Congratulations to Jaimie Sparks Whitaker and Thomas Whitaker of Blackey. They were married on Saturday, Aug. 24, on Carcassonne. It was a nice outside wedding and we all enjoyed it. I wish them the best .
Happy birthday to Megan Breeding of Redfox and Shelia Maggard of Carcassonne. Theirs was on Aug. 26. Lana Pridemore of Jeremiah had a birthday on Aug. 28. Congratulations to Lana; she was recently baptized.
Happy anniversary to Paul and April Stevens of Letcher. It was their 14th on Aug. 28.
There will be a shower held for David Ritchie and his family of Carcassonne. They lost everything recently in a house fire. The shower will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 5 p.m. at the Carcassonne New Covenant Church on Carcassonne. If everyone could please bring some kind of finger foods and anything that would help this family out like household items personal items, etc., it would be so appreciated because like I said before, they lost everything they owned in the fire.
Congratulations to Beth and Steven Pratt on the birth of their daughter. Miss Audrey Lane Pratt was born on August 30. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21inches long. She has a proud big sister, Maggie Pratt. Grandparents are Steve and Barb Pratt of Linefork, and Benjamin and Danna Smith of Jeremiah.
Mae Fugate of Carcassonne was admitted to Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital on Friday night. They think she has been taking too much medicine. She was feeling some better Saturday. I hope she feels better and comes home soon.
Happy birthday to Ron Brunty of Letcher. It is on Sept. 4. My niece Shanna Adams of Carcassonne also has a birthday on the 4th, and Zoni Hampton of Red Star on Sept. 5.
Congratulations to Dusty Standfill and Nikki Miller Standfill. They were married on Saturday. Aug. 31 at the 4-Star Village in Red Star. They live in Louisville.
Happy anniversary to my neighbors Adam and Misty Henrikson of Carcassonne. It was their 11th on August 31.
Happy birthday to Katrina Shepherd of Whitesburg. Robert Holcomb of Isom had a birthday on the 2nd, and Susan Tryee of Whitesburg on Sept. 3.
Congratulations to Jacquie and Ben Caudill of Letcher. Their baby girl Londyn Aaliyah Grace Caudill was born on Aug. 30. She weighed 8 pounds, 3.2 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. She has a brother, Logan, and a sister, Layla. Her grandparents are Ed and Cheryl Banks of Letcher and Ute Caudill of Doty Creek, and great-grandmother is Martha Jane Smith of Letcher.
Happy birthday to Ernie Brown of Letcher. It was on Sept. 1.
Happy anniversary to Marty and Helen Engle of Carcassonne. It was their 28th on Sept. 1.