Thank God for another week and for the cooler weather.
Our seven-year-old great grandson Seth Smith broke his leg on Thursday evening at football practice. It was the first practice with the pads and on the first tackle. Love his heart, he says as soon as the cast comes off he’s going back to play. He attends White Hall in Richmond.
The Colson seniors, Joann Hall, Maxine Quillen, Linda Sturgill, Connie Cook, Nora Logan, Frog Logan, Brenda Seals, Tracey Combs, Elisha Baker, Amber Trent and Beth, went to Little Shepherd Trail for a picnic on Friday. Nora was happy she didn’t have to run from any bears. They enjoyed seeing Amber and Beth hold down a tree. Way to go, girls!
Connie Cook is still sewing at the center. She is making new curtains for the center and more plastic bag holders. Thanks so much for the donated material.
The Letcher County Mountain Mamas Red Hats went to a convention in Winchester. Jean Cook, Mary Gilliam, Ann Bradley, Vernel Mullins and Ann Reynolds were our representatives. Lulu Roman was one of the speakers and what a testimony she has for Jesus. She also sang some beautiful songs.
On Thursday, the Book Club met at the Harry M. Caudill Library. The book under discussion was ‘The Book Thief’ by Markus Zusak. A delicious luncheon was enjoyed by Carolyn Enright, Rita Adams, Alma Womsley, Jenay Hall, Lina Tidal, Patty Hawkins, Vickie Hurst and myself. If you love to read as I do, you should come and join us.
Please remember these folks in prayer: Seth Smith, Isabelle Pease, Betty Pease, Vorice Gene Adams, Delilah Baker, Bubby and Nell Vance, Charlene Potter, and Jeanette Sparks.
Our sympathy to the families of Willamae Boggs and Sonny Richardson.
Little Miss Kaylee Grace Baker had a very busy birthday week. She celebrated with her dad at the gym and also at Las Penas with Vannah Breeding and other friends. She blew out her candles and had so much fun. Then on Saturday af- ternoon she was honored with a Princess party at the home of her grandparents, Edsel and Carol Baker. Her dad Keith deep fried fish, mushrooms, two kinds of peppers and onion rings. Her cousin Randy Isaacs grilled hamburgers and hot dogs. Those in attendance were Keith Baker, Edsel and Carol Baker, Coolie and Janice Baker, Jimmy and Kathy Adams, Brian, Nikkia and Brooke Lucas, Cameron, Heather and Cambridge Combs, Maxine Quillen, Jack, Krystal and Jesse Quillen, Randy, Jennifer, Jared and Ethan Isaacs and of course her Auntie Creda. She wishes to thank everyone for the nice gifts and the cards and money. She received a card from her Great-great-great-aunt Eva Sergent. Kaylee is now two years old and we love her so much. She loves dogs so much I really think Pappa should get her a Marley.
Happy birthday to my brother Edsel Baker and happy anniversary to him and Carol. It’s their 49th.
Congratulations to Teddy Neal and Lisa Fleming on the birth of their son Jaxson Daniel Fleming on Saturday. He is the most alert baby and has a head full of dark hair and what eyes! Ted, Judy and Marty are thrilled as well as the Bentley family. We sure have another keeper in this one.
Talked to Patty Brashear this week. She and Wally have enjoyed the summer with the granddaughters. They will be lost now that school is back in session.
Shannon Tackett called this week and we had a nice long chat. She used to live in the house Clester and I live in now. She and Freddie, her brother, are hoping to come down before long. It was so good to hear from her.
Also talked to Pat Holcomb. She and Otho are doing well and enjoying their grandchildren. Otho remembers so many folks in Letcher County.
Mary Golden Brown Knight had her surgery and is recovering very nicely. She goes back this week and we hope all goes well.
Brandon Jent and Whitney Smith have both settled in at U.K. Good luck to all the students as they begin another year of school.