TRICK-OR-TREAT TIMES SET FOR AREA TOWNS
Halloween is this Sunday, October 31 and many area towns and villages have designated a specific day and time to celebrate the holiday. Trick-or-treating in St. Rose is set for Friday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the school. The Sorento Homecoming Association has scheduled a Halloween party Friday, October 29 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at South Park for students through the eighth grade.
Greenville, Mulberry Grove, and Vandalia have chosen Saturday, October 30 for trick-or-treating. Hours in Greenville and Mulberry Grove are 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. and in Vandalia, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Trick-or-treat day in other area towns is Sunday, October 31. In Breese and Carlyle, the hours are 6:00 – 8:00, Pocahontas, Sorento, and Pierron 5:00 – 8:00, Smithboro 5:30 – 8:00, Highland 5:00 – 9:00, and Alhambra 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. In most towns, the age designation is for youngsters age twelve or thirteen and younger. Check with your local village hall or police department for the age specification for your area.
Demoulin Museum will be open for Trick-or-Treating Friday, October 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and haunted Greenville stories with Martha Radcliff starting at 7:30 p.m., courtesy of Our Common Ground.
ROAD CLOSURE CORRECTION
16TH Avenue from Reno Road to Ripson Bridge Road will be closed until further notice for repair. Again 16th Avenue from Reno Road to Ripson Bridge Road will be closed until further notice.
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS 235TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
Marines, veterans, current military personnel, spouses, and friends of the Marine Corps will muster at Shaw’s Bar and Grill in Litchfield to celebrate the 235th anniversary of the United States Marine Corps. The event will be Saturday, November 6 starting at 1700 hours or 5:00 p.m. with dinner at 6:00 and a ceremony at 7:00 p.m. There is no charge to attend and casual attire is welcomed. Entertainment will follow the ceremony.
GREENVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO GAS LEAK
The Greenville Fire department responded to a gas leak at the First Presbyterian Church on Idler Lane in Greenville Thursday morning at 10:24. Firemen investigated the leak and diverted traffic for a short time around the church until Ameren arrived to shut off the gas. Firemen were on the scene for about half an hour.