2012-04-05 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Toni Howells, March 26; Steve Weller, March 30; Wanda Souders, Guy Truax, Terri Blumenthal, Michele Hill and Sue Sipes, April 7; Rachael Deshong and Sarrah Pollock,

April 10;

Jamie Sipes,

April 9; Linda Miller,

April 11; Matt Hill, April 12; Mallory Gress, April 10; Lindsay Martin, April 5; Alta Keefer, April 1; Nancy Lynch, April 4; and Goldie Mellott, 85 on April 4.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Gladys Mack and the family of Geraldine Cornelius who passed away last week.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athlete was Maddie Mellott of Southern Fulton for softball.

McConnellsburg High School musical “Anything Goes” was a big hit last week with a full house each night.

Southern Fulton High School Ensemble held its fourth annual invitational concert Saturday evening. This year the concert fea- tured vocalists from Southern Huntingdon High School.

Wanda Souders was surprised on Saturday when some friends, including former classmates and school teachers, along with her sister, Kay McGarvey, treated her to a dinner for her 70th birthday.

A happy and blessed Easter to everyone! School children, have a wonderful Easter vacation.

Easter egg hunts are at McConnellsburg Lions Club Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 7, and Forbes Road Lions Club Park, April 7, at 10 a.m.

Norma Ricker spent a few days in Fulton County Medical Center with health complications.

Mary Richards is now a patient in the long-term-care unit at Fulton County Medical Center, recovering from a broken hip.

Quotable Quotes: In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

It Happened This Week: In 1860 the Pony Express began postal service between St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. Mail was deliv- ered in 10 days for $5 an ounce.

Country Shortcuts: Gourmet deviled eggs. Mash yolks with a bit of creamy caesar salad dressing and a pinch each of garlic powder and pepper, spoon into whites.

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