2017-09-21 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Elizabeth Spriggs, 87 years on September 28; Jacob Hann, September 24; Lyrah Waite, October 1; Ed Stenger, October

1; Janet Geyer, October 3; Michele Welsh, September 30; Mandy Deshong, September 30; Tony Helman, October 3; Lisa Skiles, 45 on September 29; Mike Hill, September 28; Dolly Peffer, September 28; Owen Long, 9 on September 28; Joyce Henry, September 24; Ken Ray, September 21; Mark Pittman, September 7; and Leila Strait, 91 on September 23.

Celebrating wedding anniversaries are Jim and Sharon Deshong, September 21; Rick and Deb Buterbaugh, September 24; Paul and Laura Ramsey, September 28; and Ben and Diane Leese in September.

Pleasant Ridge Holiness Church held a pig roast and revival services last Saturday with a concert by the Itzels.

Holding family reunions were the Clippingers on Saturday at Forbes Road Lions Club pavilion; the Harr reunion Saturday at the VFW picnic grounds in Big Cove Tannery; and the Sophia Smith family reunion at Needmore Bible Church on Sunday.

Cruise-in for a Cause was held over the weekend at Thomas Automotive. PRoceeds benefitted the Terri Guyer family and Susan Saylor Hann family.

Sympathy to tall who have lost loved ones. Keep them in your prayers along with those who are ill.

Pastor Ray’s son of Indiana visited with his father recently and they visited with Anna Ray in New York.

Kay McGarvey attended her grandson’s soccer game on Sunday It is great to see adults who are willing to coach the youth sports league. Teams and coaching take quite a bit of work. They draw a great amount of folks to the games.

Country Shortcuts: Keep loose change in an egg carton and find the coins you need in a hurry.

It Happened This Week: President George Washington laid the cornerstone of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., in 1793.

Quotable Quotes: “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”

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