2013-09-12 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to: Lynette Shindle, September 7; Shari Washabaugh, September 8; Skye Rosenberry, 6 on September 12; Joanna Sain and

Stacey Morton, September 17; John Culler and Jonna Sain, September 17; Marge Kobel, Dale Brown and Cyndi Carbaugh, September 18; Donna Welsh and Ashley Fix, September 19; Alan Sigel, September 9; Louise Long, September 19; Ronnie Sowers, September 16; Pat Shafer, September 14; Carrie Kelso Martin and Les Gordon, September 15; Della Mellott, 92 on September 12; Cathy Richards, September 13; Virginia Garland, and September 15.

Gene and Peggy Headley attended the Ohio Bicentennial of the 1812 Battle of Lake Erie. While there they boarded the Brig Niagara, the Pennsylvania flag ship.

The descendants of the late Virgil and Margaret Pittman held their annual summer picnic on Sunday at the VFW picnic grounds.

A joint parish service/ picnic was held Sunday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Big Cove Tannery. Around a 100 people were in attendance. It was catered by Marianne Hoffman of Country Catering, and homemade desserts served and made by the church members were very tasty.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Larry Cordell, John Lynch and Luke Youngblood who all passed away last week.

Bill and Janet Geyer, Duane and Lynn Waite, Stephen Waite and friend Chastey attended a pig roast at Hammond Grove Park on Saturday evening that was given by Bill’s nephew.

HBFAAA still has fruit and vegetable vouchers for persons 60+ who are financially eligible.

Victor and Evelyn Gobin will observe their 66th wedding anniversary on September 13; Ellis and Shirley Yingling their 58th wedding anniversary on September 17; and Ted and Kellie Gress, 9 years on September 8.

A benefit mototcycle ride in memory of Vincent Carbaugh was held on Sunday. The proceeds went to Hope Lodge.

The descendants of the late Earl and Geraldine Truax held their annual family reunion at Sideling Hill Park on Sunday.

Congratulations to Ryan and Elisha Feight Hargett who were married on Satur- day, September 7, at Sinoquipe Scout Reservation. They are honeymooning in Mexico.

Quotable Quotes: “Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.”

It Happened This Week: In 1960 Chubby Checker had the number-one song with “The Twist.” Chubby chose his name as a play on that of his contemporary, Fats Domino.

Country Shortcut: Store used plastic shopping bags in an empty tissue box, so you can pop them out one at a time.

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