Josh and Nicole Cooper of Mount Washington announce the birth of their son, Bennett Austin Cooper, born April 10, 2013, at Baptist Hospital East.
He weighed 6 pounds and was 17 1/2 inches long.
Big brother Hudson, 2, welcomed Bennett home.
Maternal grandparents are Perry and Teresa White of Mackville. Maternal great-grandparent is Dorothy Carey.
Paternal grandparents are Larry and Shirley Cooper of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparents are Don and Kathleen Cooper.
Shannon K. and Denise S. McElroy of Frankfort announce the birth of their son, George Edward (Jed) McElroy, born April 26, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
He weighed 8 pounds, 15.7 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
Big sisters Annie, 3, and Emery, 2, welcomed George home.
Maternal grandparents are George and Julie Sipple of Frankfort. Maternal great-grandparents are Leona Barnes, William Bingham, the late Earl Doty and Sue Sipple.
Mrs. Joey Trent and Mr. Hiliary Trent announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Trent, to Justin Clark, son of Jeff and Sheila Clark of Paris.
The bride is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. The groom is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.
The wedding is set for June 7, 2013, at Buffalo Trace Distillery. Formal invitations have been sent.
Kasey C. Mattox of Lawrenceburg and Brandon Flynn of Lawrenceburg were married May 10, 2013, at the Anderson County courthouse by Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway.
The bride is the daughter of Kathleen E. Mattox and James F. Pennington, both of Lawrenceburg. The bride’s grandparents are Gary W. Mattox and Patricia C. Mattox.
The bride and the groom are both 2012 Anderson County High School graduates.
Shawna Rebecca Cunningham and James David Cunningham of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Carson Lee Cunningham, born April 29, 2013.
He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 21.25 inches long.
Big brother Bentley Cunningham welcomed Carson home.
Maternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Copper of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandmother is Edith Paterson of Lawrenceburg.
Paternal grandparents are Warren and Nancy Cunningham of Lawrenceburg.
The Shelby County High School Class of 1978 is having its 35th class reunion July 20 at the Gallrein Farms Pavilion. Cocktails will be from 6-7 p.m. (BYOB with soft drink mixers provided.) The classmates’ dinner will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. At 8:30 p.m., the class will open the reunion to any member of the classes of 1977 and 1979 who would like to share memories and embellished stories with old friends, event organizers said. There will be a $5 cover charge to cover the cost of soft drinks and mixers.
Karla Michelle Satterly, daughter of Kevin Mark and Patsy Satterly, and Timothy Joe Griffieth, son of Chester and Vida Griffieth, were married April 20, 2013.
The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father.
Krista Johnson, sister of the bride, served as the maid of honor. Annalese Taylor, daughter of the bride, and Whitney Griffieth, daughter of the groom, were bridesmaids.
Stanley Creech, friend of the groom, served as the best man. Mary Cosby and Timmy Stratton, friends of the groom, also stood in honor on his behalf.
Pamela Gibbs and Jim Gibbs of Anderson County announce the engagement of their daughter, Valerie Dawn Gibbs of Anderson County, to Eric Clay Bottoms of Mercer County, son of the late Peggy Bottoms and the late Bill Bottoms of Mercer County.
The bride is a 2008 Anderson County High School graduate and a 2012 University of Louisville graduate. She is currently attending the University of Kentucky’s doctor of physical therapy program.
The groom is a 2006 Harrodsburg High School graduate and a 2009 Bluegrass Community and Technical College graduate.
John and Shelly Stucker announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Stucker, to John Thacker, son of Billy and Joanie Thacker, all of Lawrenceburg.
Grandparents of the bride are Marion and Earlene Stucker and Robert and Pat Chrisman.
Grandparents of the groom are the late William Thacker and Ms. Ruth Thacker, John Will and Ann Cheak.
The bride graduated from Midway College with an associate’s degree in nursing. She is currently employed as a registered nurse at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.