The family of Johnathon Griffie of Elk Creek wanted to thank all their family and friends that helped them through the loss of Johnathon. They really appreciate all the love and prayers and kindness they were shown through this sad time.
Happy birthday to Gavin Adams of Carcassonne. He turned 4 on Dec. 12 and had a party at the Carcassonne Community Center on Saturday. He is the son of Brandon and Shanna Adams, and the grandson of Gary ‘Duke’ and Debbie Fugate of Carcassonne and Jr. Adams of Letcher and the late Cheryl Griffie Adams.
Mary Walters and her children Madison, Larry, Ally and Evan moved her trailer over the weekend from Linefork to Crab Apple Orchard below Blackey near her parents Ralph and Lisa Walters. I’m sure they will enjoy having the grandbabies close by.
Happy birthday to Morgan Rowe of Caudills Branch. She turned 10 on Dec. 10. She is the daughter of Randall and Rosemary Rowe, and the granddaughter of Billie Miller of Blackey and Bill and Bertha Cottongame of Hazard.
Virgil Combs of Carcassonne was put in the hospital last week. He has a lot of fluid built up and they are giving him antibiotics and pain medicine to keep him comfortable. I wish him the best.
Sally Caudill, formerly of Doty Creek, is in the hospital in Pikeville. Her son, Allen Fugate of Blackey, found her unconscious at her home. They said she had pneumonia but was not doing well. I hope she gets better soon.
Happy birthday to Joan Johnson of Woodrock. It’s on Dec. 14. Kathy Evans of Lexington has one on Dec. 17. She is the daughter of Margaret Nichols and Raymond Nichols. Tiff any Slone has one on Dec. 14. She is the daughter of Jr. Slone of Jeremiah and the late Trish Slone.
Just in case I don’t have any more news before Christmas, I wanted to wish my husband Lee Roy a happy birthday. It’s on Dec. 25. And merry Christmas to all my family and friends.