Wednesday, February 24, 2010

The Marshall County School System has received information from the Tennessee Department of Health regarding the new immunization requirements for children entering school for the first time (pre-school and kindergarten) and for students who will be entering 7th grade this fall (2010). Please contact the Health Department (359-1551) or your medical provider to make sure your child has these immunizations prior to the start of the 2010-2011 school year.

Girl Scout Cookie Booths will be available at the following businesses: Kroger: Feb. 24, 26, 27 and 28. Wal-Mart: Feb. 26, 27, and 28. The purchase of Girl Scout Cookies helps fund camping, educational trips, programs, and community service projects for girls in Marshall County. Through the Girl Scout Cookie Program, girls learn how to work together as a team, set goals and develop plans to reach for those goals. Additionally, they cultivate interpersonal communications skills and acquire knowledge in marketing, money management and customer service.

The Duck River Beekeepers' Association will hold its annual school for beginning beekeepers from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 1, 2, 4, and 5 at the Farm Bureau Building, 323 Bethany Lane, Shelbyville. For more information, call Ed Perryman (931-684-4268), Elaine Holcombe (931-684-0826), Dean Honeycutt (931-723-8823), or Charles Murphree (931-294-5885).

The Second Saturday of each month will be "Trade Day" in the Cornersville City Park. Vendors are welcome, along with anyone looking to buy, sell or trade items. For more information contact Ronnie Sharp at 293-2692 or 637-5819.

The Marshall County Swim Club will hold open swim practice from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday at the Recreation Center. They started on Feb. 23. The swim team is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 18. For more information call Teresa at 993-5406.


The computer room at Marshall County Memorial Library will be closed all day Wednesday, Feb. 24.


The Marshall County Veterans Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at 230 College Street, Lewisburg.

The Cornersville Action Team (CAT) will host a spaghetti supper at Cornersville Elementary School from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. Go plates are available and tickets can be purchased in advance. For more information, contact Cornersville Elementary School at 293-2327.

The Marshall County High School Concert Choir will present a Sacred Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at First Baptist Church, Lewisburg. Students will perform hymns, anthems and spirituals. The concert is free and open to the public.

The Marshall County Board of Education Policy Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.


There will be a Fish Fry and Gospel Singing to benefit the Meeks family, starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Farmington United Methodist Church. The singing at 7 p.m. will feature the Gospel quartet Driven and the Mathis/Whaley Family Singers. For tickets call Johnny Brown (359-3814), Mary Weldon (381-0042), or Pastor Leland Carden (359-8436).



The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular monthly meeting at noon, Monday, March 1, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.


The Town of Cornersville will have its regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at City Hall. The meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.

The March of Dimes team captain kickoff will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Columbia State Community College, Lewisburg. Anyone interested in starting a team or working with a team should attend. Noah Ragsdale, son of Richard and Susan Ragsdale, is this year's Marshall County Ambassador.


FiftyForward College Grove presents the Senior Center for the Arts production of SWING! directed and choreographed by Kate Adams-Johnson, at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 6, in the College Grove Artsitorium.


The Caney Spring Volunteer Fire Department annual meeting will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 7, at the Lifesong Church (formerly Grace Church) located on Old Hwy. 99, just past Hunters Chase Subdivision. Please be thinking of some fund-raising ideas!


Chapel Hill Elementary School will hold a Classic Car Rally along with their "Book Fair Diner" family night from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 9. There will also be an Ice Cream Social in the cafeteria. For more information, contact Kelly Jo Fuller or Lisa Herron at 364-3435 or e-mail

The Marshall County ECD/Tourism Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


The March CHYFL board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. The board will be nominating and voting on Head Coaches for Football and Cheerleading for the 2010 football season. All nominees must be present. This meeting is open to the public.