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Athol-Thurman 2-27-10

Luncheon to Honor Buyces

The Thurman community has planned a public potluck luncheon for Saturday March 6 at the Thurman Baptist Church to honor Elmer and Myrtle Buyce. The event, set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., is intended to demonstrate the community's appreciation for all that this couple has done for both the church and the community over many years.

Friends and family of the couple are invited to stop by any time during the affair and share food and fellowship with the Buyces. Elmer grew up and worked in Thurman all his life, and courted Myrtle Putnam, whose parents had moved to Thurman. The two married in October 1968 and made their home in Elmer's family home on Buyce Rd., living until 1999 without electricity. The Buyces have been very active in Thurman Baptist Church and other community organizations, and have hosted many beneficial community activities on their property. All in the community are invited to bring a food dish and join the March 6 event, or just stop in and greet the Buyces. For details, call Joan Harris at 623-2007.

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Get Well wishes are out to Elmer Buyce, Charles Dingman Sr., Ed Brown, Wanda Vopleus, Iva Hall, and Don Vopleus.

Thank you to all who sent cards, called and offered prayers during the recent hospital stay of Elmer Buyce. He is home now and recuperating. Thanks to all who in any way stepped in to help, Myrtle and Elmer Buyce said this week.

Filomena Riviello, Thurman Town Justice, and Tonya Springer, Thurman Court Clerk, have returned to town after spending a few days in New York City at the Association of Towns training sessions held during Presidents week.

Has anyone seen a long hair brown dachshund that has wondered away from her Athol Rd. home? She has been gone since Feb. 10 and is two years old. Any information would be appreciated. If you have any clue concerning the dog's whereabouts, call 623-2472. Are there still Stanley home product parties in the area? Call 623-2580 if you know of any.

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