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Month: January 2019

Farm Bureau At a Glance – by Chastity Welch – January 29, 2019

BY CHASTITY WELCH Ladies, registration is now available for the 2019 Women in Agriculture conference at Jumer’s Casino in Rock Island.  I would love to tell you how long we have been co-sponsoring this conference, but years have run together. I know it has been at least 7 now! This year’s conference is set for a new date….Thursday, March 14th.  Past years we have held it on a Friday but this year it was time to change. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with the conference kicking off at 8:30 a.m.   This year’s keynote speaker will be Tyne...

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Staying Warm and Safe During Sub-Zero Weather

Tuesday through Thursday, Carroll County will experience temperatures and wind chills that most homes’ heating systems are NOT designed for. -20 to -30-degree temperatures with wind chills into -40 and up to -50+. Newer homes will struggle to maintain temperature and older homes will NOT maintain temperature and the temperature WILL drop while the heating system is working at full capacity. 1. Please raise the temperature in your home on Monday, 2 to 4 degrees above your normal setting. 2. Take all programmable thermostats out of setback mode and set on a permanent HOLD. 3. If you have a...

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Lois M. (Mitchell) Tucker

Lois M. (Mitchell) Tucker — July 10, 1931 – January 20, 2019 Lois M. (Mitchell) Tucker age 87 of Stockton, IL, died peacefully Sunday Morning, January 20, 2019 at FHN Hospital in Freeport. Born July 10, 1931 in Freeport, IL, she was the daughter of Beulah Endress and Fred Mitchell. She married Harold E. Tucker on July 27, 1949. She worked at the Telephone Company, McNess, Carl Sandburg School Kitchen and assisted her husband in window treatments and farming. She was also a stay at home mother and loving wife. She loved her dogs and Elvis music. She had a strong...

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Gail D. Bowman

Gail D. Bowman — March 9, 1959 – January 24, 2019 Gail D. Bowman, age 59, of Savanna, Illinois, died suddenly on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center North, Clinton. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church, Savanna. Burial will take place in the Savanna Township Cemetery, Savanna. A memorial fund has been established in Gail’s memory. Gail was born on March 9, 1959, the daughter of Herman and...

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Mon 16

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

December 16 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 16

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

December 16 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 16

Savanna Alcoholics Anonymous meets

December 16 @ 8:00 pm
Thu 19

Vintage 405

December 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 23

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

December 23 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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