2011-12-01 / From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of November 28, 1991


Brad Divens and his band

“Wrathchild America” left on Sunday from JFK Airport, New York, for a three-week concert tour in England, Germany, Holland, France and Sweden. Brad is the son of Dixie and Roy Divens of McConnellsburg.

Uni-Marts will be the new owners of all Getty Mart convenience stores including the one in McConnellsburg on Route 16, according to a recent statement.

Fulton Chamber of Commerce last week unanimously adopted a resolution opposing the development or location of a lowlevel radioactive or other hazardous waste site within the county or its neighboring communities.

Firefighters from five fire companies fought a blaze which destroyed the Larry Snyder residence on Sprowl Road in Wells Tannery on Monday morning, November 25. No one was injured in the blaze which left Snyder, his wife and their three children homeless.

Sideling Hill Coon Hunters Association held its annual turkey and ham supper at Hustontown Community Hall November 23. There were 25 adults and seven children present.

The first hole-in-one to be made on hole 16 on the back back nine at Great Cove was shot by Beulah Fix, McConnellsburg, with a 5 wood on August 11. She received a gold putter from David Washabaugh, awarded by Fulton Motor Sales to all those who ace a hole at Great Cove.

Howard and Althea Stains of Maddensville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 20.

Births at the Medical Center: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Walker of Hustontown on November 16; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Karl Swope of Needmore on November 17.

Deaths: Tyler Deshong, Harrisonville; Robert Souders, Williamsport; Charles Kemmler, Burnt Cabins; W. Jean Sitch, Wood.

Ronda Ward and Jeffrey Mellott were united in marriage September 21 at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren. Parents of the couple are Ronnie and Ellen Ward of Warfordsburg and Russell Mellott of Needmore and Sharon Thompson of Upper Strasburg.

Cheryl Hall and Charles Knable II were united in marriage September 7 at Needmore Bible Church. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Ray Poorbaugh of Berkeley Springs and the late Harold Hall Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Knable of Harrisonville and Doris Carbaugh of Needmore.

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