2012-12-19 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Betty Cutchall, 86 on December 27; Trinity Hege, December 23; Trudy Wible, December 25; Betty Sheffield, December

27; Peggy

Headley and


Woodal, December 23; Kara Shives, December 26; Mary K. Seville, December 28; Bill Agesen, December 28; Joel Godissart, December 28; Amber Skiles, December 26; and Brenda Grush, December 29.

Denver “Junior” Hess was admitted to Fulton County Medical Center last week with difficulty breathing.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Anna Marie (Mc- Garvey) Dunmire of Mt. Union, who passed away last week. She was a sister to C.J. McGarvey.

The family of the late Charles and Edna Matthews held their annual Christmas party at Mercersburg VFW recently.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athlete was basketball player Nick Smartt of Southern Fulton.

Remember the grieving families of Newtown, Conn., in your prayers.

Jim and Erma Chamberlain will celebrate their 57th wedding anniversary on December 24.

The Re-Creation musical group was at Cito Methodist Church on Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Their performance was, as always, very enjoyable.

To everyone: Have a blessed and Merry Christmas and, students, enjoy your vacation.

Siloam Methodist Church had its annual Christmas program on Saturday evening with refreshments following.

Carole Mellott and sister Joyce and husband Larry Warthin of Camp Hill attended the 70th birthday celebration for their cousin, Linda Wermick Gaylor, formerly of here and now living in Williamsburg, Va. The celebration was held in State College where their son, Scott, and family lives. Her daughter, Becky, and family of Virginia also attended. The celebration was given by Linda’s husband, Arnie.

Quotable Quotes: “Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it!”

It Happened This Week: The first crossword puzzle appeared in a newspaper in 1913.

Country Shortcuts: Left over ribbon. No need to buy fancy curtin ties – pick pretty colors of ribbon that match your decor and tie back your curtains to let the sun in.

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