Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The week of New Year, the Marshall County Convenience Centers will be open every day, including Wednesday, from 7 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. They will be closed on Saturday, Jan. 1.

Girl Scout Cookies will be sold in Marshall County soon. The Cookie Program helps Scouts learn decision making, goal setting, money management, people skills, and business ethics. For more information call 800-395-5318, or call Cheryl Bartusch, Cookie Manager, at 364-2043. Cookies can also be purchased and donated to a Gift of Caring project.

A Driver Safety program for drivers 50 and over, taught by an AARP-certified instructor, will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 19 and 20. The course qualifies you for a three-year reduction in insurance premiums. A fee will be charged; AARP members pay less. For information and/or registration, call Dixie at 359-9661. Registration deadline is Jan. 12.

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.

Dec. 31

The Marshall County Senior Citizens Center will be closed on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for the holidays.

The Town of Chapel Hill City Offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31, for the New Year holiday. The offices will re-open at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3.

All Lewisburg City Offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 31, in observance of the New Year holiday. The garbage and recycle routes will run as normal.

The office of City Hall in Cornersville will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31, for the New Year holiday. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3.

Farmington Baptist Church, 2777 Nashville Hwy, Lewisburg, will hold a New Year's Eve Singing from 6 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Dec. 31. There will be a chili and beef stew supper with all the fixin's. The Revelators, Serenity, The Nichols, and Driven will perform. For more information, call Bobby Bivens at 364-4858 or 703-7650.

Caney Spring Baptist Church, 1444 Hwy 99, Chapel Hill, will have a New Year's Eve service, starting at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31. There will be food, fellowship, singing by The Cavaliers Quartet, and preaching. Join us as we bring in 2011! For more information, call 364-7374.

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 4011 Nashville Hwy, will hold a Watch Night service, starting at 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31. Everyone is invited to praise the Old Year out and rejoice in the upcoming New Year. Refreshments will be served.

Jan. 1

The first ride of the year will be the Polar Bear Run, starting with registration at the Senior Citizens Building in Maury County Park, Columbia, at 9:30 a.m. The cost of the scorecard includes lunch. First bike out at 11 a.m.; last bike in at 2 p.m.; awards at 2:30 p.m. Weather will determine length of ride. For more information, contact Cheryl by e-mail at


The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will be closed Monday, Jan. 3, for the New Year holiday.

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular meeting at noon Monday, Jan. 3, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.


Mountain Climbers, a a newly formed group for young widows, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, in the fellowship hall at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 990 Cornersville Rd., Lewisburg. The group will meet monthly to support and help each other learn how to live again. Whether you have recently lost a spouse or it has been a few years, please come and climb this mountain with us. For more information, call 637-8303 or 364-7171.

Marshall County Budget & Education Committees will be meeting January 4, 2011 at 6:00 pm in Room 2204, Courthouse Annex to review energy projects for schools.


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


All members of the Tiger Quarterback Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, in the Keny Building for nominations of new board members.

The Town of Chapel Hill Community Center, 206 Depot Street, will host an open house from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7.


Round Hill AME Church, 631 Round Hill Rd., Lynnville, is holding a workshop on leadership training from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 22. Training materials, certificate of completion and lunch will be provided. For more information, call the Rev. Deborah Peppers at the church at 931-527-3757 or contact the church by e-mail at