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City of Lewisburg Meetings July 2015

1. The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, July 6th at 12 noon, the the Historic First Avenue Building, 207 1st Avenue North, Lewisburg, TN 37091.

2. The Lewisburg Gas department Monthly Board meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 8th at 4:30 pm located at 505 N. Ellington Parkway.

City of Lewisburg to Hold Parkway Dedication Ceremony Honoring Dont'a Hightower

The City of Lewisburg will honor Dont'a Hightower, outstanding linebacker and Super Bowl XLIX winner for the New England Patriots on Saturday, July 4th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. A designated section of 1st Avenue North just off of the town square will be known as the "Dont'a Hightower Parkway". From time to time the Mayor and Council for the City of Lewisburg see fit to dedicate certain streets and or roads to honor those outstanding citizens whose efforts and accomplishments have rebounded to great benefit and pride of all citizens of Lewisburg.

Dont'a Hightower certainly meets these accomplishments and truly epitomizes the idea example that faith, diligence, and hard work can assuredly lead to great things. Dont'a began his illustrious career as an outstanding football phenom as a player for Marshall County High School and went on to play for the University of Alabama achieving 2 National Championships.

Dont'a was a first round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, and was selected by the New England Patriots. The City of Lewisburg feels such accomplishments should not go without recognition and that the citizens of Lewisburg and Marshall County will recognize and remember the honor and pride that Dont'a Hightower had brought to our community and they too may be inspired by his success.

The Dedication Ceremony will be at the corner of Church Street and 1st Avenue on the Lewisburg Square around 11:00 a.m. Following the dedication of Hightower Parkway, Dont’a will be presenting the Lewisburg Pee Wee Football Program with 90 sets of new shoulder pads and equipment for the youth program in Lewisburg. Academy Sports and Outdoors has signed on to assist in providing equipment, which Hightower will purchase and pick up at the Franklin, TN location on July 3rd at 1 p.m. He will be available for photos and interviews at the Academy store for approximately 15 minutes following the purchase of the football equipment.

In addition to the equipment, Hightower will be donating additional funds to the City of Lewisburg to help sponsor the July 4th fireworks show that will be enjoyed by the entire community after the July 4th Miss Marshall County Pageant.

Dont’a Hightower, a former All-American and two time BCS National Champion at the Unviersity of Alabama, was drafted by the New England Patriots with the 25th overall pick of the first round in the 2012 NFL Draft. Hightower is an alumnus of Marshall County High School and the Marshall County Tiger Football Team.

Red Cross Urges Blood And Platelet Donations To Make Up For Expected Shortfall Due To Fourth of July Holiday Travel

More than 40 percent of regular donors may be traveling and unavailable to give


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 29, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment now to give blood or platelets and help prevent a summer shortage.


The call for donations is supported by a recent survey of Red Cross blood and platelet donors showing that more than 40 percent plan to travel the week before or after Independence Day, an indicator that many eligible donors may be unavailable to give. In addition, fewer blood drives are scheduled the week before and after Independence Day, because many hosting organizations postpone blood drives while people are on vacation.


Blood donors with all types, especially O negative, A negative and B negative, and platelet donors are urged to schedule an appointment. Those who come to donate from July 2-6 will receive a Red Cross embroidered baseball cap, while supplies last. To make an appointment and for more information, download the free Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Offices to Close for the July 4th Holiday 2015

1. The Marshall County Courthouse, Courthouse Annex, and Hardison Annex will all be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015. all three buildings will reopen at their regular business ours on Monday, July 6, 2015.

2. The office of Town Hall in Cornersville will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. The office will re-open on Monday July 6th at the regular hour of 7:30 am.

3. The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities at 624 West Commerce Street, Lewisburg will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. the office will reopen Monday, July 6th at 8:00 am.

4. All City of Lewisburg offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. The trash and recycle pick up for Friday will be serviced as normal.

Town of Cornersville Meetings July 2015

1. the Town of Cornersville will have its regular monthly meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 6:30 pm at Town Hall in Cornersville. This meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.

2. The Cornersville Planning Commission will have a meeting on Tuesday, July 7th at 6:30 p.m. at the Cornersville Town Hall.

Vacancy on Marshall County School Board

Anyone desiring to apply for the unexpired term of Charlie R. Perryman must be a registered voter and reside in the 1st District of Marshall County, send notice of intention to the County Mayor’s Office at 1108 Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg, TN 37091 by July 14, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. This appointment will be made by the Marshall County Commission, meeting in regular session on July 27, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Marshall County Courthouse Annex Building, room 2204, Lewisburg, TN.  The appointment will be to fill the school board position until the term expires August 30, 2016.

Missing Child: Endangered Runaway

Age: 16
Sex: Female
Race: Unknown
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Height: 5'4
Weight: 145
NIC# M282666882
Missing From: Lavergne, Tennessee
Missing Since: 06/17/2015
Details: A Middle Tennessee Endangered Child Alert has been issued for the La Vergne Police Department for 16-year old Leticia Diaz. Leticia is a Hispanic
female who was last seen at her residence on June 15, 2015. She was last seen with an adult male in Smyrna, TN on June 20, 2015. She has a medical condition and
does not have her medication with her. It is unknown what Leticia was wearing and the direction of travel is unknown.
If you know of her where abouts, call Lavergne Police Department Officer Scott Hudgens 615-793-7744 1-800-TBI-FIND

City of Lewisburg Receives Enhancement Grant from the State of TN

Governor Bill Haslam, Senator Jim Tracy, and Representative Billy Spivey were all in Lewisburg Tuesday morning to present the City of Lewisburg with a check for $701,138.00. This grant money was awarded after a lengthy and very competitive process.

Towns and communities all over the state had to submit applications and go through many steps to be considered for this grant. The Enhancement Grant is awarded through the State of Tennessee Transportation Department and is ear-marked for alternative transportation such as greenways, sidewalks, and biking trails. This money will be used in Phase 1 of the downtown project to revitalize 1st Ave from Church Street to Rock Creek Park. Senator Jim Tracy was excited for Lewisburg and felt that the improvement of the downtown area of Lewisburg would lead to better enjoyment of the city especially during events such as The Goats, Music, and More Festival and events on the Lewisburg Square. Representative Spivey thanked Governor Haslem for his dedication to the growth and improvement of small communities across the state and his friendship to the people of Marshall County.

The presentation ended when City Manager Randal Dunn and city council members presented him with a basket of products made in Marshall County.


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New Marshall Happenings Policy 2013

Beginning January 1, 2013 all Marshall Happenings events must be submitted no less than 10 days prior to the date. WJJM allows all non for profit organizations to post community events on this program at no charge. We ask for your cooperation with the new policy effective January 1, 2013. This policy will also apply to all Church benefits and special services mentioned on the Church Bulletin program.

WJJM Trading Post Policy

Trading post will no longer post odd jobs, if you want to do work, mow lawns etc, you can pre-pay $1.00 per day to be posted on the WJJM Classified page on the web site. Trading post is for non- commercial use only and will only post items for sale, items to give away, and lost and found items. If you have a Garage or Yard Sale those sales are announced on Bargain Finders that airs on Wednesday through Friday at 9:15 am and 2:15 pm for $3.00 per day. If you would like your odd job posted on Bargain Finders, you may pre-pay $3.00 per day.  

Trading Post airs Monday through Friday 7:30 am, 12:30 pm, 5:30 pm and is sponsored by the Lewisburg Farm Center “The Best Little Feed Store in Marshall County”. The 12:30 and 5:30 shows are special live call in shows on the request line,  359-6359 or 866-796-9556.