Friday, September 9, 2011

Old cell phones may be donated to help the Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue. There is a drop box at First National Bank, 1190 N. Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. For more information, call Marilyn at 270-0001. Visit

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.

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

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

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



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. For more information, call Jesse Geasley 615-542-5656.


The Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church will hold their annual revival with Rev. Mark Hall speaking at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, and Sunday, Sept. 11. For more information, call 359-5178.

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.

Westvue Church of Christ, Lewisburg, will hold Ladies Day, "Buttons, Bows and Blessings," starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. The speaker will be Ira Booker. Nursery available.

The Berlin Fire Department will have a Country Ham Breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Fire Hall. Food and coffee will be abundant and all proceeds go to support the Berlin Fire Department.

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 Lewisburg Study Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the McKnight Center, for the first of its centennial celebration programs. Amy Irwin will speak and Katie Jewel will sing. If you wish to attend, call Lynda Potts at 359-4489 or Elaine Cagle at 637-4245.


MCYFL will hold its monthly board meeting on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 768 Springplace Rd. This meeting is open to the public.

The Marshall County Tea Party will sponsor a special event from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg, to honor our local first responders and military as well as mentioning our national front line people on the 10th anniversary of 9/ll. The program will include music and speakers. In case of rain, it will be held in the National Guard Armory.


The Marshall County Board of Education Curriculum Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

AARP # 5249 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at First National Bank, 1190 North Ellington Parkway. The guest speaker will be Anna Childress.

Emergency Food Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular meeting at noon, Monday, Sept. 12, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St.

The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold their regular meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at the Town Hall, 2202 Unionville Road.

The City of Lewisburg Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Monday Sept. 12, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street. For more information, call City Hall at 359-1544.


The JECDB Full Board Committee of the Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will meet at noon, Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Petersburg Town Hall.


The City of Lewisburg's Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 4 p.m. Wedensday, Sept. 14, at the City Hall, 131 East Church Street.

The South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance will hold a "Breakfast Brainstorm" meeting from 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Career Center in Columbia State Community College, 980 South Ellington Pkwy, Lewisburg. There will be a lively discussion on meeting employer training needs. RSVP by Sept. 12 by calling Patricia Lymon at 931-375-4201 or

The Town of Chapel Hill Park and Recreation Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Parkway.


Junior's House Child Advocacy Center will hold their first Blue Ribbon Walk, with Representative Eddie Bass, to raise funds for the Lewisburg office. The walk will start at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Rec Center, Lewisburg. For more information, call 931-438-3233 or e-mail

Free gentle Holy Yoga classes will start at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at LifeSong Family Church, 1445 Old Hwy 99, Chapel Hill. There will also be a class at 7:15 a.m. on Saturdays. For more information, contact Michelle at 615-484-0983 or or check it out online at

Historic Lairdland Farm house, south of Cornersville, is hosting a landmark Civil War Sesquicentennial Event on Sept. 15, 16 and 17. The 19th Alabama Civilian Corp and the 13th US Colored Troops reenactors will set up camp and offer many demonstrations. For more information call 931-363-2205 or e-mail


Henry Horton State Park will host the 8th Annual Step Back in Time Festival, featuring an 1840s encampment, horse-mounted shooters, arts and crafts, antique tractors, bluegrass music, food and much more. Activities will begin at 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17, and run until approximately 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

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. 16, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. For more information, call Denise Hobbs-Coker at 615-898-0803.


Alzheimer Association will hold a Benefit and Gospel Singing from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at NHC Lewisburg, 1653 Mooresville Highway. There will be a BBQ Dinner and music by The Nichol's, The Cox Family, Darryl Wray & Friends, and more. All proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association. For more information call Tammy Been 359-3563 or Patsy Graves 359-4506.

There will be a Gospel Singing at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Cross Keys Baptist Church, featuring Melody Five and Bro. John and the Gospel Carriers. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Sue House at 791-0787.


The MCHS Band Boosters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, in the band room to start the annual fruit sale.

Medium United Methodist Church, 453 Delina-Boonshill Rd, Petersburg, will hold a revival from Sunday, Sept. 18, to Wednesday, Sept. 21, with Rev. Thomas H. "Tom" Smith bringing the message to services each night at 6:30 p.m. Covered-dish meal after the Sunday night service. For more information, call Rev. Beulah Wright at 931-993-6005.


The Career Center will hold free computer classes on Monday, Sept. 19, in their computer lab at Columbia State Community College, Lewisburg. There will be Basics classes at 1:30 and 3 p.m. and Intermediate classes at 9 and 10:30 a.m. There are a limited number of class openings; call early to reserve your seat: 359-9726.

The Lewisburg Gas Department will hold its regular board meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at 505 North Ellington Parkway.

The Breast Cancer Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Maury Regional Medical Center. For more information, call 931-540-4166.


The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will hold its regular board meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the conference room at 624 West Commerce St, Lewisburg.

A free seminar on Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Changes for 2012 will be held at 2 p.m Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the Auxiliary Conference Room at Maury Regional Medical Center. Representatives of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program will provide information about changes to Medicare Part D, in time for consumers to act during the annual enrollment period.


The Ostomy Partners Support Group will meet on Thursday, Sept. 22, at Maury Regional Medical Center. For more information, call 931-490-4600.


Cruisin' the Square will be held for the last time this summer starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. The Chamber of Commerce's annual Chili Cook-Off starts at 6 p.m. Vendors are welcome; for forms call 359-3863. For more information, call Jennifer Washak at 931-637-5147 or Edmund Roberts at 931-993-1461.


The annual County-Wide Farm Day will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 30, at the Dairy Experiment Station, 1070 New Lake Rd, Lewisburg, hosted by the Farm Bureau Women and Young Farmers & Ranchers. All Marshall County 4th grade students, teachers, and parents are welcome.