Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The Marshall County School Board would like all students and parents to know that, effective Nov. 20, the penalty for cheating at school will be a "zero" grade and a conference with the parent or guardian.

Registration for the Youth Basketball League for boys and girls 7-12 years old, sponsored by the Lewisburg Parks and Recreation Department, is now open. Deadline is Dec. 17; League starts Jan. 8. For more information, call Jane Tilford at 359-2482.

In His Image Pregnancy Resource Center is in urgent need of wipes and diapers sizes newborn, 3, 4, 5, and 6. The center will be open Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. Feel free to call Shirley Lowe at 359-2304 for special arrangements.

Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg is now conducting its annual "Keep Our Kids Warm Coat Drive" and a suitcase drive for foster children. With the cooperation of White Lowe and Eastside Dry Cleaners, volunteers from this organization collect unwanted coats, jackets, and gloves. These items are then cleaned and redistributed to children in need. The coat drive will run through Dec. 3. You are encouraged to check your closets and drop coats off at either dry cleaner, send them with your children to any county school, or give to a Junior Auxiliary member. All sizes are welcome. Girls and boys coats, sizes 6-12, are especially needed. If your child is in need of a winter coat, contact any school guidance counselor. The coats will be given out at the George Turner Center on Silver Street in Lewisburg on Dec. 11, from 8 until 10 a.m. If you have any questions or want to help with this project, please call Mary Beth Williams (chair) at 993-5774 or Katie Jewel (co-chair) 242-5723 for information.

The Town of Chapel Hill is now taking applications for 2010 Citizen of the Year. For more information, call Craig at 703-0210.

The Lewisburg Rotary Club Christmas Parade, "A Hometown Christmas," with special guest Snowbird, will take place Saturday, Dec. 4, lining up at 1 p.m. at Lewisburg Middle School and proceeding to the square. Any business, individual, civic group, etc. that wishes to be a part of what is expected to be the biggest and best Christmas Parade yet can contact Peggy Hubbard at 359-3998 or e-mail her at for more information.

Registration for the 2011 spring semester is underway at Columbia State Community College. Thursday, Jan. 6, is the last day to register without incurring a late charge. Classes begin Thursday, Jan. 13. Registration and advising services are available from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, go to or contact Columbia State's Student Information Center at 931-540-2540.

The German Genealogy Group has an extensive list of free searchable databases on their Web site, For more information, call Charles J. Clemens III at 609-585-8653.

Nov. 17

The Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the West 7th Street Church of Christ, Columbia. For more information, call 931-490-7074.

The City of Lewisburg Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Marshall County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors will hold their regular meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Marshall County EOC, 230 College St., Lewisburg.


The Lewisburg Water and Sewer Board will meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in the board room at 100 Water Street.

Marshall County Budget Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

A work session, followed by a Special Call Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg, will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.


The Senior Citizens covered-dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at the Senior Center in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College Street, Lewisburg. For more information, call 359-1463.

The Grief Support Group will hold a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg. The speaker will be Charles Hardison.


Blue & Gray Days will be held from Nov. 19 to 21 at Carnton Plantation and the Carter House, Franklin. Guests can witness Civil War re-enactors skirmish and artisans demonstrate 1860s life. Guided house tours make this a must for Civil War buffs. For more information, please visit or call 615-786-1864.


The Marshall County American Red Cross Christmas Village will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at The Powder Room, 570 West Church St., Lewisburg. For more information call the Red Cross office at 359-1211 or event chair Anna Childress at 359-3918.

The first round of the Elks Hoop Shoot will start at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Lewisburg Middle School. There is no charge to participate. For more information, call Kenneth Walker at 359-3190 or 580-2616.

Mooresville Fire Department will hold their Annual Bake Sale from 7:30 a.m. until sold out on Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Lewisburg Wal-Mart. For more information, or to place an advance order, call Wilma Borham at 270-0420.


In His Image Pregnancy Resource Center will hold an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21 at 432 East Commerce St., Lewisburg. Please come and join in their celebration and tour their new facilities.


The Marshall County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.

The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency committee will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Board of Education will hold a work session at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at 505 North Ellington Pkwy.


The Marshall County Animal Control Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25 and 26, for Thanksgiving. The MCBPU will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29.

Dec. 3

The Marshall County Senior Citizens will hold their Christmas Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at the Senior Center in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College Street, Lewisburg. There will be music, crafts, door prizes and refreshments.


Junior's House Child Advocacy Center presents "Breakfast with Santa" from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Russell Vending, 220 Water St., Lewisburg. Pictures with Santa, letters to Santa, story telling, crafts, face painting, duck pond, etc. For more information, call 359-0830.

The Farm School, Summertown, will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Farm Community Center and Solar School. There will be unique handcrafted gifts, music, food, and drinks. For more information, call 931-964-2325, e-mail or visit


The annual Christmas Gift Box will be held Dec. 4 and 5 in the Baker and Exhibit Buildings at Maury County Park, Columbia. There will be handmade crafts, foods and other gift items. The event is sponsored by the Margaret Yarbrough Circle of The King's Daughters School. For more information, including booth availability, call Marsha Kirk at 931-381-2210.