2010-08-19 / Correspondents' Notes


By Kate Berkstresser

Another year has rolled around so this is Fulton County Fair week. We hope the fair folks will have a good season. Next the school bells will be ringing.

Glad to report Betty Shotts was able to return home after spending a couple days in the hospital. Hope she will be on to a full recovery.

Sorry to hear Mrs. Neil Berkstresser was taken to the hospital on Sunday. We hope she will be improved and home soon.

Knobsville and Fairview United Methodist Church folks will have Sunday School and worship services at Cowans Gap on Sunday, August 22, with Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. and worship at 11:00 a.m., followed by a meal at noon. Bring a picnic basket.

We send recovery wishes to John Gallagher, who is having some physical problems. Hope, will be all well soon.

A lady in Clear Ridge had the misfortune of being bitten by a snake on Monday. Hope she will be recovered soon.

Tim and Cathy Funk of Arizona spent the weekend with Betty Malot to help her celebrate her 95th birthday on August 7.

We got word Eleanor Gregg had been in the hospital. We send get well wishes her way. She now lives in Lancaster but had formerly lived in Hustontown sometime back.

Reed and Linda Englert are spending a couple weeks touring Alaska.

Robert and June Bennett are travelling in Australia for a couple weeks.

Household hint: Dipping cut flowers into a solution of baking soda and water will extend their life. Nail your violets. Insert a few rusty nails into the soil around your African violets. The blooms will be larger, more profuse and brighter in color.

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