2014-02-20 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Margaret “Peggy” Kohoszka, February 24; Teresa Knepper, February 24; Adam

Gress, February 24; Kevin


Sharon Martin, February 11; Floyd Peck, February 27; Brayden Ramsey, 6 on February 23; Zoe Shearer, 6 on February 24; Jim Deshong, February 23; Clay Rasp, February 28; Lisa McConahy, February 26; Alex Keaton, February 27; Lisa Johnston, February 27; Morgan Barclay, 19 on February 22; Donald Sowers Jr., February 27; Jesse Creager, February 26; Sally Hege, February 22; Fred McFadden, February 22; Greg Gordon and Katherine Washabaugh, February 22; and Charlotte Crouse, a leap year birthday.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Leo Foreman, Hope Mellott, Merrill Houck, Ethel Reeder and Rodney Knepper who all passed away last week.

Our weather has crippled this area somewhat for the month of February. Spring is around the corner. The temperatures have been low and more snow has fallen this year than usual. Schools have been closed several days because of the weather.

Public Opinion weekly basketball honor roll student athletes were Brock Broadwater and Tristan Gelvin of Forbes Road; Macey Hollenshead, Ashley Roman and Connor Litton of Southern Fulton; and Kylie Keefer of McConnellsburg.

Congratulations to Tristan Gelvin on scoring his 1,000th point in basketball in a game last Tuesday at Tussey Mountain. He is a senior at Forbes Road and the son of Randy and Trudy Gelvin.

Observing wedding anniversaries are Ronald “Buck” and Carol Richards, 53rd on February 27 and Gene and Dianne Stenger on February 21.

A murder mystery dinner was held Saturday at the American Legion, hosted by Forbes Road Athletic Association Boosters.

Warfordsburg Senior Center held a special game night Saturday for Valentine’s Day.

Quotable Quotes: “Sometimes someone says something so small but it just fits that empty space in your heart.”

It Happened This Week: The first high school driver’s education class was held in State College, Pa., in 1934.

Country Shortcuts: To keep marshmallows from sticking together, toss some powdered sugar into the bag, close and shake. They will separate.

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