My sympathy to the family of Raymond ‘Ray’ Nichols of Doty Creek. He died on Friday. Sept. 27. He was in hospice care in Hazard. Ray had cancer and had been sick for awhile.
Wendell Calhoun of Letcher had surgery in Lexington on Thursday to remove his cancer. They said they were able to remove it all, but he would have a long recovery. I wish him the best.
Happy birthday to Jeremy Hayes of Elk Creek. It was on the 25th. His son Cameron turned 5 on the 23rd and his other son Hunter turned 8 on the 27th.
Congratulations to Megan and Jimmy Hubbard of Carcassonne on the birth of their daughter. Kaylee Alexis Hubbard was born on Sept. 26 and weighed 6 pounds, 5.2 ounces and was 20 inches long. She is the granddaughter of Milo and Brenda Caudill of Carcassonne, Jimmy and Sheila Hubbard, and Coy and Elvira Everage. I saw Kaylee’s pictures on Facebook and she has a lot of black hair and is adorable.
Happy birthday to Kelly Hicks of Mayking on Sept. 23, Missy Fields and Brittany Blair of Jeremiah and Renee Campbell of Letcher on the 28th, Malachi Young of Knott County on the 29th, Debbie Gibson of Isom on Oct. 1, Michelle Maggard of Letcher and Ann ‘Annie Granny’ of Knott County on Oct. 2, and Heather Hatton of Isom on Oct. 3.
The Saving Grace Community Church will be having a yard sale at the home of Glenna and Greg Pridemore at Isom on Hwy. 15. The yard sale will be Friday, October 4, and Saturday October 5.
Ruth Ann Blair Brown had to go to Lexington to St. Joseph Hospital on Friday. She had to have a heart cath put in so she could be cleared to have back surgery. She has a lot of problems with her back. I wish her the best. They came home Saturday.
Dena Couch of Linefork, has also been having some health problems. I hope she feels better soon.
My sympathy to the family of Imogene Caudill of Blackey. She died on Sept. 26. She was 89.
Kids Day at Calvary College campus will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. The kids always have a good time. Everyone is welcome.
Blackey Day will be starting Friday, Oct. 11, in the evening at 6:30, then Saturday, Oct. 12, starting at 9 a.m. and ending with fireworks at 7:30 that evening. There will be craft booths, food booths, train rides, and a silent auction among other things to do. You can buy the t-shirts right now at Cat’s Barber Shop next to the Isom IGA. Everyone come out and enjoy the day with family and friends.