Archives for November 2011

36th Annual Elgin Catfish Stomp

It's that time of year again, now that the holiday season is in full swing, the parade season kicks off this weekend.  The 36th Annual Elgin Catfish Stomp starts on Thursday with the Carnival opening and Friday night will be the Catfish Stomp Pagaent and Saturday will be the parade.  There are many other activities planned and Saturday will have a full schedule w/the parade starting @ 10:00, live entertainment, vendors, car show and of course, catfish stew and friend catfish-all located at the … [Read more...]

The Holiday Season is Here

It's that time of year again, we will gather with our families next week to feast and enjoy Thanksgiving.  I always look forward to this time of year because I love spending time with my family and getting to see those that come to visit.  I wish everyone safe travels as they go to be with their loved ones and hope you enjoy your time with them.  I'm sure you're all waiting patiently for the sales for Black Friday-I encourage you as you go out to make your purchases and take the time to enjoy a … [Read more...]

Rest in Peace Mrs. Mamie

On behalf of myself and the Town of Elgin, I would like to extend my sympathy to the family of Mamie Pierce.  For those of you who did not have the opportunity to know this woman, I am sorry, for there will never be another like her.  I was fortunate to grow up around her and learned very quickly that she was one tough cookie.  She had a heart of gold and a smile that could melt the snow off a mountaintop-she loved all that took the time to get to know her.  She and her husband, Mr. Curtis, have … [Read more...]

November 1, 2011- Minutes

The monthly meeting of the Elgin Town Council was held Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 7 p.m. at the Elgin Town Hall with Mayor Brad Hanley presiding. Councilman Ross was absent. Invocation by Melissa Emmons and Pledge of Allegiance led by Larry Risvold followed. Motion to approve the October minutes by Larry Risvold, 2nd by Melissa Emmons. Unanimous vote. Mayor Hanley noted the two new business licenses: Palmetto Properties & Construction (Temporary) and RAS Contracting LLC Financial … [Read more...]