Wednesday, March 16, 2011

LIHEAP funds are still available for low-income families who need help with energy costs. Apply between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the South Central Human Resource Agency, 1572 Old Columbia Hwy, Lewisburg; phone 359-6393. These funds are not available to anyone who has received an energy or crisis payment since July 2010.

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 16

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 hold their regular meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, at the Marshall County EOC, 230 College St, Lewisburg.

The Town of Chapel Hill Park and Recreation Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, at the Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Parkway.

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 Lewisburg FCE (Family and Community Education Club, formerly Home Demonstration Club) will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 17, in the classroom at the Hardison Annex, 230 College St. Come meet new friends and enjoy an interesting and educational program as well.


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, 230 College St, Lewisburg. For more information, call 359-1463.

Marshall County Computer Club presents "Computers for Cowards," an introduction to computers and the Internet, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, at the Lewisburg campus of Columbia State Community College. The fee includes a workbook, and seats must be reserved in advance. For more information, call Randal at 359-7849, Dackon at 364-4403, or Larry at 359-1355.

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.

Marshall County High School Class of 1961 will hold a reunion planning meeting at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Shoney's in Lewisburg. For more information, call 931-987-0830.

There will be a Gospel Singing at Cross Keys Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 19. The Calvary Quartet and Bro. John and the Gospel Carriers will sing. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Sue House at 615-791-0787.

There will be a Fish 'n' Bake Sale Fundraiser for Dayrin Jones from 10 a.m. until ? Saturday, March 19, at 324 2nd Avenue North, Lewisburg. Dayrin is an outstanding student and has been invited to tour Yale this spring.


Marshall County Chiropractic and Star Wheels Skate Center is hosting "Oh wow its a luau! Skating for babies!" from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at Star Wheels Skate Center, Lewisburg. Admission includes skate rental and all money raised will go to the March of Dimes. For more information, call Ann at 359-5687.

Chapel Hill United Methodist Church will hold their Spring Revival from Sunday, March 20, through Tuesday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m. each evening, preceded by a potluck supper at 5 p.m. All are welcome.


The American Legion Auxiliary will hold its regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Monday, March 21, at Village Manor, Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg Recreation Board will hold their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 21, in the large meeting room at the Recreation Center, 1551 Mooresville Highway.

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 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 Marshall County Board of Education will hold a work session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.


The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold a work session at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at the Town Hall, 2202 Unionville Road.

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.


There will be a Country Ham Breakfast from 6 to 9 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Berlin Fire Department. All proceeds go to support the Berlin Fire Department. Come and bring a neighbor.


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