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.


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.

Live Music by Kin Folk’s – Jan 31 – Pittsfield, IL

Pike County Senior Center will have the band “Kin Folk’s” on Saturday, January 31, weather permitting.  There will be food at 5:30 pm and music starts at 7 pm.  This will be the last band until April.  If there is a lot of snow or ice, event will be cancelled.

Benefit for Bud Smith family – Jan 24 – Pittsfield

Pittsfield Moose Lodge will host a benefit for Bud Smith family on Saturday, January 24 in Pittsfield.  The event will begin at 3 pm.  There is a 50/50 raffle and silent auction.  Food will be available for donation.  For information call Kent Gallaher at 217-779-8141.

Higbee Memorial Garden Fund Needs Your Help

community event buttonThe Higbee Memorial Garden Fund needs your help. Please help by placing your donation in one of the boxes at Casteels, Farmers State Bank, Barry Bank, Farmers National Bank, United Community Bank, Carlinville National Bank, Save-A-Lot and County Market. This is an important part of Pittsfield’s history7 and year end donations are still tax deductible. Anyone with questions concerning the Memorial Garden may call Lloyd Lawber at 217-242-4253 or Bob Evans at 217-491-2391.

Saukee Nation Pancake & Sausage Breakfast – Jan 17- Pittsfield, IL

sub-logoSaukee Nation Pancake and Sausage Breakfast and membership drive will be Saturday, January 17 from 7 am to 11 am at the Crossroads Center dining room. Purchase tickets at home Saukee basketball games or by calling 217-473-6290 or 217-491-3522.

Puzzlebox: Autism Awareness & Support Group Meeting – Jan 19 – Pittsfield, IL

autismPuzzlebox: Autism Awareness & Support Group will meet Monday, January 19, 6-7:45 pm at 3rd floor conference room at Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield.
Anyone affected by autism or anyone interested in learning more about the spectrum is invited to attend. Puzzlebox is a free open group dedicated to raising awareness of autism spectrum disorders as well as provide support to those affected by autism. We engage in group discussion, topic discussion, host speakers and work toward fundraising projected to benefit local community in its efforts to raise awareness for autism.

For information contact Taylor Sweeting, via email at or via cell phone 217-370-8142, work phone 217-285-2113 ext 3277. Join us for an evening of awareness, support and sharing. Refreshments will be served.