The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion National Convention was held in Indianapolis on Aug. 24-30.
This was the 94th National Convention for the American Legion, the 92nd for the Auxiliary and the 41st for Sons of the American Legion.
Attending from Lawrenceburg were Unit President Betty Butler, Vice President Pam Rice and Historian Shirley Thornberry. Post 34 Commander Bobby Thornberry and SAL member Shannon Hubert also attended.
Cynthia Finnell, Talitha McGoff and Erich Steilberg, children of Carolyn and Richard Steilberg, planned a surprise celebration for their parents’ 50th anniversary.
The celebration was disguised as, and included, a family reunion.
The event, which took place Sept. 1 in the park in Lawrenceburg, was announced in last week’s Anderson News as the family reunion, which listed special guests.
The couple was married Aug. 17, 1962.
Landon “Pudden” and Janelle Clark of Frankfort announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Martin Clark, to Brandon Allen Mitchell, son of Robert Mitchell and Teresa Mitchell of Willisburg.
The bride is a 2007 graduate of Western Hills High School and MedTech class of 2012, where she received an associate’s degree in applied health science. She is currently employed with Dermatology Associates of Kentucky as a clinical assistant.
Carolyn and Richard Steilberg, Cynthia and Adam, Talitha and Reed and Erich Steilberg, as well as the families of the late Brunelle Flynn Casey and the late Marcella Lampton Steilberg Parnell, hosted a family reunion Sept. 1 in the county park.
Dude and Donna Caldwell of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brandi Lynn Caldwell, to Billy Joe Cook, Jr., son of Billy Cook, Sr., and Regina Cook of Frankfort.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Anderson County High School. The groom is a 2002 graduate of Western Hills High School.
The wedding will take place on Oct. 13, 2012.
Ashlee and Loren Wells of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Palmer Catherine Wells, born June 21, 2012, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Becky Lane of Lawrenceburg and David Lane of Versailles. Maternal great-grandparents are Alvie and Imogene Antrobus of Versailles and Dana and the late Wayne Lane of Versailles.
Chris and Heather Groothedde of Moore, S.C., announce the birth of their daughter, Ryleigh Faith Groothedde, on July 24, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg, S.C.
She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Billy and Amy Fint of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Gordon and Pinkie Clark and Bill and Bessie Fint, all of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-great grandparent is Mary Fint of Lawrenceburg.
Jonathan and Erin Young of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Peyton Michael Young, born on July 25, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Nicholas and Robin Moore of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are John and Sandy Carter.
Paternal grandparents are the Rev. Darrell and Shad Young of Murray. Ky. Paternal great-grandparents are James and Ann Young.
Rusty and Rita Cummins of Lawrenceburg would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Katherine Marie Jamison to Jonathan Levi Cook, son of Elaine Cook and the late Stanley Cook of Hamilton, Ala.
The bride is a 2006 Anderson County High School graduate and a 2010 graduate of Georgetown College. She is currently employed at Kentucky Farm Bureau.
The groom is a 2003 Henderson County High School graduate and a 2007 graduate of the University of Cumberlands. He is currently employed at Radio Shack.
Kelli and Tyler Buckley of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Lucas Scott Buckley, born Aug. 4, 2012 at Central Baptist hospital in Lexington.
He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Big brother Colt, 2, welcomed Lucas home.
Maternal grandparents are Vaughn and Sharon Quisenberry of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Pete and Patsy Richardson of Versailles.