2010-06-03 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Bonnie and Bill O’Connell, Gina Lake and Bailey Orange, and Richard, Kathy and Melissa lake visited Jeff, Dot, Aaron and Kyle Lake in Madison, Ala., last week. They travelled to Madison to see Bonnie and Richard’s grandson, Aaron, graduate from Bob Jones High School. While in Madison, they toured the Huntsville Space and Rocket Cent er. They also ate at the world famous Miss Mary Bobo’s Boarding House in Lynchburg, Tenn.

Birthday wishes to Goldie Mellott, 83 on June 4; Stephanie Clevenger, June 6; Ruth Dubb, June 3; Dave Newman and Dave Sowers, June 10; Jean Weller, Linda Myers and Bill Gress on June 7; Melanie Bishop Kania, June 7; Betty McClain, May 28; Dorothy Harr Potter, June 4; Lynn Miller, June 3; and Greg Sowers, June 5.

Public Opinion male athlete of the week was Lucas Banks,a junior at Mc- Connellsburg High School for track and field. Lucas is a junior and the son of Michael and Linda Banks. He also plays basketball for the Spartans.

Junior and Millie Truax observed their 55th wedding anniversary on May 15.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Ivan “Chubb” Hess, who passed away last week.

Ronnie and Robin Barnhart observed their 20th wedding anniversary on May 26.

Craig and Jen Knepper observed their fourth wedding anniversary on May 28.

Congratulations to the seniors of McConnellsburg and Forbes Road who graduated Wednesday night. May your future be bright.

A joint worship service was held in the Big Cove Tannery Lutheran Church on Sunday with folks wearing red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day.

Public Opinion honor roll student-athletes were Amy Bard, track; Taylor Leasure, softball; Kelsey White, softball; and Dylan Whiteside, baseball, all of Southern Fulton.

A surprise 30th birthday party was held on Saturday for Brian Shafer and also to celebrate daughter Makayley Maye’s second birthday.

A 90th birthday party was held for Dan Winter on Friday, May 28, by his wife, Joan, and children Margo and Morgan of the Philadelphia area and Danny of Chicago and Lisa of Florida. Morgan, a chef, prepared the delicious food.

Aaron Hahn, a recent accident victim, is slowly improving and still in Conemaugh Hospital.

Quotable quotes: A fam-

.... is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal and the common cold.

It happened this week: More than 6 million people paid at least $10 each to join hands to create a 4,000-mile human chain from California to New York in 1986, which benefit the anti-poverty program Hands Across America.

Country shortcuts: Stuff extra plastic bags into an empty tissue box and pull out one at a time as needed.

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