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Heather Sublett's boyfriend proposed to her, and she said YES!Photo by: Heather Sublett
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Cohen Clark was born just a few short days before the start of the pandemic, according to her mother, Courtney Isaacs. They learned how to be a family of four. Her oldest son, Lochlan, turned 3 and is fully potty trained. Courtney's husband got to work from home and help with the new baby, and her now 9-month-old has taken his first steps. The couple was also able to get some work done on their house.

"Although it was scary, and I fought some postpartum depression along the way, I now see the great opportunity we had to celebrate each moment at home," she says.
Photo by: Courtney Isaacs
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Caitie Lamb graduated from Bluegrass Community & Technical College this year. She and her husband also celebrated one year of being married and have started the process of closing on their first house together. Catie's halfway finished with a book that will potentially help young teens that may be in unhealthy relationships. She also says she has started back on blogging and is about to purchase a website to further her writing career.Photo by: Caitie Lamb
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"The birth of this sweet boy 💙" says his mother, Katie Allen.Photo by: Katie Allen
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Miche Branscum's son was named a Humane Hero for RedRover Kind News magazine.Photo by: Red Rover Magazine
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Teffany Day gave birth to her "sweet baby girl" in May.Photo by: Teffany Day
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Ashley Bingham and her boyfriend learned they are expecting!Photo by: Ashley Bingham
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Joni Blanton and her family moved into their "forever home!"Photo by: Joni Blanton
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Amy Fox now has a beautiful daughter to be thankful for this year!Photo by: Amy Fox
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Deborah Sjuts graduated from the Medical Institute of Kentucky this year.Photo by: Deborah Sjuts
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Angie Pearson now has her second grandbaby!Photo by: Angie Pearson
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Caitlyn Campbell adopted Molly from the Lexington Humane Society in May.

"She has gotten me through so much this year!" she says.
Photo by: Caitlyn Campbell
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Hollie Harrison gave birth to her first boy.Photo by: Hollie Harrison
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April O'Brien says she got one of her dream cars! She also got a new tattoo and was able to travel to places like Las Vegas, West Virginia, and Texas this year.Photo by: April O'Brien
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Natalie Runge graduated from the University of Kentucky this year and got her first teaching job!Photo by: Natalie Runge
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Ryan Cook now has a baby boy! He was born in April.Photo by: Ryan Cook
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Earlene Johnson and her husband got married earlier this year.Photo by: Earlene Johnson
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Shayla Dunn says she gave birth after years of trying!Photo by: Shayla Dunn
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Megan Redmon graduated with a degree in Accounting from Eastern Kentucky University.Photo by: Diane Redmon
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Tosha Garner married her husband this year. "I also became a stepmom to the two beauties on the left, blessing my princess with siblings," she says.Photo by: Tosha Garner
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Rebecca Henson gave birth to her beautiful baby back in May. She says it's "such a blessing!"Photo by: Rebecca Henson
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"We got married in August after having to reschedule/postpone only to have to deal with the remnants of Hurricane Laura!" says Jennifer Tipton Neaves. "Everything turned out perfect that day though!"Photo by: Jennifer Tipton Neaves
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Sarah Fitzgerald's youngest child is now a year old!Photo by: Sarah Fitzgerald
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...and her twins turned 3 years old earlier this month!Photo by: Sarah Fitzgerald
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Ashley Frye's cousin got into the University of Kentucky's College of Dentistry program. She says the news "made her year!"

"He has worked his heart out at Transy the last 4 years!" says Frye. "Myself and my whole family are IMMENSELY proud of him!!"
Photo by: Ashley Frye
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Terri Briemer graduated with an associate's degree in science. She also passed her first semester of nursing school!Photo by: Terri Briemer
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Sierra Davis's daughter, Alexis Bree, was born in May!

"Delivery with her was much different than I imagined, but she was still a huge light in a pretty dark time!" she says.
Photo by: Sierra Davis
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Hillary Godbey says she met the love of her life. The happy couple is now married!Photo by: Hillary Godbey
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Rachel Pickrell gave birth to another little girl this year. She calls it the "best thing to come out of 2020!"Photo by: Rachel Pickrell
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Heaven Wickline gave birth to her 4th daughter back in July. She also has a new niece (born in January) and nephew (born in May) to add to her growing family! Heaven moved back home to Kentucky from Florida in November after being away from home for 3 years.

"2020 has been a good year for me," she says.
Photo by: Heaven Wickline
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Ashley Garrett's fiancé finished a year of chemo and has had stable scans all year!

