2009-08-13 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Cam Mellott of Needmore celebrated his 82nd birthday recently with a party at the Dale Garland farm, given by sister-inlaw Sue Yeager. Fifty-five people attended and enjoyed good food and entertainment by the Dale Garland bluegrass band. Cam's birthday was July 27.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Mabel Brady, who passed away last Thursday, and also to the families of Mary Deshong and May Keefer, who

passed away recently.

The Fort Littleton Bible Church youth camp was held last week at Sinoquipe Scout Reservation, with approximately 30 children and several adult leaders attending.

Congratulations to Sean Fitz of Greencastle and Erica Culler of town on their marriage Saturday in State College.

Marian "Skip'' Carbaugh is home after spending a few days in Fulton County Medical Center last week.

Dixie Bishop of Needmore was admitted to Chambersburg Hospital last week and is slowly improving.

Dane, Denny and Leanne Pollock, Jeremy, Nichole and Jeron Fletcher facationed last week in Myrtle Beach.

Nelson "Whimpy'' and Joan Harmon observed their 52nd wedding anniversary August 2.

Bryan and Deb Fletcher celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on July 17.

Don't forget the 89th annual Fulton County Fair is next week!

Tessa McGarvey celebrated her 18th birthday over the weekend with her parents, Toby and Dena, sister Hannah and brother Tobias at the Ssanutten Resorts in Harrisonburg, va.

Birthday wishes to Derek Keefer, 30, on August 4; Tammy Moody, August 5; Bill Harmon, 48, on August 9; Michele Pollock, August 13; Norma Ott, Donald Glenn and Marlene Savat, August 14; Frank Ingram and Alice Baum, August 16; Short Hendershot, Eric Fisher, Vic Erickson, and Verna Harnish, August 18.

Quotable quotes: Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

It happened this week:

In 1865, Joseph Lister became the first doctor to use disinfectant during surgery. Today, Listerine is named for him - though he had nothing to do with the product.

Country shortcuts:

Want to make cut flowers last longer? Add a few drops of bleach to the water to kill bacteria!

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