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Trivia Night Saturday, April 5, 2008 at First Baptist Church Ashland, IL Food Available at 6:00 PM $10 per person - up to 10 members per team Sponsored by Ashland Community Club Proceeds for Fireworks on Friday, July 11, 2008 Ashland Community Days

City-wide Garage Sale Saturday, April 19, 2008 Contact John Jones, 476-3914 for listing. Food for sale by Ashland Community Club - Downtown

APRIL SPRING ROCK SALE The village of Ashland is having the spring rock sale during the month of April. Price will be $20.00 per ton. ALL ORDERS MUST BE PREPAID BEFORE DELIVERY. To order, contact City Hall at 217.476.3317. Ashland residents only.

ASHLAND CLEAN-UP DAY APRIL 26TH - 27TH Between the hours of 6:00 am - 6:00 pm only. There will be one-time pickup only. We will not pick up 2 times. No tires, batteries, paint cans, yard waste, or garbage. Place your articles by the curb. All appliances will have to be tagged and $7.00 prepaid. No tag, no pick-up. We will pick up old cars - $50.00 each.

April 5th -

Women‟s Prayer Breakfast at Richland Creek Church 9:00 am

April 5th April 6th—

Trivia Night at the First Baptist Hall. Women‟s Club Noon Luncheon

April 9th -

Community Choir Rehearsal 6:45 pm at Baptist Church preparing to sing at Memorial Day. Service - all welcome

April 17th -

Ashland Community Club meeting - 7:00 pm at City Hall. More members needed for help with Summer Celebration.

April 19th -

City-Wide Garage Sales. Contact John Jones. Food for sale by Ashland Community Club - downtown.

April 26 & 27 - Village Clean-up April 26th -

A-C Central Musical at 7:00 pm

April 27th -

A-C Central Musical Dinner Theatre at 1:00 pm, show at 2:00 pm

May 3th -

Women‟s Prayer Breakfast at St. Augustine 9:00 a.m. Community Choir at 6:45 pm at Baptist Church

May 7th May 14th -

Mother-Daughter Banquet at Baptist Church - 6:00 pm Potluck

May 21th -

Community Choir at 6:45 pm at Baptist Church.

May 24th -

A.H.S. Alumni Banquet

May 24th -

A.H.S. Class of „68 reunion, noon at Baptist Hall May 24th & May 31– SBA 75th Anniversary Open House & Registration for Prizes May 26th -

Memorial Day Service at A-C High School 9:30 am

PLAN AHEAD - Ashland Days Celebration July 11 - 13. Fireworks, Parade, Lots of Entertainment. Watch for details.


APRIL SCHOOL CALENDAR 1-

HSBB @ BROWN COUNTY; HSSB @ BROWN COUNTY 3HSBB (H) BROWN COUNTY; HSSB (B) BROWN COUNTY 4HSBB - RUSHVILLE (H) 5HSSB - @ PORTA/URSULINE 7HSBB @ BEARDSTOWN 8KINDERGARTEN SCREENING - HSBB @ CALHOUN; HSSB @ CALHOUN 9HSBB - NEW BERLIN (H); HSSB - NEW BERLIN(H) 10 HSBB CALHOUN (H); PAWNEE - JV (H); HSSB CALHOUN (H) 11 CIVIL WAR DAYS GRADE 3-4-5 DALL DAY; HSSB @ HAVANA V AND JV 11-12- CONTEST IHSA ORGATIONIZATIONAL 14 HSBB @ ATHENS; HSSB @ SOUTH FULTON 15 HSBB NORTH GREENE (H); HSBB @ RUSHVILLE JV 16 HSBB PITTSFIELD (H); HSSB ATHENS (H) V AND JV 16— A-C CENTRAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING, 7:00 PM 17 HSBB @ NORTH GREENE; HSSB @ NORTH GREENE 18 HSBB PALMYRA (H) 21 HSBB URSULINE (H) 22 HSBB WEST CENTRAL (H); HSBB JV @ BEARDSTOWN 23 HSBB @ PLEASANT PLAINS 24 HSBB @ WEST CENTRAL; HSSB WEST CENTRAL (H) 25 HSBB HAVANA (H) V AND JV 26 MUSICAL “BACK TO THE 80‟S” 7:00 PM; HSBB PERRY (H) 27 MUSICAL “BACK TO THE 80‟S” 1:00 PM DINNER, 2:00 PM MATINEE 28 HSBB - CALVERY (H); HSSB @ LUTHERN 29 ASSEMBLY K-3 TOBY TIRE 9:00 AM; DANGER ZONE 4-5 10:00 AM

Prairie Skies Library SUMMER READING 2008 Mondays at Ashland Tuesdays at Pleasant Plains

All programs begin at 1:00 pm June 2 & 3 M & K Parties (inflatables) June 9 & 10 Mike Anderson (storyteller) June 16 & 17 Kays Martial Arts June 23 & 24 Whip Guy June 20 & July 1– Game Day July 7 & 8 Brian Boes WICS (presentation of prizes)

OLD FLAG COLLECTION Boy Scout Troop 125 will collect worn U.S. flags for proper retirement on April 12th, 8:30 - 9:00 at Village Hall. Drop boxes will be at the State Bank of Ashland and Village Hall.

MAY SCHOOL CALENDAR 1 367810 12 14 15 18 20 21— 24 26 29 -

HSBB CARROLTON (H); HSSB CARROLTON (H) STATE SCIENCE FAIR HSBB @ TRIOPIA; HSSB @ TRIOPIA AG DAY GRADE 1-3 11:00 - 2:00 PM; HSBB GRIGGSVILLE (H) HSBB (H) TRIOPIA; HSSB (H) TRIOPIA PROM ACADEMIC AWARDS JUNIOR HIGH SPRING CONCERT 7:00 PM HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT 7:00 PM HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION, 2:00 PM I CAN - BARNYARD OLYMPICS A-C CENTRAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING, 7 PM ALUMNI BANQUET MEMORIAL SERVICES JR. HIGH HONORS BREAKFAST 8:45 AM GRADUATION AT 7 PM, AT CHANDLERVILLE

CHURCH DIRECTORY CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Worship 10:00 am Sunday School - 9:00 am Youth Group 4 - 6 pm Sunday and 6 - 8 pm Wednesday April 6th - Prayer Shawl Ministry 4:00 pm Call Sally Miller @ (217)320-9271 FIRST BAPTIST Sunday School - 9:30 am Sunday Worship - 10:30 am Wednesday Youth Activities 7:00 pm (Grades 1 - 8) April 16th - Family night dinner. Community Welcome! 6:00 pm ST. AUGUSTINE CHURCH Sunday Mass 9:00 am July 13th - Ice Cream Social UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday Worship - 8:45 am Sunday School - 10:00 am Wednesday Prayer Service - 6:30 pm Choir Practice - 7:30 pm April 13th - Singspiration - @ 4:00 pm Public invited. May 3rd - Mother - Daughter Banuqet NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH Sunday Worship - 8:00 am Sunday School - 9:30 am 2nd Sunday Service - 10:30 am


April 2008 - Ashland Scoop