Highland News Leader

New Douglas News for the week of June 8

Walter Butler’s 80th birthday

Join in an open house to celebrate Walter Butler’s 80th birthday. This will be Saturday, June 11 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the New Douglas Masonic Lodge, located next to the Post Office on Main Street. A light meal will be served. Well-wishes only will be appreciated.

Yard sales

The New Douglas village yard sales will be on Saturday, June 11. If you would like to get your address listed on the map, contact Barb Bassett (618) 593-3510. All addresses must be turned in by June 9.

Large trash pick-up

Large trash pick-up in New Douglas will be on Tuesday, June 14. No metals or electronics, please. See the Newsletter attached to your water bill for details.

Pet Clinic

The pet clinic will be on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to noon at the New Douglas Community Center.

Community Center Rental

The New Douglas Community Center can be rented for events. Contact Mary at (618) 541-2259 to reserve a time.

Local Meetings

Senior Citizens Club: The Senior Citizens Club is looking for new members ages 55 and up. Visiting seniors are asked to stop by on Feb. 9 at 11:30 a.m. for a free lunch and bingo at the Community Center. Please consider joining.

Village Board: The next monthly meeting will be Feb.15 at the Community Center at 7 p.m.

New Douglas Township: The Township Board meets every second Thursday at 310 S. Main St. (Rec Plex) at 7:30 p.m.

Fire Department: The New Douglas Fire Department meets every Monday (except the third Monday) every month. The department is actively looking for new members. Minimum age requirement to join the department is 18. Contact Chief Danny Robertson at (217) 456-6221 for more information.

The American Legion meets every second Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

The Masonic Lodge meets every third Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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