2011-10-06 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Owen Long, 4 years old on September 28; Betty Jo Lynch, 59 on October 3; Merle Hovis, October 10; Darlene Seiders, October 9; Hannelore Hann, October 11; Nadine Carbaugh, October 11; Michael

Glenn and

Troy Smith,

October 13;

Sandy Novak, October 14; Kevin Strait, October 14; Bob Garlock, October 12; Joyce Peck, September 29; Vickie Bookheimer, 55 on October 29; Randi Hill, October 29; Mike Hall, October 28; Lisa Skiles, 40 on September 27.

Family and longtime friends from McConnellsburg and Warfordsburg attended the wedding of Dallas Mellott and Ann Protzmann at Loch Nairn Country Club near Kennett Square, Chester County, Pa., on Sunday evening. Dallas is the son of Lex A. and Lindsay R. Mellott of Warfordsburg. He is a 2004 graduate of Southern Fulton High School and a 2008 graduate of Bucknell University. The newlyweds are honeymooning in New Orleans. They reside in Ambler, Pa.

A baby shower was held on Sunday at Bulls and Bears in Hagerstown for Danielle McGarvey Wagner of Seattle, given by her parents. Relatives and friends from this area attended.

McConnellsburg Class of 1957 held its 54th reunion at the New Fort Restaurant with 29 attending on Saturday evening. A fun time was had by all. Out of the area attending were Gail Hann Horton of Georgia and Mary Carbaugh Englert of Pittsburgh and Dorothy Harr Porter of Greencastle and Allen Seiders, Chambersburg.

Koby and Cherina Cutchall observed their first wedding anniversary on October 9, and Darren and Carrie Mellott observed their first wedding anniversary on October 10.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Jessica Gearhart, field hockey, Forbes Road; and Libby Strayer, soccer, Mc- Connellsburg.

Sympathy goes out to the Metz family on the death of Sam Metz Jr., only 39 years old, from a fatal heart attack in Falling Waters, W.Va., last week.

The descendants of the late Pete and Bessie Miller held their reunion on Sunday at Fort Loudon Community Center.

Richard and Mary Jane Wilson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on October 14.

Quotable Quotes: “Life consists not in holding good cars, but in playing those you hold well.”

It Happened This Week: In 1919 President Woodrow Wilson suffered a serious stroke at the White House that left him paralyzed on his left side.

Country Shortcuts: Add 1/2 inch of water to the bottom of glass votive holders before inserting your candles. The wax will pop right out.

Sidney and Lisa Mc- Conahy of Knobsville, recently attended the 27th annual Penns Chamber dinner for Mission Critical Partners at Hershey Lodge. Special speaker for the dinner was former President George W. Bush.

Hustontown/Forbes Road Alumni banquet was held on Saturday at the Hustontown Firehall.

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