McLeansboro Times-Leader


June 6, 2013

Community Calendar

Community Calendar is a listing of public meetings and other activities that take place on a regular basis, as well as services provided by nonprofit organizations. To submit a listing, or to report an out-of-date or incorrect listing, call 643-2387.


Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce, 7 a.m. on the second Thursday of every month at the Kiwanis Community & Youth Center, 234 S. Washington St., McLeansboro.

Hamilton County Economic Development Commission, 4:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at 234 S. Washington St., McLeansboro.

Clubs &Organizations

Carmi Pistol League, 6 p.m. Thursdays at the Carmi Rifle Club, 1576 County Road 1250E, Carmi. For information: Jon Westfall, 382-4754, or Mike Rowe, 963-2788.

Hamilton County Historical Antiques and Bottle Club, 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at the Laborers’ union building, 109 E. Market St., McLeansboro.

Hamilton County Rotary Club, 7 a.m. Tuesdays at Farris’ Family Restaurant, 608 E. Randolph St., McLeansboro.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hamilton Lodge 191, dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. every Monday at the lodge. For information: Mike Little, 308-2700.

McLeansboro Kiwanis Club, 6 p.m. every Monday at the Kiwanis Community & Youth Center, 234 S. Washington St., McLeansboro. If Monday is a holiday, the club meets Tuesday.

Polk Masonic Lodge 137, refreshments at 6 p.m., work at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday after the full moon at the lodge on the north side of the McLeansboro square. For information: Charle Ritchey, 237-0444.


Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District, 7 p.m. (8 p.m. during daylight-saving time) on the second Tuesday of every month at the USDA Service Center, Illinois Route 14, McLeansboro.

McLeansboro City Council, 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at McLeansboro City Hall, 102 W. Main St.


Hamilton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 1:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at the hospital at 611 S. Marshall Ave., McLeansboro.

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    The Hamilton Memorial Hospital District Auxiliary recently purchased items for the hospital surgery department — a new pager system for use of family members of patients having surgery and a blanket warmer.

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • RLC approves tentative budget

    The Rend Lake College Board of Trustees Aug. 12 approved the college's tentative budget for fiscal year 2015.

    August 21, 2014

  • Hospital providing more services

    Hamilton Memorial Hospital is partnering with 1DocWay and CenterPointe Hospital in St. Charles, Mo., to use technology to improve access to mental health care services for area residents.

    August 21, 2014

  • Flood leads to rescue

    The Illinois State Police rescued a McLeansboro man after his vehicle became stranded in high water on Illinois Route 14 on Sunday morning.

    August 21, 2014

  • Bulletin Board

    The next Hamilton County Historical Society meeting will be 7 p.m. Aug. 26, at Farris Family Restaurant.

    August 21, 2014

  • Bulletin Board Post-Prom Purse Auction reset McLEANSBORO — A Post-Prom Purse Auction fundraiser has been rescheduled for Sunday, Jan. 26, at Hamilton County High School. Proceeds from the auction will go toward this year's post-prom activity and the senior class tr

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  • Britton family farm receives Centennial Status SPRINGFIELD, IL — The Illinois Department of Agriculture has designated the farm owned by Timothy Britton of Macedonia as a Centennial Farm. To qualify as a Centennial Farm, a straight or collateral line of descendants must own the agricultural prope

    August 13, 2014

  • Program to examine local shopping opportunities McLEANSBORO — Susan Odum, University of Illinois Extension Educator, will deliver an educational program 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Hamilton County Courthouse in McLeansboro.The educational program is designed to assist local residents and c

    August 13, 2014

  • No Headline Provided Hello from Mt. Olivet church. Sunday Aug. 10, Harry Sanders’ High School & College class won the Chapters Banner with 26 as well as the Attendance banner with 8.For our morning worship our congregational songs were “This World Is Not My Home,” “By An

    August 13, 2014

  • August is National Immunization Awareness Month SPRINGFIELD – Immunizations are one of the top 10 public health accomplishments of the 20th Century according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During August, National Immunization Awareness Month, Illinois Department of Public

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