Whitesburg KY

Zachary Arnold home from Afghanistan

Bill Caudill of Blackey, as of last Wednesday, is doing better. He was taken out of ICU and put in a regular room. He has to have a back brace put on and have therapy. He wrecked on an ATV earlier in the week at his home. It rolled three of four times. He had to be flown out to Holston Valley Hospital. I wish him a speedy recovery. His wife Billie Joe is staying with him.

Kylie Miller of Blackey had to have tubes put in her ears last week in Pikeville. She came home that day and is doing well. She is the daughter of Jai and Michelle Miller and has a baby brother, Camdon. Happy birthday to Jai. It was on April 30.

Marine Corporal Zachary R. Arnold returned to the states from Afghanistan on April 20. He is the grandson of the late Bud Arnold and the son of Tim Arnold of Louisville. He is the nephew of the late Buddy Arnold and Joni Arnold Dixon of Elk Creek. Zachary is assigned to Dark Horse Kilo and Weapons Company 3rd Battalion 5th Marines at Camp Pendleton in San Diego, Calif. The Arnold family feels highly blessed to have Zachary back in the U.S. safe and sound. Blackey

Happy anniversary to Feller and Michelle Frazier of Hallie. It was their 25th on April 26.

Happy birthday to Kelly Caudill of Carcassonne. It was on April 26. She is the daughter of Greg and Della Caudill. Devin Blair of Lexington had one on April 26. He is the son of Manis and Cindy Blair of Elk Creek.

Prayers up for Carol Breeding of Redfox. She is in a hospital in Lexington and is not doing well at all. I wish her the best.

Nova Adams of Jeremiah has been in the hospital. She had a stroke. Her husband Bob said she is home but not doing well. I wish her the best.

Wesley Dixon of Carcassonne is in Whitesburg Hospital again. They think he might have pneumonia again, but I’m not sure about that. Hopefully he will be home by the time this comes out and doing better. He is the son of John and Jenny Dixon.

My parents Pnut and Jean Blair of Elk Creek had to go to Huntington, W.Va., last week for Dad’s doctor’s appointment. He has to go back and have a four-hour stress test. Hopefully it will turn out okay for him.

Lois Smith of Caudills Branch had to be admitted to Whitesburg Hospital last Wednesday. They said she had pneumonia.

Happy birthday to Gail Roark of Carcassonne. It was on April 30. Happy birthday to Rita Gilley of Letcher. It was on April 30.

My sympathy to the family of Susie Raglin of Letcher. She died April 30. She had been sick for awhile. Susie was 89.

Happy birthday to my brother-in-law Gary ‘Duke’ Fugate of Carcassonne. It is on May 9.

Happy Mother’s Day to my mom Jean. I love you!!

Happy birthday to Brian Roark of Carcassonne. It’s on May 3. Ben Caudill of Letcher has one on the 8th, and Barry Amburgey of Isom also has one on the 8th.

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