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Today's Features

  • John Gaines and Casey Wright would like to welcome their new baby girl, Sophia Nichole Gaines. She was born June 18, 2012 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center, weighing 6 lbs. and 6 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Angela Saxena. Maternal grandparents are DeeAnna Wolfe and Steve Wright and paternal grandparents are Gary Gaines, Amanda Gaines and Barbara Daniels.

  • “Pickin’ up pawpaws, puttin’ ‘em in your pocket,
    Way down yonder in the pawpaw patch.”

    The preservation of our history includes passing down family stories and songs, and recording important events. But another vital element of preserving our past is planting and cultivating heirloom flowers, crops, and trees. This piece of our history also keeps our traditions alive and serves to enrich our lives.

  • Shane and Rita Power of Owenton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Brooke Power, born Monday, March 26, 2012, at 11:43 p.m. at Frankfort Regional Hospital in Frankfort. She weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. Her maternal grandparents are Melba Taylor of Carrollton, and John and Charlotte Carter of Trimble County; paternal grandparents, Scott and Joan Power of Owenton; and her great-grandparents are Katherine Carter of Carrollton and Eula “Poppy” Perkins of Owenton.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Glen Dunavent request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter, Stacy Kay Dunavent, to Jarrod Martin Lilly, son of Ms. Rebecca Hammond and Mr. and Mrs. Marty Lilly. The wedding will take place at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Invitations have been sent to out-of-town guests only. A reception will follow on the farm of Glen and Joyce Dunavent on Hwy 22

  • “Knee high by the fourth of July.”

    So goes this old saying that supposedly determines whether a corn crop will be plentiful for the year. However, many factors contribute to the success of raising a good corn or any other crop, and weather is one vital part of the equation.

  • Jackie Manns of Frankfort and Billy Jo Stewart of Monterey are happy to announce their upcoming wedding.
    The ceremony will be held on Friday, July 13, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. and will take place at Switzer Bridge in Frankfort.
    All family and friends are welcome to attend. A wedding reception will follow at Roses Pub in Frankfort behind Farmer’s Bank on East Main.

  • I have been helping John with the underpinning of his back porch. Charity went to Indiana on Friday to visit her parents. Saturday was her mother’s birthday. I went to church Sunday and did the usual things to keep busy, mostly reading. The mowing has come to a screeching halt. The grass has quit growing and is turning an ugly tan. The creek has dried up. I awoke to news that “Debby” had hit the coast of Florida with 10 inches of rain, high winds and spawned tornados. I’d just like to see a couple inches of rain.

  • Displaying a variety of colors and sizes they proudly lined up side by side. Some quite obviously showed their age, and although they certainly had more experience, nevertheless they didn’t seem to mind sharing the limelight with the younger set. They boasted names such as Minneapolis Moline, Farmall, Allis-Chalmers, Power King, Massey-Ferguson, and Ford 8N.

  • Troy and Shanna Osborne of Owenton and Tammy and Eddie Turner of Lawrenceburg, Ind., would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sondra Danielle to Ben Davies, son of Mike and Amy Davies of Dewberry, Ind.
    The bride to be is currently attending Brown Mackey College and will graduate in July 2012 with a degree in veterinary technology. Danielle is employed at Lawrenceburg Veterinary Clinic and she is a 2008 graduate of Lawrenceburg High school.