2013-03-21 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Vivian Reilly, March 24; Sylvia Smith, March 18; Steven Wible, March 18; Russell Seville, March 24; John Harr,

March 17;

Jamie Greathead, March

24; Charles

Dean, March 26; Ryan Earley, March 25; Tracey Truax, March 25; Jacob Biedler, March 25; Cheryl Humbert March 22; Carol Hoffman, March 25; Henrietta Chamberlain, March 24; Roger Mellott, March 24; Anita Weller, March 25; Susan Moody, March 22; Susan Bottenfield, March 23; Tony McGarvey, March 26; Alan Gress and Anita Shives, March 28; and Lee Glazier, March 29.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Donald Long, Elton Guyer Jr., Raymond Ashley and Gayle Deshong.

Congratulations to Megan Fix, winner of the Middle Atlantic Elks soccer Shoot. She is a fourth-grade student at McConnellsburg and the daughter of Todd and Laurie Fix.

Bill and Arlene Nesbitt will celebrate their 59th wedding anniversary on March 27.

Pat Knepper and Kay Mc- Garvey enjoyed a visit last Monday with Sonny and Dot Stevens and Wayne and Virginia Crouse, who are residents in the Shook Home in Chambersburg.

Robins have been seen in the county and early flowers are showing. Spring is here!

The Mic and Jam Night on Saturday evening in the alumni ommunity gym was enjoyed by a number of folks.

Belated congratulations to Dustin Long and Serena Black who were married March 1.

Happy birthday to Beulah Grissinger, who will be 95 on March 27, and Alice Branche, who will be 100 on March 29.

Betty Cutchall remains a patient in Fulton County Medical Center.

Cody Trail, a cancer patient, will be able to attend four periods of classes daily starting this week at Mc- Connllsburg.

Congratulations to Public Opinion 2013 girls basketball all- stars. First team: Macey Hollenshead, Southern Fulton; second team: Jesse Keefer, McConnellsburg; Taelor Morton, Southern Fulton, and Shayla Carmack, Forbes Road. Honorable mention went to Nikki Fleming, McConnellsburg; and Braylin Hohman, Forbes Road. Public Opinion girls basketball coach of the year was Terry Bard of Southern Fulton.

Public Opinion boys allstars for basketball were first team – Nick Smartt, Southern Fulton; second team – Tyler Green, McConnellsburg, and Tristan Gelvin - Forbes Road; and honorable mention – Jesse Swope and Tony White, McConnellsburg; and Jordan Clingerman, Southern Fulton.

Quotable Quotes: “Friendship is a plant we must often water.”

It Happened This Week: In 1867 the United States purchased Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million.

Country Shortcuts: Use cotton swabs. They are pefect for reaching those tricky spots around knobs, grooves and drawer pulls.

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