Community briefs 8/14/06

Monday, August 14, 2006

Southeast Missouri Pachyderm Club to meet

The Southeast Missouri Pachyderm Club will meet Thursday at Dexter Barbecue in Cape Girardeau, beginning with a meal at 6:15 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. and a guest speaker to follow.

Neighborhood group meets Thursday

The Neighborhood Connections group will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 101 N. Fountain St. to discuss its Wall of Fame and second annual Downtown Neighborhood Connection picnic with live music. Details will be published in the Southeast Missourian. Everyone is invited to come to the meeting. For more information, call 651-4567.

Jackson Hosiery Mill reunion at Delmonico's

The 21st annual Jackson Hosiery Mill reunion will be from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 26 at Delmonico's in Jackson. For more information, call 243-4951.

Free booth space available at yard sale

The 25-mile yard sale planned for Sept. 1 through 3 at Lake Wappapello is offering free booth space for crafters and vendors. Call Shelley at (573) 222-8083 or (573) 820-4138.

Yard sale planned along Highway 61

Stretching for 61 miles from Fruitland to Bloomsdale, Mo., the 61 Mile Yard Sale will be held Sept. 1 and 2 on U.S. 61. Visit 61yardsale.com or call (800) 904-6161.

Labor Day pageant set for Sept. 2 in Paducah

The Mr. and Miss Labor Day Pageant begins at 1 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Executive Inn in Paducah, Ky. There will be two age divisions for boys and seven age groups for girls. For more information, call Becky Lawson at (270) 898-6111 or Judy Connor at (270) 898-7511.

Banquet planned for Oak Ridge alumni

The Oak Ridge R-6 Alumni Banquet will be held Nov. 4 in the Oak Ridge School Cafeteria. Alumni who may have moved or did not receive a postcard about the details should mail information including name (maiden important for married women) and current address to the Oak Ridge School, 1498 Route E, Oak Ridge, Mo. 63769; or to Anita Hahs, 5196 Route B, Oak Ridge, Mo. 63769, to receive notification this year.

-- From staff reports

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