2009-01-22 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Harrisonville Holiness Church had a girls vocal trio and a pianist from Penn View Bible Institute sing last Wednesday. They sang to a full church and their

beautiful voices were enjoyable to hear. One of the girls, ShaDawn

Heidler, is a granddaughter of Guy and Wanda Truax of Pleasant Ridge Road. The singers were headed to Florida, with stops along the way to sing.

Hazel Cutchall celebrated her 85th birthday with a party held for her on Sunday, January 11 at McConnellsburg Firehall.

We dealt with sub-zero temperatures last week but no records were broken.

One Pennsylvania team is going to the Super Bowl after the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. The Eagles played a close game, but unfortunately lost to the Arizona Cardinals.

Birthday wishes to Marie Hann, January 9; Eddie and Dick Seville and Wilma Waters, January 15; Rena Ott, January 22; Paul Johnston, January 23; Pearl Souders, January 25; Dean Strait, January 26; Todd Earley, January 27; Ruby Gress, January 27; Pam Carmack and Jeanie Mc- Quade, January 20.

Happy birthday to Beth "Pug" Lane, who will be 14 on January 23.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Jesse Newman, Forbes Road; and Brooke Whiteside, Southern Fulton, both for basketball.

Betty Remsburg is now a resident in the ManorCare Home in Chambersburg.

Tony and Martina McGarvey celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary with a dinner, along with their daughter, Cooper, on Friday, January 16.

John and Pam Ott, along with around 30 relatives and friends, traveled to State College on Wednesday night to the Michigan State-Penn State basketball game. Jordan Ott is affiliated with the Michigan State team, which won the game.

Quotable quotes: "A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."

It happened this week: On January 17, 1961, in his farewell address, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned against the rise of "the military - industrial complex."

Country shortcuts: When a glass breaks, it often shatters into small pieces. To pick up the tiny shards, cut a raw potato in half and use it to wipe the floor, and save your hand from getting cut.

Laura Martz of Hustontown had a knee replacement on Monday in Chambersburg.

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