From staff reports
Celebrate Independence Day with a veterans parade, live music, and of course, fireworks next week on Thursday, July 4.
The Veterans Parade line up will begin at 4 p.m. at the American Legion fairgrounds. Hot dogs, chips and other refreshments will be provided by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 for all parade participants during the line up.
The veterans parade is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.
Mr. and Mrs. Brad and Susan Smith of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jenna Nichole Smith, to William Spencer Sims, son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug and Sherry Sims of Willisburg.
The bride is a 2006 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in corporate communications and marketing. Upon graduation she returned to her family’s business and is employed as an event coordinator at Eagle Lake Convention Center in Lawrenceburg.
Pamela Scott and the late Mr. Edwin Scott of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Rene Scott, to Joseph Alexander Sparrow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sparrow of Owenton.
The bride graduated from Western Kentucky University with a master’s degree in social work and a bachelor of science degree. She is employed by the University of Kentucky as a social worker for the KY Transitions/Money Follows the Person program.
Brian Mitchell and Lana Honaker of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shae Emerson Mitchell, to Nicholas Wainwright Tucker, son of Amy R. Tucker and the late Charles E. Tucker, Jr., of Lawrenceburg.
The bride is the granddaughter of William and Gloria Prater. The groom is the grandson of Marvin “Pee Wee” and Pat Robinson and the late Charles E. “Toad” Tucker and the late Mary Katherine Ford Tucker.
Jennifer Davis and Edward Davis of Lawrenceburg were married March 30, 2013, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Frankfort.
The Rev. Elvyn Hamilton and Rev. Edward “Buddy” Coleman officiated the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Kenneth Powell.
The bride’s parents are Kennth and Gayla Powell of Lawrenceburg. Her grandparent is the late Pauline Perkins.
The groom’s parents are Helen Davis and the late Jim Davis of Frankfort. The groom’s grandmother is Maddie Duncan.
Charles and Judy McQuilliam of Harrodsburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Nicole McQuilliam of Harrodsburg, to John-Austin Jenkins of Lawrenceburg, son of Donald and Judy Jenkins of Lawrenceburg.
The bride received a bachelor of arts in education and is employed as a high school teacher.
The groom received a bachelor of arts in education and is employed as an elementary teacher.
The wedding will take place June 22, 2013, at Greenbrier Cattle Company.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Smith are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer S. McEntyre, to William Joseph White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony White.
The bride is also the daughter of the late Richard McEntyre.
The bride graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in May 2013 with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education.
The groom will graduate from Eastern Kentucky University in May 2014 with a bachelor of science degree. Both the bride and the groom are educators.
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.
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.
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.