Elgin needs two residents to file for council race

From Staff Reports Two member of Elgin Town Council are expected no to run in a Feb. 7 municipal election, and no one else has signed up for the seats with only¬† a few days left to file. Councilman Bryce H. Smith has said he won’t run for re-election, and Councilman Jim Wheaton said he probably won’t run. Both said they need more time to … Continue reading Elgin needs two residents to file for council race

IN A STEW

Thousands gathered last weekend to pay homage to the catfish, the whiskered wonder of Elgin. The 13-annual Catfish Stomp was “the biggest and best yet,” Nettie Moak¬†Campbell, Elgin town clerk, said. The three-day event featured carnival rides and games, arts and crafts, a parade, a car show and musical entertainment. Vendors sold corndogs and elephant ears, but most people chose to stand in line for … Continue reading IN A STEW