Let’s Make Apple Butter! – Oct 4 – Nebo, IL

community event buttonThe 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.

Community Club Meeting – Sept 4 – Nebo, IL

community event buttonThe Nebo Community Club will hold their next meeting on Thursday, September 4. Residents are invited to attend this meeting and provide ideas for next year. Community help is needed to help make the annual events a success. The Club also needs help and support to fix the roof of the gym. There are several leaks in the roof as everyone found out on Saturday. Please contact Kevin Killebrew if you can come and help.

Support your local Fire Department!

pch fire departmentShow your support for the Spring Creek Fire Department (Nebo, IL) by purchasing a paracord red & black bracelet! Each bracelet is only $20 and $10 of each sale goes directly towards the Spring Creek Fire Department. Click HERE to be redirected to Facebook and the location you can make your purchase.

Vin Fiz Planning – Nebo, IL

PCH festivals fairsPlanning for this year’s Vin Fiz has started. The Theme is “The 50’s”. Nominations for the Parade Grand Marshal are being taken. Call Kelly Hill with your nominations at 217-734-2418 or see any member. To sign up for the Miss Vin Fiz or the Jr. Miss Vin Fiz, call Angie Grammar at 217-653-8477 or Lori Clendenny at 217-734-1811 or 217-883-9234; the deadline is June 30. The deadline to sign up for the Baby, Lil’ Mr & Miss and Prince & Princess pageants has been extended until June 13. Call Melissa Scranton at 217-491-7088 or Jessica Clark at 618-535-4734 to sign up.

Nebo Town-Wide Yard Sales – May 17

yardsalesign_lgNebo will host their town-wide yard sales on Saturday, May 17 from 8am to 4pm. If you would like to participate, please contact Sandy Taylor at 217-248-4960. If no answer, please leave a message and she will return your call. She can also be reached via email at sandi1959@gmail.com The town plans to provide a map with addresses of each sale participating with a brief description of items available.

Don’t Get Rid of Your Prom Dresses!

Pageant Flyer colorLadies, if we can have your attention for a moment. Please don’t get rid of your gorgeous prom dresses once prom season is over. You can wear it again (your parents will love that they’re getting their money’s worth out of your dress lol)! Keep that dress and wear it in the Pittsfield Fall Festival in August! You know you looked amazing in it once, so make sure to wow everyone one more time before you move onto the next year’s fashion!

Keep an eye on the local papers, Pike County Happenings, the Pittsfield Fall Festival Facebook page, and listen to WBBA to stay up to date on Fall Festival info. This is a great pageant to be a part of, don’t be shy, own that catwalk!

Nebo High School Alumni Reunion – May 23 – Nebo, IL

class reunion buttonMark your calendar! You are invited to attend the Nebo High School Alumni Reunion to be held at the Nebo Gym/Community Building on May 23rd, 2014. Doors will open at 5:30 for registration and visiting. Meal will be served at 6:30. Everyone is invited to attend this gathering, whether or not you were a graduate or not.

The meal will be catered and the non-refundable reservations of, $15.00 per person, need to be received no later than May 15th. Make checks payable to Bette Garrison, 21924 Pike 251, Louisiana, Mo. 63353

Area Cemetery Cleaning Schedules

grave2cArea cemeteries are gearing up for Spring and announcing their cleaning day schedules. Be sure to know when your local cemetery will be cleaning so that you can retrieve your items from graves.

GRIGGSVILLE: Griggsville Cemetery will begin clean up on March 25. Please remove all flowers & decorations. Anything left after March 25 will be disposed of.

NEBO: Annual cleanup for the Nebo Cemetery will begin on April 1. Please remove everything you want to save from around grave site such as flowers, decorations, etc. by April 1. After cleanup, you are free to return all grave decorations.

PERRY: Perry Cemetery clean up will be on Saturday, March 22 at 1pm. Donations are welcome.

PLEASANT HILL: The annual cleaning of Crescent Heights Cemetery will begin on March 15. Please remove all flowers, containers and grave decorations you wish to save by that date. Anything left after March 15th will be disposed of.


If you know of other area cemetery cleanup days, please email your information to us at pikecountyhappenings@outlook.com or send to us via the Contact Us page.