Whitesburg KY

Morgans mark 31st anniversary


Better late then never: happy anniversary to my inlaws, Randy and Mary Ann Morgan of Isom. It was their 31st anniversary on July 4.

Happy birthday to Ethan Kisor of Elk Creek, it was on July 9.

Good news from Freda Combs of Carcassonne: Virgil recently was able to go out and sit on his porch and enjoy the weather. He has been so sick lately that this is very good news. They had a family reunion on Saturday, July 21.

Happy birthday to Lauren Adams of Hazard, who turned 7 on July 14. She is a daughter of Leslie Gibson Hammond and Dustin Adams of Blair Branch.

Greg, Della Caudill and their daughter Kelly of Carcassonne, recently spent some time in Cherokee, N.C. They had a good time.

Happy anniversary to David and Opal Jent of Carcassonne. It was their 29th on July 17.

Wesley Dixon of Carcassonne had to be flown out to Kosair Hospital with pneumonia again. He had just gotten out of the hospital, but this time it was worse. He is a son of John and Jenny Dixon. I wish him the best.

Happy birthday to Logan Howard of Knott County, who turned 5 on July 17. He had a pool party at my house. He is a son of Clint and Jaime Howard.

Happy anniversary to Ray and Ann Hite of Hazard. It was their 44th on July 20.

Happy birthday to Yvonne Caudill of Elk Creek on July 17; Regina Brown of Blackey, July 17; Steven Pratt of Blackey, July 19; Cindy Blair of Elk Creek, July 22; Carrie Cornett of Blackey, July 20; Robin Slone Jent of Elk Creek July 20; Natasha Watts of Whitesburg, July 20; and Sammy Caudill of Red Star was also on July 20.

Mandy Burns Jenkins, her husband Jona, and kids Elise and Samuel, have all been in from Seoul, Korea. They have visited with his family in Berea, her mother Martha Burns in Blackey, and her sister Carolyn Lusk Mondry of Louisiana, and some other places. Her husband had to go back early and Mandy and the kids were heading back on Friday.

Happy birthday to my dad Pnut, who turned 77 on July 16, and happy anniversary to Dad and Mom, Pnut and Jean. It was their 56th on July 15.

We had family in over the weekend, my late uncle Murphy Blair’s son Robert Blair and his sister Christine Lannin and daughter Kelly came in on Thursday from Indiana and went back on Monday.

My sympathy to the family of Bob ‘Bones’ Dixon of Ohio. He died Thursday, July 19. He had had a massive stroke several years ago and never fully recovered. He was a son of the late Herman Dixon and a stepson of the late Stella Dixon of Blackey.

Clyde Shepherd called my parents the other day and asked for everyone to pray for him. He broke his foot in two places and is having a hard time with it. He and his wife Beulah live in Indianapolis. Clyde is the nephew of Martha Burns of Blackey.

Danny Ray Caudill of Red Star had a stroke last week and had to be taken to Pikeville. The last I heard he was not doing well. I wish him the best

My sympathy to the family of Tom Bates, who died Sunday, July 22. He was the brother of the late Bill Bates of Blackey. I think he lived in Ohio

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