SCULPTURES COMING TO NATIONAL ROAD CENTER
The works of a Cincinnati, Ohio sculptor will be featured at the National Road Interpretive Center in Vandalia in April. Justin Poole was commissioned by the Center last October to create life-like busts of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Albert Gallatin, and Henry Clay. The four men were instrumental in creating the National Road in the early 19th century.
The busts will be unveiled Monday, April 18 at 9:00 a.m. during a brief ceremony at the National Road Interpretive Center, 106 S. 5th Street in Vandalia. Admission to the center is free and regular hours are Wednesday through Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
TIME TO PICK UP FISH AND TREES
The Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District reminds those who have ordered fish and / or trees that they need to be picked up this week.
Fish should be picked up Thursday at 8:00 am at the Soil and Water Equipment shed on Highway 40, directly behind the Greenville Vet Clinic.
Trees should be picked up at the same location on Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm or Saturday from 8:00 am to noon.
The District allows individuals to purchase fish, including catfish, largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, sunfish and carp for pond stocking. Trees may also be purchased through the District, including white pine, bald Cyprus, red maple, red oak and lilac.
Anyone interested in battery recycling can drop off used batteries at the Equipment Shed on Friday or Saturday.
For more information, contact the Bond County Soil and Water District office at 664-0555, extension 3.