2008-10-30 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

A 50th birthday party was held on Saturday night for Mark Weller at the FOVA, given by his wife, Rhonda and family.

Iva Seiders, a resident at Fulton County Medical Center, was 95 on October 22. Happy birthday!

Sympathy goes out to Elfriede Parson, and her family, whose mother, Maria Jonda, of Germany, passed away at the age of 94, recently. She suffered from a long illness.

Don't forget to turn the clocks back before going to bed on Saturday,

November 1.

The Halloween parade will be Thursday night at 6:30 p.m.

Birthday wishes to Greg Gress, October 31; Louise Carbaugh, October 23; Tonya Truax Schetrompf, October 27; Cale Harman, October 25; Kara Truax and Jim Hawbaker, October 28; Jean Davis and Cheryl Mellott, October 29; Wayne Hamil and Larry Ensminger, October 30; Nancy Lemely, October 31; Frank Shehan, October 31; Harold Parson, November 2; Lester Hawkins, November 3; and Louise Carbaugh, October 23.

Wedding anniversary wishes to Buck and Jan Seville, 43 years on October 23; John and Bonnie Duffey, 37 years on October 24; and Scott and Marge Sipes, 21 years on October 24.

Blanche McElhaney is now a resident in the extended care unit at Fulton County Medical Center.

Dora Lynch and Charlotte Batdorff visited with Dora's sister Mae and husband in Ohio recently for a few days.

Sympathy goes out to Avon and Tressa Deshong and family of Twila Martin, who died in a car accident last week. Besides her parents, she leaves behind her husband, John Martin, and two daughters.

Quotable quotes; Reach high for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.

It happened this week: In 1918, the Canadian steamship Princess Sophia foundered off the coast of Alaska, some 350 people perished.

Country shortcuts: For a shining toilet, pour a can of cola in it and let it stand for an hour and flush it away. The soda's acids dissolve stains on contact.

Did you know? How do dolphins sleep without drowning? Only one half of their brain "sleeps" at a time.

Trick or treat night was held on Wednesday for the residents and patients in Fulton County Medical Center.

Raymond Martz of Hustontown was 83 on October 25. Happy birthday.

Fred and Martha Thomas of Boiling Springs, and who formerly lived in this area, was in town for business and also saw some old friends while here on Saturday.

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