Birthday wishes to Vickie Vance and Debbie Glass, July 5; Jeff Pepple, Dot Kelly and Evelyn Gobin, July 6; Betty Everts and Rose Bivens, July 7; Hanna McGarvey, 15 on July 9; Robert Strait, July 8; Selena Strait, 21 on July 11; Sharon Deshong, July 5; Brady Seiders, July 7; Zac Sherman, July 12; Fred Lynch and Earl Carbaugh, July 12; Paul “Pinky” McCullough, belated 78th on June 23; Jack Deshong, 82 on July 10; Pat Weaver, July 6; Ella Dawn Johnston, 8 on July 7; and Ember Keefer, 15 on July 7.
Jordon Ott of Michigan visited with his parents, John and Pam Ott, last week.
Public Opinion 2013 Softball All-stars from the area were second team – Corri Parsons, Forbes Road; honorable mention – Melissa Zeger, Mc- Connellsburg, and Sammi Clippinger, Forbes Road.
Have a happy and safe Fourth of July.
Junior and Hannelore Hann will observe their 23rd wedding anniversary on July 7 and Logan and Amanda Cunningham their second anniversary on July 9.
Warfordsburg Senior Center held a back-to-the-’50s social night for folks over 60 on Friday night.
The descendants of Andrew and Iola Swope held their annual reunion on Sunday at Sideling Hill Christian Church.
Sam and Sherry Metz will observe their 22nd wedding anniversary on July 6, and John and Karen Bishop their 52nd anniversary on July 6.
A joint church service was held on Sunday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Big Cove Tannery. A delicious brunch was served afterwards.
Quotable Quotes: “Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up.”
It Happened This Week: In 1963 the U.S. Postal Service established the zip code system. Zip stands for zone improvement plan.
Country Shortcuts: Better barbecuing. Mariante chicken or pork in prepared lemonade mix to tenderize it.