Green Forest Mayor Jerry Carlton signs a proclamation encouraging the residents of Green Forest and Carroll County to read the Bible daily. He is joined by Bonnie Roediger, organizer of the Carroll County Bible Reading Marathon. The next marathon will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, and continue through 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, on the Green Forest Square. High School student Beth Philipi will sing the national anthem, while Green Forest Cub Scouts Pack 188 will post the colors and Miss Green Forest Ruby Bustamante will lead the pledges. Readers can still sign up at the Green Forest Heritage Craft Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26th on the square, or by calling Roediger at 870-350-0865.