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Today's Features

  • Betty Wheatley and Walter Leon Wheatley Jr. of Springfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katherine Lee Wheatley, to Jason Henry Goodpaster, son of Ruthie and Rick Goodpaster, of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky.

    Wheatley is a 2001 graduate of Washington County High School and University of Kentucky. She is employed at Neogen Corporation in Lexington, Kentucky.

    Goodpaster is a 1999 graduate of Montgomery County High School. He is employed at Big Lots in Lexington.

  • Samuel Edward IV and Jessica Combs Lee of Lexington announce the birth of 7-pound, 13-ounce son, Samuel Edward Lee V, born March 3, 2017, at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington.

    Maternal grandparents are Ray and Willa Combs of Lexington. 

    Paternal grandparents are Samuel Edward III and Mary Susan Lee of Lebanon.

    Samuel Edward has a sister, Lydia.

  • Mackville Boosters

    Today was potluck. Forty-three gathered to enjoy a great meal. 

    Betty Jean Chesser was a first-time visitor. I think she had a good time. We hope she comes again real soon. 

    Those mentioned with health concerns were John Milton Jr., Johnny Harmon, Kenneth Riley, Sammy Lambert, Paul Coulter, Ralph Coulter, Joyce Powell, Johnny Curtis, Jack Harmon, Karen Anderson, Clifton Wheatley, Mary Chesser, Bobby Chesser and Aaron Stamper. 

  • The Democratic Woman’s Club of Washington County held its monthly meeting March 18, at Mordecai’s. The meeting was well attended, with several new members joining us. 

    Beth Gore led the group in finalizing its mission statement. Discussion for completing guiding principles for the group was begun. The next meeting will be April 15, at the Washington County Public Library. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • It was another cool day for our meeting last week, but I know spring is just around the corner. A wonderful time was had by all this week. Forty-seven boosters enjoyed a great catered meal. 

    We welcomed first-time visitors, Bro. John McDaniel and his wife, Diane. 

    Our prayer list of sick are Barbara Turpin, John Milton Jr., Johnny Harmon, Kenneth Riley, Glen Best, Everett Lee Russell, Kevin Russell, William Smock, Joan Kibler, Dewayne Case, Larry Joe Scott, Paul Coulter, Johnny Curtis, Sammy Lambert, William E. Hardin, Mike Bugg and Joe Wilson. 

  • Born Stanley Young of Nelson County in 1831, Stanley visited the area of Meade County as a child.  His mother’s brother, William Marsh, resided there.  While visiting Marsh, Stanley’s father, St. Clair Young and Marsh got into an argument at the dinner table.  Marsh grabbed a carving knife, and while Stanley looked on, stabbed St. Clair Young to death.  Stanley was nine years old, but vowed to avenge his father’s murder. 

  •  Nena and Billy Olivier of Springfield announce the birth of their son on Dec. 9, 2012 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Landon Carter Olivier weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches in length.

    Maternal grandparents are Charles and Wanda Tharp of Lebanon.

    Paternal grandparents are Jean and Randy Porter of Lebanon.


  • The Rise Youth Group from Washington County Schools came on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 21.
     
    They sang Christmas songs, played the piano, and presented everyone with a gift and a card. Everyone had a great time with the students. We appreciated what they did for us. It’s great to have young people together with adults. You can see the event on Central Kentucky Television on Channel 6.

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    Kathryn Rae Mattingly and Michael Daniel Webster were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012 at My Old Kentucky Home State Park. The Honorable John G. Mattingly II officiated.  

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    Amanda and Robert Holderman of Springfield announce the birth of their daughter on Dec. 1, 2012 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville.


    Rebecca Lynn Holderman weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Tony and Mary Faye Spalding of Springfield.
    Paternal grandparents are Wes and Kathy Holderman of Springfield.