Saturday, August 21, 2010

JJ's Best Buys

"Don't spend more than you have to!" Found on Rt. 40, across from the Grade School, JJ's Best Buys is owned by Jim and Becky Jewell. They offer used furniture and appliances. They also offer used and wholesale appliance parts.

For more information, call 217-690-2408 or e-mail

The Rock Fitness Center

The Rock Fitness Center is owned by Dr. Rob Frost and his wife, Leigh. The Fitness Center features a wide variety of fitness equipment. Different memberships are available-- single and family. For a $2.00 fee, a 24 hour access key is offered for those who like to work-out early or late!

For more information, call 618-483-3103. The Rock Fitness Center is located on Do It Drive, behind the Home Center.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Effingham County Fair

The Effingham County Fair is held each year during the first week in August. It is an agricultural/4-H fair and is one of the larger fairs in Southern Illinois.

The Effingham Fairgrounds features a large Grandstand where concerts are shown, along with the annual Fair Queen pageant, tractor pulls, a rough stock rodeo, and the demo derby.
The fairgrounds features several exhibit halls and animal barns along with a carnival. And, of course, there is lot's of fair food!