Bessie Cook will celebrate her 90th birthday with a birthday celebration hosted by her family on Oct. 2 from 2-4 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist church in Lawrenceburg.
The reception will take place in the new fellowship hall on the second floor of the building.
The family requests no gifts.
Melinda and Tim Sparks of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Sparks of Lawrenceburg, to Derek Turner of Frankfort, son of Sterling and Carla Turner of Frankfort.
Grandparents of the bride are Wendall and Virginia Lawson of Versailles; Bonnie McDowell of Lawrenceburg; and Jim and Lynn Sparks of Margaret, Ala.
Grandparents of the groom are Dorothy “Tom” Turner and late Bobby Lee Turner of Lawrenceburg; Carolyn Prater of Frankfort; and Cornelius Manns of Owington.
Murray and Ann Cleveland announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Ellen Cleveland of Waddy, to Michael Joseph Ricke of Versailles, son of John Ricke and Kim Mattingly.
Judge Thomas D. Wingate will officiate the wedding.
The bride received a master’s in rehabilitation counseling, and is currently employed as an adult day training manager at Quest Farm, Inc.
The groom received a master’s in rehabilitation counseling, and is currently employed as a vocational rehabilitation counselor with the Cabinet for
Kevin Michael Burke, son of Michael and Joan Burke of Lawrenceburg, and Sarah Baker Stewart, daughter of Mark and Ginger Johnson of Lexington, and Bill and Ginger Stewart of Berea, were married Aug. 5, 2011. The ceremony and reception took place at the Bell House in Lexington.
Kevin Burke is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, and is employed at Longley Marketing. Sarah Burke is a graduate of Spencerian College and is employed at Bluegrass Contracting Corporation.
The bride and groom spent their honeymoon in Naples, Fla. The couple will reside in Lexington.
Henry and Opha Sebastian of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 24.
Their children are Tim (Lisa) Sebastian, and Shirley (J.R.) Huff.
Their grandchildren are Matthew (Sandra) Sebastian, Aaron (Ashley) Sebastian, Heather Sebastian, Logan Sebastian and Taylor Huff. Their great-grandson is Judah Sebastian.
The couple will spend their anniversary with their children and grandchildren.
Rex and Belinda Richardson of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Lynn Richardson of Lawrenceburg, to Logan Berry Young of Lawrenceburg, son of Berry and Barbie Young of Lawrenceburg.
The bride-to-be is a 2006 Anderson County High School graduate, a 2011 Eastern Kentucky University graduate, and is employed as an online manager at the campus bookstore in Richmond.
The groom is a 2006 Anderson County High School graduate, a 2010 Eastern Kentucky University graduate, and is currently employed as a teacher at Westridge Elementary in Frankfort.
Juanita (Thompson) Gritton and O. H. “June” Gritton Jr. of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at the Claylick United Methodist Church, 235 Claylick Church Road, on Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. in Salvisa.
Parents of the couple are the late Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Thompson of Lawrenceburg and the late Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Gritton of Lawrenceburg.
Juanita is a homemaker and June is retired from IBM.
Larry Ray Peak and Patsy Sue Peak of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter Brooke Nicole Peak of Lawrenceburg to Joseph Laydell Gunnels of Lawrenceburg, son of Kim Raye Gunnels and the late Charles (Chuck) Laydell Gunnels of Lawrenceburg.
Grandparents of the bride are Rachel and Raymond Peak, Elizabeth Gibson and the late Jesse Gibson. Grandparents of the groom are Betty Gunnels and the late Houston (Laydell) Gunnels, and Chester and Vida Griffieth.
Kenny and Billie Sea of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Annie Sea of Lexington, to Derek Hood of Lexington, son of Sam and Martha Hood of Huntington, W.V.
Grandparents of the bride are Claibourne and Elizabeth Sea and William and Barbara Hatchell, all of Lawrenceburg.
Grandparent of the groom is Dorothy Hood of Huntington.
The family of Charles and LaVerne Brumley will host a reception to celebrate Charles and LaVerne’s 50th wedding anniversary.
The anniversary reception will take place at First Christian Church from 2-4 p.m. on Sept. 11 in the fellowship hall.
All are welcome. No gifts, please.