The Nebo Community Club will be making Apple Butter on October 4. We need pint and quart jars if anyone would like to donate. Call Kelly Hill at 217-734-2418 if you have any jars and she will arrange to pick them up.
The annual “Back to Dexter Day” celebration will be Saturday, September 13 at the Dexter School House east of Perry. This is a get-together for past students, old friends and new friends. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. A carry-in potluck meal will be held in the yard, beginning at noon. Bring food to share … Continue reading
Hopewell Winery will host the annual Chamber of Commerce fundraiser on Tuesday, Sept 23 at Hopewell Winery in Summer Hill. Country Financial is the sponsor of the cookout this year, contributing to the cost of the meat. In addition each attendee will be entered into a drawing for a Kindle Fire HDX, compliments of Country … Continue reading
This Sunday is the New Hartford Christian Church’s Annual Fish Fry. Bring your appetite and enjoy great food and fellowship! The meal starts at 5:00 pm followed by a concert by Saved By Grace at 6:00 pm. If you can’t make it to the meal and can get there in time for the concert, come … Continue reading
The Pike County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a 2-vehicle accident, which took place on IL-96 North of New Canton on Sept. 6 at approximately 9:12 pm. One vehicle, a white colored GMC Denali, remained on scene while the second unidentified vehicle was last seen traveling north. If you have any information on this or any … Continue reading
The Christian Church in Pleasant Hill will begin their fall tutoring and after school program on September 16. Tutoring will be Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 – 5:30 pm at the Christian Church and will be staffed by teachers or college graduate professionals. There is no charge but donations of tutoring supplies, items for the … Continue reading
Small towns often have the best parties, and there’s no party more fun than the Milton Corn Carnival! This year’s theme is “They’re Gonna Put Me in the Movies!” The Corn Carnival is always the fourth weekend in September. Events are held on the square in Milton. Be sure to check out the Milton Corn … Continue reading
Do you know if your child seat is the right one for you, or installed properly? Visit Illini Hospital ambulance garage on September 20 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm to check your car seat for proper installation and advice on how to choose the right car seat and properly install it in your vehicle. … Continue reading
Be on the lookout for the Saukee Black Out shirts or sweatshirts! The first Saukee Black Out Night is October 10 at the Varsity football game against Pleasant Plains. Shirts and/or sweatshirts will be on sale soon and the designs will be “general” to accommodate for any sports’ Black Out Night. Order forms and pricing … Continue reading
The Pittsfield High School Class of 1954 will have an informal open house on Friday, September 19 from 5-7:30 pm in the north room of The Dome on Madison in Pittsfield. Any graduate of the 1950s is invited to drop by.