Around Clear Spring

September 15, 2009|By CHERYL WEAVER / 301-842-0087

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Grange show starts Thursday

The WACOHU Grange at Huyetts Crossroads on U.S. 40 west will hold its annual community show this week.

The exhibit registration is Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 to 11 a.m.

The judging will take place Friday at noon.

There will also be a spaghetti supper Friday from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

There will be bingo from 6 to 8 p.m.

On Saturday, a chicken barbecue will be from 11 a.m. until sold out.

Flea market and yard sale tables are welcome.

For more information, call Ann at 301-739-9417.

Chicken barbecue set for Saturday

Don't forget Blair's Valley First Church of God will hold a chicken barbecue Saturday from 4 p.m. until sold out at Clopper's Grove in Blairs Valley, at 13505 Blair's Valley Road.


The meal will be served in the fellowship hall. The menu includes a half chicken for $8 or a quarter chicken for $6, baked potato, green beans, applesauce, roll, tea, coffee and dessert.

Yearbooks still unclaimed

Many members of the class of 2009 still have yearbooks at the high school. To pick up yearbooks, graduates may do either of the following: Call the school at 301-766-8082 and Mr. Becker will have your yearbook waiting for you at the main office; or send a note with a current student, releasing the book.

Also, the yearbook staff needs all senior portraits by Oct. 15.

Seniors who have not been photographed must contact a local photographer and schedule an appointment.

Myerly and Lowe will photograph any senior for free and send the portrait to the yearbook staff.

Class of 1954 planning reunion

The Clear Spring High School class of 1954 will hold its 55-year anniversary dinner reunion Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Academy Theater and Banquet Center, 58 E. Washington St. in Hagerstown.

The class will gather at 6 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m.

All class members are invited whether they graduated or not.

If you have not received an invitation, call Ken Carbaugh at 301-842-2859 or e-mail

Did you know?

Did you know a custom many "Clear Springers" participated in was called "Bellsnichol?"

Residents would dress up in costumes and visit homes of friends on New Year's eve. Homemade goodies were passed out to visitors.

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