Gwen Pritchett

Winola 4th Grade Class-Christmas Gift Drive Begins Nov. 20

Mrs. Minch’s, Fourth Grade Class at Winola Elementary, will begin a Christmas Gift Drive, so all students at Winola have a memorial Christmas with their families. The students are reaching out to the community for all types of gift donations,…

Friends Of The Mercer Carnegie Library Selling Kringles

The Friends of Mercer Carnegie Library will be selling Kringles. The flavors being sold are lemon, almond, pecan, apple, cherry, raspberry, and blueberry. The price is $9. Order your Kringles at Mercer Carnegie Library, 200 N. College Ave., Aledo. For…

Donate To Bushels For Denver

Rockridge FFA Livestock Judging Team will travel to Denver in January to represent Illinois at the National Roundup. Members of the team are asking for donations of corn to help cover expenses. To make arrangements to donate, contact any team…

Mercer County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship: Deadline To Apply Is 4/1/18

Mercer County Retired Teachers Association announces its annual Scholarship. The program is designed to support Mercer County students who are planning to enter the teaching profession. One or more $1000 scholarships will be awarded in May 2018. Eligible applicants include…

Seaton Public Library Reading Program

Seaton Public Library is promoting its “Hooked on Reading” program to area residents, starting June 28th. The Library will be open on Wednesdays from 3 to 5:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Story time for kids…

Trinity Presbyterian Church Bible Bunch

Area children ages kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to attend “Bible Bunch,” the free after-school ministry at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Bible Bunch is held the first and third Thursday of each month from 3:15 to 5 p.m. during the…

Wonderful Wednesdays at Preemption United Methodist Church

The Preemption United Methodist Church invites you to “Wonderful Wednesdays” each week at 6 p.m. This is a free meal site for those having financial difficulties or needing companionship & fellowship, or for busy parents who need an easy night…

Caregiver Support Group

The “Caregiver Support Group” meets the second Wednesday of each month, 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Mercer County Senior Center, 137 West Main Street, Aledo. Support Group facilitator is Susan Kivista, LMSW. For additional information and resources, contact Susan…