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Page 6C October 17, 2018 iREl3orter Email calendar news to Diane Ghdewell at by Monday at 10 a.m. Calendar information is pubhshed free of charge as space permits. Oct. 20 Candidates on Oct. 23 Square Extension hosts Leather Forsyth-Monroe County Chain- Craft Wcxrkshop ber of Commerce wilt host the Monroe County Extension will Monroe County Sheriff candi- host a Leather Craft Workshop dates on the square for a Meet on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 4:30- & Greet on Saturday, Oct. 7 p.m. at the Extension Office. 20 from 6-8 p.m. Come hear Participants will learn from local their platforms and become an master leather maker Chad educated voter. Food will be Harless the basics of working Bethany Baptist has provided, with leather and create their Trunk-or-Treat own leather crafts during the Bethany Baptist Church, 365 Publk Safety Day workshop. Registration is $15 Pea Ridge Road, Juiiette will The City of Forsyth and Forsyth and limited to 10 participants. To have a free community-wide, Main Street Will host Public register, call 478-994-7014. family friendly Trunk-or-Treat on Safety Day on Saturday, Oct. Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 20 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the LI. Ja~ ,~ C:hap- p.m. The church will also sponsor square. It will include informa- ~ DAR to ~ a smoked Boston Butt pre-sale tion by local and state public The Lt. James Monroe DAR will benefit for Roaring for John safety agencies, fire trucks, law meet on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 Robert Newcomb. Boston Butts enforcement vehicles, a Chil- p.m. at the Conley Building (train are $35 and may be picked up dren's Fun Zone with rides and depot). The program is: "Mary at the church during the event. inflatables by Wow Inflatables, Musgrove and her many men" All proceeds of the fundraic~er Sparky the Fire Dog, blood by Barbara Fincher and Jane go to help with John Robert's pressure checks, Kids Firefighting Hampton. The public is welcome, cancer treatment. The event will Activity and a Chili Cook-off. ~ include pony rides, candy, food Oct. 27 and a photo booth at a safe, fun First Baptist af High Falls Trick or Treat at Indianfall festivity. For more information, holds Fall Festival Springs State Park call 478-974-0002. First Baptist Church of tLligh Falls, Local business and groups are 4408 High Falls Road, will have invited to set up a "Scare Sta- First Baptist has Fall the Annual Fall Festival on Satur- tion" along the half-mile trail to Festival day, Oct. 20 beginning at 1 p.m. give out candy at Indian Springs First Baptist Church of Forsyth, until 4 p.m Festivities include State Park on Saturday, Oct. 95 West Morse Street, will face painting, games, cotton 27 from 4-7 p.m. This Js your have a free Community Fall candy, cake walks, hot dogs, chance to get creative and en- Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 31 country store, photo booth, music tertain about 200 children and from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will and much more. Come loin in their families. Children will also be food, inflatables, face paint, the fun and fellowship! enjoy pumpkin painting, a hay games and more. Everyone is bale maze and carnival games invited. Butts County Fall Festival with prizes. Children's tickets A full Fall Festival will return are $6.50; adult tickets are free. Mr. Zion UMC hosts to the squarein Jackson this Scare stations should be ap- Trunk or Treat year under new Chamber of propriate for children of all ages Mt. Zion United Methodist Commerce Executive Director and must be approved by the Church, 40 Rumble Rd Forsyth Catherine Jones. It will be from park manager. Call 770-504- will host Trunk or Treat on 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, 2277 or email IndianSprings. Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 6:30 Oct. 20. p.m. in the parking lot imme- diately following the soup and Oct. 20-21 Oct. 27-18 sandwich supper "Thoroughly Modern Green Tommto Festiwl Mille" Juliette will hold its annual Trunk or Treat at Bo.lin- Mary Persons will present Green Tomato Festival with arts glre~tl "Thoroughly Modern MillJe" on and crafts vendors from 10 a.m.