Wednesday, November 24, 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.



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.

All Lewisburg City Offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, in observance of Thanksgiving holidays. The Thursday sanitation route will run on Friday and the Friday route will run on Saturday. The Thursday and Friday recycle route will not run until the following Thursday and Friday.

Nov. 29

Lewisburg Electric System's Board of Public Utilities will hold their regular Board Meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, at the LES office, 599 West Ellington Pkwy.

The Marshall County Board of Education Policy Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.


A work session and special call meeting of the Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

The Community Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular meeting at noon Tuesday, Nov. 30, at City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Lone Oak Cemetery Advisory Board will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at City Hall, 131 East Church St., Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Meeting for November will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 at the George W. Turner Building located at 741 Silver Street in Lewisburg.

Dec. 2

The Town of Cornersville will hold its regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at City Hall. This meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.


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 Marshall County Records Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


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.


The South Central TN Workforce Alliance invites you to their "Breakfast Brainstorm" meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at the TN Career Center-Linden, 113 Factory Street-Suite 1, Linden. Bring your ideas, bring a colleague, bring your appetite, but you must RSVP by Dec. 3. Contact Patricia Lymon at 931-375-4201 or to reserve your seat.


Country Breakfast in the Evening will start at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Howell Community Center, Howell. Santa Claus arrives at 6 p.m. Proceeds go toward the upkeep of the community center. Bring your family, friends, and a good appetite! For more information, call Doug Buchanan at 931-433-7042.