Highland News Leader

Grantfork News for the week of Sept. 24

Village Yard Sales

Grantfork Yard Sales will be from Thursday, Oct. 1 from 3 to 7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. to noon.

School News

The free Homework Hotline will be manned by SIU students whose area of expertise is in math and will only be a phone call away to help students in fifth to eighth grades. The hotline will be open from through May 6. Hours are Sunday through Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m. Call (618) 650-3072.

Textile Trailer at Grantfork Elementary

The trailer will be at the school from Sept. 25-Oct. 5.

Acceptable items

Clothing: Nothing wet, mildewed or on hangers in bin.

Shoes: Need to be paired, tied together or rubber banded. Not accepting: shoes with holes, winter insulated boots, house slippers, metal spikes, roller blades, ice skates, or spiked high heels more than 2 inches.

Accessories: Purses, handbags, backpacks, hats, belts, house hold linens (no carpets or rugs).

Toys: One-piece toys less than 12 inches. No puzzles, racetracks or board games. Can take building blocks or Legos, if bagged separately.

Books: No magazines, encyclopedias or hymnals.

This is a fundraiser for the benefit of both Alhambra and Grantfork schools.

To submit items to the Grantfork News, email riepshoff@yahoo.com or call 488-7603 or (618) 910-9215.