Archive for November, 2011

Holiday Season Kicking Off Tonight

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The holiday season is getting ready to start tonight with an annual event in Washington.  

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Last Chance for Extra Hours at Washington Yard Waste Center

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Residents have one last chance to take advantage of extra hours at the Washington Waste Water Treatment Plant and Yard Waste Center.  

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Wellman Sets New Holiday Time-Off Policies

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 6:24 am

At their council meeting on Monday, the Wellman City Council decided what days government employees would get off work for holidays.

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Steel Wheels on Secondary Roads

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Mitchell County is having problems with the use of steel wheeled tractors on their roads.

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4-H Grant Applications Available

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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4-H clubs wanting to join in local community improvement projects have an incentive to do so.  

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History of Black Friday

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 at 6:21 am

Today is Black Friday, and is historically considered to be one of the busiest retail shopping days of the year.  

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Baseball Field Renovation Project

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 at 6:59 am

The Washington Athletic Boosters will immediately begin the process of renovating the baseball field after being awarded a grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation.

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Jingle Bell 5K This Friday

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 at 6:57 am

The annual Jingle Bell 5K run/walk sponsored by the Washington High School track team begins at 4:00 Friday.

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Cooking and Energy Saving Tips

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 at 6:30 am

A list of tips has been prepared to keep energy costs down while preparing Thanksgiving meals.

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Dessert Theatre Next Week

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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An event is being presented next week to showcase the upcoming holiday season.  

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Holiday Closures

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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With the Thanksgiving holiday today, all government offices, banks and post offices will be closed.

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Salvation Army Bell Ringers Needed

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers to ring bells at businesses throughout the area for this holiday season.  

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Thanksgiving Meal Cooking Safety

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Before enjoying your Thanksgiving meal, a local food inspector wants to remind you that the holiday is also the number one day for food related illnesses.  

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Wellman to Add Deputy Clerk Position

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Wellman will be adding the position of Deputy Clerk to their government. Donna Wade, the current City Clerk, will be retiring soon and they need someone to fulfill some of her duties while they find a full-time city clerk.

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Steel Wheels on Secondary Roads

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Mitchell County is having problems with the use of steel wheeled tractors on their roads. They have even gone as far as to hire a private investigator to see who has been using them.

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Legends of Country Music in Fairfield

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 at 6:21 am

This Saturday the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center will host Ozark Jubilee and their performance saluting the greats of country music.  They will cover all of the classic country stars like Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, and Loretta Lynn.

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Tables for Tips

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 at 10:50 pm

Title: Tables for Tips
Location: Pizza Ranch
Description: The Corn Country Cruisers will be having there event “Tables for Tips” Wednesday November 30th at The Pizza Ranch in Washington from 5-8 pm.
Date: 2011-11-30

Christmas Celebration

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 at 10:49 pm

Title: Christmas Celebration
Description: On December 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th there will be a Stars and Stripes Christmas Celebration at the Conger House Museum in Washington. They will have Christmas trees throughout the house, and there will be drinks and cookies. Tickets are 4 dollars, 2 for kids under 12.
Start Date: 2011-12-03
End Date: 2011-12-11

The Mitten Tree

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 at 10:46 pm

Title: The Mitten Tree
Description: The Washington Public Library is hosting The Mitten Tree on December 15th. They are asking for new mittens, hats, socks, and gloves to be donated. These will be donated to community members in need.
Date: 2011-11-15

Soup Supper

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 at 10:42 pm

Title: Soup Supper
Description: The Wayland Lions Club will be holding a Soup Supper on December 2nd from 4:30 to 7pm. They will also be having a fruit sale at the same time. Those events are at the Wayland Community Center.
Date: 2011-12-02