Friday, September 2, 2011

Columbia State Community College's Center for Economic and Workforce Development is offering an ACT Test Prep class on the Lewisburg Campus from Sept. 12 through Oct. 10. ACT Test Prep classes meet from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each Monday evening for five weeks. The classes cover the five areas of the ACT test - English, math, reading, science and writing - in addition to test-taking strategies and practice tests. The fee includes a Prep Guide text. For additional information call 931-540-2660.

The Farmers Market at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg, is open on Tuesdays from noon to 6 p.m., and Fridays from 6 a.m. to noon.

The Tennessee State Fair will 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.

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 A second series of more advanced oil painting classes will be held in October.

Sept. 2

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, Sept. 2, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. For more information, call Denise Hobbs-Coker at 615-898-0803.


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 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.

The Marshall County Memorial Library will be closed in observance of the Labor Day Holiday on Saturday, Sept. 3, and on Monday, Sept. 5.

The First Church of God, 274 Anthony Rd, Shelbyville, will have a Gospel Singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, featuring By Faith.


There will be a Grief Support meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept.4, at Lifesong Family Church, 1041 South Ellington Parkway, Lewisburg. Anyone going through the struggle of grief is welcome to attend.


Closed for observance of Labor Day are: the office of Town Hall in Cornersville; the Marshall County Courthouse, Courthouse Annex, and Hardison Office Annex; all Lewisburg City offices; and Town of Chapel Hill City offices. Lewisburg garbage routes will run a day late. Chapel Hill trash collection will run on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

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. Sign-up sheet is at the Rec Center or phone 359-2482.


The Petersburg Area Wide Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 6, at Petersburg Town Hall.

There will be a free senior breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Community Tabernacle Church, 2340 Hwy 64, Farmington, followed by an hour of good Gospel Music from local groups. For more information, call Pastor Orvil Nichols at 637-3072.

The Marshall County Board of Commissioners will hold 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 Marshall County Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, in the Board Conference Room at Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg. See legal ad for agenda.

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.


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.