Crime Stoppers – May 1

Pike County Sheriff’s Department responded to 235 West Middle Street in Nebo on a complaint of criminal damage to property.  On April 24, between the hours of 6 pm and 7 pm, the window of a 1989 Chevrolet pickup was broken out.

If you have information on this or any other crimes taking place in Pike County, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 217-285-1500.  All calls are anonymous, and if tips lead to an arrest, you will be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward.

Wounded Warrior Cookout – May 23 – Nebo, IL

A big Rib Fest cook-out and concert will be happening in Nebo, Illinois in support of the Wounded Warrior Foundation.

Saturday, May 23 is the day at Heartland Sunset Valley Lodge at 38789 115th Avenue, outside of Nebo. A free will donation will be accepted for the Wounded Warrior Foundation, with gates opening at 9:00 a.m. and opening ceremonies beginning at 9:30 a.m.

1,200 pounds of ribs will be cooked up, plus hot dogs, brats and side dishes.

Live music will start at 10:00 a.m. Bands include, The Harmans, Black Suede Band, Stomping Ground and Country Soul. Music will go on until 7:30 p.m.

Donations can also be sent to Kenny Hubbard, 545 Park Street, Nebo, Illinois, 62355. Questions can be answered by calling 217-734-9239, or by sending e-mail to kennhub@frontier.com

 

Life Conference at Nebo Baptist Church = April 12-16 = Nebo, IL

The Nebo Baptist Church is having a “Life Conference” April 12-16 at 7:30 pm.  The conference will feature guest speakers along with special music.  Refreshments and fellowship will follow.  Everyone is invited to attend this special event.  If you have any questions call the church at 217-734-2572.

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.

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Please limit your nominations to the survey in the link above. We appreciate your comment submissions but there is a possibility a nomination may be missed by not filling out the survey.

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.

IDNR Hunter Safety Course – Feb 26 – Nebo, IL

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Hunter Safety Course is February 26, 6-9 pm and February 28, 8 am – 4 pm at the Nebo D.O.G. House, 163rd South Main St, Nebo.  Lunch will be served at Saturday session.

Pre-registration is required.  The first 60 people to register will only be accepted, due to space limitations.  Call Bill Graham, 217-242-5589 or Scott Campbell, 217-734-2395 for more information or to register.  Must be present for both sessions and complete and pass a written test given on Saturday.