2011-03-17 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Congratulations to the Southern Fulton Indian boys and girls Indian basketball teams on winning the first round of state competition over the weekend.

Birthday wishes to Inez Eddy and Patty Hershey, March 18; Buzz Carmack,

March 20;

Ronnie and

Bob Keefer,

March 21;

Kelsey Barclay, 18 on March 20; Tony Mellott and Donna Gress, March 22; Homer Lynch, March 21; Cheryl Humbert, March 22; Mary Plessinger, March 18; Jo Ann Harr, March 17; Jeff Carmack, March 23; Jeron Fletcher, 4 years old on March 10; Lee Ann Pollock, March 4; Rachael Richards, March 8; Nancy Richards, March 11; Shane Richards, March 14; Jordan Ott, March 1; Johnny Buterbaugh, March 14; Joann Harmon, March 21; and John Harr on March 17.

Janet Barnett will celebrate her 60th birthday March 18. Anyone wishing to mail her a card the address is 778 Huston Hill Road, Hustontown, PA 17229.

Ed and Tracey Truax will observe their 29th wedding anniversary on March 20.

Mark and Rhonda Weller will observe their 34th wedding anniversary on March 19.

Pat Weaver recently had knee surgery in Chambersburg and is now home recuperating.

McConnellsburg Senior Class, along with chaperones, are spending this week in Florida, visiting Disney World and other vacation spots.

Robins have been seen in the county recently. Does that mean winter is just about over?

The first anniversary of Mic Night was held on Saturday night at the Warfordsburg Senior Center by the Easy Riders.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Sympathy goes out to the family of Sylvia Wertz, who passed away on Saturday.

Remember, this week is Daffodil Days, sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

Ryan Chamberlain of Re- Creation 36 was home for a couple of days before leaving on his next tour to California.

Kay McGarvey visited with Nancy Hewett of Mechanicsburg, a former school friend, last Tuesday and was treated to lunch.

Quotable Quotes: You always pass failure on the way to success.

It Happened This Week: The first Rod Mustang rolled off the assembly line in 1964 with a base price of $2,614. It’s now on display at the Henry Rod Museum in Michigan.

Country Shortcuts: Instead of filling a box with styrofoam packing peanuts, repurpose a foam egg carton. Just pull it apart and use the pieces to protect fragile items whether in transit or in storage.

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