Wednesday, March 17, 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.

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.

Scholarships from the Marshall County Education Association and the Marshall County Retired Teachers Association are on offer for upcoming college juniors and seniors who are graduates of Marshall County high schools, are majoring in education, and plan to pursue a career in teaching. Applications are available at the guidance offices of all three high schools. Deadlines for application are April 26 and May 7, 2010.

The website to gain access to Marshall County Memorial Library's Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) is:

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.

The March of Dimes Tennis Bash will be April 3 at the Lewisburg Recreation Center. For further information or to register by phone, call Rex Richardson at 359-7805 or 619-7805.


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


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 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, or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

The Lewisburg Water and Sewer Board will meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in the Board Room at 100 Water Street.


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.

The Giles County Gospel Music Association will hold their annual convention at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 19, and Saturday, March 20, at the Giles County High School auditorium. Admission and parking are free, and concessions will be available. Featured groups will be Evening Praise and The Hogan Family (Friday) and The Kellys and Compassion (Saturday). Local artists will also perform. For more information, call Lesa Wilburn at 931-638-1597.


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.

Cross Keys Baptist Church will hold a Gospel Singing at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 20, featuring The Calvary Trio and Bro. John and the Gospel Carriers. Everyone is welcome. Call Sue House at 791-0787 for more information.


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.


The Marshall County Commission will have a Commission Work Session immediately following their regular Monday, March 22, County Commission meeting. It will begin approximately at 6:45 p.m. in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Education Committee will meet at 5:15 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


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, or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

Marshall County Emergency Medical Services Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, at 728 S. Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg.

The Mayor and Council and the Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold a work session at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.


The Tennessee Duck River Development Agency invites area citizens to a public Open House March 24 at the Henry Horton State Park Conference Lodge to view alternatives for the agency's Comprehensive Regional Water Supply Plan. Two sessions will be offered -- 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, call the Duck River Agency's Shelbyville office at 931-684-7820 or visit


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


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.

Caney Springs Volunteer Fire Department will hold a BBQ Fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at Caney Springs Baptist Church on Hwy 99, near Chapel Hill in the Caney Springs Community. Please come out and help support us.


There will be a Benefit Trail Ride and Wagon Ride for Randy Wells at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 28, at Wells Hollow Road, off Hwy 129 East, near Petersburg. For more information, call Barbara and Hershell Hargrove at 659-6280.


There will be a meeting for anyone interested in putting a team in the Men's Softball League or the Church League on Tuesday, March 30, at the Southside Softball Park, Airport Road, Lewisburg. The Church League meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. and the Men's League meeting will be at 7 p.m. For more information, call Greg Wells at 931-619-1567.