Pioneer Bluegrass Festival returns for 36th year

by Lauren Locke

 PIERPONT – If you are looking for an entertaining way to pass your time or have an interest in bluegrass music, you won’t want to miss this year’s Pioneer Bluegrass Festival, as scheduled for Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, at The Pioneer Picnic Grounds in Pierpont.(From June 14 edition).

Community members create a book exchange at Pierpont Farmers’ Market

by Lauren Locke

 

PIERPONT - In hopes of getting books out to the community of Pierpont (as they do not have a Bookmobile), the Pierpont Beautification Committee will soon be joining up with Andover Public Library during Pierpont Farmers’ Market this year in order to offer the community a book exchange through donated or out-of-circulation books.(From June 14 edition).

Owners Wildwood Acres continues to make improvements since taking over in 2018

by Lauren Locke

 ANDOVER – Since taking over Wildwood Acres Family Campground in April of 2018 at its location of 6091 Marvin Road in Andover, Bonnie and Wes Kirkwood, along with their son Ben, have been working hard to make improvements for their campers, while getting to know the people that stay at their site.(From June 14 edition).

Andover Public Library announces several upcoming summer programs

by Lauren Locke

ANDOVER – If you are looking for a fun activity or a chance to socialize with members of your community while reading books this summer, you may want to check out some of the upcoming June summer reading programs scheduled at Andover Public Library.(From June 7 edition).

Andover Public Library offers a Mental Health First Aid Training program

by Lauren Locke


ANDOVER – As a way of helping community members identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance abuse disorders, Andover Public Library offered an all-day Mental Health First Aid Training event to the community on Friday, May 31, through Bridge Health Services as taught by Bridget Swihart.(From June 7 edition).

Andover Christian Church prep for its June 24-28 VBS

by Lauren Locke

ANDOVER – Get ready to go on an African adventure this year, as Andover Christian Church will be presenting the theme “Roar” while highlighting though life is tough, God is good for its June 24-28 Vacation Bible School this year at 150 Stillman Avenue within Andover. (From June 7 edition).