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Our sympathy to Nell Summar and family on the death of her brother, Charles Witty who passed away recently.

Also so sorry to learn of the tragic death of Charles Light. Our sympathy to his family and loved ones.

It isn’t often you see a 12-year-old young man grow his hair long just to be cut off but this is what Luschin Harnish did. It took him 2 years to grow 18” for Locks of Love. Way to go Luschin!

It was off to Baxter and Twin Lakes Catfish Farm Friday night. Robbie Owen was still celebrating her birthday and this time with Jewell Dale, Marvin and Ruth Davenport and P-pa and me.

Doug Gaither of Aurora, CO and his son Cameron and Heather Gaither with his family and Doug's daughters, Gretchen Abernathy, Theo and Trane and Katie and Matt Hardy visited the nursing home on August 11th. Katie and Matt returned to Nashville but the others traveled to Hurricane Creek for lunch and a tour of the Nichols Holler.

It was off to London and Paris for Jay Reed and Kyle Caito. Beautiful pictures of their adventures are on Facebook.
Auburntown Historical Society will meet August 21st at the Auburntown Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. Time is 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker for the night is Lisa Meyers who is bringing music of the Civil War era.

School is in full swing and now for the fund raisers. The first one is Thursday, August 21st from 3:30-7:00 p.m. at the Community Center. The menu is chicken fried chicken, mashed potatoes, grave, corn, okra, green beans, dessert and drink. It’s a cheap $8.00/plate for adults, $5.00 for children ages 4-10 and free to those 3 and under. Chef is Todd Hollandsworth. So stop by for take outs or come in, sit down and enjoy talking with friends and neighbors while you enjoy a delicious meal.

Then come back Wednesday, August the 27th, same time, same place, same price but the menu is fish, chicken strips, fries, beans, slaw, dessert and drink. Chef is Tim Reed. Just think – no cooking and no cleaning up for you just some more good food. All proceeds from both meal go the Auburn School.

Our birthday list this week consists of April Melton and Chastity Gilley who celebrate the 20th. Then we go all the way to the 25th where Johnny Kennedy celebrates his 41st. Sylvia Flynn has her 73rd the 26th. Happy birthday to all of you.

Happy anniversary to Diane and Larry McAllister on the 20th. The 22nd John and Betty King celebrate their 44th year. The 23rd belongs to Ricky and Betty Jane Barrett. Happy anniversary to all 3 couples.

If you have news for this column, please e-mail me at, or call 464-4310 and leave a message if no answer.


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