Friday, August 5, 2011

Less than one week remains to register with FEMA for disaster assistance if you suffered damage from spring storms. Call 800-621-FEMA (800-621-3362). Online, go to The deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 9.

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. 5

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

World Breastfeeding Week will be celebrated by the Lewisburg La Leche League with a family picnic on Saturday, August 6, starting at 10:30 am

at the Lewisburg Recreation Center at Pavilion #1. Children's activities, door prizes and lunch about 12:00 will mark the day for all families interested

in attending. For more information or help with breastfeeding call Anna at 359-3918, Elizabeth 931-626-2160, or Melissa 931-993-6959.


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.

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 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 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 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.