Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration will present its 40th Annual Spring Fun Show from Thursday, May 27 to Saturday, May 29, starting at 6 p.m. nightly. The show will be held, rain or shine, in the historic outdoor arena. There are 52 classes for the three-night event, and 11 classes are Riders' Cup with double points. The show offers fans a sneak preview of the horses which will perform at the Celebration later in the summer. For more information, call 931-684-5915 or visit

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 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.


Dr. Blair Butler, a radiologist on the medical staff at Maury Regional Medical Center, will discuss DynaCad magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at noon Wednesday, May 26, in the Auxiliary Conference Room at MRMC. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited, so reservations must be made by calling 931-540-4166. Women Helping Women is a free quarterly lunch-and-learn series that addresses women's health topics.

The last day of school in the Marshall County School System is Wednesday, May 26. This will be an abbreviated day, and buses will not run.


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.


The Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, May 28, at Westvue Church of Christ. Charles Hardison is the speaker.


The Well Church of God, 1832 Kay Dr., Pulaski, will hold a special concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 29, featuring The Bowling Family and Driven. Everyone is cordially invited to attend this great night of worship in song.

The Marshall County High School men's basketball teams of Coach Jerre Vaughan (1968-70) are holding a reunion at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 29, in the training room at First Commerce Bank, 500 N. Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. Please bring stories, memories and any memorabilia. Light snacks will be provided. For information and reservations call Mike Allen at 615-305-4732.

Marshall County High School Class of 1970 will hold its 40th reunion at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at the Henry Horton State Park Conference Lodge. For reservations or more information, call Joan Beatty Sircy at 615-859-0923 or Mike Allen at 615-868-4908. All class members and any who were members anytime during our 12 years are heartily invited.

AYSO Soccer Sign-Ups will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 29 (also 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


A Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 31, on the east side of the Courthouse in Lewisburg to remember the sacrifice made by the veterans of Marshall County and the nation, who gave their lives in times of war.

The office of City Hall in Cornersville will be closed Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 1.

All Lewisburg City Offices will be closed Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day.

The Town of Chapel Hill City Offices will be closed on Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day. The office will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 1.

American Legion Post #39 and Ladies Auxiliary Unit 39 will host a Memorial Day potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 31, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church Family Center, Lewisburg. Attorney Lee Bussart Bowles will be the guest speaker.



The first meeting of a local club for promoting beekeeping will be held at 6:30 p.m Tuesday, June 1, at the Fire Hall in Chapel Hill. Refreshments will be served. For more information e-mail Jim Garrison at

Marshall County Employees Benefits Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

Marshall County Commission will hold a budget work session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. All department heads are encouraged to attend.


The Shelbyville Retired Telecom Pioneers will have a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, at Parkway Cafeteria in Shelbyville. All telephone company retirees (AT&T, BellSouth, etc.) who live in the area are invited.


The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 3, at the Marshall County EMA Office, Suite 100, 230 College St., Lewisburg.


The Civitan Annual 2010 Craft Fair and Flea Market will take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Lincoln Cpunty High School parking lot. Contacts are: Pat Cross, 931-433-1591, e-mail and Nancy Erstad, 931-425-6609, e-mail Come to Fayetteville and join in the fun, food and entertainment.

The 6th Annual Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee Garden Tour, featuring 11 lovely gardens and homes, will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 5. For more information or tickets call 684-3482.

A Forestry Field Day, with a number of interesting lectures and demonstrations, will be held Saturday, June 5, at Highland Rim Experimental Forest, Tullahoma. Registration starts at 8 a.m. For more information, call Area Forester Tom Hall at 685-5030 or David Warren at 270-2244.


The Round Hill AME Church in Lynnville will celebrate their Homecoming on Sunday, June 6, with special guest St. Paul AME Church of Columbia. Rev. James Walker will be the guest preacher, the Combined Choir will sing, and the Praise Dance Team will perform. Sunday School starts at 10 a.m., followed by the worship service at 11 a.m., dinner at 2 p.m., and afternoon worship at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited.


There will be a Relay for Life Car Show on Saturday, June 12, at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg. Registration starts at 1 p.m., and judging is from 4 to 4:30 p.m. It will be followed by a campaign rally and a womanless beauty pageant on the main stage. For more information, call 637-1925.

There will be a Hamburger/Ice Cream Supper to benefit the Berlin Fire Department from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the Berlin Spring. Homemade ice cream will be churned at the spring. A great family night out!

The Lewisburg Parks and Recreation Department will host a free lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Lake Shelter. Fishing will be free in conjunction with TWRA's free fishing day, and tagged fish will be released; tags can be turned in at City Hall for a $20 prize. Doug Lowry of the TWRA will be at the Shelter from 8 a.m. until noon. For more information, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482.