Knox Town News

By Rita Doughty | Sep 28, 2012



And what to my wondering eyes should appear -- No, it's not Santa and his tiny reindeer -- it's eight pigs. Yep, they were walking down Morse Road as if they owned it. Soon, New Beat Farm folks showed up with a pail of grain. The pigs beat-footed it right behind Peg's mobile home and garage. As we left all eight pigs were merrily on their way back home and their freedom ended.

Apple Festival

Oct. 13, 4:30-6 p.m. at Dirigo Grange, Freedom.


Belated happy birthday to grandson Kayden "Sam" Doughty in Brooks Oct. 2.

Get well

To John Cushman in Searsmont -- hope you are feeling better. And to Francis "Mavah" Clark of Albion and Unity -- hope you are getting better.

Get well wishes to Maude Ghent, who fell and broke her hip. She's at Harbor Hill in Belfast.

Get well to Laurel Drew in Thorndike.

Get well soon, guys!


Our 4th District ladies are first place in membership now. Must get the dues collected. Way to go!


Sara had a game with Bangor, and they tied 2-2. She made both goals. Katie played two games with Pen Bay and Waterville. They won both. Great job. Go, Winslow! I also watched the Troy team and Knox team games. Troy won.


Sept. 27 was the first day of bow hunting for deer and turkeys. Well, I've seen plenty of turkeys, hardly any deer.


Public events upcoming at American Legion: Breakfast Oct. 13, 7-9 a.m. Corned beef and cabbage supper Oct. 20, 5-6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome!


Rabies clinic for Waldo County residents at Thorndike fire department Nov. 10, 9-11a.m.

Veteran needs

At the Togus VA hospital they need lap robes 40"x40" or bigger -- any size they will find a need. (Any material, cotton or fleece, knit or crocheted.). We use them for the Maine Veterans' Home, too.


The HEAP fuel assistance program is accepting applications. Call 800-498-3025 or 338-3025. I drove to Belfast for appointments as phone was so busy.


It was good to get on Facebook and connect with long-lost friends (actually fun) until newness wears off or my laptop does a complete crash! Ha.

Knox Grange

Oct. 20 is the last supper of the season for the grange at Knox Station. This Saturday,, Sept. 29, there is a public turkey supper for Waldo Pomona.


Pleasant Hill Cemetery Assoc., Freedom Bi-Annual meeting at Freedom Congregational Church Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m. for lot owners or representatives (call info 382-6783).


On Sept. 27 Veronica, Shirley, Hilda and I met to update our district bylaws and constitution at Waterville.


Our auxiliary PDP Jeri Brooks Greenwell of Bethel lost her husband, Jerry Greenwell. Our thoughts to her and condolences. Also, our thoughts to the family of Geneva Sylvester, (widow of Stephen), who passed away recently in Belfast.

Until next time

I haven't mastered how to submit my news e-mail yet. Hope to get there. Thanks, JoAnne & Marilyn, for your help and patience with me. The leaves are really turning pretty colors and falling fast. Got veggies to deal with -- good eating. No Special Olympics scarf project this year -- a lot left over.

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