Around the town


and Happy Birthday to Amy Yarnell of Flemington!

Happy Birthday

to Heather Fowler … Eileen Killinger from Woolrich

Word of the Day

Quidder — Animal that lets half-chewed food drop from its mouth

Quote of the Day

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”

— Francis Chan

Flag of Heroes Dedication

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, there will be lots of 9/11 memorial events across the United States, and several right here in Clinton County. Among them is a Flag of Heroes Dedication outside the Clinton County Courthouse at 8:30 a.m. It’s sure to be a solemn and meaningful service as we remember those who lost their lives on that day in 2001.

Ice Cream Festival Saturday

Ice Cream Festival at Swissdale Church, 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, featuring home made ice cream — chocolate, vanilla, peanut butter, pineapple, strawberry, maple nut and banana — along with hot sausage, hot dogs, bar-b-ques and funnel cakes. Also games for the kids.

Huge yard sale

A huge yard sale will be held at Oval United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon. Includes bake sale, breakfast and lunch, chicken corn soup, clothes, toys, housewares and lots more.

Yard sale Saturday

A yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, behind Jersey Shore Assembly of God Church, Antes Fort.

Farm-City Family Festival

The Farm-City Family Festival and County Health Fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Lots of fun activities for the whole family. And it’s free.

Time to pick up hoagies

If you ordered a hoagie from Faith United Methodist Church, 23 E. Brown St., Castanea, they can be picked up on Thursday, Sept. 12 between 8 and 9:30 a.m. at the church.