In the event of inclement weather, the service will be held in the Nellis Elementary School gym. This event will commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Nellis Mine Explosion, which took the lives of 11 miners. Come and join the Boone County Historic Landmark Commission, Nellis Elementary School and Friends of the Nellis Church/Archives in remembering not only those 11 miners, but also all of the miners who lost their lives in Boone County mining accidents.
Special congratulations to Bobbi Hutchison and Luke Martin on their engagement announcement. Wedding plans are set for May 9, 2009. Bobbi is the daughter of Tom and JoAnna Hutchison, of Elkview, formerly of Nellis.
A hot dog and bake sale is planned for Nov. 8 at the Mahone Chapel Church from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. All proceeds will toward the church’s Christmas charities, food baskets and coats.
Thanks to Terry Laws, of Nellis, for several pieces he donated to the Historic Nellis Church/Archives the past week. We appreciate it, Terry.
Mary Hubbard, of Kanawha City, remains on the sick list. May she soon be well.
Happy anniversary wishes to Dallas and Alice Holstein, of Ashford, who will celebrate 43 years together Nov. 7.
Steve and Sara Morrison will celebrate their 32nd wedding anniversary Nov. 5. They are the parents of two daughters, Ammie and Erin. Happy anniversary!
Zack and Rachel Pauley, of Nellis, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Nov. 9. Happy anniversary!
Happy anniversary wishes go to Hershel and Sandra Evans, of Nellis, who will celebrate 25 years together Nov. 11. They have two daughters, Jessica and Brittany.
Happy anniversary wishes to Kenneth and Rosella Chambers, of Hernshaw, who will celebrate their 58th year together Nov. 10. They are the parents of two sons, Eddie and Greg, and have four grandchildren.
Happy anniversary to Rick and Sue Peros, of Ridgeview, on Nov. 5. They will celebrate their 32nd year together.
Happy birthday to Jackie Lee Kirk, of Ridgeview, on Nov. 6.
Happy fifth birthday to Zeke Gurski, son of Nick and Melinda Gurski, of Peytona, on Nov. 7. He has a younger brother, Elijah Chance.
Happy birthday to Tommy Dooley II, who will celebrate his 16th birthday Nov. 6. He is the son of Tom and Lisa Dooley, of Madison.
Happy birthday wishes to Payton Brook Halstead, who will celebrate her 10th birthday Nov. 6.
Happy birthday wishes to Evelyn Caldwell, of Nellis, on Nov. 6, and to her daughter, Erica, on Nov. 7.
Betty Jewel Smith, of Nellis, celebrates her birthday Nov. 5.
Joshua Caruthers will be 24 on Nov. 5.
Happy birthday to Shirley Bowling, of Nellis, on Nov. 6, from your friends and family.
Ronnie Smith, of Nellis, will celebrate his birthday Nov. 9. Ronnie is the son of Luke and Wanda Smith.
Celebrating her birthday Nov. 8 is Nancy Gunnoe, of Costa. Happy birthday from all of your friends.
Happy birthday to Mabel Holstine, of Costa, on Nov. 11.
Birthday wishes to Regina Pauley, of Nellis, on Nov. 6.
Janet Yeager, of Madison, will celebrate her birthday Nov. 5. Happy birthday, Janet.
Happy birthday to Tom Barker, of St. Albans, on Nov. 6, from your sisters.
Happy 11th birthday to twins Conner and Emily Bowles on Nov. 7. They are the children of Steve and Mary Bowles, of Chicago.
Miranda Laws, daughter of Terry and Shillia Laws, of Nellis, will celebrate her 23rd birthday Nov. 7.
Jamie Alan Barker will celebrate his 36th birthday Nov. 8. Happy birthday.
Special happy birthday wishes to Jack Keenan, in Pinellas Park, Fla., on Nov. 8, from
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 with any news you want to share. You also can e-mail met at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is 6 p.m. on Thursday.
Take care until next time.