• Ruley Generations

    The four generations of the Ruley family are, from left, Terri Wathen, Tina Wathen, holding Makayla Wathen, and Shirley Ruley, all of Bardstown.

  • Wedding-Armstrong-Perez

    Joy Shannon Armstrong and Jorge Perez, Bardstown, were married Feb. 12, 2011, at Parkway Baptist Church.
    Rodney Lynch, associate pastor, Parkway Baptist Church, officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is a graduate of Nelson County High School and the daughter of Charles Armstrong and Darlene Boone, both of Bardstown.
    The groom is the son of Maria Ester Rivas Loredo, Panuco, Vera Cruz.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father.
    Maid of honor was Jessica Walker, Bardstown.
    The best man was Gilberto Paes, Bardstown.

  • Engagement-Brothers, Ruley

    John and Vicky Brothers, Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Danielle Brothers, to James Shain Ruley, son of Joseph Ruley, Loretto, and Sara Riggs, New Hope.
    The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Nelson County High School and a 2010 graduate of Jefferson Community and Technical College. She is employed as a registered nurse for Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown.
    The groom-elect is a 1999 graduate of Nelson County High School. He is employed by American Fuji Seal, Bardstown.

  • Engagement-Gjerstad, Godbey

    Mr. and Mrs. Kent Gjerstad, Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Charis Gjerstad, to Jason Adam Godbey, son of Mr. And Mrs. Jerry Godbey, Bardstown.
    The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Bardstown High School and a 2009 graduate of Sullivan University.
    She is employed by Star Academy, Crestwood.
    The groom-elect is a 2004 graduate of Nelson County High School. He is employed by the Kentucky State Reformatory, LaGrange.
    The wedding is scheduled for 3 p.m. July 23 at Parkway Baptist Church, Bardstown.

  • Birth-Girdley

    Tanya Girdley, Bardstown, announces the birth of a daughter, Jaden Elizabeth Joy Girdley, March 29, 2011, at Flaget Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Christina and Mark Stiltz and Charlie Girdley. Great-grandparents are Hazel and Bo Girdley, Ray Montgomery and the late Brenda Montgomery and Carl and Lisa Mattingly.

  • Birth-Tapscott

    Danielle and Robert Tapscott, Willisburg, announce the birth of a daughter, Heavenly Sierra Nicole, March 20, 2011, at Flaget Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Maternal grandmother is Denise Allison. Paternal grandparents are Bobby J. Tapscott and Audrey Staten. Great-grandparents are Sylvia and Jason Tapscott, Springfield.
    The baby was welcomed home by a sister, Kylie, 2.

  • Birth-Hamilton

    Ryan J. and Allyson B. Hamilton, Louisville, announce the birth of a son, Jackson Ryan, Feb. 11, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital, Louisville. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Jack and Mary Beth Butler, Louisville.
    Paternal grandparents are Jerry and Rose Hamilton, Bardstown.
    Great-grandparents are the late Al and Mary Helen Klensch, the late Jack and Faye Butler, Kathleen Hamilton, Springfield, and the late Louis Hamilton, Ernestine Brady, Lebanon, and the late O’Shea Brady.

  • Birth-McKinley

    Kyle and Jessica McKinley, Bardstown, announce the birth of twins, Jan. 29, 2011, at Norton Women’s Pavilion, Louisville.
    A son, Brayden Myles, weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    A daughter, Rebecca Louise, weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

  • Dones celebrates 102 years

    Five generations were represented in the 85- plus guests as Evelyn Dones celebrated her 102nd birthday March 13 at Hunter’s Cove Sportsman Club.
    Guests included family members from Florida and Wisconsin. Dones, the oldest of seven children was born March 17, 1909, to Rodman (Doc) and Irene (Iry) Vowels in the Icetown area. She has lived in this area her entire life.
    She enjoys her pets, playing bunco, and visiting with her children and grandchildren.

  • Engagement-Staton-Mudd

    Mick Mudd and Christy Staton announce their engagement.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Terry and Marla Crozier, Wildwood, Fla., and Terri Gunter, Pearland, Texas. She is a graduate of Medvance Institute and is employed as a medical instructor at Spencerian College and medical laboratory technician with Floyd Memorial Hospital.