Carson Riley Rutherford

Happy birthday to Carson Riley Rutherford, who celebrate his fifth birthday July 11, 2010, with a party with family and friends. Carson is the son of Bobby and Melissa Rutherford and Kelly and Shannon Blevins, all of Erwin He has one brother, Cooper Rutherford and three sisters, Crystal Rutherford, Kara Bailey and Sara Bailey.

Carissa Edwards

Happy birthday to Carissa Edwards, who celebrated her first birthday May 17, 2010, with a Cinderella party. Carissa is the daughter of David and Melissa Edwards, Erwin. She has one brother, Dalton Edwards. She is the granddaughter of Reed and Marsha Bagby and Mike and Burdella Edwards, all of Erwin. Great-grandparents are Zelta Bagby and Lydia Edwards, both of Erwin.

Meredith Garland

Happy birthday to Meredith Garland, who celebrated her fifth birthday June 28, 2010, with a Barbie pool party on June 25 at Fishery Park in Erwin with family and friends. Meredith is the daughter of Adam and Julie Garland, Unicoi. She has one sibling, Lane Garland. She is the granddaughter of Rudy and Celesta Garland, Unicoi, Judy Simmons, Erwin, and the late Randy Simmons. Great-grandparents are Betty Garland, Unicoi, and Norma and Jack Ingle, Erwin, and Mildred Harris, Erwin.

Kaleigh Grace Wilson

Happy birthday to Kaleigh Grace Wilson, who is celebrating her first birthday today, July 6, 2010. Kaleigh is the daughter of Chris and Jenny Wilson, Unicoi. She is the granddaughter of Kevin and Susan McInturff, Robert and Linda Sproles, and the late Don Wilson. Her great-grandparents are Donna Jones, Erwin, and Naomi McInturff, Unicoi, and the late Robert Jones and the late Kenneth McInturff. She will have a party on July 10 with family and friends.

Kaleigh Grace Wilson

Happy birthday to Kaleigh Grace Wilson, who is celebrating her first birthday today, July 6, 2010. Kaleigh is the daughter of Chris and Jenny Wilson, Unicoi. She is the granddaughter of Kevin and Susan McInturff, Robert and Linda Sproles, and the late Don Wilson. Her great-grandparents are Donna Jones, Erwin, and Naomi McInturff, Unicoi, and the late Robert Jones and the late Kenneth McInturff. She will have a party on July 10 with family and friends.

Kira Madison Whitson

Happy birthday to Kira Madison Whitson, who celebrated her first birthday May 10, 2010, with a ladybug party at home with her family. Kira has one brother, Matthew W, Whitson, age 3. She is the daughter of Mark and Sandy Whitson, Erwin. She is the granddaughter of Janie Whitson, Gary Whitson and William Carpenter, all of Erwin, and the late Ethel Carpenter. She is the great-granddaughter of Evelyn Bailey, Erwin.

Owen Johnson Luttrell

Happy birthday to Owen Johnson Luttrell, who will celebrate his fourth birthday June 2, 2010. Owen is the son of Tracy and Andy Luttrell, Maryville. He has one brother, Bryce Luttrell. Grandparents are Zula and Ron Davis, and Reba and Mel Luttrell, all of Maryville. Great-grandparents are Bessie Cornett, and Tommy and Walt Davis, all of Unicoi.

Asher Dale Wainwright

Happy birthday to Asher Dale Wainwright, who celebrated his first birthday May 15, 2010, with a cookout at home with family and friends. Asher is the son of Eric and Missy Wainwright, Erwin. He is the grandson of Jerry and Debbie Wainwright, Erwin, Buck and Joann Cutshall, Limestone, and Ronnie and Joy Lovette, Erwin. He is the great-grandson of Kathleen Lovette, Erwin, Elba Wainwright, Butler, Ga., and Frances Tipton, Johnson City.

Emma Grace McKinney

Happy birthday to Emma Grace McKinney, who will celebrate her second birthday on May 22, 2010, with a Sponge Bob party with family and friends. Emma is the daughter of Chad and Tonya McKinney. She is the granddaughter of Randall and Pat Keplinger and Pat McKinney, all of Erwin, and Angie McKinney, Pikeville, Ky., and the late Mitchell McKinney.

Edwin Pryputniewicz

Happy birthday to Edwin Pryputniewicz, who celebrated his fourth birthday April 19, 2010, with a Dr. Seuss party with family and friends. He is the son of David and Julie Pryputniewicz, Johnson City, and he has a brother, 7-month-old Vincent. His grandparents are Pete and Shirley Buchanan, Erwin, and David and Sandy Pryputniewicz, Bristol.

Sarah Mussard

Happy birthday to Sarah Mussard, who turned one April 15, 2010. She celebrated her first birthday April 17 with family and friends. She is the daughter of Todd and Carolyn Mussard of Jonesborough, and she has two big brothers, Luke and Isaac. She is the granddaughter of Ralph and Shirley Mussard of Martins Ferry, Ohio, and Connie and Carroll Hensley of Erwin. She is the great granddaughter of Mabel Hensley, Erwin.

Colt Jackson Hensley

Happy Birthday to Colt Jackson Hensley, who celebrated his first birthday on April 3, 2010, with an Elmo party with his family. Colt is the son of Donnie and Amy Hensley, Erwin. He has one big brother, Logan Hensley. Grandparents are Alfred and Jewel Hensley of Erwin, and Teresa Phillips and Tom and Karen Hensley, all of Jonesborough.

Bryce Davis Luttrell

Happy birthday to Bryce Davis Luttrell, who will celebrate his eighth birthday on April 10, 2010. Bryce is the son of Tracy and Andy Luttrell, Maryville. He has one brother, Owen Luttrell. Grandparents are Zula and Ron Davis, and Reba and Mel Luttrell, all of Maryville. Great-grandparents are Bessie Cornett, and Tommy and Walt Davis, all of Unicoi.

Violet Nicole Whitson

Happy birthday to Violet Nicole Whitson, who celebrated her fourth birthday on March 19, 2010, with a Little Mermaid party with her family. Violet is the daughter of Brian and Rachel Whitson, Erwin. She has one sister, Aurora Whitson. Grandparents are Linda and Farrell Ollis, and Carol and Gary Rice, all of Erwin. Her great-grandmother is Juanita Mathes.

Max Thatcher Clouse

Happy birthday to Max Thatcher Clouse, who celebrated his 9th birthday March 7, 2010, with a pool party at the YMCA with family and friends. Max is the son of Mike and Amy Clouse, Flag Pond. He is the grandson of Glenda and Joe McCray, Blountville, Freddie and Kathy Tipton, Jonesborough, JoAnn Clouse, Flag Pond, the late J.W. Clouse, the late Gladys Stallard and the late Elizabeth Sparks. He is the great-grandson of Betty and Donald Effler, Erwin.

Isaac Garven

Happy birthday to Isaac Garven, who celebrated his third birthday Feb. 14, 2010, with a robot party. Isaac is the son of Charles and Allyson Garven, Wylie, Texas. He has one brother, Elliot Garven. He is the grandson of Paul and Kim Hollier, Erwin, Larry Garven, Glasgow, Mo., and David and Janine Hart, Okmulgee, Okla. He is the great-grandson of Fred Hollier, Erwin, Myrtle Lyday, Port Arthur, Texas,and Bill and Norma Milligan, Henryetta, Okla.