Trade Days in Lewisburg
Each weekend during the month of May, there will be Trade Days in McKinney Park. All vendors are invited to set-up and sell their wares on these dates. All spaces available are 20'x20'. There is a set-up fee for the booths: $10 per day or $15 for the weekend or the best deal $50 for all four weekends! Please call Lewisburg City Hall 755-4828 if you have questions or wish to set-up.
Benefit Yard Sale
There will be a benefit yard sale at the old pantry building next to Rangers Auto in Lewisburg, May 12-13 for Cooper Waid, who has MS, the grandson of JC and Barbara Key. All donations will be appreciated. For more information call Barbara Key at 755-5198
Auburn Dessert Taster’s and Grill Out
Auburn 8th grade class is hosting a Dessert Taster’s and Grill Out event for today from noon to 3 p.m. at the Auburn Park. Tickets for the Dessert Taster’s are $5 and we will have Grilled Hamburger and Hotdog plate lunches for $6. Dessert Taster’s will have a large selection of desserts and you can taste them all! To preorder tickets please call Toni @ 270-772-0307. All proceeds go toward the Auburn 8th grade class trip.
Kids Fishing Rodeo
Wild Goose Paylake host their annual Kids fishing Rodeo today from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Lunch will be served throughout the day. Prizes and trophies will also be awarded throughout the day.
Lewisburg School Relay for Life
The Lewisburg School will be having a yard sale today in the school gym from 8 a.m. till noon For any more information please contact Lori Gilliam.
Movie in the Park!
Secretariat will be shown in the Lions Pavilion in McKinney Park in Lewisburg at 8 p.m. There is no charge for the movie and concessions will be available to purchase.
Mother's Day Benefit Pancake Breakfast
Mother's Day Benefit Pancake Breakfast in honor of Mitzi Rowan to be held today from 8-10 a.m. at Liberty Baptist Church in Auburn. After battling cancer for several months, Mitzi Rowan was hospitalized after a near death traffic accident. Sadly, after many weeks in the hospital, she passed away on March 20, 2011. In her honor, there will be a benefit pancake breakfast the Saturday before Mother's Day to recognize this special mother and daughter (Mitzi Rowan and Mrs. Carrie Kelley). The breakfast will be solely by donations, and all proceeds will be presented to the family in her honor to help with the medical bills. The menu for the breakfast will include: pancakes, sausage, and choice of juice or milk
Relay for Life Yard Sale
Relay for Life will be holding a yardsale today at Shelton Baugh Insurance “parking lot.” We encourage if you have anything that you would like to donate to bring it by.
Mother’s Day at Mt. Gilead
Rev. Delmus Johnson and the Mt. Gilead Church family will be have a Mothers’ Board Day today during the 11 a.m. service. The guest will be Rev. William (Doc) Washington, associate pastor of the Mt. Herman Baptist Church of Adairville, where Rev. Leroy Fishback is pastor.
Auburn SBDM meeting
The Auburn School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet on today at 5:15 p.m. at the school. The public is welcome to attend.
Olmstead Transition to Kindergarten
There will be a Transition to Kindergarten Meeting today at 5 p.m. for parents and students who will be in entering kindergarten next school year at the Olmstead School. The meeting will be in the school cafeteria.
The regular meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be today at 3 p.m. in the Crittenden Drive Church of Christ. The program will be presented by Mrs. Kathleen Marchaterre. She will be telling about the Chemawa Indian School
LEAD, IDA meetings
The Logan Economic Alliance for Development (LEAD) will hold its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 7 a.m., in the Logan County Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room in the Harrison-Hite Building, 116 South Main Street, Russellville.
The Logan Industrial Development Authority, (IDA) will hold its regular monthly meeting following the LEAD meeting Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 8 a.m., in the Logan County Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room in the Harrison-Hite Building, 116 South Main Street, Russellville.
LEAD and IDA meetings are open to the public. All who live and/or do business in Logan County are welcome to attend. For more information, please call the LEAD office at 726-9575.
Home school field day
Logan County Home Educators Field Day will be held today at the Russellville City Park. Events will begin at 10 a.m. There will be information for new homeschoolers, as well as, next year’s co-op. For more information call Emily 755-2238 or Kathleen 604-2225.
Commissioner of Agriculture Candidates Visit Logan County
Commissioner of Agriculture Candidates Bob Farmer, Stewart Gritton, John Lackey and BD Wilson will hold a meet and greet today at 6 p.m. This will be held at the Logan County Democratic Headquarters at 141 S. Main, Russellville. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers after they each speak. Light refreshments will be served.
Logan County Democrats Meeting
Join the Logan County Democrats today at 6 p.m. at the Logan County Democratic Headquarters, 141 S. Main Street, for a meet and greet with the Commissioner of Agriculture candidates. A question and answer session will be provided for the farmers of Logan and Todd Counties. Life refreshments will be served. For more information contact Evelda Stearsman 725-9536 or 725-1508.
