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Today's Features

  • Anna Garrett Perkins and Bryan Estes are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kylee Rose Estes. She was born June 24, 2014 at LaGrange Hospital, weighing 7 lbs., 14.5 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. Her grandparents are Elizabeth Garrett and the late Robert Garrett of Ghent and Diana and Larry Estes of Owenton.  Kylee was welcomed home by her brothers Brandon, Brentan and Jerek.

  • It was like a homecoming, not only for  Pleasant Home folks, but for all Owen countians and their friends.
    As the crowd reminisced, they journeyed back and forth through time; and yesterday met today in a whirlwind of family names and places.
    Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and its community of Pleasant Home was the topic of a program presented by Ernie Stamper to a crowded room at the historical society meeting last week.

  • Andrew and Renee Glacken of Glencoe announce the birth of their daughter, Ashlyn K. Glacken.  Ashlyn was born July 2, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. She weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz. and was 17 3/4 inches long. Her paternal grandparents are William and Rhonda Glacken of Glencoe. Her maternal grandparents are Stewart and Melissa Osborne of New Liberty.

  • From 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, Cedar Hill Baptist Church and the family of Mary F. Riddle will honor her with a reception to celebrate her 100th birthday. Everyone is invited.

  • Good morning from the Branch. It’s pleasantly cool at the moment  and the sun is shining. Summer has finally arrived.
    We had a horrendous storm on both Friday and Saturday nights, thunder and lightning like I have never seen before.
    Wanda said  it damaged several things at Pat New’s and “got” Barbara’s TV.
    The storm on Saturday night on the Branch didn’t destroy anything but played havoc with all our “programmed appliances.”

  • Stephanie Nicole Powers, daughter of Dawn and Fred Powers, Jr. of Versailles, and Mark Arron Northern, son of Ernie Northern and Kathy and Gary Northern, all of Richmond were united in marriage Saturday, April 26, 2014, at The Ashley Inn, Bryantsville, with the Rev. Todd Probus of Versailles officiating the ceremony.  
    The matron of honor was Jean Allen Ellington, aunt of the bride, of Owenton. Bridesmaids were Francis Rice Hall of Lexington, and Amy Kinsler of Crestview Hills, friends of the bride.

  • I told a story at church the other day about the weightlifter who had found a sure fire way to make some extra money. He would take a lemon in his big powerful hand and squeeze all the juice out of it. Then he’d make bets that no one would be able to squeeze out even one more drop.

  • Cedar Hill Baptist
    We were blessed with wonderful services today and invite you to worship with us each Sunday morning at 9:45 for small group and 11:00 for worship.
    Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 we have ARC (Actions Reflecting Christ). We looked at God’s Grace last week and tonight (Wednesday) will be looking at “One Way.” We really enjoy growing in Christ with the children and young people.
    Sunday morning at 8:45 a.m.,  the men will have breakfast at church.