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May 15, 2019 Page 8C iR Orter May 30, 2007 Son of Josh & Kelly Crumbley Apply now for free summer camp Applications for free The camp will be at the participants, on a first 2019 Summer Camp Monroe County Recre- come, first served basis. in Monroe County will ation Department Youth Camp is from lune 3-27 be accepted beginning Center, 100 Dan PittsApplications are avail- Wednesday, May 15. The Drive, Forsyth. able at Elder Manor Community Improve- Activities during theApartments Office, 143 ment Coalition of Monroe four weeks of camp Powerhouse Road, Build- County will again offer include reading, writing, ing 2A, Forsyth. For more camp for ages 5-14 on computer skills, educa- information, call Annette Monday-Thursday during tional workshops, arts & Lucear at 478-394-1085 June from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. crafts, sports, nutrition or Latosha Proctor at 706- each day with free break- and field trips. Space is 819-2500. fast and lunch provided, available for up to 100 el 1989 with 10 percent $36,089) Bibb countyline estab- The Forsyth community to rehabilitate 16 houses lished by state-appointed turns out to honor Sammy and their roads along surveyor Terry Scarbor7 Martin, 63, at his funeral. Highway 42 north at the ough. The Ice Cream Man, Towaliga River. Buck Creek Market in Lee Henley of Forsyth, is High Falls faces evic- bringing his truck rounds 1999 tion after the property back this year after a Forsyth-Monroe County is bought by Vinay Patel two-year absence. Call Chamber of Commerce even though it has five to request visits to your gives Golden Nail Awards years left on its 10-year street, to Farm House Restau- lease. Gov. Joe Frank Harris rant, Southern Directory Heavy rains stop group announces $15,000 grant Publishing, Ken's Sun- of turkey hunters from for recreation improve- shine Cleaners, Ashley enjoying the outdoors; so ments is awarded to Mon- Hawkins' office and the instead Tim Parker, Sam roe County Recreation Pace Building. Whaley and Junior White Complex. Mary Persons boys track play banjo and guitar to Alfred and Bessie Turn- team sends four qualifiers entertain at Marvin Bow- er celebrate their 50th to the state meet: Andre doin's store in Juliette on wedding anniversary with ZeUner (shot put), Femell Thursday before perform- a reception at the Masonic Epps (pole vault), Allen ing at the Juliette Opry Temple in Forsyth. Benson (800 meters),Friday night. Employees of the Curtis Daniel (discus). T.G. Scott Elementary Forsyth Walmart are A bass tournament athas 89 students participate putting in extra hours to Lake luliette raises more in the Georgia Student hold a carnival to benefit than $1,000 to benefit Media Festival and five the Children's Miracle Monroe County Special entries advance to the Network. Tim Ballinger, Olympics. state level. Debbie Wood, May Mul- Forsyth hires key Jim Atldnson's Mid-GA lis, Debbie King, Teressa employees, buys vehicles Auto Repair on High- Rogers, Dana Hi&man, and tools, inputs 1600 way 41 South goes up in Georgina Grover and Cal- accounts into the com- flames on Sunday mom- issa Moore are organizing puter system and sends ing. the carnival, out its first bills as its cable Dozens of Department First Baptist of Forsyth system goes forward,of Corrections employees holds a recognition ser- Betty and Don Arnoldtake a walking tour of vice to honor its Actions, complete repairs on the Forsvth to learn about Girls in Action and Mis- "Welcome to Boling- their future workplace and sion Friends. broke" sign after six community. Ned & Sandy Lyons of months. Forsyth council ap- Juliette take first place in A counselor at Camp proves plans for the Guys & Dolls Couples Dove, held on the Streetscape improvement Fishing Tournament at grounds of Camp Kaleo, to the city's downtown West Point Lake. They is cleared of allegations square; Forsyth was origi- caught the 8 fish limit, and that he physically abused nallyawardeda$1 million their 27.16 lbs. offish won a camper, grant for streetscape them an Eagle Flasher and Amy White of Mary r improvements in 2004. $500. : Persons places 3rd in the Riverview Cafe, owned Forsyth Florist, owned state in medical assisting by Jayme and Jerry by Jack Little, opens its at the VICA competition Carpenter, opens on Mc- new location mPlantation in Atlanta. Crackin Street in Juliette. Hill Shopping Center. Forsyth-Monroe County With a number of DUI offenders complete Rotary Club names Depu- subdivision tracts sitting 354 hours of community ty Mike Strickland Public vacant, Monroe County service during the first Safety award winner and commissioners plan to quarter of 1989 under Suzanne Roar Teacher of put an expiration date on Monroe County's proba- the Year. subdivision zoning. tion program. Glover Stuart is named Seth Vanhuss of Monroe County's new volunteer of the year by Troop 51 is awarded his extension director, John Monroe County AARP. Eagle Scout badge upon Pope, has met almost completion of his Eagle 1,000 children in the 4-H 2009 