Bright Star Bible Study – Tues. & Wed. – Perry & Griggsville, IL

The Bright Star Methodist Cooperative Parish Bible Study for spring 2014 will be held every tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Perry United Methodist Church and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Griggsville United Methodist Church.  Both are studying the book of Ezekiel.  The Bible study is sponsored by the 7 congregations of the Bright … Continue reading

Food Manager Certification Class – August 19 & 26 – Pittsfield, IL

Initial Food Manager’s Certification classes will be held at the Carl’s Cardinal Inn in Pittsfield, hosted by the Pike County Health Department.  The first class will be Aug. 19 and the second Aug. 26.  Both classes are from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Class sizes are limited.  Application forms may be downloaded at or … Continue reading

Mike Rumple Benefit – July 26 – Pittsfield, IL

There will be a benefit for the Mike Rumple family at the home of Billy and Heidi Doyle Saturday, July 26 at 1 p.m.  The benefit is put together by friends to help Mike and his family.  Mike has been unable to work since October 2013 due to surgeries and complications.  There will be a … Continue reading

Pittsfield Garden Club Meeting – July 25 – Pittsfield, IL

Pittsfield Garden Club will meet July 25 at 2 p.m. at Larry and Vickie Harshman’s home, 22797 Highway 54, Pittsfield.  This is between the Y and New Harford, about 1 1/2 – 2 miles past the Y on the right hand side of the road.  The program will be a tour of their flower garden.  … Continue reading

Exciting News about the East Pike Lending Library!

The East Pike Lending Library in Detroit is open 10 am – 2 pm Monday through Friday and 9 am – 1 pm Saturday. There will be a ribbon cutting and fundraiser on Saturday, August 9 beginning at 3:30 pm. Come enjoy a pulled pork sandwich, potato salad, baked beans, drink and dessert for a … Continue reading

Don’t forget about the great clubs and groups you can join!

It’s easy to forget that Pike County is full of amazing and fun groups and clubs for you to be a part of. You can always double check your favorite club in our “Area Clubs” menu button at the top of the page, but let us refresh your memory as to what’s out there! Stamp … Continue reading

Pike County Dental Clinic Now Accepting Adults!

Pike County Dental Clinic now offers appointments for adults who have coverage through the Illinois Medicaid system. Effective July 1, 2014, the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services reinstated covered dental services for adults. While the covered services have some limits, adults with Illinois Medicaid coverage are encouraged to call the Pike County Dental … Continue reading

Retirement Party for Peg Ratliff – July 27 – Griggsville, IL

A retirement party is planned for Peg Ratliff, who is retiring from teaching at Griggsville-Perry School. The celebration is at the Griggsville Park, 12:15 pm. Come and join in wishing Peg good luck in her retirement! Before the party, Bright Star Worship is 10 am and potluck is 11 am. Everyone is invited to the … Continue reading