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  • By Josey Crew

  • Candles will glow Sunday, Dec. 9 when tens of thousands of bereaved parents, siblings, grandparents, relatives, and friends around the globe will join together to light remembrance candles to honor the memories of children who have died, but will never be forgotten.

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  • Clarence Spalding, president of Spalding Entertainment and Lebanon native, was named the "Manager of the Year" Wednesday of last week by the Country Music Association in Nashville.
    Spalding was one of several winners of CMA's touring industry honors known as the SRO (Standing Room Only) Awards, which were presented by superstar artist and radio personality Kix Brooks and CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore during "The 42nd Annual IEBA Conference" in conjunction with the presentation of the IEBA Awards and Hall of Fame Induction in Nashville.

  • By Dr. David B. Whitlock

    "I went back upstairs one more time and said 'goodbye' to my room. I'm ready to go now."
    Dave's words were my signal: Cutting my eyes towards him as he walked to his car, I turned on the headlights in the early morning dawn, put the U-Haul in gear, and we all - Dave, Lori, Madi, and I - headed south, caravan style.

  • A shoebox can do a lot more than hold shoes. For individuals and churches who participate in Operation Christmas Child, those boxes become a way to share faith and love with children worldwide.
    "It's operated by the ministry Samaritan's Purse," said Dan Durham, the pastor at Stewart's Creek Baptist Church.

  • Youth rally
    New Beginnings Community Church in Springfield will be having a youth rally at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20, featuring Steadfast and Daniel Cook from Elkhorn Baptist Church in Campbellsville. Everyone is invited.

    Revival

  • Amanda and Michael Leathers of Lebanon announce the birth of a 6-pound, 6-ounce son, Dylan Michael Leathers, born Aug. 27, 2012, at Norton Suburban Hospital.
    Maternal grandparents are Ricky and Loretta Bradshaw of Lebanon. Paternal grandparents are Freddie and Dee Leathers of Lebanon. Great-grandparents are Dorothy Bradshaw and the late Jimmy Bradshaw, the late Marian and J.E. Thompson, the late Elmer and Mickey George and the late Fred and Jo Leathers.

  • Josh and Jessica Wise of Lebanon announce the birth of a 3-pound son, Nicholas Eli Wise, born Sept. 15, 2012, at Norton Hospital.
    Grandparents are Troy and Barbara Crawford of Lebanon, Stewart and Juanita Wise and Gordon and Sheila Caldwell, all of Campbellsville.
    Great-grandparents are Bonnie McCarty of Perryville, Pauline Wise and Sandy Rainwater of Campbellsville and Helen Cook of Lebanon.
    Nicholas Eli has one brother, Hunter Levi.

  • Derrick and Sarah Brussell of Lebanon announce the birth of a 6-pound, 2-ounce son, Charles Easton Brussell, born Sept. 24, 2012, at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Beverly Mattingly. Paternal grandparents are Chuck and Paula Brussell. Great-grandparents are Marcus and Elizabeth Ann Clark, the late Herbert and Annie Mattingly, the late Sollie and Pauline McMurtry, and Anna Brussell and the late Charles Brussell.

  • St. Joe Prep Alumni
    St. Joe Prep Alumni Association will have their annual Fall Cook In on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Bardstown. Social hour starts at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Meat and drinks will be furnished. Annual meeting will follow dinner. All undergraduates and friends of St. Joe are welcomed. For more information and cost, contact John Cecil  (502) 348-6522 or Otis Ballard (502) 348-5837.

    Class of 1977

  • Monday, Oct. 22: Chicken cacciatore, noodles, spaghetti, green beans, roll, mixed fruit.
    Tuesday, Oct. 23: Chicken fried beef steak, mashed potatoes, lima beans, pear halves, bread.
    Wednesday, Oct. 24: Pork roast loin, new buttered potatoes, buttered spinach, pineapple chunks, roll.
    Thursday Oct. 25: Pizza Day.
    Friday, Oct. 26: Honey glazed baked chicken, baked sweet potato, seasoned cabbage, fruit cobbler, bread.
     

  • Fall has arrived with 2 threats of frost so far (but none that materialized for the farm). Frost is inevitable, of course, it happens every year so let's get organized for the return of our tropical to the not-so-great indoors.

  • By Susan Spicer

    Do you have a mini muffin pan? If not, you'd better run out and get one so you can try these yummy recipes.
    The Taco Tarts are delicious, and will disappear so fast you won't believe it.  They are very easy to make, and would be a great first recipe for young cooks-to-be. My experience is that kids really like these.

  • By Dennis Morgeson

    Fertilizing your lawn is a good way to maintain a healthy turf. You should fertilize every year. Fertilizing your lawn helps maintain a uniform, dense, green, turf and reduces weed problems. The good effects of fertilizing can be lost if you fertilize at the wrong time. Low maintenance turf requires one application of fertilization in late October or anytime in November for most grass types.

  • The Marion County Arts and Humanities Council will be holding their 8th annual art auction on Friday, Oct. 14, at Henning’s Restaurant. The event will begin with dinner at 6:30 p.m., with live music to accompany the meal. Advance tickets are still available at Family Frame Shop, Farm Bureau or any of the arts council members. Come early and preview the auction items.

  • The theme for the 2012 Window Decorating Contest is “Marion County...the crossroads of good spirits & hospitality”. Your window should reflect this theme.
    Have your windows decorated by Monday, Sept. 17. If your business is located outside the Lebanon downtown area, contact the chamber to let them know you will be participating.
    The winner will receive $50 and a certificate for the best decorated window. The winner will be announced on Monday, Sept. 24 at 1 p.m.