2015-06-04 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Ann Shimer Seville, May 26; Nat Taylor, May 25; Denny Seville, June 10; Eric Souders, June 12; Linda Deshong, June 13; David Glenn, June 12; Ray Pittman and Doris Lynch, June 12; Pete Rasp, June 12; Steve “Smoke” Mellott, June 10; Nancy Hendershot, June 13; Dennis Fox, June 12; Jerry Barton, May 29; Pat Rosenberry, June 10; Kathy Lake, June 11; Casey Randler, June 6; Lindsay Randler, June 10; Brent Culler, June 11; Simon Mellott, a resident of Fulton County Long-Term Care Unit, June 15; and Logan Cunningham, 27 on June 2.

Bob Schieffer has retired after 46 years with CBS News.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Florence Fix who passed away last week.

A second-year birthday party was held on Saturday for Micah McGarvey at his grandparents’ home in Chambersburg. His parents are John and Rachael Mc- Garvey. Relatives o here were present.

Celebrating wedding anniversaries are Gilbert and Donna Deshong, 63 years on June 7; Morris and Charlotte Crouse, 56 years on June 12; Ann and Denny Seville, 15 years on June 10; Barry and Judy Shaffer, May 30.

Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Beau, died from cancer over the weekend at the age of 46.

Our area schools will hold graduation this week. Good luck and good health to all graduates. Have a great summer and success in whatever you choose to do.

Fulton County Farm Women met in the home of Joy Dasher on Thursday. The speaker was Mike Crampton.

A community picnic was held Saturday at Lions Club Community Park. Games and prizes along with musical entertainment and good food were provided by the United Presbyterian Church of McConnellsburg.

A social night was held last Saturday evening at Warfordsburg Senior Center that included music by DJs Barb and Forrest and a meat and covered-dish meal.

Ray Koontz of Wells Tannery celebrates his 95th birthday on June 5 and Junia Hann of Amaranth was 90 on June 13.

Newscaster Wolf Blitzer celebrated 35 years on television last Tuesday night with a special program.

Quotable Quotes: “The future ain’t what it used to be.”

It Happened This Week: Grocery store owner Sylvan Goldman invented the shopping cart in 1937.

Country Shortcut: Round up shattered glass. After sweeping gently press a slice of soft bread over the area. It will pick up stray pieces.

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