Wednesday, May 12, 2010

AYSO Soccer Sign-Ups will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 22, May 29, and June 12, at the Soccer Field Pavilion on Spring Place Road, Lewisburg. For more information, call Ronda Farmer at 359-9184, e-mail, or check the Web site

Lewisburg Middle School has opened its greenhouse with plants for sale. Tomato plants, pepper plants, herbs, annuals, perennials, and flower baskets are all for sale. The prices are great and the plants are healthy. The hours of the sale are Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The greenhouse will be open until plants sell out. It is located behind LMS and the Spot Lowe Vocational School. Call Kathy Stapleton at 359-1265 for more information.

The Lewisburg Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Memorial Day Fun Doubles Tennis Tournament on Monday, May 31, to benefit the Lewisburg Middle School tennis teams. For more information, or to register, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482.

The Women's Guild of St. John's Church needs yarn to make hats for the VA Hospital. Please phone Arlene at 293-2591 if you have any yarn we can use.

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.

The Webb School, Bell Buckle, will host a Basketball Skills Camp for boys and girls in 1st through 8th grade on June 24 and 25. For more information, call Coach Scott Dorsett at 615-653-2607 or e-mail They are also hosting a Soccer Camp for boys and girls in 2nd through 9th grade from July 19 to 23. For more information, e-mail Adrian Anderson at

Columbia State Community College will hold basketball camps for 2nd to 7th grade boys and girls at the Columbia Campus. The dates are June 7-11, June 21--24, July 12-15, and July 19-22. For more information, contact Jay Joyner at 931-540-2634 or e-mail him at

The Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Candidates' Forum at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 17, at Rock Creek Park. Candidates must call the Chamber to reserve a time slot. Audience members should bring lawn chairs. Food will be sold. For more information, call 359-3863.


The May CHYFL board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. This meeting is open to the public.


The La Leche of League of Lewisburg will host breastfeeding classes the second Thursday of every month, including Thursday, May 13, 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 Budget Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg, to continue the budget process for Fiscal Year 2010-11.


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.

There will be a "Celebration of Life" service for Cliff Murphy at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at Henry Horton State Park at the big picnic shelter. There will be a potluck dinner following at 3 p.m. Everyone's invited; please bring old photos and memories to share with Cliff's family and friends.

Marshall County Youth Football and Cheerleading registration is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the youth football field on Spring Place Road. Children must be ages 5-12 and the birth certificate must be shown at registration. Fees are due at registration. You can also register online at Call Lisa at 293-3908 for more information.

Cochran Cemetery Board Members will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Summit Recreation Room, 730 Franklin Avenue, Lewisburg. Anyone interested in the cemetery is encouraged to attend. Volunteers should call Alice at 270-2249.

Cross Keys Baptist Church will have a Gospel Singing at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 15, featuring Clear Creek Bluegrass and Bro. John and the Gospel Carriers. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Sue House at 791-0787.

The Fly Arts Center in Shelbyville announces auditions for the Children's Summer Theatre Production of "Hansel and Gretel." The cast will consist of 18 children ages 5 to 13. Auditions will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15, and Sunday, May 16, at 204 S. Main Street, Shelbyville. For more information contact The Fly Arts Center at 931-684-8359 or Janice Cole at 931-703-7613.


Farmington Baptist Church will hold a Homecoming Service on Sunday, May 16, with guest speaker Wayne Cable, and special music. For more information, call 224-3406.

The Cornersville United Methodist Church will hold a reception for their preacher Ray Hartman from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 16, in the Fellowship Hall.

Forrest High School's Baccalaureate Service will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 16, in the auditorium. Due to limited seating, tickets are required. The guest speaker will be Steve Turner, Class of 1978. For more information, call 364-7260.

The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will be holding registration/sign-ups for Football Players and Cheerleaders in all divisions from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 16, at the Forrest High School Old Gym. League Fees are due at time of registration. No late registrations will be accepted.


The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its regular monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 17, at 505 N. Ellington Pkwy.

The Lewisburg Recreation Board will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 17, in the large meeting room at the Rec Center, 1551 Mooresville Highway.

There will be a Special Called meeting of the Marshall County Board of Education at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 17, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.


The Marshall County EMS Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, in the training room at 728 South Ellington Parkway, Lewisburg.

There will be a USDA Commodity Distribution from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. Please bring your own box or bag, and someone to help you load. For more information, or to sign up, visit SCHRA, 1572 Old Columbia Hwy, Lewisburg, or call Juli or Tonya at 359-6393.


The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Caregiver Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, May 20, 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. For more information, call Tammy Been at 359-3563, Patsy Graves at 359-4506, or the Alzheimer's Association in Tullahoma at 1-800-272-3900.

The Lewisburg Water and Sewer Board will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 20, in the board room at 100 Water Street.


The Senior Citizens covered dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 21, at the Senior Center in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg. For more information, call 359-1463.


The Marshall County Board of Commissioners regular meeting will be at 6 p.m. Monday, May 24, in the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. There will be a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. See legal section for agenda.


The 2nd Annual Marshall County Technology and Energy Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 27, at Marshall County High School. For more information, call Greg Lowe at 359-1544 or e-mail him at

A Marshall County Veterans meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 27, in Room 210 of the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg.