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Around Clear Spring

November 10, 2009|By CHERYL WEAVER / 301-842-0087

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Homecoming royalty



Congratulations to Damara McDonough and Nate Golden, who were crowned queen and king at Clear Spring High School's Homecoming.

Bonus Books for sale



The Clear Spring High School Blazer Band is selling 2010 Bonus Books. To purchase one, contact any band booster member or call Lucy Savage at 301-842-2054.

Blood drive



There will be a blood drive Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 1 to 7 p.m. at St. John's Church.

Soup, sandwich sale



St. Paul's Lutheran Church on National Pike in Clear Spring is having a soup and sandwich sale on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. The soups being served are chicken corn, beef noodle, beef vegetable and Maryland crab. The sandwiches include country ham, steamers, hot dogs and chili dogs. There will also be pies for dessert. Patrons may eat in or carry the food out.

Ham, chicken slippery potpie supper



The Big Pool Civic Organization will hold a ham and chicken slippery potpie supper on Saturday from 4 p.m. until the food is sold out at the Big Pool Community Building. The menu will consist of potpie, stewed tomatoes, applesauce, cake and drink. The cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for ages 12 and younger; preschoolers may eat for free. All meals may be eaten there or carried out. No pints or quarts will be available.

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Country butchering, pancake breakfast



A country butchering and pancake breakfast is set for Saturday at 6:30 a.m. at the Wilson Ruritan Club, west of Huyetts Crossroads on U.S. 40. There will be all-you-can-eat pancakes with one serving of puddin', sausage patty or sausage gravy, coffee and orange juice. The cost is $4. Meat goes on sale at 7 a.m. All veterans will receive a free breakfast.

Did you know?



Did you know that there once was a bakery and ice cream parlor in the town of Clear Spring? Clarence Pound and his partner, B.H. Beard, opened the bakery in 1916. The oven in the bakery was from Germany and during World War I, some people refused to buy their bread because the oven had come from Germany. It was called Pound's Bakery and later became Clopper's Market.

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