Ray and Mary Jane Nugent will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Oct. 12, 2014.
Ray is retired from General Electric in Louisville. Mary Jane is the former Mary Jane Cissell and is retired from the Marion County Public School System. They have two children, Joe Nugent and Julie Robinson and are expecting two grandchildren.
Bentley and Ashley Blair of St. Louis, Mo. announce the birth of an 8-pound, 1-ounce son, Bentley Russell “Russ” Blair Jr. born July 30, 2014.
Maternal grandparents are Randy Roberts of St. Louis, Mo. and the late Nancy Roberts. Paternal grandparents are Benny and Mary Anne Blair of Lebanon.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ray Shouse Sr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 1, 2014. They celebrated with a family dinner on Aug. 3. Attending the party were their children, grandchildren, family, and friends.
Alice retired from Jane & Linda Sewing Factory. Ray retired from American Fuji Seal.
Benedict-Shewmaker reunion was held Sunday, Sept. 14 at Masonic Temple in Lebanon.
There were 72 family members present and one guest. Oldest member present was Lorene Bagwell. Youngest present was Grant Mathis from Berea. Traveling the furthest was Marvin and Marsha Phipps of Dublin, Ohio.
The 2015 reunion will be held on the second Sunday of September 2015.