Col. T.C. Sizemore will celebrate his 92nd birthday Friday, born March 8, 1921 at Upper Bear Creek, on the borders of Clay, Bell and Leslie counties.
A veteran of World War II, he served as assistant to the Senior Chaplain, U.S. Army Air Corps of the Alaskan Air Command. A High Sheriff of Clay County and a former school teacher, Sizemore published newspapers in both Kentucky and Tennessee.
Sizemore also influenced Kentucky governors to build roads in remote portions of Clay County. He also taught in the Bell County School System for several years.
T.C. told the Daily News he was “healthy and doing exceedingly well.”
While a student at Red Bird Settlement School, he served as a correspondent for the Daily News.
A birthday party in his honor will be held at his home in the Town Branch area of Clay County. Former Commonwealth Attorney Lester H. Burns Jr., 85, of Campton, will be the special guest of honor.