Two Rivers Wine Tour – Sept 13

Two Rivers Wine Tour is Saturday, September 13 and includes four stops: Spirit Knob Winery in Ursa, Village Vineyard in Camp Point, Ridge View Winery in Mt. Sterling and Hopewell Winery in Summer Hill. Lunch is included at Spirit Knob. Food also available for sale at last stop, Hopewell Winery, along with live music. A … Continue reading

Crimestoppers – August 28

Pike County Sheriff’s Department is investigating theft of a 14 foot Ringo single axle utility trailer, reported stolen August 21 and taken sometime during the previous two weeks from 18521, US Highway 54, Rockport.  If anyone has information on this or any other crime taking place in Pike County, call Crime Stoppers, 217-285-1500.  You will … Continue reading

HCE Christmas In October – October 11 – Pittsfield IL

HCE “Christmas in October” sponsored by Pike County HCE is Oct, 11, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Farm Bureau Building, Pittsfield. Vendors with handcrafted items are needed. Theme is “It’s a Blue Blue Christmas”. Costs of a table is $10. Anyone interested call Ann Ferguson, 285-4077 or Rayola Daniel, 285 9795.

New Canton Harvest Festival

New Canton Harvest Festival is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6. Theme is “New Canton in Wonderland.” Events begin Friday: 6 p.m. Opening Ceremonies. 7 p.m. Royalty Contests: Queen, Jr. Miss, Little Miss and Little Mister. Saturday: 9 a.m. Baby and Toddler Contests. 1 p.m. Grand Parade. 2:30-4 p.m. band “Loaded.” 4-7 p.m. Fried chicken dinner. … Continue reading

Apple Festival Talent Show – September 20 – Griggsville, IL

The Griggsville Apple Festival is looking for entries for its annual talent contest.  The contest will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 beginning at 6:30 p.m.  The Jr. Division will be from 6:30-7 p.m., with a break for other activities, then the Sr. Division will resume around 8:15 p.m.  Background music for vocalists will need to … Continue reading

Apple Festival Car and Bike Show – September 20 – Griggsville, IL

Griggsville Apple Festival Car and Bike show in downtown Griggsville.  Special quest for the weekend is the Illinois Patriot Guard Fallen Heroes Traveling Memorial Wall.  100% of the proceeds from this show will be donated to the Fallen Heroes Memorial Wall and Toys for Tots.  Registration is 8 a.m.-noon.  Registration fee is $20 for cars/trucks … Continue reading