2011-08-25 / From Days Gone By

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of August 20, 1981


Le Fabrik, a new store offering women’s clothes, fabrics, crafts and bathroom accessories, is slated to open in October at Penn’s Village Shopping Center on the east end of McConnellsburg at the location vacated earlier this year by the Blue Ox Supermarket.

A mixture of old favorites and new attractions makes the 60th annual Fulton County Fair an event that no one will want to miss. This year’s fair is scheduled for the week of August 23-29 and begins with the traditional vesper services on Sunday.

Emil Mellott and son Jeff, well-known county sheep farmers, were big winners at the Bedford Fair last week in all categories of the sheep judging competition, bringing home ribbons and top prizes for their entries.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woodal Jr. of Needmore were honored recently with a celebration on the occasion of their silver wedding anniversary July 26.

Specials at the IGA: Kraft macaroni and cheese, 2 for 69 cents; Pepsi Cola, $1.89; Lipton iced tea mix, $2.99, 2-lb. can; Pillsbury Plus cake mix, 69 cents; whole sirloin tips, $1.89 lb.

Births at the Medical Center: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Book of Three Springs on August 7; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mc- Fadden Jr., McConnellsburg, on August 7; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. John Eader Jr., Big Cove Tannery, on August 8; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Neil Peck of McConnellsburg on August 13; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Woolford of Hancock on August 14.

Deaths: Olive Feight, McConnellsburg; Floyd A. Mellott, Needmore; Clarence Dixon, Fayetteville; Charles Defibaugh, Saxton; Harold E. Laidig, Chambersburg; Jacob Rhodes, St. Thomas; Foster D. Cramer, Mount Union; Frank C. Humbert, Lancaster.

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