The parents of Vanessa Ayers and Dillon King announce the forthcoming marriage of their children. The bride elect is the daughter of Roland and Connie Ayers of Stinking Creek. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fancis Campbell of LaFollette and the late Clay and Ruby Ayers of Pioneer. The groom to be is the son of Dillard and Pauline King of Newcomb. He is the grandson of Lois King and the late Troy King of Primroy and Geneva Hamblin and the late SM Hamblin. The wedding is planned for Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. at the Tannery Hollow Baptist Church of Jellico. All family and friends are invited to attend.
Happy 50th Anniversary to Hiram and Bertha Thornton Jordan who celebrated on Sept. 4. They celebrated at McCloud Mountain restaurant with their son and daughter in law, Darren and Jennifer Jordan and grandsons, Aiden and Carson Jordan of Maryville. They have one daughter, Debbie Thacker of Ohio and seven grandchildren.
Happy 50th Anniversary to Delmas and Janice Powers who celebrated on Sept. 3. The couple was surprised with a large gathering of family and friends. They were surprised with food, family, and a cake with a picture of them on their wedding day. The couple lives in Adam Hollow off Stinking Creek Road. They have two daughters, two sons and six grandchildren. They are Karen Foster and husband Jeff and children, Jessi, Cody, and Mariah; Katrena Powers and son, Noah; Darrell Powers and wife, Becky and daughter, Deanna; and Darin Powers and wife, Nikki and daughter, Darian.
Cynthia Russell would like to announce the engagement of her daughter Amanda Rachelle Russell to William Colby Allen. The bride elect is the granddaughter of Rick and Judy Nelson of Speedwell. She is attending the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky and is pursuing a degree in Psychology. The groom to be is the son of Kim and Todd Allen and the grandson of Oneida Gossage all of LaFollette. He is attending the Tennessee Technology Center in Jacksboro to attain his certification in welding.
Town and Country Garden Club recently welcomed Bob Fulcher, manager of Cumberland State Park, who spoke about the trail development in progress for 300 miles. A recent addition connects Campbell and Claiborne counties.
Alice Overton, state president of Tennessee Garden Clubs encouraged members to visit the trails and support the development. The club plans to give $1,000 in the near future.
Nancy Farris was hostess, her sister Rena McAllister spoke about their Random Acts Program that collects vases and arranges flowers for patients in hospitals. Nancy Carr, daughter of Patty Carr was also welcomed as a guest. Members will meet in September at Belle Rose Garden, University of Tennessee.