Thanksgiving

You may have noticed that a photograph does not accompany this week's colyum, as has become the norm. That's mainly because any photograph which might have appeared would be, well, in a word, disgusting. As you may know, we live in an old house. We think that the original part of our humble abode...
Thanksgiving Day high temperatures in the area generally are in the 40s, 50s or 60s, according to statistics recorded by the National Weather Service office in Paducah. The normal high temperature is in the range of 52 to 55 degrees. Climate records have been kept since December of 1937 in the...
While ramblin' around Union County during the 2016 ColorFest celebration way back in October, I spotted this sign at an event in Alto Pass...the message seemed appropriate for this week.
If you happen to be familiar with a routine by comedian/singer/bluegrass music guy Steve Martin that involves a song about a ramblin' man, consider that the soundtrack for this week's colyum... ...a couple of weeks ago, we had a picture in the paper with a caption that mentioned a hard-working...
This week, millions of Americans will gather family and friends around the dinner table to give thanks.  But for those preparing the meal, it can be a stressful time.  Not to mention, for many it is the largest meal they have cooked all year, leaving plenty of room for mistakes that could cause...
Illinois State Police, ISP, District 13/22 Interim Commander, Lieutenant Shane Alvey, would like to remind motorists that the ISP is gearing up for the beginning of the holiday travel period.     The ISP will be stepping up enforcement patrols as the holiday driving season begins. The goal is to...
Christmas holiday season events are planned at the Cross of Peace at Bald Knob Mountain near Alto Pass. “Christmas at the Cross” is planned on four consecutive Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas.   On Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, Christmas and gospel music are planned each...
The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year can be a wonderful time as friends and family come together to celebrate, but according to the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance, IFSA, it is also a period in which fire and burn hazards become more prevalent.  In fact, the National Fire Protection...
Thanksgiving is a time when families and friends gather around delicious food to express gratitude and spend quality time together.  Pet owners may want to involve their furry friends in the celebration by being extra generous with the table scraps, but many of these tasty handouts can be harmful...
The Union County Alliance of Churches plans to have its annual Thanksgiving worship service on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The interdenominational service is set for 7 p.m. at Kornthal Church. The church is located south of Jonesboro, just off Illinois Route 127. The community is invited to attend the...
A deadline is approaching for those who might want to have a Thanksgiving dinner offered through the ministry of a Union County church. Again this year, the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna plans to provide a free Thanksgiving dinner for anyone who would like to participate. Delivery...

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