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The Bement Lions Club hopes to have the Bement Communty Center ready to rent by this fall.
“We’ve got good bones and good structure to work with. It just needs a little facelift,” said Lions board member Bill Bell on the building that housed the Bement Country Opry until it closed in May of last year.
The Relay for Life of Piatt County has a long, successful history, but organizers say they have always had trouble convincing people it is open to the public.
The manager of the Brown Bag Deli-Restaurant wants customers to walk down memory lane as the iconic Monticello restaurant nears its 40th anniversary.
“I want people to send their favorite memories of the Brown Bag,” said Leslie Glickman, the manager of the downtown restaurant. Memories will be included in a future J-R story.
When her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, Betsy Broyles Arnold learned plenty about caregiving.
Allerton Park & Retreat Center is hosting a dedication ceremony to honor Ward and Diana McDonald’s recent financial commitment to the Park. The event, which will officially name the Ward and Diana McDonald Family Trails, will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 21, near the Lost Garden Parking Lot, just east of the intersection of E 1300 North Road and Allerton Road.
Piatt County Rabies Clinics will be offered at several locations on April 16 and April 23.
Saturday April 16: Graham Vet Clinic at Atwood Maintenance Building 12 to 1 p.m., Bement Old Fire Station 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Cerro Gordo Village Shed 3 to 4 p.m., and Vet John Penning at Mansfield City Building at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Renovating a 126-year-old, 6,000-square-foot home into a bed and breakfast has its challenges, some of which revolve around people questioning the sanity of co-owner Evelyn Brown.
A brewpub and restaurant has announced intentions to locate in the soon-to-be-vacant Monticello United Methodist Church building.
Allerton Park & Retreat Center will host “From Vine to Wine” on March 12-13, featuring a five-course dinner with wine pairings, a wine tasting course, and educational seminars.
Kirby Medical Group, the physician and practitioner group of Kirby Medical Center in Monticello, announced last week it would expand to Cerro Gordo with a new building and attached retail pharmacy.