(NEWTON) Time’s running out to submit applications and the required paperwork for local students to receive a $500 scholarship thru the Illinois Sheriff’s Association. In fact, the application deadline is tomorrow, March 15. Applications are available at area County Sheriff’s Offices, at area high schools, or on the ISA’s website, at www.ilsheriff.org. Area Sheriffs Rick Britton, Andy Hires, Andy Myers and others urge area students to apply. The Illinois Sheriff’s Association will be awarding over $53,000 in college scholarships around the state this spring to students wishing to pursue higher education in Illinois.
(OLNEY) Tickets are still on sale for the Olney Central College Theater’s spring production of “Sister Act,” sponsored by TrustBank. The $12 tickets can be purchased online at www.iecc.edu/occtheater or by calling OCC at 618-395-7777, extension 2408. The tickets will also be on sale at the OCC box office. The first of seven performances in the Dr. John D. Stull Performing Arts Center is this Friday (3/16/18) night at 7:30, followed by performances this Saturday (3/17/18) night at 7:30 and Sunday (3/18/18) afternoon at 2:00. The final four shows are next weekend. So call, stop by, or go online now and get your tickets for “Sister Act” at OCC.
(OLNEY) Here’s an entertainment note that our friend The Singing Blacksmith, Bryan Headley of West Salem, will be re-appearing on the Rural Heritage program on RFD-TV with three new shows running through the end of April. The “Forging A Letter Opener Knife” show will air March 20 at 3:30 pm and March 24 at 2:00 pm. The “Forging A Traditional Iron Rose” show will air April 3 at 3:30 pm and April 7 at 2:00 pm. And the “Forging A Horseshoe Heart” show will air April 24 at 3:30 pm and April 28 at 2:00 pm. RFD-TV can be found on Direct TV Channel 345, Channel 231, and on Dish Network as well.