Today's Features

  • Michael and Amy Courtney of Owenton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Makayla Grace Courtney. She was born June 10, 2011, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center weighing 5 pounds, 14 3/4 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

  • John Criswell and Kara Callaghan, along with family and friends, are pleased to announce their upcoming wedding Saturday, July 30, 2011. Festivities and food will take place from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at their residence with the ceremony to immediately follow. Everything is outdoors, so dress casually and comfortably. There will be no formal invitations mailed.
    Their home is located off Hwy. 22 W at 1505 Morgan Lane.

  • Bruce and Pat True will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 20, 2011

  • Seven descendants from the Smoot family and one from the Walkers were among the crowd that gathered at the I.O.O.F. Hall Thursday to hear the story of the Walker-Smoot feud. The scheduled speakers, Beth Raisor Jones and Susan Raisor Benton, had to cancel their presentation because of the recent death of their father. But Robert Walker and Lisa Smoot graciously agreed to tell the story according to what had passed down through their respective families.

  • Grills are great for cooking hamburgers and steaks. Unfortunately, many people stop there.
    An entire gourmet meal can be prepared on a grill, or using other outdoor cooking equipment, including any assortment of meat or vegetables, and even desserts.
    If you are interested in becoming the next grillmeister of your community, with the reputation of being a great outdoor chef, we’ve got a series of programs designed for you.

  • The 22nd Smith family reunion was held June 26 at the home of Naomi Shiver.
    There were 94 present for the occasion.
    It was a great day after the morning showers.

  • Sarah Jeanne Ayres and Stanley Allen Patton, along with their family and friends, are pleased to announce their marriage on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at the residence of Don and Sue Ayres on Hwy. 22 East. The ceremony will begin at 7:30 in the evening, and a reception will follow.
    Invitations will be sent to out-of-town guests only.

  • GlyptusAnn Grider and Mark Lincoln Jones were married June 11 at First Baptist Church of Owenton. Bro. James Craigmyle performed the double-ring ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of James and PruAndera Grider of Long Ridge. The groom is the son of Dr. Roger and Marian Jones of Owensboro.
    Presented in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her sister, Gabrielle Grider of Owenton, as maid of honor.