2011-07-21 / Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville Mailbox

By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to George Locke, Alan Schmidt, Elijah Newman, Peg Miller, Caleb Gahagan, Ralph Brown, Lucas Johnson, Cathy Barnett, Fern Mellott, Joe Ely, Nathaniel Sheeder, Kendra Semple, Audrey Cutchall and Leonard Bingaman.

Anniversary wishes to Gary and Donna Clark, Greg and Cindy Edgin and Scott and Sarah Fritz.

Get-well wishes to Huldah Streightiff, Esther


Neva Fleming, Kevin


Betty Streightiff and Mary Mort.

Get-well wishes to Sam Park who is recovering from surgery.

Congratulations to Stanley and Sue Hall on their recent 50th wedding anniversary celebration.

Tim Streightiff visited with Moie Crawford of Maddensville on Sunday while checking out the Dupont Circle Farmer’s Market near Washington, D.C.

Visiting recently with the Steve and Karen Grissinger family were Donna Locke, Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Gordon Locke and Maddison Wible.

Terri and Tammy Grissinger enjoyed the State College Arts Festival on Friday.

George and Heather Locke recently visited with Irene Park at Meadowview Manor near McVeytown.

The Immanuel Bible Church will be hosting Bible School from July 24 to July 29. A kickoff picnic will be held on July 23, with a pool party to follow on August 5. The theme this year will be a beach blast. Classes will run from 6: 15 to 8: 15 each evening.

A Sportsmen’s Outreach will be held at Immanuel Bible Church on August 20 with speakers, prizes and good food. Special speaker for the event will be author and humorist Joey Hancock. The Wissmann Family will present a concert following the Sportsmen’s Outreach program. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Folks from Immanuel Bible Church will be hosting a large yard sale and food stand on August 13 beginning at 8 a.m. We hope to see you there.

The Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. will be hosting Open Stage on Saturday, July 23, beginning at 6 p.m. The kitchen will open at 5 p.m. Barbecued chicken dinners will be available beginning at 3 p.m. Admission is free.

A benefit all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper and silent auction will be held on Saturday, July 23, at the Knobsville United Methodist Church beginning at 4 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Jason Kuhn, son of Reverend and Mrs. William Kuhn.

The Clear Ridge ladies and gents will host a festival on July 21 with ham dinners, homemade pies and ice cream. Raspberry ice cream will be the feature flavor this month.

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