Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Top Story

June 12, 2014

Neoga Days kicks off today

NEOGA — The schedule of most events is as follows:

Thursday, June 12:

• 5 p.m. — All food booths open; GUMC Methodist Men’s Fish Fry; Carnival opens; Radio station live remote; Farm Machinery Show; Beautiful Baby Voting opens at information booth; 5-10 p.m., Sideshow open.

• 6:30 p.m. — Opening Ceremony on Main Stage.

• 7 p.m. — Pageant on Main Stage.

Friday, June 13:

• 10 a.m.-5 p.m. — Quilt Show at Grace United Methodist Church

• 4:30 p.m. — Tractor drive registration and line-up, Neoga Elementary School

• 5 p.m. — Carnival opens; all food booths open; Knights of Columbus chicken dinner; sideshow (5-10 p.m.; beer garden, 5 p.m.-midnight; Farm Machinery Show; Beautiful Baby Contest voting.

• 6 p.m. — Bingo; Badminton Tourney; Maesner’s magic act in Sideshow area; Tractor Drive at Neoga Elementary School.

• 7 p.m. — Triple Play featuring Jim McBride (7-11 p.m.) in the beer garden.

• 7:30 p.m. — Variety Show on main stage

• 8 p.m. — Maesner’s magic act in the sideshow area.

Saturday, June 14

• 7-7:45 a.m. — Registration for 1 Mile Walk/Fun Run and 5K at Neoga Elementary School

• 8 a.m. — 1 Mile Walk starts, NES

• 8:15 a.m. — 5K starts, NES

• 9 a.m. to noon — Car Show, NES

• 9:30 a.m. — 3 on 3 Basketball Tourney, Neoga Middle School

• 10 a.m. — 3 on 3 Basketball Tourney, NMS

• Noon — All food booths open; Farm Machinery Show; Quilt Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. GUMC; Sideshow open, Beautiful Baby Contest voting

• 1 p.m. — Maesner’s magician act, Sideshow area

• 2 p.m. — Kiddie Tractor Pull in park’s pavilion

• 3 p.m. — Maesner’s magician act, Sideshow area; Parade line-up at NMS

• 4 p.m. — Parade

• 5 p.m. — Knights of Columbus BBQ dinner; carnival opens; beer garden opens (5-midnight); Beautiful Baby voting

• 6 p.m. — Aerial Storm act in Sideshow area

• 6:30 p.m. — Closing ceremony, main stage; Beautiful Baby winner named; bingo, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

• 7-11 p.m. — Jac Freeze in beer garden; Maesner’s magician act (7 p.m.) in Sideshow area

• 7:30-10:30 p.m. — Machelle Morgan, Kelsey Beard and Allie Keck, each perform on the Main Stage.

• 8 p.m. — Aerial Storm, Sideshow area.

 

1
Text Only
Top Story
  • Vandals tag signs, buildings

    The pastor of a church vandalized sometime before Monday morning attributed the presence of purple paint on the front of his church to "immaturity."

    August 18, 2014

  • 8-18 cumbcofair 1.jpg Cumberland County Fair offers varied attractions

    Fred Stirrett spent a lot of time growing up at his grandfather Elmer Fopay's farm south of Dieterich.

    August 17, 2014 3 Photos

  • tony- rural health pic 'A more urban nation' The demographic of those in need of health care in rural areas of the heartland are changing. While those native to the Midwest are moving to the south, east and west coast for better climate and employment, the number of immigrants and elderly is on

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-12 mattoon armed robberies.jpg Mattoon Police looking for information in armed robberies

    The Mattoon Police Department is looking for information after a pair of armed robberies occurred late Sunday and early Monday.

    August 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-11 historic sites cutbacks photo 1 (FRONT) Historic sites forced to reduce hours

    As a young Illinoisan, Abraham Lincoln spent time on his family’s farm in Lerna and cut his teeth in government at the first state capitol in Vandalia.Although those places served as the framework for Lincoln’s adult life, a budget passed by the Gene

    August 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • 8-8followellFRONT.jpg Missing girl found safe in cornfield

    At 3 p.m. Thursday, Sarah Followell thought she had seen her daughter for the last time.
    “I thought I’d never see her again,” she said. “At 3 o’clock, I was just ready to give up. I thought she had been gone for three hours, and I thought she was gone.”

    August 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Missing 3yr Old - Alexie.jpg UPDATE: Volunteers turn out to search for missing girl

    Despite a call for no more volunteers about 30 people have showed up to search for a 3-year-old who has been missing since about noon.

    August 7, 2014 2 Photos

  • BudUWtCCUAEIVN9.jpg Authorities, volunteers search for missing girl

    Effingham County Sheriff's Department is searching for a 3-year-old who went missing in the northwestern part of Effingham County near Beecher City.

    August 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-7mosquito.jpg West Nile discovered in Cumberland Co.

    The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed a case of the potentially deadly West Nile Virus in Cumberland County.

    August 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • beard- dave runde.jpg Beard contest shows Teutopolis tradition

    Beards, mustaches, goatees, sideburns and muttonchops bristled in line while awaiting judgment, their owners eager to see which facial hair was worthy.

    August 4, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.