Community Events

Second mini-Relay for Life held at Unity

A group of high school students raised about $2,000 with the second annual mini-Relay for Life Friday night.
The Unity High School Teen Titans Relay for Life team held its own miniature version of the countywide fundraiser for the American Cancer Society at the high school track.
Survivors were honored, and a luminaria ceremony was held at dusk.

Unity West has Family Fun Night

Unity West Elementary School's PTO hosted a Family Fun Night on Feb. 28. Texas Roadhouse catered food to over 360 people, there was line dancing in the gym, and a dozen rooms hosted carnival-style games.

Rec Center hosts Daddy Daughter Dance

The Savoy Recreation Center hosted its annual Daddy Daughter Dance last Monday night. Participants enjoyed music, cake and punch and received a keepsake photo.

Unity Student Council hosts annual Sweetheart Dinner

The Unity High School Student Council hosted its 34th annual Senior Citizens’ Dinner and 14th annual Sweetheart Dinner Sunday.

Schumacher Shuffle 5K results announced

Results of the third annual Schumacher Shuffle 5K held on Nov. 23 at St. Thomas Catholic School were as follows:

Animal lovers get treat

Prairieland Feeds in Savoy hosted its 23rd annual Pet Fair Extravaganza Saturday and Sunday. Animal rescue organizations like Feline Exotic Rescue Center and Crosswinds Equine Rescue were represented.

See more photos in the Oct. 10 issue of The County Star.

Prairieland Feeds to host annual Pet Fair Extravaganza

Prairieland Feeds will host its 23rd annual Pet Fair Extravaganza Oct. 5 and 6.
The Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 6. The event is free to the public and showcases several regional animal rescue organizations.

Read the full story in the Oct. 3 issue of The County Star.

Fifth Orchard Days held

Visitors to Savoy Orchard Days enjoyed carnival rides, food, face painting and more on Friday, Sept. 20, and Saturday, Sept. 21, at Colbert Park, Savoy.

For more photos, see the Sept. 26 issue of The County Star.

Countryside 10K draws runners in support of ag

Countryside 10K
At Sidney

Draggin' Main to return to Paxton on Saturday

PAXTON — With the high temperature hovering around 50 degrees in the forecast for Saturday, Debi Chapman-Hermann is not expecting Mother Nature to ruin the annual return of Paxton’s tradition of “Draggin’ Main.”

Not that a little rain or snow could keep people away anyway.

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