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.