Tidioute Community Charter School will hold an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Along with meeting with your child's teachers, parents and community members can attend the Scholastic Book Fair and stop by the SAC bake sale.
Walleye tournament winners
The 14th annual George Jones Memorial Walleye Tournament proved to be a success once again. Pictured left to right are first-place winners Brian Potts and Dave Manross; Madeline Jones, Second-place winners Brad Nuttall and Jeremy Jamieson; third-place winners are Vaughn Ralston and Terry Miller.
Brad Nuttall of Tidioute displays his winning 5.76-pound walleye for the Lunker Award in the George Jones Memorial Walleye tournament on Saturday.
Trip To Elk Country
Members of the Tidioute Senior Center and friends from the community are seen here outside the Visitors Center where they all enjoyed a trip to Benezette, Pa., to view the elk. They saw 83 in all.
Linda Scott and Jim Bees pose with Brenda Evans who portrayed Queen Elizabeth I in the “And the Feast goes on” on Sunday during the Medieval Feast at the Riverside Inn Dinner Theatre.
Tonight's The Night
Wednesday, Oct. 6, from 4 to 7p.m. there will be a fund-raiser benefitting VFW and Auxiliary District 19 for the Stinebiser Steering Committee. The committee was formed to help Sherry Stinebiser raise funds for next year when she becomes department president.
The benefit will be held at the Cook Forest Country Inn at 5491 Forest Rd., Vowinekle.
A percentage of the bill for dinner and or drinks will be added to the fundraiser.
For more information, call Fran Stoneburg, secretary at 484-7708.
Knights of Columbus
The Tidioute Knights of Columbus, Council of the Saints 9304 will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct.7, at 7:30 p.m. at St. John Church Center.
All members are asked to attend and bring another member or guest with them.
Tidioute residents will be searching for sponsors for the Annual CROP Walk that will take place on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. Walkers will gather and start at the Methodist Church.
Those wishing to walk can obtain a sign-up sheet at St. John Church, Presbyterian Church or the Methodist Church or contact Mary Huntington at 484-7766.
Walkers need to obtain sponsors and try to raise as much cash as possible. Twenty-five percent of funds raised will stay in Tidioute to help with food for those in need.
Swedish Union Church
Allegheny Bible Church will hold the annual Harvest Services at the Swedish Union Church. The services of praise and thanksgiving to the Lord will be held on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 11 a.m.
Members of the community and their families and friends are invited to attend.
VFW Post 8803
VFW Post 8803 and Servicemen's Home Corporation will be having their monthly meeting on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 9 a.m.
A sign-up sheet to attend the Past Commanders dinner will be available after the meeting.
There will be a trustees meeting of the Swedish Union Cemetery Committee on Sunday, Oct.10, at 2 p.m.
For more information, contact Janet Anderson at 484-3290.
Boy Scout Troop Pack 27 from Tidioute will be selling popcorn the next few weeks.
Sales will take place in downtown Tidioute at Polly's ShurSave Market on Saturday from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.
You can purchase corn already popped or you can pop your own; there will be plain, caramel and cheese, as well as nuts for sale.
This is for those in grades kindergarten through grade five.
If you miss the sales, you can contact Jill Faulkner at 730-3032 and place an order.
Home games for the Lady Bulldogs are Friday, Oct. 8, East Forest at 6 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 15, Calvary Baptist at 4:30 p.m.; and Thursday, Oct. 21, East Forest School at 6 p.m.
Members of the Tidioute Knights of Columbus donated a bicycle to the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament for the drawing at the conclusion of the tournament for those who purchased presale tickets.
Senior Center Menu
Monday, Oct.11, is bacon cheeseburger, potatoes and dessert.
Tuesday, Oct.12, is hot turkey sandwich and gravy, mashed potatoes and dessert.
Thursday, Oct. 14, will be fish, coleslaw, potatoes and dessert.
Call the day before and sign up by calling 484-3020.
Grand Opening Set
A grand opening for the Tidioute Medical and Dental Center, Inc., 115 Main St., is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tours will take place from 11 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 2 p.m.
At noon, a dedication ceremony will take place under a tent.
The VFW Post 8803 will present and raise the U.S. Flag from the Color Guard, while the Tidioute Community Charter School choir and band provide music.
