The “Designs of Duty” exhibit featuring East Central Illinois Veterans and their service-related tattoos continues on display at the Olney Public Library, now thru Friday, September 28. The “Design of Duty” exhibit tells the stories of seven military Veterans who served our country over a 45 year period throughout Asia and Europe. All are urged to visit the exhibit, on display now at the Olney Public Library.
The Southern Illinois’ Homecoming Gospel Choir will appear in concert tomorrow night at the First Baptist Church in Casey, starting at 6:00, featuring over 80 singers and musicians. Admission is free and a love offering will be taken. All ages are invited to attend.
The Forrest Ridge Church Homecoming is tomorrow south of Noble. It begins with Sunday School at 10:00, followed by the Worship Service led by former minister Marvin McCormick. Then a carry-in meal at 12 noon and an afternoon service at 1:30 with music by Faith Welty.
The Christian Church of Olney will have Tailgate Sunday tomorrow morning in the Olney City Park starting with the PJ Weber Magic Show at 9:00, followed by a Family Worship at 10:00, and free concessions and fellowship at 11:00. All are invited to wear their favorite sports memorabilia or casual dress, plus bring those lawn chairs.
The Annual Outrageous Dog Show is this afternoon in Fairfield during the Fall Fun Fest. It’s registration at 3:30, with show time at 4:00, including several awards and items for purchase, such as shirts, collars, leashes, treat bags, raffle tickets, and more. For more information, go online at www.arfcares.org.
Our good friend “The Singing Blacksmith” will be on this weekend’s Rural Heritage Program on RFD-TV. Bryan Headley’s latest taping will air this afternoon at 2:00. That’s on the Rural Heritage Program, aired on RFD-TV, located on Dish Network channel 231 or on DirecTV channel 345. Check it out.
A Garage Sale to benefit Shelter Friends is today, indoors at 227 East Elm Street, in Olney, from 8:00 to 1:00. It includes new, vintage, and gently used items with everything marked at half price at 12 noon. Stop by and help out. All proceeds go to support Shelter Friends to help local animals in need.
The City of Newton’s Yard Waste Facility is open this morning from 8:00 to 12:00 noon. It’s available only to the residents of Newton to drop off yard waste, especially debris from recent storms.