2013-01-16 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Lt. Cpl. Ty Trainor of Needmore recently deployed with the U.S. Marines to Afghanistan. Those wishing to can write him at Lcpl Trainor, Ty A., 3/9 India Co., Weapons Platoon Unit 73002, FPO AE 09510-3002.

Birthday wishes to Katelyn Mellott, January 18; Robin Harr, January 11; Fred McFadden Jr., January 18; Mark Plessinger, January 19; Jace Fletcher, January 20; Bryce Garland, January 21; Pam Carmack, January 20; Sis McQuade, January 21; Misty Ritchey, January 22; Ashley Souders, 10 on January 20; Paul Johnston, January 23; Rena Ott, January 22; Pam Karczewski, January 23; Beth “Pug” Lane, 18 on January 23; and Alma Ashley, 64 on January 19.

Mary Hoover will be 97 on January 19. Cards can be sent to Fulton County Medical Center, Shimer Trail.

A surprise 60th birthday party was held Saturday for Andy Taylor in the Green Hill Sewing Club. It was given by his family.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Roger “Buck” Mills and Bob Thomas, who passed away last week.

Tony and Martina Mc- Garvey celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary January 16.

Monday, January 21, will be a national holiday to observe Rev. Martin Luther King’s birthday.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athlete was Libby Strayer, Mc- Connellsburg basketball.

Chambersburg Elks Hoop Shoot was held Monday, January 14, in McConnellsburg.

Knobsville Singles met on Monday at K’s Place.

Hopefully the flu in this area is close to the end. It has hit here pretty hard this year.

Jim and Marian Sickles observed their 54th wedding anniversary January 23.

Margaret “Peg” Gordon is now residing at Providence Place in Chambersburg. She formerly resided on South First Street.

Mercersburg Academy hosted the annual Franklin- Fulton County Music Educators Association band concert on Saturday under the direction of Richard Rotz and Jack Hawbaker. Schools of this area taking part were Forbes Road, McConnellsburg and Southern Fulton.

Quotable Quotes: “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it.”

It Happened This Week: In 1864 composer Stephen Foster died in a New York hospital at the age of 37.

Country Shortcut: Sweep spilled flour from your kitchen counter with a big, flat brush.

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