- All little goblins, heroes, Saturday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, princesses, etc. are invited to 7 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 21 Oct. 27 and 28. Balingreen's Trunk or Treat event at 3 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center. in the parking lot at Bahngreen night, where we serve free hot dogs, chips, sweet cakes, cook- ies, soda, juice, bottled water and, of course, candy! Police Chief Eddie Harris will be giving out candy again this yea~ Come on out and help celebrate this special event! Come one, come atl! Health & Rehabilitation, 529 Balingreen Drive, Macon from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Enjoy bringing the children to a safe place to get spooky treats from the residents of Balingreen. Oct. 30 Oct. 21 Trick or Truat at Besr Turner celebrates Walmmrt parking lot birthday Forsyth Walmart will provide Everyone is invited to celebrate a safe and fun way for local with the Turner Family as we children to celebrate Hallow- celebrate the lOOth birthday of een. On Tuesday, Oct. 30 from our mother, Bessie Turner Drop 6-7:30 p.m. little princesses, in from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, monsters and other creatures Trkk-or-Treat Oct. 21, at the Monroe County are invited to Trunk or Treat in Trick-or-Treat on the square Clubhouse in Forsyth. No gifts, a specially designated part of will be Wednesday, Oct. 31 please, the Forsyth Walmart parking lot. from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more There will be trunk or treating, information, contact Forsyth Oct. 22 inflatable, free hot dogs, games Main Street at 478-994-7747 I~izza Fun~lmiNr for h.a- and prizes for kids. To make or iah Follett sure there are lots of treats and Pizza Hut, 53 North Lee Street, to share the fun, churches, civic Scarecrow Contest Forsyth will hold a fundraiser clubs, businesses and individuals The Scarecrow Contest span- on Monday, Oct. 22 from 11 are invited to set up tables or sored by Forsyth Main Street is a.m.- 10 p.m. Mention Mary decorate their vehicle trunks and open to busin'esses, schools and Persons Senior Isaiah Follett and loin in creating a festive holiday individuals registered by Oct. 15 percent of purchase will for the children. If you would like 8. A People's Choice Commu- benefit Team Isaiah#Lupusfighter, to participate, call and reserve nity winner and a Downtown helping Isaiah with his medical a slSace as soon as possible so Business District winner will be and transportation needs during that Walmart can plan for the announced on Wednesday, Lupus treatments. (Carryout event. Ask for Patty Johnson at Oct. 31. orders only) Call Pizza Hut at Walmart or call her at 478- 478-994-3500. 994-0163. Nov. 5-6 Heating assistance avail- Oct. 23 Oct. 31 able First Baptist of High Falls Haryls Family Hallowm The Middle Georgia Com- Ixmts Blood Drive Happy Halloween y'all! For munity Action Agency Heating First Baptist Church of High the past seven years the Harris Assistance program will open Falls, 4408 High Falls Road, will family has been giving away to households in which all host a Red Cross Blood Drive hot dogs on Halloween at 356 members are 65 or older and/ on Tuesday, Oct. 23 beginning Brookwood Drive, keeping the or homebound. Call 478-993- at 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. Log on to legacy of daddy, Pastor Eddie 3029 on Monday and Tuesday, and enter Lee Harris SL alive. It's here Nov. 5 and 6 be~een 8:30 sponsor code: fbhighfalls to again, and we want Forsyth/ a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to schedule schedule an appointment. Monroe County to come out an appointment. No walk-ins and hang with us on Halloween are accepted. The program will open to the general public on Dec. 3. Car + Home- - See me for Car and Home Insurance and save. steve.osl~'ne.~af~tm,com LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR, STATE FARM IS THERE." Prev/4i.~ fi' mran~ a.4 F/nanc/a/Serv/cu Every Friday Forsyth Farmmrs Market Forsyth Farmers Market is open on Fridays from May-October The market is on North Jackson Street, behind Persons Banking Company. It offers fresh pro- duce and other local goods. To become a vendor, call 478- 994-7747 or email tpJerson@ Heating & A/C, Inc. We Sewice All Brands of Heating & Air Conditioning Units Serving Monroe County & Surrounding Areas for over 40 years Free Estimates Financing Available Juliette Rd. Forsyth, GA 478-994-6127 Ga.Reg.CU 401419 turn to the Kiwanis installs 2018-19 otticers Forsyth-Monroe County Kiwanis Club installed new officers for 2018-19 at its Oct. 2 meeting. They are, from left, former president Wes Cone, secretary Michael Bittick, dis- trict lieutenant governor Kim Leslie, president Jim Huffman, vice president Rachel Garza and treasurer Stuart Pippin. IlliiIllllIilllillllillIIIIllllllllllilllillIH' I~IIII~IIIII~II~I~I~II~IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII~II~II~IIIIIII~IIIIII~III~I~IIIIIU~IIIIII~I~IIIHI~IIIIIII~IIIIIIII~I~IIIIIIII~IIIIIU