2012-02-09 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Kay McBeath and Terry Lynch, February 14; Irene Harris, June Frixafroch and Lois Strait, February 15; Mack Clevenger, Cindy Headley and Ted Hall, February 12; Ralph Mellott and Eric Poe, February 1; Bill Nesbitt, February 5; Catherine Washabaugh, February 8; Nicole Fletcher and Maura Minnier, February 9; Sandy Garlock, Lena Duvall and Kyra Duvall, February 10; Gail McClain, February 11; Owen Stouffer, February 13; Richard Lake, February 11; and Morgan Leedy, February 20.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Joan Karczewski, who lost her battle with cancer; Ashlyn Buterbaugh, who lost her life in a car accident last week; and also to the families of Ruth Richards and Betty Hershey.

Best wishes to Willard and Pat Hess, 516 Washington Ave., Mifflintown, on their 50th anniversary February 17 and to Rod and Kelly Willow of Mifflintown on their 25th anniversary February 17.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Nikki Fleming of Mc- Connellsburg and Macey Hollenshead of Southern Fulton for basketball.

Toby McGarvey, coach, and assistant coach Josh McKelvey chaperoned the McConnellsburg girls soccer team at midnight bowling on Satuday at Lincoln Lanes Bowling Alley. Hannah Mc- Garvey and Luke McKelvey also were in attendance. They all had a swell time. No records were broken.

Rodney and Dot Kelly will celebrate their 29th wedding anniversary on Valentine’s Day.

Remember your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day.

The 46th Super Bowl was watched by millions of viewers, who saw the Giants win over the Patriots in a very close game.

Eleven million pizzas were delivered on Sunday during the Super Bowl, covering 4 million miles in traveling for delivery. Also, Super Bowl weekend is the least popular weekend for weddings.

Phyllis Reel fell recently, breaking her wrist, and is home with it healing a little each day.

Darlene Spidel of Knobsville is now home recuperating from major surgery recently.

Clarence “Bushy” and Nancy Kerlin will celebrate their 52nd wedding anniversary on February 10.

Happy belated birthday to Robert “Bob” Miller of West Wood Street. He celebrated his 70th birthday on February 2.

It Happened This Week: In 1971 Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell stepped onto the surface of the moon in the first of two lunar excursions.

Quotable Quotes “A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.”

Country Shortcuts: Short of storage? Hang a clear plastic shoe bag on the inside of the kitchen door then tuck in kitchen utensils and gadgets.

Eat February 10 at Lincoln Way Pizza and help Fulton Chapter of Eastern Star raise money or activities at the Masonic homes. Ten percent of all proceeds go toward activities at the home.

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