Sympathy to the family of Caleb Mullins, of Joe’s Creek, who passed away Sept. 23 as a result of a four-wheeler accident. He was 20.
Bethany Shope wants to share her favorite muffin recipe with us this week. Here it is:
2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 stick butter, melted
Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease or line with paper cupcake liners a 12-cup muffing pan. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in medium bowl. Whisk to blend. Add egg, applesauce and melted butter. Stir until just blended. Spoon into prepared pan. Bake 18-20 minutes. Cool five minutes. Makes 12 muffins.
Dave Pauley, of Nellis, had surgery this past week. Get well soon, Dave.
Ron Barrick, of Ridgeview, is doing well after having surgery two weeks ago.
Laney Beth Williams came through her surgery for a rare congenital heart defect with flying colors on Oct. 1 in Boston. Everything went remarkably well for 10-month old Laney. However, she will be spending a few more days there. Please continue to pray for her. She is the daughter of Bobby and Stephanie Williams, of Racine; the granddaughter of Elaine Treadway and Keith Williams; and the great-granddaughter of Harlan and Carolyn Treadway, of Ashford.
Kermit and Rose Harless, of Nellis, recently spent a few days camping along the Williams River in Webster County.
Mark, Ronda and Brody Thompson, of Goodlettesville, Tenn., visited family members and friends in our area last weekend.
Butch and Genie Barker, of Nellis, will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary Oct. 8. Happy anniversary from all of your family and friends.
Happy 39th wedding anniversary to Jerry and Connie Williams, of Nellis, on Oct. 11. They have one daughter, Angie.
David and Karen Woodrum will celebrate 28 years together Oct. 11. They have two children, Michael and Courtney.
Happy 17th anniversary to Scott and Tracy Perdue, of North Augusta, S.C., on Oct. 14.
Happy third wedding anniversary to Robert and Angie Blaylock, of Nellis, who will celebrate Oct. 8.
Happy anniversary to Jerry and Dawnett Bowman, who will celebrate their 20th year together Oct. 8.
Happy birthday wishes to Luke Austin Skeens, who will celebrate his 11th birthday Oct. 9. He is the son of Jim and Lynn Skeens, of Sylvester. He has an older sister, Erika, and brother, Michael.
Happy 16th birthday to Benjamin Joseph Browning, son of Billy Jo and Laura Browning, of Nellis, on Oct. 11. He is the grandson of Harold and Georgia Browning, also of Nellis.
Happy birthday to Jerry Williams, of Nellis, on Oct. 11.
Happy 52nd birthday to Jim Turley, of Ridgeview, on Oct. 14, from your family.
Happy 15th birthday on Oct. 13 to Allison Hunter Dixon, daughter of Vic and the late Melissa Michael Dixon. Allison is the granddaughter of David and Judy Michael, of Charleston.
Max Sponaugle, of Cameron, will celebrate No. 45 on Oct. 11. Happy birthday, from your brother, Troy.
Happy eighth birthday to Jonathan Tyler on Oct. 12. He is the grandson of Ronald and Dixie Barrick, of Ridgeview.
Happy birthday to Jamie Maria Barker, who will be 14 on Oct. 12, from Mom, Robbie, Stephen, Randy and Brooke, who love you more than the fish in the sea.
Todd Kinder, of Costa, will celebrate No. 47 on Oct. 11. He resides with his wife, Mary Ann, and two children, Brandon and Amy.
Happy birthday to Denise Marsh on Oct. 9. Denise is the daughter of Mary Hubbard, of Charleston, and the late Robert Hubbard.
Connie Williams, of Nellis, will celebrate her birthday Oct. 9. Happy birthday from all of your friends.
Happy birthday to Matthew Mitchell on Oct. l0.
Happy birthday to Judy Hall, of Hillsboro, on Oct. 10, from family and friends who love you.
Happy birthday to Jason Castle on Oct. 10.
Happy birthday to Chad Smith, of Albany, Ga., who will be 29 on Oct. 10, from Bob and Ebby.
Happy 29th birthday to Mark Pauley, of Nellis, on Oct. 12. Also, happy birthday to Mark's dad, Gary, who will celebrate Oct. 9.
Nancy Justice will celebrate her birthday Oct. 12.
Caleb Krepps, son of Scott and Brenda Krepps, of Fairmont, will celebrate his 19th birthday Oct. 12.
Celebrating his 50th birthday Oct. 12 is Danny Kirk, of Costa.
Dennis Cook, of Ridgeview, will celebrate his birthday Oct. 10. Happy birthday.
That's all for this week. Don't forget to call me at (304) 836-5379 or write me at P.O. Box 102, Nellis, WV 25142 with any news 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.