2010-08-19 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Sharon and Lee Glazier attended the wedding of their grand nephew, Edward Russell, and Emily Pfeiffer of Davis, Calif., recently at the American Horticultural Society/ George Washington River Farm, Alexandria, Va. The couple was married under an immense Osage orange tree believed to be a gift to George Washington from Thomas Jefferson. Parents of the groom are Dr. William and Lynn Russell of Alexandria, Va., and grandmother is Mrs. Helmer (Nell) Pearson of Cape May, N.J., formerly of Webster Mills.

Congratulations to Taylor Morton, who was crowned Fulton County Fair Queen on Sunday evening and to Kristin Hawbaker, who was runner-up.

Birthday wishes to Donald Ray and Kathie Sipes, August 20; Margaret Sheppard, August 19; Vesta Hull, 86 on August 14; Nancy Harris, August 21; Pete Culler, August 22; Mary Knepper, 94 on August 24; Bonnie Duffey and Robert Strait, August 24; Zachary Blumenthal, 20 on August 25; Stanley Mellott, August 25; Larry Sipes, August 24; Deb Buterbaugh, August 2; Nancy Wible Hewett, August 11; Marie Sharp, 94 on August 21; Dylan Gelvin, 18 on August 26; and Donald Glenn, August 14.

Pfc. 2 R. Jordan Appleby, son of Mark and Sherri Appleby of McConnellsburg, is now home safey from a 10- month tour of duty in Iraq.

Henrietta Chamberlain of here and daughter Charlene Farling of Hershey recently visited with Denny Chamberlain in Charlotte, N.C., for several days. Denny had been very ill for awhile and is now doing much better.

The descendants of Chalmer and Hazel Gress held their annual reunion recently in the Knobsville Methodist Church.

Watch out for school bus stops, as schools in our districts begin next week. Hope everyone had a good summer and has a good school year.

Greenhill School students and guests had their reunion on Saturday, August 14, with a social hour and dinner at the Sideling Hill Christian Church.

Needmore Fire Co. held its annual ice cream social and parade on Saturday, August 14. It was well attended and had good weather for the event.

The annual Fix reunion was held Sunday, August 15, at the American Legion picnic grounds.

The descendants of Robert and Rebecca Hamil held their annual reunion at the home of Carole Mellott of Cold Springs Road on Saturday, August 14.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Hope Souders and Walt Frazier, who lost their loved ones last week.

Quotable quotes: A best friend is like a four-leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have.

It happened his week: 75,000 fans gathered outside Graceland for Elvis Presley’s funeral in 1977. Today, thousands still flock to the King’s mansion to mark the anniversary with an all-night candlelight vigil. Elvis was only 42 when he died.

Country shortcuts: Remove price tags from glass in a snap by soaking them with a squirt of cooking spray.

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