The Thurman Town Hall will be closed Monday Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr Day.
Over the fence
Stock up on your birdseed as February is National Bird Feeder Month! This designation was launched in February 1994 to educate the public on the benefits of feeding wild birds and the pleasant hobby of observing them.
A cautionary message goes out to all ice fishing anglers out there. After the rains last week, it is strongly advised that all you ice anglers know your surroundings and the source of water you are approaching before starting your day. By preparing properly and respecting the ice, tragedy can be prevented and you can enjoy a day of fishing.
Those having a difficult time getting their trash to the Thurman transfer station are welcome to call Jim Desourdy, who will take bags of household refuse to the transfer station for $5 per week. For those residents who do not need weekly pickup, Desourdy he will provide his service intermittently as needed, only charging for the weeks he provides the service. Jim routinely picks up every Saturday starting at 9 a.m. — to reach him, call 623-4254.
Special days for Thurmanites
Best wishes go out to Richard and Sally Wallace who are celebrating a wedding anniversary this week.
Observing birthdays this week are Daniel Vanselous on Jan. 19; Will Hill on Jan. 20; Curtis Tyler and Keith Sonley, Jr. on Jan. 21; Bethany Herrmann and Glen Germain on Jan. 22; plus Grace Allen, Shanika Arroyo and Hunter Germain on Jan. 25.