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Archives 03-15-2006

Marriage Licenses



Maddox F. Garret Ledbetter

Brian and Renee Ledbetter, of Monroe, proudly announce the birth of their son, Maddox F. Garret Ledbetter, who arrived December 2, 2005, weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz.

Welcoming home the new arrival were his big sisters, Caitlin and LexieLou, and his big brother, Levi.


Zachary Tyler McMillen

John and Ashley McMillen, of Livingston, proudly announce the birth of their son, Zachary Tyler, who arrived December 12, 2005, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

He weighed 7 lbs. 6.5 oz. and measured 21 inches in length.

His grandparents are Sarah McMillen of Livingston, John and Sue Ivey of Oneida, and the late Kenneth McMillen. He is the great-grandson of Maggie Brand of Calhoun City, MS, and Bill and Doris Ivey of Chattanooga.


Mason Blaine Rich

Shannon and Noel Rich of Oceanside, CA, proudly announce the birth of their son, Mason Blaine, who arrived February 22, 2006, at the Naval Hospital in Camp Pendleton.

He weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 20.5 inches long.

His grandparents are Pat Rich of Livingston, Jan Rich of Monroe, Trudy Runner of Santee, CA, and the late Perry Rich.


Kailyn Abigale Stevens

Brad and Kristy Stevens, of Cookeville, proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Kailyn Abigale Brooke, who arrived January 23, 2006, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

She weighed 9 lbs. 14.1 oz. and measured 21.25 inches in length.

Also welcoming home the new arrival was her big sister, Isabella.

Her grandparents are Jody and Vicki Stevens of Livingston and Kenneth and Mary Geesling of Hilham. She is the great-granddaughter of Elise White.


Allison Claire McMahan

Ken and Vicki McMahan, of Nashville, proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Allison Claire, who arrived February 20, 2006, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.

She weighed 8 lbs. 1 oz. and measured 20 inches in length.

Her grandparents are Woody and Charlene McMahan of Livingston and Glenn and Judy Beckwith of Nashville.

Allison was named after her great-grandmother, Ovella Allison Beckwith of Brush Creek.


Marriage Licenses

Clifford Paul, Alpine, and Carolyn Clark, Livingston.

Robert Lamb, Cookeville, and Ashley Moore, Livingston.

Jeremy James Laycock, Rickman, and Melissa Ann Payne, Cookeville.

Shawn Tidey and Emily Rosanne Schwab, both of Livingston.

Kenny Michael Harvey and Tonya Kaye Murphy, both of Monroe.



Miss Porterfield and Mr. Adams exchange vows Feb. 8 in Gatlinburg

Miss Patricia Ann Porterfield, of Christiana, given in marriage by her son, Shawn Barrett, became the bride of Mr. Jason Wayne Adams, of Livingston, on February 8 in front of family at The Little Log Cabin Wedding Chapel in Gatlinburg.

The bride is the daughter of William and Thelma Porterfield of Christiana.

The groom is the son of Mattie Carol Holman of Livingston.

Serving as maid of honor was the bride's daughter, Jessie Barrett. The bride's sister, Joyce Harris, served as bridesmaid.

The groom's brother, Chris Adams, served as best man, and the groom's oldest son, Jacob Adams, was groomsman.

Jonah Adams, the groom's youngest son, served as ring bearer.

After honeymooning in Gatlinburg, the newlyweds are making their home in Livingston.



Miss McDonald and Mr. Tharp to unite in matrimony June 17

Miss Ashley Nicole McDonald and Mr. Michael William Tharp proudly announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Doug and Lisa McDonald of Hilham. She is the granddaughter of Helen Dailey of Hilham, Lucille McDonald of Hermitage Springs, the late Deward Dailey, and Thomas McDonald.

The future groom is the son of Mike and Barbara Tharp of Hilham. He is the grandson of M.C. Pennington of Hilham, Beulah Tharp of Hilham, the late Lester Pennington, and the late William and Alice Tharp.

The wedding will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 17 at Hardy's Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.

Formal invitations will be sent.


Miss Bussell and Mr. Wilson to exchange wedding vows April 8

The parents of Jenny Bussell, of Cookeville, and Josh Wilson, of Rickman, proudly announce the couple's engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Fred and Judy Bussell of Cookeville. She is the granddaughter of Thelma Bussell of Cookeville, the late B.J. Bussell, and Eleanor Hafner.

She is a 2000 graduate of Cookeville High School and a 2004 graduate of Tennessee Tech University, where she earned a degree in finance. She is employed at First National Bank of Tennessee.

The future groom is the son of Donald and Dawn Wilson of Rickman. He is the grandson of Carlie and Betty Hicks of Rickman and the late John Ed and Mary Alice Wilson.

A 1999 graduate of Livingston Academy, he is employed with Coca-Cola Enterprises.

The wedding will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 8 at Netherland Church of Christ in Rickman.

All friends and relatives are welcome to attend.

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