November 18, 2011
Donations from throughout Clark County have made a Thanksgiving meal possible for 500 families.For the past 12 years, Ark of Mercy Church of God has hosted Harvest Sunday, a special Thanksgiving service and food box giveaway. “They get the spiritual food, and the Thanksgiving meal,”¿Janice Claypoole, Ark of Mercy senior minister, said. Volunteers from the church pass out coupons at local housing projects and to other families in need, which can be redeemed after morning or evening services the Sunday before Thanksgiving.Boxes include turkey, green beans, stuffing, mashed potatoes, rolls and cranberry sauce.
December 18, 2009
Ventriloquist show benefits homeless Christian Nashville recording artist and ventriloquist Brent Vernon will perform at Winchester First United Methodist Church Friday night at 7:30. The Great Giveaway! show is a benefit for the Clark County Homeless Coalition. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for children 3-12, and group discounts are available by calling the TeenFire youth pastor, Derek Hickman, at 749-3642. Clarification A story about arson charges in Thursday's edition did not say where the fire was. The fire occurred at Lowe's in Winchester.
February 25, 2009
Josh Tackett and Daniel Ralston have achieved the rank of Boy of Valor in the Ark of Mercy P.F.C. Boys Club. The Boy of Valor rank is comparable to the level of Eagle Scout. Leaders Joel Ralston and Linville Palmer were able to achieve the rank of Men of Valor. Medals were officially awarded at the latest state rendezvous by representatives of the Church of God International Youth Department. Josh Tackett was unable to be present for the ceremony because he is currently serving in the United States Marine Corps.
May 23, 2004
Bell-Simpson Rev. Jeff and Dr. Susan Bell of Paris announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Jennifer Bell, to Matthew Joshua Simpson, the son of Michael and Carol Hoskins Simpson of Danville. Bell is 2002 graduate of Transylvania University. Her grandparents are Charlie Bell and Violet Hart, both of Somerset. Simpson is a 2002 graduate of Transylvania University. His grandparents are Hayden and Ruth Simpson of Danville and Boyd and Lela Hoskins of Liberty.
May 20, 2007
Parents announce birth Braylee Elizabeth Leffew Kyla and Bobby Leffew of Perryville announce the birth of their daughter, Braylee Elizabeth Leffew, 6:45 p.m. May 1 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 20 inches. Maternal grandparents are Michael and Ramona Neal of Danville. Paternal grandparents are Chuck and Bernita Leffew of Danville. Great-grandparents are Deetress Neal of Lepanto, Ark., Joyce Langston of Osceola, Ark., and Elizabeth Leffew of Danville.
March 28, 2012
March 28, 1987 NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Coaches from across the country rate this Final Four a toss-up. The Final Four begins today with the semi-finals at the Louisiana Superdome. No. 10 Syracuse, 30-6, faces unranked Providence, 25-8, in an all-Big East semifinal. Dr. Howard A. Thompson, humorist, will be the speaker at the annual meeting of the Clark County Homemakers Association at Calvary Christian Church, Redwing Drive. A former resident of Winchester, Dr. Thompson is a professor at Georgetown College.
April 5, 2013
Osborne and Latter Glory at Hill Street Hill Street Pentecostal Church will host Wanda Osborne with Latter Glory today and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Ark of Mercy W.O.W. Prayer Gathering Ark of Mercy Church of God, 240 Winn Ave., will host a Women of Winchester meeting at noon on the third Saturday of every month. The group will pray and seek God in intercessory prayer for the city of Winchester. For more information, call 745-0700. This month the speaker will be Vickie Spencer.
March 21, 2013
James A. Hisle, 90, husband of Elizabeth Baber Hisle, passed away at 3:25 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at the Clark Regional Medical Center. James was affectionately knows as “Sweet Pickle” and respected by many in his life on this earth for his deep love for our Lord Jesus Christ and his kind and gentle disposition. A native of Clark County, he was the son of the late Henry and Hattie Hisle. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Jim D. Hisle and Ronald E. Hisle; grandchildren, Justin Hisle, Kelly Brandenburg, Debbie Hisle, Jimmy Hisle, Chrissie Hopkins and Michelle Brushaber; brothers, Jackie Hisle, Raymond Hisle and Earl Hisle; special friends, Marlee McFadden, Kaylee Rogers and Debi Hisle; and many great grandchildren.
December 24, 2011
Grace Baptist hosts Christmas events Grace Baptist Church, 5990 Lexington Road, is hosting Christmas Eve and Christmas day worship services. The Christmas Eve service will be at 5 p.m. Saturday and the Christmas day service will be at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Ark of Mercy Christmas dinner Ark of Mercy Church of God will host its community-wide Christmas dinner at 12:30 p.m. Christmas Day at the church located at 240 Winn Ave. Christmas Eve service at Central Baptist There will be a Christmas Eve candlelight and Communion service Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. at Central Baptist Church.