2011-06-30 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

MHS Class of 1958 held a 50-year-plus class reunion June 18 at Celebrations Unlimited. Of the 38 graduates, 30 are still living and 23 attended along with 19 guests. Class members came from Arizona, Wisconsin, Florida, Virginia and Pennsylvania. A buffet dinner was catered by Karen’s Home Cooking. Music was provided throughout the evening by Jan Fraker and Bruce Carriker. “The Bag Lady” concluded the evening’s entertainment with a comedy routine.

Birthday wishes to Junior Hann, June 30; Melissa Lake, July 3; Chris Waite and Caleb Strait, July 2; Kenny Keefer, 69 on July 4; Taylor Morton, 18 on June 26; Michelle Foor, June 29; George Gress, July 2; Meredith Shives, July 1; Vickie Vance and Deb Glass, July 5; Dot Kelly, Evelyn Gobin and Jeff Pepple, July 6; Adalynn Culler, 1 year old on June 21; Bill Cunningham, 81 on June 26; Pam Ott, June 27; Marian Park, 84 on June 23; Ryan Chamberlain and Sarah Keaton, June 29; and Jackson Clevenger, 5 years old on June 25.

Sherwin and Betty Hollenshead celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 25.

The descendants of Morrow and Cleonie Pollock Kendall held their annual family reunion on Sunday at the Lions Club Park in Mc- Connellsburg.

The descendants of Andrew and Iola Strait held their annual reunion on Sunday at the Needmore Community Center.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Thelma Bratton and Donna Lynch on their passing last week. Also the family of Garry Souders, formerly of Fulton County and now Chambersburg, and Cindy Souders Starr of Greencastle, formerly of this area.

Brent and Rita Gordon observed their 26th wedding anniversary on June 22.

Have a safe and happy Fourth of July ! Handle the fireworks with care.

Cheryl Fletcher is home improving slowly from spending some time in the hospital after suffering a stroke. Her birthday is July 5.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Velma Leese, Betty Carbaugh and Donald Buterbaugh, who all passed away last week, and also the family of Albert Wible and Jack Strait.

A 12th birthday party was held June 25 for Brandon Johnson at Great Cove Club. He is the son of Bobby and Selena Johnson. Family and friends attended.

John and Annette Rasp observed their 26th wedding anniversary on June 29.

Quotable Quotes: Amerion ca is not perfect, but it’s better than anywhere else in the world.”

It Happened This Week: The U.S. received the Statue of Liberty from France in 1885. The $270,000 statue was paid for by French donations and given as a symbol of friendship between France and America.

Country Shortcuts: Permanent marker marring a laminate countertop? Dip a cotton swab in alcohol and rub that spot right out.

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