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Those interested in being part of history in the making will not want to miss Thurman’s hometown celebration of Warren County’s Bicentennial on June 15, 2013. Anyone interested in creating a float or participating in the parade is urged to contact Evelyn Wood at the town hall, 623-9649.

Thurman officials have decided to name this Bicentennial celebration “Thurman Old Home Days” to be held the evening of Friday June 14 and Sunday 15 starting and Saturday from mid-day until dusk. The celebration is to be filled with activities such as a parade, children’s games, a military encampment, live music, and fireworks.

The Thurman transfer station’s hours of operation are noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Special local trash bags, available for purchase either at the Town Hall or the transfer station, are necessary for depositing household refuse at the facility. Call 623-9649 or 623-4588 for the hours they can be obtained.

Those experiencing difficulty getting their trash to the Thurman transfer station may have Jim Desourdy take them there for $5 per week, or $5 per pickup as needed. Desourdy routinely picks up every Saturday starting at 9 a.m. To reach him, call 623-4254.

Thurman activities and events

The annual Highway Crew Appreciation Luncheon will be held Feb. 26 at the Thurman Town Hall. the meal will be served to road crew members at 11 a.m. Debbie Runyon has offered to volunteer and is looking for people to assist by donating food and drinks, plastic plates and cups, silverware, etc. Anyone interested in assisting at the event is urged to contact Runyon at 744-5677 — your help would be greatly appreciated. Debbie expresses her thanks, in advance, to those who can assist in this event. Our local road crew works hard regardless of the weather conditions, does a great job, and they deserve their special day.

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