2010-11-18 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Charles Reeder and Marian Wertz, November 13; Greg Strait, November 16; Kirby Knepper, November 17; Danielle McClain, November 18; Beulah Paylor, November 18; Mitch and Mike Ott, November 21; Mike Decker and Kirby Carbaugh, November 20; Wes Howells, November 21; Dianne Stenger, November 22; Martina McGarvey, November 20; Sam Metz, November 21; Mike Lynch, November 12; and Melvina Anderson, November 20.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Betty Culler Davis of Georgia, who passed away last week. Betty grew up in Fulton County. Sympathy also to the family of Victoria Lynn, who lost her life in a car accident last week.

Z and Amy Booth Turcinov and twins Gabe and Zara of Seattle, Wash., visited last week with her parents, Marshall and Eunice Booth, and other family members.

Toby and Dena McGarvey celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary with an overnight stay at Hickory Bridge in Gettysburg last week. Their anniversary was November 20.

The family of Ruth Souders helped her celebrate her 98th birthday on Sunday with a beautiful birthday cake, baked by her greatgranddaughter, Mariah Truax. Also attending were Ruth’s niece, Joyce, and husband Bill Brown of Chambersburg.

Lee and Freda Vickroy observed their 60th wedding anniversary on November 18.

Cheryl Mellott of Big Cove Tannery is at home recuperating after being thrown off her horse recently and ending up with several broken ribs.

Clarence “Bushy” Kerlin is home recuperating after having knee surgery in Chambersburg Hospital.

Forbes Road Elementary School Helpers held a community day and night at Lincoln Way Pizza last Tuesday. A portion of all sales went back to the group.

Quotable quotes: “Love is blind, but marriage is a real eye-opener.”

It happened this week: In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt laid the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Country shortcuts: Got a tiny splinter you can’t remove? Try covering the spot with a piece of clear tape. When you pull it off the splinter should come out with it.

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