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Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Milestones

Parsons, Womack are married (12/21/14)
On Nov. 28, 2014, in a small family gathering, Christy Howard Parsons wed William Richard Womack. Christy is the daughter of Mary and David Howard, and the mother of Holt and David Parsons. She is the publisher of Saddle Horse Report and Horse World. Rick is the son of the late Dr. Bob and Elizabeth Womack and is the father of Sara Womack Layden (Tim) and the grandfather of Addison Elizabeth Layden...
Lane, Presley are engaged (12/21/14)
Carly Lane and Michael Presley, both of Murfreesboro, are engaged. The bride-elect is the daughter of Michael and Stacy Lane of Shelbyville. She is the granddaughter of Billy and Carla Hardin of Shelbyville, Ralph and Sandra Jones of Wartrace, and Ronnie and Patsy Lane of Wartrace...
Martin, Jones are married (12/21/14)
Allison Brooke Martin of Memphis and Alexander Edward Jones of Oklahoma City were united in marriage on the evening of Nov. 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Knoxville. The bride is the daughter of Sheila Stooksbury Martin of Clinton and the late Terry Lynn Martin. She is the granddaughter of Conely and Barbara Stooksbury of Norris and the late E.L. and Alma Martin...
FCE Club reports (12/19/14)
The Four Corners FCE Club met on Sept. 22. Wilene Bomar was the reporter. Connie Smith was hostess. Sylvia Pinson gave the devotion. Business: Decorating Christmas tree at the Fly, and Lunch and Learn. Presentation: Recipes were distributed for salsa, spicy cranberry salsa, mango salsa and other salsas, along with canning procedures. Naomi Luna demonstrated a satin stitch picture and canvas lollipops...
Martin finishes Army training (12/19/14)
Army Spc. Bradley N. Martin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.. ...
FCE Club Reports (12/16/14)
Butler's Creek and the Town and Country FCE Clubs met on Oct. 20 at the Extension Office. Hazel Gant reported. Whitney Danhof welcomed everyone and presented her Holiday ideas program "Holly, Jolly Christmas." There were seven projects with instruction, patterns and a finished item for the members to see. She gave each member the materials for a paper wreath ornament to make during the meeting to take home as a completed project...
Hello World: Mylah Grace Travis (12/14/14)
Faith Alexsandra Garrett and Joseph Tyler Travis announce the birth of a daughter, Mylah Grace Travis, on Dec. 3 in Tullahoma. The baby girl weighed 8 pounds, 14 oz. and was 21 inches long. She is the granddaughter of Sandy Garrett and Dean Garrett of Shelbyville, Amanda Travis of Clanton, Alabama, and Ronald Travis of Christiana...
Cascade Class of 1984 (12/14/14)
The Cascade High School Class of 1984 recently celebrated its 30-year class reunion at the Riverbend Country Club. Front row (from left): Raymond Pryor, Robin Cotham Clanton, Rita Bean Cobb, Kim Calvert Jarrell, Teresa Craig Ward, Donna Baker Crosslin, Tina Smith Stem, Cindy Anderson Tapley, Cynthia Phillips Greer, Renita Bowling Hill and Mitchell Fears. Back row (from left): Ted Taylor, Tracy Skelton Ferrell, Sonia Gregory Miller, Donald Adcock and Mitchell Rippy. (Submitted photo)
Local students join Phi Kappa Phi (12/11/14)
Two local students recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Kayla Young of Shelbyville and John Duke of Unionville were both initiated at Middle Tennessee State University...
Foster, Scarborough announce engagement (12/07/14)
Steven and Cathy Foster of Shelbyville announce the engagement of their daughter Nicole Foster to Hal Elliott Scarborough of Winterville, Ga., son of Ricky and Marie Scarborough. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Frances and the late Carl Foster of Shelbyville, Mattie Ray and the late Bobby Wiser of Shelbyville, and the late Paul Riddle of Shelbyville...
Edwards, Clifford to wed (12/07/14)
Ralph and Sharon Edwards would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Elizabeth, to Stephen Clifford, son of Tom and Brenda Clifford, and grandson of the late Arther and Madge Clifford and the late Harry and Bobbie Gibson. Sara Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Don and Billie Jean Edwards and Linda and the late Bobby Vannatta. She is employed by Reeves-Sain in Murfreesboro...
Hall promoted to Chief Petty Officer (12/05/14)
William Kevin Hall, Community High School graduate 2000, has been promoted to the U. S. Navy rank of Chief Petty Officer. Chief Hall is presently assigned to navy squadron VAW-113 Black Eagle Squadron, home base at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, Calif. The squadron operates the E2C Hawkeye aircraft onboard Pacific assigned aircraft carriers. The squadron has just returned from deployment on the carrier U.S.S. Ronald W. Reagan. Chief Hall joined the Navy in July 2000. His career has taken him to Great Lakes, Ill., for boot camp; Pensacola, Fla., for Aviation Machinist Mate, class A school; Brunswick, Maine, VP-10 (Anti-submarine patrol squadron- P-3 aircraft); Paxtuxent River, MD, VQ-4 (E6B aircraft); Kaneohe Bay, HI , VP-4 (Anti-submarine patrol squadron-P-3 aircraft); Oklahoma City, Okla., Tinker AFB (Center For Naval Aviation Technical Training-instructor duty); Point Mugu, Calif., VAW-113(Carrier Airborne Command and Control- E2C aircraft). Chief Hall grew up in northwest Bedford County, where his parents, Kenneth and Gail Franks, still reside today. (Submitted photo)
Hello World: Logan Blake Spence (11/30/14)
Robert and Ashley Spence of Smyrna announce the birth of a son, Logan Blake Spence, on Oct. 24 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. The baby boy weighed 7 1/2 pounds. He is the grandson of Mike Spence of Shelbyville, DeNice Carter of North Carolina and the late Kellie Werner. He is the great-grandson of Robert and Mignon Spence of Shelbyville...
Gashaw, Clark are wed (11/23/14)
Jennifer Nicole Gashaw and William Douglas Clark, both of Shelbyville, were united in marriage on the afternoon of Oct. 11 at Whitney Chapel at Parish Patch in Normandy. The bride is the daughter of Kelvin and Debbie Gashaw of Shelbyville. The groom is the son of Townie and Samantha Clark of Shelbyville...