• BIRTH - Bell: It’s a boy!

    Sara Craven and John Bell of Louisville announce the birth of their son at 4:44 a.m. Oct. 28, 2011 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.

    Sutherland Robert Bell weighed 4 pounds, 15 ounces and was 17 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Mark and Susan Koester of Springfield and Donnie Craven of Louisville.
    Paternal grandparents are the late Robert and Theresa Bell.

  • Rudolph Carey celebrates 97th birthday with family dinner

    Rudolph Carey, Springfield, celebrated his 97th birthday on Feb. 10, 2012, with a dinner given by his family.

    Pictured with him are his five great-grandchildren, front row: Ian Trusty, Rudolph Carey and Gibson Carey; back row: Declan Hamm, Morgan Trusty and Brannon Hamm.

  • Kailey Gabhart is four-years-old

    Kailey Gabhart, daughter of Brian and Terry Gabhart of Mackville, celebrated her fourth birthday on Feb. 29, 2012 with a family birthday party.

  • Avery Adams celebrates Leap Year birthday

    Avery Adams is having his first actual birthday today, Leap Day, Feb. 29.

    He is now four-years-old and celebrated his birthday Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at Go Go Gorilla’s Fun Center in Danville with family and friends.
    He is the son of Bill and Beth Adams of Lebanon, brother of Camden Adams, and the grandson of Charles and Mary Jean Jeffries of Lebanon and Lula Mae Adams of Springfield.

  • Washington County High School students of the week

    The following students from Washington County High School were selected as Students of the Month. Sponsored by FRYSC, teachers nominate and vote for these students.

    Senior – Emily Marie Hutchins

    Emily Marie Hutchins is the senior student recognized this week. She is the daughter of Bill and Aggie Hutchins.

  • BIRTHS - McCain: It’s a boy!


    Nora and Michael McCain of Springfield announce the birth of their son on Jan. 12, 2012 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Patrick Curran weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches in length.
    He was welcomed home by Claire, age 4 and Will, age 2.
    Maternal grandparents are Tim and Marie Curran of Garrett, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Mike and Susan McCain of Springfield.

  • Smiths celebrate 40th anniversary


    Ronnie and Bonnie Smith celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 12.
    The couple have three children, Darrell (Kristy) Smith, Brian (Kristy) Smith and Sheila (Scott) Smith; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

  • BIRTH - Cheser: It’s a girl!

    Clay and Ann Weslen Cheser of Elizabeth-town announce the birth of their daughter on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

    Ann Clayton Cheser weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches in length.
    She was welcomed home by a brother, Matt, age 5 1/2.
    Maternal grandparents are Jackie Mattingly and Lennie Mattingly of Springfield.
    Paternal grandparents are Larry and Debbie Cheser of Harrodsburg.
    Great-grandparents are Wesley and Jean Shewmaker, Mattie Mattingly, Elaine Warner and Bobby and Mary Cheser.

  • Redinger, Elder wed


    Melinda Kae Redinger and Richard Joseph Elder were wed at 6:30 p.m. on October 1, 2011 at Central Baptist Church in Winchester.

  • BIRTH - Settles: It’s a boy!

    Becky Lay and Brian Settles of Springfield announce the birth of their son on Jan. 21, 2012 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.

    Aiden Brian Settles weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches in length.
    Maternal grandparents are Bernie and Barbara Lay of Springfield.
    Paternal grandparents are Brenda and Chris Settles of Lebanon.