• Watsons celebrate 50 years

    Steve T. and Dorothy Watson, of Bardstown, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 30, 2013.

    They eloped in Gatlinburg Dec. 30, 1963.

    They have two sons, Steve Watson and Craig Watson, both of Bardstown; and eight grandchildren.

    Their children will honor them with a reception at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5, at their home, 3980 Murrays Run Road in Cox’s Creek. No gifts, please.

  • Birth-Adams

    Randy and Heather Adams, of Lawrenceburg, announce the birth of a daughter, Audrey Lynn, Nov. 27, 2013, at Frankfort Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces.

    Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Betty Montgomery, of Lawrenceburg.

    Paternal grandparents are the late Ronald Adams and Diane Adams, of Loretto.

  • Engage-Loader-Baker

    Rick and Trina Loader, of Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Ann Loader, to Justin Kyle Baker, son of Steve and Donna Baker, of Shreveport, La.

    The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Bardstown High School, a 2006 graduate of Transylvania University and a 2010 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy.

    She currently works as a pharmacist for Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana.

    The groom-elect is a 2003 graduate of Captain Shreve High School and a 2008 graduate of Louisiana State University in Shreveport.

  • 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.