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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Vacation Bible School closing ceremony
Everyone is welcome to drop in at Forsyth Baptist Church, 144 E. Cox St., as the church hosts a closing ceremony on Thursday, July 31 at 8:15 p.m. Refreshments will be served as the ceremony marks the end of this year’s Vacation Bible School. This year’s theme was, Agency D3: Discover, Decide, Defend. For more information, please call (217) 877-0302. Paul Inda serves as children’s, youth and family director.  

DCS in Forsyth now enrolling for the upcoming school year
Decatur Christian School is currently enrolling new students, pre-K through 12th grade, for the 2014/2015 school year. For more information or for an interview, please contact the school at (217) 877-5636 or go to the website,

Kindergarten screenings for the 2014/2015 school year are also being made. Again, please contact the school to arrange a screening.

The Fabric Cobbler grand opening set for Aug. 16
The Fabric Cobbler, an arts and crafts supply store located at 324 E. Ruehl St., will hold its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. Refreshments will be provided and children are welcome. There will be a play area for children.

The store is owned by Scarlett Wells, a retired combat disabled veteran of the Iraq War. Wells is originally from Tennessee and has been in the area since 2005. She taught World History and AP Psychology at Eisenhower High School until 2011.

The Fabric Cobbler, which doesn’t take occupancy of the building until Aug. 4, will carry wool-blend felt, ribbon, buttons, and of course, fabric. Wells plans to specialize in custom fabric as well.

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