John and Erin Tatum Thomas of Louisville announce the birth of a 7-pound, 3-ounce son, Anthony John Thomas IV, at Baptist Hospital East, Louisville.
Maternal grandparents are Phillip Ray and Nancy Tatum of Lebanon.
Paternal grandparents are A.J. and Sarah Thomas of Louisville.
Jack has two sisters, Hadley Grace and Harper Tatum.
Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant Dakota Meyer will be honored in public ceremonies as part of “Sergeant Dakota Meyer Week” on Oct. 2. Ceremonies will include a parade around downtown Columbia, which will lead Sergeant Meyer to Lindsey Wilson College Blue Raider Stadium. The public and media are welcome and encouraged to attend either or both the parade route or the ceremony to start at 2 p.m.
John Avery Taylor, son of Stacy Taylor of Lebanon, celebrated his 4th birthday Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. He is the grandson of Patsy and Jerry Gribbins and Willis and Anna Overstreet of Acton. His great-grandmother is Emma Wallace Overstreet of Lebanon.
John Avery has two brothers, Mitchell and Hayden Taylor.
SFHS Class of 1961
The St. Francis High School Class of 1961 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Saturday, Oct. 1 at Henning’s Restaurant at Rosewood Country Club. For more information, contact Betty Lyon at (502) 423-1069.
Junior and Johanna Mudd of Lebanon announce the birth of a 7-pound, 13-ounce daughter, Emery Jo Mudd, born Sept. 8, 2011, at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
Maternal grandparents are Shelly and Stanley Hourigan of Gravel Switch and Paul and Margaret Blanford of Lebanon.
Paternal grandparents are Fred and Sharon Mudd of Lebanon.
Great-grandparents are Carolyn Blanford and the late Junior Mudd, Al and Helen Spalding and Dorothy Mattingly and the late Wish Mattingly.
Local NCAA recruit, Craig O’Daniel, a 2011 graduate of Marion County High School, has officially been accepted into the Air Force Academy after completing basic training on Aug. 3. Cadet O’Daniel was recruited for the Air Force Rifle Team. He began classes at the Academy on Aug. 4 with a focus on engineering and leadership. Cadet O’Daniel is the son of Mitchell and Karen O’Daniel. He is also the grandson of Raphael and Lois O’Daniel and Donald and Charlotte Fenwick.