30th Annual National Night Out set for Aug. 6


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Posted Online: July 03, 2013, 9:15 am
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Press release submitted by Ametra Carrol


Come celebrate our 30th Annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 6, at Longview Park Pavillion, 5 - 8 p.m.
Learn how to live in a cleaner, safer neighborhood! Friendly competitions between RIPD and RI County Sheriff Departments, Taser and K9 demonstrations, food, fun and much, much more!! Sponsored by Community Caring Conference (CCC), RIPD, RI Park and Recreation and Target.

Contact Ametra (309) 373-1202 or Connie (309) 786-0345 for information.

















 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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