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Friday, March 5, 2010

Hunter Safety Class will be offered from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 15, through Friday, March 19, at Cornersville Baptist Church. For more information, call Doug Lowery at 659-6786.

Marshall County 4-H is hosting a "Lock-In" for all 4th, 5th, and 6th grade members from Friday, March 12, to Saturday, March 13. Registration ends Tuesday, March 9. For more information, call the Extension Office at 359-1929.

The Marshall County Education Association is offering a $1,000 scholarship to upcoming juniors and seniors in college who are majoring in education. Applicants must be graduates of a Marshall County high school and must be planning to teach after college. Applications are available at the guidance offices of all three high schools and at the Marshall County Memorial Library. Deadline for application is April 26, 2010.

The Marshall County Retired Teachers Association is offering a scholarship for college students who plan to pursue a career in teaching. Applicants must be graduates of one of the three Marshall County high schools, have junior or senior status in college by fall 2010, and be majoring in education. Applications are available in the guidance offices of the high schools. Deadline for application is May 7, 2010.

Marshall County Memorial Library is happy to announce that the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) is available for the public to use from home computers effective Monday, March 1. You'll now be able to look at our catalog to see what we have available. The operation of OPAC is self-explanatory, but if you would like written instructions, stop in the library and ask the circulation staff for a copy. You must have a library card in order to put an item on reserve or renew one -- you cannot check anything out. To get a card, you must be a resident of Marshall County with two pieces of identification (such as a driver's license, voter's registration, car registration). Both pieces must have your current address. We do verify your residency. The website to gain access to Marshall County Memorial Library's OPAC is as follows: http://mcmlibtn.booksys.net

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.

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 Marshall County Soil Conservation District will be holding its annual tree giveaway this spring. Loblolly pine and pecan trees will be available. If you are interested in receiving free trees, please contact the District at 359-6268. You will be notified when to pick up the trees.

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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.

Columbia State Respiratory Care students and Maury County Parks and Recreation will host the "Lungs of Steel" 5K run/walk and kids' one mile fun walk on Saturday, March 6, at Maury County Park in Columbia. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the race starting at 9 a.m.

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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!

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The Marshall Chapter AARP #5249 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 8, in the Church Parlor of First United Methodist Church, Lewisburg.

The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold their regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, March 8, at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Parkway.

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The Marshall County Republican Party will hold its March meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, at the First Commerce Bank in Lewisburg. Guest speaker will be 6th District Congressional candidate Kerry Roberts. Tickets for the Presidents Day Dinner April 10 are now on sale. For tickets or more information visit our website www.marshalltngop.org or contact Shirley Lowe at 359-2304.

The Marshall County Education Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

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 herronl@k12tn.net

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

The Full Board Committee of the JECDB will meet at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, in the large conference room at the Lewisburg Recreation Center.

The Marshall County Board of Education Budget Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Town of Chapel Hill Park and Recreation Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department, 119 N. Horton Parkway.

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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.

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The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Caregiver Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, March 11, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. The group is free of charge and can be beneficial to anyone caring for a loved one suffering with memory impairment and confusion. Please call Tammy Been at 359-3563, Patsy Graves at 359-4506 or the Alzheimer's Association in Tullahoma at 1-800-272-3900 for more information.

The La Leche of League of Lewisburg will host breastfeeding classes the second Thursday of every month, including Thursday, March 11, at 10:30 a.m. Classes will be held at First Presbyterian Church on Lewisburg's Public Square. Call Anna Childress (359-3918) or Melissa Powell (270-2555) for more information, or go to www.llli.org.

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Elder Eddie Shirley's 14th Pastoral Anniversary will be held Sunday, March 14, at the Liggett Street Church of God, with morning service at 11:30 a.m. and evening service at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served after morning service. Special guests will be the Bethel Church of God and Pastor Gerald Davis.

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The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its regular monthly board meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 15, at the gas department, 505 N. Ellington Pkwy.

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The Employee Benefits Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

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The Election Commission will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, Hardison Office Annex, 230 College Street,Suite 120 Lewisburg.

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The course "Conquering Your Fear of Investing" will be presented from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in Room 123 of the Waymon L. Hickman building on Columbia State's Columbia campus. A fee will be charged. To register, or for more information about this or other non-credit courses, call Columbia State's Department of Economic and Workforce Development at 931-540-2659.

Marshall County Budget Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

Marshall County Buildings Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

I Musici de Montréal, a chamber orchestra of 15 musicians, will give a concert at Columbia State's Cherry Theater at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 18. To purchase tickets by telephone, call 931-540-2879 during office hours.

The Marshall County Republican Women will hold their March meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 18, at the First Commerce Bank, Lewisburg. Guest speaker will be Scottie Poarch, a candidate for mayor of Marshall County. For more information visit our website www.marshalltngop.org or contact Janet Heckle at 359-7896.

There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, at Church Street Church of Christ, 305 W. Church St., Lewisburg. You may schedule an appointment online at www.redcrossblood.org, or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

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The Senior Citizens covered-dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 19, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. The public is welcome.

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The Community Tabernacle, 2340 Hwy. 64, Farmington, will hold a Gospel Singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 20. Elder Wayne Hayes and Faithful Few, The Wilsons, and the Liggett St. Church of God Choir will be featured. Everyone is invited -- door prizes will be awarded.

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There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, March 23, at Marshall Medical Center, 1080 N. Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. You may schedule an appointment online at www.redcrossblood.org, or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

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Columbia State Community College's Professional Staff Organization will hold their 2nd Annual Flapjack Fundraiser from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at Applebees, 705 South James Campbell Blvd, Columbia. For information about purchasing tickets contact Michael Sztapka at 931-540-2766. Proceeds from the fundraiser go toward a scholarship fund to benefit Columbia State students.