Friday, April 23, 2010

A local club is being formed for the purpose of promoting beekeeping. Anyone in Marshall, Maury, Bedford and adjoining counties who is interested is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. The first meeting is scheduled at 6:30 p.m Tuesday, June 1, at the Fire Hall in Chapel Hill. For more information e-mail Jim Garrison at

The Lewisburg Parks & Recreation Department is sponsoring a softball camp for 9-12 year olds from 9 a.m. to noon, June 1-4 at Jones Park. A fee will be charged. For more information or to register, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482.

Registration is now open for summer day camps at the Lewisburg Rec Center for boys and girls who have completed 1st through 3rd grades. For more information or to register, call 359-1593, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.


A counselor from the State Health Insurance Assistance Program will be at the Senior Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg, starting at 9 a.m. Friday, April 23, to give advice about Medicare and health insurance. Sign up for an appointment in the Senior Center office, or call 359-1463 for more information.


The Cornersville FFA Country Boy Horse Show will be postponed until Saturday, May 1, at 6 p.m., due to inclement weather forecast. For more information call Chad Warren at 931-205-7380.

The Webb School and the Bedford County Historical Society will host an historic marker dedication at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 24, at 309 Webb Road East (Hwy. 82) in Bell Buckle. The marker commemorates 1966 World Grand Champion Tennessee Walking Horse Shaker's Shocker. The ceremony is open to the public and light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Sara Withrow at 931-389-5729 or

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

The Marshall County NAACP Freedom Fund banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Lewisburg Recreation Center. Kenneth L. Pinkney, of the Memphis City Schools, will be the guest speaker.

A Relay for Life Car Show will be held at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg, on Saturday, April 24. Registration starts at 1 p.m. and judging will take place between 4:30 and 5 p.m., followed by a Womanless Beauty Pageant on the main stage. For more information, call 637-1925.


Marshall County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, April 26, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.

Due to required training, there will be no building inspections on April 26 and 27.

The Airport Board of the City of Lewisburg will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 26, at Ellington Airport, 1877 Franklin Pike.

Lewisburg Electric System's Board of Public Utilities will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, April 26, at the LES office, 599 West Ellington Pkwy. The meeting is open to the public.


The Community Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular scheduled monthly meeting at noon Tuesday, April 27, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Lone Oak Cemetery Advisory Board will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street, Lewisburg.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold a Budget Workshop at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

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.

The Lewisburg Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, at the George W. Turner Building, 741 Silver Street.


There will be an Emergency Food and Shelter Meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 29, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Veterans Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College Street, Lewisburg.


The Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, April 30, at Westvue Church of Christ. Rick Rolin is the speaker.



The Rock Creek Bible Society will meet at Bethbirei Church for a business meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 1, followed by a potluck luncheon. Wayne Coomes will be the guest speaker.

A Forestry Field Day, with a number of interesting lectures and demonstrations, will be held Saturday, May 1, at Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville. Registration starts at 8 a.m. For more information, call Area Forester Tom Hall at 685-5030 or David Warren at 270-2244.

The Petersburg Senior Citizens Center Spring Singing and Supper will start at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 1. For more information, call Kay Boles at 659-9654 or Frances Welch at 659-9050.

The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will be holding registration/sign-ups for Football Players and Cheerleaders in all Divisions on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Forrest High School Old Gym. League fees are due at time of registration and no late registrations will be accepted.


The Bethbirei Church will celebrate its 200th Birthday with a worship service followed by a catered luncheon on Sunday, May 2. Please RSVP to Pauline Perryman at 359-1314 or Frankie Compton at 359-1769.

The Marshall County Historical Society will hold its quarterly meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2, in the Museum at Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg. Lynda Potts will present a program on Catherine Cheek Ellington. The public is invited to attend.


The Marshall County Agriculture Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, May 3, at the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg.


Marshall Medical Center will provide free school sports physicals to high school athletes in Marshall County as a public service. The event will take place from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at Marshall County High School.


A slow-pitch softball tournament for co-ed teams will be held Saturday, May 8, at the Fayetteville softball complex on Wilson Parkway. Proceeds benefit People Helping People for Progress, a non-profit organization. Entry deadline is Wednesday, May 5. For more information, call 931-625-0139 or 931-433-0252.


There will be a Benefit Trail Ride and Auction for Spanky Osborne, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Dave Coffey Farm, Belfast. Donations for the auction are appreciated. For more information, call Wesley Poteete at 993-9154 or 276-2661 or Dave Roberts at 993-3127.