See the attached document for the race times from this previous weekend’s Paws on the Run….. RUN TIMES – Paws
It has been a long hard winter, but spring has arrived, and with the warm weather, so has the Second Saturday Tour, sponsored the ITS Trail Committee. On May 14 at 9 AM, the public is invited to join a group of bicycle riders that will leave Duda Garden on North Union St in Staunton […]
Education Station Preschool will be hosting a 1mile, 5K and 10K fun run/walk on Saturday, May 28th at the Benld City Ballfield. The 1 mile will begin at 9:30am and the 5K/10K will begin at 10:30am. Cost is $20.00. Those registering for the event by Monday, May 10th are guaranteed an event t-shirt. Registration forms […]
Fr Chuck Edwards, a Gillespie native, will celebrate the 25th year of his Ordination at SSimon &Jude at the 10:30 mass this Sunday, Mothers Day. A reception will be held immediately following mass in the school basement. Fr Edwards presently serves as the priest for the catholic church in Highland, Il.
Parish Hall Project planning committee meeting is at 7 p.m. May 19 at SSimon & Jude cafeteria. Schematics of remodeling and building options will be presented by architect Tony Audo. Everyone is welcome, and encouraged to attend!
Friends, family, board members and employees of the Gillespie Public Library gathered to honor and thank recently retired Library Board President Joanne Byots for her 30+ years of service to the library. Joanne was first appointed to the library’s board of directors by Mayor Howard Carney in 1977. In 1986, she was appointed President of […]
The winners of the 1 mile and 5 k run at this weekend’s Paws on the Run have been announced. With over 84 runners participating, Build Benld’s first race was a huge success. 1 Mile Walk Male 1st Place: Brandon Ely 7:26, Gillespie Male 2nd Place: Scott Ely 7:28, Gillespie Female 1st Place: Jean Beeman […]
According to one of the directors of Build Benld’s Paws on the Run, this morning’s race was a huge success with over 84 participants. Even though official numbers haven’t been released, it was obvious to everyone who attended that it was a remarkable morning in Benld. Official numbers and winners of the race will be […]
Canisters were placed in local businesses today for the Mini Miner/Mini Miss Black Diamond Days. Canister locations include: Keaton Bertoldi–Workplace Bar Kenton Brown–TJ’s Mason Cerentano–Shell Austin Klose–Miner’s Restraunt Kaden Reiffer–Michelle’s Pharmacy Marcus Reno–Family Dollar Austin Schehl–Jumpin’ Jimmy’s Andrew Sellers–Benld Casey’s Elissa Cline–Gillespie Randy’s Market Kylee Means–Gillespie Casey’s Wrigley Releford–MotoMart Brooklynn Whaley–Benld Randy’s Market
Jim Marcacci and Bruce Logsdon, owners of Sound & Image, will be at the Litchfield Public Library on Monday, May 9, at 6:30. If you’ve missed their Library Series, check out the Litchfield presentation. There will be a short video about the Coliseum followed by a discussion. If you have some good stories or memorabilia, […]