• 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.

  • Engagement-Beard, Neely

    Julie Louise Beard and Ryan Dwayne Neely, Louisville, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mary Kay Beard, Bardstown.
    The groom-elect is the son of Julius Neely, Elizabethtown.
    The wedding is scheduled for 5 p.m. April 16, 2011, at My Old Kentucky Home Rotunda, Bardstown.
    The reception will follow in My Old Kentucky Home Great Hall.
    All friends and relatives are invited.

  • Engagement-Mattingly, Miles

    Paul and Judy Mattingly, Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Marsha Denise Mattingly, to Charles Edward Miles, son of Gondola Miles, Bardstown, and the late Werner Miles.
    The bride-elect is a 1991 graduate of Nelson County High School and earned an associate degree in science in 1994 from St. Catharine College. She is employed by American Greetings, Bardstown.

  • Engagement-Settles, Morton

    Pam and Pat Settles, Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ann Whitney Settles, to Chad Davidson Morton, son of Valinda and Hugh Morton, Eatonton, Ga.
    The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Bardstown High School, a 2003 graduate of the University of Kentucky and a 2005 graduate of the University of Memphis. She is employed by Palmetto Health Hospital, Greenville, S.C.
    The groom-elect is a 2000 graduate of Carmel High School and a 2004 graduate of Purdue University. He is employed by General Electric Corp., Greenville, S.C.

  • Engagement-King, Tyrie

    Steve and Jeanie King, Bloomfield, announce the engagement of their daughter, Roma Jean King, to David Wayne Tyrie, son of Kenneth Tyrie, Princeton, and Diania Beuke, Dawson Springs.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Joe and Jane King, Bardstown, and Dick and Dona Mae Snider Molohon, Bloomfield, and the late Roy Snider. She is a 2007 graduate of Nelson County High School. She will be graduating from MSU in May 2011 with a bachelor of arts degree in theater and a minor in history.

  • Heads celebrate 40 years

    Donald and Minnie Osbourne Head, New Haven, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary March 13.
    They were married at St. Rose Catholic Church, Springfield. They are the owners of Head Basement Walls Inc., New Haven.
    They have three sons, Jeffrey Head, Jamie Head, both of Bardstown, and Eric Head, New Haven; and eight grandchildren.
    The couple celebrated their anniversary among family and friends with a surprise party given by their children and wives at their residence March 19.