Sunday, August 29, 2010

Wedding Preparations

Melissa cutting out the skirt of Anna's wedding gown
Beading.... Melissa has put countless hours of work into the dress - it looks amazing!!! Invitations and stamps
The Heaths, friends from our church, gave Anna all the stamps for her invitations! Stuffing envelopes
Anna's birthday roses from Steven :)Our cousin Allie gets measured for her flower girl dress.
Sewing the flower girl's dress
Cutting out the bridesmaids' dresses

Anna's Bridal Shower

Yesterday the ladies of our church hosted a bridal shower for Anna. It was the most fun shower we have ever attended! :)
Anna with the shower hostesses
They did a wonderful job of making everything look beautiful!
These are pictures of Anna and Steven.
Cathi pins on Anna's corsage.
Anna and Mama
Some of the shower guests
Allie, our cousin Amy's daughter, is going to be Anna's flower girl.
Anna and Sarah H.
Sarah came all the way from Texas to be here for the shower.
Two adorable little boys came with their mommies to the shower.
This is Abram...
...and this is Josiah.
Mama Flo and Anna
We were happy to have several of our aunts and cousins at the shower.
Our Aunt Sheron and cousin Tiffany look at Anna's ring.
Visiting with friends
Abram, Hannah, Allie, and Amanda
Amanda, Mrs. Kirk, Laura, Anna P., Rebekah, Melissa, and Tiffany
Sarah L. and Sarah H.
Bethany and Anna
Abram, Allyn, and Deborah
Opening the gifts
Two-year-old Bethany enjoyed helping Anna open her gifts.
There were many generous friends and relatives at the shower and Anna received a lot of nice gifts. Afterwards we enjoyed helping her unload everything into their future home, but we forgot to take pictures!

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Election Day!

Jonathan and Chris Farris (A friend from church who campaigned for Wamp at the Adamsville precinct)
Sarah was the Election Judge for Stantonville.
The Stantonville poll workers
Deborah and Rebekah campaigned at the Stantonville polling location.
Melissa and Emily in Bethel Springs.
A dump truck sized bumpersticker :)
Jonathan and Amanda stood at the Selmer Civic Center, where 3 precincts voted.
When the polls closed we all met at the Courthouse to hear the election results.
Visiting with friends...waiting for the ballot boxes to be brought in from each precinct
Daddy and Mr. Cox
A sample ballot - click to view larger image
Jonathan and Michael Williams, a fellow Wamp supporter who campaigned at the polls in Michie.
Checking the numbers for the Governor's race :(
Ballot boxes begin to arrive!
Daddy and David carry Stantonville's boxes down to the basement.
Down in the basement, Alderman John Smith reads the latest County numbers
The numbers can be heard all through the courthouse and out on the lawn...
...and everyone hurries to write them down.
Melissa and Charles Lee comparing notes
Two of the Buck boys listening to the latest numbers in the Sheriff's race
Watch this video to see what it's like to be at the McNairy County Courthouse on election night!
Guy Buck - our new Sheriff! :)
Our County Mayor, Jai Templeton, was elected to serve another term... :)
...and Charles Lee was re-elected to serve on the State Executive Committee. :)
Congratulations to Sheriff-elect Guy Buck, and to all of our incumbents who were re-elected!!!