Sixty-two years ago on Feb. 14, 1952, at the age of 21, Freddie C. Earls of Carrollton was called to serve active duty in Korea for the Department of the U.S. Army. He served only one year, five months and 17 days. On April 19, 1953, he was wounded, resulting in the loss of eyesight in both eyes.
After a long hospital stay and a long recovery period, he was sent to rehabilitation in Chicago, Ill.
The King’s Daughters’ Health Diabetes Care Center will host another free community program from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, in the Oak Conference Rooms at the hospital. The name of the program is “Managing Diabetes: Focus on Insulin.”
Open to the public, the “Managing Diabetes: Focus on Insulin” program targets these topics:
• Patients who are currently using insulin;
• Patients who may be nervous or afraid about starting insulin therapy;
Dana Wesley, Tim McAlister, Kyle McAlister and Todd Dunn invite you to join them in celebrating their parents, Jerry and Jean McAlister and Bill and Barbara Dunn’s, 50th wedding anniversary, 6 p.m., Friday, June 6, at the Old English Schoolhouse in English, Ky. There will be food, dancing and memories to be shared.
Mr. and Mrs. McAlister and Mr. and Mrs. Dunn all of Carrollton, held a double wedding ceremony on June 6, 1964, at English Christian Church in English, Ky. officiated by the Rev. Tom Mefford and the Rev. Wallace Randall.
Angela Perkins and Jesse Clark were recently honored as employees of the month at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. Perkins, who has worked in the surgery department as a nurse for a year, was honored during February. In honoring her, hospital officials said she volunteers to help out without having to be asked in any situation and does so with a smile on her face. Perkins also goes out of her way to help out other departments when they are in need.