Hope everyone has a safe Labor Day weekend, the last official holiday of summer.
A revival is scheduled at the Rumble Community Baptist Church with Rev. Roger Duncan from Tampa, Fla. He is associated with the Calvin Evans Ministries on TV. Services begin Sunday, Sept. 9 at 10:00 a.m., and again at 6:00 p.m. Services the rest of the week will begin at 7:00 p.m. Pastor Richard Harold invites everyone to attend.
Thanks to Wanda Cottrell of Gainesville, Fla. for sharing one of her favorite recipes this week.
FUDGE FILLED CUPCAKES
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
1 (18.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix, batter mixed according to package directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper baking cups. In a large bowl, with an electric beater on medium speed, beat the cream cheese, sugar, and egg until creamy. Place 1/4 cup chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high power for about 30 seconds, or until melted; stir until smooth. Beat melted chips into cream cheese mixture. With a spoon, stir in remaining chocolate chips and set aside. Fill baking cups two-thirds full with cake batter. Drop a heaping teaspoon of cream cheese mixture in center of batter in each cup. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in cake part comes out clean. Makes 2 dozen cupcakes.
Welcome to Nellis, Linda Cain and family. Linda has lived in Hickory, N.C. for the past several years.
Happy 5th wedding anniversary to Wayne and Beth Workman of Madison who celebrate Sept. 1.
Happy 38th wedding anniversary to Frankie and Peggy Tetoff on Sept 1.
Larry Sizemore of Nellis just returned Holzer Hospital in Jackson, Ohio after having knee surgery, but is now home and doing OK.
Get well wishes and prayers to Jeremiah Doss who has been in the hospital. He is the son of Lawrence and Virginia Doss of Costa.
Jack Charcandy of Madison has been in the hospital the past week. We send get well wishes to Jack.
Happy birthday wishes to Ruthie Lutsy on Sept. 4.
Happy birthday to Michael Holstein of Clarkston, Washington, who
celebrates his birthday August 31. Michael needs our prayers.
Happy birthday wishes to Gerry Harrison and Terry Harrison who celebrate Sept. 3.
Happy birthday to Hannah Bunting who will celebrate her 13th birthday Sept. 1.
Happy birthday wishes to Wanda Kincaid of Nellis who celebrates Sept. 4. Wish you many more!
Happy birthday to Sandra Graley of Emmons who has a birthday Sept. 4.
Happy 69th birthday to Betty Dunlap of Nellis who celebrates Sept. 3.
Bob Dieckman of Toledo, Ohio celebrates his birthday August 29.
Happy birthday to Bobby Rader who celebrates his birthday Sept. 3.
Happy birthday to Barry Barker, son of Bobby and Diane Barker of South Charleston, on Sept. 3.
Dawn Lutsy of Nellis celebrates her birthday Sept. 3. Happy birthday from all your family.
Happy birthday to Betsy Johnson who celebrates August 29.
Happy birthday to Carol Ann Smith in Albany, Geo. on Sept. 3 from Ebby who wishes you many more.
Happy 5th birthday to Matthew Cole Barker of South Point, Ohio who celebrates Sept. 1. Cole’s grandmother is Helen Wilhoit of Peytona, and great-grandparents Martha Pauley of Nellis and the late Vaden Pauley.
Happy birthday wishes to Heather Smith of Albany, Geo., who will be 20 years old Sept. 1, from Ebby. She is the granddaughter of Charles and Wilma Smith.
Evelyn Adkins send happy birthday wishes to her number one son-in-law, Richard Harold of Ashford, on Sept. 1. May you have many more.
Happy 56th birthday to Bobby Joe Barker of Nellis on Sept. l from all your family.
Happy 24th birthday to Natasha Lynn Holstein on Sept. l.
Happy birthday to Kristen Keenan on August 31. Kristen is the granddaughter of JoAnn Keenan and the late Jack Keenan of Pinellas Park, Fla. Pamela Turley Shorkey, daughter of Joe Turley of Nellis and the late Patsy Turley, celebrates her 49th birthday August 31. Happy birthday from all your
Birthday wishes to Dawn Renee Deickman Mikolas of Toledo, Ohio who celebrates her 35th birthday August 31.
Happy 36th birthday to Candy Kirk on August 31. She is the daughter of Gerald Kirk of Charleston and Debbie Byrnside of Ona.
Congratulations to Luke and Sara (Woodrum) Roush, of Ravenswood, who are the proud parents of a baby girl. Caraline Jolean was born Sunday, August 12 at 12:36 p.m., weighing 9 lbs, 8 oz, and was 20.5 inches long.