Scout Leadership Service program and is now turn- Hubbard Elementary Project, which involved ing his attention to local student Hamilton Darden deaning, repairing and ar- farmers, is the winner of the For- ranging half of the Conley Monroe County is sythia Festival's "Fab Five" Building in the Historical awarded a $360,893 Com- contest. Society Complex. munity Block Develop- Bibb County files its ment Grant (to match protest of the new Macon- This look at what Monroe County residents were reading In the Reporter 30, 20 and 10 years ago this week is brought to you by Monroe County Memorial Chapel 'We set the standards that others follow' Harley Ray "Spanky" Beck 86 West Main Street Forsyth 478-994-4266 i |H MCRR{) OgI TY Calendar items run free of charge as a community service each week as space allows. Mail items for the Community Calendar to Diane Ghdewell at by 8 a.m. on Monday. lO-year age group. Only roe County Courthouse. An 100 entries accepted. Tor May 20 elevator is available for more information, contact The 4-H Oscars those that can't make it up ~- Joe Reed at 770-441-1683 Monroe County 4-H will the stairs. The community is or celebrate the 2018-19 ac- invited. complishments of students Hubbard Elementary Chess with "The 4-H Oscars" on June 1 Club holds tournament Monday, May 20 from 7-8Mary Persons Class of , The Hubbard Elementary p.m. at Monroe County 1979 Reunion Chess Club will hold the Clubhouse, 64 West Cham- The Mary Persons Class of "Check This" Tournament on bers Street, Forsyth. RSVP 1979 is planning its 40th ; 1 Saturday, May 18 from 10 needed by May 13. Coffee reunion for Oct. 19 at 'Z' ,~ a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Hubbard & dessert bar will follow Monroe County Conference," Elementary School for stu- the awards program. Call Center. To participate or for ,-;/' dents in kindergarten -8th ~eT'~}fnqe~.~i.7014 or email more information, contact,--~ "r graae. Inrs Is a oegmners . aramuga.eau. Vickie ,Smith at 770-883- -. ,:' (unrated) tournament for 6936 or Jena Stuart Presley ' .~':~ students to practice their May 21 at 706-575-5362. A meet- :;,:~ ; chess skills and compete for Mary Persons holds Senior ing is planned for June 1, ; -?~ prizes. Cost is $25 before Honors Night place and time TBA. May 18 and $30 on May The Senior Honors Program ~ 18. For more information for Mary Persons students June 5 ,'.~ contact Dr. Kimberlie Har- will be Tuesday, May 21Library Summer Reading ~" ris at kimberlite.harris@ at 6:30 p.m. at Monroe Program ,;~. County Fine Arts Center. Monroe County Library's~ Ti, Summer Reading Program May 19 May 23 will be May 27-July 31. The Tennis for Tails will benefit Program on development of theme is "A Universe of Sto- rescue shelters roads in Middle Ga. ries." The kickoff event will The Tennis for Tails tourna- Butts County Historicalbe Wednesday, June 5. 7,2:- ment to benefit two local Society invites the commu-, ~, animal rescue shelters, Save nity to hear Robert Jordan June 7,:,;~ A Pet in Forsyth and Rock speak on the development First Readers of Monroe,2~,2 on Rescue in Gray, will be of roads in Middle Georgia County celebrates 15 years ",~)~ on Sunday, May 19 at Idle on Thursday, May 23 at 7 Ferst Readers of Monroe>d~:, Hour Country Club, 251 p.m. at the Daughtry Build- County (Monroe Reads) ~ iT~ Idle Hour Drive, Macon. The ing (corner of Mulberry and will celebrate its 15th an- ,~,:,' ~ goal is to raise awareness College Streets) in Jackson. niversary on Friday, June ~-I's.: and money for both shelters Jordan will trace roads7 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at ;; ~"~ "~ with a fun day of tennis, from Indian paths to routes Monroe County Clubhouse, All levels of play are wel- settlers followed as they 60 West Chambers Street, come and encouraged to poured into the territory Forsyth. Everyone who has 2" participate. Sign ups are Georgia acquired from the contributed talent or money ; C,~q open to pairs as well as Creeks in the Treaty of In- to Monroe Reads, ever ~'~:,~ J solo players (solo players dian Springs in 1821. Jordan received one of the First will be paired with other is a Jasper County surveyor Foundation books in the solo players). Check in for and engineer. Refreshments mail, attended a Monroe the round robin tournament will be served; everyone is Reads event or read to a will start at 1:30 pm, and welcome, child is invited for lunch and the tournament will begin a slice of cake to celebrate / ": at 2 pm with drinks and May 27 the importance of reading snacks provided. The cost Memorial Day Program throughout the community. is $35. For more informa- There will be a Memorial ~.r~ tion and to sign up visit: Day Program on Monday, https://tennisfortails.wixsite. May 27 at 11 a.m. inside com/2019 the courtroom at the Mon- ( f, 1 6 East Johnson St. Forsyth, GA 31029 AUTO HOME LIFE LONG-TERM CARE DISABILITY Rick Owens (478) 994-151S (478) 742-7966 Value/ Quality from g Tractor in the World! G&M Enterprise Carlton Maynard 109 Westgate Plaza Barnesville, GA 30204 (770) 358-3572 Ii ii II i