Wednesday, December 8, 2010

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 is 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.

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 Marshall County Senior Citizens Center will be closed on Dec. 24, 27, and 31, and Jan. 1, for the holidays. There will be no covered-dish luncheon or FCE Club meeting in December.

Dec. 8

The South Central Tennessee Advisory Council on Aging and Disability will conduct its quarterly business meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in the Council Chambers of the Columbia City Hall, 707 North Main St., Columbia.


The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Caregiver Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. Refreshments will be provided. The group is free of charge and can be beneficial to anyone caring for a loved one suffering with memory impairment and confusion. Please call Tammy Been at 359-3563, Patsy Graves at 359-4506, or the Alzheimer's Association in Tullahoma at 1-931-455-3345 for more information.

The Elk Valley Forestry Association will hold their annual meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Gleghorn Center, 77 Clark Ave., Fayetteville. The business meeting will be followed by Tim Phelps' presentation on "Forrest Health Issues in Tennessee." For more information, call Fayetteville UT Extension Service at 931-433-1582.

The Lewisburg La Leche League will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Dec. 9, in the nursery of the First Presbyterian Church on the Square in Lewisburg. All women interested in learning about breastfeeding or sharing information and encouragement about this womanly art are invited to attend as are their babies/children. A potato bar potluck will follow the meeting. For questions about breastfeeding or the gathering call Anna at 359-3918 or Elizabeth at 931-626-2160.


A Work Session and Special Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program will be at the Senior Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg, to assist people with Medicare questions from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10. For more information, call Frances Murdock at 359-1463.


First Church of the Nazarene will host a give away from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at the church, 1090 Yell Rd., Lewisburg. Clothes, toys, and household items will be given out and everything is free!

Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg's "Keep Our Kids Warm Coat Drive" will hand out coats from 8 to 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.

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.

The Cornersville United Methodist Adult Choir will present "The Love of God" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, and at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 12. For more information, call Mary Ann Peters at 931-224-0827.


Auditions for "All Shook Up" will be held at the Dixie Theatre from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13, for actors in grades 7-12. Auditionees will be asked to sing, dance, and present a strong stage voice.


The Marshall County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13, in the Board Conference Room at Jones School, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.


The JECDB Full Board Committee of the Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will meet at noon Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the First Commerce Bank, Lewisburg.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold a Public Hearing, followed by their regular meeting, at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.


There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from 12:45 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 316 North Horton Pkwy. You may schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-RED CROSS of going to

The Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, at the West 7th Street Church of Christ, Columbia. For more information, call 931-490-7074.


The Election Commission will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, in Suite 120 of the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg.


Friday, Dec. 17, is an abbreviated day for students in the Marshall County School System. There will be no bus transportation on this day.


The East Commerce Baptist Church Choir, under the direction of Dr. Jim Garrison, with drama directed by Lynda Potts, will perform the Christmas musical "The Gift Goes On" at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, and at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, at the church, 560 East Commerce St. The public is cordially invited to attend.

The Cornersville United Methodist Children's Choir will present "Star of Wonder" at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, and at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 19. For more information, call Mary Ann Peters at 931-224-0827.


Round Hill AME Church, 631 Round Hill Road, Lynnville, is holding a Candlelight

Christmas Eve Service on Friday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. For more information, call the Rev. Deborah Peppers at 256-372-8754 or Mattie Coffey or 931-527-3249, or contact the church by e-mail at