ATHOL - David Newkirk, part-time Thurman resident and former minister of Kenyontown Methodist Church, is well-known for his colorful and humorous stories about bygone days in Thurman.
Now, his tales are likely to be shared with a wider audience, as he hosts the program "Tales from Thurman: This 'n' That," at 7 p.m. Tuesday May 4 at Thurman Town Hall in Athol. Featured as as part of the John Thurman Historical Society's summer program series, this Newkirk talk is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served, and copies of the new issue of the Quarterly publication, offering glimpses of local history, will be available. Call 623-9305 for details.