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Page 4C Constitution Week is Sept. 17-22 The Lt. James Monroe Daugh- ters of the American Revolu- tion (DAR) and the Liberty Tree Children of the American Revolution (CAR) met at the Monroe County Library to put up their annual Constitution Week Display. Constitution Week is Sept. 17-22. Stop by the library foyer at 62 West Main Street, Forsyth for your free pocket Constitution and educational handouts for the kids. Pictured, left to right, are: Back row-Myrna Findlay, Allison Jenkins, Elena Jenkins, Christopher Jenkins, Amanda Garnett; front row, Faith Jackson, Gracie Jackson, Elijah Jenkins nty Email calendar news to Diane Ghdewelt at news@mymcr.net by Friday at 5 p.m. Calendar information is published free of charge as space permits. Project Talent started in 1960 with a sample of over Sept. 21-23, 28-30 400,000 high school students See 'Exlt Laughing' at in the U.S including 224 The Rose students from Hubbard High "Exit Laughing," a corn- School in Forsyth. Project Talent edy about a bridge club that is conducting a follow-'up study celebrates its memories when on Alzheimer's and aging and one of its members dies, opens wants to get the word out to Friday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at original participants (now in The Rose Theater on the square their 70s) that may want to in Forsyth. Show dates are participate. Sept. 21, 22, 28, 29 at 7:30 Study Information: PT web- p.m. and Sundays, Sept.23 and site: http://www.projecttalent. 30 at 2:30 p.m. Ticket prices org/ are $15 adults, $12 seniors, The Project Talent Aging Study students and military. The is led by the American Institutes Rose Box Office will be open for Research and funded by from 4-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. the National Institute on Aging 17-Thursday Sept. 20 and (Grant #RO1AG056163 and Monday, Sept. 24-Thursday #RF1AG056164). Sept. 27 plus two hours prior For questions about the study, to each show time. Visit www. please call1-866-770-6077 thebacklotplayers.org for more or emaJl ProjectTalentStudy@ information. air.org Sept. 22 Sept. 19 High Falls State Park Health Fair Triathlon CareConnect Health will pres- The High Falls State Park Triath- ent a Health Fair at Monroe Ion (3 mi. trail run, 14 mi. road County Convention Center, bike and 1 mi. lake paddle) will 475 Holiday Circle, Forsyth on be Saturday, Sept. 22 at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 11 Email Joe Reed at jpreed57@ a.m.-6 p.m. with door prizes, gmail.com or stop by High Falls snacks and free screenings. State Park, 76 High Falls Park There will be hemoglobin A1C Dn, Jackson for more informa- for diabetic patients, choles- tion. terol, blood pressure and other testing. Mission Possible 5K/Fun Sept. 21 Ribbon Cutting Forsyth-Monroe County Cham- ber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting for Hometown Treasures Monograms & Gift Shop, 51 W Johnston Street, Forsyth on Friday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. Hubbard Elementary Fall Festival Hubbard Elementary School will have a Fall Festival on Fri- day, Sept. 21 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. There will be inflatables, a dunk tank, .game booths, prizes, face painting, raffle baskets, sand art, Kona Ice, lunch & snack concessions. Everyone is welcome. Run Wrights Grove Baptist Church/ Unity in the Community Tour will host the Mission Possible 5K/ Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 22. It begins and ends at Mary Persons High School, 300 Montpeher Ave Forsyth. The 5K begins at 8 a.m the Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. Half of the proceeds and donations will go to Monroe County Habitat for Humanity. There will be awards for top overall male and female and awards for the top three in age groups from 10 & under to 61-plus. Registration for the 5K is $25, and the Fun Run is $15. For more information, contact Colette Chambhss at Wrights Grove at 478-994-0707 or 478-5Ot -8217 Car + Home- I See me for Car and Home Insurance and save. 4bStateFarm" steve ,osborne.cgrt@state fatal,corn LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR, STATE FARM tS TllERE.' Providing hindrance and Finmwial Services Art Walk in Farsyth Forsyth will hold "Footsteps Through Forsyth,", a fall Art Walk celebrating regional artisans on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Artisans will display and sell their work There will be a sidewalk chalk contest for all ages from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, contact The Art Buff Studio at 478-993- 7525 or artbuffstudio.com. Sept. 24-28 Gordon State Theatre Gordon State College Theatre opens its 2018-19 season with "The Laramie Proiect," Mon- day, Sept. 24- Friday, Sept. 28. It is a documentary-style theater piece based on the 1998 murder of 21-year old Matthew Shepard of Laramie. Other productions this season include "Twelfth Night" by Wil- liam Shakespeare; Nov. 7-11; "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry and its complimen- tary piece, "Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris, March 27-31. Performances begin at 7:30. Tickets for all productions are available at the door and are $5 for youth, $10 adults and $7 for seniors. Sept. 25 Lt. James Monroe DAR to meet The Lt. James Monroe DAR will meet at the Conley Building, East Adams Street, Forsyth on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. The speaker will be State Representative Robert Dickey, District 140. He will share the history of Dickey Farms in Mu- sella. The public is invited. Sept. 26 Austin Scott's staff to be in Forsyth The office of U. S. Rep. Austin Scott (Georgia District 8) will have mobile office hours in Forsyth on Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 2-4 p.m. at Monroe County Library, 62 West Main Street. Staff from the Tifton and Warner Robins offices will give individual assistance to constitu- ents with federal issues ranging from Medicare and Social Security to veterans' benefits. For more information, call the Tifton office at 229-396-5175 or the Warner Robins office at 478-971 - 1776. Heating & A/C, Inc. We Service All Brands of Heating & Air Conditioning Units Serving Monroe County & Surrounding Areas for over 40 years Free Estimates Financing Available Jullefle Rd. * Forsythi GA 478-994-6127 Ga.Reg.CU401419 turn to the I September 19, 2018 TRISTAN HUNT SADIE CLAIRE STARR Sept. 21, 2006 Sept. 25, 2014 Son of Donny and Ansley Hunt Daughter of Brandon & Jessica Starr g O Sept. 19 Sept. 21 Mr. & Mrs. Morgan Harvey Carolyn Bittick Logan Matthews Ernest Jackson Sept. 24 ~1~. 