Harrisville United Methodist Church
Ellie Upton, Rosemary Stalker, Melissa Harris, Evelyn Baum, Don Miller, Amy Harris, Samantha Dunkle, Missy Miano, Payton Peterson, Hannah Rojas, Bobbie Jo Stahlman, Connie Rider, John P. Stalker, Justin Leone, Carol Codispot, Richard Dunlap, Gwen Cihonski, Marla Critchlow, Melinda Harris, Tory Bray Vaughn, Shirl Van Dyke, Jim Fischer, Paul Stalker, Ed Weiss, Dottie Van Dyke.
Anniversaries: Carl and Evelyn Baum, Bruce and Connie Rider, Phil and Carol Codispot, Ron and Missy Miano, Jack and Connie Emmett.
West Unity Community Church
Birthdays: Gene Johnston, Courtney Johnston, Dan Buchanan, Denny Blom, Olivia Goncus, Raylene Gerareo, Maxine McCall, Jeff Knoblespease, Mike Shimo, Woody Miller, Cooper Williams, Dave Thiry, Jim Criss, Veda McGinnis.
Forrestville and St. John's United Methodist Churches
Birthdays: Jean Davis, Violet Miller, Josh Rock and Devon Rock, Ed Osburn, Ethel McCandless, Larry Stewart, Frank Fenush, TJ Grossman, Shirley Anderson, Kendall Grossman, Jonah Foster, Traci Foster, Luccas Ralston.
Bit of History:
Jan. 11 --
* Major League baseball (American League) adopted the designated-hitter rule, 1973
* Alabama seceded from the Union, 1861
Jan. 12 --
* The first public museum in the United States (South Carolina) established, 1773
* The Alamo, a Franciscan Mission, was built, 1722
Jan. 13 --
* The Beatles US album Yellow Submarine was released, 1969
* Air Florida jet crashed in Washington, D.C., 1982
Jan. 14 --
* Henry Ford introduced assembly line, 1914
* NBC's "Today" show premiered, 1952
* Martin Luther King, Jr. was born, 1929
* First Super Bowl held, 1967
Thought for the week:
"Life is a bed made of roses. To get on it, you have to maneuver through the thorns."
Written in 2011 by Sheldon Mollineau --- Pennsylvania
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Published Jan. 11, 2012, in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201 A Erie St., Grove City.