2011-06-23 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Rickie Hoffman and Joe Hann, June 25; Darcy Humbert and Ruth Brubaker, June 24; Taylor Morton, June 26; Diamond Wazelle, June 25; Dorothy Henry, June 27; Scott Deshong, June 29; Russell Glazier, June 27; and Bobby Sample, June 30.

Delores Christian and daughters Kim, Brenda and Jill and Jane Lininger and daughter Michele Hill and Ann Hall enjoyed a few days in Ocean City, Md., last week.

Blaine and Helen Fix will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on June 23.

Lee and Sharon Glazier observed their 52nd wedding anniversary on June 20.

The St. Paul Lutheran Willing Workers held their annual yard and food sale last week, having a profitable outcome. Thanks to all.

A 16th birthday party was held last Wednesday night for Cooper McGarvey in Scotland. She is the daughter of Tony and Martina McGarvey.

Congratulations to the Public Opinion baseball allstars. Named to the second team were Tristan Gelvin, Forbes Road; Ryan Harper, Southern Fulton; and Jesse Swope, McConnellsburg. Honorable mention went to: Evan Appleby, Caleb Christy, Levi Crouse and Seth Seville, McConnellsburg; Brandon Blair, Forbes Road; and J.C. Munson, Zach Morton and Seth Hall from Southern Fulton.

Public Opinion softball allstars were first team – Taylor Morton, McConnellsburg; Corri Parsons, Forbes Road; and Taylor Leasure, Southern Fulton; second team players were Kelsey White, Southern Fulton, and Nikki McQuade and Gabby Danner, McConnellsburg; and honorable mention went to Taelor Morton of Southern Fulton.

Public Opinion soccer allstars were: first team – Carly Mellott; second team – Nicki McQuade; honorable mention – Nikki Fleming, Libby Strayer and Sarrah Pollock.

McConnellsburg Class of 1958 held its 50-plus reunion Saturday evening at Celebrations Unlimited, Fort Littleton.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Big Cove Tannery held its annual festival on Saturday with a lot of good homecooked food, including homemade ice cream. Also having festivals were Knobsville United Methodist Church and Siloam United Methodist Church. They also had good food of all sorts.

Ellis and Jeannie McQuade celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary on June 18.

Patti Mellott of Needmore had the misfortune of breaking her foot last week.Wishing her a speedy recovery.

Quotable quotes: Only from your heart can you touch the sky!

It Happened This Week: Sally Ride became the first woman to travel in space in 1983. She applied to the astronaut program after reading an ad in a newspaper.

Country Shortcuts: A perfect summer marinade – combine 1/4 cup each of olive oil and chopped basil, juice one lemon, 1 tablespoon fresh oregano. Spread on chicken or fish before grilling.

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