Today's Features

    Wednesday, Aug. 3
    • Wright’s Corner Unit of Home and Community Education, 11 a.m., Effingham Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.

  • When Julie Wollerman was sworn into office by Judge Gene Schwarm on July 18, she became the new superintendent of Regional Office of Education No. 3 (Bond, Fayette and Effingham counties), the first woman to serve in the position.

  • Egg Production Goes Down (as temperatures go up)
    The girls (hens), Anita and Blackie, have cut back on the egg production this week, but that’s OK. If it is too hot to lay the eggs, it is also too hot to cook them.

  • Legion Auxiliary
    The St. Peter American Legion Auxiliary Unit 380 met at the Legion Home at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, with 11 members present.

    Wednesday, July 27
    • Royal Neighbors of America #5784, 1 p.m., Phillips Building. The RNA is collecting school supplies, which need to be taken to the meeting.

  • Blood drive Aug. 9 at Liberty Christian

    A blood drive will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Liberty Christian Church from 2:30-6:30 p.m.
    Donors are entered in a drawing to win a $250 weekly gas card, and will be entered in a car giveaway sweepstakes.
    Appointments can be made by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or by visiting www.redcrossblood.org. Use the Liberty Christian code to schedule an appointment.
    All donors must present a photo identification.

    All-church garage sale at Liberty

  • By Edith Elliott
    No matter what turn of events change, the Evergreen Outreach “planned” program, it all works out to be outstanding. It has to be a “God” thing.
    There are absolutely no words to tell how great Patricia and David Pence “SoftFIRE” are. You must come and hear them.

  • Larry DeLawder, an award-winning impersonator, comic and harmonica player,  will be featured at Brownstown First Christian Church this Sunday at 6 p.m.

  • I once asked a man if he knew Jesus as his savior. “That’s personal,” he replied.

  • Rylee Suzanne Sasse
    Levi and Bre Sasse of Vandalia are the parents of a girl born at 9:55 a.m. on Friday, June 3, 2011, at Greenville Regional Hospital in Greenville.