September 15, 2014
|United Fund of Lawrence County|
|The United Fund of Lawrence County, Illinois met Wednesday at the Lawrence County Senior Citizens Center in Lawrenceville to distribute funds to its members. Automotive Technology Systems donated a computer to the Lawrence County Historical Society instead of making a monetary donation. Members present front row from left are, Mary Copp, Boy Scouts; Connie Pacholski, Friends of the Library; Cathy Lockhart, Camp Girls; Laura Barton, Care Call (Lifeline); Ruth Akers, Sign of Kingdom-West. Middle row, Alvyna Goins, Sign of Kindom-East; Wanda Chitwood and Nina Pinnick, White House Food Cupboard; Shirley Kelly, Camp Girls. Back, Cathy Lawson, Cub Scouts; Linda Collier, Humane Society; Linda Frye and Carrie Potts, Bridgeport ERBA Head Start; George Heckler, Sign of Kingdom-West; Terri Frizzi, director of the Senior Center, and Denise Dickerson, Teen Center. The group also discussed the importance of fundraising as a whole, instead of as an individual group. To accomplish the goal, members will meet at 5 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at the Senior Center. The group also decided to host a chicken dinner on Oct. 19 from 11-2 p.m. at the center. |
|LTHS/LHS alumni mixer a popular part of homecoming|
|LAWRENCEVILLE - The Lawrenceville Township High School/Lawrenceville High School alumni mixer is always a popular addition to homecoming week.|
The annual event is slated for 6 p.m. until 1 a.m. Friday at the Lawrenceville Elks Lodge and will be hosted by Lawrenceville Delts and the Elks.
Organizers said hot hors d'oeuvres will be served from 6 p.m. until they are gone on the first floor. A DJ will be playing music from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. on the third floor.
A minimum $10 donation will be used for LHS scholarships and local philanthropic projects. Everyone, 21-years-old and older, even if they are not an LHS graduate, are invited to attend, organizers said.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
|Extension offering hunter safety classes
|SUMNER - Hunter Safety Education Classes will be held Oct. 7-9 from 6-9:30 p.m. each day at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds. |
The Lawrence Extension, University of Illinois and the Department of Natural Resources are offering the course to area youth wanting a hunting license.
Registration will be held at 5:45 p.m. each evening with classes starting promptly at 6 p.m. All sessions will be limited to the first 50 registrants. Youth are required to attend all three free sessions.
The 10-hour course will include instruction in wildlife management, firearms safety, hunter ethics, game identification, first aid survival techniques and regulations.
Participants must attend all 10 hours and successfully complete a final exam before receiving a Certificate of Competency.
Friday, September 12, 2014
|Golfers shoot 150 to set mark|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - Lawrence County's high school golf coach Dave Berry termed what happened Thursday at Lawrence County Country Club "a pretty good round of golf."|
Friday, September 12, 2014