Bargains likely at Thurman sale

Visitors traveling the winding rural roads of Thurman this weekend are likely to discover plenty of bargains and perhaps a coveted antique here and there — as the Thurman Townwide Garage Sale will be held Friday May 17 through Sunday May 19.

Dozens of yard sales are occurring, and everything from household goods, tools, vehicles and various collectibles are to be offered for sale by Thurman residents.

Local motorists are urged to so use caution driving Thurman roads, as many tourists annually frequent our area during the sale. A shopper may be so excited about their recent find that they may forget to check the road before crossing it, or an unruly child may dart out into a roadway in front of a motorist. So be cautious, and Happy bargain hunting!

Sales to benefit EMS, Wheeler

Thurman Station Association will be hosting a benefit on May 17 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Claudia Jean Wheeler of Wolf Pond Stables. Breakfast-style foods will be available from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and lunch will feature a $6 one-price buffet from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hot and cold beverages and take-out meals will be available.

Thurman EMS will be holding a tag sale Saturday May 18 at their squad building on High Street. In addition to the array of donated items they have for sale, they are also selling hotdogs, hamburgers plus hot and cold beverages.

County bicentennial events set

On March 12, 1813, state legislators signed into law a bill that would spin off this area from what was then Washington County to form Warren County, named for Revolutionary War General Joseph Warren.

To celebrate Warren County’s bicentennial, the Thurman town government is holding Old Home Days on Friday June 14 and Saturday June 15. The celebration features live music, an encampment of historical re-enactors, children’s activities, food and fireworks.

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