2013-01-30 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Ada Gress, February 5; Shirley Truax, a long-term-care resident in Fulton County

Medical Center who will be 68 on February 6; Bill Nesbitt, February 5; Michael Paylor and Monte Rasp, February 6; Maxine Bard and Skip Diegleman, February 3; Janet Mellott, February 7; Norma Helman and John Ott, February 2; Chance Carbaugh and Roger Carbaugh, February 3; Bonnie Miller, February 1; Wanda Truax, February 2; Bob Miller, February 2; and Chase Novak, 14 on February 1.

Lillian “Tootie” Buterbaugh is home recuperating from cancer surgery.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Joe Culler, Charlene Truax and Mary Schooley, who all passed away last week.

Stuckey and Lizzie Seville are now residents in a nursing home in Cumberland, Md.

Jeff Everts of Clear Ridge is home after spending over a month in hospitals for cancer treatment. There will be a benefit for Jeff on March 23 at McConnellsburg American Legion.

Groundhog Day is Saturday. Will he or won’t he see his shadow? It is fun just guessing. I say yes he will!

Lamont and Alma Brady will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Febraury 2.

The ladies at McConnellsburg St. Paul Lutheran Church were busy this week making their first batch of homemade soups.

Public Opinion weekly basketball honor roll student athletes were Macey Hollenshead and Taelor Morton, Southern Fulton; and Shayla Carmack, Forbes Road.

Needmore Bible Church held its potpie supper last Saturday to support the Brazilian Mission team.

Quotable Quotes: “It takes 20 years to build up a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”

It Happened This Week: On January 27, 1973, the Vietnam peace accords were signed in Paris.

Country Shortcuts: Use a candle as a pin cushion – the wax coats pins and needles to prevent rust and also helps them pass easy through fabric.

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