Around Clear Spring

January 17, 2011

Softball league

The Washington County Girls Softball League is gearing up for the 2011 season. The league will hold registration on Saturdays, Feb. 5 and 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 20, from noon to 5 p.m. at Dick’s Sporting Goods.

The league will also be at Extra Innings on Friday, Feb. 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays, Feb. 12 and 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 27, from noon to 5 p.m.

For more information, go to or call 301-223-9078.

Thank you

This year marked the 16th annual pre-Thanksgiving dinner for senior citizens, which was held at Wilson Ruritan Club on Nov. 20.

Elaine Moats and her family and friends have been putting together the dinner for the community each year. They would like to thank all the people who helped them and made donations. Without them, the dinner would not be possible.

They would like to thank the following: Wilson Ruritan, Funkstown Rod and Gun Club, Brian Albert, Calvary Temple, Stanley and Velma Miller, Nancy Corbett, Pat Smith, Lodge 32 (Mount Mariah), Bill Scally, Wilma Kelper, Kathy Rubeck, Ernst Market, Susie Moats, Edie McIntire, Donna McIntire, Larry and Sandy Yost, Larry and Tina Yost, Kenny Mills, Walt Whorton, Martin’s Food Store No. 444, and Jack and Nancy Manuel.

Did you know?

Did you know that back in the 1900s, Clear Spring had a cornet band that consisted of about 20 members? The directors were Harry Tosten and Professor Brown. They met above Pop Jamison’s Chicken Pie and Fried Oyster Shop, which was in the center of town on Main Street.

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