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  • Birth: McKenzie

    Todd and Amy McKenzie announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Marie “Emmy” McKenzie, born Oct. 17, 2011, at the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Ft. Campbell.
    She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
    She was welcomed home by brother TJ and sister Annie.
    Maternal grandparents are Michael and Betty Wooldridge of Lawrenceburg.
    Paternal grandparents are Jerry and the late Darlene McKenzie of Paintsville.
     

  • Birth: Meeks

    Samantha D. Meeks and J.R. Liles announce the birth of their son, Floyd Wilson Robert Dean Meeks, born Sept. 7, 2011.
    He was 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Floyd was named after his father, grandfather, two great-grandfathers and two great-great-grandfathers.

     

  • Birthday: Cardwell

    Wallace B. Cardwell, a 20-year Navy veteran, will celebrate his 65th birthday Nov. 11, Veterans Day.
    Pictured are Cardwell, left, and his wife Charlotte.
    Cardwell has a son, Wally, a daughter Rebecca, married to husband Robbie Barnes, a grandson, Tucker Barnes, and a dog, Hondo.
     

  • Engagement: Smith-Powell

    Dwayne Smith and Angela Robinson of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Jessica Rana Marie Smith of Lawrenceburg to Charles Powell of Lawrenceburg, son of David Brown and Cheryl Powell of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are George and Barbara Aldridge of Lawrenceburg and Jackie Smith and the late Annette Smith of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the groom are Charles and Henrietta Powell of Lawrenceburg.

  • Birth: Keeley Kaye Nighbert

    Edwin and Nicole Nighbert announce the birth of their daughter, Keeley Kaye Nighbert, born Oct. 27, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital for Women’s Care.
    She weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and was 17 1/4 inches long.
    Siblings Preston, 8, and Win, 3, welcomed Keeley home.
    Maternal grandparents are John and Carol Bernier of Shelbyville and Ed and Sharon Nighbert of Lexington.
     

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  • Anniversary: Drury

    Paul and Peggy Drury of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at Timmy and Debbie Drury’s house on 1040 Searcy School Road from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 5.
    They were married Nov. 10, 1961. Their children are Timmy (Debbie) Drury, Jeff (Nicole) Drury, and Paula (Chris) Hayes. Their grandchildren are Miranda, TJ and Emily Drury; Matt, Granville and Ally Hayes; and Christa Hayes Naylor. They have one great grandchild Hayden Naylor.
    All friends and relatives are invited. The couple requests no gifts.
     

  • Birthday: Baxter

    The family of Ella Belle Baxter will host a reception to celebrate her 100th birthday on Oct. 30. The reception will take place at First Baptist Church in the fireside room from 2-4 p.m.  All are welcome.
     

  • Engagement: Royalty-Monroe

    Keith and Terri Royalty of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Nickie Royalty of Lawrenceburg to Kenny Monroe III, son of Zella and the late Kenny Monroe of Lawrenceburg.
    Grandparents of the bride are Bill and Doris Sanford of Harrodsburg and Joyce and the late Bruce Royalty of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the groom are Minnie and Vascom Lewis of West Liberty and Harold and Ruby Monroe of Lawrenceburg, all deceased.

  • Engagement: Franklin-Brandenburg

    Jill and Jody Roberts and Kevin and Christina Franklin of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Franklin of Lawrenceburg, to David Andrew Brandenburg of Lawrenceburg, son of Tammy and Dallas Brandenburg of Burgin.
    Grandparents of the bride are Linda Franklin and the late Hollis Franklin. Grandparents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brandenburg and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sewell.