"We are 2 years into this fight against brain cancer," says Garrett. "God has brought him through 2 brain surgeries, strong radiation, and a year of chemo. He is doing AMAZING! He works every day, helps with laundry and dishes, and is the BEST daddy to our 2 boys. We hope that one day we will hear the words 'the cancer is gone.' I believe we will!!!"
Photo by: Ashley Garrett
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Becca Ann Robinson has used the pandemic to get in better shape. The first picture was taken in May of this year and the second is from December!Photo by: Becca Ann Robinson
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Sarah Warfield and her husband got married this year!Photo by: Sarah Warfield
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Miriah Hudson and her husband also got married this year!Photo by: Miriah Hudson
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Chasidy Callihan's son now has a baby sister!Photo by: Chasidy Callihan
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Rebecca Brock and her husband got married in October.Photo by: Rebecca Brock
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Barbara Chaney has a new addition to her family! Barbara now has another grandson.Photo by: Barbara Chaney
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Tiffany Coldiron passed her nurse Practitioner boards!Photo by: Tiffany Coldiron
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Whitney Johns graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in elementary education degree in December!Photo by: Whitney Johns
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Chanda Davis's daughter was born on January 1, 2020. She also got a certificate from the state of Kentucky being welcomed to the state of Kentucky because she was born on January 1st.

"Even with everything going on in the world, she is by far the best part of 2020," Chanda says.
Photo by: Chanda Davis
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Laura Glastetter-Stone and her daughter, Abby, both graduated from universities in May. Abby received her bachelors degree from Lindenwood University in Missouri and Laura graduated with my Ph.D. In Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Kentucky.Photo by: Laura Glastetter-Stone
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Karissa Thomas added her 4th baby girl to her family!Photo by: Karissa Thomas
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Stormi Cummins Stafford married the love of her life, Daniel, on October 10th!Photo by: Stormi Cummins Stafford
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Kortney Crowe gave birth to her 3rd baby girl on October 9th!Photo by: Kortney Crowe
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Brandis Cox moved to her new home on the farm!Photo by: Brandis Cox
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Beth Parker now has her 4th grandchild! Beth's son is a medic with the Army National Guard and was deployed to Afghanistan for a year. Their mission was cut short and he was able to safely come home after 6 months.Photo by: Beth Parker
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Stephanie Barsotti tied the knot! She married who she calls her "best friend."Photo by: Stephanie Barsotti
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Michael Riley credits the pandemic for assisting him in meeting his girlfriend. They've been dating for 8 months now.Photo by: Michael Riley
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Mallory Ann Current graduated nursing school as the president of her class. She's now working at Baptist Health in Lexington and is helping take care of people battling COVID-19.Photo by: Mallory Ann Current
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Monique Zahabi graduated from nursing school this year and has already started working in her career field.Photo by: Monique Zahabi
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William Brown had to change his wedding date four different times, and was finally able to get married on Halloween! He's now married to his wife, Bobbi, who he calls "Bayberry."Photo by: William Brown
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Sharon KeysPhoto by: Sharon Keys graduated from Bluegrass Community & Technical College with an Associate in Applied Science degree at the age of 64. She started and stopped her education throughout the years but other responsibilities got in the way. However, in 2018, an adviser told her she only needed 19 more credit hours to graduate. She graduated this December and her grandchildren were able to see her accomplishment!
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Baby Korbyn was born on September 26, 2020. He was early at 33 weeks and 2 days and spent almost a month in the NICU. His family says he's home and very healthy now!Photo by: The Mastin Family
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Jennifer Carmack and her husband, Shannon, planned to get married and thought of postponing their wedding with COVID-19. At the last minute, they decided to go to Florida and get married on the beach. Congrats to the happy couple!Photo by: Jennifer Carmack
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Carrie McDanald's first grandchild, Will, was born!Photo by: Carrie McDanald
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Jamie Bright, of Danville, power-walked the Walt Disney World Princess 5K in 60 minutes. The 57-year-old is a primary instructional assistant at Woodlawn Elementary School.Photo by: Jamie Bright
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Samantha and Kelbee Gill got married on July 4th!Photo by: Samantha and Kelbee Gill
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The couple also had their first baby in March!Photo by: Samantha and Kelbee Gill
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6-year-old Preston Adams beat leukemia and finished treatment this year! He was diagnosed when he was 3 years old. Now, he gets to live a normal life and has started kindergarten.Photo by: Amanda Adams
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After trying for many years, Mindy and Trey Greenwell received a blessing in 2020. The Frankfort couple is expecting a baby boy in April 2021 and couldn't be more excited. They also bought their first house together.Photo by: Mindy Greenwell
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Lauren Yonut married her husband, Brian, on June 24!Photo by: Lauren Yonut
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Matthew Sparks and his wife welcomed their precious baby boy into the world after four years of struggling with infertility.Photo by: Matthew Sparks
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Amy Gibson Smith is going to be a grandmother! Sarah and Clint Smith are expecting their first child together. Amy says she's been waiting for a long time for this moment.Photo by: Amy Gibson Smith
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Stephanie Taylor married the love of her life... and their dog was the ring bearer!Photo by: Stephanie Taylor
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Missy Martin and her daughter graduated from Somerset Community College in May.Photo by: Missy Martin
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Kelsey Scott welcomed her first child! She will be one next month.Photo by: Kelsey Scott
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Angela Robinson's daughter got her birthday wish... riding lessons!Photo by: Angela Robinson
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Amy Chasteen's daughter became an RN.Photo by: Amy Chasteen
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Justin and Ashley Wagers now have a new baby boy! Baby Foster was born back in May. The couple says he, by far, has been the best thing that has happened to them this year.Photo by: Justin and Ashley Wagers
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Mary Proctor is now a homeowner! Her sister is also expecting her first child.Photo by: Mary Proctor
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Mary Buffin Alcorn says she lost more than 50 pounds this year!Photo by: Mary Buffin Alcorn
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Becky Hawkins's 6th grandchild, Dawson, was born this year.Photo by: Becky Hawkins
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5 days later, her great-nephew, Eastyn, was born.Photo by: Becky Hawkins
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Brooke Rader graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in elementary education.Photo by: Brooke Rader
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Joanne Renee Watts has added a couple of goats to her family!Photo by: Joanne Renee Watts
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Samantha Sparks's family got to go to Florida and see the beach for the first time.Photo by: Samantha Sparks
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The Fields Family adopted 3 children on May 4th, 2020 over Zoom!Photo by: Kayla Renee Fields
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Dustin Robinson says he spent a lot more time hiking and working on getting better with his camera this year.

