2008-12-04 / Correspondents' Notes


By Kate Berkstresser

Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. Now to think Christmas is fast approaching.

Sorry to hear Joan Shephard is not doing as well as we would like to hear. Hope she will be improved soon.

We hear some of the hunters were lucky on Monday, the first day of deer season. Aaron Koons brought down a nice 10-point.

Sorry to hear Mary Knepper fell and broke her hip. We send speedy recovery wishes her way.

Visitors in the home of Herbert and Tammy Berkstresser and Aaron for Friday evening dinner were Herbert Berkstresser Jr., Tabitha and sons of McConnellsburg, and Kate Berkstresser.

Second Sunday Advent services will be held at Knobsville United Methodist Church on December 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday dinner guests with Kate Berkstresser were June and Robert Bennett, James and Corrin Bennett of Carlisle, and Aaron Koons. Pat Berkstresser was ill and unable to attend.

Chuck Hoover, Esta and Grace Heefner visited Chuck's mother on Thanksgiving.

The children have had a couple days vacation from school over Thanksgiving and deer seasons. In a few weeks it will be Christmas vacation.

The youths of Knobsville United Methodist Church and Joan Kuhn were busy Friday afternoon and Saturday baking cookies for their cookie sale.

Shawn and Jackie Berkstresser and son Ryan of Slippery Rock spent a few days with their families back here. They were breakfast guests with Harvey and Pat Berkstresser and also Kate Berkstresser also attended.

John Graeber of North Carolina is spending a few days in Wells Valley to do some deer hunting.

Household hint: Beware of buy now, pay later offers. If a store says it will skip billing your purchases until March or april, you might be surprised when you get a bill with all the interest charges added. Check to see if this will happen before you skip billing as it could be costly.

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