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Live Music – May 2 – Detroit, IL

The Southern Gospel recording artists,  The Chosen Ones, will be appearing May 2 at 6:15 pm at the Detroit Christian Church in Detroit, located 7 miles East of Pittsfield on State Hwy 106.  Cookies, finger foods, sandwiches, iced tea and coffee will begin at 5:30 pm in the church annex.  For more information about this event, please contact Steve Haskins at 217-891-7616.

Taste of Pike Food & Home Show – May 2 – Pittsfield, IL

The Taste of Pike Food & Home Show will be held on Saturday, May 2 at the Crossroads Center in Pittsfield.  Event will take place from 11 am to 4 pm with Free-will donation for admission.  Food and drink will be available to sample and purchase along with other vendor items.  Come on out for a fun filled day and enjoy foods from Pike County, crafts and home ideas!  There will be a Silent Auction and a raffle for a $500 meat bundle.  Admission, raffle and auction money will benefit the Pike County Fire Department.  For info call Chris at Save-A-Lot at (217) 285-5712.

*Still taking vendors through April 12!

Sunrise Services – April 5 – Pearl, IL

Sunrise services at Greenpond Christian Church will be Sunday, April 5 at 7 am.  Breakfast and an Easter Egg hunt to follow service.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Harvest Festival Soup & Sandwich Meal – April 7 – New Canton, IL

The New Canton Harvest Festival committee is hosting a soup and sandwich meal at the Community of Christ Church in New Canton on Tuesday, April 7 at 11 am.  Chili, vegetable, and chicken noodle soup will be served along with two types of sandwiches and desserts.

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.

Fish/Chicken Fry – May 2 – Hull, IL

The Hull-Kinderhook Fire Protection District will be having their bi-annual Fish/Chicken Fry on Saturday, May 2 from 11 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm at the Fire Station, 320 West Highway 106 in Hull.  Fish, chicken, potato salad, baked beans, fried potatoes, assorted desserts, coffee, tea, kool-aid and lemonade.  Funds raised go toward purchase of equipment, vehicles and fire department training.

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.

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.

PHS Food & Toy Drive Begins This Week – Pittsfield, IL

check this out buttonPHS Student Council Food and Toy Drive began this week. Food, personal items and money for 20 families and 30 senior citizens will be collected. Each child receives a toy they have specified on a wish list, plus an outfit (top and bottom) of winter clothing, unless they have specified an other clothing need. Clubs and organizations are asked to bring specific items.

A giving tree with gift tags will be in the front foyer by November 17. Purchases must be new items only. Money will also be collected in homerooms. Final day to contribute is Friday, December 17. Homeroom with the most points will enjoy a celebration in January. Contact Mrs. Davidsmeyer or Mrs. Aebel for more information.

Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner – Nov 20 – Pittsfield, IL

thanksgiving1The Pittsfield United Methodist Women invite you to their Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner on Thursday, November 20 from 11 am to 1 pm. Only $10 dine in or carry out adult tickets. Dinner includes turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, green beans, creamed turnips, cranberry salad and pie. The dinner will be held at the Orr Hall. No need to find a parking place, just drive thru and follow the signs!