Highland News Leader

St. Jacob & Marine News for the week of June 4

Jakey in June

The Jakey in June barbecue competition and festival will be Friday through Sunday, June 5-7.

Unlike other BBQ contests, a Jakey in June, competitors are encouraged to sell their wares. Barbecue teams will be selling on Friday from 6 p.m. until it’s gone, on Saturday from 4 p.m. until it’s gone, and on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. Most cooks sold out last year.

To wash it down, a wine and beer garden will be open during the festival.

Entertainment will include The Robert Perry Band with the Original Mojos 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday; Zydeco Crawdaddys from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday; and the Jason David Cooper Band on Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m.

St. Jacob Fire District to hold budget hearing

The St. Jacob Township Fire Protection District will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 13 on its Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for the the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The meeting will be held at the St. Jacob Fire Protection District firehouse, 113 East Second St. in St. Jacob.

A copy of the tentative budget will be available at the the office of Christopher A. Tolbert, district secretary, at the firehouse, starting on June 12 and up to the day of the hearing. Written and oral comments from the public concerning the proposed annual budget are welcome. The fiscal year runs from May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2016.

Marine HCE to meet

The Marine HCE unit will meet on at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday June 16 at the Marine Senior Citizens Center. The Lesson for Living will be “Cooking with Garden Vegetables,” presented by Lou Strickland and Teresa Abert. The roll call question will be: “Best Side Dish with Fried Chicken?” The hostess for the evening will be Connie Grapperhaus. Ladies in the area welcome to attend. For more information, call Grapperhaus at 887-4827, Strickland at (618) 789-6571 or Teresa Abert (618) 531-2746.

St. Jacob UCC

On Wednesday, June 10, the St. Jacob Church Council will meeting at 7:15 p.m., and AA will meet at 8 p.m.

St. Jacob Events

Every Thursday: Trash collection day

Every other Thursday: Recycling collection day

Every Friday: Yard waste pickup day

First and third Thursdays each month: Village Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Activity Center

June 5-7: Jakey in June BBQ Cook Off, visit www.jakeyinjune.com for more information.

July 17-18: St. Jacob Homecoming.

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