Canned Food Drive, and donations of old cell phones for the Cell Phones for Soldiers Drive. Donations for both of these events can also be dropped off at Cornersville Elementary School. Deadline for all donations is Monday, Dec. 14.

A Holiday Home Show in the Kings Chapel Community on Hwy 96E in Arrington is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day through Sunday, Dec. 6. The show raises funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, with 100 percent of ticket sales going to the charity.


The Marshall County Community Theatre will perform the annual Christmas show on Dec. 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Dixie Theatre on the square in Lewisburg. "I Wish You Christmas" is a community choir choral group who will sing some old and some new holiday music. Tickets will be sold from the Dixie Box office on Dec. 1 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and for one hour before each performance.


The Christmas Giftbox will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Maury County Park. Boothholders will be in both the Baker and Exhibit Buildings. For more information, call Marsha Kirk at 931-381-2210 after 5 p.m.

A Male Gospel Extravaganza will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Lewisburg Middle School.


he Cornersville Athletic Booster Club will hold a meeting Monday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. in the hospitality room at Cornersville High School Gym. All members are urged to attend.

A GED recognition ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the Lewisburg Recreation Center.

The Marshall County Solid Waste Committee will reconvene at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, on the Second Floor of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Board of Education Budget Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular scheduled monthly meeting at noon Monday, Dec. 7, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.


Auditions for "High School Musical 2" will be held Dec. 7 and 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dixie Theatre. Students in grades 7-12 are invited to audition. For more information call Alva Cavnar at 359-3254.


The Marshall County Republican Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Republican Headquarters on the Lewisburg square. For more information, please contact Mike Sherrell, Party Chairman, at 270-9730.

The Full Board Committee of the Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will meet at noon Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the large agriculture conference room in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College Street, Lewisburg.

The Town of Cornersville will hold a public meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Town Hall to discuss the Community Development Block Grant Program and potential uses of CDBG funds. Residents who want to suggest potential projects are urged to attend the meeting, or mail their suggestions to Mayor Amos Davis, Cornersville Town Hall, P. O. Box 128, Cornersville, TN 37047. For more information, call the Town Hall at 293-4482.

The next board meeting of the Marshall County Youth Baseball and Softball will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Richard Cashion Little League Complex.


There will be a Job Fair for General Motors and suppliers employees and spouses, as well as members of the public, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, at the Tennessee Career Center, 119 Nashville Hwy, Columbia. Take your resume and be prepared for an on-the-spot interview -- dress to impress! South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance and Tennessee Career Centers are sponsoring the Job Fair. For more information, call 931-490-3818. Employers looking for new employees are invited to set up at the Job Fair.


The Webb School will present its annual service of Lessons and Carols at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Webb School Chapel, 319 Webb Road East, Bell Buckle. The performance is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception.


The Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg will host a Coat Drive from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Turner Center on Silver Street, Lewisburg.

The Liggett Street Church of God will present an original play, "Christmas with the Haves and Have Nots," at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at the church, 834 Liggett St, Lewisburg. Admission is free, but donations to the tutoring program are appreciated. For more information call Karen Olayinka at 931-797-9235.

The Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg will be giving away coats to anyone who needs one on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Turner Building on Silver Street from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

A local "Cowboys For Christ" chapter is forming. It will be open to Marshall and surrounding counties. The first meeting will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, in the rear dining area of the Lewisburg Shoney's. Please RSVP to or call 359-8440.


The American Legion auxiliary will meet at Shoney's at noon Monday, Dec. 14, for their Christmas luncheon. Bring a gift to exchange ($10 maximum). There will be no meeting on Dec. 21.

The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual dinner at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, at the Henry Horton State Park Restaurant. Gary Burt will provide musical entertainment. Tickets are available at the Chamber office, A Victorian Melody, and The Old Rink Emporium. For more information, call 359-3863.


There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 316 N. Horton Pkwy. Call 800-448-3543 or visit to make an appointment to donate.


There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Church Street Church of Christ, 305 W. Church St, Lewisburg. Call 800-448-3543 or visit to make an appointment to donate.


The Senior Citizens covered dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18, at the Senior Center, 230 College St, Lewisburg. The public is welcome.