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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Steven Eric Rodgers was inducted into the Beta Kappa Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Columbia State Community College on Oct. 11, 2009. Rodgers, majoring in health related professions, is the son of Lisa Dunham and Mark Rodgers of Lewisburg. Phi Theta Kappa is the oldest and most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges around the world.

The Central Methodist University Concert Band began its 84th annual tour March 11. Local student Joshua David Hall, son of John and Tara Hall of Cave City, Ky., and Vivian Hall of Chapel Hill, plays percussion in the Concert Band at CMU, where his major is music education.

Several Marshall County students have been honored at Lipscomb University for academic achievement during the fall semester 2009, said Dr. Craig Bledsoe, Provost. The students who were honored include: Staci Garner of Petersburg, pre-nursing, and Rebeccah Shaddy, also of Petersburg, chemistry.

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 Marshall County Soil Conservation District is hosting the Annual Mid-TN District Employee Daylily Fundraiser. The four varieties offered this year are: Stella de Oro (golden rebloomer), Chicago Apache (bright red 6" bloom), Kwanzo (double to triple 5" orange bloom), and Strawberry Candy (pink and rose 4" bloom). All orders must be prepaid and the deadline to place orders is Wednesday, March 31. Call the District at 359-6268 Ext. 3 to place an order.

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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 www.duckriveragency.org.

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

Marshall County Budget Committee will reconvene their March 19th meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 25, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Board of Education Budget Committee will meet jointly with the Education Committee of the Marshall County Commission at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25, in the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

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Columbia State Community College's Nursing Department will host an information session from 11:10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m Friday, March 26, in Room 104 at the Lewisburg Campus. It is open to current students, future students, and to anyone interested in Columbia State's nursing program.

The Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, March 26, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg. Marlin Finley is the scheduled speaker.

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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.

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.

The Wade T. Jett Memorial Easter Egg Hunt will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at Farmington United Methodist Church.

Farmington Baptist Church will hold a Gospel Singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 27. The Melody Five from Lexington, Ala. and The Ward Family from Columbia will be featured. For more information call Bobby Bivens at 364-4858 or 703-7650.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 27, the Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, will present "Got Science?" Area scientists from many fields will share the excitement of their real-life experiences through hands-on activities that bring research to life. "Got Science?" is part of Adventure Science Center's "Portal to the Public" initiative supported by the National Science Foundation. All activities for Got Science? are included with regular admission to the Science Center. For more information, call 615-862-5160 or visit www.adventuresci.com.

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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 Musical Singing for Multiple Myeloma Cancer at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 28, at Greater First Baptist Church, 512 5th Avenue North, Lewisburg. The sponsor is Nora Alexander. For more information call 359-7462.

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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.

The Community Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular scheduled monthly meeting at noon Tuesday, March 30, at Lewisburg City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Lone Oak Cemetery Advisory Board will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Lewisburg City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold a Budget Workshop at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Lewisburg City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Marshall County Board of Education Policy Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg. This will be followed at 7 p.m. by a Work Session of the Board of Education.

APRIL

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The Cornersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at City Hall. The meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.

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Columbia State Community College's Nursing Department will host an information session from 11:10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m Friday, April 2, in Room 104 at the Lewisburg Campus. It is open to current students, future students, and to anyone interested in Columbia State's nursing program.

The office of City Hall in Cornersville will be closed on Friday, April 2, in observance of Good Friday. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, April 5.

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

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"Basic Rights: A Parent's Introduction to Special Education," a free workshop for parents of children who are in special education or might need special education, will be held Tuesday, April 6, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Child Development Center, 1600 Jason Maxwell Blvd., Lewisburg. Call Becky Jamison at 359-1197 to pre-register - seating is limited to 30 people.

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The Genesco Employee Reunion will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at the Lewisburg Recreation Center. A potluck lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call Gene Parsons at 359-5175.

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The Pulaski, Columbia and Tullahoma chapters of the Christian Motorcyclists Association will hold their 2nd Annual Progressive Dinner Ride on Saturday, April 24, to raise funds for the CMA's "Run for the Son." The ride starts in Tullahoma, where salad is served, goes on to the main course in Pulaski, and ends with dessert in Columbia. For more information, contact Della DeVenturi at 931-424-5600 or msdella@smwb.net.