Friday, April 29, 2011

April 29

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.

The Webb School Company Players will present Richard Brinsley Sheridan's comedy of manners "The Rivals" at 7 p.m. April 29 and 30, on the Webb School Chapel stage. Admission is free. For more information, call Sadie Fowler at 931-389-5729.


There will be a Relay for Life Dog Show, starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life.

There will be a Gospel Singing at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Harpeth First Baptist Church, 1765 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin, featuring The Caltons and The Ross Family. Everyone is welcome.

May 1

The Marshall County Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Museum, 230 College St, Lewisburg. Don Jeter will present the history of the Lewisburg Institute and other schools. The public is invited.

A benefit auction to help pay funeral expenses for John Shaw of Unionville will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Unionville Volunteer Fire Department. Shaw died April 18 with skin and lung cancer. His wife and children need help. For more information, call Chady Johns at 615-210-2669.

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.

The Marshall County Board of Education will hold a work session at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, 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 Healthy Hearts Education Group will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, in Private Dining Room 1 at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia. For more information, call 931-381-1111.


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 Shelbyville Retired Telecom Pioneers will have a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Parkway Cafeteria, Shelbyville. All telephone company retirees (AT&T, BellSouth, etc.) who live in the surrounding area are invited.


The Marshall County Land, Price and Sale Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.


The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce's 7th Annual Nine and Dine golf tournament will start at 3 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Henry Horton State Park. To enter your team, call Ritaanne or Sue at 359-3863, or e-mail


The Rock Creek Bible Society will meet at Bethbirei Church for a business meeting and worship service, starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, followed by a potluck luncheon. Thomas Smith will be the guest speaker.

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

Decoration Day at Mars Hill Cemetery will be Saturday, May 7. Donations may be made under the tent at the cemetery, or mailed to Thomas Whitsett, 3119 Pulaski Hwy, Cornersville, TN 37047.

The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce's Mayfest will be held all day Saturday, May 7, on the square in Lewisburg. There will be food, entertainment, games, vendors, and more. The Chamber Fish Fry starts at 4:30 p.m.


AARP will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, at First National Bank, 951 North Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg, for election and installation of officers. Morgan Thomas is the speaker.


There will be an Ostomy Fair from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the Maury Regional Medical Center Annex (across the road from medical center). For more information, call 931-490-4600.


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

The South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance will hold a "Breakfast Brainstorm" meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, at the Tennessee Career Center, 980 S. Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. Breakfast Brainstorm is an opportunity for local employers and those interested in Workforce Development to share ideas and comments with staff of the SCTWA. You must RSVP by May 9 by calling Patricia Lymon at 931-375-4201 or e-mailing her at


Help fight cancer, honor Samantha Abbott, and have fun from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Family Life Center, Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 316 North Horton Pkwy (in front of Forrest High School). Play Bingo to win prizes, enjoy a hotdog supper, or do both. All proceeds benefit the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. For more information, call Tara Warner at 931-797-7989.

Decoration Day at Berea Cemetery will be Saturday, May 14. Donations will be accepted Friday and Saturday.


Maury Regional Emergency Medical Services will offer a free community CPR class at 6 p.m. Monday, May 16, at Culleoka Unit School. For more information, call 931-381-1111, ext. 2608. This is not a certification course.

The Breast Cancer Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 16, at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia. For more information, call 931-540-4166.


USDA Commodity Distribution will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. You must have your bright green card. Please bring your blue bag or your own box. To sign up for commodities, please visit SCHRA, 1572 Old Columbia Hwy, Lewisburg, before May 13. Volunteers are needed! For more information, or to volunteer, call Juli or Betty Ruth at 359-6393.

Maury Regional EMS and Vanderbilt LifeFlight will host their annual EMS Night Out Helicopter and Safety Expo at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, near the Hickman Building on the Columbia State Community College campus. For more information, call Danny Fleming at 931-490-4650.