2012-08-02 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Landin Gress, August 4; Madisyn Culler, August 5; Wes Souders, August 4; Justin Knepper, August 7; Jersey Knepper, August 9;

Tessa Mc-

Garvey, August 7; Jack

Keen, Carl

Johnston, Lynn Waite and Pat Horton, August 8; Erin Joy, August 6; Tammy Moody, August 5; Alicia Mellott and Derek Keefer, 33 on August 4; Bill Harmon, 51 on August 9; Fredrica Laxson and Greg Sowers, August 4; Carolyn Cline and Carl Knepper, August 7; Darla Eader, August 9; Jane MacDonald, August 9; Amber Boden, 21 on August 9; Deb Buterbaugh, August 2; Mary Deshong, 86 on July 22; and Sheral Heefner, August 4.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Jean Barton, who passed away last week.

Nelson “Whimpy” and Joan Harmon celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary August 2.

Warfordsburg Senior Center held 50s night and a covered dish meal on Friday night for folks over 60.

Sally Ride, the first female in space, died at the age of 61 from pancreatic cancer last week.

Ida Strait and Dana Knepper of Shippensburg attended the beautiful, outdoor wedding August 28 of Leslie Chilcote and Alan Tritt of Carlisle. The wedding took place at Whispering Pines in Carlisle. The reception was held there also with lots of music, dancing, buffet, picture taking and visiting.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Iva Seiders, who passed away Monday.

Louise Creager, formerly of Knobsville, is now a resident in the long-term-careunit of Fulton County Medical Center. Her room number is 10 in the Shimer Trail section.

The family of Elvie and Regina Deshong held their reunion at Knobsville United Methodist Church on Saturday .

Wells Tannery held its 65th Homecoming on Saturday that featured a parade in the morning.

Jon and Rachel McGarvey will observe their second wedding anniversary on August 6.

Louise Carbaugh and daughter Stella have moved into their apartments on Myers Avenue.

The Summer Olympics are now going on in London.

Quotable Quotes: “A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”

It Happened This Week: Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd were teamed for the first time in the short animated film in 1940, “Wild Hare.” This was also the cartoon where Bugs first said: “What’s up, Doc?”

Country Shortcuts: To remove caked-on food from a dirty pan, place a fresh dryer sheet in the bottom and fill with tap water. Let sit overnight and watch the stain just lift off in the morning.

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