The Marseilles Fall Rummage Sales will take place on Saturday, September 19th from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Sign up by September 11th at the City Hall on 209 Lincoln Street to be included on the map for $5.00. Maps will be available Wednesday, September 16th at D&S Grocery, Casey’s, Twin Oaks Bank, and Circle K. Call 8150795-2414 with any questions or visit https://www.facebook.com/Marseilles-Tourism-and-Park-
The Marseilles Police Department reminds everyone to be cautious with the many COVID-19 scams that are going around. If you have questions about a possible scam or want to report a scam, call the Marseilles Police Department at 815-795-2131.
Below are just a few things to look out for:
• HVAC cleaning to “protect” you from COVID-19.
• Authentic looking emails meant to steal personal information.
• Callers claiming to be from Medicaid and Medicare offering COVID-19 tests as long as you pay with a credit card.
• Callers asking for personal information needed to send stimulus checks. Remember that government agencies will never call you to ask for personal information or money.
• Fake websites asking for donations for familiar organizations.
The Marseilles Boy Scout Troop 799 is hosting a Drive-Thru BBQ on Wednesday, September 22nd from 4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. at the River Valley Church at 1611 Adams Street in Ottawa.
The cost per person is $13.00 and includes two pork cops or 1/2 chicken or a combination meal. Sides include applesauce, baked beans, coleslaw, and a dinner roll. there is also a kids hot dog meal available for $5.00.
Payment is due at the time of pick-up in the form of cash or a check payable to Troop 799.
As of August 26th, the Marseilles Nursing Service has given out 2,492 cloth masks! Call or stop by and get what you need as they have masks of all sizes still available in our office.
They also have equipment to loan with lift chairs, hospital beds, shower chairs, walkers, wheelchairs, transport chairs, knee scooters, and more.
* Supplies to give away. Pads, briefs, pull-ups, pill organizers, nebulizers, blood glucose
monitors....again too much to list.
Please call them to ask how they can help you. Hours are Monday - Thursday from 8:30 a.m - 12:00 p.m. at 227 S Main Street in Marseilles.
Did you know it only costs $5.00 a month to be a member of the Marseilles Lions Club? And for a limited time, the $35.00 initiation fee will be waived.
Lions Clubs supports a range of good causes and projects in its area where you can get
involved. Every day Lions are having fun by organizing remarkable and memorable fundraising
activities. Every year in Europe alone, Lions Clubs’ members volunteer around 6 million hours of
service and raise $88 million to support the needs of local communities.
For information on The Marseilles Lions Club or application, call 815-795-2487.
The Marseilles Library is still offering front door pick up. The hours are now:
Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 .p.m
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 .a.m - 2:00 p.m.
People can use computers for business purposes only like unemployment issues, job searches, copies, school work, census, etc. You will need to make an appointment. There is a 30-minute limit and wearing a face covering is required.
If you have any questions please call the library at 1-815-795-4437.
The Marseilles City Council meetings in September will be held on Wednesday, September 2nd and Wednesday, September 16th. The meetings start at 6:00 p.m. at 209 Lincoln Street.
Where the best shows and movies come together to form one extraordinary entertainment experience. HBO Max is a streaming service where you can stream all of HBO together with even more of your favorite series and blockbuster movies, plus new and exclusive Max Originals.
HBO Max is included with your paid digiMAX TV HBO subscription! You can also choose to purchase HBO Max as a stand-alone streaming service for everyone in the family at just $15 per month.
Call MTCO between 9/1/2020 - 10/31/2020 to start your 30-Day Free Trial of SHOWTIME! Watch acclaimed series, hit movies, and more. The monthly cost for SHOWTIME after your free 30-day trial is only $10.99/mo.
The Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, and World Fishing Network will be open to view for all digiMAX TV customers, regardless of what channels you are subscribed to, for the entire month of September!
Hunting fans can look for the annual “Deer Week” programming the week of September 14th - 20th! Country music star Tyler Farr (Only Truck in Town) will join Sportsman Channel’s Jeff Danker (BuckVentures) as host for the week.
To access all available TV channels, press the Guide button on your remote control, then press the Blue button to toggle until “Showing All Channels” shows in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen.
The FBI and CISA are warning about a new wave of attacks, called Vishing, that uses social engineering to target people working from home. Vishing, or Voice Phishing, is where criminals act as a company’s IT professionals and call victims to obtain desired information and direct them to a phishing website.
Read more about this warning at https://www.zdnet.com/article/fbi-and-cisa-warn-of-major-wave-of-vishing-attacks-targeting-teleworkers/?ftag=TRE-03-10aaa6b&bhid=29273059374521565586646297739689&mid=13007243&cid=2243310265
Google has released Chrome 85 and is promising this version of the browser will deliver page loads that are as much at 10% faster due to Profile Guided Optimization (PGO) and Tabe Throttling.
Visit this page for full details on the new release: https://www.zdnet.com/article/big-chrome-update-you-get-faster-page-loads-plus-expandable-tab-groups-says-google/?ftag=TRE-03-10aaa6b&bhid=29273059374521565586646297739689&mid=13007243&cid=2243310265
INSP channel is no longer only in standard definition on channel 59, it is now also available for all digiMAX TV customers in HD on channel 587! INSP is a family-entertainment network that provides a trusted viewing experience with a lineup of exclusive and original series, Westerns, and action-filled drama.
Visit their website to enter a sweepstake to win a Yeti cooler, hat, and REI gift card at https://www.insp.com/sweepstakes This sweepestake ends Monday, September 7th at 8:50 a.m. CST.