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  • Wedding-Atcher-Paxton

    Alaina Rivers Atcher, of Bloomfield, and Benjamin Drew Paxton, of St. Albans, W.Va., were married at 5:30 p.m. June 1, 2013, at Wakefield Baptist Church in Taylorsville.

    The bride is the daughter of Alan and Vickie Atcher, of Bloomfield.

    The groom is the son of Patrick and Polly Paxton, of St. Albans, W.Va.

    Bro. Tom Sparrow officiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Stranges celebrate 50 years

    Larry and Frances Lee Strange will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 26.

    Larry Thomas Strange, of Fredericktown, and Frances Lee Coomes, of Bardstown, were married at St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral on Dec. 26, 1963.

    The maid of honor was Bernadine Cecil (now Bernadine Strange), friend of the bride, and the best man was the late Marion D. Strange, brother of the groom.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Cross, Carlson

    Jimmy and Jane Cross, of Bardstown, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Cross, to Maj. Brandon Carlson, son of Ms. Lee Carlson, formerly of Marion, Kentucky.

    Ms. Cross is an alumna of Bethlehem High School, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame, and attended law school at the University of Kentucky.  She practices products liability defense at the firm of Stites & Harbison in Louisville.

  • WEDDING: Taylor-Tee

    Debra Carol Taylor, of New Port Richey, Fla., and Michael Scott Tee, of Savannah, Ga., were married at 3 p.m. Oct. 5, 2013, in the flower garden at the private residence of a friend, Terrence Stapleton, in Tarpon Springs, Fla.

    The bride is the daughter of Marie P. and the late Gehrig Taylor, of Bardstown. The groom is the son of James and Susan Tee, of Savannah, Ga.

    The Rev. Dan Campbell, director of development for Metropolitan Ministries, officiated the service.

    The bride was given in marriage by her nephew, Michael E. Taylor.

  • BIRTH: Bishop

    Daniel and Julia Ann Bishop, of Springfield, announce the birth of a daughter, Hayden Blair, Nov. 29, 2013, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Janet Blair of Bardstown and D.H. Mattingly of Springfield. Paternal grandparents are Diane And J.R. Cox of Bowling Green and the late Danny Bishop.

    The baby was welcomed home by two siblings, Quinton, 16, and Toby, 2.

  • MILITARY: Jarrett graduates from Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course

    Army 2nd Lt. Christopher M. Jarrett has graduated from the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

    The course is designed to produce physically fit, competent, and confident infantry platoon leaders who are proficient in basic infantry skills.  Lieutenants learn adaptive skills and to train and lead soldiers in infantry platoons to accomplish mission objectives in any environment.

  • Trzop completes Legion College

    Dr. Peter Trzop recently completed the American Legion College program at the national headquarters of the American Legion in Indianapolis. 

    Trzop was one of 56 Legionnaires selected from more than 2.4 million members in the American Legion to attend the weeklong training and education program. 

  • Years Ago In The Kentucky Standard: 10 Years Ago December 2003

    Dec. 5

    Bardstown officer involved in wreck

    A Bardstown police officer was involved in a minor injury accident Wednesday night. Officer Glen Wheatley was responding to a call to assist another officer around 8 p.m. when he was involved in an accident near the entrance to Wal-Mart at North Third Street.

    Bardstown Police Chief Charles Marksbury and investigating officer Nelson County Sheriff’s Accident Reconstructionist K.C. Holbert said Wheatley had his lights on when he tried to turn north on North Third Street.

  • BIRTH: Fortune

    Tiffany R. and Jeremy R. Fortune, of New Hope, announce the birth of a daughter, Maci, Nov. 19, 2013, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Scott and Jody Maynard, of New Haven. Paternal grandparents are Lorri and Marian Adams, of Bardstown, and Chuck Fortune, of Upton. Great-grandparents are Martha and Wayne Shuffitt, of Lebanon Junction, and Cora and Chester Spencer, of Boston.

    The baby was welcomed home by two brothers, Hunter, 3, and Waylon, 1.

  • BIRTH: Daniels

    Brandi and John Daniels, of Cox’s Creek, announce the birth of a daughter, Ellie Mae, Nov. 20, 2013, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Mona and John Anderson, of Cox’s Creek. Paternal grandfather is John Daniels, of Cox’s Creek.

    Great-grandfather is William Daniels, of Ashland.

    The baby was welcomed home by a brother, Willie Jack, 3.