FYI 9/23/12

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Sewing reunion at Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church will host a Sewing reunion at 12:30 p.m. today in Friedheim. The main dish will be provided. Attendees will need to provide table service and a side dish or dessert. For more information, call Nancy Sewing at 243-2943.

Annual meeting for retired teachers

The Missouri Retired Teachers and School Personnel Association of Butler County, Mo., has scheduled its annual meeting for 9:30 a.m. Oct. 4 at Fellowship General Baptist Church, 3581 N. Westwood Blvd. in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Lunch will be served and costs $12. MRTA executive director Jim Kreider and region vice president Tracy Gant will speak. All retired educators and support personnel are invited. For more information, call 573-686-2648.

Union County Museum exhibiting fossils

The Union County Museum is hosting a special fossil and mineral exhibit through Oct. 28. The display features a number of local artifacts. The museum is open from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays on South Appleknocker Street in Cobden, Ill. Admission is free.

Church of God holding Biker Sunday

Southpoint Church of God will hold its 14th annual Biker Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at its campus at 149 Illinois 37, West Frankfort, Ill. A complimentary barbecue dinner will follow the worship service. For more information, call 618-937-4766 or go to

Seventh annual Wifflefest to be held Sept. 29

The seventh annual All-American Wifflefest is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday at the Martin Tree Farm outside Gordonville. Wifflefest is an all-day, coed, double-elimination wiffleball tournament to raise funds for Reese's Rainbow, an international adoption agency for children with Down syndrome. A complimentary dinner will be served. For more information or to register a team, email Justin Osborne at or visit

Cape Nazerene Church holding pie sale

Cape Nazerene Church has begun its annual homemade pie sale to benefit local and international missions. Pies are made at the church by hand and can be frozen for up to a year. Apple pies are $10, or $11 for sugar-free. Pecan and pumpkin pies will be available later. For more information or to place an order, call 335-6767 or go to

Antique car and tractor show to raise funds

Hobbs Chapel United Methodist Church will hold an antique car and tractor show fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at 3024 Highway 177 in Cape Girardeau. The show will have music, trophies and a snack bar. There is no registration fee to enter. For more information, call Mike at 573-334-0904.

Miss Jackson Pageant to be in November

The Miss Jackson Pageant is scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Jackson High School auditorium. The age divisions are: Tiny Miss, ages 3 to 4; Little Miss, ages 5 to 8; Miss Preteen, ages 9 to 12; Miss Outstanding teen, ages 13 to 16; Scholarship, ages 17 to 24. The winner of the Miss Jackson Pageant will represent Jackson at the Miss Missouri Pageant. Winners and runners up at each level are awarded additional scholarships. For entry forms and information, call Terri Tomlin at 243-3214 or email her at

River Heritage quilt show being held today

The River Heritage Quilt Guild will having its quilt show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Arena Building. For more information, visit

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