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Friday, August 26, 2011

Yell Road at Cheek Road will be closed until mid-October for bridge construction. The Marshall County Highway Department apologizes for any inconvenience.

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 cpwiser@gmail.com.

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.

The Tennessee State Fair will be held Sept. 9-18 in Nashville. See their Web site www.tnstatefair.org 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. 26

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

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"Daring to be Bold" a fashion and hair show with entertainment, to raise money for Hope House in Columbia which helps victims of domestic violence, will start at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, in the Cherry Theater on the campus of Columbia State Community College, Columbia. For more information, call Terry Williams at 931-446-6845.

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.

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The Redmond-Haskins family reunion will start at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, in the conference lodge at Henry Horton State Park. There will be a covered-dish lunch at noon. Bring along any history you want to share. For more information, call Mildred Falcon at 359-3323.

The Ushers of the St. James P. B. Church, 813 Silver St, Lewisburg, invite you to worship with them at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Minister Fatima Foster will be the guest speaker.

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.

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The Marshall County Board of Education Maintenance Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg. Following the Maintenance Committee meeting, the Board of Education's Curriculum Committee will meet at 6 p.m.

Marshall County Buildings Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

Lewisburg Electric System's Board of Public Utilities will hold their regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at the LES Office, 599 West Ellington Parkway.

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The Community Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular meeting at noon Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The Lone Oak Cemetery Advisory Board will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street, Lewisburg.

The Lewisburg Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the George W. Turner Building, 741 Silver Street.

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.

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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.

Sept.

Ronnie Cheek will be instructing classes on the basics of oil painting during the month of September in the classroom at the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St, Lewisburg. For more information contact Ronnie at 359-5359 or e-mail marshallcountyartguild@gmail.com. A second series of more advanced oil painting classes will be held in October.

Discounted early registration is available for the 5K Goats Gallop to be held Friday, Oct. 7. Pre-register online at www.active.com or contact gmm5k@hotmail.com for more details.

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The Town of Cornersville will have its regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Town Hall.

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The 3rd Annual Friends of Henry Horton State Park 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, Sept. 3, starting with signup at 6:15 a.m. For more information, e-mail Cecile Wiser at cpwiser@gmail.com.

The order of the Eastern Star is holding an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Benefit Dinner for their Christmas for the Kids Campaign from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Masonic Lodge, 131 E. Commerce St, Lewisburg. Salad, rolls, coffee, tea, and desserts will be included and there will also be a silent auction. For more information, call Arlene at 293-2591.

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The office of Town Hall in Cornersville will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept.6.

The Marshall County Courthouse, Courthouse Annex, and Hardison Office Annex will be closed in observance of Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5.

The MCHS Tigerette Softball Booster Club's 10th Annual Four-Man Scramble Golf Tournament will be held at the Ewell Butler Golf Course at the Lewisburg Recreation Center on Monday, Sept. 5 (Labor Day). Sign-up sheet is at the Rec Center or phone 359-2482. If businesses would like to sponsor a hole or give to the MCHS Softball Booster Club, they may send donations to Barbara Medley, P.O. Box 2392, Lewisburg, TN 37091.

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The Marshall County Board of Commissioners will meet in a special call meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.

Mountain Climbers will be holding their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, in the Fellowship Hall at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 990 Cornersville Road, Lewisburg. If you are a widow or widower please join us as we conquer grief together.

The Marshall County College Fair will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Marshall County High School. There will be representatives from state and private colleges, universities, community colleges, technical schools and the military to share information and materials will all high school seniors and their parents.

The Diabetes Education Group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, in Maury Regional Medical Center's Private Dining Room 1. For more information, call 931-540-4324.

The Healthy Hearts Education Group will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, in Maury Regional Medical Center's Private Dining Room 1. For more information, call 931-381-1111.

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The Lungs for Life COPD Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Maury Regional Medical Center's Private Dining Room 1. For more information, call 931-380-4094.

The Shelbyville Retired Telecom Pioneers will have a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Parkway Cafeteria, Shelbyville. All telephone company retirees (AT&T, BellSouth, etc.) who live in the area are invited.

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The 4-H Pullet Show and Sale will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Marshall County Expo Center on Robin Hood Road, Lewisburg. For more information, call the Extension Office at 359-1929.

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Customer Appreciation Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at the Lewisburg Gas Department, 505 North Ellington Parkway.

The 24th Annual TVPPA Antique Tractor Show and Pull will be held Sept. 9 and 10 at the Tractor Show Grounds, 747 Chapel Hill Highway, Eagleville. Gates open at 7 a.m. both days and there are pulls each night. 12 and under get in free. Vendors, including food, are welcome back to the show this year and exhibition and booth space is available. Vendors, call Cyndee Bradford, 615-653-0895; pull information, call Milton Geasley, 615-414-9632; general information, call Jesse Geasley 615-542-5656.

Sept. 10

The James Kidd Reunion will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Richmond Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Springplace Road. For more information, call Aline Pigue at 359-2091.

The First Annual Forrest Hoops Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, at Champion's Run Golf Course, Rockvale. Shot gun start at 1:30 p.m. Contact Mike Waggoner at 615-476-4171 for more information.

The Lewisburg Country Boy Horseshow will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Marshall County Expo Center on Robin Hood Road, Lewisburg. For more information, call Dave Roberts at 931-993-3127.

The 2nd Annual Fallen Heroes Motorcycle Ride will start at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg. All proceeds go towards building a monument for the Lewisburg Police Department's fallen officers. For more information, call John Christmas at 931-675-0014 or e-mail him at johnchristmas_108@yahoo.com.