Around the town

Good Day

and Happy Anniversary to Mert and Liz Springer!

Word of the Day

Colloquialism — An informal word or phrase that is more common in conversation than in formal speech or writing.

Quote of the Day

“A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.”

— Michael Pollan

‘CCC of

Clinton County’

Kettle Creek State Park offers the program “The CCC of Clinton County,” a chance to examine structures at the park constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Topics will include life during the Great Depression, the life of a CCC boy, and some of the other camps of the area. The program is planned for 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, meeting at the nature center.

Ice cream!

The highly anticipated, annual Ice Cream Festival at Swissdale United Methodist Church will be held Saturday, Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m. The festival features homemade ice cream in seven flavors — banana, maple nut, strawberry, pineapple, peanut butter, vanilla and chocolate — well as hot sausage, hot dogs, barbecue, and funnel cakes.

BEN Band

’70s reunion

The BEN Band 1970s reunion will be held Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. at the home of Duane Eberhart. Those planning to attend should reserve by Sept. 15. Call Duane for reservations and details at 570-660-2983.

Happy Birthday!

Nina Steppe … Samuel Cox … Heather Fowler