2012-01-12 / Correspondents' Notes


By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to Bonnie Watkins, Laura Reynolds, Ashley Mitchell, Krista Brown, Tommy Cohenour, Alexys Anderson, Cali Brown, Danielle Winnick, Almeda Nead, Brittany Whitsel, Kennedy Heaster, Chris Anderson and Tina Swan.

Anniversary wishes to John and Charlotte Hodge and Mike and Traci Greenland.

Get well wishes to Stanley Hall, Carol Ramsey, Jess

Jenkins, Angela Hamman Cook,


Steele, Eloise Swope, Bob Hoffman, and Lynn Knepper.

Isaiah Newman, son of Chris and Jody Knepper Newman, spent a few days at Hershey Medical Center last week. Please continue to keep Isaiah in your prayers.

Shaine and Kean Goshorn visited with Buzz and Bea Covert over the New Year holiday.

Brian and Micah Ramsey visited with Roger and Pat Ramsey on Friday.

Recent visitors with Steve and Karen Grissinger and family were Leo Nead, Dan Jenakovich, Travis Madden, Brent Carlson, Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Ramon and Tammy Martin and Donna Locke.

Folks enjoying the PA Farm Show on Sunday included Travis, Nicole, Landon, Logan and Levi Kling, Steve and Karen Grissinger, Ramon and Tammy Martin, Randy Runk and Nick Fogal and Pickles Horton and granddaughter. With the beautiful weather on Sunday, it was elbow to elbow by lunchtime.

The Angel Wings annual sweetheart ball will be held the Saturday before Valentine’s Day at the Orbisonia Lions Club building. More details are to follow.

Angel Wings would like to extend a special thank-you to Marlee and Braedon North for assisting with the dessert table at the spaghetti benefit on Saturday. Their help was greatly appreciated and a true testimony of just one of God’s miracles we celebrate.

Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. would like to express deepest thanks to Pizza Star II, Angel Wings, Save-A-Lot, Del Grosso, the members and spouses of this and other local fire companies and EMS, Channel 10 News, The Daily News, The Valley Log and members throughout this and surrounding communities who showed their support in donating food, monetary donations, time and prayers for the benefit dinner for Mike and Brenda Parks. It was a beautiful event full of love, laughter, compassion, prayers, and togetherness where pride in “Small Town America” still exists.

An entertaining evening of shopping and dinner out was enjoyed by Cole, Jenny, Jayla and Tammy Cantrell with Ruth Grissinger on Friday.

Kenny, Kristi and Jase Watkins visited with Tom and Mamie Streightiff on Friday.

Orbisonia United Methodist Church will be having its Saturday breakfast gathering and also the Friday Night Jam event at the Outreach Center this weekend.

Orbisonia United Methodist Church will also once again host Saturday night checkers games beginning at 5:30 p.m. Held the last Saturday of each month, this activity is open to the public.

Immanuel Bible Church will be having its annual potluck dinner and family game night Sunday, January 29, beginning at 3 p.m. Bring your favorite board games; Monopoly, Chess, Checkers, Uno, Old Maid, etc. (no electronics please)! Let your competitive side show if you would like or relax and have a good time! Invite your family and friends in out of the cold for an afternoon and evening of fun and fellowship! A covered dish meal will be served around 5 p.m.

Pesticide update meetings will be held January 26 at Southern Huntingdon County High School from 7 to 9 p.m.; February 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. and February 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Huntingdon County Extension Office; February 22 at the Central Fulton High School; March 22 at Forbes Road High School and March 23 at Southern Fulton High School all from 7 to 9 p.m.

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