Friday, August 19, 2011

Pre-registration is open until Sunday, Aug. 28, for the 3rd Annual Friends of Henry Horton State Park 5K Run/Walk which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 3, starting with signup at 6:15 a.m. For more information, e-mail Cecile Wiser at

In addition to Friday mornings, the Farmers Market at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg, will now be open on Tuesdays from noon to 6 p.m.

Marshall County girls age 8-10 are invited to join girls from Giles, Lawrence and Maury counties as part of the Splash Girls 10U fastpitch softball team which will play in the Columbia fall league at the new Ridley Park and in travel tournaments. E-mail for more information. There are only a few spots open and the final sign-up is Aug. 20.

It's not too soon to start planning a visit to the Tennessee State Fair, to be held Sept. 9-18 in Nashville. See their Web site for tickets, competitions, music, volunteer and field trip opportunities and more.

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

Aug. 19

The Senior Citizens covered-dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the Senior Center in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg. For more information, call 359-1463.

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


Duck River Electric Membership Corporation will hold its annual membership meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, in the Harris Middle School Auditorium, Shelbyville. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Marshall County Children and Families Task Force will have a car wash from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at NAPA Auto Parts, 401 West Commerce St, Lewisburg to raise funds for families in need in Marshall County.

There will be a Gospel Singing at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Cross Keys Baptist Church, featuring The Encouragers and Bro. John and the Gospel Carriers. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Sue House at 791-0787.

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.


St. Matthew A.M.E. Church, 402 South Main St, Cornersville, will celebrate Homecoming Service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 21. Rev. Tyronda Burgess of Allen Bethel A.M.E. Church, Lewisburg, will be the morning speaker, and Rev. Ashley Cox will be the 2:30 p.m. speaker.

Cane Creek Church of Christ will hold its Gospel Meeting from Sunday, Aug. 21, to Wednesday, Aug. 24. Services: Sunday - 10 a.m. Bible Study, 11 a.m. Worship, 7:30 Evening; Monday-Wednesday each night at 7 p.m. Speaker: Mike Baker.


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

The Marshall County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda. It will be preceded at 5:30 p.m. by a public discussion of the county budget for 2011-12.

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.


The Marshall County Board of Education Policy Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

Girl Scout registration and parent night will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. For more information, call Cathy at 364-4102 or Rebecca at 359-6314.


Bingo will be played at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the classroom at the Senior Center, Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg. Prizes donated by NHC Oakwood.


Girl Scout registration and parent night will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Church Street Church of Christ Annex, Lewisburg. For more information, call Cathy at 364-4102 or Rebecca at 359-6314.

The Ostomy Partners Support Group will meet Thursday, Aug. 25, at Maury Regional Medical Center. For more information, call 931-490-4600.


The Grief Support Group will hold a potluck meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg. Geoff Giesemann will be the speaker.

The 2nd Annual Women's Weekend of Freedom will be held at LifeSong Family Church, 1041 South Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg, starting at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, and continuing from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. To register, or for more information, call 359-6112.

The New Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church Ladies Group will hold "The Hen's Yard Sale & Bake Sale" from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, and Saturday, Aug. 27, at 2426 Bear Creek Pike, Columbia. To donate, or for more information, call Tracie at 626-0075


Alex's Warriors will hold a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser from 6 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Russell's at the Warehouse, 220 Water St, Lewisburg. All proceeds will be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, in honor of Alex Denton who spent 16 months there with AML-7 leukemia.

The Cops for Kids event will start at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, in Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg. There will be silent and live auctions. Admission charge covers lunch, inflatables for kids, and the rock wall.

Cruisin' the Square will be held Saturday, Aug. 27. Starting at 4 p.m., join us on the Lewisburg Square for great cars and delicious local foods. For more information, call Jennifer Washak at 931-637-5147 or Edmund Roberts at 931-993-1461, or e-mail

The 45th Annual Beersheba Springs and Arts and Crafts Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28, in historic Beersheba Springs, on US Hwy 56 between McMinnville and Monteagle. For more information, call 931-692-3733.


The Marshall County Community Theatre will present the "Best Christmas Pageant Ever" in early December. Auditions for children from 5 to 17 years and adults up to 115 years of age will be held at the Dixie, Lewisburg, at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, and at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30.


Girl Scout registration and parent night will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Cornersville Elementary School. For more information, call Cathy at 364-4102 or Rebecca at 359-6314.

The Town of Chapel Hill Industrial Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Parkway.


The Nutrition Site Birthday Party will be held at noon, Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the Senior Center, followed by Bingo at 12:30 p.m. in the classroom at the Senior Center, Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg. Bingo prizes donated by NHC Oakwood.