2009-01-29 / Correspondents' Notes


By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to Etta Cutshall, John Hann, Carolyn Mills, Treva Madden, Victor Watkins, Crystal Taylor, Larry Steele, Dick

Anderson, Joe Gearhart and Aiden Barnett. Special one-year birthday

wishes to Sawyer Hollibaugh, son of Tyson and Katherine Hale Hollibaugh.

Anniversary wishes to Joe and Amy Horton.

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Miles Horne, better known to our family as Pappy Horne. A hard worker with a big smile is remembered and missed by many.

Sympathy is also extended to Eddie and Wilda Brown Mills of Chambersburg on the loss of her son, Douglas "Mike" Jamison. Mike passed away while working in Hawaii. Wilda is the daughter of the late Orris and Ruth Brown and grew up in Maddensville.

Get well wishes to Amanda Yocum, John Horton, Mary Mort, Jim and Carolyn Mills, and Ralph Brown.

Barb Frehn, Susie Schmidt and Sharon Horne recently spent a few days in Florida with Laverne Brown. The ladies returned home on Friday evening, bringing Laverne along home on her firstever airplane flight. The ladies left Florida Friday evening to arrive in Hagerstown in just a little over two hours.

Also traveling home from Florida were Heidi Roude and Heather Horne.

Three Springs Fire Co. is hosting bingo every Wednesday evening in its new facility, with doors opening at 5 p.m.

Buzz and Bea Covert and John and Mary Mumma met on Saturday evening at Sunny Ridge for dinner.

Visiting recently in the home of Steve, Karen, Terri and Tammy Grissinger were Ben Mordan, Brian Fraker, Travis Madden, Chuck Streightiff and Tom and Mamie Streightiff.

Visiting with the Grissingers on Sunday afternoon were Lori, Brenden, Holden and Camden Lupey, and Kris, Shelly and Morghann Kelly.

On Saturday afternoon, Mike, Patty, Chris and Kevin Pintozzi, Angie, Caleb and Ben Roher, Tasha, Shaine and Kean Goshorn, Karen, Terri and Tammy Grissinger, and Travis Madden met for an afternoon of snowtubing at Whitetail Ski Resort. Earlier in the day, Mike and Kevin Pintozzi were giving beginner ski lessons to Tammy Grissinger and Travis Madden. There were some interesting stories to hear from that adventure.

A pesticide update meeting will be held on February 10 at the Huntingdon Co. Extension Office from 7 to 9 p.m. An additional update will be held at the extension office on February 17 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Pesticide update meetings for Fulton County are scheduled for February 11 at the McConnellsburg High School, February 18 at the Southern Fulton High School and February 26 at the Forbes Road High School. All meetings are scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m.

Hustontown Fire Co. will hold a shooting match on January 31 beginning at 1 p.m. for a quarter of beef. Shooters must shoot all 11 rounds to qualify for the beef round.

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