Wednesday, March 9, 2011

A Hunter Safety Course will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 14, 15, 17 and 18, at Cornersville First Baptist Church. The test will be Saturday morning, March 19. For more information, call Doug Lowery at 659-6786. Children must be turning 10 this year to attend. Anyone born in 1969 or later needs to pass a hunter safety course in order to hunt anywhere in the state except on their own land.

Mowing will begin March 25 at Sunset Park Cemetery. It is requested that all figurines and flowers (except for those in vases) be removed before mowing begins. Those not removed will be discarded. Call 359-2521 if you have any questions.

Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg is now collecting baby items for In His Image Pregnancy Resource Center. JAL drop-off boxes are located around town for diapers, lotions, powders, diaper bags, etc. Items will also be collected on Saturday, March 19, at the Center. Large items such as car seats, baby beds and high chairs should be dropped off then. All baby items are welcome.

A copy of the 2011 Strategic Plan for the South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance is now available for review and 30-day public comment period. To view the plan, visit Hard copies are available upon request. Written comments are welcome. You may e-mail your comments to Patricia Lymon at or mail comments to: Patricia Lymon, Executive Aide, #8 Public Square, 2nd Floor, Columbia, TN 38401 Attn: PLAN REVIEW COMMENTS.

The Marshall County Soil Conservation District will be holding its annual tree giveaway again this spring. They will have Loblolly Pine, Bald Cypress, and Northern Red Oak trees available. If you are interested in receiving free trees, please contact the District at 359-6268 Ext. 3.

March 9

The CHYFL board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. The board will be nominating and voting on head coaches for football and cheerleading for the 2011 season. All nominees must be present. This meeting is open to the public.

MTSU's Small Business Development Center, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration, will conduct a free seminar on starting your own business from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, 3050 Medical Center Pkwy, Murfreesboro. This seminar is for persons who have never been in business. There is no charge, but reservations are required and may be made online at or by calling 615-898-2745.


The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Caregiver Support Group will meet at noon Thursday, March 10, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St, Lewisburg. 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 Lewisburg La Leche League will meet 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 10, at the First Presbyterian Church on the Square in the nursery. "The Art of Breastfeeding and Overcoming Difficulties" will be the topic for discussion. For additional information, call Elizabeth at 931-626-2160 or Anna at 359-3918 or Melissa at 993-6959.


The Chapel Hill Church of Christ will host its annual Ladies' Day on Saturday, March 12. The theme for the day is "The Purse Driven Life" with guest speaker Teddy Copeland. Breakfast and registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Babe Ruth tryouts will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 12, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 13. Call Connie for more information at 637-2454.

A spaghetti supper honoring Bill and Louise Young will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in the Chapel Hill Elementary School cafeteria, with entertainment by the CHES Heew-Haulers and guests. Donations accepted at the door.

The Kiwanis Club of Lewisburg will be holding their annual ham breakfast fundraiser from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12. Tickets are avaliable through any Kiwanis or Elks Club member. Dine-in or carry out.


AARP will meet in regular session at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the First United Methodist Church Parlor. Pam Russell, chairman of the Marshall County Beautification Committee, will speak to the group about the different projects of the Committee. Guests are invited.

The Marshall County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the Board Conference Room at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.


There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, at the United Methodist Church, 100 S. Mulberry St, Cornersville. The Red Cross encourages you to call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit to schedule an appointment.

The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will hold its regular meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, in the conference room at 624 West Commerce St, Lewisburg. The public is invited.

Lewisburg's Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, in City Hall, 131 E. Church St.

Columbia State Community College's Economic and Workforce Development office will hold a free information session on training in Online Medical Transcription and Online Medical Coding at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, in Room 123 of the Waymon L. Hickman Building on the Columbia campus. Call 931-540-2660 to pre-register.

Marshall County Buildings Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, in the small conference room in the east wing of Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg.


The Election Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Suite 120, Lewisburg.

The Marshall County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors will have their regular meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, at the Marshall County EOC, 230 College St, Lewisburg.

The Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, at the West Seventh Street Church of Christ, Columbia. For more information, call 931-490-7074.


The Senior Citizens covered-dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 18, at the Senior Citizens Center in the Hardison Office Annex Building, 230 College St, Lewisburg. For more information, call 359-1463.

Gently used children's clothing, toys and accessories will be available from the Angel's Closet at Heaven Sent Children Inc., 307 N. Walnut St, Murfreesboro from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, March 18, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19. For more information, call Denise Hobbs-Coker at 615-898-0803.


There will be a Country Ham Breakfast from 6 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Howell Community Center, Howell, Tenn. For more information, call Doug Buchanan at 931-433-7042.

The third annual Blooming Arts Festival will take place in Linden, Tenn., on March 19. The family-friendly festival will feature fine arts, crafts, musical performances, dance and food, plus interactive demonstrations in stained glass making, pottery, sculpting and more. For more information, call 931-589-3031.


The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce and the Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Development Board are hosting small business counseling sessions at the Chamber of Commerce on Monday and Tuesday, March 21-22. Jamari Brown, Middle Tennessee Enterprise Specialist from the Business Enterprise Resource Office (BERO) will meet with businesses and future businesses. The small business counseling sessions provide business owners with resources to help grow and sustain their business, work with the government, learn about financing opportunities and more. The counseling is free of charge, but requires an appointment. For more information or to schedule your appointment, contact Ritaanne Weaver, executive director for the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce, at 359-3863.

The Breast Cancer Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 21, at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia. For more information, call 931-540-4166.


The Ostomy Partners Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at Maury Regional Medical Center. For more information, call 931-490-4600.


The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its regular meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, March 28, at 505 N. Ellington Pkwy.