I haven’t had news in a few weeks so I have a lot of birthdays. Happy birthday to Mashawna Caudill and her brother Shawn Gilley. Theirs was on March 26. Michelle Frazier of Hallie has one on March 26; Geraldine Ison of Letcher and Jesse Bates of Elk Creek on March 28; Bruce Gilley of Letcher, Jodie Johnson of Blackey and Shannon Smith of Elk Creek, all on April1; Monae Nichols of Doty Creek on April 2; David Jent of Carcassonne on April 3; Paige Caudill of Red Star on April 3; Nadean Hayes on the 7th; Mike Couch of Blackey on the 8; Megan Hubbard, also the 8th; Jerry Collins of Blackey on the 8th and his son Caleb had one on April 9; also Cheryl Bradley of Letcher on the 9th; Michael Caudill of Hazard and Charles Anne Mullis of Florida on March 30.
Happy anniversary to Jeff and Kay Hampton of London. It was their 35th on April 1.
Ronnie Miller of Blackey was in the University of Kentucky Medical Center, then transferred to Hazard a few weeks ago. His spinal cord swelled and he was having trouble walking. They are not sure what caused it. I wish him the best .
Happy anniversary to Tommy and Debbie Gibson of Isom. It was their 38th on March 29.
Prayers out for Tara Couch of Linefork. She had to be taken to Good Samarian Hospital in Lexington last week. She was having kidney problems again. Tara is still not doing too well. Her blood pressure is really high and her blood sugars are really high also. They will be moving her to the ICU unit shortly to start her on an insulin drip. Please pray for her and the family.
Happy anniversary to Jacob and Misty watts of Blackey. It was their first on April 7.
Congratulations to Justin and Jacqueline Cornett of Blackey on the birth of their daughter, Gracee Lynn Cornett. She was born on March 29. She weighed 7 pounds, and was 19 1/2 inches long. Her grandparents are Carlo and Connie Cornett of Blackey and Teresa McCall of Seco and the late Jackie McCall. I got to see pictures of her and she is a beautiful baby.
Mitchell Dale Caudill of Blair Branch had a stroke last week and is the WARH ICU. I hope he gets better soon.
Alice Adams of Woodrock is in the hospital at Pikeville. She had a bad fall.
Dorris Ann Dixon of Letcher fell. She was flown to Lexington and is in the hospital there. All her family is with her.
Happy birthday to Brenda Griffie Caudill of Blackey. It was on April 14.
Happy birthday to Clint Howard of Knott County. It was on Saturday, April 13. We all went over on Friday to a cookout. Please keep him and Jaimie Sparks in your prayers. It’s only been 2 months since their precious baby boy Logan passed away.