Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Marshall County veterinarians will offer rabies vaccinations at the reduced rate of $8 for the month of April. Tennessee law requires all cats and dogs three months of age and older to be vaccinated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian. There have already been three cases of rabies confirmed in Marshall County this year.

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.

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.

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.

Marshall County Memorial Library will be accepting non-perishable grocery items as payment for fines in April to help stock the community's Care Kitchen pantry. This program will run for four weeks from April 4-30. Any non-perishable item such as 8-ounce or larger canned goods, cereal, rice, etc. will be equal to $1 in fines. All items must be clean with unexpired dates. It is only for fines. It does not cover lost items, faxes, printing, copying or any other fee except for fines.

March 31

There will be a Golf Scramble to benefit the Marshall County High School Band Uniform Fund 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

April 2

There will be a Benefit Gospel Singing for fire victim Darlene Luttrell at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Farmington Baptist Church, Bro. Danny Jones, pastor. Featured groups will be The Servants and Driven. For more information, call Bobby Bivins at 364-4858 or 703-7650.

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.


The Marshall County Board of Education Budget Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 4, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular meeting at noon Monday, April 4, at Lewisburg City Hall, 131 East Church St.

The Beechwood Cemetery Association will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 4, at the Lions Club Building in Cornersville. Anyone interested in the upkeep and perpetual care of the cemetery is encouraged to attend. For more information, call Jeff Stewart at 931-363-1796.

A four-class smoking cessation program starts at 6 p.m. Monday, April 4, in the first floor conference room at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia. For more information, call 931-381-1111, ext. 7076.


There will be a free senior citizens breakfast and blue grass gospel music by The Ward Family, starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Community Tabernacle, 2340 Hwy 64, Farmington. For more information, call Pastor Orvil Nichols at 637-3072 or 637-3074.

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.

The Marshall County ECD/Tourism Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Room 2212 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Diabetes Education Group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Private Dining Room 1 at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia. For more information, call 931-540-4324.


The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold a work session at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at the Town Hall, 2202 Unionville Road.

The Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at the West Seventh Street Church of Christ, Columbia. for more information, call 931-490-7074.


The Town of Cornersville will hold its regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at City Hall. This meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.


Liggett Street Church of God, Lewisburg, will hold a Yard Sale and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 9, beginning at 7 a.m. There will be clothing for all sizes and all ages.

The Winnie Davis Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold a Confederate Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Farmington Battlefield Confederate Cemetery on Hwy. 64 at Farmington. The event is free and the public is invited. For more information, call 364-2059.

There will be a free audiovisual program about common birds of this area at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Inn at Henry Horton State Park, presented by Joe LaFleur, author a new DVD called "Better Birdwatching in Kentucky and Tennessee." The program will help you identify birds by sight and sound and will also review preferred habitats of each species. At 3:30 p.m. LaFleur will lead a free guided bird walk, with hands-on identification of migrant and breeding birds in habitats like river, woodland and fields. Beginners are welcome. For more information call 364-2222 or 888-414-2837.