Knox Town News

By Rita Doughty | Jun 12, 2014

This Saturday June 14th

The Italian Spaghetti Feast Supper is Saturday 4-6 pm. Come on out to Freedom Cong. Church and have supper. Come hungry, and bring your friends. This benefits The Sign Project for Pleasant Hill Cemetery. How nice it will be to finally have a sign. Hope you can make it !!!

Happy Father's Day on Sunday to all the Father's. Enjoy your day!!!

Mustang Youth Football

The sign ups are June 19 and 20. At Larrabee Field 5:30 pm. We will have flag football for the K- 6th Grade. Boys or Girls. Call Amy 592-1482 or Rachel 568-3898   Hope to see many of you come to sign up.

Waldo County Firefighters Assoc.

There is a County wide Bottle Drive going on now until June 21st. The proceeds will benefit the 2015 Firefighters Convention, the first ever for Waldo County.Bottles can be dropped off at Waldo Ave. Bottle Redemption in Belfast., 10-4 Store and Redemption in Montville.MT Bottles in Searsport as well. Some Fire Dept's. will accept returnables, just call to find out. If you need them picked up, call Lisa or Bill Gillespie 589-3663. Please let these locations know you want to donate to the Firefighters. Thanks!!

Pit Stop

The Pit Stop is open again. The hours are Sun.-Thurs. 6 am - 9 pm. And Fri. and Sat. 6 am - 11 pm. Stop on by and say Hello to the new  owner.

Walk for Warriors

The Freedom Fire Dept. will be hosting a Fund Raiser to benefit the Wilderness Walk for Warriors. Events included are a Hike on Frye Mt. at 7:30 am,  and a Chicken BBQ at noon at the fire house. $7.00 Hike, and $ 8.00 for BBQ. Contact Jeff Bishop at 322-1888 for more info or email at This sounds like lots of fun.

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit

The dinner at Mt. View Cafe on June 22nd Sunday at 12 noon will benefit Tanya Hubbard. She is the beloved teacher many, many students think the world of. She is battling cancer again. Let's show our support and attend the Dinner. There will be a Silent Auction, and Pie Auction being held. Wow to have a whole pie..!!! Yummy. Hope they have Lemon.

Chicken BBQ Benefit

Tammy Leeman Shaw is battling cancer, and needs our help and support. There will be a Chicken BBQ June 28th 4:30 pm at Thorndike Town Office.

5K Fun Run, Walk, and Roll

1 st Annual event at Camp NEOFA Sat., June 28th 7:30 am. in Montville. Come show up and join us.

Knox Station Grange

The Annual Supper for this month June 21st 4:30-6 pm will be Roast Beef and all the Trimmings. The suppers are so good. Those Grange folks sure know how to have an old fashioned supper. You won't go away hungry. And the Pie they serve is so good. Come support our Grange.

Local Young Author

JoJo Thoreau aka Lydia Schofield is a budding new Author. Check out her new book Bendy-Wendy at She is still working on more projects. Good for you young lady.

Memories at 95 yr's young

Yes, you read that right. Marjorie Larrabee will celebrate her 95th Birthday on August 3rd at the Farm. 12 Noon. No Gifts please. Just your favorite memories of her. Please send them to her at 8 Oakes Rd. Knox, Me. 04986 email Lona at for more info. Let's help Marge celebrate her birthday.

The Lost Kitchen

Erin French will soon open her restaurant The Lost Kitchen at the Grist Mill in Freedom. Keep tuned for more info.

Walker School Reunion

The Reunion is planned for July 27th 10:30 am- until the last person leaves. Liberty Masonic Hall Main St. Liberty. Contact Edna Mitchell for further info.

Fourth of July

Horse Pulling at Clayton Larrabee's, and Nonie's. 7-9 am Weigh In At 9 am ,  All Game Horse Show. Noon Chicken  BBQ,  4 pm Cow Chip Bingo. Pig Scramble for the Kiddos with 10 Pigs to chase after. Ermal aka John Wayne the Duke will perform, and Paula, the Yodeling Sweetheart. at 11:30 am. Other events. Contact Clayton for further info, 568-3475.

Horse and Ox Pull 3rd Annual

On July 19 and 20th there will be Ox and Horse Pulling again this year to benefit the Knox Historical Society. This is our Premier Fund Raiser, so please come and join in. There will be Mutton Bustin' and Piano Bashing. Chicken BBQ 12 Noon. Horse Apple Derby, Pig Scramble, 10 Pigs to race after for the kids. And more. 568-3475 info.

Get Well Wishes Sent to Florida

Get well to my cousin, Carl Stewart in Florida. He is recovering from two heart attacks he had during his back surgery. He is home now and getting better. His sister, Fran Flowers is visiting him for a week. Love you ! From your Maine cousins.

Get Well

I am sending Get Well Wishes to Doug McAvey , ( Heidi's Dad ) who is in the hospital. Hope you are well very soon. Happy Birthday to you from Damien and Kelsea !!!


Get Well

Get well wishes to Lori Cobb who has been sick. Hope you are better soon.

Happy Birthday

Birthday wishes are being sent to all of you celebrating your big day !!!

Until next week,

Enjoy our days, rain or shine. There is always something to do even if it rains and you are at home. Take care all. There has been  some kind of sickness going around, people feeling just plain miserable.  Get better soon !!!  have not got my cucumbers planted or anything. The shrubs are loaded with blossoms, and bees galore.My  honeysuckle, and snowball bushes. Hey Wayne I am still waiting for my new barrel planters...


































































































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