Briefly

Cemetery Tour Set For July 16

Lake View Cemetery will offer a walking tour entitled, “What’s in a Name?” on Tuesday, July 16 starting at 6 p.m. at the cemetery office at the corner of Buffalo Street and Lakeview Avenue. Learn who some of Jamestown’s streets were named for, how buildings came to be named and other name “oddities” in the cemetery. The tour is free, however reservations would be appreciated. Stop at the cemetery office, email the cemetery at lakeviewcemetery@windstream.net or call 665-3206 to reserve a spot. This will be a walking tour about 60-90 minutes in duration. Many of the stops are near paved roadways; however there will be some “off-road” excursions. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Donations will be gratefully accepted.

Family Reunion Set For July 28

The Rhinehart-Murdock reunion will be July 28 at the home of Lex and Judy Rhiehart, Haggerdon Hill, Ellington. Dinner will be at 1 p.m. Anyone related to the late G. Leigh and Lena Murdock Rhinehart is invited to attend. Guests are asked to bring orange juice and/or lemonade for the milk can, a dish to pass and table service. For more information, call Linda at 386-2091.

Rowland Family To Gather July 13

FALCONER – Ancestors of William and Coonrod Rowland will reunite July 13 at the Falconer Park Pavilion 3. Attendees should bring a dish to pass and their own table service.

Ross Grange To Meet Monday

FALCONER – Ross Grange will meet Monday for a dish to pass supper at the Falcon’s Nest Banquet Hall at 6:30 p.m. A work meeting for the display booth at the county fair will be held.

Bible School Begins Monday

SHERMAN – Sherman First Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school from 6-8 p.m. Monday through Friday. The weeklong event will include a daily Bible story and verse, game time, refreshments and craft time. Church volunteers have spent much time preparing and decorating according to the theme.

BPU Office Closed Today

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities Customer Service Office and other administrative offices will be closed today, in observance of Independence Day. The Yard Waste Site will be open on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. as usual. There will be no garbage pickup today. Residents whose garbage normally is picked up on Thursday should place their garbage and recyclables at the curb after 6 p.m. today for pickup Friday. BPU Customer Service will reopen for business at 7 a.m. on Friday. For reports of trouble in all BPU Divisions, all hours, customers may call 661-1640.