Keepsakes, Nov. 22

Published 12:20 pm Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Couple celebrates anniversary

Clarence Elmer and Sue Katherine Banks Gooch, of Stanford, celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary in September 2017.

The couple was married on September 28, 1963, at the home of Juanita and Sam Banks in Burgin by the late Rev. Willie Stewart.

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They have three children, Tony Gooch of Stanford, Carolyn Jackson of Baltimore, Md., and Corey Gooch of Austin, Texas; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The couple is very thankful God has blessed their marriage of 54 years.

Sowders joins Marines

Jordan Sowders, of Danville, left for Marine Boot Camp on Monday, Nov 13. He hopes to become an MP (Military Police). Sowders is a 2015 Boyle County graduate and the son of Joey and Nikki Sowders. Pictured left to right: Joey Sowders, Mary Sowders, Nikki Sowders, Jordan Sowders, Marsha Shannon, Alexis Shannon, Melvin Shannon and Codie Sowders.


EMRMC recent births

Recent births at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center include:

Nov. 4 – A girl, Ava Jo Hella, to Jessica Carter and Joey Hurst of Stanford. A boy, Mason Ronin, to Katelyn Marie and Nathan Thomas Brown of Lancaster.

Nov. 5 – A boy, Charles Lee, to Amber and Brent Winzeler of Harrodsburg.

Nov. 6 – A boy, Dillon Scott, to Tamara and Curtis Williams of Gravel Switch. A boy, Brady Lee, to Hannah Brooke Stewart and Daniel Brent Goodlett of Harrodsburg.

Nov. 7– A boy, Joseph Jaxon, to Tabitha and Nelson Finley of Junction City. A boy, Bentley Elijah, to Stephanie and Justin Downs of Danville.

Nov. 8 – A boy, Logan Asher, to Adriana Solano and Daniel Yocum of Harrodsburg. A girl, Kinsley Faith, to Savannah and Devan Lay of Burgin.

Nov. 9 – A boy, Carson Layne, to Haley Stratton and Bobby Gastineau of Danville.

Nov. 10 –  A girl, Bailey Ann, to Stacey Margaruete Evans of Harrodsburg. A girl, Alice Faye Rayann, to Megan Bowden and Joseph Edwards of Lancaster.

Nov. 11 – A girl, Malani Marie, to Samantha Steel and Arturo Rodriguez of Liberty.

Advocate on vacation

Friends Alicia Nickens, Peggy Butcher and Margie Divert, all of Danville, recently visited Waco, Texas looking for Chip and Joanna Gaines of HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’.

The Advocate Messenger can be found in many areas around the county, but this one traveled to California. Faith and Al Atmore took an Advocate with them while on vacation in October. They made a stop at Cameron’s Pub in Half Moon Bay, Calif., and display the Advocate they had with them.

Morning Pointe

Morning Pointe of Danville took heart health matters into their own hands with a blood pressure clinic at the senior living and Alzheimer’s memory care community. In partnership with Terria Wallace, licensed practical nurse with Caretenders, the seniors were given the opportunity to learn about healthy blood pressure and measures used to help reduce and manage their risk for chronic illness.

Terria Wallace, licensed practical nurse with Caretenders, performs a blood pressure reading for June Wiley, Morning Pointe of Danville resident.