2015-12-31 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Lorie Bottonfield, January 8; Heidi Newman, January 6; Karen Shives, January 8; Deb Seville, January 9; Margaret “Libby” Barton, January 3; Kurt Kendall, January 5; Christian Hann, January 6; and Mary Kay Seville, December 28.

Christmas Day was more like a fall day instead of a winter day. Not a flake of snow.

Wishing everyone a happy and safe New Year’s and have a healthy and wonderful 2016.

Christmas Eve services were held at many area churches, and the weather was nice for folks to travel.

FCMC long-term residents enjoyed a Christmas light tour on Wednesday night.

McConnellsburg Senior Center held a breakfast on Tuesday.

Public Opinion honor roll student-athlete of the week was Alexis Mellott, McConnellsburg Lady Spartan basketball.

Eli Blumenthal of Germany surprised his family with a Christmas visit. He will be going back after New Year’s. Eli is the son of Terri McGarvey of Carlisle, formerly of here.

Quotable Quotes: “Happiness is not a destination, it is a method of life.”

It Happened This Week: Roy Rogers and his beloved horse, Trigger, appeared on TV for the first time in 1951.

Country Shortcuts: Help delicate skin retain its natural moisture by washing your face only at night and just splashing it with cool water in the morning.

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