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Reanna and Matt Caudill welcome baby boy


I wish I could thank each and every one of you personally for your prayers and everything that was given to the family on the loss of our super hero Logan Howard. It has amazed us and his parents, Jaimie Sparks and Clint Howard, how much people really care. We have had some negative comments made to us, but the kindness we have been shown has outweighed the negative. The family wants to thank everyone that came to be with them, brought food, gave money or put us in your prayers. We all thank you so much and please don’t ever forget that wonderful little boy. We never will.

Ann ‘Annie Granny’ Frazier had to spend a few days in Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was having problems breathing so they did tests on her. She doesn’t know anything yet but she is glad to be home and is feeling better.

Kate Collins of Isom, fell and broke her leg recently and had to have surgery. I hope she gets better soon.

Ariana Sumner is home from a Lexington hospital she had been in since the first of February. She lost her baby and has some major health issues. She came home on Thursday. I wish her and Travis Sturgill the best.

Happy birthday to one of my classmates, William Dixon of Whitesburg. It was on Feb. 20.

Congratulations to Reanna and Matt Caudill of Jeremiah on the birth of their son. Ezekial Grayson Caudill was born on Feb. 20. He weighed 10 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long. The grandparents are Linda and Allen Bates of Elk Creek, and Margie ‘Mam’ Caudill. I saw pictures of him and he is a handsome big boy.

My sympathy to the family of Imogene ‘Ma’ Griffie Caudill of Linefork. She died on Feb. 23. She was 85.

Happy birthday to Laynett Halcomb Collier of Hot Spot, Betty Von Caudill of Linefork and Josh Cornett of Blackey. All were on Feb. 22. Vicki Campbell of Letcher had a birthday on the 23rd.

Happy birthday to Mabel Philpot of Isom, it was onn Feb. 24th.

My sympathy to the family of Truman Caudill of Blair Branch He died on Feb. 22. He was 67.

There will be an Action Against Substance Abuse meeting on Sunday, March 3, at 3 p.m. at the Cornerstone Church behind the Whitesburg Walmart. They need all the community and churches involved to help save the lives of people with substance abuse problems. They are trying to get a detox and rehab center here in Letcher County and also are planning a prayer vigil in March and they could use everyone’s help. For more information, you can call Ted Adams, home number 633-7655, cell 634-7648, or Susan Jent, home 633-3865, cell 335-2232.

Autumn Madden of Carcassonne, had to have gallbladder surgery on Friday. She said she was sore but doing okay. I hope she feels better soon.

My daughter has a brindle boxer missing from over here on Carcassonne. We have his picture on Facebook. If anyone sees him, please let me know. His name is Diggz. You can call me at 633-0008 or send me the information at blackeynews@yahoo.com. We also have a solid white boxer missing.

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