"140 hikes and counting with a couple weeks left in 2020," Dustin says.
Photo by: Dustin Robinson
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Morgan Breiner Kelly found out her family will be adding another precious baby boy to their family. She calls it the best thing to come from 2020.Photo by: Morgan Breiner Kelly
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Jessica McFerron had a quarantine wedding. She says it was just them, the preacher, his wife, and a photographer. "It was stress-free and beautiful," she says.Photo by: Jessica McFerron
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Sarah MacDonald Whitely's husband returned home from service.Photo by: Sarah MacDonald Whitely
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Kathy Ockerman Lairson was able to spend time with her new granddaughter, Layla Aubrey. Kathy also retired from her job at Toyota.Photo by: Kathy Ockerman Lairson
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Tennessee Raymer helped open Nutrishop on East High street in Downtown Lexington in June!Photo by: Tennessee Raymer
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Keely Moussette graduated from college and got her first teaching job!Photo by: Keely Moussette
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Christal Holman was blessed with another grandson in July! The baby boy is still waiting to meet his father who is currently deployed.Photo by: Christal Holman
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Sommer Dawn Calvert graduated nursing school and started her career at UK in the pediatric ICU!Photo by: Sommer Dawn Calvert
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Jenalee Zometa graduated from college and got her degree in Elementary Education.Photo by: Jenalee Zometa
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Amberly and Jake Whitaker are expecting a baby boy in May 2021!Photo by: Amberly Whitaker
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Amie Miller Moore graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Masters in Counseling, specializing in clinical mental health counseling.Photo by: Amie Miller Moore
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Jessica Anne Owsley lost 60 pounds since April! "I decided enough was enough!" she says.Photo by: Jessica Anne Owsley
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Rebecca Sloan says she got engaged to a wonderful man, bought a house, and added a rescued puppy to their household.

"This year has had many struggles, even now, but we are sure counting our blessings!" Rebecca said.
Photo by: Rebecca Sloan
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Tara Ross Custard gave birth to her 4th and last baby, Kambree James!Photo by: Tara Ross Custard
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Ruth Tutewiler bought her first new house. Congrats, Ruth!Photo by: Ruth Tutewiler
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Whitney Nicole Kunce and her husband, John, got married in September!Photo by: Whitney Nicole Kunce
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Gayle Elaine Cinnamon says she "finally" finished her Bachelor's degree and is set to begin her Master's (virtually)!Photo by: Gayle Elaine Cinnamon
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Suzanne Barker Griffith says this stray kitty showed up at her house, and she decided to keep him.Photo by: Suzanne Barker Griffith
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Sammie Pattie got engaged and recently found out she's pregnant!Photo by: Sammie Pattie
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Jessica Baker says she married her best friend, Griff!Photo by: Jessica Baker
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Rachael Premo opened a brand new business: In the Garden, Cut Flowers and Gifts.Photo by: Rachael Premo
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Gina Flygstad is adding another grandchild to her family!Photo by: Gina Flygstad