Today's Features

  • 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.


    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.  


    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.


    Michael Chilton and Kristan Yates of Harrodsburg announce the birth of their daughter at 7:58 p.m. on Nov. 21, 2012 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    Charley Elise Chilton weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18.5 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Timmy and Tracy Yates of Fredericktown.
    Paternal grandparents are Harold Wayne and Becky Chilton of Harrodsburg and Brian and Angie Young of Harrodsburg.


    Lt. Shane Carrier of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Law Enforcement Division was recently promoted to the rank of Major and will be serving as the Assistant Director of the Law Enforcement Division.


    Dawn R. Foster and Roy Brandon Curtsinger were wed at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.