2009-11-19 / Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes this week to Samantha Anderson, Sherry Collins, Danny Fleischer, Tim Henry, Shyla Winnick, Merill Rosenberry, Sarah Diehl, Mary Cutshall, Leann Weist and Dan Gaff.

Anniversary wishes to Dick and Jessie Rhoades, Gordon and Donna Locke, and Joe and Judy Tyson.

Get well wishes to Ryan Fleck, Mary Mort, Dick Rhoades, Tom and Linda McMath, and Patti Grissinger.

Walnut Grove Sr. Youth held their annual fall lock-in over the weekend at the fellowship building, with 18 youths in attendance. A good time was had by all, aside from a few messy games.

Tom and Mamie Streightiff and Dick and Kim Watkins visited with Tim Streightiff in Washington, D.C., this weekend.

Congratulations to Matt Quigg and Bethany Bickle on the birth of their son, Mason Matthew.

The Rockhill factory banquet will be held on December 6 at 2 p.m. at the Brethren Church in Rockhill. Please bring a covered dish. Spouses are also welcome to attend.

Our sympathy is extended to the families Inez Barnett and Ruth Memmie.

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will be holding a hog shoot on November 21 beginning at 1 p.m. Twelve, 16 and 20 gauge shells will be used. Guns may be checked; no guns with less than a 640 choke and no sleeved guns permitted. A regular shoot is scheduled for November 28.

The fire company will be hosting an open stage event on Sat- urday, November 28, beginning at 6 p.m. The kitchen will open at 5 p.m.

Buzz and Bea Covert, Travis Madden, Ramon Martin and Steve, Karen, Terri and Tammy Grissinger enjoyed lunch at the Texas Roadhouse in Hagerstown on Sunday to celebrate November birthdays for Bea and Karen.

Visitors at the home of Steve, Karen, Terri and Tammy Grissinger this week were Pat Ramsey, Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Buzz and Bea Covert, Brian Fraker, Ramon Martin and Travis Madden. Karen would like to thank everyone for the cards and birthday wishes for her big 5-0.

A Christmas bazaar will be held December 5 and 6 at the Shade Gap Ladies Auxiliary building; the hours are Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gift wrapping will be done for donation. Warm soups, sandwiches and beverages will be for sale. If you didn’t purchase gifts, but have some to wrap, just drop them off, get a bite to eat and have them wrapped while you wait.

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