April Turner, candidate for the House of Representatives for District 99 (Brooks, Freedom, Jackson, Knox, Monroe, Thorndike, Troy and Waldo), would like everyone to know how to contact her with any questions that you may have. Her cell number is 323-7016. Please feel free to call or text her. You can also email her at or message her on Facebook @April Turner for House of Representatives District 99. Good luck, April.

On Saturday, Oct. 27, beginning at 1 p.m., the Thorndike Congregational Church will host a "decorate your own trick or treat bag" event at the church. Just bring your friends as all materials will be provided at no charge. There will be prizes for the most original, the scariest and the cutest. Snacks will be provided. For more information, please call 568-3730.

Haunted Thorndike will be back on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the McKay Greenhouse and Research Center. Go through the haunted greenhouse, trick or treat up and down Gordon Hill Road, trunk or treat at the Thorndike Congregational Church and much, much more.

You can check out their website for more information.

Everyone needs to get out and vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at your local polling place. It is everyone's civic duty.

Carl Sandburg has been quoted as saying, "If the facts are against you, argue the law. If the law is against you, argue the facts. If the law and the facts are against you, pound the table and yell like hell."

Have a great week, stay warm and read a good book.