ELK GARDEN – As kids continue to cause problems in Elk Garden, local law enforcement officers are letting offenders know that the next time they are called it will be a fine.

By Ronda Wertman
Tribune Correspondent
ELK GARDEN – As kids continue to cause problems in Elk Garden, local law enforcement officers are letting offenders know that the next time they are called it will be a fine.
Mayor Marian Droppleman urged members of the council that when residents contact them with concerns, they should urge them to contact the police.
With the town budget due by the end of the month, the council agreed for Mike Ryan to formulate the budget as he has in past years.
The council is continuing to work on repairs at the town hall, researching a sign for the building and making plans for cleaning of the ditches and culverts along with a spring Clean Up Day.
Spring will kick off on Saturday, March 31,with an Easter parade at 1 p.m.  featuring floats and displays from area businesses, groups and churches. The egg hunt will be held at 2 p.m. at the Elk Garden School with participants divided into age groups. This will be followed by the annual steak dinner by the United Methodist Church at the Elk Garden Fire Hall at 3 p.m., also on March 31.
That evening residents are invited to watch the blue moon rising from the nearby Black Rock Resort.
A bluegrass festival is in the works for May 19 and will feature the Maysville Express and Highland Grass.
The town council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at the town hall.