2015-03-12 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Logan Connor, 15 on March 17; Quinn Buterbaugh, March 16; Rudy Mihalick, March 1; Sylvia Smith, March 18; Peggy Reed, March 17; Steven Wible, March 18; John Harr, March 17; Brian Cordell, March 18; Shane Richards, March 14; Bob and Ronnie Keefer, March 21; Ruth Reeder, March 19; Mary Plessinger and Patty Hershey, March 18; Kelsey Barclay, 22 on March 20; Johnny Buterbaugh, March 14; Joann Harmon, March 21; Buzz Carmack, March 18; Steven Wible, 23 on March 15; Ruth Reeder, March 19; Morrow Kendall Caerea, 1 on March 8; and Carl Lynch, 81 on March 10.

Jim and Joyce Brennan will observe their 44th wedding anniversary March 13. Ed and Tracey Truax will observe their 33rd anniversary on March 20. Mark and Rhonda Weller will celebrate 38 years on March 19.

Sympathy to the family of Cathy Deshong who passed away over the weekend.

A free movie was shown on Friday in the library community room.

A ham potpie dinner and a silent auction were held Saturday evening at McConnellsburg Methodist Church.

Marlene Savant underwent stomach surgery at Pinnacle Hospital last week.

Knobsville Singles met Monday at K’s Place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

The Farm Women met Thursday in the home of Erin Glenn for a St. Patrick’s celebration and the guests were wearing green.

Cathy Richards underwent brain surgery on Tuesday. Please keep her and others who are ill in your prayers.

Cyrus Cunningham enjoyed his 10th birthday with his family at K’s Place along with a birthday cake.

Public Opinion basketball honor roll student-athletes were Chase Novak, Mc- Connellsburg and Olivia Mottern, Southern Fulton.

Quotable Quotes: “The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.”

It Happened This Week: In 1957 Elvis Presley bought his estate in Memphis. He paid about $100,000 for the 23-room mansion and $70,000 to have a privacy wall built around the 13.8 acres.

Country Shortcuts: Make gourmet mashed potatoes. Mash in a few spoonfuls of ranch salad dressing and garlic powder.

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