Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Marshall County Memorial Library will be hosting reading labs from 9 a.m. until noon on the following Saturdays: Aug. 28 and Sept. 11, 18 and 25. A Marshall County Memorial Library patron has volunteered to conduct these labs for Marshall County adults in half-hour sessions. All participation will be private, confidential and conducted in a relaxed, friendly environment at no cost. To enroll, call the library at 359-3335 or stop by. Learn the joy of reading!

The Lewisburg Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Labor Day Fun Doubles Tournament to benefit MCHS tennis teams on Monday, Sept. 5, at the Rec Center. For more information or to sign up, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482.

The Chamber of Commerce is accepting scenic photos for the cover of the 2nd Edition of the Marshall County Magazine. The scene may be shot from any location within Marshall County. Send to your picture to: in JPG format. There is no age limit, but the photographer must live or work in Marshall County. All photos submitted will become property of the Chamber of Commerce and may be used in other publications. For more information, call 359-3863. The deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27.

Parents who reside in Marshall County and are planning to home school their children for the 2010-2011 school year need to register with the social workers at the Marshall County Board of Education, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg, between Aug. 9 and 27.



The annual Marshall County 4-H Poultry Show and Sale will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Expo Center on Robin Hood Road, Lewisburg. All proceeds from the sale of the Black Sex Link and Red Sex Link chickens go directly to the 4-H members. For more information, call Trent Jones at 359-1929.

Girl Scouts is taking registrations for the year at Church Street Church of Christ Annex, Lewisburg, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26. For more information, contact Cathy Marino at 364-4102 or Rebecca Brown at 359-6314.

The Ostomy Partners Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at Maury Regional Medical Center. For more information, call 931-490-4600.

A Celebration of the 90th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Athenaeum, 808 Athenaeum Street, Columbia.


The Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at Westvue Church of Christ. Mark Blalock will be the speaker.

From midnight Friday, Aug. 27, until 3 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, there will be a Sobriety Checkpoint at the intersection of Hwy 31A and State Route 129 within the city limits of Cornersville. Every vehicle traveling north and south on Hwy 31A will be stopped at the check point. Every vehicle traveling east and west on S.R. 129 will be also stopped at the check point.


The Lewisburg Police Department will be hosting the 2nd Annual Cops for Kids Fundraiser at Rock Creek Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, with a live auction beginning at 2:30 p.m. The admission charge includes activities and lunch.

"Cruise-In the Square" will be held Saturday evening, Aug. 28, on the square in Lewisburg. The Memorial Award will honor the late Don Waters. The Jay Clark Band from String Fling will perform.

The 44th Annual Beersheba Springs Arts & Crafts Festival will be held Aug. 28-29 at the Beersheba Springs United Methodist Assembly Grounds in Beersheba Springs, Tenn. For more information, call 931-692-3733.


Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church will worship with Rev. Rafael Alexander and the congregation of the Ransom Chapel Church at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, for Friends & Family Day. Everyone is invited.


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


The Marshall County Workforce Employer Outreach Committee will hold an employer forum on Business Advisement for Family Businesses at noon Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Columbia State Community College, 980 South Ellington Parkway, Lewisburg.

The Community Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will meet at noon Tuesday, Aug. 31, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Lone Oak Cemetery Advisory Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street, Lewisburg.



The Marshall County Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Call Meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.

The Marshall County Nominating Committee will meet at 6:20 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, in Room 2204 in the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will meet at noon Thursday, Sept. 2, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.


The office of City Hall in Cornersville will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of Labor Day. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7.

The Town of Chapel Hill City Offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of Labor Day. The office will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept.7.


Marshall County High School will host a College Fair from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7. There will be representatives from colleges, universities, technical schools and the military available to talk to students and parents. All parents and interested students are invited.


The South Central TN Workforce Alliance will hold a "Breakfast Brainstorm" meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the TN Career Center, 25 Smith Avenue, Hohenwald. You must RSVP by Sept. 6 to Patricia Lymon at 931-375-4201 or


The 2nd Annual ICP Reunion will be held from 9 a.m. until ? Saturday, Sept. 11, at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg. There will be a potluck dinner. For more information, call Rhonda Waters at 270-7138.

Miles For Maury Miracles will hold its 1st annual Poker Run to benefit the Intensive Care Newborns of Maury Regional Hospital. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at Embers Bar & Grille, 2513 Hospitality Lane, Columbia. There will be three stops, returning to Embers at approximately 3:30 p.m. There will be a raffle, silent auction, and poker hands. Cars are welcome. Please come out and support these tiny miracles. For donations or information, please call Vanessa Beach at 931-334-1267.

The Lewisburg Chapter of the Eastern Star will present a mystery/dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, in the Masonic Lodge on East Commerce. This is the primary fundraiser for the "Christmas for the Kids" program and Eastern Star scholarships. Call 359-9638 or 293-2591 before Saturday, Sept. 4, to reserve your place for a delicious dinner and a fun evening.

There will be a Wood Badge Reunion for adult leaders and former leaders in Boy Scouts of America at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Boxwell Scout Reservation, 1284 Creighton Lane, Lebanon, TN 37087. The reunion is for anyone who has gone through the program as a participant or a staff member, whether in the Middle Tennessee Council or elsewhere. Registration is online at For more information, call the Middle Tennessee Council at 615-383-9724.


The Tennessee Federation of Democratic Women Annual Fall members' meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Doubletree Hotel, 1850 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro.

A Hunters Run for the Hungry 5K and 10K run will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, at Henry Horton State Park, in conjunction with their Step Back in Time event. Registration and check-in starts at 6 a.m. at the HHSP swimming pool parking lot. For more information, call Karen Moore at 931-364-2222, ext. 255.