New Canton Harvest Festival Vendors Needed – September 5-6 – New Canton

PCH festivals fairs New Canton Harvest Festival Committee invites anyone to have a vendor stand during their ‘Alice In Wonderland’ Themed festival Sept. 5-6. Set-up will be Sept. 2-4. Call Niki Malone, 217-242-3380 or email for pricing. Hope to see you there.

Memorial Day Observance – May 26 – Barry, IL

memorial day veteran militaryBarry American Legion will visit area cemeteries Memorial Day, May 26 and will leave the Legion building no later than 9 am. Ceremony at Kinderhook Cemetery is 9:30; Shearer Cemetery at New Canton 10 am; Taylor Martin Cemetery by El Dara 10:30am; then to Barry to march from Lafayette Park to Park Lawn Cemetery; and leave Lafayette Park 11 am.

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!

Crime Stoppers – April 16

CrimeStoppers LogoPike County Sheriff’s Department is investigating reports of damaged soda vending machines in Hull, Kinderhook, and New Canton. The damage was discovered between April 9 and April 10 where unknown person(s) attempted to gain access to the vending machines. Damage could have taken place during a 2-week period. If you have information or have seen suspicious activity around the vending machines in the aforementioned towns, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 217-285-1500. Calls are anonymous and if information leads to an arrest, you will be eligible for a cash reward.

Slow Pitch Teams Needed!

local sports buttonLooking for Slow Pitch Teams for a tournament to be held in Memory of Dallas “Beefy” Main on April 18 & 19 at the New Canton ball field. Four teams are needed. Cost is $100 per team. Call or text Carla Erke at 217-430-7898 for more information. Proceeds from this tournament will go towards the concession stand and restrooms at the New Canton ball field.

New Canton Harvest Festival fundraiser – March 18 – New Canton

PCH festivals fairs The New Canton Harvest Festival Committee will hold a soup luncheon and supper on Tuesday, March 18 at the New Canton Community of Christ Church. Lunch is from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm and supper begins at 4:30 pm. Menu will be chili, vegetable soup, sandwiches, dessert and drink for free will donation. All donations are greatly appreciated. Proceeds will go to the New Canton Harvest Festival.

City Council Meeting dates for February

Town Government Events buttonWe are granted many civic rights and duties, including the right to attend our local goverment meetings to make sure our elected officials are working in our best interests. Do your civic duty and attend a city council meeting!

Monday, Feb 3:
Barry City Council – 7 pm
Hull Village Board – 7 pm

Tuesday, Feb 4:
Pittsfield City Council – 7:30 pm

Wednesday, Feb 5:
BBA Meeting – 5 pm
Hadley HEA – 1:30 pm
Griggsville Town Board – 7 pm
Pleasant Hill Town Board – 7 pm
New Salem Village Board – 7 pm
Pleasant Vale Township @ New Canton Town Hall – 7 pm

Soup & Sandwich Supper – Jan 25 – New Canton, IL

Church Event ButtonThe New Canton Church  will hold their annual soup & sandwich supper on Saturday, January 25.  Serving will begin at 4:30 pm.  There will be 3 kinds of soup and 2 kinds of sandwiches with homemade desserts.  Carry-outs will be available.  Donations will be accepted.  Proceeds will go to church missions in Chatanooga, TN.

For more information call (217) 440-6610.

Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Dinner – Nov 19 – New Canton

Food buttonThe Community of Christ Church of New Canton will host their 45th annual Senior Citizen’s Thanksgiving Dinner on Tuesday, November 19 at Noon.  Turkey, dressing and all the “fixin’s” will be available.  Carryout is available and all is by donation only.  For more info pleased call Mary Jo Phillips at 217-440-6610.