Highland News Leader

St. Jacob & Marine News for the week of Oct. 29

Marine Historical Society to learn about Indians

The Marine Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9 at the Marine Senior Citizens building, 101 Silver St.

Tonya Moore will be guest speaker. She will be talking about Indians, in particular the Ponca and Kiowa tribes. Moore is a registered tribal member of Oklahoma Ponca. She plans to talk about dress and history of the Indians, as well as about modern Indians. She will talk about what Indian outfits mean with displays.

Bill Weder will present the outcome of the recent Hot Air Balloon event, also.

Marine Historical Society meetings are open to anyone who wishes to learn about the past, as well as plans for the future.

The regular meeting of the society will follow these presentations: the Veterans Memorial project, walking tour of Marine project, and tour ideas.

Membership in the society is $5 per person or $10 per family and due July 1 of each year. To learn more about the society, check out the website at www.marinehistoricalsociety.org

For more information, call 644-3821.

St. Jacob Township to provide free flu shots

St. Jacob Township is sponsoring a free Health Fair for residents of the village of St. Jacob and St. Jacob Township. It will be held Thursday, Oct. 29 at the St. Jacob United Church of Christ Heritage Hall, located at 207 W. Main, from 3 to 6 p.m. The Heritage Hall is handicapped accessible.

Free flu immunizations will be given to persons 18 years or older. The flu vaccine will protect against the H1N1 virus. Proof of residency is required.

Other free health screenings will be blood glucose, blood pressure test, heart rate and cholesterol test.

For further information contact Scott Rose at 644-4519, Tom Carson at 644-3981, Marlin Fohne at 644-5568, Kevin Staas at 644-8174 or Emmett Sowash.

Marine UCC to hold sausage dinner

Marine United Church of Christ will hold its 65th annual pork sausage dinner on Sunday, Nov. 1.

The family-style, all-you-can-eat dinner includes homemade pork sausage, mashed potatoes and gravy, applesauce, sauerkraut, green beans, corn and homemade pie. Cost is $10 for adults and carry-outs; $4 for children ages 4-10; and children ages 3 and under eat free. Serving runs from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

There will also be a country store selling fresh sausage, ribs and backbones, jellies, crafts, baked goods and homemade apple butter. There will also be a quilt raffle and a Christmas shop.

St. Jacob UCC

St. Jacob United Church of Christ’s website is up and running. The church would like someone to be the church photographer, so there can be up-to-date photos on the website and Facebook. Anyone interested, contact Dawn Zobrist at 644-4716 or e-mail at smdz@hometel.com.


The church is again are again collecting food for Holiday Meals at Hoyleton. Bags, donated by Ameren, are available at both churches along with the list of items needed for a Holiday Meal. Dedication of Food Bags will be Sunday, Nov. 8 at both churches.


Thursday: St. Jacob Health Fair 3 to 6 p.m.

Friday: Faith Countryside Nursing Home Service 10 a.m.


First Fellowship Breakfast of the season – 8:00 a.m. Heritage Hall

Spooktacular during Trick or Treat hours


Next Sunday, Nov. 1: Holey Sunday

Sunday School and Worship with Communion at both churches

TOTENFEST at both churches

St. Jacob Third Quarter Congregational Meeting following worship

Tuesday, Nov. 3: ELF Meeting 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 4: Confirmation 6:30 p.m.

A.A. 8:00 p.m. in St. Jacob