Dairy Days for 2017 have come and gone. It was a busy time for the people in the Norris City area. I did get to see the parade, but I didn’t get to see any of the other activities, since I spent Dairy Days working at the Masonic Lodge with our [Read more…]
I have often wondered why our ancestors from Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Tennessee stopped off in Southern Illinois to settle when looking for new land. I have found some reasons. [Read more…]
I got to thinking that back when Dairy Days started in 1947, Norris City was an entirely different community than it is today. I am from people of the “old school” tradition. [Read more…]
Patriot’s Day in the United States is September 11. Norris City mayor Roy Kissell recently signed a proclamation declaring September 17 – 23, 2017 as Constitution Week. [Read more…]
I don’t know where the first part of this year has gone. Now we are already planning fall festival events.
We know that when the DuQuoin State Fair starts the end of August through Labor Day, then all of our local [Read more…]