Highland News Leader

Chicken dinner set in Grantfork, yard sales in New Douglas


St. Gertrude to host chicken dinner

St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Grantfork will have its 48th annual chicken dinner Sunday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The meal is served buffet style and includes homemade dressing and pie. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages kindergarten to 10 years old. Carry-outs will be available; call 675-3384. Gift cards are available for purchase by contacting Shirley Schwartz at 675-2883. Catholic Holy Family Society will be manning the Country Store, and there will be a quit raffle in the dining room.

Fire Department offers free smoke detectors

The Red Cross provided the Grantfork Fire Department with free smoke detectors to be installed free of charge. Each household may receive up to three smoke detectors. Call 618-675-2755 for further information. Households with persons who have special needs are also asked to register with the fire department, so they are better prepared in the event of an emergency. Contact either the fire department at the above number or the village hall at 675-3400.

New Douglas

Town-wide yard sales are this weekend

Town-wide yard sales in New Douglas will be Saturday, June 3, starting at 8 a.m. There will be barbecue pork burgers, hamburgers and hot dogs, chips and drinks available at the New Douglas Community Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds from barbecue will go to the Restoration of the New Douglas Old Firehouse.