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Participants in the 2012 Warrensburg Marathon Dance show their enthusiasm.

Participants in the 2012 Warrensburg Marathon Dance show their enthusiasm. Photo provided

Thurman to hold ‘Old Home Days’

The Town of Thurman has named their hometown observance of the Warren County Bicentennial as Thurman Old Home Days. The celebration is to be held the evenings of Friday June 14 and Saturday June 15. The two-day fest will be filled with activities including a parade, a military encampment, children’s games, live music, and fireworks.

Town of Thurman news

Three local residents are now being sought to serve on the Thurman Board of Assessment Review. The board has two members, and is supposed to have five, appointed to the panel by the Thurman Town Board. Anyone interested should write a letter of interest to the Thurman Town Clerk. The board’s function is to hear the objections citizens may raise about their assessments.

If the Board of Assessment Review doesn't resolve an issue to a person’s satisfaction, citizens have the right to go before an arbitrator and achieve their objective. If this is not successful, citizens can file a lawsuit.

It is recommended that grieving property owners meet with a town assessor to try to reach an agreement before such other actions are necessary.

Activities, events in the hills

The Thurman Fire Company will be holding their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at in the Thurman firehouse.

The Thurman Quilting Group holds their meetings every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Thurman Town Hall. These skilled crafters accomplish more than just quilting, however. Stop in for some light refreshments and a good time with your neighbors. For more information, contact Myra at 623-2633.

The Sugar Loaf Seniors’ next meeting is to be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday Jan. 19 in the Thurman Town Hall. The club’s meetings are most always held on the third Saturday of each month.

Those who have experienced difficulty getting their trash to the Thurman transfer station are welcome to call Jim Desourdy who will take them there for $5 per delivery, weekly or as needed. Desourdy routinely picks up trash through town every Saturday starting at 9 a.m. To reach him, call 623-4254.

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