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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so don’t be caught without making those dinner reservations. Or, if you are dining at home, make sure to stock up on your sweetheart’s favorite food items. Have a lovely Valentine’s Day!

The Thurman Fire Co. will be holding their next monthly meeting on Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in the firehouse.

The county-sponsored Senior Bus service which takes local residents over age 60 to Glens Falls for shopping and various other stops, will run Friday, Feb. 8. To reserve a seat, call Norma at 623-9281 by Feb. 6.

The Thurman Quilting Group holds their meetings every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the town hall. For more information, contact Myra at 623-2633.

Your memories, artifacts sought

The John Thurman Historical Society is now seeking your stories about bygone days in our rural town.

Any topic you would like to write about is fine, according to the Society representatives. One topic already being pursued by several local residents deals with ice jams, floods and bridges. If you have memories or pictures of this topic, the Quarterly staff would like you to phone or email to let them know. Also, the Society members are gathering reminiscences of old sayings local residents heard in their youth — the kinds of things parents and grandparents used to say to children to mold their character or teach them about life.

The deadline for submitting memories and sayings is Feb. 14, and the magazine will be published in March. Stories and photos may be sent via email to: PersisGranger@aol.com or via U.S. mail to: Persis Granger, 7460 SE 51st Way, Trenton, FL 32693.

Line up items now for town sale

The winter months are a great time to accomplish some household organizational tasks. In advance of spring cleaning, gather up your unwanted items to sell in the Thurman Townwide sale to be held Friday May 17 through Sunday May 19. The sale is routinely held the weekend after Mother’s Day and was first launched in 1996. Remember, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure!

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