2011-07-28 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Deb Welsh and Wanda Souders returned from a tour of Lake Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana that included seeing Lambeau Field and Wrigley Stadium.

Birthday wishes to Marie Henry, 90 years old recently; Ben Chestnut and Kristen Sowers, July 31; Ida Strait and Cindy Cutchall, August 1; Stan Earley and Pam Seiders, July 29; Sherwin Hollenshead, August 2; Mason Sain, August 3; Wes Souders and Landin Gress, August 4; Madisyn Culler, August 5; Jim Pittman, July 29; Terry Miller, July 30; Russell Glazier and John Helman, August 2; Pastor Elliott, August 3; and Noah Heinbaugh, 4 years old on July 31.

Ruth Bolinger recently visited with her son, Randy, and wife Cheryl of Orlando, Fla.

Visiting with Denny and Nancy Richards for two weeks is their daughter, Kendra, and children Jayden and Macey Fielding of Arkansas.

Peggy Bailey recently attended daughter Kayla’s graduation from the Army Reserves in Fort Leonard Wood, Miss.

John and Betty Hann of Hustontown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 21.

Guy and Wanda Truax attended the wedding of their granddaughter, Shanda Hei- dler, and Jamin Nell in Middleburg, Pa., on Friday night. Other relatives and friends of this area were also in attendance.

Dick and Grace Barton will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 31.

Ronnie Hall underwent kidney removal surgery recently and is now home waiting for a kidney transplant.

Pierce Miller had heart surgery last Thursday in Harrisburg General Hospital and is now recuperating.

Pastor John Godissart and some members of the McConnellsburg United Methodist Church helped last week at Green Hill Special Needs Adult Camp, assisting the adults in Huntingdon. It is an annual event.

Visiting with Jim, Sandy and Chase Novak over the weekend were his parents, Ed and Lenore Novak of the Pittsburgh area.

The family of Mary Deshong held a 85th birthday party for Mary on Saturday at FOVA.

Harry and Carolyn Kline attended the wedding of Jamin Nell and Shanda Heidler on Friday in Middleburg, Pa.

It Happened This Week: In 1866, Ulysses S. Grant was named general of the Army of the United States, the first officer to hold the rank.

Quotable Quotes: The happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything, they just make the most of everything that comes their way.

Country Shortcuts: Instead of hunting down a piece of sandpaper, use an emery board to smooth rough edges around the house.

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