Wednesday, March 23, 2011

LASA (Lewisburg Animal Shelter Adoptions) seeks donations of materials and labor for renovations to the Shelter. To find out how you can help, call renovation coordinator Kendall Sanders at 931-993-2866 or e-mail her at

The Marshall County Education Association is offering a $1,000 scholarship for college juniors and seniors who are majoring in education and plan to teach. Applicant must be a graduate of one of Marshall County's high schools. Applications are available at the high school guidance offices and the Marshall County Memorial Library. Deadline: May 1.

March 24 is the deadline to enter the Golf Scramble to benefit the Marshall County High School Band Uniform Fund. The Scramble will be held at Saddle Creek Golf Club on Thursday, March 31. For more information, call Alex Sears at 615-785-3796 or 359-1549, or e-mail

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.

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.

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, twice a month. The next Angel's Closet will be from 8 a.m. to noon Fridays, April 1 and 15, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, April 2 and 16. For more information, call Denise Hobbs-Coker at 615-898-0803.

March 23

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold a work session and special call meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.


The office of Lewisburg Electric System will be closed from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 24, for a staff meeting. Make payments in the Night Drop. In case of emergency, call 359-2544.

Kindergarten registration for the 2011-2012 school year in Marshall County will be held in the afternoon on Thursday, March 24. Registration sites are: the back conference room at Lewisburg Gas Department, Cornersville Elementary School, and Chapel Hill Elementary School. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30, 2011, in order to attend kindergarten during the 2011-2012 school year. For more information call the Attendance Office at the Board of Education at 359-1581.

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 Marshall County Board of Education Policy Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

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 Grief Support Group will have a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, March 25, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg. Marlin Finley will be the speaker.


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.

Ransom Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church will have a Spring Concert at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 26. Everyone is invited to come.

Farmington Baptist Church will have a Gospel Singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 26, featuring The Soul Seekers and By Faith. For more information, call Bobby Bivins at 364-4858 or 931-703-7650.


The New Hope Cemetery, Ostella Road, will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, March 28, at H & R Block, 716 S. Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. For more information, call Vanessa Warf at 637-7081 or 359-5127.

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

The Marshall County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 28, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.


Randy Stevens, First Farmers Bank Chairman/CEO, will sign copies of his book "The Banker's Greed" at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the WJJM studios, 344 E. Church St., Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg Housing Authority will conduct its Annual Meeting with the election of officers and its regular Board Meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the George W. Turner Building, 741 Silver Street.

The Community Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular meeting at noon Tuesday, March 29, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

The Lone Oak Cemetery Advisory Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St., Lewisburg.


Middle Tennessee State University'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 30, at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, 3050 Medical Center Pkwy, Murfreesboro. The purpose of this seminar is to provide individuals interested in starting a business a broad overview of the many things they will be confronted with in doing so. This seminar is intended for persons who have never been in business. There is no charge to attend, or for one-to-one counseling which is available, by appointment, after attending the seminar. Reservations are required and available online at or by calling 615-898-2745.

April 2

Eagleville School Band Booster Association will hold a Chitlin and BBQ Dinner at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in the school cafeteria. Chitlin and BBQ plates will include slaw, white beans, bread, and coffee/tea. A variety of homemade desserts will be available. All proceeds benefit the school band program.


Mountain Climbers, a support group for widows, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the fellowship hall at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 990 Cornersville Road, Lewisburg. The group meets the first Tuesday night of each month. Newcomers are very welcome. Call 637-8303 for more information.


There will be a candlelight prayer vigil for Amber Elizabeth Cates, missing for seven years, from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the White Oak Shelter, Maury County Park, Columbia. For more information, call Brenda James at 931-309-3795.

There will be a free Postcard and Paper Memorabilia Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Fly Arts Center, Shelbyville, one block south of the square. Dealers will be buying and selling old picture postcards and other collectables. For more information, call 931-684-1068.