2012-07-26 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Kellyn Perry and Allen Cover, July 29; Marie Henry, 91 on July 19; Ben Chestnut and Kirsten Sowers, July 31; Ida Strait and Cindy Cutchall, August 1; Stan Earley and Pam Seiders, July 29; Sherwin Hollenshead, August 2; Jim Pittman, July 29; Terry Miller, July 30; Noah Heinbaugh, 5 on July 31; Russell Glazier and John Helman, August 2; Pastor Elliott, August 3; Foster Earley and Roger McFadden, July 27; John Bishop, August 3; and Theresa Thanos, July 18.

Tom Kendall is now home recuperating from a recent farm accident. He spent some time in Conemaugh Hospital with fractures of the neck and upper back. He is improving some each day and wearing braces. Neighbors and relatives were very kind, helping with the farm work that had to be done while he is laid up.

Earl and Wendy Kendall Edwards of Big Cove Tannery recently had a daughter, Katelyn. She has two older brothers, Tristan and Nate.

Dick and Grace Barton will celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary on July 31.

Pastor John Godissart and some members of Mc- Connellsburg United Methodist Church helped last week at the annual Green Hill special needs adult camp in Huntingdon. Those helping were Jodi and Kasey Hann, Bonnie Miller, Larry Cordell, Trudy Morton, Susan Keebaugh and Kathy Richards.

Storms hit this area last week with much-needed rain.

Don’t forget the Shade Gap Picnic starts July 29. The annual parade will be Monday, July 30.

McConnellsburg girls soccer team held its annual carwash Saturday at P& H Flooring.

Sideling Hill Christian Church is holding its annual Bible School this week.

Sympathy to the families of Gerald Lake and Norma Garland, who passed away last week, and also to the family of Mary Kell and Reed Feight, who passed away Saturday.

Tobias McGarvey celebrated his sixth birthday with his friends, Will and Cohen, and parents and siblings at the Monster Truck Jam at Hagerstown Speedway on Sunday.

Quotable Quotes: “A light heard lives long.”

It Happened This Week: Benjamin Franklin became the first postmaster general when the post office department was established in 1775.

Country Shortcuts: Place a bar of soap in the toe of pantyhose and knot it in place. Hang it near an outside faucet for handy soap that scrubs away dirt.

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