(OLNEY) Here’s an entertainment note that our friend The Singing Blacksmith, Bryan Headley of West Salem, will have his final most recent appearance on the Rural Heritage program on RFD-TV next week. Bryan’s “Forging A Horseshoe Heart” will air next Tuesday afternoon, April 24, at 3:30, and then again on Saturday afternoon, April 28, at 2:00, that’s a week from tomorrow. The RFD-TV Network can be found on Direct TV Channels 345 and 231, and on Dish Network. Check your satellite guide listings for details.
(NEWTON) The American Legion Post #20 in Newton will have its first of six drive-thru smoked pork sales tomorrow with serving from 11:00 to 1:30 behind the Post Home. Call ahead for large orders at 618-783-2622, plus deliveries are available for large orders. The American Legion will have such a sale on the third Saturday of each month, running tomorrow through September. The menu includes pork sandwiches, pork nachos (with cheese & jalapenos), frozen pork in one pound packages, and more. Call 618-783-2622.
(OLNEY/NEWTON) With an American Red Cross “urgent call” in place for all eligible blood donors to get out and give blood, here’s some upcoming blood drives : today at Newton Community High School from 8:30 to 2:00 : tomorrow at the Blood Donation Center in Effingham from 7:45 to 2:15 : Sunday morning at the St. Mary’s Parish Hall in Ste. Marie from 7:30 to 11:30 : next Monday at the Moose Lodge in Mattoon : next Tuesday at Olney Central College from 8:00 to 1:00 : all blood types are needed.