2013-08-08 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Happy birthday wishes to Karlie Ward, July 31; Sherwin Hollenshead, August 2; Jersey Knepper, August 9; Betty Harr, August 2; Brett Cornelius, July 25; Michele Pollock, August 14; Donna Glenn, Marlene Savat, Ruby Fields and Kevin Richards, August 14; Vesta Hull, 89 on August 14; Archie Berkstresser, 86 on August 14; Matthew Rush Barmont, 5 on August 7;

Kelli Cordell,

August 12;


Slates, July 25; Ann Richards, August 9; Joyce Mellott, August 6; and Bridgit Mellott, July 27.

Back Run School held its 14th annual reunion Saturday at McConnellsburg Senior Citizen Center. A variety of good food was offered.

McConnellsburg High School Class of 1983 held its 30th class reunion Saturday at McConnellsburg American Legion.

Don’t forget the 93rd annual Fulton County Fair begins this weekend.

Calvary Independent Church of McConnellsburg is holding its Vacation Bible School this week.

The descendants of the late Charles and Annabelle McGarvey held their annual reunion Sunday in Shirleysburg.

Folks enjoyed a bus trip sponsored by FOVA on Saturday to Atlantic City.

Fred and Violet Culler and family returned home after cruising to Alaska and enjoying some sightseeing there.

The family of the late Jerry and Irene Mentzer held their annual reunion on Saturday at Burnt Cabins Grist Mill.

The family of the late Cam and Dottie Mellott held their annual reunion Sunday at Cito United Methodist social hall.

Visiting with Jane Lamison of Cooper Lane last week was her daughter, Peggy Moore of New Jersey.

Connie Cunningham was admitted to Fulton County Medical Center last week and is now home recuperating.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Anna Cutchall of Hustontown who passed away on Saturday.

Bill and Janet Geyer and daughters Betty and Lynn and grandson Stephen and friend attended a get-together with Bill’s sister, Joan, and family in Bear Valley on Sunday.

Sympathy goes out to Betty Christian in the death of her grandson who passed away in California recently.

Quotable Quotes: “If you really want to be happy, nobody can stop you.”

It Happened This Week: In 1863 on August 3 the first thoroughbred horse races took place at the Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Country Shortcuts: Rodeo Eggs: Drizzle eggs with barbecue sauce for a mouthful of flavor.

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