Ryan James Kurtz, 32, to Melissa Leah Sherwood, 31, both of Crossville.
Jonathan Neal Human, 29, to Ashleigh Lauren Metoyer, 20, both of Crab Orchard.
Nathan Randall Warner, 21, to Jadaya Lea Taylor, 18, both of Crossville.
Dennis Ray Kerns, 57, to Ramona Ann Kerns, 48, both of Crossville.
Chad Michael Creamer, 27, to Amber Nicole White, 23, both of Crossville.
William Cecil Gunter, 35, to Erin Elizabeth Page, 34, both of Crossville.
Arvil Earl Lee, 72, to Opal Wilene Turner, 72, both of Crossville.
Travis Lee Hall, 30, of Crossville, to Jennifer Rose Hollandsworth, 26, of Gurnee, IL.
Travis Thomas Berry, 23, to Jennifer Nicole Gragg, 22, both of Rockwood.
Walter Lee Russell, 28, to September Dawn Guillory, 26, both of Crossville.
Rocky Darrell Davenport Jr., 20, to Sabrena Danielle Pelfrey, 19, both of Crossville.
Jonathon Patrick Wyatt, 21, of Monterey, to Sierra Nichole Smith, 20, of Jamestown.
County honors senior volunteers
The 2013 Cumberland County Senior Volunteer of the Year Awards, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance, were recently held to recognize some of the county's most caring and dedicated volunteers. Eight organizations nominated their favorite helpers for the awards, and each received a plaque for their service to the community during a special ceremony at Fair Park Senior Center.
AROUND THE TOWN: A few of my favorite things happening this weekend
Only two weekends left before Christmas, and if you are like me, you are probably scurrying around to finish your holiday shopping and wrapping. If you want a break from the hustle and bustle of this most wonderful time of the year, then you may want to take advantage of a host of activities going on over the next few days and slow down long enough to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season.
FOL carries on tradition at next meeting
What do Pat Conroy, Markus Zusak and Ann Patchett have in common? They are best selling authors whose newest books, The Death of Santini, The Book Thief and This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage, will be reviewed at the next Friends of the Library meeting.
Adult classes available for the holiday season
Adults wanting to take a break from the holiday rush are invited to sit down and take a drawing class with Ralph Hofknecht at the Shanks Center for the Arts. Designed especially for beginning adults, Hofknecht has arranged a Christmas still life and will instruct in the technique of using colorful pastels.
Seniors to see ‘The Living Tree’
Again on Dec. 6, the members of the 127 South Cumberland Senior Center gathered together to play dominos, billiards and bingo. Numbers were called by Arlene Simmons, and the bingo prizes for were donated by Quality Health Care.
Nearly 100 come out for community dinner
Thanksgiving is one holiday that is still a time of gathering family and friends to celebrate the blessings bestowed on all during the year, in spite of the earlier and earlier “Black Friday” and now Thursday sales. Most of the residents of Uplands Village are far from their families but have an abundance of friends to join for Thanksgiving dinner — 98 to be exact this year.
A Time 4 Paws celebrates opening of new thrift store
A Time 4 Paws animal welfare organization celebrated the opening of its new retail thrift store at 1201 West Ave. recently, marking a huge milestone for this dedicated group of volunteers.
Enjoy the spirit of the season with Lucas and Friends
The hassle and bustle of the Christmas season is in full swing. Pulling out all the holiday décor, decking the halls with shiny items and tinsel with sparkling lights, and inflatable animals and snowmen in the yards. Planning the visits with family and friends means extra cleaning, baking delicious goodies and cooking big meals.
Mark your calendars for Historic Homesteads Tour of Homes
The Cumberland Homesteads Tower Association will present its Christmas Tour of Historic Homes on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 15, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Around the Town: The turkey was the easy part!
First of all, let me say a great big thank you to all of you who emailed, called, texted or stopped me in town to either wish me luck on the whole turkey thing or to ask afterwards how it went. I am very happy to report that it turned out pretty well!
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