Benefit for Bro. Joe Carrico
There will be a benefit corn hole tournament for Brother Joe Carrico today at the city/county park. The tournament begins at 8 a.m. and costs $20 per team (bring your own partner) with the winners receiving a custom built and painted set of corn hole boards. There will be a cookout from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with hot dogs and drinks and a cake walk at noon. There will also be gospel music by Tim Harris at 3 p.m. For more information, call Dewayne Croft at 772-4772.
There will be a Lewisburg Cruise-in held today at 6 p.m. on Front Street next to McKinney Park in Lewisburg. All cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome to participate. Music and food will be available to insure that everyone has fun.
Olmstead Class of ’48 Reunion
The Olmstead High School class of 1948 will have a reunion today at the home of Evelyn Richardson, 5985 Orndorff Mill Road, Russellville. Anyone associated with the class is invited. Call 726-2905 for more information.
Strawberry Fest car show
The Adairville-South Logan Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its seventh annual Car and Tractor Show today as part of the 65th Strawberry Festival activities. The show will be from 1-4 p.m. on the Adairville square. Trophies will be awarded in the car, truck, tractor, lawn tractor and motorcycle category. A “People’s Choice” trophy will be awarded in the best automobile (car, truck, motorcycle) and tractor (tractor, lawn tractor) category.
There is a $15 entry fee for participants. There is no parking or admission fees for spectatotrs. Prizes will be raffled off throughout the event. The grand prize is two tickets will all-access passes to the July 23 NASCAR Nationwide Federated 300 race at the Nashville Superspeedway. For more information, call 270-772-0954.
Strawberry Festival 5K
The Strawberry Festival 5K Run, will start at 8 a.m.today at Adairville Baptist Church and fun run for kids starts at 9 a.m. For information call Jennifer Robertson at 539-4335. Forms available at City Hall in Adairville or can be mailed to you.
Single mothers and others
Pleasant Union General Baptist Church, Hwy 107 Deerlick, will be hosting a free oil change and yard sale today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. No early entry. There will be lots of good, usable clothing and household goods. For more information, call Steve or Emily at 725-1993.
DeGraffenried Chorale Spring Concert
The DeGraffenried Chorale will present a Spring Concert today at 2:30 pm at the Methodist Temple, 7th & Main streets, in Russellville. The concert will feature a wide range of musical styles ranging from folk songs to Broadway classics. The Chorale would like to invite everyone to attend this free concert and enjoy the beautiful selection of music.
Homecoming at Woodlawn Baptist Church
Bro. Euguene Reynolds will be preaching a Homecoming service at Woodlawn Baptist Church today at 11:00 a.m. followed by lunch. Signing will be at 1:30 p.m. by The Sneed Family a Souther Gospel Group from Glasgow . Church is located at 4140 Clarksville Rd. Russellville.
Singing at New Hope Baptist
The New Hope General Baptist Church in Lewisburg will be hosting The Sneed Family for a special worship service tonight at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited! Come expecting to receive a blessing from the Lord
Auburn Baptist Cruise-In
The cruise-in at Auburn Baptist Church has been rescheduled for today at 10 a.m. in the church parking lot. The outside service will begin at 11 a.m. with a cookout to follow. Everyone is welcome and asked to dress casual.
Wilkins retirement reception
Kaye Wilkins will be recognized at a retirement reception in her honor, hosted by the Russellville Board of Education, today from 2-4 p.m. at Stevenson Elementary School. She has given 37 years of dedicated service to the Russellville Independent School District, which has encompassed her entire professional career. Wilkins retired effective February 1, 2011. All friends, colleagues and the Russellville community are invited to attend the reception. She has requested no gifts, please.
Special service at Mt. Zion
The Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 255 South Morgan Street, where Rev. Fred D. Fort is the pastor, will be having Usher Day today at 2 p.m. The guest will be Rev. Roy Sweatt and Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Bowling Green.
Chandlers Accepting Nominations
Chandler’s School is accepting nominations for Site Based Decision Making Council. The deadline for nominations is today. Chandler’s SBDM has one 2 year vacancy and one 1 year vacancy to complete an unfinished term available. If you have any questions please call the school at 542-4139.
Little Miss Strawberry Festival Pageant
The Little Miss Strawberry Festival Pageant will be held today in Adairville. Registration forms are available at the News-Democrat & Leader, the Chamber of Commrce, Adairville City Hall, and all three Lewisburg Bank locations. Deadline to register is May 19.
The Strawberry Festival Adairville Idol Contest will be tonight at 6 p.m. Entry fee is $10. Application forms available at several locations in Adairville. For information call Donna Blake at 539-4341 or 772-2175. There are two age divisions – 2-15 and 16 and up. 1st , 2nd , and 3rd prizes in each category of $75, $50, and $25 plus trophies and $100 Adairville Idol prize. Sponsored by Lewisburg Banking Company.
Strawberry Festival Baby Show
The Adairville Strawberry Festival Baby Show will be today. Forms can be picked up at Adairville City Hall and all three Lewisburg Bank locations. The deadline to register is May 19.
Fallen Heroes Ride
The fifth annual Fallen Heroes ride will be today beginning with registration at 8 a.m. at the American Legion Post in Russellville. A $10 donation is requested for each motorcycle or vehicle with all proceeds being given to the Josh Moore Scholarship Fund.