The new playground is almost ready for visitors. The Parks and Recreation committee is reporting that the first layer of the rubber has been laid down and another one is to be done. The fence is still up around the area and the committee asks people to not cross the barrier at this time. It will be completed and open soon enough.
August 5, 1932 — September 15, 2023
Bertha A. "Bert" Morris, 91, of Norris City, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2023, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born on August 5,1932, in Hamilton County, IL the daughter of Robert Newton and Bertha Agnes (Hughes) Edwards. Bert married Francis E. "F.E." Morris on April 8, 1947 and he preceded her in death on April 4, 2012. Bert was a lifelong member of Village Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where she was very active and served as an elder. She enjoyed watching her daytime soap operas and Gunsmoke, as well as collecting antiques and costume jewelry. Bert loved taking care of her kids and grandchildren and was a friend to everyone.
Kelly Ackerman of Kelly's Quick Stop in Norris City recently gave a check for $300.00 to the NCPD for the purchase of Dairy Day ride tickets. The tickets will be distributed by Norris City Police officers.
The Village of Norris City is accepting sealed bids until October 10, 2023 for the following personal properties:
-2002 Ford F-250 with Snow Plow with 105,000 miles [Read more...]
An ethical conduct ordinance sent by Brown and Roberts Engineering to the Village of Norris City will, if implemented, put the Village’s nepotism policy at odds with the ordinance, Village Attorney Nathan Rowland explained to the board. The engineering firm sent a sample waste, fraud and abuse ordinance to the Village to be attached to the new DCEO grant for the Village’s Phase 4 water project. After an explanation of the conflict, the Mayor recommended doing away with the nepotism policy and put the board in charge of hiring and firing Village employees. [Read more...]
Claudine Sell, 89, of Norris City passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2023 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, IL. She was born in Brownsville, Ill. on April 23, 1934 the daughter of Claud Dee and Nellie (Storey) Shaw. Claudine married Aaron Eugene "Gene" Sell on April 18, 1954 and he preceded her in death on October 2, 2007. She had worked as a bank teller prior to starting her family, when she became a farm wife. Claudine was a member of Wesley Chapel. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and cooking. [Read more...]
Village Board Meeting
September 5, 2023
7:00p.m. City Hall
Roll Call, Prayer & Pledge, ApprovaI of: August Minutes, August Treasurer's Report, and August Bills. [Read more...]