Rook Theater Topic of Genealogy Meeting

Susie Thurmond gives details about the Rook Theater President Marilyn Wilson called the September 5, 2019 meeting of the County Genealogy Society to order, after which Doris Minor introduced Susie Thurmond who gave a most informative and historical program on the future of the Rook Theater. The Friends of the Rook Board members envision restoring the front of the theater like opening day, April 23, 1940; but level the theater floor in order that receptions, reunions, dinner theater, concerts, etc. may be enjoyed as a community entertainment spot. Elmer Rook received a congratulatory telegram from John Wayne and the Rook…

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