2009-01-08 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Fulton County Honor Guard held its annual dinner on Sunday evening in the American Legion. Receiving awards were Donald DeShong for five years; the late George Bishop for 30 years; and Ed Deshong, Don Divens, Bob Snyder, Don Eisaman and Raymond Melius, all for 35 years.

Anniversary wishes to John "Pete" and Bessie Rasp on their 61st wedding anniversary January 5.

An 80th birthday party, given by wife Vickie, was held for Pete Bogetti of Pleasant Ridge Road on Sunday night at the American Legion.

The family of Martha Seville celebrated her 80th birthday with a surprise party on Sunday, December 28, at McConnellsburg Firehall. The highlight of the party was Martha's youngest daughter, Nancy, and family from Ohio, North Dakota and North Carolina, who Martha has not seen for several years.

Ralph "Pete" Bivens was admitted to Fulton County Medical Center with pneumonia and heart complications last week.

Birthday wishes to Lori Bottenfield, January 8; Jordin Smith, January 2; Linda Kelso, January 4; Pam Glenn and Lillian "Toots" Buterbaugh, January 1; Paul Cutchall, January 5; Heidi Newman, January 6; Karen Shives, January 8; Helen Black and Deb Seville, January 9; Roy Pittman, January 10; Adam Doyle and Joe Pollock, January 10; and Marge Swope, 92 on January 1.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Ruth Weller, a longtime resident of Fulton County who was residing in the ManorCare Home in Chambersburg. Also

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