2009-04-09 / Correspondents' Notes


By Kate Berkstresser

Hope everyone got out to enjoy the beautiful weather on Sunday.

Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Myrtie

Bean, who passed away last week. She was a great lady to be with.

Sorry to hear Red Bookheimer is not doing so well lately. We send get well wishes to him.

Hustontown Fire Co. will sponsor a food auction on Friday evening, April 10, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Kitchen will open at 5:00 p.m. Assorted food items will be for sale. The fire company appreciates your support.

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a regular shooting match and hog shoot on Saturday, April 11, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Must shoot all 10 regular rounds to qualify for hog round. No guns less than a 640 choke and no sleeved guns. If any doubt, guns will be checked.

The United Methodist Parish Holy Thursday service with Pastor Mike Baumgardner speaking will be at 7:00 p.m. at Center Parish. Good Friday services with Pastor Bill speaking will be 7:00 p.m. at Clear Ridge United Methodist Church. Parish Easter sunrise services will be at 6:30 a.m. at Fairview United Methodist Church. Parish Easter breakfast following sunrise services at fairview. Easter worship services at 8:30 a.m. at Knobs-ville, followed by worship services at Fairview at 10:00 a.m.

Happy birthday wishes to Damon Schoen, April 6; Precious Mae Mann, April 10; Edith Gallaher, April 11; Jackie Berkstresser, April 11; and Dounda Patterson on April 11.

Household hint: Baby oil barrier. If you're likely to encounter gnats while outside, rub a thin film of baby oil on all exposed skin before heading out. It forms a barrier against gnat bites.

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