Athol-Thurman 8-28-10

Remember, Thurman has a food pantry at the town hall, which is open Monday through Friday during office hours and all residents are welcome to stop by if and when they should find themselves in need of a helping hand. Its been a rough year for many families. Don't feel ashamed if you have to ask for help as there will always be a chance for you to repay the kindness. For details, call 623-9649.

Russell family

reunion held

A family members and friends gathered Aug. 14 at the Echo Lake Park and enjoyed a delicious covered dish picnic as well as socializing and sharing memories. Approximately 30 to 35 folks traveled from near and far, coming from as far as Kentucky, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Many photos were taken and many folks got to meet new relatives. They are planning on meeting next year at the same place.

Town business map under development

Any business large or small would be welcome to be depicted on a new map which is being given out at various locations. Call 623-9305 for information or e-mail thurman@aol.com

Volunteers will soon be needed for events in September, November and December. Can you help? Those who would like to be on a list to be called to see if you would be free to help at certain events, call 623-9305 or 623-2580.

School opening, circa 1918

Warrensburg School opened Sept. 5, 1918 with 268 pupils enrolled. In June of the same year there were eight students in the graduating class.

Special days in 'Almost Heaven' country

Thurman residents' birthdays to remember this week include those of: William Chapman, Warren Leigh, Jim Needham, Brian Rounds, Julie Cook, John Needham, Nolan Templeton, and Aiden Moulton - all Aug. 28; Nicole Deloria, Aug. 29; Marty Baker, Sept. 1; Bill Galusha and Iva Hall, Sept. 2; and Beth Galusha, Kylelee Combs and Donna Hermann, Sept. 3.

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