20 Jayden Willovt~l,by Dorlfll~ ~vulnn David Willoughby Tristan Hunt David Herndon Kaylee Hadden Keith & Charlotte MoreyKaty Patterson Haylee Hadden Susan Hollar Sept. 26 Rose Zavodlanci Sept. 23 Mary Lynda PJtts Colton Hester lilll Illiilll II Illlt IIIlll II II J i Illlll HIHIIIHIll Illtilllill i i 1 I This week's birthdays and anniversaries are courtesy of Forsyth Lions Club calendar. To have your name added to the calendar, contact Virginia Remick at 994-5426. Children's birthday notices through age 12 and birth announcements are published free of charge for the community. Email Diane GtJdewell at news@mymcr.net with information and picture. II OOI ~~!Ill~!~I~I~I~Ii~i~}~i~i~i~I~I~iii~I}}I~ii~I~I~i~I~HI~i~ij~I~i~HI~ 1988 Forsyth native Reva Sewell is crowned 1988- Susan and larry Hinderhter restore a house 89 Ms. Wheelchair Georgia. She is the on Indian Springs Drive built in about 1896. daughter of Oreatha and David Sewell. Forsyth-Monroe County Habitat br Human- ity will dedicate its latest house, on Ensign/ Country Club Road, after the Walk Home fundraiser on Saturday Forsyth hears annexing and rezoning requests for a 53-unit apartment complex on 10 acres on Highway 41 across from Carter's. It will be called Piedmont Hills. County auditor Bill Gibson tells commissioners there are about $4( ,000 in outstanding fines and bonds pending in Superior Court and another $284,000 in unpaid bonds and fines in Probate Court, enough money to wipe out most of the county's debt. Board of Education sets its tax millage rate at 10.7 mills, up 1.17 mills over 1987. It is expected to generate $5.4 million in local tax money The National Center br Small Communi- ties announces Culloden Councilman Edd Norris is recipient of the American Hometown Leadership Award for communities of 25,000 or less. Walmart is giving a $1,000 grant to Culloden in Norris' honor to help attract new employees to Culloden. Monroe County is well represented in Macon's Olympic Labor Day Road Race. First Monroe Countians in the 1OK are Perry Slaughter and Amy Smith-Bayer; in the 5K are Benjamin McMullan and Stephanie Ivey Mary Persons Bulldogs top Jefferson County, 7-6, in the football season opener. American Legion Tom Holhs Post 34 installs new officers, including Commander Glover Stuart and Adjutant Bill Morrow. 2OO8 28 pets enter the Pet Parade at the Taylor House that benefited Save A P bt. Monroe County Development Authority elects new officers: Chairman James Vaughn, After leaving the position vacant for three Vice Chairman Howell Newton, Secretary years, Forsyth names two finalists for city ad- Rosalyn Harbuck, Treasurer Bill Gibson. Other ministrator, Camilla Johnson Moore, 49, and members are Stuart Rodeheaver and Benson Russell Thompson, 28. Janice Hall, city clerk, is Ham. Jack Murray is the past chairman, acting administrator. Olhe Hogan of Monroe County is named About 50 residents come to a meeting to Social Worker of the Year in Long Term oppose streetscape plans for bump out curbs Care from among 55 social workers across and sidewalks that extend into existing road- Georgia. ways on the courthouse square. This summer 572 children began the summer Gov. Sonny Perdue presents the Tourism reading program at the Monroe County Champion Award for Product Development Library, and 339 of them earned certificates to Beverly Walter, director of tourism for by completing 10 or more books. Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Corn- merce. The Green Parrot Pet Shop, owned by Danny and Shirley Daniels, opens on East Forsyth approves wrought iron balcony for Johnston Street, just off the square, a loft apartment on the square requested by Chuck Match. The E'Dalgo family reunion at Monroe County Clubhouse is attended by 90 family Mark Stevens, owner of the William Hite Col- members, including 101 -year-old patriarch lection who helps James & Beth Vaughn and John R. E-Dalgo Sr. Brenda Caldwell with a successful garden plot off Highway 41, says gardening is more 1998 than a hobby; it's a chance to eat healthy After a third meeting of discussion, Monroe and be self-sufficient. County Development Authority still made no decision on Forsyth's request for a bond Bobbie Evans leads the Culloden Movers & inducement for a telecommunications business. Shakers Club in 'joyful laughter' exercise each Tuesday. Human skeletal remains are found by loggers working on Montpelier Road, and the body Gresco Utility Supply wins a Design/Build of an unidentified man is found by a motorist category award in Build Georgia competition in western Monroe County. The second has for its contractor, Stroud and Company. been ruled a homicide. Monroe Academy Mustangs win their game Commissioners award the contract to supply against Heritage Academy in Newnan, 39- power to the new jail to Georgia Power. 28, by scoring 26 paints in the fourth. This look at what Monroo County rNIdonts were rudlng in the geporler 30, 20 and 10 years lllO thhl weok II Ilreqllt 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 #