Friday, November 19, 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, JAL collects unwanted coats, jackets, and gloves, which are cleaned and redistributed to children in need. The coat drive will run through Dec. 3. Check your closets and drop coats off at either dry cleaner, send them with your children to any county school, or give to a JAL 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 from 8 until 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at the George Turner Center, Silver Street, Lewisburg. If you have any questions or want to help, please call co-chairs Mary Beth Williams at 993-5774 or Katie Jewel at 242-5723.

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. 19

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, 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.

The office of City Hall in Cornersville will be closed on Nov. 25 and 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday. The office 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 St., Lewisburg. There will be music, crafts, door prizes and refreshments.


The Mothers of Preschoolers Christmas Craft/Sales Fair will be held from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, in the Family Life Center at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. Booths must be reserved by 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29. For reservations, call Kim at 364-2310 or Philecia at 364-3606.

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.