Whitesburg KY

DAR members hear history presentations

The Pine Mountain Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at Dairy Queen March 22. Members present were Marsha Banks, Mahala Frazier, Ann Reynolds, Sally Caudill, Shirley Whitaker, Kaye Combs Moore, Glenda Sexton, Stella Elam and Merlene Day.

The new revised by-laws were read and approved. Ann Reynolds was elected as delegate and Mahala Frazier as alternate to the National Continental Congress to be held June 29 through July 3.

The theme of the March meeting was ‘ Honoring our Future.’ The hostess, Mahala Frazier, introduced special guests, Kim Sergent, the history instructor from Letcher County Central High School, and Autumn Hensley, a student from Hazard Community and Technical College, who presented a very interesting and informative program on American history and William Wilbeforce. Cowan

Floyd Pope of Columbus, Ind., died in March. Floyd was the husband of Luretta D. Pope. They had three daughters, Marilyn, Luretta Kay and Eva. He was the father-in-law of Patrick H. Banks of Edinburgh, Ind.

Mae Boggs had company this week, Arnold and Anna Roark Boggs’s girls, Phyllis, Patsy, Shirley and Ora Lou, of Indiana. She sure was glad to see them. They had dinner, talked and laughed until 8 p.m. Wednesday. They were on their way back home, a five-hour drive. They were close when they lived on Kingscreek. They plan to get together again soon. Mae called them the ‘Kingscreek Indiana Boggs Girls.’

J. T. Caudill and Duane Yonts of Cowan, recently went to Cherokee Lake, Tenn., to fish. Those who met them at the lake were Joey Yonts of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Doug Caudill of Bessemer, Ala., Roger Collier of Cumberland, and Sherrie Brown of Sulphur Springs, Tenn. They caught a lot of fish and watched the Cats’ game together. They all reported a very good time.

Michael and Ramona Finchum, son Forrester and daughter Callie have been vacationing in Florida near Destin this past week. They have called a few times and reported having a good time. They live in Louisville.

Christina and Steve Bolton of Berea are expecting a baby girl in June. Christina is Robby and Regina Crawford’s daughter.

Happy birthdays to Robby Crawford April 23, and his daughter-in-law Jenna Crawford, April 24. Jenna lives in Indianapolis and works in forensics.

Betty Palmer’s family celebrated her birthday last Sunday at their outside shelter. Patsy cooked her a big dinner with a delicious white cake with caramel icing. They all had a great time. It sounds like you had a happy birthday, Betty, and we hope you’ll have many more.

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