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Around Clear Spring

May 04, 2010|By CHERYL WEAVER
  • Karissa Butts, a Clear Spring Middle School student, recently competed in a competition in Ocean City, Md., called the Reach the Beach National Cheer and Dance Championship. She was in the youth cheer solo division and won first place, making her the national champion. She is shown with coach and choreographer Anna Miles.
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Pancake breakfast



Wilson Ruritan will hold an all-you-cat-eat pancake breakfast Saturday, starting at 6:30 a.m. at the Wilson Ruritan Club, just west of Huyetts Crossroads on U.S. 40.

The menu includes pancakes with one serving of puddin' or sausage or sausage gravy, coffee and orange juice. Breakfast costs $4.

It will be the club's last breakfast of the season.

Milestone



Bessie Clopper-Wiley will celebrate her 90th birthday Wednesday. She is a 1938 graduate of Clear Spring High School. Happy birthday, Bessie.

Homemakers Club



Clear Spring Homemakers will meet today at 12:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Episcopal Church in the social room. New members are always welcome. The program will be on stretch your food dollars.

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For more information, call Ruth at 301-842-2334.

Chicken barbecue



Blair's Valley First Church of God will host a chicken barbecue Saturday from 4 p.m. until sold out.

The barbecue will be held at Clopper's Grove, at 13505 Blair's Valley Road in Clear Spring.

The menu consists of one-half chicken for $8 or one-quarter chicken for $6, baked potato, green beans, applesauce, roll, tea, coffee and dessert.

The meals will be served in the fellowship hall at Clopper's Grove.

The pastor and his wife, Robert and Joy Stone, invite the community to their church service.

The church is just north of the fellowship hall on top of the hill.

Car show event set for May 15



The inaugural Clear Spring Volunteers' Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will be Saturday, May 15, at the Clear Spring carnival grounds. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to noon.

Entry fee is $10 per vehicle. Registered drivers receive a free breakfast sandwich and drink and a free lunch sandwich and drink. Goodie bags go to the first 100 vehicles registered.

Judging will be from noon to 2 p.m. Awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m.

There will be a DJ, Chinese auction, trivia, 50-50, tip jars, door prizes, and yard and crafts sales. Vendor space is available for $10. To reserve a space, call 301-842-3079. Rain date will be May 22.

Did you know?



The Masks and Whigs Club put on plays that were so well received that they even traveled to other towns to perform - Hancock, Middletown, McConnellsburg and Mercersburg to name a few.

They had to travel by "Jitney" and "open-truck" until later during 1920 when more local people owned automobiles.

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