Happy Easter to everyone!
Sympathy to the family of Cleo Mounts of Slidell, La. (formerly of Costa) who passed away March 25 at the age of 80.
Deepest sympathy to the family Tracey Taylor of Drawdy who passed away March 24 at the age of 43.
Remember the Lick Creek (Ashford) Clean-Up is set for this Saturday, April 7 at 9:30 a.m. Everyone will meet at Ashford-Rumble Elementary School for bags and gloves. After the clean-up, there will be an Easter-egg hunt at the school and each child will get a prize. Contact Teresa Perdue for more info and to let her know if you plan to participate.
The Mahone Chapel United Methodist Church at Ashford spring revival is scheduled for Monday, April 9 through Saturday, April 14. Rev. Don Dobbins, pastor of East Bank United Methodist Church, will be the evangelist. Special singing will be held nightly, as follows: Monday, Eddie and Marilyn Gaunch; Tuesday, Steve Wood; Wednesday, Hernshaw Choir; Thursday, The Hoy Family; Friday, Pam Graham; and Saturday, Randy Wood. Pastor David Kinder extends a warm welcome to everyone to attend these special services.
The 7th annual Adopt-A-Spot spring clean-up is scheduled for Saturday, April 21 in the Nellis area, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Refreshments and hot dogs will be provided for those participating in the clean-up. Everyone in the community is invited to participate.
Joshua and Christine Doss of Racine celebrate their 8th wedding anniversary April 10. They are the parents of a son, Devin.
Happy anniversary wishes to Rick and Drema Woodrum of Rock Creek who will celebrate another year together April 4. They are the parents of two sons, Rickey and Nickey.
Happy anniversary to Mike and Lynn Dangerfield of Nellis who celebrate their 15th April 5. They are the parents of Ashley and Mikie.
Happy anniversary to Chuck and Karen Dunfee who will celebrate their 35th year together April 5.
Jackie Lutsy of Ashford has been in the hospital. Get well soon from family and friends.
Get well wishes to Steve Morrison of Ocala, Fla. (formerly of Costa and Ridgeview) who has been in the hospital the past week.
Visiting family and friends in our area recently were Mark, Ronda, Brody and Alana Thompson of Goodlettsville, Tenn.
Happy birthday to Chris Bowles of Racine and his cousin Billy Gunnoe II of Toledo, Ohio. Both celebrate April 8.
Happy birthday wishes to Timmy Dolin of Camp Creek who will be 18 April 6.
Happy birthday wishes Lucille Jordan of Costa on April 8.
Happy birthday to Irene West Whiting and Evelene West Hager who celebrate their 72nd birthday April 6. The West twins lived at Nellis during the 1950s.
Happy 44th birthday to John Pauley, son of Martha Pauley of Nellis and the late Vaden Pauley, on April 9.
Happy 25th birthday to Brent Perdue, son of Wayne and Susie Perdue, on April 10.
Happy birthday wishes to Wanda Bowling Whitney of East Haven, Conn. on April 8.
Kathy Laws Perdue of Nellis celebrates another birthday April 10.
April Harless Holtsclaw celebrates her 34th birthday April 8. Happy birthday from your family.
Jared Holstein of Emmons celebrates his birthday April 4. Happy birthday, Jared!
Happy birthday to T.J. Graley who celebrates his birthday April 10.
Happy birthday to Jenny Holstein who celebrates April 8.
Susie Deskins, daughter of Jim and Ruby Deskins, will celebrate her 27th birthday April 10.
Happy birthday to Barbara Kirk of Ashford on April 8 from all your family.
Happy birthday to Marceline Woodrum of Camp Creek on April 10.
Happy 8th birthday to Alexis Danielle Barker, daughter of Mark and Vanessa Barker, on April 8.
Happy birthday to Larry Garretson of Nellis who celebrates April 10.
Happy birthday to Charles Barnett of Richmond, Va. on April 8 from all your family.
Happy 17th birthday to “Little” Shawn Turley on April 7.
Happy birthday wishes to a special granddaughter, Genna Harold of Ashford who will be 22 April 7, from Mamaw who loves you.
Samantha Brooke Parsons of Ashford celebrates her birthday April 6. She is the daughter of Roger and Alicia Parsons.
Johnny Blackburn of Greenwood, Ind. celebrates another birthday April 7.
Happy 11th birthday to Hannah Brooke and Mary Beth Barker on April 6. They are the twin daughters of Brundy and Shannon Barker.
Nellie Barker of Ashford celebrates her birthday April 7. Nellie has two sisters, Mae and Ruth. Happy birthday from your friends who love you.
Roy Williams of Ashford celebrates his birthday April 5. Have a good one, Roy!
Wayne Perdue of Alum Creek celebrates another birthday April 4.
Happy birthday to Billy Cantley, who celebrates April 5, from all your friends in the Nellis area.
Bobby Tackett II will celebrate his 11th birthday April 4. He is the son of Virgil and Taina Tackett and has a younger brother, Jesse Lee. Happy birthday from family and friends.
Samuel “Poochie” Kirk celebrates his birthday April 5.
Happy 7th birthday to Madison Marie Lutsy, daughter of David and Cristi Lutsy, on April 4 from Aunt Evelyn and Mommy and Daddy, who love you.
Happy 24th birthday to Mark “Bub” Foster on April 5 with love from your family.
Happy 10th birthday to Benjamin Neal, son of Donnie and Bobbie Neal, on April 4. He has an older brother, Andrew, and two sisters, Julia Caroline and Hannah Ruth.
Jaden Covey of Lake celebrates his 5th birthday April 10. Happy birthday from Mommy, Granny, and all your family who love you.
Landon Shawn Casto celebrates his 6th birthday April 4. He is the son of Shawn and Tracy Casto of Drawdy.
Happy 13th birthday to Brian Adkins of Peytona on April 10.
Birthday wishes go to Chuck Javins who will be 49 April 8.
Happy birthday to Diane Barker on April 4.
That’s all for this week. Don’t forget to call (304)836-5379 or write P.O. Box 102, Nellis, WV 25142 with any news that you’d like to share. You can also e-mail me at email@example.com. The deadline is 6 p.m. Wednesday. Take care until next time.