A decked out fire truck; Cops and Kids; Dairy Day Queen, Jr. Miss, and Princess; Mule Day Jr. Miss and Princess, and White County Christmas Little Miss and Tiny Miss to elves scuffling with Santa, Ditney Ridge Church and 1st United Methodist Church, gingerbread house and a gingerbread man with huge gumdrops, lighted tractors and ATVs, "Bond Lumber digs Christmas" with a Yanmar trackhoe, Kurt Sutton with Solar Up, “Welcome to WADI-ville," a play off of Whoville, Girl Scouts, and Santa in an open air carriage drawn by Bryant’s miniature horses all participated in Thursday night's parade in downtown.
Ditney Ridge Baptist is featuring O'Holy Night - a Live Nativity event this weekend. O'Holy Night is a drive-thru nativity experience. At the end of the drive thru visitors are encouraged to park their vehicle and walk up to the live nativity. Come and discover all the wonder and celebration of the birth of Jesus.
Saturday, December 9th - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, December 10th - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Norris City business owner Mike Ray, along with his son Brian, who is the current owner of The Wonder Market, spoke to the Village board last night before they went into closed session. The session’s purpose was to consider a draft ordinance to take bids for the Wakeford house property on North Division, and to consider employee raises. It was reported that the Dollar General store made the Village an offer of $50,000.00 for the Wakeford property, but the Village is required to take bids for it. The draft ordinance passed last night will require bidding to start at the $50,000 level and the bidder must also submit sales tax proposals and its impact on the public.The Wakeford property previously had a sales contract on it, but a clear title could not be obtained at the time and the contract was withdrawn. [Read more...]
With the recent appointment of States' Attorney Denton Aud to a seat on the 2nd judicial circuit, one candidate has filed to run for White County State's Attorney. Christopher Neal will be on the Republican primary ballot in March. No candidate filed to run on the Democrat primary ballot. Neal currently works in the White County State's Attorney's office. [Read more...]
Crossville's Winterfest holiday event takes place later this week on Saturday, December 9 at 6 p.m. in Crossville.
The festival's Pageant awards took place this past weekend.
Norris City's Katelyn Allen was crowned as Miss Winterfest this year, with lots of others receiving awards as follows: [Read more...]
White County GOP Chairman David South faces a challenge to his candidacy for re-election as Precinct Committeeman of Enfield #4. Valinda Rowe has filed petitions to be on the ballot for the precinct position South currently holds. [Read more...]
Norris City's Christmas in the Village holiday festival will start on Thursday night at 6:00 p.m. with its first lighted Christmas parade. The parade already has more than 20 entries. Winners in three categories will be chosen: Best Decorated, Best Christmas Spirit and Best Use of Lights. Each winner will win $100 in Chamber Bucks. [Read more...]
Prayer and pledge
Approval of: November minutes, November treasurer’s reports, November bills
Visitor’s comments, concerns, requests [Read more...]