2012-03-08 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Jenna Howell, 5 years old on March 10; Harold Batdorff, March

10; Jeanne


March 10;

Mona Sowers, March 13; Nancy Richards, March 11; Alice M. Mellott, March 12; Wanda Sweeney, March 14; Betty Sheffield, March 14; Shannon Dunkle, March 9; Melissa Suders, March 12; Cody Gearhart, 8 years old on March 9; Kathy Gracey, Gerald Peck and Rhonda Weller, March 15; Judy Shade, March 7; Jeron Fletcher, 5 on March 10; Ellen Nesbitt, Jacob Boehme and Nancy Richards, March 11; and Leanne Pollock and Shane Richards, March 4.

A birthday party was held Saturday for Melissa Suders at her home on Cooper Lane.

Grace Howell will celebrate her 92nd birthday on March 12. She would enjoy cards. Her address is 5859 Pleasant Ridge Road.

Donald “Donnie” Truax is home recuperating from heart surgery last week in Harrisburg.

Roger Sowers is now in Chambersburg Hospital after heart surgery last Tuesday in Harrisburg. He was having breathing difficulties and, hopefully, will return home this week.

Quotable Quotes: Happiness is like a butterfly, which when pursued is always beyond our grasp, but if you sit down quietly may alight upon you.

It Happened This Week: The first Ford Mustang rolled off the assembly line in 1964. With a base price of $2,614, it is now on display at the Henry Ford museum in Michigan.

Country Shortcuts: Pour club soda into a grimy pot or pan while it’s still warm. Let the effervescent power loosen burnt-on bits, leaving hardly any scrubbing for you.

It was nice to see Jim and Eunice Hawbaker in church on Sunday after several weeks of not being able to attend. They have been on the sick list, and Jim spent some time in Chambersburg Hospital.

Congratulations to Southern Fulton girls basketball team on winning the District 5 basketball title victory a 53-40 win over Berlin Saturday night.

The Friendship Class of McConnellsburg Methodist Church was busy with its annual soup and pie sale last week.

The girls of McConnellsburg Class of 1957 enjoyed a luncheon on Tuesday in Greencastle.

A bridal shower for Jenna Horton was held on Sunday at mother Michele Kendall Horton’s in Waynesboro. Relatives from this area attended. Jenna is getting married in April in Key West, Fla.

Don’t forget to spring forward with your clocks on Saturday night. Spring is coming soon.

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