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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Christine Marret, a registered nurse and and licensed massage yherapist, has been certified as a Nurturing the Mother Pregnancy Massage Therapist by Claire Miller Seminars, according to a news release.
This program is approved by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage Bodywork.