Mayor Roy Kissel asked the Norris City village board members on Monday night for possible names to fill the vacancy recently created by the death of Carl Whipple, stating he has 60 days to make an appointment. After that, the board has 30 days to accept or reject the nomination. Mayor Kissel would like to submit his recommendation at the next meeting. The appointment would serve until the 2021 Spring election. The Mayor stated that his preference would be to have someone who would run for the seat in that election. [Read more...]
The Norris City board will meet Monday night, July 6 at 7 p.m. at Village Hall and give consideration to filling the recent vacancy caused by the death of former Mayor Carl Whipple. [Read more...]
The Norris City Memorial Public Library District is currently accepting resumes and seeking qualified applicants for the position of Library Director. [Read more...]
Welcome back!!! The Norris City Public Library is happy to announce that we have opened our doors!
Our new temporary hours are Monday – Friday 11 AM – 5 PM. (We will be closed on Friday, July 3rd.) We would like to say THANK YOU to our patrons and community for their patience and understanding during the library's closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to be patient with us as we are moving forward opening with precautions to try and maintain the care and safety of our patrons, staff and community. Our PORCH PICKUP SERVICE will still be available for those who do not want to come into the library at this time. Please feel free to call the library @ 378-3713 for more information.
My dad, Charles Oliver, and Norris Bruce, father of Carolyn Bruce and Betty Bruce McKenzie, always talked about swimming in Johnson’s Pond. Dad and Norris were just a few months apart in age (Dad was born in December 1902 and Norris a few months later in 1903). They were good friends and used to play together and get into mischief together when they were young boys. One trick they played on Norris Bruce’s dad, Anderson Bruce, got Anderson so mad that Norris went home with Dad and stayed for two weeks, but that is another story. [Read more...]