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TIMES-NEWS, HARTFORD, KENTUCKY, MARCH 21, 2002, PAGE Ohio County Times-News . OOqPOO00000OO *Weddings *Birthdays *Births *Anniversaries *Special Occasions I would like to begin the col- umn this week by extending sympathy to the family of Jewel Ferguson, who passed away re- cently. Sympathy is also ex- tended to the family of Cameron Lindsey, who passed away re- cently. Sympathy to Carlie Morris and all of his family due to the passing of his sister, Delora Allen. My husband, David for- merly worked with Carlie at Nestaway. Also, sympathy to Edna Wester and all her family on the passing of her Mother, Agnes Geary Riggs. And sym- pathy to the family of Clyde Neal Baggarly, who passed away re- cently. His wife, Fay, is a first cousin to my mother-in-law, the late Anna Belle Jones Ford. All of these folks will be very greatly missed. Birthdays to report this week include: Sonia Midkiff; Leona Kaysinger; Jaclyn Smith will celebrate her 19th birthday; and McKenna Elizabeth (daughter of Shannon Farris) will celebrate her second birthday all on March 21; Mae Geary (of Professional Care Home in Hartford) -- March 23; Judy Aldridge-- March 25; Rev. Darrell Belcher (Pastor of Echols General Bap- tist Church); Randall Jones; Ralph Jones. Carl Kessinger and Roger Devote (of Bloomington, Illi- r ois)--March Mark, Simpson--March 27,'Em0gene Bratcher celebrated a birthday on March 9. Blake Sandefur cel- ebrated his sixth birthday on March 13. Mrs. Louva Everley celebrated her 83rd birthday on March 16; Pat Scott celebrated a birthday recently. Kenny and Pam Perry and Michael and Tracy McKenney will celebrate their fourth wed- ding anniversaries, both couples on March 21; Ernie and Betty Moore will celebrate their 41st wedding anniversary on March 23; Jesse and Betty Ferguson will celebrate their 52nd wed- ding anniversary on March 27. A surprise 35th wedding an- niversary party was held in honor of Dewey and Kay Crowley Saturday, March 16 in the Fellowship Hall of Liberty United Methodist Church. A good crowd attended and every- one had a good time. The couple received several gifts. I plan to have more on this in my column next week. There will be a gospel singing this Saturday night, March 23 at 7 p.m. at Echols General Baptist Church featuring the "Dusty Road Boys." All are invited to attend. The pastor is Rev. Darrell Belcher. Remember revival services are coming up at Echols General Baptist Church starting Sunday night (Easter night), March 31 at 7 p.m. with evangelist, Rev. J.W. Haire. All are invited to at- tend. The Echols Church of God has been working hard practicing for its upcoming Easter Musical and Drama. Everyone is welcome to attend at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 30 and 11 a.m. on Sun- day, March 31. They believe that everyone will be touched by this presentation. Come out and bring someone with you and let God bless you. The "Gospel Keys" will be singing at Calvary Baptist Church on Highway 505 this Saturday, March 23 at 7 p.m. and Sunday night, March 24 at Woodward Valley Baptist Church at 6 p.m. I have meant to congratulate these young people before now. The Western Elementary fifth and sixth grade boys' basketball teams received second place in their end-of-the-year basketball tournament. Congratulations to the teams and coaches. Congratulations to our Ohio County High School boys' bas- ketball team and Lady Eagles and their coaching staffs for the wonderful season they've had. They've all worked hard, as usual. Members of the Ohio County High School Chorus had a trip to Louisville last week. Jaquita Martin, daughter of Emogene Bratcher and grand- daughter of Bessie Bratcher graduated from Delta Truck DrivingAcademy in Owensboro. She will be leaving March 26 for Midway, Ohio, where she will start her training with U.S. Ex- press Trucking Company. Con- gratulations and good luck, Jaquita. Congratulations to all those county college ~tudents who have made the Dean's Lists and President's Lists at their respec- tive colleges. I would like to men- tion a few by name that we know personally: Ashley Nicole Allen named to the Dean's List at Owensboro Technical College for the Fall 2001 semester. The Dean's list is in recognition of at least a 3. ade point average out of a possible 4.0. Congratu- lations, ey! Those we know personally on the Dean's List at Western Kentucky Uni- versity in Bowling Green for the 2001 fall semester are: Lindsay Ashby; Alicia Jackson; Nicholas Addington; and Keegan Smith. Those on the Dean's List have a 3.4 to 3.79 grade point average. Those on the PresidenFs List we know personally at Western are: Jessica Hillarc[ Magan; Janice Leisure; Kechia Robinson; Natalie Ward and Tara Ward and our son, Sam Ford. Those on the President's list have a G.PJL of 3.