Birthday wishes to Doris Pittman, October 29; Gage Henry, 14 on October 29; Michelle Sowers, October 30;
Joyce Cover, October 26; Lena Mellott, October 27; Jean Davis and Cheryl Mellott, October 29; Wayne Hamil and Larry Ensminger, October 30; Nancy Lemley and Frank Shehan Jr., October 31; Troy Bookheimer, November 2; Steve Gelvin, November 1; Jensen Boehme, October 30; Kaitlyn Siko, 9 on October 24; Cole Harmon, October 25; Cindy Glessner, October 25; Keith Barclay, October 26; Carl Peck, October 26; Shirley Barclay, October 28; Linda Smith, October 17; and Harvey Kneas, October 25.
Bob Garlock was the parade grand Marshal for the festival. His birthday was October 12. His wife, Donna, rode with him in the parade on Saturday.
A memorial service will be held for the late Denny Cisney on Saturday, October 26, at St. Paul Lutheran church in McConnellsburg at 2 p.m.
The weather was rather nice for the 40th annual festival over the weekend which drew a number of folks to the county and a parade on Saturday in town. Good food was offered also all over the county.
Don’t forget the annual Halloween parade will be held Thursday, October 31, starting on East Maple Street at 7 p.m.
Buck and Jan Seville observed their 48th wedding anniversary on October 23.
An 84th birthday party was held recently for Ernest “Bunk” Barton of Myers Avenue given by his family.
Sympathy goes out to the family of John Albert Sr. of Chambersburg who passed away last week. He is formerly from this area and to the family of Helen Glunt who passed away on Sunday.
Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athlete from the area was Sam Roberts, McConnellsburg soccer.
Hilary Chesnut and fiancee Jason McGay of Charleston, S.C., visited with family and friends over the weekend.
It was nice to see Jim and Eunice Hawbaker at St. Paul Church services on Sunday.
John and Bonnie Duffey observed their 42nd wedding anniversary on October 24.
Quotable Quotes: “When the world says “give up” hope whispers “try it one more time.”
It Happened This Week: In 1864 Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early attacked Union forces at Cedar Creek, Va. The Union troops were able to rally and defeat the Confederates.
Country Shortcuts: Use cooking spray while cooking with sticky foods; spray your measuring cups and spoons. That way foods like peanut butter and honey will slide out effortlessly.