2017-09-14 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Brenda Christian, September 20; Martha Harr, September 21; Maxine Mellott, September 20; Diana Headley, September 21; Cole Fletcher, September 25; Samantha McQuade, 26 on September 24; Mark Vinson, September 26; Doris Agesan, September 1; Nathan Peters, 21 on September 20; and Brian Strait, 10 on September 25.

McConnellsburg and Big Cove Tannery Lutheran churches held a joint picnic Sunday at Cowans Gap State Park.

Correction from last week’s paper: Grandparents Day was September 10 not September 17.

The flag flying over the U.S. Capitol on September 6 is in honor of Donald Miller of Hustontown on his 86th birthday. The flag will be given to him.

Best wishes to Victor and Evelyn Gobin on their 70th wedding anniversary September 13.

Brian and Erin Shafer will observe their 14th wedding anniversary on September 20 and Curtis and Lori Glazier their 27th anniversary on September 15. Curtis will also celebrate his 57th birthday on the same date.

Fulton County Farm Women met on Thursday in Fulton County Medical Center.

The Knobsville Singles met Monday at Lincoln Way Pizza.

Worship night was held Friday night at McConnellsburg

High School.

Guy and Wanda Truax celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary September 3.

It Happened This Week: The first Grandparents’ Day was declared in 1979, created by Marian McQuade, a housewife from West Virginia. It is celebrated the first Sunday after Labor Day.

Country Shortcuts: Apply a few drops of olive oil to a paper towel and rub your wooden bowl to keep it from drying and cracking.

Quotable Quotes: “Everyone smiles in the same language!”

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