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Milestones

  • Shinault, Jones marry

    Samantha Dawn Shinault and Corporal David Andrew Jones were united in marriage Dec. 22, 2011, by the Rev. Samuel Blevins at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Galax.
    The bride is the daughter of Dorothy Sue Shinault and Cecil Eugene Shinault of Galax.
    She graduated from Galax High School in 2009, and attends Wytheville Community College in the nursing program.
    The groom is the son of Rhonda Carper and is the stepson of Tony Carper, both of Galax.
    He graduated from Carroll County High School in 2008.

  • Hudson, Eastridge marry

    Lyndsey Hudson and Travis Eastridge were united in marriage Oct. 15, 2011, at Foster Falls Amphitheater in Foster Falls. The Rev. Paul Looney officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Dickie and Diane Strock of Bland. She is the granddaughter of Tom Hudson and the late Margie Hudson of Max Meadows.

    The groom is the son of Eddie and Rhonda Eastridge of Galax. He is the grandson of Lois Vaughan of Galax and the late Alfred Vaughan and Juanita Eastridge of Galax and the late Ingram Eastridge.
    Matron of honor was Leigh-Ann Pike, sister of the bride.

  • Nelson, Campbell wed

    Carrie Nelson and Eric Campbell were united in marriage on June 25, 2011 in the King College Memorial Chapel in Bristol, Tenn. The Rev. Doug Stuart, pastor of the bride, officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Ricky and Becky Nelson of Independence and the granddaughter of Argil and Alene Roberts also of Independence and Mary Nelson and the late Billy Nelson of Corners Rock.

    The groom is the son of Clifton and Sonja Campbell of Unicoi, Tenn.
    The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.

  • Turns four

    Fisher McMillian turns four on Nov. 29. He celebrated Nov. 12 with a Superhero Themed Party along with his family and friends. His parents are Michelle Reece McMillian of Hillsville and Dennis L. McMillian of Fancy  Gap.

  • Mabry, Hudson marry

    Justin Keith Hudson and Michelle Lynn Mabry were united in marriage Nov. 3, 2011, at Woodlawn Methodist Church.

    Pastor Gloria Rhudy performed the double-ring ceremony

  • He's three

    James Breece Roten “J.B.” celebrated his third birthday Oct. 12 at his home on Coal Creek. He is the son of Mike and Kristy Roten of Galax.

    His grandparents are Breece and Carol Roten of Galax and Tom and Gloria Anderson of Myrtle Beach, S.C. His great-grandmothers are Opal Robinson of Galax and Patricia Lamantia of Apache Junction, Ariz.

  • Turns 6

    Bryce Edwards celebrated his sixth birthday Dec. 1 with family and friends. He had a dirt bike themed party. He is the son of Stacey and Rhonda Edwards.

    His brothers and sisters are Larissa, Cheyenne, Ricky, Seth and Lexus. Great-grandmother is Margie Quesenberry. Grandparents are Paul “Rick” and Barbra Riccio and Rubye and the late Steve Edwards Jr.

  • Turns 6

    Bryce Edwards celebrated his sixth birthday Dec. 1 with family and friends. He had a dirt bike themed party. He is the son of Stacey and Rhonda Edwards.

    His brothers and sisters are Larissa, Cheyenne, Ricky, Seth and Lexus. Great-grandmother is Margie Quesenberry. Grandparents are Paul “Rick” and Barbra Riccio and Rubye and the late Steve Edwards Jr.

  • McKnight to celebrate 90th birthday

    Emolene McKnight of Independence will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house hosted by her children and grandchildren, 4-7 p.m. Dec. 30 at Independence First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Friends and family are invited.

  • Public record for 12/21/11 edition

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record.  The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.  
    For information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded Aug. 25-Sept. 9 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville: