Friday, September 3, 2010

Marshall County Memorial Library will be hosting reading labs from 9 a.m. until noon on the following Saturdays: 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 Community Tabernacle, 2340 Hwy 64, Farmington, will hold a Revival from Monday, Sept. 9, to Friday, Sept. 12, with services at 6:30 p.m. nightly.

Organizers are looking for volunteers, vendors, door prizes and silent auction items for the 3rd Annual Kids Fair for the March of Dimes, which will be held at the National Guard Armory on Sept. 18. If you can help, please call Ann Jett at 359-5687 by Sept. 13.

The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the Junior Miss, Pre-teen Junior and Little Junior Miss Marshall County Pageant to be held Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Marshall County Community Theatre. For information, visit the Chamber, or call 359-3863 or 619-5720.



The Country Ham Breakfast at the Berlin Fire Department, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 4, has been postponed. We hope to see all of you at a later date for the breakfast.

Lewisburg Fire Department will "Fill the Boot" for Muscular Dystrophy from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at Wal-Mart, Food Lion and Save-a-Lot. Donations go toward resources for local families battling muscular dystrophy.


The office of City Hall in Cornersville will be closed Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of Labor Day. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7. Because of the Labor Day holiday, the garbage service in Cornersville will run on Thursday, Sept. 9. Normal garbage service will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

All Lewisburg City Offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of Labor Day.

The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 6, for Labor Day. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7.

The Town of Chapel Hill City Offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of Labor Day. The offices will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7. Chapel Hill's garbage collection route will run on Wednesday, Sept. 8.


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 Marshall County Commissioners will meet in a Special Call Session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold a special call meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street. See legal ad for agenda.


Marshall County Budget Committee and Marshall County Education Committee will meet in joint session at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The South Central Tennessee Advisory Council on Aging and Disability will hold its quarterly business meting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, in the 2nd floor council chambers at the Columbia City Hall, 707 N. Main St., Columbia.


The Marshall County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, in the Board Conference Room at Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.

The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Caregiver Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, Sept. 9, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. Refreshments will be provided. The group will have a time of sharing and caring. 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 931-455-3345.

The Tennessee Duck River Development Agency will be holding a Public Open House on Thursday, Sept. 9, at the Henry Horton State Park Conference Lodge to present Phase III: Recommended Alternatives and Implementation Plan, as the last phase of the Duck River Regional Comprehensive Water Supply Plan. Two afternoon sessions will be offered: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Duck River Agency Executive Director Doug Murphy at 931-684-7820 or visit the Agency Web site at


A state health insurance and assistance counselor will answer questions about insurance, paying for prescriptions, or Medicare, from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 10, at the Senior Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. For more information, call 359-1463.


There will be a Bar-B-Q dinner and silent auction from 4 to 7 p.m. and a live band starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Lewisburg Elks Lodge. This event benefits 5-year-old Jacy Hinds, daughter of Jason and Brandy Hinds, who is in rehabilitation, recovering from two skull fractures. Advance purchase of tickets is recommended. To-go plates are available. For more information call Tommy Harris or Emily Whitesell at 359-6206 or e-mail 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.

Adult leaders and former leaders in Boy Scouts of America will gather for a Wood Badge Reunion at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Boxwell Scout Reservation, 1284 Creighton Lane, Lebanon. 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.

There will be a Fish Fry and Gospel Singing at Community Tabernacle, 2340 Hwy. 64, Farmington, on Saturday, Sept. 11. Serving at 4 p.m. Singing starts at 6 p.m.


AARP # 5249 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, in the Church Parlor of First United Methodist Church, Lewisburg.


The Election Commission will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, in Suite 120, Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg.


Liggett Street Church of God tutoring begins Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 5 to 6 p.m. at 834 Liggett St, Lewisburg. Snacks, homework help and character and value lessons are included. Contact Karen Olayinka at 931-797-9235 for more information.


In His Image Pregnancy Resource Center will hold their annual Benefit Dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Rec Center, Lewisburg. Linda Thomas is the featured speaker. The dinner is complimentary, but reservations must be made by Sept. 3. Email Shirley Lowe at or call 359-2304 or 359-8792.

The Senior Citizens covered dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. For more information, call 359-1463. Nancy Cobb RN will do an education program on medication safety. There will be a singing after the luncheon.


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.

The 3rd Annual Kids Fair for the March of Dimes will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. For more information, call Ann Jett at 359-5687.


The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its monthly board meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at 505 North Ellington Pkwy.


From 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, there will be food and entertainment on the square in Lewisburg. * The 1st Annual Chamber of Commerce Corn Hole Tournament. To sign up, call 359-3863; small registration fee, prizes and trophy. * Annual Chamber Fish Fry: traditional catfish dinner on the Courthouse Lawn. Tickets available from the Chamber; walk-up plates sold too. * Cruise In from 5 to 8 p.m., with music and great old cars and trucks. For more information, call Greg Lowe at 359-1544 or Jennifer Allen at 637-5147.


St. James Primitive Baptist Church, 813 Silver Street, Lewisburg, will celebrate the annual Davis Family Day at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29. The speaker will be Elder Loggin from Columbia. Everyone is welcome. Dinner will be served.