2010-09-09 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Guy and Wanda Truax of Pleasant Ridge Road celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on September 3.

Aaron Hahn, an accident victim three months or so, is improving quite well. Please keep him and others who are ill or disabled in your prayers.

Congratulations to Justin Fischer and Gerri Ramsey, who were married on Saturday, September 4, in St. Stephen Catholic Church. A reception as held at the American Legion.

Sideling Hill Christian Church held its 65th annual homecoming on Sunday, September 5. Guest speaker was Mac Miller and music was provided by the The Country Christians. They also had a hymn sing.

John and Karen Bishop and Justin, Hillary and Jersey Knepper vacationed last week in Ocean City, Md.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Elizabeth Peck Keefer, who passed away Monday.

Quotable quotes; “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

It happened this week: The first Grandparents Day was declared in 1979. The day was created by Mariam McQuade, a housewife from West Virginia. It’s celebrated the first Sunday after Labor Day.

Country shortcuts: Want to display photographs on a bulletin board without making holes in them? Hang paperclips from the tacks, insert the pictures into the paperclips.

Birthday wishes to Doris Agesen, September 11; Van Ingram, September 11; Pat Cutchall and Pete Bottonfield, September 12; Pat Shafer, September 14; Carrie Kelso Martin and Les Gordon, September 15; Brenna Johnston, September 15; Cathy Richards and Kade Gress, September 13; Betsy Ray and Lacie Washabaugh, September 9; Elisha Feight, September 9; and Harry Smith, September 5.

The descendants of the late Wallace and Grace Hershey recently held their annual reunion at Sideling Hill Park.

Hustontown Senior Center held an open house on Wednesday, September 8, and also celebrated the 65th wedding anniversary of Raymond and Laura “Becky” Martz of Hustontown.

Mary Jane Morton is at her home recuperating after spending five weeks in Fulton County Medical Center for injuries from an accident. Wishing her a speedy recovery.

Paul and Betty Shelley celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on September 7.

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