Today's Features

  • 75 years ago  March 13, 1936
    Prefers dry status
    More than 100 citizens of Bradfordsville, including many leading businessmen and farmers, attended a mass meeting held at the Christian Church there Friday and entered a protest against the establishing of a liquor dispensary within the corporate limits of the town.

    New engine arrives



  • The Kentucky Cancer Program District Cancer Council is launching a public awareness campaign to increase colon cancer screening with “Dress in Blue Day” on Friday, March 4. Council partners are joining organizations, businesses, schools and churches throughout the community to encourage everyone to wear blue. Activities will continue throughout the year to provide education and special programs.  


    Robert and Shirley Lynch celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 10, 2011, at a reception for their family at their home.
    The Lynches were married on Feb. 10, 1961, in Louisville by Rev. Tom Devinie.
    Mr. Lynch is semi retired from Southern States. Mrs. Lynch is the former Shirley Powell and retired from Lebanon Baptist Church.
    The couple has three children, Robbie Lynch of Bloomfield, Pam Mullins of Bradfordsville and Tonya Helms of Lebanon. They also have 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

  • Burchell
    Steven and Kelley Burchell of Lexington announce the birth of an 8-pound, 6-ounce son, Camden Michael Burchell, born Feb. 7, 2011, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
    Grandparents are Larry and Dale Burchell of Campbellsville and Mike and Candy Barber of Lexington. Great-grandparents are Ada Thompson of Loretto and Beulah Burchell of Bradfordsville.

  • ‘Prayer Fair’
    The Sanctuary of Lebanon United Methodist Church will be open from 9 a.m. to midnight on Friday, March 4 for a ‘Prayer Fair”.  Various prayer stations will be set up around the Sanctuary to help you focus your prayers, and hosts will be present to answer any questions you might have.  The entire community is invited to come out and pray. You can stay an hour or a minute. Lebanon United Methodist Church is located at 236 North Spalding Avenue.

    ‘Fearless Life’

  • By Marnie McAllister

    Dennis A. May, who was ordained a deacon Feb. 19 at St. Augustine Church, felt called to the diaconate after he started ministering to prisoners in Marion County.
    His ministry in local jails and prisons began about nine years ago when someone he knew was arrested. He discovered that Catholic inmates weren’t receiving the Eucharist or any other form of Catholic ministry.