Kenneth and Gayla Powell of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Downing of Lawrenceburg, to Edward Davis of Frankfort, son of Helen Davis and the late James Davis of Frankfort and the grandson of Mattie Duncan of Frankfort.
The bride is a 1998 Anderson County High School graduate and a 2012 graduate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College in human services.
She is currently employed by St. Paul United Methodist Church as an administrative assistant.
Friends of the Anderson Public Library is scheduled to meet March 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the library, the organization announced.
New members are welcome.
The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.
If there is no school, there will be no meeting.
Josh and Brook Drury of Lexington announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Jane Drury, born Dec. 6, 2012 at Central Baptist Hospital.
She was 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Eddie and Kitty Stevens of Mt. Eden. Maternal great-grandparents are Emma Jean Stevens, Eugene and Norma Royalty and Bobby Hale.
Paternal grandparents are Ricky and Karlene Drury of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparents are Mark and Emma Drury.
Amanda and Brandon Brown of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Lucas Harley Brown, born Jan. 16, 2013, at Frankfort Regional.
He weighed 8 1/2 pounds and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Big brother Jacob Hunter, 2, welcomed Lucas home.
Maternal grandparents are Kerry and Barbie Markwell of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Alpha Harley and the late Walter Harley.
Paternal grandparents are Mark and Rhonda Brown of Lawrenceburg. Parent great-grandparents are Bill and Nancy Brown and Brenda Perry.
Russ and Morgan Drury of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Izzabella Layne Drury, born Jan. 22, 2013, at Central Baptist.
She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Tammi and David Jenkins of Lawrenceburg and Tracey and Robert Bonzo of Bardstown. Maternal great-grandparents are Pat and Teddy Brothers, Cheri and Steve Young, Beverly and Don Bonzo, and Ruby and Dennis Oaks.
The Anderson Public Library’s “Bedtime Stories” hosted a dessert contest Jan. 28, according to a news release from the library.
About 32 children and 34 adults attended the contest with nine entries in the dessert competition, according to the release.
The first place winner was Laura Johnson, using her mom’s recipe of blackberry cobbler. Donna and Douglas Rogers came in second place with banana butter pecan cake with cream cheese icing and Jarrett McCreary came in third with maple bacon cupcakes.
Brandi Lynn Caldwell and Billy Joe Cook Jr., were married on Oct. 13, 2012, at “The Cabin” on North Main in Lawrenceburg.
Bro. Bob Logue officiated the wedding.
Parents of the bride are Dude and Donna Caldwell of Lawrenceburg. Parents of the groom are Billy Cook of Frankfort and Regina Cook of Frankfort.
Grandparents of the bride are Wilma Flygstad and the late Dale Flygstad Sr., Aileen Caldwell and the late James Caldwell.
Grandparents of the groom are Nathan and Mary Lou Cantrel of Grand Prairie, Texas.
Moises and Maricela Gomez of Brownsville, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Marlene Serrata Gomez, to Major Shane Alvin Crask, son of Garnett and Marcia Crask of Athens, Ala.
The groom is the grandson of the late Arvin W. Crask and Dorothy Brown Crask of Lawrenceburg.
The bride is a 2000 graduate of Princeton University and a 2004 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She is an environmental attorney and most recently practiced with the law firm of Ballard Spahr LLP in Philadelphia.
Jennifer Lyn Ward, daughter of Mike and Ann Ward of Lawrenceburg, and Eric Bolander, son of Kay Bolander and the late Raymond Bolander of Garrison, Ky., were united in marriage Nov. 17, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.
Captain Justin Watts, cousin of the bride, and Brother Jerrel Coffey officiated the wedding.