|Bears, cats, monkeys and more|
|Children and their families worked with Red Hill Academic Foundation members Wednesday evening stuffing animals during a “Build a Bear” fundraiser. For two hours, children had an opportunity to make a bear, cat, moose, dog, unicorn, or monkey. Organizers said 118 animals were stuffed.
|Drug take back
set for Saturday|
|LAWRENCEVILLE - The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department will once again host a "drug take back" program.|
From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, in the parking lot at the sheriff's department, 1306 Lexington Avenue, in Lawrenceville, "a Lawrence County representative will be present to assist in recovering your take back drugs," according to Sheriff Russell L. Adams.
Adams said "all you need to do is drive through the parking lot, hand off the drugs and continue through the parking lot. No questions asked."
The only exception is that needles or sharps will not be accepted.
Friday, April 29, 2016
4-H salsa garden
to be planted May 6|
|LAWRENCEVILLE - University of Illinois Extension has partnered with Lawrence County Farm Bureau to create a salsa garden.|
Youth can be a part of planting, maintaining, and harvesting a meal garden. The end result will yield youth making several different salsas with all the produce that is harvested.
The garden will be planted on May 6 at 4 p.m. at the University of Illinois Extension office. Youth involved with this garden will be asked to attend maintenance weeks as well as harvest weeks.
Anyone interested in being a part of the gardening crew, please contact the extension office at 618-943-5018.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
|Red Hill runners handle Mt. Carmel in dual meets|
|MT. CARMEL - Red Hill High School's track and field teams scored a successful invasion of Wabash County Monday, taking a pair of dual meets from host Mt. Carmel.|
Red Hill scored a 67-63 win over the Golden Aces in the boys meet. The Salukis had a much easier time winning the girls encounter, 87-46, which was highlighted by senior Sarah Buchanan setting a school record in the 1,600.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016