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Good Samaritan Society to Hold Easter Coloring Contest & Egg Hunt

The Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll is hosting the annual Easter Coloring Contest for children up to nine years old.  The coloring contest is open for the following age groups: 3 years and younger, 4-6 years, and 7-9 years.  If you are interested in entering the coloring contest, please color the page that corresponds to the age group.  Entry forms are now available at the Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll and the following Mount Carroll banks:  the Mount Carroll Banking Center, the Savanna-Thomson State Bank and TBK Bank. Please return the colored sheets no later than April 11th to Good Samaritan...

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Local Obituaries – Law Jones, Hermann and Schwarz Funeral Homes

Updated Every Hour Eleanor Kay Tomman by Law-Jones Funeral Home on April 20, 2019 at 6:51 pm Eleanor Kay Tomman, age 80, of Polo, Illinois, died Friday, April 19, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. A visitation will be held 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home in Thomson, Illinois. Memorials may be made in her honor for Serenity Hospice, Oregon, Illinois. Friends may share in her life at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com. Eleanor was born June 15, 1938, in Wacker, Illinois, the daughter of Scott and Hattie (Schwarz) Roberts. She attended Thomson...

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Carroll County Farm Bureau At a Glance – By Chastity Welch

Defensive Driving Course Offered We have a number of things going on right now that require sign ups.  One is a defensive driving course set for June 11 and 12 here at our office from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Upon competition of this course you may be eligible for a discount on your auto insurance.  The first factor is you do need to be over 55 and have not been convicted of a motor vehicle violation in the last 12 months.  Doug Sommer retired safety specialist with COUNTRY Financial will be teaching the course. Cost is $12 for...

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The Amish Cook – Playdough at the Yoders – April 16, 2018

BY GLORIA YODER For weeks or even months, we’ve all been waiting for the day that Grandpas would come with plans to stay for a few weeks. The day had actually arrived. Excitement reigned on all sides. How long do we have to wait until Dawdys (the German word for Grandpas) get here?” Austin asked for the tenth time. The minutes were on a count down. “They could be here in two minutes,” I informed him. At last, Daddy spotted the minivan turning in the driveway. “Dawdys are coming! They’re here!” the excited little onlookers chorused from their perch...

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Carroll County Farm Bureau Members FREE Classified Ads – April 16, 2019

WANTED-small bales of straw.  Call 815/259-2132 Wanted-Good used Grainovator. Call 815/590-0889 FS-Penta treated used lumber, size 4 x 6 x 16.  Will sell for 1/3 of the price of new.  Call 815/493-6420 FS-150 ft 100Amp overhead wire.  $75 Call 815/864-2161 FS-JD 7 ton running gear 8 ply tires $800, 7-1/2 HP 3 phase motor $300, Also 7-1/2 532 HP single phase electric motor. Call 815/864-2161 Brillion 9 shank chisel plow, needs help, have parts $2000. Call 815/864-2161 FS-46” old style RCA color TV, works great.  $100 OBO. Call 815/684-5493 FS-Wood & steel fence posts, hog and cattle panels, and gates. Call 815/590-3305 FS-LG...

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CARROLL-LEE-WHITESIDE EXTENSION UNIT CALENDAR OF EVENTS SPRING 2019

Share Your Life Story, Starting, April 8-10:00-11:30 am- York Township Public Library, Thomson Share Your Life Story, Starting, April 8-1:00-2:30 pm-Mt. Carroll Public Library This writing series for all abilities will explore how to get started in sharing your life story and will include writing sessions and activities. Previous writing experience is not required. This 2019 series is a continuation from previous Life Story Writing Workshops; new participants are welcome to join at any time. These workshops will be held on Mondays in Thomson and Mt. Carroll libraries. This writing series is free and open to the public. To...

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Carroll County Sheriff’s Blotter – March 19th, 2019 – April 2, 2019

03/19/19 at 10:16 pm Damen M Luy, 24 of Stockton, was arrested by the Carroll county Sheriff’s Office on an out of county Contempt warrant. Bond was set at $5,000.00 10% applies. Luy was transported to Whiteside Co. 03/20/19 at 2:20 pm Sam G Morris, 51 of Milledgeville, was arrested by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office on a Contempt warrant. Bond was set at $2,000.00 10% applies. Morris was able to post bond and was released with a court date. 03/21/19 at 1:47 pm Alex R Haecker, 19 of Savanna, was arrested by the Carroll County Sheriff’s office for...

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Mon 22

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 22

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

April 22 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 22
Mon 29

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 29

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

April 29 @ 7:00 pm

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