The city of Kahoka is making plans to erect a shelter to provide protection from the weather for vendors and visitors attending the community's farmers market. The weekly market is held from spring to fall on a vacant lot at the southwest corner of Commercial and Johnson streets. Mayor Jerry Webber said city officials are hoping the shelter can be built before the farmers market season begins this spring.Some months ago the city received a $34,000 USDA Rural Development grant to finance the construction. However, the project ran into a snag when the initial bids for a metal shelter with a metal roof exceeded $100,000.According to Webber, the original bids were thrown out, and new bids were solicited.
Claremore residents do not need to travel far for a Valentine's date, complete with a good dinner and a loved-themed performance. Also on the 13th, the Belvidere Mansion will host a "Sweet Heart Dinner". The play will be performed in the Main Theatre at the Robson PAC from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Supplies are provided and the event is free and open to the public.
PLANT CITY The Florida Strawberry Festival is still a month away, but the East Hillsborough Art Guild is already in the thick of planning for the fine art show it sponsors at the annual celebration of the harvest. The guild is putting out a call for artists to start considering which pieces they might enter. The guild is offering up to $5,000 in prizes and more than 50 placement ribbons including a Best in Show prize of $300. Suncoast Credit Union has a $500 purchase award.
WES Thomas will use his spell with City as a shop window as he prepares for life after Birmingham. "I've not played many games recently, so it's nice to be back on that pitch again. I've had a few days now to get settled in at the club and it's been good so far. "Everybody is working hard to get in the play-offs and hopefully we can get there and stay there. "But if you're going to be in the play-offs, you need to be able to beat teams at the top end and that's what we'll try to do."
It will take a few more months, but residents of Park Estates in Sanders will finally be able to drink, cook and shower with safer and uncontaminated water courtesy of Navajo Tribal Utility Authority. But, even if the water company did vacate its powers, the company will still be supplying the area with water until the new operators are ready to take over.
If you haven't jumped onto Batavia's Pathway To Prosperity bandwagon yet, you'll probably have to fight for a seat. The Residential Redevelopment Inhibited Property Exemption and the Pathway to Prosperity Redevelopment Fund -- meant to incentivize investment in the city's vacant homes and the Brownfield Opportunity Area -- have lined up support of all three taxing jurisdictions. The Genesee County Legislature's Ways and Means committee did its part Wednesday, backing a resolution that would authorize the county, city, GCEDC and the Batavia Development Corporation to create the P2P redevelopment fund, as well as requesting another resolution that would do the same for the housing initiative. Achieving full support PILOT Investment Financing district just doesn't happen in New York, Genesee County Economic Development Center President Steve Hyde said, but it will in Batavia.
MOUNT AIRY, Maryland -- Mount Airy's Town Council will draft an ordinance to end the Maryland State Police Resident Trooper Program in favor of creating its own police force. The council decided on Monday to start working toward establishing its own police force. Mayor Patrick Rockinberg tells The Carroll County Times ( http://bit.ly/1QFHI0N ) that the town will start developing a budget to pay for the force. The Resident Trooper Program has a high turnover rate for troopers stationed in Mount Airy.
The city last week announced it is pursuing the possibility of a tax increment financing district. Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center, in response to questions about what sort of redevelopment officials there might be considering, issued a general statement saying in part, "The enhancement of the area surrounding Saint Joe's, and the west side, is vital to the experience of our patients and their families, our associates, and is likewise important to our neighboring businesses. We look forward to collaborating with the city to support the economic development of Joliet."
Most people would be thrilled to have both of their parents watch their kids. In a sneak peek of next week's Teen Mom OG, Farrah tries to chew out her dad, Michael, who agreed to watch her daughter, Sophia while Farrah is away on business. "I feel like my mom and dad are going behind my back and planning to both watch Sophia while I'm gone, and I'm not OK with that," Farrah explains in the clip below.
Rep. Jeremy Durham (center with the pink tie) sits among his Republican colleagues right before he tells them he's stepping down from the caucus. Republican leaders of the General Assembly are now looking at their options to force Rep. Jeremy Durham from his seat. The latest flare-up involves three women who work at the capitol accusing him of sending inappropriate text messages late at night.
Layton wants more trails and more soccer and baseball fields. In that light, a prime project to begin with would be replacement of all the old metal tables, benches and trash cans in the city parks system , he said. But the right location needs to be found and the project could be a couple of years away, he said.
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. "If we come together and combine our efforts, we have the talents, we have the resources, and we have the know how to be able to recruit and market at little to no cost to the county," said Cook. The county gave the thumbs up to start a 30-day trial period at the last Commission meeting for the collaborators to come up with a brand, and do a marketing study.