News from the B.A.R.N.
The B.A.R.N. News is on the brief side this week. With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, folks are busy and out and about. May each of you have a happy and healthy New Year.
Sympathy to the family of Helen Harless, of Nellis, who passed away Dec. 22 at the age of 89.
Sandra Evans, of Nellis, enjoyed seeing the Christmas lights at Ashland City Park with her daughter, Jessica, and her son-in-law, Jon.
Special thanks to Liz “Bonnie” Harvath, of Comfort, for the peanut butter fudge recipe. She says it is not the recipe for the old-fashioned peanut butter fudge, but it is good and freezes well if you wish:
1 18-ounce jar of Jif creamy peanut butter
1 16-ounce tub of Duncan Hines creamy vanilla frosting (use only Duncan Hines)
Place ingredients in a microwavable bowl. Cook for two minutes. Stir and mix well. Pour in an ungreased pan and cool in refrigerator. Enjoy.
Gina and Kassie Shope and friends from WVU Tech traveled to Charlotte, N.C., the past weekend to attend the West Virginia-North Carolina football game.
Happy 55th wedding anniversary to Carl and Betty Chandler, who will celebrate Jan. 2.
Patsy Turley, of Nellis, remains in the hospital. Continued get well wishes go to her.
Alex Selbe, of Costa, has been on the sick list through the holidays. May he soon be well. Alex is the son of Chris and Terri Selbe.
Special happy 100th birthday wishes to Joe Snodgrass, of South Charleston, formerly of St. Albans, on Jan. 3.
Special birthday wishes from the McComas family go to a special gal, Bobbi Hutchison, of Morgantown, who will celebrate her 25th birthday Jan. 6. Bobbi is the daughter of Tom and JoAnna Hutchison, of Elkview, formerly of Nellis, and is a nurse at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
Happy 24th birthday to Melinda Sue Clendenin on Jan. 1.
Happy birthday wishes to Justin Graham, of Nitro, who will celebrate Jan. 2.
Happy 61st birthday to Mary Casto Akers on Jan. 1.
Special happy birthday wishes to Hair Basics owner and operator Judy Smith, of Nellis, who will celebrate her birthday Jan. 2, from all of your patrons and friends.
Happy birthday to Crystal Holstine, who will celebrate Jan. 5. She has one daughter, Crissta.
Happy birthday wishes to French Mullins, of Ridgeview, on Jan. 3.
Birthday wishes are sent to Jonathan Graley, who will be 18 on Jan. 5. He is the son of Terry and Lisa Graley. Jonathan has two brothers, T.J. and Collin.
Belated happy birthday to Whitney Barker, of Ashford, who turned 4 on Dec. 27, from Mamaw. Whitney is the daughter of Selena Priestley and Eddie Barker.
Alice Kinder, of Nellis, has a birthday Jan. 5. Happy birthday, Alice.
Happy birthday wishes to Nora Jean Elkins Mason, of Mooresburg, Tenn., formerly of Nellis, on Jan. 3.
Happy birthday wishes to Dave Bowles, of Foster, who will celebrate Jan. 3.
Happy birthday to Don Perdue, who will celebrate another birthday Jan. 3, from Mom and Derick.
That's all for this week. Be sure to call me at (304) 836-5379 or write me at P.O. Box 102, Nellis, WV 25142-0102 with any news that you want to share. You also can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is 6 p.m. Thursday.
Take care until next time.