Friday, September 16, 2011

Booth space is available for the 5th Annual Red Cross Christmas Village to be held Saturday, Nov. 19, at The Powder Room, 570 West Church St, Lewisburg. For more information, call 359-1211 or e-mail

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

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.

Sept. 16

Historic Lairdland Farm house, south of Cornersville, is hosting a landmark Civil War Sesquicentennial Event on Sept. 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

The Senior Citizens covered-dish luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the Senior Center, 230 College St, Lewisburg. For more information, call 359-1463.

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.


Greater First Baptist Church, 512 5th Avenue North, Lewisburg, will hold their 4th Annual Prayer and Praise Conference at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, with Dr. Donald Valentine, speaker. There is a registration fee.

The 4th Annual Kid's Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the National Guard Armory, Lewisburg. All proceeds go to March of Dimes. For more information, call 359-5687.

Belfast Rural Fire Department will hold a Fish Fry and Singing from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Fire Hall. Advance tickets are available; children three and under eat free. For more information, call Fundraising Officer Tim Atkisson at 637-3345.

The Alzheimer's 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.


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 American Legion Auxiliary will hold its regular meeting at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Village Manor, Lewisburg.

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 Lewisburg Recreation Board will hold their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, in the large meeting room at the Rec Center, 1551 Mooresville Highway.

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.


CSX Railroad will close the crossing at South Ellington Parkway and Higgs Road on Tuesday, Sept. 20, and Wednesday, Sept. 21, for repairs. Motorists who usually travel this road need to find an alternative route to their destination for those two days.

The Marshall County Board of Education Calendar Committee will meet at noon Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Town of Chapel Hill Industrial Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Police and Fire Department, 119 N. Horton Parkway.

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.

The Marshall County Republican Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, on the second floor at the First Commerce Bank, 500 North Elllington Pkwy, Lewisburg. Judd Matheny is the guest speaker, and everyone is invited to attend.

The MCHS Band Boosters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the band room to start the annual fruit sale.

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.