By Anna Patrick
Get well wishes to Flonnie Fletcher who is currently in DeKalb Baptist with double pneumonia and other infections.
Also glad to hear Don Rigsby is home in Smithville after being hospitalized at Centennial with viral meningitis. He is still on IV antibiotics.
Drew Zimmer turned 5 on the 17th. His day was topped off by an ice skating event with his parents, Chris and Sara Drue and brother, Canyon. Happy belated Drew.
Friday night the 18th was the final Christmas present from Tim and DeAnna Reed to Janna, Alayna and Adrianna Reed. It was off to Nashville to the Bridgestone Arena to the Justin Bieber Concert. They had a great time, even Tim though he sat out in the van the whole time!!
Monday the 21st was a belated birthday treat for Tim Reed when the family treated him to a Mexican feast at the Lacazone Mexican Restaurant in McMinnville.
It was a beautiful weekend to be in the Smokey Mtns. over the recent 3-day.Tracy and Todd Hollandsworth celebrated their 21st anniversary there and it was my belated Christmas present from P-pa!
Prosperity Baptist Church hosted their annual Men's Cake Bake Saturday the 19th starting with soup and salad and finishing by treating themselves to pieces of all of the delicious cakes.
Taking home first place was Mike Allen with a strawberry cake. Wade Gatlin took 2nd with his U of A cake and placing third with another strawberry masterpiece was Dave Buterbaugh. Everyone had a great time.
Now for another one of the famous Juicy Leach stories: A man drove up to Bunt's Garage apparently lost. There were several of the locals sitting out front solving the world's problems when the guy stuck his head out of the window and asked, "Anyone know how to get to Gassaway?" to which Juicy replied, "We all do" and went back to doing what he was doing.
News is short this week so here are the birthday wishes: Scott Thompson celebrates the 30th and Michelle James has hers the last day of the month. Milton Gaither and David Tate start the month of February. Bryan James, and K.C. Hale celebrate the same day the groundhog tells us if there is more winter weather coming and Ronnie Todd adds another year on the 4th ending the week. Happy birthday you all.
Two anniversaries on the same day belong to J.C. and Joan Hughes and Stanley and Carlene McCullough. The date is the 5th and it is the 41st for the Hughes' and the 59th for the McCulloughs. Congratulations.
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