Thursday, September 21, 2017

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• The Cornersville High School homecoming parade will take place on Friday, Sept. 22. For the safety of those participating and watching the parade, Main Street and all roads leading to Main Street will be blocked for approximately one hour beginning at 12:30 p.m.

• First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 402 2nd Avenue North, will host their 4th Annual Fall Craft Fair on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

• Marshall County Memorial Library events: Sept. 16 at 10 a.m., Crochet Club; Sept. 18, Marshall County Computer Club at 6 p.m.; Sept 19 at 5 p.m. will be Teen Video Game Night; Sept. 21, Story Time in Lewisburg at 9:30 a.m., Genealogy help from the DAR at 5 p.m.; Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. is Family Story Time in Chapel Hill; Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. the Crochet Club will meet, Teen Anime at 2 p.m.

• The Marshall County Art Guild Gallery & Studio will be accepting artwork at the gallery at 107 West Commerce Street during gallery hours Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., between Sept. 13 to Oct. 4 for the Annual MCAG Arts A’ Poppin Show & Sale. The community art show will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Applications, category list & entry forms available at the gallery. FREE Entry Fee for children. $5 Entry Fee for Marshall County residents. $10 Entry Fee for out of county. For more details contact or 931-637-4774.

• Gospel singing at New Grace Baptist Church, 6299 Nashville Hwy., Chapel Hill, TN, Sept. 16, 6 p.m. The Cross-Ties will be there and refreshments provided. For more information call Danny at 931-797-9274.

• September 15-16 - Step Back in Time, 8 a.m. at Henry Horton State Park, 4209 Nashville Hwy., Chapel Hill, TN.

• Amateur radio operators in Marshall County will hold two meetings this weekend. Members of the of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service will conduct training on radio equipment owned by the Marshall County Office of Emergency Management this Saturday, September 16, at 10 a.m. The Marshall County Amateur Radio Society will then hold its regular monthly club meeting on Sunday, September 17, 2 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the conference room of the Marshall County Office of Emergency Management at the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College Street. The Amateur Radio Emergency Service or ARES® program is the emergency communications services arm of the American Radio Relay League – the National Association for Amateur Radio, based in Newington, CT. Local ARES® activities are actively supported by the Marshall County Amateur Radio Society, which is an affiliated club of the ARRL.

Amateur radio operators and anyone with an interest in “ham” radio and emergency communications are invited and welcome to attend. Talk-in to the meetings will be available on the Lewisburg 146.625 amateur radio repeater. For additional information on the ARES® program, the Marshall County Amateur Radio Society, or on amateur radio, please contact Stephan Anderman, K2SMA, at 931-993-5800, or by e-mail to

• East Commerce Baptist Church will host a revival led by Don Graham from Clanton, AL, Sept. 17 - September 20. Services start at 11 a.m. Sunday morning. Evening services are Sunday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. Nursery will be provided. For more info, please call 359-1027.

• Goodwill Career Solutions Center in Columbia wil host a job fair, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to fill at least 300 positions in Marshall, Maury, Lawrence, and Williamson counties. This is located at 405 S James Campbell Blvd, Columbia.

• The Marshall County Senior Citizens Center will host a free workshop on Medicare on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 10:30 a.m. in the Senior Center classroom. The center is located in the Hardison Office Annex at 230 College Street in Lewisburg. The workshop will cover Medicare choices, deadline dates, drug plan information (Part D), Medicare Advantage Plans, premiums and deductibles. Contact the Senior Center for more information at 931-359-1808. Medicare open enrollment is Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. During this time Medicare recipients can make changes to their plan. The workshop is sponsored by SHIP (State Health Insurance Program). Contact John Campbell 931-637-5059.

• DAV Chapter #108 to meet on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 5:30 p.m. with a dutch meal. Short meeting to begin at 6 p.m. Location is at Shoneys on the Ellington bypass. For more info call Cmdr. Dietz at 931-680-1823.

• Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification trainings will be conducted by UT Extension Marshall County on September 19, 2017. Producers can choose to come to either of the trainings at 12 noon or 5:30 pm. This training will benefit cattle producers by illustrating important concepts in herd health, management, transportation and philosophy. Also, this session is important for individuals wishing to take advantage of the funds available for hay barns, livestock equipment, and cattle genetics through the Tennessee Agriculture Enhancement Program (TAEP). The fees for the BQA training is $20.00 for Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association members and $40.00 for non-members. These certification is good for 3 years. The trainings will be held at the UT Extension Marshall County office. For more information contact Matthew Webb at (931)359-1929.

• The Marshall County Veterans Outreach is hosting a town hall meeting. There will be a Meet and Greet, Thursday, Sept, 21, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., with Senator Jim Tracy; a Town Hall Meeting, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. State Rep. Rick Tillis, Commissioner Many Bears Grinder and others representing our state senators will be present. All veterans and their families are encouraged to attend the very important meeting. This will be held at the Church Street Church of Christ, in the Annex, 305 W Church Street, Lewisburg. Contact Larry McKnight for more information at (931)808-0676 or L1321@BELLSOUTH.NET.

• September 22- Grief Support Group Potluck Meeting at Westvue Church of Christ, 6 p.m. with Ron Kleine as speaker.

• South Marshall Fire Dept, 1st Annual Homecoming Community Awareness Day, Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 8 a.m. until; at the South Marshall Fire Hall, 2099 New Ostella Road, Cornersville, TN. Admission is free. There will be live music, games for all ages, cornhole tournament, firefighter demonstration, combination auction, bar-b-que plates $10 each. For tickets or more information call (931)625-1093 or email: Proceeds from this will go toward the purchase of gear and equipment needed to adequately protect the citizens of this fire district.

• There will be a two special events to benefit Cayson Spray, son of Jeremy and Julie Spray of Petersburg. Cayson, age 4, has been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. There will be a Poker Run, starting at Columbia Harley Davidson on Sept. 23, registration at 10 a.m. At 6 p.m. there will be an auction and wrestling event. Donations and items are needed for this auction and you may call Stephanie Ezell at 931-548-2787 if you would like to help. Monetary donations can be sent to: Benefit for Cayson Spray, c/o Redstone Federal Credit Union, 100 Bluff Dr., Fayetteville, TN 37334.

• The Lewisburg Lions Club Octoberfest and Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday, Oct. 7 at Rock Creek Park in Lewisburg from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Booth space is available for crafts, produce, specialty, and more. Pancakes will be served until 10 a.m. Hamburgers and hot dogs served for lunch. To reserve a booth or for more information, call 931-359-7354 or 931-637-5059 or email to

• Goats Music & More, Oct. 13 and Oct. 14 at Rock Creek Park.

• UT Extension Marshall County will be offering Pesticide Recertification meetings. These meetings are offered for individuals that certified as a Private Applicator that have a card for the purchasing of restricted pesticides and herbicides. Renewal is every three years and the expiration date is on October 21, 2017. Recertification meetings will be offered on Thursday September 28, 2017, at the UT Extension Marshall County Office located at 230 College Street in Lewisburg. There will be two times in which an individual can attend at either 12 p.m. or 5:30 pm. All meetings will last approximately an hour. The cost for the meeting is $25.00 per individual. These meetings are only for individuals that already have a Private Applicator card. Herbicide stewardship and applicator safety will be emphasized. Please contact the UT Extension Marshall County Office at (931)359-1929 to sign up for the meeting.

• Christmas Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marshall County High School. Applications are available at the Marshall County Art Guild and now are being accepted. For more information, contact Anna Childress (931)359-3918.