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Congratulations to them! Those we know personally on the Dean's List at Owensboro Community College for the 2001 fall semester are: Leslie Nicole Bellamy; Alexandria (Alex) Calloway; Leslie Johnson; Kellyn Jones; Jonathan Phelps; Brent Plummer; Kathy Sampson; Emily Whittaker and Maranda Wortham. Also, I want to congratulate Trisha Baize McConnell, who is on the Dean's List. We don~ re- ally know her personally, but our son, Sam and daughter-in-law, Amanda do. She attended their wedding shower and was a help with it last year. Congratula- tions to them! Those we know personally- on the Dean's list at Brescia Uni- versity in Owensboro for the 2001 fall semester are: Sheila Barnard and Destiny Minton. Those on the dean's list must have a G.P-~ of at least 3.5. Con- gratulations to them! At Murray State University, Michael Moseley was named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2001 semester. Those on Murray's Dean's list have a G.P.b- of 3.5 to 3.9. Congratulations to Michael! At Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, Lindsey Graham was named to the Dean's list for the fall 2001 se- mester. Congratulations to Lindsey! At Kentucky Wesleyan Col- lege in Owensboro, Susan Fields was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2001 semester. Those on the Dean's List have a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0, while carrying at least 12 semes- ter hours. Congratulations to Susan! By Betty Ford 274-4905 At Georgetown College, Erica Underwood and Ann Shrewsbury were named to the "B Honor Roll for the fall 2001 semester. Students named to the "B" Honor Roll must earn 12 credit semester hours and have a G.P.A. of 3.25 to 3.75. Qon- gratulations to Erica arid Ann! Congratulations to those who graduated from colleges in De- cember. Those we know who graduated from Western Ken- tucky University in Bowling Green were: Jessica Hillard Magan and Shavonne Williams. Congratulations to Kelly Crowder, who graduated in De- cembor, 2001 from the Nursing Program of Owensboro Commu- nity College. She was awarded outstanding student of the Nurs- ing Class of 2001. She plans to work in Intensive Care at Owensboro Mercy Health Sys- tem. She is the daughter of Jim and Rita Bailey. She is the wife of Thomas Crowder and they have two sons--Thomas and Jacob. Congratulations Kelly! Larry; Hattie and Allison Miller recently visited Vernie and Reubena Moseley and David and Betty Ford. Sam and Amanda Ford; Jared Gilstrap; Adam Bryant; Wayne Jones and Brian K.eith and Phyliss Snodgrass were recent visitors of David and Betty Ford. Sam and Amanda Ford; her cousin, Adam Bryant, and his cousin, Jeremy Jones enjoyed a trip to Toronto, Canada over the weekend and attended WWF Wrestlemania. They are on spring break from WKU in Bowl- ing Green this week. lq_l try to have more on their trip to Canada and Wrestlemania next week and I'm sure Sam will have a lot about it in his "Inside the Squared Circler column. The United States flag and Kentucky State flag, which were recently presented to the City of McHenry look real nice at our McHenry Park. Thanks to Mr. Les Johnson for presenting these to our city. These flags are fly- ing on the flagpole which was constructed by Jimmy Dukes; Ronnie Ashburn; Ronnie Ashburn, Jr. and Jimmy Chinn. Last week in the column, I mentioned hearing from Mr. Bob Legler. It was incorrectly stated that his mother was Emma Ford Crabtree. The late Emma Ford Crabtree was his Grandmother. His Mother is Libby Crabtree Legler. Sorry for that mistake and I plan to have more soon about hearing from Bob Legler. AS usual, there are many on the sick list. Some of these are: Roy Delbert Farris, who had open-heart-surgery a while back, has been back in the hospital with pneumonia. Kay Simpson is finished with all her regular radiation treat- ments. She has two more differ- ent-type treatments to go. Reba Baize had surgery re- cently. Remember all of these in prayer. Remember Monty Lindsey in prayer. My aunt, Kathryn Hillard is home in Louisville now, after being in the hospital with pneumonia. Remember Tony and Cheryl Asburry in prayer. Ray Scott is set to have some surgery in Nashville soon. He hasn't been doing well. Re- member him in prayer. Continue remembering Vernie Moseley; Leonard J. Gabbard; Jerry; Mable and Mildred Snodgrass and Brian Keith Snodgrass; Louise Perry. There are still so many sick with colds and flu. Keep remembering our coun- try; the military; our leaders; those who have lost loved ones; everyone in prayer and keep fly- ing those flags! Hope everyone is enjoying "March Madness" so far and con- tinued "good luck" to the Wild- cats. 2120 Gillstrap Rd. Morgantown, KY" 7 Lrting Mon., NEW HOURS: MON .- WED. 5 THURS. - SAT. 5 A.M. - 9 P.M. SUN. This week, I would like to thank Charlotte Whittaker for reading the news column. Thanks to her for the good work that she does for our .county through her work with the Se- nior Citizens and the Ohio County School Board and such. I thank her for her kind words. To report McHenry News, contact Betty Hillard Ford at 274-4905. Rt~Y' cama Ohio County Friday, June 14; Cancer. The "C" word. It is a word many of us fear. "C" words can give us strength to fight this disease" courage, camaraderie, character and community come to mind. The American Cancer Society survivors to join our survivors' celebration and year's Relay For Life. 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