A grand total of $32,500 in grant awards was dished out at the Impact 100 Crawford County Third Annual Event held at Recklein Auditorium last week. Six different area nonprofit organizations received financial grant assistance from Impact 100 that will help them to pursue projects that will benefit the entire community.
Fishermen are a friendly group for the most part. I’ve met a lot of people on lakes and streams across the country over the last 50 years. Most are friendly, but some want a wide berth, while others want to maintain the solitude they have sought. A few are downright grouchy.
Myrtle Kelly was old, probably in her mid-seventies. That doesn’t seem old now, but it did then, when I was only 12 or 13. Like the old men in Dad’s pool hall, Mrs. Kelly was my friend…what a wonderful lady! A kid who spends so much time as I did in a pool hall has lots of friends who are old.
Work on an easement near the Walmart Distribution Center is underway to help alleviate water runoff between the facility and residences in the area. The city has dug a trench in the easement to catch water, but the source of the problem has yet to be identified.
Carl Redburn, former Assistant Chief of the St. James Fire Protection District, has retired after 37 years of service to the district and St. James community.
The Crawford County Library District has changed weekly story time schedules.
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