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'Prayful and positive': Family rallies after son's cancer diagnosis

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Just a little over four months ago, Leslie and Jed Goad's world was turned upside down. Jed, a self-employed truck driver and Leslie, a teacher, noticed their infant son wasn't feeling well. What started out as a routine fever and a pediatrician visit for Easton, ended up much more serious. “Our doctor asked us to come back a few days later if the fever didn't go away and have blood drawn. The blood work that came back was the first indicator of a problem,” said Leslie Goad.

 

Fairlane students help local teacher’s family

Fairlane Elementary students have been selling paper pumpkins and leaves “In Honor” and “In Memory” of someone with cancer to help raise money for Easton Goad’s family, who was diagnosed with liver cancer several months ago. Leslie Goad, Easton’s mom, is a Macon County teacher.As of Friday, Oct. 17th, the students have raised $850. The students would like to thank everyone who contributed and wish Easton the very best.

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Joslyn Dawn Huddleston

Tiffany Shrum and Shane Huddleston of Lafayette, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Joslyn Dawn Huddleston. Joslyn was born on October 10, 2014 at UMC in Lebanon weighing 6lbs 4.6 oz and 17 3/4 inches long.Proud grandparents are Pattie Shrum of Lafayette, and Della and Greg Huddleston of Bay City, TX.

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Paisley Grace Roark

Nick and Paula Roark are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Grace. Paisley was born on August 28, 2014, weighing 6lbs 14oz and was 21 inches long.Paisley was welcomed home by her big brother, Chance, and big sisters, Calli and Samantha.

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Who says girls can’t shoot

Eight-year-old Karly Ramsey took her first 3 pt deer while hunting with her dad, Eric, on the KY youth hunt October 12, 2014.

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Local Wakefield Revolutionary War connection to be honored

On Saturday, October 18, at 2:00 P. M., a local connection to the American Revolution will be marked. The Colonel Anthony Bledsoe Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will hold an Official Marking of the Grave of Henry Wakefield. The Colonel Anthony Bledsoe chapter, the SAR chapter nearest to the Wakefield grave, is located in Gallatin.

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‘Lest We Forget’ theme of Veterans Parade this year

The planning of the 2014 Veterans Day Parade for Macon County is in the works. The theme for this year’s parade is “Lest We Forget Our Veterans.” The parade will be held on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

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Farley proves it’s never too late for a dream

It’s never too late to realize a dream. Virginia Farley is definitely living proof. The 72-year-old wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother earned her high school diploma in December 2013.Dressed in a smart suit and a bubbly personality, Farley told why she never finished high school, actually she never started. “I was the oldest of six children. When I was in the eighth grade, my mother took me out of school to help raise the others,” Farley said.

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Robert Pearson, 77, of Scottsville, KY died Thursday,...

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Joslyn Dawn Huddleston

Tiffany Shrum and Shane Huddleston of Lafayette, would...

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