Oct. 17 Oct. 20 Oct. 22 Oct. 23 Blaine Williams Kevin Williams John Howard II Drew Grant Theresa Daniel Oct. 18 Stan Jenkins Melissa Mathis Darlene Brittain Dawson Daniel Phil Ham This week's birthdays and anniversaries are courtesy of Forsyth Lions Club calendar. To have your name added to the calendar, contact Virginia RemJck at 994-5426. Children's birthday notices through age 12 and birth announcements are published free of charge for the community. Email Diane Ghdewell at with information and picture. I I Ill IIHJlIII IIIIIHIIII I~~I~IIIIIII~~IIIII~IIIII~IIIIIII~IIIIIII~IIIIIIII~I~~I~II~~II~I~I~II~I~IIIIIIIIIIIIIII~I~~IIIII~II~~IIIIIIIIIIIII~IIIII~I~II~IIIIII 1988 About 350 Middle Gear- 1998 gia notch babies (those Betty Copelan has volun- born 1917-21 whose Social bered her typing skills at Security benefits were Monroe County Historical decreased) marched in Society for the last eight Forsyth to create publicity months to index and cross Dr. Patton P Smith of Forsyth and their plight, index the family files do- receives the degree of Fel- hated by Jane Newton.low of the American Acad- CoCo the Clown visits emy of Family Physicians. Forsyth to help Monroe Officers of the Monroe County Jaycees promote Academy Student Council the visit of Roberts Brothers are Katy Peters, Amanda Kayla Edge is crowned 3-Ring Circus. Komegay, Bill Middleton Mary Persons Homecoming and Lauren King. Queen; she is escorted by Monroe County Cam- her uncle Michael Anthony mission guarantees more Forsyth-Monroe CountyCraig. than $1 million in bonds to Kiwanis Club, chartered on buy the Monroe CountyFeb. 2, 1970, celebrates its Autumn Duckworth, daugh- Industrial Park. history, ter of Mark and Denise Duckworth of Forsyth, is Monroe Academy Home- coming Queen. After almost getting rained Bill Hampton celebrates out for the second time his 80th birthday with this year, the JulJette Street 1,5 members of his family Dance rebounded and at a cookout given by his" drew about 400 people, son, Charles Hampton of ' Culloden. Downtown Development Authority to include the entire city limits and any property annexed in the future, Morgan Ford in Forsyth is shutting its doors. It has been Interstate Ford, Eddie Piggly Wiggly Grocery and Wiggins Ford and .tim Red- Wal-mart are evacuated 21 public safety heroes and ding Ford. after bomb threats Sunday dedicated professionals are afternoon, honored in a ceremonyA group of county residents and the dedication of a is mobilizing to stop plans A wet September and memorial at the Georgia to build a new animal early October has almost Pubhc Safety Trainingshelter at the recreation done away with the rainfall Center attended by Oov. department. deficit for the year, Zell Miller. .Amy Lynn Cobb, 32, turns Mary Persons Senior There will be a special herself in for the hit-and- Burleigh Singleton is named election in March to fill run that killed Tonya a semifinalist in the National the Forsyth council seat left Teresa Chapman on an Achievement Scholarship vacant by the passing of 1-75 entrance ramp and is Program for Outstanding Edward Bazemore. charged with homicide by Negro Students. vehicle. Commissioners set the A group of Forsyth mer- tentative millage rate at Monroe County Reporter chants ask the Chamber of 6.1, the same as last year, and Forsyth-Monroe Coun- Commerce board of direc- Jn spite d a 15 percent ty Chamber of Commerce tors to expand its monthly increase on property as- will host a town hall meet- meetings to include the sessments, ing at the BOE auditorium entire Chamber member- with a free hamburger/hot ship. Commissioner Harold Car- dog dinner and a chance lisle has second thoughts to ask questions of the The Forsythia Festival about the contract signed candidates. Steering Committee plans with Georgia Power to to have forsythia planted provide power to the new The Health Occupations ' along the four main en- jail. Student Association wins trances to the city before first place for its float in the the first annual Forsythia During Oct. 4-10 Forsyth Mary Persons Homecoming Festival in March 1989. Police Dept. worked 442 Parade. man hours and patrolled New Forsyth postmaster 2,585 miles of city streets. Six Forsyth residents face Cliff Holmes is sworn in, drug dealing charges after and the Post Office staff Forsyth City Council votes the raid of a James Street holds a reception for him. to expand the scope of its home. This look at what Monroe County Jd~ls were nlliq In the Reporter 30, 20 and 10 years ago this I Is broqM 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 }