Friday, April 22, 2011

Marshall County veterinarians 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.

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.

May 1 is the deadline to sign up for the Senior Citizens day trip to Fontanel Mansion and Farm on June 9. Visit the Senior Center office at 230 College St, Lewisburg, to sign up and get details.

April 22

All City and County Offices in Marshall County, including the Senior Citizens Center and the Marshall County Board of Public Utilities, will be closed on Friday, April 22, in observance of Good Friday. The offices will reopen at their usual hour on Monday, April 25. The Lewisburg Friday recycle route will run on Monday.

There will be a Benefit Car Wash and Bake Sale for burn victim Lindsey Arp starting 9 a.m. at Broadmore Senior Living Community, 3211 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro. The money raised will be deposited in the Lindsey Arp Donation Fund at US Bank. Lindsey was employed at Broadmore Senior Living Center and touched so many lives during her time there. Please join them in supporting this incredible woman!

The Mooresville Fire Department will have a Bake Sale of handmade Easter goodies from 7:30 a.m. until sold out, Friday, April 22, at the Lewisburg Wal-Mart. For more information, or to place advance orders, call Wilma Borham at 270-0420.


The Friends of Henry Horton State Park will be holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Park. Park at the pool parking lot and you will be directed to the egg-hunt area. The hunt will be divided into three age groups. For more information, call the HHSP Inn at 364-2222.

The Chapel Hill United Methodist Men's annual pancake sausage breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, in the church's Family Life Center. All donations will be used to help a neighbor in need. At the same time, the Chapel Hill United Methodist Women's Helping Hands will have a bake sale whose proceeds will be used to knit shawls for the sick.

There will be a clean-up day at Beechwood Cemetery, Cornersville, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 23. Anyone interested in the upkeep of the cemetery is encouraged to attend. For more information, call Jeff Stewart at 931-363-1796.

The Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 23, in the Lewisburg Recreation Center Banquet Hall. Tickets may be purchased at the door. All proceeds go toward student scholarships.


An Easter sunrise service will be held at 6 a.m. Sunday, April 24, at the Berlin Spring on Highway 431 North. Light refreshments will be served after the service. All are welcome.

Belfast Presbyterian Church and First Presbyterian Church will hold an Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. Sunday, April 24, at Round Hill Cemetery. Breakfast will be at 8 a.m. at the Belfast church, and Easter Worship will follow at 9 a.m.

Easter Sunday services at Parkview Baptist Church, Lewisburg, are: 8 a.m. Lord's Supper; 9 a.m. Breakfast; 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. Morning Worship. No evening services.

Recording artist SharronKay King will sing and give her testimony at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at Community Tabernacle Church, 2340 Hwy 64, Farmington. For more information, call Pastor Orvil Nichols at 637-3072. Everyone is welcome.


The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its regular meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, April 25, at 505 N. Ellington Pkwy.

Lewisburg Electric System's Board of Public Utilities will hold their regular board meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, April 25, at the LES Office, 599 West Ellington Parkway.

The Marshall County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, April 25, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.


The Community Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular meeting at noon Tuesday, April 26, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

The Lone Oak Cemetery Advisory Board will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St., Lewisburg


Fountain Creek Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Spring Revival starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, with Pastor Deborah Peppers, and continuing April 28, Minister Valoria Johnson, and April 29, Minister Jasmine Baptiste.


The Marshall County Board of Education Policy Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Alzheimer's Association will hold a "Senior Connections" meet-and-greet luncheon at noon Thursday, April 28, in the second floor dining room of First National Bank, 405 College Street West, Fayetteville, Everyone interested in senior provider care is invited to attend. Please RSVP by Monday, April 25, by calling the Alzheimer's Association at 931-455-3345.

The Tennessee Duck River Development Agency will hold its regular quarterly board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Henry Horton State Park Conference Lodge. A work session will be held prior to the board meeting at 5 p.m.

There will be a Relay for Life Benefit from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the 300 Hall area at NHC Lewisburg. There will be food, drink and dessert, plus games for children. Plan on some fun!

The Ostomy Partners Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 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, April 29, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg. Bill McDonald is the speaker.

May 1

The Williamson County Historical Society will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Fifty Forward in College Grove. The program will be a celebration of the publication of "College Grove, Williamson County, Tennessee: History & Families," compiled by a group at the Fifty Forward center. The Fifty Forward College Grove Center is at the intersection of Horton Highway and Arno-College Grove Road and was formerly the College Grove School building.


A free one-hour class to introduce individuals with no computer knowledge to the basics of computers will be held on Monday, May 2, at the Tennessee Career Center at Columbia State Community College Lewisburg site. Class size is limited: call 359-9726 to reserve your seat. Sessions begin at 9, 10 and 11 a.m., and 2 and 3 p.m. --call early and pick the most convenient time!

A Marshall County Road Committee meeting will be held at 8 a.m. Monday, May 2, at Jerry Williams' office at the Marshall County Highway Department, Lewisburg.


Mountain Climbers, a support group for widows, will hold their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, in the fellowship hall of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 990 Cornersville Rd, Lewisburg. If you have experienced the loss of a spouse, we want to help in conquering the grief.

The Diabetes Education Group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, in Private Dining Room 1 at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia. For more information, call 931-540-4324.


The Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at the West Seventh Street Church of Christ, Columbia. for more information, call 931-490-7074.


The Chapel Hill Youth Football league will be have football and cheerleader signups in the old gym at Forrest School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7. League Fees are due at time of registration. No late registrations will be accepted.

The MCYFL will hold a football/cheerleading combine from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7. There will be sign-ups as well. After the combine, the monthly Board Meeting will be held. Coaches for Pee-Wee and cheerleading are needed.

A free Maury County History Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Maury County Park, Columbia. This event includes tiny train rides, living history demonstrations, re-enactments and hands-on fun, fair food, and programs for the whole family. For more information, call 931-375-6507 or e-mail


The May CHYFL board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, at the Chapel Hill Fire Hall. This meeting is open to the public.