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Paul, April Stevens mark anniversary


Carrie Kincaid of Blackey fell down some steps Sunday and had to be taken to Lexington. She broke her ankle and a rib had bruises and some bleeding on the brain, but thankfully no brain damage. She was able to come home on Tuesday.

Happy birthday to Tyler Walters, son of Venora and Rayen Walters of Carcassonne. He turned 6 on the 22nd of August. He is the little brother of Kaytlin Morgan and Sierra and Kyla Walters. He is the grandson of Virgil and Freda Combs.

Sierra Walters, daughter of Jessica Maggard and Rayen Walters, will be 9 on Sept. 3. She is the granddaughter of James and Sheila Maggard. She has an extended family, three sisters, Kyla Walters and Destiny and Jalynn Barrett; a brother, Tyler Walters; a stepsister, Kaytlin Morgan; and a stepmother, Venora (Dandy) Walters.

Blackey Day is going to be on Friday, Oct. 12, and Saturday, Oct. 13, with craft booths, food booths, the silent auction, a cakewalk, inflatables among a lot of other things. I’ll be posting more up until the time of the festival.

Danny Ray Caudill of Red Star and his wife are both in Letcher Manor Nursing Home. He had a some strokes recently but is doing some better now. I wish them both the best.

Happy anniversary to Paul and April Stevens of Letcher. It was their 28th on Aug. 13.

Clyde and Beulah Shepherd of Indianapolis were in for a few days over the weekend. They stopped by and visited with my parents one day. Clyde is the nephew of Martha Burns of Blackey.

Happy birthday to Wayne Caudill of Blackey. It was on Aug. 25. Randy ‘Bub’ Adams of Blackey had a birthday on the 31st.

Happy anniversary to Patrick and Lori Wells of Lexington. It was their 15th on Aug. 30.

Happy birthday to Mae Fugate and her daughter Loretta Henrikson, both of Carcassonne. Mae’s is the 6th and Loretta’s the 7th. Mae’s sister Mona Voiginier and her husband Sonny and family came in from Florida, and her brother Tom and wife Ginny came in from Indianapolis. They had a dinner Saturday evening.

Congratulations to Mallory Eldridge Patterson and Jamy Patterson. They were married on Saturday, Sept. 1. They live in Whitesburg. Mallory is the daughter of Mike and Karen Eldridge of Elk Creek.

Virgil Combs of Carcassonne had to be taken to Whitesburg Hospital Friday evening. He is having trouble breathing and not doing well. I wish him the best.

Jenny Caudill of Carcassonne had to be taken to Whitesburg Hospital on Friday also. She is having problems with her kidneys. I hope she gets better soon.

Happy birthday to Ernie Brown of Letcher. It was on the 1st. Katrina Smith Shepherd of Whitesburg also had one on the 1st.

We had a family dinner on Saturday here at my house. A lot of the family got to come. We had a lot of good food and had a great time being together.

Happy anniversary to Marty and Helen Engle of Carcassonne. It was their 27th on Sept. 2.

Happy birthday to Robert Holcomb of Isom. It was on the 2nd.

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