Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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.

Starting Monday, Jan. 10, New Lake Road will be closed at the spillway of New Lake for approximately two months, due to construction of a new bridge. The Marshall County Highway Department apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold interviews for the position of City Manager, starting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, and Friday, Jan. 14, and at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

Jan. 12

The January CHYFL board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. This meeting is open to the public.

The South Central Tennessee Workforce Board Local Workforce Investment Area Ten (LWIA 10) will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the Tennessee Career Center, 119 Nashville Highway-Suite 106, Columbia.


Marshall County Animal Control Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg La Leche League will meet from 10:30 a.m. until noon Thursday, Jan. 13, in the nursery at the First Presbyterian Church on the Square. An informal gathering of women and their babies and young children where knowledge is shared in the time-honored way of mother-to-mother. Advantages of Breastfeeding will be the topic, but any issues of interest will be discussed. Call Anna at 359-3918 or Elizabeth at 931-626-2160 or Melissa at 931-993-6959 for more information or help with breastfeeding.


The Marshall County Branch of the N.A.A.C.P. will present a Gospel Extravaganza at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Marshall County High School auditorium.

The Giles County Gospel Music Association will have a singing at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Giles County High School auditorium featuring Josh & Ashley Franks from Savannah, Tenn., along with local GMA artists. Admission and parking are free. Limited concessions available. Everyone is cordially invited to a night of great gospel music and Christian fellowship.


The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, for the Martin Luther King Holiday. It will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18.

The Lewisburg Recreation Board will hold their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, in the large meeting room at the Recreation Center, 1551 Mooresville Hwy.


The Berlin Community is having its annual business meeting and potluck at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at the Berlin Fire Hall. Bring a dish and bring a neighbor!

The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will hold its regular meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, in the conference room at 625 West Commerce St., Lewisburg. The public is invited to attend.

The January Board of Education Meeting has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, in the Board Room at Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The USDA Commodity Distribution will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. Bring your bright green card, blue commodity bag, and someone to help you load. You may sign up for commodities at SCHRA, 1572 Old Columbia Hwy, Lewisburg. For more information call Juli Belcher or Ruth Lancaster at 359-6393.


The Marshall County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors will hold their monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at the Marshall County EOC, 230 College St., Lewisburg.

The Chapel Hill Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, at the Town Hall, 2202 Unionville Rd. This will be followed by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen's monthly meeting at 5 p.m.


The Senior Citizens covered-dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St., Lewisburg. The public is welcome. For more information, call 359-1463.


Forrest Alumni Association will host its Annual Trivia Night on Saturday, Jan. 22, at Forrest School. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Come enjoy a night of food and fun and support the Scholarship Fund! For more information, call 364-2212.

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


A registration/information meeting for Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at LifeSong Chapel Hill, 1445 Old Hwy 99. Weekly classes begin Monday, Feb. 7. For more information, contact Jonathan Flippen at 931-246-0370.

The Lewisburg Gas Department monthly board meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at 505 North Ellington Pkwy.


The Marshall County Veterans Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, in Room 210 of Hardison Annex, 230 College St., Lewisburg.