As many Southern brides do, young Laura had a bridal portrait session at some point before her wedding. I don't know if the photo was displayed at the reception (I find this an odd tradition -- I don't think Mom did it, but it's possible), but they obviously sent the picture along to the paper so her portrait could run alongside the announcement in the Kingsport Times-News the day after the wedding. Here's the clip:
What a headline, huh? These small-town wedding announcements are serious stuff! Here's a better look at Mom's pretty portrait:
Isn't my mama lovely?