The Cherokee County High School Basketball Camp will be held July 30 through Aug. 1 from noon until 3 p.m. in the Centre Middle School gymnasium. For more information, call Brooke Tallent at 256-458-5376.
Looking for a good chess opponent? The Cherokee County Chess Club meets at the Cherokee County Public Library from 3: 30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Weight Watchers meets every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.at the school bus shop in Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 256-526-8003.
The Cherokee County Historical Society will be meeting will be Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 6 p.m. in the Cherokee County Public Library meeting/conference room, 310 Mary Street, Centre, AL. 35960 Guest Speaker, Darryl Patton, authored the books, America’s Goat Man and Tommie Bass, Herb Doctor of Shinebone Ridge. Many can remember seeing the legendary “Goat Man”, Charles “Ches” McCartney, travel through the county. Arthur Lee “Tommie” Bass is revered for his knowledge of nature and the healing power of herbs. Darrly first met Tommie in 1983 at his Leesburg home and would spend much time with him prior to his passing away in 1996 at age 88. Now Darryl is an herb expert in his own right. Darryl is also a co-founder of the Southeast School of Outdoor Skills where he classes on a variety of topics including survival and herb identification/uses. Plaques will be presented to the winners of Society’s 2011 awards. A copy of Martha Penland Haney’s book, Frog Mountain Memories, from the Back Roads of My Heart, will be given away as a door prize. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.cherokeecountyhistory.com or call (256)557-5230.