Thursday, January 07, 2010

3 inches of snow over night.
Another 3 inches today.
Still snowing...and blowing.
Snow will be moving away, very cold weather for the weekend.
School was cancelled today.
Therefore, no wrestling tonight.   We were set to broadcast the matches too.

Tomorrow night, the basketball teams play Mount Vernon...the girls there and
the boys here for the Wamac action.   Three games at each gym....freshmen at
 4:30, Sophomore/J.V. at 6 and varsity games around 7:30.

A girl was born January 4th at the local hospital to Frankie Hansen and Charles
Casel III.....of Maquoketa.      Paternal grandfather is Charles Casel, Jr. of

More on the Mark Proeschel resignation that I mentioned yesterday.    He and his wife
Donna will both work for the Madison firm that runs nursing  homes.    Mark has been
the YMCA boss here for 2 and 1/2 years and has been a YMCA employee for 37 years.
He said the Scott County Family YMCA will hire a replacement for him.    He leaves in mid-March.

A meeting is scheduled next week, January 14th, to talk about making  downtown Maquoketa a Historical or Cultural District.   The 4 p.m. meeting at city hall will be open to the public and a representative from the State Historic Preservation Office will be in attendance.

Mark on your calendar:

The 4th Annual WINE TASTING FOR CHARITY  will be Sunday, February 7th, from 1 until 4 p.m.
at the Decker Hotel in Maquoketa, sponsored by The Catholic Daughters of Americas
and benefiting Hospice of Jackson County.

The Annual KMAQ FARM AND HOME SHOW will be February 11th and 12th, each day from 10:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Maquoketa.


The 5th Annual MEN WHO COOK event will be Sunday, February 28th at the Pearson
Memorial Hall at the fairgrounds in Maquoketa.    Doors will open at 4 p.m. for seating
and music and serving will be from 5 until 7 p.m.    Entertainment by the Maquoketa famous
Black Velvet Band and the Maquoketa High School Singers, directed by Joel Hagan.

The white stuff is so beautiful!  We are so lucky!

Thanks for checking in.

Dennis Voy