The Prenter Friendship Club meeting was held August 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. A good dinner and fellowship was enjoyed by all. Attending were: Sandy G. Bartley, Billie Bender, Doris Fowler, Debbie Green, Virginia Harless, Alyssa Lambert, Irene J. Moore, Anna Reynolds, Audrey Sands, Teresa Sands and Gloria Yeager. Come and join us the second Monday of each month. For more information call Billie Bender at 304-837-8284. We hope to see you then.
Thanks to Sue Barker for this week’s recipe.
1 pound ground beef
1 onion, chopped
1 (1-1/4-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 (8-ounce) cans refrigerated crescent rolls
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 12-inch pizza pan. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning; add water according to package directions. Cook over medium-high heat for 3 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed. Add cheese, stirring until it melts. Remove from heat and set aside. Unroll crescent rolls. Place wide end of triangles in center of pizza pan, forming a ring, overlapping dough as necessary. Spoon meat mixture into center of each triangle. Bring smaller ends of triangles over meat, tucking ends under.
Bake 20 minutes, or until rolls are golden. Serve warm.
Happy 22nd anniversary to Charles and Cindy Braley of Charleston who celebrated August 21.
Adam Selbe, of Costa, is recuperating from a leg injury that happened during football practice. Wishing you a speedy recovery, Adam!
Texas Smith, of Costa, has been in the hospital. Please continue to pray for her.
Get well wishes to Jack Kinder in Cleveland, Ohio who had surgery the past week.
Get well wishes and prayers to John Ditchman of Procious who will soon have surgery.
Judy Michael of Kanawha City is home recuperating after surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.
Happy 15th birthday to Allen Lee McCormick, son of Danny and Melynda McCormick of Nellis, on August 26. He has an older sister, Beth.
Happy birthday to Darrell Canterbury of Ashford on August 27.
Shawn Perdue of Nellis celebrates his birthday August 26. Happy birthday from all your family and friends.
Happy 18th birthday to Brandon Scott Harless, son of Scott and April Harless, on August 27.
Brandon Curnutte of South Charleston will be 28 years old August 25.
Greg Banks celebrates his birthday August 27.
Happy birthday to Caitlyn Nelson, daughter of Jeff and Candy Nelson, who will celebrate her birthday August 27.
Happy birthday wishes to Ethan Biller of Toledo, Ohio who celebrates his 15th birthday August 27.
Belated happy birthday wishes to Allen Lee Bartley of Rock Creek who was 30 years old August 1. He is employed at T.R.G. Customer Solutions in Charleston. He is the son of Sandra G. Sands Bartley of Rock Creek and Fred Bartley of Racine, West Virginia.
Happy birthday wishes to Betty Henley Preble of Davis who celebrates her birthday August 27.
Happy 43rd birthday to Tonya Sharp in Indiana on August 28 from your cousin, Kim.
Bob Ray Kincaid of Nellis celebrates his birthday August 25. Happy birthday from all your family and friends.
Happy 43rd birthday to Bill Whittaker Jr who celebrates August 27.
Happy birthday to Donald Turner who celebrates August 26.
Casey Joe Ward celebrates his birthday August 25.
Jennifer Byrd celebrates her 20th birthday August 25. Happy birthday from Mom, Terry, Brannon, Kassie, Kelsie and Haiden, who wish you the best birthday ever.
Happy birthday to Crystal Nelson on August 26.
Happy 60th birthday to Tommy Tyler of Nellis on August 25.
Kelly Stephens of Prenter celebrates his birthday August 25. Happy birthday, Kelly!
Happy birthday to Mark Whittaker in Cummings, Geo. on August 25.
Double happy birthday wishes to Donald Dunlap and Donna Dunlap Pritt who will be 37 years old August 24.
Happy birthday to Greg Mullins on August 24.
Celebrating her birthday August 25 is Jenny Peros. Happy birthday!
Karen Woodrum of Parkersburg celebrates her birthday August 24.
Selba J. Curry celebrates her 72nd birthday August 23. Happy birthday from family and friends.
Birthday wishes are sent to George “Buddy” Kinzer of Tampa, Fla. who will be another year older August 23. George and his wife Phyllis are faithful readers of the Coal Valley News.
Kathy Abernathy celebrates her 40th birthday August 23. She has two daughters, Carissa and Kayla.
Happy birthday to Pauline Marcum Lohernz of Nellis on August 23.
Lisa McCallister of Ridgeview will be 45 years old August 23. She resides with her husband Glen and son Justin.
Happy 29th birthday to Matthew Kirk on August 22.
Bonnie Sharp of Ocala, Fla. will celebrate her 71st birthday August 22. Happy birthday from all your friends in West Virginia.
That’s all for this week. Be sure to call (304)836-5379 or write P.O. Box 102, Nellis, WV 25142 with any news that you would like to share. You may also e-mail me at email@example.com. The deadline is 6 p.m. Wednesday. Take care until next time.