2011-02-10 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Sympathy goes out to family of Marie Mellott, who passed away last week.

Lamont and Alma Brady celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on

February 2.


Sharon Singers of the Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute performed a community “Night of Music” last Wednesday, to a full house that enjoyed the beautiful music. They will be touring different cities in New York and Pennsylvania for a week this month.

Edna Bradnick of Big Cove Tannery is home recuperating after having knee surgery in Fulton County Medical Center last week.

Mariah Truax visited with her uncle and aunt, Pastor Frank and Jody Heidler, and children in Penns Creek over the weekend and attended the Central Penn Youth Convention. Pastor Heidler was a pastor in this area for a number of years.

It Happened This Week: The first winter Olympics held in the U.S. opened in Lake Placid, N.Y., in 1932, with 307 athletes.

Quotable Quotes: “When you believe you can – you can!”

Country Shortcuts: Punch holes in recycled tin cans to create one-of-a-kind votive candleholders for use indoors or out.

Birthday wishes to Kay McBeath and Terry Lynch, February 14; Irene Harris, June Frinafrock and Lois Strait, February 15; Mack Clevenger, Cindy Headley and Ted Hall, February 12; Ralph Mellott, February 13; Matt Hale, Tawnie House, Chris Humbert and Peggy Ray, February 16; Edna Straley, February 12; Gilbert “Gil” Deshong, February 14; Jerry Mellott, February 14; and Debbie Swope, February 15. Happy belated 80th birthday to Donald Deshong of Goldie Lane.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Nikki Fleming, Mc- Connellsburg; Seth Hall, Southern Fulton; and Macey Hollenshead, Southern Fulton, all of basketball.

Happy Valentine’s Day. Remember your sweethearts!

Rodney ad Dot Kelly will celebrate their 28th wedding anniversary on February 14.

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