2012-09-20 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Della Mellott, 91 on September 12; Martha Harr, September 15; Mary Culler, 89 on September 23; Pat Cutchall and Skye Rosenberry, September 12; Diana Headley, September 21; Alvin Peck Jr., September 21; Laura and Paul

Ramsey, September 28;

Jean Kies, Mark Vinson, Bob Albright and Jack Buterbaugh, September 25; Bob Wible, September 26; Samantha Mc- Quade, 21 on September 26; Brian Fletcher and Alan Shives, September 25; Carla Lake, September 26; Jack Mellott of Texas, September 23; Bernadine Brant, September 24; Lela June Doyle, September 23; Helen Hann, September 25; Jacob Hann, September 23; Cole Fletcher, September 25; and Betty Christian, 89 on August 30.

Public Opion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Jessi Keefer, McConnellsburg volleyball, and Josh Voight, Southern Fulton cross country.

The first day of autumn is Saturday, September 22.

Brian and Erin Shafer will observe their ninth wedding anniversary September 20.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Dorothy Shotts, Ronnie Hall and Robert “ Bob” Thomas, who all passed away last week.

The descendants of the late John Harr held their 27th reunion Sunday at the VFW picnic grounds in Big Cove Tannery.

Needmore Fire Co. held its chicken barbecue on Sunday.

The ride to benefit Roger Sowers had beautiful weather and was a success.

The descendants of the Harry and Arisha Deshong family held their annual reunion on Goldie Road on Sunday.

Some local folks took a seven-day cruise from New York to Nova Scotia, stopping at Bar Harbor, Maine, Boston, Peggy Cove, Newport and other points of interest. Those onboard were Denny and Leeanne Pollock, Mont, Reta and Ryan Chamberlain, Tom and Melinda Howells, Monte and Tessa Rasp, Darrell and Jeanne Kipe, Barb Weller, Marietta Elvey, Bob and Pat Lynn, Don and Judy Eisaman, Bob and Cheryl Wible, Bob and Carole Mc- Carty, and Dave and Judy Slates. A wonderful time was had by all.

Quotable Quotes: “Hope is a bridge of promise to a wondrous new dawn.”

It Happened This Week: The largest mall in the United States, Mall of America, opened in Bloomington, Minn., in 1992. It’s so big, 258 Statues of Liberty could lie inside it.

Country Shortcuts: Buy laundry detergent in bulk. For easier pouring fill an empty water bottle and use that.

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