candle Candle light 4010CENTRAL CITY, KY (1/31/14) ― Many throughout Muhlenberg County and the nation continue to deal with the shock and loss of the Watson family in an early Thursday morning fire. The house fire in Depoy left nine members of the Watson family dead, while one of the parents, Chad Watson, and a daughter, 11-year-old Kylie remain hospitalized.

Since the tragedy many have spoken of the Watson family's strong family ties, their  willingness to help others whenever they could, and their dedication to their  church, Calvary Baptist Church, on 605 Stringtown Road in Central City.

To show support and comfort for the Watsons and their many friends dealing with the loss, Calvary Baptist Church will conduct a candlelight prayer service tonight at 7 p.m. See: https://www.facebook.com/calvarybaptistchurchccky

According to a church spokesperson, both Chad and LaRae Watson attended Calvary Baptist Church even before they were married. Both played a big part in directing the children's church downstairs. LaRae was a member of the women's group and Chad taught a young adult's Sunday School class.

The children, much like their parents, also were very active in the children's and youth groups, according to the source.

According to the spokesperson, donations may be made by mailing checks payable to the following banks:

The Calvary Baptist Church Watson Family Fund
OldNational Bank,
P.O. Box 549
Central Central City, Ky. 42330

The Calvary Baptist Church Watson Family Fund
Commonwealth Community Bank
340 Airport Road
Greenville, Ky. 42345

The Calvary Baptist Church Watson Family Fund
First Kentucky Bank
P/O. Box 110
Central City, Ky. 42330

Paul McRee
SurfKY News

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

18th Annual Jeep Jamboree Returns to Turkey Bay

KENTUCKY (4/25/15) — Jeep owners will soon travel to Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle Area at Land Between The Lakes for… Read More

Free Sports Physicals to be Offered by MCCH to Local Athletes

MURRAY, Ky. (4/24/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital will host its annual free sports physicals to local middle and… Read More
1 DOW 18,080.14
+21.45 (0.12%)    
2 S&P 2,117.69
+4.76 (0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,092.08
+36.02 (0.71%)    

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11955

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7527

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5791

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4884

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4131

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11955

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8811

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 25, 2015 1149

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 941

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 644

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff…

by Tim Thomas
April 25, 2015 557

Planning Commission Approves Zoning Amendments…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 454

Webster County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
April 25, 2015 408

Superheroes ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 404

Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for Extra…

by Beth Fisher
April 25, 2015 372

Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

by Ronnie McBrayer
April 25, 2015 355

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 342

Hooked on Science - 'Magnetic Money'

by Jason Lindsey