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Society

  • Evans-Hanks wedding

    Cory Hanks, 29, and Michelle Evans, 36, of Lexington were married Oct. 5, 2014 at Waveland State Historic Site.  

    The ceremony was officiated by Eric Bolander of Universal Life Ministries. The wedding party consisted of mutual friends of the bride and groom, Derek (Doc) Feldman of Lexington and Michael Jett of Louisville.  

    Bridal support was also provided by Jessica Scarberry of Lexington.

    The bride is a daughter of John and Gwendolyn Evans and granddaughter of  

  • Births: Steven Henry Anderson

    Jay and Natalie Anderson of Harrodsburg announce the birth of their son, Steven Henry Anderson, at 5:55 p.m. on July 11, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Cathy and Gary Sloan and the late Henry Bruce Morgan of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Earl McGaughey and the late Jane McGaughey.

  • Engagement: Handy-Ripy

    Rodney and Allison Handy of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Peyton Handy, to Cole Aidan Scilley Ripy, son of John B. Ripy Jr. and Ann Ripy of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of Evansville with a degree in music therapy.

    She is a granddaughter of Don and Jayne Wells and Margarette Handy.

    The groom-to-be is a grandson of Gwen and Larry Scilley; Wilma and John Burton Ripy Sr. and Dr. John and Laura Heit.

  • Wildlife Rescues Unite

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    Local wildlife rehabilitator Robin Thompson, left, of Nature’s Haven, a non-profit wildlife rescue, and Chris and Nicole from Broadbent Wildlife Sanctuary greet people at their Burgoo Festival booth. Both rescuers were accepting donations for the care of the animals they receive and bringing public awareness to wildlife rescues. Nature’s Haven primarily receives wild/native/mammals and serves the surrounding counties, while Broadbent travels the state. Nature’s Haven currently has received over 186 animals for 2014.

  • Friends of Library make $2,500 donation

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    Friends of the Anderson Public Library donate $2,500 to Anderson County High School Book Fund to be used for purchasing textbooks. Saundra Sutherland is shown presenting the check to Marla Seraji, librarian. Also shown from left are students Elizabeth Jones, Tyler Brothers, Hallie Laswell and Emily Couch. Friends’ members shown are Gail Gilpin, Patricia Yates, Carol Hunsinger, and Brenda Daniels.

  • Holly’s Place offers spay/neuter assistance

    From staff reports

    Through November, Holly’s Place, a non-profit its operators say is dedicated to helping solve the problem of homeless dogs and cats, is accepting spay/neuter assistance applications from Kentucky residents who would like to get their dogs or cats spayed/neutered, but cannot afford to do so on their own, according to a news release.

    A small co-pay is required, but Holly’s Place will cover the majority of the cost, the news release said.

  • Birth: Brian James Bedford

    Jimmy and Caitlin Bedford of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Brian James Bedford, at 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 5, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long.

    His maternal grandparent is Annette Hammond of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Carole Keene of Lawrenceburg and Bill and Jean Hammond of Michigan.

    His paternal grandparents are Terry and Pam Bedford of Lawrenceburg. His paternal great-grandparents are Mattie Bedford of Lawrenceburg and Ken Dobrick of Louisville.

  • Birth: Anna Marie Wiloughby

    Beth and Scott Wayne Willoughby of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Marie Willoughby, at 11:42 p.m. on July 7, 2014 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

    She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Her maternal grandparents are Anita Hatchell, Jerry and Lisa Hughes, all of Lawrenceburg. Her maternal great-grandparents are George and Betty Kinne and Rosemary Hughes and the late Buddy Hughes.

  • Warford-Edge wedding Sept. 14

    The Warford-Edge wedding set for Sunday, their families announced in a news release.

    The open wedding of Amanda Lee Warford and Casey Lawrence Edge is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.

    A reception will follow at the Anderson County Community Park building.

  • Engagement: Wise-Case

    Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wise of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia LeNora Wise, to William Chad Case, son of Sharon and Tommy Bickers and the late William “Bill” Case, also of Lawrenceburg.

    The future bride is a graduate of Transylvania University with a bachelor’s degree in education and has earned two master degrees, one in elementary education and the other in education leadership. She is employed as a third grade teacher at Robert B. Turner Elementary in Lawrenceburg.