water report ready
The Town of Laurel has prepared its 1998 Drinking Water Quality Report.
The report includes basic information on the town's source water,
the levels of any detected contaminants and compliance with drinking
water rules. Copies of the report may be obtained at the town office,
Poplar and Mechanic streets, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5
Last days for haunted house
The Cemetery House, Laurel's seventh annual haunted house, hayride
and corn maze, will be held on Oct. 29 and 30, next to the Odd Fellows
Cemetery on Delaware 24, Laurel. Admission is $5 or $4 with a non-perishable
food item. Children under 6 are admitted free. Free parking.
Sponsor is Charity Lodge #27 IOOF. For details, call Charles Yelle,
Library to host firearms demo
On Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m., Ben Ewing, Georgetown, will give
a talk and demonstration on firearms safety. This presentation will
be open to all ages. Ewing teaches hunter education for the state
and is a former representative of the National Black Powder Association.
He is also a competitive shooter in black powder. Ewing will cover
such topics as how black powder is made, its function and how guns
are loaded and unloaded.
will help sight-impaired
The 12th annual Laurel Lions Club Journey for Sight will be Sunday,
Nov. 7, at Trap Pond State Park in Laurel. Registration will be held
at 1 p.m. with the walk getting under way at 1:30 p.m.
If members of an organization, church group, or club walk as a group,
the Lions Club will return 50 percent of their collected pledges to
the organization. All proceeds collected by the Laurel Lions Club
will be used for sight-related projects. There will also be a basket
at the registration table to collect used eyeglasses. Refreshments
will be available at the finish line and awards will be presented
at the completion of the walk.
Sponsor sheets may be picked up at Laurel Petroleum and The Insurance
Market or by phoning 875-4741.
Library series is a mystery
The Laurel Public Library's mystery series continues Nov. 3, when
the discussion will focus on P.D. James' "An Unsuitable Job for a
Woman." John Wenke, Salisbury State University, will lead the discussion.
Lioness to hold bake sale
The Laurel Lioness Club will hold a bake sale Saturday, Nov. 6, in
front of Laurel's French's Super Value (old Food Rite). The sale will
begin at 8 a.m. until everything is gone.
Club members will also be selling nuts and chances on a Thanksgiving