The Richland County Heritage Foundation will open its Carnegie Museum, along East Main Street in Olney, for the first time in 2018, tomorrow (4/8/18) afternoon from 1:30 to 4:00. Everyone is welcome to stop by to tour the Museum and look over the collection of artifacts and items on display. Admission is free.
The Lawrence County Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host its 20th Anniversary Hunting Heritage Banquet tonight at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds, along Route 50, between Sumner and Bridgeport. For last minute ticket information, call or text 812-568-6753 as soon as possible. The funds raised at the banquet will be used for local and area conservation efforts.
The Olney Free Methodist Church, at 223 West Cherry Street, has its fundraising Yard Sale & Bake Sale this morning from 8:00 to 12:00 noon. The sale will be held indoors with proceeds to the Relay For Life.
The Chauncey Community Club is serving breakfast now until 12:30, all for a free will donation at the door. All proceeds to be used for upkeep and maintenance for the Community Club in Chauncey.
The Annual April Fools Fest is this morning at the West Richland Center, the former High School in Noble, from 8:00 to 12:00 noon. It’s the largest Ham Radio Flea Market and Convention in the immediate Southeastern Illinois area with $4 admission per adult, free for those ages 12 and under. Includes door prizes each hour, food vendors, the indoor flea market, and the latest in ham radio electronics, and computer equipment. For more, check Facebook @ AprilFoolsFest or logon at www.ClayCountyRadio.webs.com.
The Clay City Firemen are serving breakfast now until 10:00 this morning at the Firehouse in Clay City. It’s all-you-can-eat, either eat in or carry-out, all by donation at the door. Also raffle tickets on sale only at the door this morning to win a half hog. All proceeds to help buy new “jaws of life” rescue equipment.