2013-02-28 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Rev. Neil E. Ray was installed as pastor at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church on Sunday. He will be the pastor of McConnellsburg Lutheran, St. Paul’s


Church in

Big Cove

Tannery and

Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Little Cove.

Public Opinion weekly basketball honor roll student athlete was Tony White of McConnellsburg.

A dodgeball tournament was held Sunday in the alumni building. Proceeds benefitted Tristan Douglas and Cody Trail, who are both fighting cancer.

Margaret “Peggy” Kokoska of Myers Avenue celebrated her 82nd birthday on Sunday. She and her friends from her apartment building marked the day with birthday cake and ice cream.

Cito United Methodist Church and McConnellsburg United Methodist Church youth group enjoyed a cardboard sled derby on Sunday at Whitetail Ski Resort. The sleds were built by the youths. Snow tubing followed the race.

Birthday wishes: John Foor and Clay Rasp, February 28; Ed Pegger, 82 on March 4; Jackie Hahn, March 5; Josh Horton, March 5; Mike Souders, March 7; Cyrus Cunningham, 8 on March 8; Ed Truax and Alijah Horton on March 6; Robert Strait, March 8; Arlene Umbrell, March 5; Joyce Long, March 8; Patti Mills, March 7; Caitlin Glazier, 18 on March 4; Mary Klie, March 8; Judy Shade, March 7; and Leanne Pollock and Shane Richards, March 4.

Donald and Doris Ray will observe their 66th wedding anniversary on March 1.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Robin Feight, Don Griffith, Lowell Mellott and Grace Brady. All four passed away last week.

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

It Happened This Week: In 1954 the first mass inoculations of children against polio with the Salk vaccine began in Pittsburgh.

Country Shortcuts: Can’t open that jar? Try wearing an old dishwashing glove – the rubber makes it grip!

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