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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Genesco Employee Reunion will be held Saturday, April 17, at the Lewisburg Recreation Center. For more information, call Gene Parsons at 359-5175.

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.

Lewisburg Christian Academy, a non-denominational christian school, is accepting applications for kindergarten and grades 1 and 2. Applications may be obtained daily from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Lifesong Family Church, 1041 S. Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. For more information, call 931-246-9522.

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 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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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 Marshall County Board of Education will hold their March meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 11, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

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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The City of Lewisburg Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 12, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

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There will be a Country Ham Breakfast at Berlin Fire Hall, starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, March 13. For more information, call Carolyn V. Johns at 270-8070.

Orders will be taken for Angel Food Ministries food boxes from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Cash and EBT cards will be accepted. Call 359-4077 for more information.

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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.

The Marshall County Second Sunday Singing will be held at the Cornersville Church of Christ at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 14.

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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.

The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, March 15, at Village Manor for the regular monthly meeting.

The Marshall County UT Extension Service will be conducting a beef producers' informational meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 15. Marketing and Cattle alliances will be discussed. Call 359-1929 for more information.

The Lewisburg Recreation Board will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 15, at the Recreation Center, 1551 Mooresville Highway.

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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.

The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, with American Legion Post 39, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Family Life Center for the annual Birthday Dinner. Ladies, please remember to bring a dish.

The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will hold its monthly board meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 16, in the conference room at 624 West Commerce St., Lewisburg. The public is invited to attend.

The Marshall County UT Extension Service will be conducting "Gardening for Dummies" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 16. Call 359-1929 for more information.

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The Election Commission will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, in Suite 120, Hardison Office Annex, 230 College Street, 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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A Gospel Singing will be held at St. James P.B. Church Sunday, March 21, with groups from Alabama and surrounding counties scheduled to sing.

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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.