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  • Sybil and Ralph Smith of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, Aug. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church.

    They were married Aug. 21, 1960 by the Rev. E.A. Somers at Bethel Baptist Church in Mercer County.

    Mrs. Smith, the former Sybil Satterly, is a daughter of Eva Satterly of Lawrenceburg and the late J.B. Satterly.

    She is retired.

    Mr. Smith is a son of the late Charley and Edna Smith.

    He is retired.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Barker and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lewis of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Heather Nicole Barker and Matthew Bennett Lewis.

    The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2009 graduate of Morehead State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky beginning this fall to receive a doctorate degree in nursing practice.

    She is currently employed as an RN at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

  • Mary Huckaby of Campbellsville and Stanley and Tommie Hardin of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Monica Lee Judd and Amory Kent Hardin.

    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Owen Judd and the late Doris L. Judd of Greensburg.

    She is a 1998 graduate of Green County High School and is employed by Farmers Bank and Capital Trust.

    The groom-to-be is a 1998 graduate of Anderson County High School and is employed by Florida Tile.

    A wedding is planned for 2 p.m. on Sept. 18, 2010 at the couple’s residence.

  • Harry E. and Annell B. Adair of Versailles, formerly of Lexington, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 18

    The couple was married Aug. 18, 1950 at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Baxter, in Anderson County by the Rev. Reed Carter

    The Adairs have two children, Woody Adair and his wife, Debbie, of Danville, Ind. and Julie Barnett and her husband, Kenny, of Lawrenceburg.

  • Jack G. and Ann Parker Upchurch of Stanford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20 at the Inter-County Energy community room, 1009 Hustonville Road, Danville.

    The couple was married Aug. 11, 1960 at the Danville First Church of God by then pastor Marvin L. Forbes.

    Betty Coomer Parker, sister-in-law of the bride served as matron of honor and Earl Upchurch, brother of the groom served as best man.

  • Randi Whittaker and Kenneth Layne Brown of Frankfort announce the birth of their son, Clint Matthew Brown, on July 14, 2010 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

    He was 6 pounds, 14 1/2 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

    He was welcomed home by a brother, Caleb Brown, 7.

    His maternal grandparents are Rhonda Click of Lawrenceburg and Billy Whittaker of Burgin. 

  • Melissa Marcella Tooker and Charles Justin Bertram, both of Killeen, Texas, were married July 9, 2010 in Houston.

    The bride is a daughter of Marcie and Jody Shelby and Ken and Paige Tooker, all of Houston.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Spring Woods High School in Houston.

    The groom is a son of Jeff and Kathy Bertram of Lawrenceburg.

    He is a 2002 graduate of Anderson County High School.

    He is currently a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army in the 1st Cavalry Division in Fort Hood.

    The couple will make their home in Killeen, Texas. 

  • Amanda and Brandon Brown of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Jacob Hunter Brown, on July 16, 2010 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Kerry and Barbie Markwell of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Walter and Alpha Harley of Lawrenceburg.

    His paternal grandparents are Mark and Rhonda Brown of Lawrenceburg. His paternal great-grandparents are Bill and Nancy Brown and Brenda Wilhoite, all of Lawrenceburg. 

  • Lisa and Mike Detherage and Larry and Judy Causey announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Catherine Detherage and Drew Causey.

    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Ethel Eastman of Frankfort and Eloise Detherage of Lawrenceburg.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Anderson County High School and plans to graduate in 2011 from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design with a minor in art history.

    She is currently employed as a pharmacy technician at Kroger in Lawrenceburg.

  • Melony and Troy Stephenson of Frankfort announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Carol Collins, to Justin Lee Peach, son of Ellie and Roger Peach of Frankfort.

    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Janet and Steve Skelton and Judy and Jerry Stephenson, all of Frankfort, and Missy and Danny Collins of Lawrenceburg.

    She is a 2008 graduate of Western Hills High School and is employed at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center and the law office of Christopher M. Hill and Associates.

  • George and Connie Gilbert of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Patricia Claire Gilbert, to Mark Daniel Conkle, son of Daniel and Debbi Conkle of Bloomington, Ind.

    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Jessie Rae Herzog of Lancaster and the late Edward R. Herzog, as well as Linda Gilbert of Lawrenceburg and the late Dr. George F. Gilbert.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Chicago.

  • Jr. and Nita Basham of Lawrenceburg and Alan and Vickie Cooper of Mackville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Kayla Lynette Basham and James Alan Cooper.

    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Ralph and Joyce Pierce of Leitchfield.

    She is a 2006 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2008 graduate of Sullivan University where she earned a degree as a professional nanny.

    She is currently employed as a professional nanny in Lexington.

  • John and Diane Harcourt of La Grange and Darlys and Michael Watts of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Sarah Harcourt and Luke Watts.

    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Jules and Patsy Harcourt of Murray and Gordon and Mary Brame of Louisville.

  • Steven and Dawn Royalty and Marla Corn Smith, all of Lawrenceburg, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Caitlyn Danielle Royalty and Robert Tyler Smith.

    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Gene and Jean Morrell and Clifford and Bonnie Royalty, all of Lawrenceburg.

    She is a 2008 graduate of Anderson County High School and is currently attending the University of Kentucky, where she is expected to graduate in 2012 with a degree in kinesiology and health promotion.

  • Marla and Chris Bryant of Harrodsburg and Gina and David Flygstad of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Christin Bryant and Jacob Flygstad.

    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Bonnie and Eugene Bryant of Lawrenceburg and Charles Collins and the late Bonnie Collins of Sequatchi, Tenn.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Mercer County Senior High and is currently attending Midway College where she is expected to graduate in 2012 with a degree in psychology.

  • Cathy McGaughey Morgan of Lawrenceburg and Steve and Donna Anderson of Harrodsburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children Natalie Jane Morgan and William Jay Anderson.

    The bride-to-be is a daughter of the late Henry Bruce Morgan. She is a granddaughter of Earl McGaughey and the late Jane McGaughey of Lawrenceburg and Henry and Joan Morgan of Utica.

  • Brandon and Crystal Robinson McGrew of Louisville announce the birth of their daughter, Eden Brooke McGrew, on May 28, 2010 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 23 inches long.

    She was welcomed home by a brother, Sawyer James McGrew, 1.

    Her maternal grandparents are Gerald and Jackie Robinson of Lawrenceburg. Her maternal great-grandparents are William and Rayma Carter and Minnie Robinson, all of Lawrenceburg.

  • Kelli and Tyler Buckley of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Colton Lane Buckley, on May 3, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Vaughn and Sharon Quisenberry of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Pete and Patsy Richardson of Versailles and Wayne and Gail Quisenberry of Versailles.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Edgett of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration mass at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 10 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

    The couple was married July 9, 1960 by the Rev. T.R. Koziol at St. Adalbert’s Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minn. As a family tradition, the couple was married in the same church as Mr. Edgett’s parents and maternal grandparents.

    Mrs. Edgett, the former Fern Sommers, is a daughter of Stanley Sommers and the late Gladys Sommers.

    She is retired.

  • Ann and Charlie Baker of Lawrenceburg, LaJuan and Jackie Sweasy of Frankfort, and Joan and Larry Stevens of Tulsa, Okla., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Tara Sweasy and Brandon Stevens.

    The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of Patricia and the late Roy Phillips and the late Edward and Eloise Sweasy, all of Lawrenceburg.

    She is a 1992 graduate of Anderson County High School, and a 1996 graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she earned a degree as a registered nurse.