2012-11-21 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay
McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Paul Sipes Jr., 82 on November 12; Betty Mellott, November 24; Cara Bishop, November 26; Clair Traxler and Linda

Covert, November 29;

Jade Keefer,

9 on November 28; Alma Anderson, December 1; Arlene Nesbitt and Larkin Shearer, November 29; Randy Skiles, November 23; Nancy Barmont, November 29; Lexianna Everts, 4 on November 29; Justin Strait, November 18; Justin Garlock and Erma Chamberlain, November 24; Bob Carter, November 27; Shirley Yingling, November 29; Denny Pollock, November 28; and Craig Strait, November 16.

Maynard Bard is hoping to be home soon after a stay in Harrisburg Hospital with breathing problems. His cousin, Paul Bard, a retired Pennsylvania State Police trooper of Butler, and formerly of this county, is doing well after having a triple bypass heart surgery recently.

Justin and Tessa Strait enjoyed a shopping and sightseeing trip to Lancaster over the weekend to celebrate their first wedding an- niversary.

Have a happy and blessed Thanksgiving holiday.

Deer hunting season begins on Monday. Good luck to all the hunters and stay safe.

Sideling Hill soccer allstars were announced. Named to the first team, boys: Hunter Miller, Mc- Connellsburg; Jesse Swope, McConnellsburg; and Mason Bard, Southern Fulton. Girls first team: Kylie Zittle, Sara Kendall and Nikki Fleming. Honorable mention went to Sydney Kerlin.

Avon and Tessa Deshong will observe their 57th wedding anniversary November 26, and Kenny and Brenda Deshong their second on November 19.

The children in the area will be on a break from their classrooms for a few days and, of course, teachers too. Area college students will enjoy the holiday with their parents.

Pastor John and Karen Godissart will observe their wedding anniversary November 27.

Ruth Souders received 80 cards on her 100th birthday. Thanks to all.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Edith Seville, who passed away last week.

Quotable Quotes: “You can’t help someone get up a hill without getting closer to the top yourself.”

It Happened This Week: “God Bless America” was heard for the first time when sung by Kate Smith on her radio broadcast in 1938.

Country Shortcuts: After your spray-on oven cleaner has done its work, use a paint brush to remove residue from corners.

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