For Valentine's Day: An Eastern Ky. Couple Married in Hazard Grocery Store

Feb 14, 2014

Whether they opt for a traditional ceremony, something a bit more offbeat, or even a short courthouse certificate signing, pretty much every bride-and groom-to-be has an ideal wedding. But one couple in eastern Kentucky never imagined their wedding would take place…in a grocery store. 

Kristina Hall, Judge Leigh Anne Stephens and Clinton Stacy.
Credit Frankie Steele

Brendan McCarthy from the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting brings us this audio postcard of the Stacy's, who, with winter weather closing roads and courts, couldn't find a judge to sign their soon-to-expire marriage certificate…until a lucky encounter at the Hazard Food City.

Read more, see more pictures and a video of the couple