2013-05-16 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Celebrating birithdays in April were Eunice Hawbaker,

Jodi Hann,

Danielle Mc-

Garvey Wagner, Jesse

Gordon, Leroy Sheeder, Tom Howells, Tom Christian, Tim Gress, Ellie and Avrie Harr, Margaret Horton and Stella Mellott. May birthdays are Michele Horton, May 21; Jeremy McGarvey, May 22; Robert Clingaman, May 16; John Rasp, May 22; Dearl Lemley, May 21; and Esta Pittman, 86 on May 10.

Dick and Stella Mellott of Needmore observed their 69th wedding anniversary on May 13. A card shower was held for them.

Randy and Lana Crouse celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on May 14.

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. held a Mother’s Day smorgasbord on Sunday.

Congratulations to Dustin Keefer and Kiera Cunningham who were married Saturday, May 11, in Cito Methodist Church with a reception following.

Public Opinion honor roll student-athletes were J.T. Bernard, McConnellsburg baseball; Haley Lashinsky, Forbes Road softball; and Celina Merchant, Southern Fulton track and field.

A bus trip to New York City was enjoyed by local folks on Saturday. It was sponsored by Modern Woodman life insurance.

Jason Mellott, who was severely injured in an accident, is now recuperating at the home of his father, George Mellott.

Kay McGarvey’s family joined her for church services on Mother’s Day at Mc- Connellsburg St. Paul Lutheran Church. They also enjoyed a brunch at the Ole Towne Kitchen.

Quotable Quotes: “I’m so unfamiliar with the gym, I call it James.”

It Happened This Week: In 1913, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution calling upon all federal officials, from the president on down, to wear a white carnation the following day in observance of Mother’s Day.

Country Shortcuts: To keep leftover nacho and potato chips longer twist-tie the bags closed and pop them in a freezer. They stay fresh for months and defrost on the counter in just minutes.

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