2012-03-01 / From Days Gone By

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 4, 1982

’82

March came in like a lamb, with moderate temperatures and no precipitation, but is likely to go out like a lion, as the old saying goes. More snow is being forecast.

Cornelius Custom Floors, Lincoln Way East, has been sold to Jack Deshong Jr. of McConnellsburg, according to owner Rodger Cornelius, who announced the change of ownership. Deshong will relocate and expects to be open for business in the former Earley’s Shoe Store on North Second Street.

A veteran of two wars and prominent businessman was named “Man of he Year” and a local man of the cloth was honored as the Outstanding Citizen at the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards banquet Saturday night. Glen Emerick, president of JGR Enterprises, was presented his Man of the Year plaque, while the Rev. David Hoover was given the Outstanding Citizen award.

Mr. and Mrs. Russell (Dorothy) Mellott of Harrisonville announce the birth of a baby daughter on February 2 at the Fulton County Medical Center. She has been named Kimberly Dawn.

Specials at the IGA: Scope mouthwash, $2.39, 24 ozs.; Clorox liquid bleach, 59 cents; Campbell’s chicken noodle soup, 4 for $1; cauliflower, $1.29; turkeys, 69 cents.

Now playing at the Fulton Theatre: “Cinderella.”

Births at the Medical Center: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morton II of Big Cove Tannery on February 19; a son to Mr. and Mrs. David Cutchall of Robertsdale on February 17; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Piper on February 21; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Watkins of Robertsdale on February 23; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Mellott of Warfordsburg on February 24.

Penny Waters, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Waters, Burnt Cabins, and Mark Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Brown, exchanged wedding vows on December 28.

Deaths: John H. Divens, Knobsville; Frank Souders, McConnellsburg; Ila J. Hixon, Hancock; Floyd Swope, Mc- Connellsburg; Florence Sipes, Harrisonville; Annie Foor, Breezewood; Euthuela Johnstone, Harrisonville; Ronald Mathern, Burnt Cabins; Mary Elizabeth Brubaker, Charles Town.

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