James and Mareese Sanders Jr. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Contessa Sanders, to Timothy Douglas, son of Donnie Johnson Sr. and Janette (Melvin) Porter.
Sanders is a 2003 graduate of Marion County High School and is employed by Cornerstone To Learning.
Douglas is employed by TGKY.
The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Woodlawn Baptist Church, Lebanon. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.
Formal invitations have been sent.
Brian and Traci Blanford of Lebanon announce the birth of their 7-pound son, Grayson Steven Blanford, born Jan. 5, 2013 at Flaget Memorial Hospital, Bardstown.
Maternal grandparents are Marilyn Brown and David and Jeannie Brown, all of Louisville. Paternal grandparents are Steven and Carol Blanford of Holy Cross. Great-grandparents are Willie and Jessie Crume, Roy and Karen McGee, Pat and Hazel Lyvers, and Barry and Sandra Blanford.
Travis Paul Mattingly celebrated his 5th birthday April 5, 2013. He is the son of Ashley Gootee and Chad A. Mattingly of Loretto. Great-grandparents are Paul and Darnell Ruley and Rebecca Essex of Loretto and the late Gerald Essex.
Georgia Ridgeway and John Barnes, both of Springfield, announce their forthcoming marriage.
The wedding will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013 at First Baptist Church, East High Street, Springfield.
The reception will follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Springfield.
All friends and relatives are invited to attend. No formal invitations will be sent.