2017-08-10 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Ruby Fields and Kevin Richards, August 14; Roxanne and Dakota Rhodes, August 13; Jane Souders, August 17; Jessica Miller, August 18; Dennis Strait, August 19; Debra Mc- Garvey, August 16; Christen Sowers, 38 on July 31; Nancy Harris, August 21; Donald Ray and Kim Sipes, August 20; Margaret Sheppard, August 19; Nancy Harris, August 21; Jane McKinley Himes, August 17; Patsy Gelvin, August 22; Dylan Gelvin, August 26; Deb Buterbaugh, August 21; Nancy Wible Hewett, August 22; Janet Mellott, August 22; Lee Vickroy, August 19; Judy Shafer, August 23; and Jenny Buterbaugh, August 23.

McConnellsburg Fire Co. held its carnival and parade Saturday. The weather was beautiful for it.

A bluegrass festival was held at Buck Valley Park Saturday. Music was by All Grassed Up.

Whips Cove Church held a festival Saturday that had all kinds of food to choose from and a cake walk.

Back Run School held a class reunion Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church.

Family reunions held over the weekend were the descendants of James and Elizabeth Shaw and the McKee and Rhodes reunions.

Red Cross held a blood drive Wednesday at Warfordsburg Faith Center.

Nancy Wible Hewett of Mechanicsburg, and neighbor, visited with Kay Mc- Garvey last Wednesday.

The McGarvey annual reunion was held Sunday in Shirleysburg.

Quotable Quotes: When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against not with the wind.

It Happened This Week: In 1173 construction began on a bell tower in Italy, now known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Country Shortcuts: Instead of buttering corn ears with a knife, just roll each ear in a slice of buttered bread.

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