Harold and Ruby Akins of Bardstown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary March 2.
They were married March 2, 1951 in Anderson County at the home of the Rev. Don W. Kruschurtz. They have lived in Bardstown since April, 1956.
He is retired from the US Post Office. She is retired from NuKote International. They are members of Bardstown United Methodist Church.
They have two daughters, Jacque Keith of Westchester, Ohio, and the Rev. Harriett Akins-Banman of Little Rock, Ark.
They have two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
J.W. and Thelma O. Whitaker celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 25.
They were married at the First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg on Feb. 25, 1951.
Soon after their marriage, they moved to Lexington and lived there until 1968. They spent the rest of their working years in South Dayton, Fla.
J.W. worked in the automotive industry and Thelma worked at General Electric.
After they retired, they relocated to the St. Johns River and pursued their love of fishing, boating, flea markets and yard sales.
Katrina Pittman and Josh Winchell announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, named Sophia Page Winchell.
She was born Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.
She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches.
Maternal grandparents are Phyllis and Jimmie Pittman of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are the late Shela and Marion Rucker, formerly of Lawrenceburg, and Flossie and Lee Pittman, formerly of Springfield.
Robert Tackett and Misty Wells of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Carly Elizabeth Tackett, on Dec. 21, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18 inches long.
She was welcomed home by a sister, Morgan Wells, 7.
Her maternal grandparents are Sherry and Kevin Walker and Wayne Best, all of Lawrenceburg.
Her paternal grandparents are Clevie Tackett and the late Debbie Daugherty of Georgetown.
Joe and Jennifer Rowsey of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Ryan Joseph Rowsey, on Dec. 11, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long.
He was welcomed home by two brothers, Brandon, 16, and Matthew, 10, and a sister, Cassidy, 14.
His maternal grandparents are Barbara D. Stratton and the late Ralph Stratton of Lawrenceburg.
His paternal grandparents are Shirley Hibbard of Hamilton, Ohio, and Walter Rowsey of Wilmington, Ohio.
Brenda and Carroll Sutherland of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4.
They were married Feb. 4, 1961 by Brother Boaz at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Shelby County.
Mrs. Sutherland, the former Brenda Headen, is retired.
Mr. Sutherland is retired from Lexmark.
They have two children, Michelle Darnell of Lawrenceburg and Michael Sutherland and his wife, Angie, of Louisville.
They have four grandchildren, Hope, Hannah, Grace Louise and Caitlin.
Cameron Duckwall and Chris Rearden of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Carter Glenn Rearden, on Dec. 31, 2010 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.
He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.
His maternal grandparents are Terry and Leslee Duckwall of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Larry and Loretta Maddox and Bub Hyatt and the late Nina Hyatt.
His paternal grandparents are Bill and Yann Rearden of Lawrenceburg. His paternal great-grandparents are Larry and Jan Bradford and HC and Shirley Rearden.