Joyce (Sea) and Billy Stratton will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Nov. 12. They were married in 1949 in Anderson County and have four children (Sandy Humston, Wayne Stratton, Anthony Stratton and Tamara Currens), eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She is retired from state government and he is retired from Square D. They are active First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.
Kim and Burt Paden of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Paden, to Nathan Steele, son of Ben and Ronda Steele of Richmond, Virginia.
The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Anderson County High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in web design and interactive media. She employed as a web designer. She is a granddaughter of George and Norma Barnhart and Dorthy Paden.
The groom-to-be earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. He is employed as an audio visual technician. He is a grandson of Pat Kramer.
Members of the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club have been busy making candy for the upcoming holiday season, according to a news release.
For the past several years, the sales of chocolate-covered bourbon balls and buckeyes (peanut-butter balls) have raised funds for scholarships and other community-service projects. Colorful holiday-themed tins containing 12 pieces of either type of candy are $12 for Bourbon Balls and $7 for Buckeyes. Call Fern Edgett at 839-9329 or Maria Cataldi at 598-3173 to place an order.
Cory Hanks, 29, and Michelle Evans, 36, of Lexington were married Oct. 5, 2014 at Waveland State Historic Site.
The ceremony was officiated by Eric Bolander of Universal Life Ministries. The wedding party consisted of mutual friends of the bride and groom, Derek (Doc) Feldman of Lexington and Michael Jett of Louisville.
Bridal support was also provided by Jessica Scarberry of Lexington.
The bride is a daughter of John and Gwendolyn Evans and granddaughter of
Through November, Holly’s Place, a non-profit its operators say is dedicated to helping solve the problem of homeless dogs and cats, is accepting spay/neuter assistance applications from Kentucky residents who would like to get their dogs or cats spayed/neutered, but cannot afford to do so on their own, according to a news release.
A small co-pay is required, but Holly’s Place will cover the majority of the cost, the news release said.
Rodney and Allison Handy of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Peyton Handy, to Cole Aidan Scilley Ripy, son of John B. Ripy Jr. and Ann Ripy of Lawrenceburg.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of Evansville with a degree in music therapy.
She is a granddaughter of Don and Jayne Wells and Margarette Handy.
The groom-to-be is a grandson of Gwen and Larry Scilley; Wilma and John Burton Ripy Sr. and Dr. John and Laura Heit.