2012-08-30 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Wayne Strait, August 26; Dee Peck,

August 26;

Preston Carbaugh, 88 on

August 24;

Shelia Eader, Naomi Waite, Tristan Gelvin, Greg Gordon and Peggy Wagner, September 2; Jill Plessinger and Deb Hall, August 31; Brandy Mellott and Dane Brady, September 4; Colton Strait and Barbara Weller, September 1; Harry Smith, September 5; Jen Clugston, September 4; Dorothy Smith, August 28; Kaitlin Daniels, August 25; Krista Daniels, August 27; Doris Taylor, August 31; Joyce Lynch, 49 on September 1; and Cohen Lewis, 7 on August 25. Belated wishes to John Chamberlain, August 13; and Julie Chamberlain Norris on August 21.

Ty and Lisa Daniels observed their 23rd wedding anniversary on August 27; Donald and Emma Jean Deshong observed their 59th wedding anniversary on August 29.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Robert Hoffman, who passed away last week.

Tropical storm Isaac threatens the Southern states on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Here in Fulton County a tornado watch was issued on Sunday.

The local North End Garden Club held a covered dish picnic on Tuesday at Cownew ans Gap Park.

McConnellsburg High School Class of 1992 held its class reunion Saturday at Great Cove Golf Club.

Dr. Jerry McGarvey and fiancee Dr. Vivian Hshu of Philadelphia visited with relatives over the weekend. Jerry’s grandfather, Raymond Martz, is a patient in Fulton County Medical Center.

The American Legion Post 561 held its annual picnic Sunday at the picnic grounds.

A back-to- school bash was held Friday night at Cito United Methodist Church.

Quotable Quotes: “ It doesn’t matter who you are or where you came from the ability to triumph begins with you. Always.”

It Happened This Week: In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have A Dream” speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Country Shortcuts: When making muffins mix your ingredients in a pitcher. You’ll be able to pour the batter into the muffin tins with less mess.

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