Wednesday, September 8, 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!

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. The entry deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17. For information, visit the Chamber, or call 359-3863 or 619-5720.

Sept. 8

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.


First Baptist Church will hold a Homecoming Sunday, Sept. 12. The service will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck dinner in Fellowship Hall and a gospel singing at 2 p.m. Call 659-9957 for more information.

There will be a MCYFL board meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, at the Bank of America, Lewisburg. Open to the public. A homecoming meeting follows. For more information, call Linda Page at 931-652-8510.


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

The Town of Chapel Hill Planning Commission will hold their regular monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, at the Town Hall, 2202 Unionville Road.

The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold their regular meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, at the Town Hall, 2202 Unionville Road.


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

The JECDB Full Board Committee of the Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will meet at noon Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Columbia State Community College, 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. For more information, e-mail Shirley Lowe at or call 359-2304 or 359-8792.

Cross Keys Baptist church will hold a Revival, starting Thursday, Sept. 16, and continuing Friday, Sept. 17, and Saturday, Sept. 18. Bro. Travis Valentine will be bringing the message each evening at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Sue house at 791-0787.


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.


Descendants of James Kidd Endsley will hold their reunion at Spring Place Cumberland Presbyterian Church, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18. A covered dish dinner will be served at noon. See you there!

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.