BIRTHDAY — Ellene Whitaker of Dry Fork celebrated her 95th birthday July 13 with a dinner given by her six children and other family members. Most of her family and several friends attended. She is the widow of Astor Whitaker and the grandmother of the late Jason Combs. Her children are Betty Combs and Bill Whitaker, both of Dry Fork; Linda Whitaker, Charles Whitaker and Bobby Whitaker, all of Somerset; and Mattie Joyce Burton, Noblesville, Ind. She has 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.