2010-08-26 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Larry Sipes, August 24; Nathan Karczewski, 18 on on August 11; Emily Karczewski, 16 on August 25; Dylan Gelvin, 18 on August 26; Carl Mellott, 61 on August 3; Wayne Strait, August 26; Audrey Hall, August 19; Michele Frinafrock, August 29; Wade Stermer, August 30; Fred Martz, August 28; Xavier Buterbaugh, 7 years old on August 20; Hope Mellott, August 27; Doris Taylor, August 31; Dave Kerlin, August 25; Pam Rohm, August 26; Lori Kerlin and Nancy Shearer, August 27; Stella Pittman, August 28; Roger Rhodes and Sherwin Fix, August 30; Marlene Elison, August 28; Sharon Strait, August 28; Agnes Snyder, 94 on August 29; and Amanda Garlock, August 29; Nancy (Wible) Hewett, August 22; and Kendall Earley, 2 years old on August 21.

Wade and Lynette Shindle celebrated their eighth wedding anniverasry on August 17.

Anyone watching the fireworks on Friday night saw a spectacular 20-minute display at the fairgrounds that was set off by Phantom Fireworks.

Laurel Ridge Church recently held its annual festival with a lot of good food and nice weather for a good turnout of people.

Margaret Sheppard had both knees replaced recently and also celebrated her birthday on August 19.

Dave and Jan Hoover observed their 40th wedding anniversary on August 22, with a dinner outing, along with their children and families.

Sandra (Sandy) Land of Sinoquipe Road is home recovering from a coppherhead bite while clearing a pathway at her home last week.

Danny Lake of Saluvia is home recuperating after having a second heart attack within a few weeks.

The family of Mary Knepper had cake and ice cream for her 94th birthday at Fulton County Medical Center on Sunday.

The McConnellsburg Class of 1980 held its 30th reunion on Saturday night at Great Cove Golf Course.

Siloam United Methodist Church held its annual festival on Saturday night. Good food was enjoyed by a good crowd of people and very nice weather. Entertainment was by the Country Christians.

Dayton and Kim Tweedy observed their 26th wedding anniversary on August 21.

Quotable quotes: “Always focus on the front windshield and not the rear view mirror.

It happened this week: In 1966, the Beatles made their last concert appearance as a group before a paying audience at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

Country shortcuts: At the laundromat to make it easy to spot your washing machine use bright colored refrigerator magnets placed on your machine.

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