Alittle shakin' goin' on-oh, yeah! The North Country earthquake that gave us a little wake up call a bit before 2 p.m. was felt and heard in our area on June 23. I thought I was imagining things when one end of the house "rumbled" but when I saw the vases on the window sill had fallen and stepping outside saw my full fuel tank leaning against the house, and a crack across the small sidewalk, I knew something was happening. I later learned that the fuel tank weighed over a ton and one end had been shifted so that one side leaned again the outside wall and vibrated. I can't end this story for you as the fuel barrel has to be pumped, and then it has to be reset (the tank). Did anyone else get shook?
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Birthdays being celebrated this week include Angel Monroe and Cecil Vopleus, July 10; Sierra Kennedy, Aug. 12; Steph Gossen, July 13; Steve McNeill, July 14; Sarah Bills, Roger Monroe, Bill Wagner, Albert Buell and Charlie Bills, July 15; Joe Sayer and Cindy Neeham, July 16.
Anniversaries are John and Cheryl Chase on July 11, Tim and Tammy Baker (25 years) and Kathy and Ed Binder (53 years) on July 13 and Michele and Robert Olden on July 14.
Congratulations to the Thurman Emergency Squad which became an independent volunteer company on July 15, 2001.
Get well wishes
Get well wishes go out to Diane Wood, Wanda Wood, Don Vopleus, and our friend Irv; Kermit Baker, Tammy Winslow and Ken Ackley.
Emergency squad could use help
Do your children like to help out in the neighborhood? The Thurman Emergency Squad will be training a junior squad, ages 14 and up. For more information, call 623-9014 and leave a message or 623-4254 after 4 p.m.