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Community Briefs: Oct. 26, 2016

Blackberries are still clinging to their bushes — although they are a little wet and cold — along Lukes Gulch        near Stites.

Photo by Lorie Palmer
Blackberries are still clinging to their bushes — although they are a little wet and cold — along Lukes Gulch near Stites.

GHS Veterans Day assembly is Nov. 11; local veterans sought

GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville High School will present its annual Veterans Day assembly at the school Friday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. Local veterans are invited to be honored at the ceremony. To participate call GHS history teacher Pat Sullivan at 983-0580 or e-mail Those interested may also contact student Morgan Pilant at 983-9527. The assembly is part of Pilant’s senior project.

Alms to celebrate 50th anniversary

GRANGEVILLE –Jerry and Betty Alm of Grangeville invite all their family and friends to join in the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 6, 3-7 p.m., at the Grangeville Senior Center.

For information contact: Jenneane at 451-6236.

Annual Trunk or Treat event is Monday, Oct. 31

GRANGEVILLE – The annual Idaho County Courthouse Trunk or Treat event will be held Monday, Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m., Idaho County Courthouse in Grangeville. This is a safe way to “trick or treat” by going “trunk to trunk” in a family friendly, festive atmosphere that is part of the local safe and sane Halloween program.

This event is free to all Idaho County residents.

The event is sponsored by the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with Grangeville City Police, Grangeville Volunteer Fire Department and the Syringa Hospital ambulance crew. Candy and prize donations may be dropped off at the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office.

Local businesses are welcome to participate. To ensure a spot, RSVP by calling Idaho County Dispatch at 983-1100.

GHS conferences set for Nov. 2, 3

GRANGEVILLE — Parent-teacher conferences for Grangeville High School are set for Wednesday, Nov. 2, 4-8 p.m., and Thursday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to noon, 1-4 and 5-8 p.m.

There is no school for students Nov. 3 and 4.

Kid’s Klub ball set for this Saturday

GRANGEVILLE – Is your costume ready? The Kids Klub Halloween Costume Ball is this Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 p.m., at the Elks Lodge in Grangeville.

A costume contest will be held and tickets include dinner and dancing. Tickets are available at: The Gallery, Lindsley’s Home Furnishings and online at for $50 per person or reserve seating “Munsters Table” for eight, $600.

Assumption Parish dinner to be held Nov. 6

FERDINAND — Assumption Parish of Ferdinand will be holding its annual dinner and raffle on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Ferdinand parish hall. A roast beef and ham dinner with all the trimmings will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost for adults is $10, kindergarten through sixth grade is $5, and preschool and younger eat for free. The raffle drawing will begin at 4 p.m. with more than 30 chances to win. Bingo will be played all day.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Nov. 2

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Nov. 2, noon. Meals are served the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Clearwater Baptist Church. No charge for the luncheon, $5 donation appreciated when possible. All are welcome. Call 926-7776.

5th Sunday hymn sing set for Oct. 30 in Stites

STITES – The fifth Sunday hymn sing will take place at the Gospel Lighthouse in Stites Sunday, Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m. All are encouraged to attend.

Call 926-4766.

Buy Local gift fair set for Nov. 19 in Cottonwood

COTTONWOOD – A “Buy Local” gift fair is set for Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Cottonwood Community Hall

This event is open to the public and will include craft vendors, direct sales, soup and sweets.

For details or to be a part of the event, call organizer Megan Crea at 553-8431.


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