Marseilles Boy Scout Troop 0799 will host a Drive Thru BBQ on April 13th at United Methodist Church. The time for pick up is 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The cost is $13.00 per ticket. The ticket includes 2 pork chops or 1/2 chicken or a combination meal. Sides for the meal are applesauce, baked beans, coleslaw, dinner roll, and butter. Payment is due at the time of pick up, and cash or check will be accepted (payable to Marseilles Troop 0799).
Marseilles Athletic Club will be at it again with the flower basket sale for Mother’s Day week. All baskets will be $15 each, and they are all set as a 10 inch or larger hanging basket. They will be set up in front of Knudson Park on Saturday, May 1st from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pre-orders are available by phone call or text to Nate @ 8153434783. Cash or credit card will be accepted. up until Mother’s Day if needed.
The Marseilles Spring Rummage Sales will take place on Saturday, May 15th from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Sign up to be on the Map of Sales start on Monday, April 12th at the Marseilles City Hall. The cost if $5.00 to be listed on the Map of Sales.
For more details, call 815-795-2414. Sponsored by the Marseilles Tourism and Park Committee.
The Marseilles Police Department has seen an increase in scam phone calls, The most common scams they are receiving include Covid-19 testing, unemployment benefits, Social Security, and remote access from Amazon. Please be very cautious about releasing any personal information over the phone. If you have an issue or are not sure if something is a scam, please call the Police Department at 815-795-2131. Be safe!
We are looking for volunteers to help out! The Citizens Freedom Fest Committee is meeting on Monday, April 12th at Marseille City Hall at 6:00 p.m.
The Illinois Motorcycle Freedom Run is on this year! The date for the event will be June 19th. More details and informational flyers will be distributed soon.
It is time for the Military Banner program for Memorial Day. Everyone should be receiving applications with their March water bills, or you can pick them up at the Chamber Caboose. The chamber has quite a few banners that weren’t picked up from last year that need to be picked up as soon as possible. Call the office at 815-795-2323 for more information or to pick up your banner.
The Marseilles Public Pool is hiring lifeguards, a pool manager, and a concession manager for the 2021 season. Apply at the Marseilles City Hall at 209 Lincoln Street.
The Chamber wants to create a community cookbook that has recipes from both the business and residential communities in Marseilles and Seneca.
It will be fun and interesting to see all the great recipes from our two communities! You can send your recipe(s) by mail (135 Washington, Marseilles) or by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). Feel welcome to include any comments about your recipe along with your name and city/village.
The sooner you send in your favorites, the sooner it will be published!
The UK’s Royal Navy is building a ship to protect the undersea cables that play a critical role in how nations across the world communicate, and they form the backbone of the Internet. The new vessel is called the Multi-Role Ocean Surveillance ship, and it will carry a crew of 15 people when it comes into service in 2024. This vessel will also operate many autonomous undersea drones to help in its protection.
Curious how many undersea cables there are around the world? Visit https://www.submarinecablemap.com/ for the Submarine Cable Map.
Two is better than one! We start and end April with two FREE Previews of SHOWTIME on digiMAX premium channels 620 - 634!
The first preview starts at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, April 2nd, and runs through midnight on Sunday, April 4th. Look for the premiere of the Bellator MMA fight!
The second free preview starts at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, April 30th through midnight on Monday, May 3rd.
MTCO digiMAX TV has added the NASA channel in HD on channel 63. This channel is available in all digiMAX TV packages.
When not showing live news coverage, NASA TV airs a variety of programming, including seeing views of the Earth from the International Space Station; replays of mission operations or news conferences, and episodes of produced programs.
Apple just released an emergency update on March 27th for iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watch. It is an emergency update to patch a serious vulnerability found in iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS. The patches are 14.4.2, 14.4.2, and 7.3.3, respectively.
Apple claims that the vulnerability is being actively exploited to carry out malicious actions such as directing users to phishing sites.
If you have not already, it is important to install the patch now. On the iPhone and iPad, go to Settings and head over to General, then Software Update. For the Apple Watch, go into the Apple Watch app.
Sunday, April 11th
4:30 p.m. – (INSP)
Once a feared gunslinger and lawman, the legendary Bat Masterson trades his sheriff’s badge for a pen and becomes a newspaper reporter. While he once chased outlaws, he now chases stories, and beneath his front-page headlines, fearless lawman and ruthless outlaws ride once more. On a quest to separate fact from fiction, Masterson traverses the country to uncover the true stories behind the West’s incredible events. A bygone age of hardship and lawlessness is brought to life as eyewitnesses share their vivid memories of Wild Bill Hickock, Butch Cassidy, Annie Oakley, and many of the most notorious characters of the Wild West.
Monday, April 8th
9:00 p.m. – (FOOD)
Food Network’s newest series, Chef Boot Camp, takes a deep dive into one of the most critical and essential elements of restaurants everywhere – the chefs running the kitchen. The success of a restaurant starts and ends with the food they serve and trouble in the kitchen can jeopardize everything. Enter Cliff Crooks, Culinary Director of a global restaurant brand whose job entails making sure the entire enterprise runs smoothly, including hiring and firing the chefs for each kitchen. Now Cliff is taking his decades of expertise and embarking on a new mission to help struggling chefs from restaurants across the country prove that they deserve to keep running their kitchens.
Thursday, April 1st
9:00 p.m. – (NBC)
Christopher Meloni, reprising his role as Elliot Stabler, returns to the NYPD to battle organized crime after a devastating personal loss. However, the city and police department have changed dramatically in the decade he’s been away, and he must adapt to a criminal justice system in the midst of its own moment of reckoning. Stabler will aim to find absolution and rebuild his life while leading an elite new task force that is taking apart the city’s most
Sunday, April 18th
7:00 p.m. – (CBS)
This year marks the second time the awards show will be broadcast from Nashville at three iconic country music venues: the Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe. Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton lead the pack this year with six nominations each, followed by Miranda Lambert with five, and Ashley McBryde and Thomas Rhett with four. For the first time in ACM Awards history, four Black artists are nominated for awards in a single year, including Jimmie Allen, Kane Brown, Mickey Guyton and John Legend.