Wednesday, December 9, 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.

Signups for Marshall County Youth Baseball and Softball will be held each Saturday in January. They will be held in Lewisburg, Cornersville and Chapel Hill. More information will be released later.

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 accepting donations of non-perishable food items for the 3rd Annual Canned Food Drive, and donations of old cell phones for the Cell Phones for Soldiers Drive sponsored by Lexy Franks and Erica Blackwell. Donations for both of these events may be left at the NHC HomeCare office at 493 Cornersville Road, or at Cornersville Elementary School. the deadline for the donations is Dec. 14.

The Marshall County Recycling Convenience Centers will be open from 7 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 23, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 24, and will be closed on Dec. 25.


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 Suzanne Fletcher at 931-490-3818. Employers looking for new employees are invited to set up at the Job Fair.


Preparing Christmas Stockings for the Cops for Kids program by the Lewisburg Rotary Club will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Celebration Inn. All Rotary members are invited to attend and help put together 101 stockings for kids this Christmas.

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 Marshall County Retired Teachers will have their Christmas luncheon at noon Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Church Street Church of Christ, Lewisburg.

Cornersville Middle School and High School Choir will give their first Christmas Concert for the community at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the school auditorium. The concert is free, but donations are appreciated. Come support the new Cornersville School Choir and enjoy some traditional Christmas carols.


The Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg will be giving away coats to anyone who needs one from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. 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.

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

The NAACP state and local branch will be hosting an Education Forum from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at First National Bank, Lewisburg.


The First United Methodist Church Christmas Open House will be held at the church, 325 West Church St, Lewisburg, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13. Everyone is welcome to come and see the new and completed McKnight Ministry Centers.


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.

The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Alderman will hold their regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department.

The Marshall County Board of Education will hold their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.


The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will hold its regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, in the conference room at 624 West Commerce Street, Lewisburg.


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 Lewisburg Water and Sewer Board will meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, in the board room at 100 Water Street.

The support group for parents with children who have mental health issues (ADHD, bipolar, autism) will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at First Assembly of God on the Ellington Bypass. For more information, call Kim Young at 931-215-3969.


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.