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Today's Features

  • Harry and Martha Brock are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married March 23, 1962. The celebration will be held at Long Ridge Baptist Church in the fellowship hall at 6 p.m. on March 24. There will be a catered meal and cake for family and friends. The party is given by their daughter, Monica Brock. All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Ryan Patrick Duvall, the son of Todd and Cristi Duvall of Lawenceburg, was born Dec. 14, 2011 at 3:14 p.m., at Central Baptist Hospital.
    He was 20 inches long and weighed 7 lbs. 7 ounces

  • Miyah Grace Case was born Jan. 25, 2012 at 5:22 p.m. at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. She weighed 6 lbs. and 14 oz. and was 20 inches long.
    She is the daughter of Ricky and Laura Case of Owenton. She was welcomed home by a host of family and friends. Proud grandparents are Curt and Kim Smith and Mike and Paula Creech, all of Owenton.

  • Roots music is being revived, and the young people involved in its comeback are dedicated musicians determined to keep America’s heritage alive.
    With these words fiddler, singer, and traditional music preservationist John Harrod  poignantly connected with the audience at the March 8 meeting of the historical society.

  • Ella Ruth Mills was born Dec. 8, 2011, at 5:27 p.m. in the Frankfort Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 lbs., 9 oz. and was 20 inches long. She is the daughter of Christopher and Rebecca Mills of Owenton. She was welcomed into the world by her maternal grandparents, Donald and Glenda Allnutt of Owenton; her paternal grandparents, Homer Mills Jr. of Inez and Teresa Stapleton of Vinton, Ohio; and her great-grandparents, Nellie Gibson and Jackie Allnutt of Owenton and Dacus Sumpter and Verlie Mills of Inez.

  • Gracie Michelle Lenear was born Feb. 17, 2012. Her parents are Robert Lenear and Bobbie Jump. Her grandparents are Johnny Bob Jump, Angie Waddle and Jason, Bobby and Billie Lenear. Gracie weighed 8 lbs., one ounce.

  • The weather suits my mood this morning.
    The Cats lost Sunday and Tiger pulled something in his leg and had to withdraw from the tournament. I’m going to have to get a new hobby. I’m getting too old for all this trauma.  
    There’s really not much news this week. Johnny Bob did get out of the hospital and was moved back to Kindred Northfield Nursing Home on Hunting Road.

  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College has recognized the following students from Owen County who have achieved dean’s list honors for the 2011 fall semester.  The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the dean’s list full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.
    BCTC’s dean’s list honorees for fall 2011 from Owen County are:

  • The inscribed bronze face of the commemorative medal glistens in the bright sunlight. Embedded in a tombstone, the medal serves as a salient reminder of an American war which receives little attention from the public. A war which, had we lost, would have put America under the iron rule of England once again.

  • The Owen County Extension Office will host a series of workshops dedicated to improving life for people suffering from diabetes. “Living Well With Diabetes” will be held Thursdays at 5 p.m. at the Extension Office. Pictured are Paul Kinman, Ruth Kuingkade- RN CDE, Beulah Cornman and Beverly Miller. For more details on the workshops, call 484-5703.