Monday, April 29, 2013

Dycusburg Fish Fry: May 19, 2013

The annual Dycusburg Fish Fry will be held Sunday, May 19 at 1 p.m. at the Dycusburg Methodist Church grounds. In case of rain, the venue will be at the Dycusburg Baptist Church Fellowship hall.

Those interested in helping should arrive at 11 a.m.

Please bring a chair. Proceeds will benefit the upkeep of the Dycusburg Cemetery.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Lamb Family Reunion Planned for Oct. 12, 2013

Lamb Reunion (2011) in Princeton, KY
The Lamb Family Reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Princeton Tourist Welcome Center in Princeton, KY. All family members (descendants of Thomas Lamb and Longshore Lamb) and friends of the family are invited to attend.

A ceremony to erect a tombstone for John Lamb and Mary (Clayton) Lamb will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 12 at the Lamb Family Cemetery in Scottsburg, KY, just outside of Princeton. Descendants of John and Mary and other Lamb family members contributed to this special project earlier this year to make funding possible for the tombstone.

After the ceremony, a catered, Southern style lunch will be served at the Princeton Tourist Welcome Center with a special guest speaker, Brenda Joyce Jerome. Jerome is well known for her extensive genealogy research, focusing primarily on Western Kentucky. She has written more than 40 genealogy volumes that have proven invaluable for researchers across the country, including for the Lamb family.

For more information, email Linda Lamb Monticelli ( or Matthew T. Patton (

Related Links

Sites of Note: Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog

The Western Kentucky Genealogy blog, authored by Brenda Joyce Jerome, has a wealth of interesting information about Western Kentucky counties.

Jerome is the author of more than 40 genealogical volumes about Western Kentucky, and maintains this blog with tidbits and photos regularly. Among the interesting updates is Tombstone Tuesday, typically with a photo of an interesting area tombstone and accompanying family documentation when applicable.

Jerome is a certified genealogist with and has devoted most of her life to genealogical endeavors.

Visit the site at