Nominate your favorite Business or Establishment in Pike County!

We love receiving suggestions on how we can improve our site & our reader’s experience with us.  One awesome suggestion was to highlight area businesses each week.  This is a suggestion we’re happy to take to heart and make happen!

Please take a moment and fill out our quick and easy survey to nominate your favorite place in Pike County Illinois and Missouri.  All responses and information we collect will remain anonymous and your privacy will be maintained at all times.  Your input will help others find the great hidden gems of our county.

http://bit.ly/businesshighlightPCH

Food Pantry for Southern Pike County

Food Pantry serving the southern Pike County areas: Nebo, Pleasant Hill, Pearl and Belleview.  Transportation is available.  Please call Pastor Darin Workman 217-734-2803. Pantry will be open every third Saturday of each month.

Scholarships Available

College Jr & Sr’s in the field of teacher education can apply for a $1500 scholarship sponsored by Illinois Retired Teacher’s Association.  For information contact Susan@irtaonline.org or call 800-728-4782.  The deadline is March 7.

Pancake & Sausage Day – Jan 31 – Hull, IL

The Hull Lions Club annual pancake and sausage day will be January 31.  All you can eat pancakes and sausage will be available from 6 am to 1 pm.

Barry American Legion Events – Jan 31 & March 7 – Barry, IL

The Barry American Legion will have bingo games at the Legion building on January 31.  They will also have their annual pancake & sausage breakfast on March 7 from 6-11 am.

Crime Stoppers – Jan 21

Pike County Sheriff’s Department responded to a Cell Tower site located at 642 State Highway 106 in Hull January 14 to a report of a theft.  At approximately 3:30 am unknown suspects entered the site and stole copper electrical wire.  Theft was not noticed until later in the morning. If you have information on this, or any other crime taking place in Pike County call Crime Stoppers, 217-285-1500.  Callers are never asked to identify themselves, and if your tip leads to an arrest you will be eligible for a cash reward.