BIRTHDAY – Komos Ison turned 82 years old on Sept. 5. He celebrated his birthday Sept. 2 with a cookout at his home on Kingdom Come Creek with family and a few special friends. Ison is a retired coal miner and has lived on Kingdom Come all his life. He is the father of Dale Ison, Linda Cornett, and Donna Holbrook, and has five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is the widower of Atha Ison. Attending the birthday celebration were his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; Avis and Carl Fields; John and Debbye Adams; Vernon, Becky and Dillon Duncan; Betty Jo Brashears; Henry Morgan; and his youngest sister, Oma Bates of Winchester, Ind.