March 6, 2013
Billy Craig Oakes, 86, of Lancaster, died Monday, March 4, at The Christian Care Center in Lancaster. Born Monday, May 17, 1926, in Lincoln County, Billy was a son of the late William C. and Alberta Lunsfurd Oakes. He was a carpenter, a member of the Lancaster Church of the Nazarene and a Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife Lorraine McQueary Oakes; daughters, Sandra Oakes, Debra (William) Arnold, Patricia (Larry) Combs, Sheila Oaks and LaLana Oakes; a son, Donald Oakes; and a sister, Allene Grover.
November 14, 2012
Nora Shearer Sheron, 83, of Stanford, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, at home. Born July 8, 1929, in Boyle County, Nora was a daughter of the late Wesley and Mary Case Shearer. She was the widow of Rev. James Sheron, Sr., the co-owner, with her husband, of the Shopworth Food Center in downtown Stanford and a seamstress at Palm Beach in Danville. Nora was a member of the Somerset First Church of the Nazarene. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jolene Edwards; two brothers; and a sister.
August 1, 2012
Chaplain Kevin L. Dean enlisted in the Navy Reserve in 1989. He served for 14 years as a Religious Program Specialist (E-6) assigned to various Marine Corps units and was mobilized to the 2d Marine Aircraft Wing in support of Operation Desert Storm. In 2003, Dean was commissioned into the US Navy Chaplain Corps and was promoted to lieutenant, junior grade (O-2). In 2005, he accompanied Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 24 (Seabees) to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Dean was mobilized for 14 months in 2009 as the rear echelon chaplain for the II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group in Camp Lejeune, N.C., where he served 6,000 marines and sailors, and their families.
December 5, 2011
Jessie Ward Dick, 90, of Science Hill, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, at her residence. Born March 20, 1921, in Norwood, Jessie was a daughter of the late Eli and Ollie Webb Ward. She was a retired seamstress from Palm Beach, a member of Science Hill Church of the Nazarene and the widow of Floyd F. Dick. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Ward; and a sister, Ora Phelps. Survivors include two sons, Bill (Sandi) Dick of Science Hill and Larry (Marie) Dick of Somerset; four grandchildren, Billy (Michelle)
November 18, 2011
El Bethel hosts dinner El Bethel United Methodist Church, 5529 Trapp Goff's Corner Road, will host a potluck dinner 6 p.m. Sunday. Meat, drinks and bread will be furnished. The public is invited. Tribute Quartet at Nazarene church Winchester Church of the Nazarene, 1691 Iron Works Road, will host The Tribute Quartet Sunday at 6 p.m. The public is invited. Women of Winchester prayer gathering There will be an intercessory prayer gathering today at noon at Ark of Mercy Church of God, 240 Winn Ave. Carol Jean Clem will speak and there will be a free lunch.
September 30, 2010
Property transfers recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. "Sonny" Spoonamore IV. David M. and Susan M. Graham to Tracey D. Pittman, property on East Main Street, Stanford, $64,400. CitiMortgage Inc., Christopher E. Derry and Ashley Derry, by and through Edward G. May, Master Commissioner of the Lincoln Circuit Court, to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, lot No. 14, North Moreland Place Addition, $140,240. James C. Carrier to James C. Carrier and Kayla S. Robbins, 0.3045 acre on KY 328, gift, fair market value of property conveyed is $19,000.
May 15, 2009
Lincoln County has been chosen to receive $8,777 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. These funds have been made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The Local Board will determine how the funds awarded to Lincoln County are to be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area. Lincoln County has distributed Emergency Food and Shelter funds previously with Blue Grass Community Action Partnership, Stanford Church of Nazarene and American Red Cross participating.
March 6, 2009
By Buford Edwards II On Sunday, March 1, Stanford Nazarene Church had 59 in attendance for Sunday school, 122 in attendance for the Sunday morning worship service, as well as 72 in attendance for Sunday night's service as we gathered in a time of praise and worship and celebration in the blessings of the Lord. The Lord is moving at the Stanford Nazarene Church, and due to growth in our congregation, we have established a building fund. We are looking to build a brand new facility, but need your help!