2011-01-13 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Zachary Dunkle, January 13; Tim McGarvey, January 13;

Dale Humbert, January 13; Betty Remsburg, 88 on January 13; Janet Souders, January 4; Dave Washabaugh, January 15; Betty Hershey, January 17; Helen Johnston, January 16; Mary Hoover, 94 on January 19; Clarence Weimer and Chad Gress, January 16; Ashley Souders, 8 on January 20; and Jeanie McQuade and Fred McFadden Jr. on January 18.

Congratulations to Todd and Hillary Alexander on the birth of a son on January 4 in Waynesboro Hospital. He was named William Eston and has two older brothers.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Evan Appleby, Mc- Connellsburg; Lacey Beatty, Ryan Harper, Morgan Mills and Jenna Hollenshead, Southern Fulton; and Chris Everts, and Tanner Henry, Forbes Road basketball.

The 95th PA Farm Show started on Saturday and like most years, snow came along with it.

Danielle McGarvey Wagner of Seattle and formerly from the tri-state area, was featured in the Valley section of the Herald Mail on Sunday about her cheerleading career with the Seattle Hawks, and the story leading up to it.

Chambersburg Elks Lodge #600 held its annual hoop shoot on Saturday at the McConnellsburg Elementary School.

Lance Cpl. Ty A. Trainor of Needmore was deployed to Afghanistan in December. Anyone wishing to write to him the address is 3/9 I Co. Unit 73002, FPO AE 09510.

Quotable quotes: “Happiness is a like a little kiss. You must share it to enjoy it.”

Did you know: Enough snow falls in the Colorado Rockies to fill 797 million Ford Explorers or 1,047 Empire State buildings.

It happened his week: In 1794 Dr. Jesse Bennett of Edom, Va., performed the first successful Ceasarean section. The doctor performed it on his own wife.

Country shortcuts: Short on eggs. Crumble a few saltine cracker into beaten eggs before cooking to increase each portion – they’ll never taste any difference.

Return to top