2009-05-14 / Correspondents' Notes


By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to William Group, Minerva Park, Courteney Shehan, Daniel Mellott, Jody Skinner, Madison Johnson, Travis Wilson, Greg Strait, Chuck Gates, Doris Madden and A. J. Cordell.

Anniversary wishes to Travis and Nichole Kling.

Get well wishes to Sonny Cutshall, Kathy Keebaugh, Lester Swope, Sam Park, Nancy Horne, Dick Rhoades, John Horton, John Nearhood and Rich Heaster.

Our sympathy is extended to Bradley Miller and family of Maddensville on the recent loss of his father, Jimmy Miller.

Amanda Yocum recently had bone construction and hip replacement surgery in Hershey. A fund, "Amanda's Miracle Fund," has been established for her medical expenses at the Community State Bank. >Amanda is scheduled to begin her physical therapy this week. Her Grandma Morgan may soon follow as she had "an issue" with the vacuum last week and broke her ankle, shortly thereafter having "an issue" with a wheelchair and badly spraining the other ankle. Grandpa Albert has taken over the roll of nurse-maid for these two ladies. Please keep him in your prayers.

A ham potpie dinner to benefit Amanda Yocum will be held on June 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Orbisonia United Methodist Church Outreach Center. The cost is $9 for all you can eat and $6.50 for take outs. There will also be bake sale items available during the dinner.

If you haven't been to Maddensville lately, we are proud to say we now have a traffic light. Bridge construction near the Methodist cemetery and Madden farm will be starting soon. Perhaps the funniest part of the traffic signal is the one that stops traffic leaving the picnic island. This time of year, it is probably the busiest place in our town.

Joe, Melanie, Cody and Dison Myers hosted a Mother's Day cookout for Betty Ramsey and Joe and Judy Myers.

Visitors with Steve, Karen, Terri and Tammy Grissinger this week were Brent Carlson, Bea Covert, Travis Madden and Tom and Mamie Streightiff.

John and Mary Mumma visited with Buzz and Bea Covert on Sunday evening.

Bea Covert and Tammy and Karen Grissinger were walkers on Saturday at the annual Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance event in Chambersburg. The trio then enjoyed lunch at Rosalie's restaurant.

Enjoying a fantastic meal on Saturday evening at the Hickory Bridge Farm near Ortanna were J.R. and Kim Watkin, Steve and Karen Grissinger, and Tom and Mamie Streightiff. If you like a nostalgic trip down memory lane located in a beautiful farm set- ting, this place will make you smile.

Roger and Pat Ramsey and Wayne, Elaine and Rylan Good had lunch with Brian and Emily Ramsey on Sunday.

Gell well wishes to Clay Cantrell who had the stomach flu for the past week. Also wishes for his pap, Boyd Varner, who is battling gout.

Audrey Varner, Tammy and Jenny Cantrell, and Ruth Grissinger enjoyed a morning of shopping and lunch on Saturday.

While dining at T&T's Restaurant in Three Springs on Sunday for Mother's Day, the Steve Grissinger family visited with Larry and Dorothy Steele, Chuck Gates, Fred, Sue and Neva Fleming, and Rob and Danyelle Dickinson.

The annual Maddensville Schoolhouse reunion is scheduled for June 20 beginning at noon at the schoolhouse. Please bring a covered dish, lawn chairs and beverage. Place settings will be provided. If you have any questions or need directions, please give Bea Covert (814-448- 3435) or Kay Rosenberry (814- 448-2567) a call.

Open stage will be held at Hustontown Firehall on May 23 beginning at 6 p.m.

Three Springs Fire Co. and Lions Club will hold their annual carnival from May 21-24. The parade will be held on May 21 beginning at 7 p.m.

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