2011-04-14 / Correspondents' Notes


By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to Thelma Shoop, Cameron Locke, Lucas Hale, Lindsey Hall, Lee Ann Henry, Abby Hann,

Joe Diehl,

Steve Mills,

Heidi Roude,

Rodney Roher, Kay Anderson, Nancy Greenland, Adam Swope, Ethan Anderson, Nelson Fleming, Donnie Keebaugh and Beth Barmont.

Anniversary wishes to Mark and Cherry Hale, Leo and Almeda Nead, John and Penne Edgell, and Eddy and Kathy Keebaugh.

Get well wishes to Sharon Harper, Lois Stevens, Ashley Keebaugh, Lynn Knepper, Dick Rhoades and Mary Mort.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Steve Thomas of Wells Tannery.

Walnut Grove Church Road is now closed for bridge construction. A detour is in place until the completion of the project in the fall.

Immanuel Bible Church will be having its Easter program on April 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Easter sunrise services will be held at Immanuel beginning at 6:30 a.m. On May 1, the annual spring roundup will be held.

Roger and Patty Ramsey visited with Brian, Emily and Micah Ramsey on Sunday afternoon.

On Sunday afternoon, Walnut Grove friends and neighbors attended the play, “Exiled,” in Camp Hill. They also enjoyed lunch and some shopping. Those traveling were Libby Barton, Lavern Brown, Neva, Fred and Sue Fleming, Scott and Bobbi Shoop, Barb Frehn, Betty Ramsey, Teresa Souders, Gail Stains, Joyce Strait, and Judy, Melanie and Dison Myers.

Visiting recently with the Steve and Karen Grissinger family were Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Travis Madden, Brent Carlson, Buzz and Bea Covert, Travis and Tristen Hall, Jim and Brenden Lupey, and Donna Locke.

John and Mary Mumma and Buzz and Bea Covert enjoyed dinner out on Saturday evening.

Sharon Horne, Jessie Rhoades, Susie Schmidt and Patty Ramsey had a great time vacationing in the Florida Keys this past week.

While out for a Sunday afternoon ice cream run, Steve and Karen Grissinger spotted an eagle at Sinoquipe, soaring beautifully over the lake.

Good luck this Saturday to our area fishermen.

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold an open stage on Saturday, April 30, beginning at 6 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Come out and share your talent or enjoy the talent of others.

The fire company will sponsor their annual Mother’s Day buffet on Sunday, May 8, beginning at 11 a.m. A large variety of foods will be featured, including eight meat dishes.

The second annual chicken barbecue event for the Bradley Gilliland Scholarship Fund will be held on May 1, 2011, at the Orbisonia Lions Club building. The cost is $8 and all proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund. Takeouts are available between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Menu includes chicken, dinner roll, baked beans, applesauce and dessert. All dinners are by pre-sales and will be carry-out. Anyone wishing to purchase a ticket may contact anyone in the SHC FFA, Matt Quigg (SHC agricultural education teacher) or Cathy and Rick Gilliland. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

Angel Wings will sponsor a benefit ride and pig roast on Saturday, June 11, at Harper’s Memorial Park with bikes leaving promptly at noon. The cost is $25 per bike with an early registration drawing for a gas card. Event is open to everyone beginning at 4:30 p.m. for a cost of $10 per person. Please contact Dodie Price for registration at 814-386-0594. All proceeds from the day will benefit Justin and Stephanie Semple.

Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. will have a chicken BBQ dinner on Sunday, April 17 beginning at 11 a.m.

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