Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Kindergarten registration will be held Thursday, April 8, in Lewisburg, Chapel Hill, and Cornersville. For more details of where to register and what documents to bring with you, contact the Board of Education at 359-1581.

Parents of school-age children: Under a new Tennessee immunization requirement, children entering 7th grade in 2010 will be required to have a Tdap and Varicella booster. The Health Department will offer any required school immunizations free of charge. Public Health Week is April 5-9. For more information, contact the Marshall County Health Department at 359-1551.

Marshall County veterinarians will be offering reduced rates for rabies vaccinations during the month of April. Rabies vaccination is required by law for all dogs and cats over six months of age. For more information, call the Department of Health at 359-1551 or Animal Control at 359-5948.

Members of the MCHS Class of 1980 are planning their 30th Reunion the weekend of July 9-10, and need current contact information from classmates. If you are a graduate, or know a graduate, please contact Janice Evans Tucker at or Angie Shelton Datuin at There is also a "MCHS Class of 80 -- 30 Year Reunion" group on Facebook.

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 Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at the West 7th Street Church of Christ, Columbia. For more information, call 931-490-7074.


The La Leche of League of Lewisburg will host breastfeeding classes the second Thursday of every month, including Thursday, April 8, 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


Marshall County Memorial Library will be closing at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, for staff training.


A Masonic Fish Fry will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Masonic Lodge on East Commmerce Street in Lewisburg.

There will be a free postcard and paper memorabilia show with over 30 dealers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Fly Arts Center, Shelbyville (one block south of the square). For more information, call 931-684-1068.


Marshall County Youth Football will hold a board meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at the football field meeting room. We are in need of Pee Wee coaches and a Concession Stand Director. The public is welcome.


The Town of Chapel Hill Planning Commission will hold their regular monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 12, at the Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Pkwy. This will be followed by the regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 5 p.m.

AARP # 5249 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 12, at the Marshall County Museum in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg, for a tour of the Museum. This will be a good opportunity to see the museum's latest acquisitions.

An organizational meeting of local residents who are establishing a Youth Development Organization is to be at 6 p.m. April 12 in the Bank of America branch office on the northeast corner of the Lewisburg public square. For more information call Michael Anderson at 931-698-2043, Minister Carletta Webster at 931-359-0475 or Roy Haislip after 6 p.m. at 931-223-7043.


The April CHYFL board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall.

Middle Tennessee State University's Small Business Development Center will conduct a free seminar on starting your own business from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, in Murfreesboro. Reservations are required and available online at or by calling 615-898-2745.

A meeting of the South Central Tennessee Workforce Board Local Workforce Investment Area Ten (LWIA 10) will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, at The Farmhouse, 407 West Public Square, Centerville.

Marshall County Animal Control Committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

Marshall County Law Enforcement Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, in the training room at Marshall County Sheriff's Dept, 209 1st Avenue North.

Marshall County Budget Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Caregiver Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, April 15, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. This is a change from the usual meeting date. 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 Lewisburg Water & Sewer Board will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in the Board Room at 100 Water Street.


Horton Haven Christian Camp will hold a 5K TrailTrek, starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 17, to raise money for the Scholarship Fund at camp. Register online @ For more information, call Kevin King at 364-7656, or e-mail

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.


The Breast Cancer Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 19, at Maury Regional Medical Center. For more information, call 931-540-4166.


The Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at the West 7th Street Church of Christ, Columbia. For more information, call 931-490-7074.


The Ostomy Partners Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. and at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at Maury Regional Medical Center. For more information, call 931-540-4172.


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


There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, at Cornersville Elementary School, 485 Main Street, Cornersville. For more information, or to schedule a donation appointment, go to or telephone 1-800-RED CROSS.