2011-12-29 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Cole Plessinger, December 29; Sue Nesbitt, December 31; Grover Plessinger, December

29; Cindy

Bivens, December 31;

Janet Souders, January 4; and William Eston Alexander, 1 year old on January 4.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Loni Crouse, who passed away last week.

A happy belated wedding anniversary to Paul and Anna Cutchall, who celebrated their 56 years together on November 28. Please keep Anna in your prayers. She is having some health problems.

Allen and Joyce Cover will celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary on December 29.

Congratulations to Michael and Danielle Mc- Garvey Wagner of Seattle, Wash., on the birth of a daughter weighing in at 3 pounds, 9 ounces. She was named Brooke Lynn.

The Willing Workers of McConnellsburg St. Paul Lutheran Church recently enjoyed a dinner at the Ole Towne Kitchen.

Naomi Reeder of North Carolina is visiting with her daughter, Rick and Linda Northcraft. Linda had the misfortune of breaking her collarbone recently. They will be moving to Franklin County the beginning of the year.

McConnellsburg Elementary School held its Christmas program last Thursday. The house wa packed with relatives enjoying the program.

Last Thursday was the first day of winter, with temperatures in the mid-40s. It was also the shortest day of the year.

Vincent and Liza Hughes will celebrate their 28th wedding anniversary on December 30.

Ken and Lunda Strait celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on January 3.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Pete Pepple and Parker Hann. Both men passed away over the holiday weekend as did Florence Krause of Needmore.

The family of Iva Seiders, a resident of the Long-Term Care Unit at Fulton County Medical Center held their Christmas dinner in the social room on Monday.

The family of Wanda and Guy Truax held their annual Christmas dinner on Saturday in the Pleasant Ridge social hall.

The churches in the county were well attended for the Christmas Eve services.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athlete was Nick Smartt, Southern Fulton basketball.

Quotable Quotes: Angels don’t always have wings or white robes. Sometimes they just look like you or me!

It Happened This Week: “Silent Night” was sung for the first time at midnight mass in 1818, in a small town of Oberndorf, Austria. It was written by a school teacher and a priest.

Country Shortcuts: Straighten a wire hanger to toast marshmallows in your fireplace.

Wayne H. and Virginia Cutshall Crouse celebrated their 68th anniversary and Christmas with the family in Big Cove Tannery.

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