Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Splash Girls 10U fastpitch softball for girls in Marshall, Maury and Giles Counties is forming to play in the fall league in Columbia and fall tournaments. Eight-year-olds are welcome to play. For more information e-mail player's name, age and playing experience to The deadline to register is Aug. 6.

The Farmington Road, Lewisburg, Group of Al-Anon meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call Julie at 270-6839.

Boys and Girls Clubs throughout the United States are benefitting from a car donation program. Cars do not have to be functional, they only need a title. To donate your car, call 800-246-0493.

Aug. 3

The first (abbreviated) day of school in the Marshall County School System is Wednesday, Aug. 3. Buses will not run.

Cornersville High School and Middle School students will get their schedules by homeroom in the morning Wednesday, Aug. 3. Seniors, Room 40; Juniors, A-J, Room 41, K-Z, Room 33; Sophomores, Room 36; Freshmen, A-J, Room 37, K-Z, Room 39. 7th grade orientation will be in the auditorium, after getting schedules. All 7th grade parents are encouraged to attend this Title I parent involvement program meeting.

Marshall Elementary School will hold a Back to School celebration for 6th grade at 10 a.m., 2nd grade at 6 p.m., and 3rd grade at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 3. Principal Deborah Wade looks forward to seeing all parents and guardians.

Lungs for Life COPD Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, in Private Dining Room 1 at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia. For more information, call 931-380-4094.


Marshall Elementary School will hold a Back to School celebration for 4th grade at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4. Principal Deborah Wade looks forward to seeing all parents and guardians.

The Marshall County Election Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, in the Election Commission office, Hardison Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg.

The Town of Cornersville will hold its regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Town Hall. This meeting is open to the public.


Maury Regional Health Care Foundation will hold its 5th Annual Art Show from noon until 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Memorial Building, 308 West 7th St., Columbia. Proceeds benefit programs and services provided by the Community Health Fund. For more information, call 931-380-4075.

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 Fridays, Aug. 5 and 19, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 6 and 20. For more information, call Denise Hobbs-Coker at 615-898-0803.


The Forrest Alumni Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament will be held at Henry Horton State Park on Saturday, Aug. 6, with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. For more information, call Stacey Cothran at 364-7227 or 615-202-3585 or e-mail her at

The Soul Seekers will be singing at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at New Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church, 3863 Hwy 431, Columbia.

Gospelfest 2011 will be held from noon until 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Westland United Methodist Church, 110 Dawson Lane, Lebanon. Proceeds will go toward tornado relief for Alabama and Missouri. Fifteen gospel entertainers/groups are scheduled. Admission includes a meal, and you can come and go. For more information, call 615-444-0776, or e-mail

The 77th consecutive annual Sandlin Family Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Fort Decatur Recreation Center Gymnasium, 610 Fourth St, Decatur, Ala. Fun and fellowship starts at 10 a.m. Covered dish dinner at noon. For more information, call Patsy Sandlin Medlock at 205-995-7988 or e-mail her at


MCYFL will hold its August meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at 768 Springplace Road, Lewisburg. This meeting is open to the public.

There will be a grief support meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at the LifeSong Family Church, 1041 South Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. Anyone looking for Christian support through their grief is encouraged to attend; this group meets the first Sunday night of each month.

Hardin Chapel Church of Christ on Spring Place Road in the Possum Trot Community will hold a Gospel Meeting from Sunday, Aug. 7, to Wednesday, Aug. 10. Sunday morning service at 10 a.m. followed by dinner on the grounds; evening services at 7:30 p.m. Speaker, Jim Cox; song leader, Billy Pigg.

The Marshall County Historical Society will hold its quarterly meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, in the Museum at the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg. George F. McCanless Jr. will present the story of Jake Donelson, the red rooster mascot of Company H, Third Tennessee Regiment, Confederate States of America. The meeting is free and open to the public.


The local Tennessee Career Center will be holding a FREE one hour class designed to introduce individuals to the basics of computers on Monday, Aug. 8. There are a limited number of class openings, call early to reserve your seat: 359-9726.

The Marshall County Health Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at NHC Lewisburg, Mooresville Hwy. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP by Aug. 3 to Denise Sanders at 931-363-5506 or 931-292-8649 or

The Town of Chapel Hill Planning Commission Board will hold their regular meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at the Town Hall, 2202 Unionville Road. It will be followed at 5 p.m. by the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

The Marshall County Board of Education will hold their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg. See legal ad in Friday's paper for agenda.


The JECDB Executive Board Committee of the Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will meet at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, in Room 124 at Columbia State Community College's Lewisburg site.

USDA Commodity Distribution will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. You must have your bright green card. Please bring your blue bag or your own box, and someone to help you. To sign up for commodities, please visit SCHRA, 1572 Old Columbia Hwy, Lewisburg. Volunteers are needed! For more information, or to volunteer, call Juli at 359-6393.


Marshall County High School will hold a Freshman Open House at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at MCHS.


A free Chapel Hill Rockets Community Pep Rally will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the High School field. Please join us to kick off the football season for the Forrest Rockets and the CHYFL.


The Soul Seekers will be singing at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at New Life Freewill Baptist Church, 2699 Buffalo Road, Lawrenceburg.


The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce will hold the Little Junior Miss and Mister, Pre-Teen Junior Miss, and Junior Miss Pageants, beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Marshall County Community Theatre. For more information, call the Chamber at 359-3863. Applications are on the Web site at, and also available at the Chamber, the Old Rink Emporium, and the Bank of America.


The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its regular meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at 505 North Ellington Parkway.

The 12th Annual Tony Starks Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Graymere Country Club, Columbia, on Monday, Aug. 22. Proceeds benefit the Maury Regional Health Care Foundation. For more information, call 931-380-4075.