2010-11-04 / Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to Cole Campbell, Chetty Clark, Amy Horton, Shirley Shoemaker, Cameron Edgell, Loreli Fleming, Traci Greenland, Brenden Lupey, Steven Brown, Mylee Mitchell, Jill Kalyan-kar, Barney Wilt, Brooke Taylor, Casey Jaymes, Lisa Harris, Bob Anderson and Shane Mills.

Anniversary wishes to Kevin and Jen Swope, Ralph and Erma Brown, W.R. and Beth Barmont, Dwight and Barb Swope, and Mahlon and Jody Shimer.

Get well wishes to Darlene King, Jane Brown, Jay Brown, Sharynn Book and Mary Mort.

Preparations are being made for the Angel Wings Annual Craft Bazaar at the Shade Gap auxiliary building on December 4 and 5. Contact Deb Snyder at 814- 599-8687 if you are an interested vendor. Preregistration and payment are required; deadline for vendors is November 15.

Larry Steele and Cheryl Barnes visited with Bea Covert on Friday afternoon. Larry was dressed is his Halloween mask, but Bea still knew who he was when he knocked at the door.

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Brandon Morrow.

Amanda Yocum visited with Karen Grissinger this past week.

Pfc. Eric Patterson graduated infantry from Fort Benning, Ga., on October 22, 2010. He will be leaving for Fort Lewis, Wash., on November 1. He was able to spend a week at home with family and friends before leaving. Eric and his family would like to thank everyone for their prayers, letters and support during his 16 weeks away at training. Please continue to remember him and all of our servicemen and women.

Visiting recently with the Steve and Karen Grissinger family were Halloween-goers June, Shaine, Shawn, and Steve Mills, Tasha, Shaine and Kean Goshorn, Mike, Mandy, Aaron and Michael Snyder, and Gary, Donna, Cassie and Caleigh Clark.

Also visiting this week were Travis, Tanya, Ty and Tristen Hall, Robyn, Kolton and Alayna Gaff, Brent Carlson, Travis Madden, Donna Locke, Bea Covert, and Tom and Mamie Streightiff.

Congratulations to Kenny and Kristi Watkins on the birth of their son, Jase Connor, last Tuesday morning at 8:57 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 10-1/2 ounces and was 18 inches long. Proud grandparents, Tom and Mamie Streightiff have been enjoying spoiling their first grandchild.

Tom and Mamie Streightiff visited with Tim Streightiff in Washington, D.C., on Sunday afternoon.

Huldah and Betty Streightiff visited with Kenny and Kristi and Huldah’s new great-grandson this weekend.

Immanuel Bible Church will be holding Thanksgiving Eve services on November 24 at 6:30 p.m.

Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. will be hosting a chicken and waffles dinner on November 14 beginning at 11 a.m.

This weekend is the end of Daylight Saving Time, so it’s time to turn the clocks back one hour. There is no excuse for being late for church this Sunday; you will have an extra hour to get there.

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