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Today's Features

  • Virginia Ellen Mattingly and Clint Lee Varnell were united in marriage at 7 p.m. June 4, 2010, at My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown. Rev. Lawman Chibundi officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Perry and Marvell Mattingly of Lebanon and the granddaughter of Sally Mattingly of Lebanon and Pauline Cambron of Bardstown.
    The groom is the son of Ed and Bonnie Varnell of Bardstown and the grandson of Georgia Varnell of Roswell, New Mexico.

  • Scott Alexander and Cece Gardiner of Lebanon announce the birth of a 7-pound, 2-ounce daughter, Elin Karyn Gardiner, born Nov. 19, 2010, at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are Linda Blair of Loretto and Louis Blanford of St. Francis.
    Paternal grandparents are Elmer and Faye George of Lebanon.
    Elin Karyn has one brother, Jaxon.

  • Ke’Avia Adams celebrated her 5th birthday Nov. 7, 2010. She is the daughter of Christina Sanders and John Adams and the granddaughter of Diane Sanders. She had five brothers, Cash and Max Taylor and John, Zachary and Chaedyn Adams, and one sister, Ambrasia Adams.

  • Here is a copy of the talk that I wrote for our Women’s Ministry Program at our church that I would like to share.
    We started our Women’s Ministry Program at church with our theme being “Spring Cleanup For Heart and Soul”, Psalms 51:10.
    We know in order to help others we have to start this cleanup, beginning with ourselves.
    The first thing I am going to do is ask God for guidance.

  • Contemplative Prayer Day
    The St. Catharine Motherhouse monthly Contemplative Prayer Day will be from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11.  Featured this month will be a presentation on the Mystic:  Meister Eckhart and His Way of Prayer, led by Sr. Elaine Shaw-Cote’   Included in the day will be Centering Prayer Sessions, Silence, Meditative Walks, Discussion after the presentation, private prayer, book display, and ending with a sharing on the day and a blessing. Bring bag lunch. No registrations required.

  • Election ballots for local Farm Service Agency committee members were mailed for Local Administrative Area 2 on Nov. 5.
    The election of responsible agricultural producers to FSA committees is important to all farmers, whether large or small.
    It is critical that every eligible producer take part in the upcoming election because county committees are direct links between the farm community and the Unites States Department of Agriculture.

  • 135 years ago
    Dec. 1, 1875
    Progress report
    From the Bradfordsville correspondent: Our mill at this place is doing a fine business, running day and night. And its new owner, Mr. Terhune, judging from the way he makes things move, expects to make it grind if there’s any grind in it. This mill is now new and splendidly equipped, having a force pump that sucks water from the Rolling Fork, a distance of 350 yards. This certainly is a great improvement as, heretofore water had to be hauled in wagons.

  • By Monica Ruehling

    Anniversaries are a time to celebrate; a time to think about the successes of the past years, to analyze strengths found, rejoice in bonds made, and to dream about the future.
    November marks the 10th anniversary of the National Family Caregiver Support Program, created in November 2000 by an amendment to the Older Americans Act.
    It is fitting this month is also designated as National Family Caregiver Month and when the NFCSP was created.

  • By Kay Turpin

    Dogs and cold weather - that means its time to take stock of your dog’s outdoor shelter. You may have wondered if dogs get cold in the winter.
    The short answer is yes, some breeds more so than others.
    So, in order to protect our best friends, let’s start with the top priority, which is to make sure Rover has a doghouse where he will be warm and sheltered against the weather.

  • Preliminary statistics indicate that nine people died in eight separate crashes on Kentucky roadways during the Thanksgiving holiday enforcement period (Wednesday, Nov. 24, through Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010). Last year there were eight highway fatalities during the same time period.
    All of the crashes involved motor vehicles and four victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Hancock, Marshall (two), Owsley, Rowan, Shelby and Trigg counties. The crashes in Marshall and Owsley counties involved the suspected use of alcohol.