2011-07-21 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Mary Forsythe on July 20; Mary Deshong, July 22; Deb Sowers, July 23; Kellie Gress, Aaron Ott, Randy Bivens and Tessa Rasp, July 24; Abagael McGarvey, 15, on July 26; Sharon Glazier, July

26; Foster

Earley and

Roger Mc-

Fadden,

July 27; Trudy Morton and Albert Doyle, July 25. Belated birthday wishes to Travis Peck, 14, on July 1; Devon Cunningham, 20, July 24; Janet Seville, July 23; Doris Keefer, July 25; and Robert Sain, July 24.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Marlene Ellison, Needmore, who died from a car accident recently.

A surprise birthday celebration for Doug Ray was held on Saturday in the activity room at Fulton County Medical Center.

Danielle McGarvey Wagner of Seattle, Wash., visited on Sunday with relatives here, including her 98-plusyear old great-grandmother, Ruth Souders, at a luncheon.

A surprise 90th birthday party was held for Lee “Dude’’ Richards on Sunday at son, Ronnie Richards’ farm.

Tobias McGarvey celebrated his fifth birthday with four of his class buddies on Saturday with a pool party at his home.

The McConnellsburg churches presented “The Homecoming” musical by Lynn Hodges and John E. Coates on Friday and Saturday nights in the Cito Methodist Church. It was very enjoyable, with a good showing both nights. A free spaghetti dinner was also served.

The descendents of William and Minnie Edwards held their 46th annual reunion on Saturday at Cowans Gap Park.

Raymond and Judy Aller will celebrate their 44th wedding anniversary on July 22.

The Needmore Fire Co. held a chicken barbecue on Sunday.

Our area is in a very dry spell now and temperatures are to reach 100 degrees this week. If you can, stay indoors to prevent heat stroke and other related health problems.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Jean Paylor of Hagerstown, who passed away over the weekend. She was the wife of Carl Paylor.

Quotable Quotes: Only from your heart can you touch the sky.

It Happened This Week: In 1940 the Democratic National Convention at Chicago stadium nominated President Franklin D. Roosevelt for an unprecedented third term in office.

Country Shortcuts: Got a rip in your clothing? Patch it up from the inside with masking tape until you have a chance to repair it.

Kate and Brantley Gamble hosted a surprise 80th birthday party for Helen Overly, Saturday, July 9. More than 100 guests attended, including friends and relatives from Florida, Canada, New York, Reading, Pa., western Pa. and many friends from Fulton, Franklin and Huntingdon counties.

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