Carmi Rotary Club meeting
Thursday, September 29, 2022
At Thursday’s meeting of the Carmi Rotary club , Rotarian Don Drone gave a brief account of his recent trip to Lake Tahoe, California. He and his family made the trip to attend a wedding on the shore of the beautiful lake. Don commented that the weather was gorgeous, except for the orange haze the first few days, that had been generated by fires in and around the mountains of California. He told the club that Lake Tahoe has an elevation of around 6,000ft, and at times that elevation caused a little problem with breathing and getting around. [Read more...]
An enterprising Norris City woman is providing fall entertainment this year in the Village...in her front yard at 505 N. Division. Amy Kaufmann purchased several skeletons with the idea of doing some decorating in her yard. It is turning out to be quite a display. Amy says she plans to change the display a couple of times a week. [Read more...]
Enfield's 101st Mule Day event starts today, with gospel music tonight starting at 6 p.m. featuring Bryan Cowling, followed by the baby, tot, prince and princess pageant contests at 7 p.m. Bingo starts at 8 p.m.
Friday's events start at 5:30 p.m. with entertainment by the Appetizers, followed by the little miss, queen and jr. miss contests, bingo, and entertainment. [Read more...]
Dairy Day pageants took place on Friday night in Norris City. Out of five contestants, Jerra Barton was crowned Queen, while Morgan Bryant placed as first runner up and Taylor Johnson as the second runner up. Miss Congeniality was awarded to Amanda Allen and Miss Photogenic was awarded to Jaleigh Sullivan.
The Ella Elizabeth Hise Museum of Regional Art at Southeastern Illinois College is hosting a reception on Sunday, October 2, for the Regional Painters Exhibit in the museum’s main gallery. The reception will take place from 2-3 p.m. while the museum will be open from 1-4 p.m. and will have light refreshments. As always, admission is free and open to the public. [Read more...]
The Carmi Rotary club had a presentation from one of their own on Thursday, as Cindy Conley told the group about her recent trip to Washington, DC.
Cindy explained that she had wanted to take a long trip to the nation’s capital for some time, and when the chance came along to go with her long-time friend Kathleen Logsdon, she made her plans. [Read more...]
The audit report for the NCOE School District Wednesday night showed that every school fund was ahead from the beginning of the year, as the board met for first, a hearing on the annual budget, followed by the regular monthly meeting. All trustees were in attendance. The audit showed no specific findings for improvement. The budget was given the nod in the budget hearing to advance to the regular meeting for a vote and was then approved. [Read more...]