A few guest speakers will provide commentary, and refreshments will be served to celebrate the official opening.
This is open to anyone who would like to come.
Fourteen years of another successful walleye tournament held in memory of George Jones was held on Saturday, Oct. 2.
There were 14 teams participating and this year there was one woman registered to fish and Diane Jamieson fished with her husband Tom and she caught two walleye and Tom also caught two. Tom has been the chairman for the past 14 years and is the one who approached Madeline Jones, widow of George Jones, about having this memorial tournament.
A total of 43 fish were caught with a total weight of 87.32 pounds.
Lunker award went to Brad Nuttall with a 5.76 walleye and first-place winners were Dave Manross and Brian Potts with 14.90 pounds; second place went to Jeremy Jamieson and Brad Nuttall with 14.65 pounds and third place went to Vaughn Ralston and Terry Miller with 13.08.
Thank you go out to John Motzer for the purchase and donation of the plaques for each winning team, Mark Zofcin of West Hickory for his donations, Bob and Dick Jamieson for their help with all the paperwork and working the scales. Diane Jamieson for getting the permits and getting out the applications. And thank you to the Jones family for the donation they make to the Junior King of the PA State Championship Fishing Tournament held in September each year and for the food, Polly's ShurSave for the hot dog buns and thanks to the PSCFT for the use of the scales.
Tom Jamieson is stepping down as chairperson and Terry Cotterman is taking over.
1. Jim Spargo, Amanda Shields, Tammie Silvis
2. Allyvia Morgan, Melissa Sibits, Joe Wilcox, Crystal Heenan, Carol Simons
3. Kim Schneider, Jeff Anderson, Mandy Sarver
4. Marco Kremer, Sheila McAllister, Jerod Hulings, David Watson
5. Jonathon Buccardo, Patrick Shoemaker
6. Becky Sovich, Nena Meeks, Julia Sveda, Jim Martin, Jacki Nuttall, Melanie Bunce, Chris McIntyre
7. Sally Paulmier, Paul Downey, Michael Campbell
8. Kathy Berlin, Ian Houghton, Greg Nuttall, Robin Seelinger
9. Debbie Roofner
10. Dennis Sabella, Kelly Blair, Roberta Knight, Lynn Buccardo
11. Sammy Veasey, Brianna Barton, Kathy Matie, Ken Kitelinger
12. Allexa Morgan, Chase Brown, Ashley West
13. Gavin Dashner, Larry Carnahan
14. Elayne Blair, Danielle Barton, Freida Robertson, Bob Joseph
15. Butch Leach, Dave Spencer, Aliesa Gionti, Carl Fike, Yvonne Johnson, Suzanne Kitelinger
16. Natalie McLaughlin
17. Harold Simons
18. Autumn Shoemaker, Patrick McLaughlin
19. Bill Kitelinger
20. Mike Clifton, Pat Bowles, Judy Sabella, Jane Downey, Jerry Come, Carl Lanager
21. Justin Campisano, Jeanna Carnahan, George Sveda, Ginny Brocklehurst, Tom Shoemaker
22. Jacob Craft, Madeline Jones, Scott McCandrew, Jay Sutton
23. Diana Hollabaugh, Donna Fiscus, Rev G. Donald McAfoose, Jim Salapek, Mickey Wyman, Bill Shanley
24. Denise Myers, Sue York, Rachel Come
25. Adam Shoemaker, Harvey Weaver, Brandon Moore, Jeneal Johnson
26. Reta Adams, Robert Davis, Kyle Kowalski, Joe Frisina
27. Anna Sveda, Sally Steffee
29. Anthony Pollaro, Caleb Moore, Maggie Rapp, Ruth Gerus, Tommy King
30. Matthew Proper, Jason Martin, Mark Johnson
31. Bill Palmer, Harold Brocklehurst, Desiree Mechling
Oct. 6: TCCS Open House 6 - 8 p.m.
Stinebiser Steering Committee
Oct. 7: Knights of Columbus at 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 10: VFW Post 8803 Meeting at 9 a.m.
Swedish Union Church Harvest Services at 11 a.m.
CROP Walk at 2 p.m.
Swedish Union Cemetery meeting at 2 p.m.