2013-02-06 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Richard Lake, February 11; Betty Holland, February 9;

Bessie Rasp,

82 on February 8; Andy

Rasp, February 5; Kay McBeath, February 14; Terry Lynch, February 14; June Frinafrock and Lois Strait, February 15; Mack Clevenger, February 12; Ralph Mellott, February 1; Gail McClain, February 12; Bill Nesbitt, February 5; Catherine Washabaugh, February 8; Cindy Headley, February 8; Nicole Fletcher, February 9; Maura Garlock, February 9; Sandy Garlock, Lena and Kyra Duvall, February 10; Eric Poe, February 1; Rebecca Leese and Yonnie Miller, February 8; Loren Leese and Samuel Blumenthal, February 9.

Irene Harris will turn 95 years old on February 15. Anyone wishing to send her a card should mail it to Fulton County Medical Center, Long-Term Care Unit, 214 Peach Orchard Rd., Mc- Connellsburg, PA 17233.

Clarence “Bushy” and Nancy Kerlin will observe their 53rd wedding anniversary on February 12. Rodney and Dot Kelly will observe their 30th wedding anniversary on February 14.

The 47th Super Bowl winners were the Baltimore Ravens by a very small margin.

Sympathy to the families of Earl Stains and Mearl Rosenberry who passed away last week.

George and Sally Gress will observe their 58th wedding anniversary on February 10.

Pastor John and Karen Goddisart and family enjoyed a 10-day vacation in Florida, including visiting Disney World and other attractions.

Don’t forget your sweetheart next week on Thursday, February 14, for Valentine’s Day.

Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow on Saturday, meaning spring will come early!

Bobby and Selena Johnson will observe their 17th wedding anniversary on February 14.

Public Opinion studentathlete of the week was Nick Smartt. He is a shooting guard for the Southern Fulton basketball team. Nick is a senior and the son of Scott and Karen Smartt.

Public Opinion basketball weekly honor roll studentathletes were Shayla Carmack, Forbes Road, and Jessie Keefer, McConnellsburg.

Quotable Quotes: “Put your future in good hands: your own.”

What do you call a happy cowboy: A jolly rancher.

It Happened This Week: The “3M” company introduced Scotch Tape in the midst of the Great Depression in 1930. Today enough Scotch Tape is sold each year to circle the Earth 165 times.

Country Shortcuts: Lost the cap to a soda bottle? Push a wine cork into the opening to keep the liquid from losing its fizz.

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