LERA HARRIS

EDMONTON – Lera Harris, age 96, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Jim Durrett and Mary Bell Oakes Durrett. Lera was a homemaker and member of the Pink Ridge Baptist Church where she professed faith in Christ at the age of thirteen. She is survived…

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River Fest

Residents of Butler County have so much to be thankful for.  One of which is a community of individuals who come together to host family-friendly events at no charge to the public.     Butler County Fiscal Court along with numerous community members worked together to put on the North Park River Fest.  This is quickly becoming…

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80 years in agriculture

What a big year for Butler County Agriculture.  Butler County Farm Bureau held their annual membership meeting on Sept. 11.  This is their 80th year of providing service to families.  Shane Wells opened the meeting and Greg Drake introduced the many visitors for the evening.    The big winners for the night were Nathan McKinney and…

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Mobile dairy classroom

Daisy, the Jersey Cow and her driver Megan Komar (mobile dairy classroom instructor) with Southland Dairy Farms out of Barren County was invited by Joe Durbin, Magistrate District 2 to come to Edmonson County and do a presentation.  Durbin said after speaking to the Commission of Agriculture Ryan Quarrels about the children in the community, he…

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Pulling and crashing time

The Edmonson County Lions Club Fair brought good times Sept. 14 and Sept. 15 to all the residents with the return of the KTPA Truck and Tractor Pull on Friday night and the much-anticipated Demolition Derby on Saturday night.  The truck and tractor pull had been taken off the schedule in the past due to low attendance,…

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MARK ELTON RUSH

SUMMER SHADE – Mark Elton Rush passed in comfort on September 18, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born July 26, 1962, and he left Kentucky when he was eighteen and served his country for the next twenty years, earning the rank of tech sergeant in the United States Air Force. He saw the…

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Lighthouse remains beacon for lovers of down-home food

By Jennifer Moonsong, Regional Manager At the Kentucky State Fair, The Lighthouse Restaurant was awarded by Kentucky Living and named one of the Best Down-Home Restaurants in the Bluegrass, something locals and tourists alike have known for a long time. “We have tried to change little things as we’ve needed to, but we’ve not changed…

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DAVID CHARLES TINNELL, SR.

EDMONTON – David Charles Tinnell, Sr., age 75, departed this life on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at the TJ Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. He was self-employed and attended the Edmonton Baptist church. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Bell Tinnell of Edmonton; one son, David (Joan) Tinnell of Campbellsville; one daughter, Jennifer Tinnell…

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The Resting American Flag

Bonnieville Elementary Assigns Students Responsibility — New Basketball Coach  Thursday, September 7, in a meeting with Bonnieville Elementary School’s principal, Ms. Georgia Bilyeu Bryson, a couple of rather important matters were discussed. Some people may have noticed The American Flag, that normally waved high in the air before the school, had been unusually neglected this…

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Remembering September 11, 2001; lessons in love

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.om Seventeen years ago, hijackers carried out the worst terrorist attack in American history. For most adults at the time, it is a day indeed burned into our memories. But 17 years is a long time for a busy, what can be done for me today-oriented society like ours, and the 9/11…

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