Justin and Autumn Grindle of Salem are proud to announce the arrival of Evan Blake and Connor Cole Grindle who were born Oct. 24, 2019, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

James and Ruth Ann Beaird Whetstone celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 27, 2019. A celebration was held on Thanksgiving Day with family.

The Rev. John E. and Eleanor Herd Celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 3, 2019, in Ohatchee.

Jewel and Mozell Elston of Oxford celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 20, 2019, at Western Sizzlin, Oxford.

Dr. Morgan and Karen Silvers of Oxford celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 14, 2019, at Classic on Noble. The event was hosted by their children.

Kevin Webster and Lisa Webster of Gardendale announce the engagement of their daughter, Kennedy Webster, to Jacob Smith, son of Angela Waites of Moody and Shannon Smith of Leeds.

Gwendolyn Adenia Kenney and Joseph McKinley Harris announce their wedding ceremony which was held June 29, 2019, at the Veterans Memorial Park in Oxford. They were joined by family and friends.

Shannon and Robert Quilliams were married at 4 p.m. April 27, 2019, at The Haybarn in Collinsville. Sandy Felkins performed the ceremony. Music was provided by computer.

Brian and Keitha Segrest of Anniston announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra “Allie” Segrest, to William “Will” Montgomery IV son of William “Bill” and Lisa Montgomery III of Anniston.

John and JoAnn Turner celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 8, 2019, with a surprise luncheon held at Strut’s with many friends and relatives in attendance.

Dr. Angela M. Martin and Minister Victor N. Isaacs Sr. announce their engagement with the wedding planned for June 29, 2019, at 4 p.m. at St. James Church of God in Eatonton, Ga.

Bert and Carol Oelschig of Anniston celebrated their 50th anniversary Aug. 24, 2018, at Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

Lynda Newman and Edward Gibson announce their wedding will be 7 p.m. Sept. 15,  2018, at Hotel Finial, Anniston. The Rev. Jack Ledbetter, brother of the bride-elect, will perform the ceremony. A reception will follow.

Camden Snider of Alexandria and Jay Presley of Wellington were married May 12, 2018, at The Hotel Finial. Brother Jake Brown performed the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Phillip D. Snider Jr. Music was provided by violinist Madison Foster.

Ken and Martha Swader of Weaver recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

John and Anne Kaminski of Indialantic, Fla., announce the engagement of the daughter, Brenna Kaminski, to Joshua Pritt, of Melbourne, Fla., son of Noah Pritt and Ms. Vicky Pritt, both of Oxford.

Larry and Peggy Henderson recently celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary. The happy couple participated in a vow renewal ceremony officiated by the Rev. Allan Wiley to commemorate this milestone.

Mr. and Mrs. George Frederick Verdone Jr. of Charlotte are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Ellen Verdone, to Thomas David Cunningham III (Todd), son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas David Cunningham Jr. of Jacksonville.

Mr. and Mrs. Wade Sprouse of Piedmont announce the engagement of their daughter, April Lynn Iliff, to Christopher Scott Ivey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Ivey of Spring Garden and the late Mrs. Pamela Tyree, formerly of Piedmont.

William “Pete” H. and Jewell Aderholdt Magouyrk of Anniston celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary Feb. 2.

Ted and Joyce (Pullen) New of Lincoln celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary Dec. 28, 2017, in Meridian, Miss. The event was hosted by their children.

Tim and Linda (Mosley) Vanderploeg of Ohatchee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 10, 2017, at Whites Gap Baptist Church. Their children and grandchildren hosted the event and was attended by family and friends.

Nikole Christopher and Mitchell Raines of Anniston were married Oct. 28, 2017, at the Life Center Church. The Rev. Bolton performed the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by Patrick Christopher.

Jennifer Payne and Mark Fiquett of Indiana (formerly of Anniston) were married Oct. 27, 2017, in Indiana. Mary Smith was the officiant of the ceremony.