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Today's Features

  • Where did The Wild Goose Cafe, a new service ministry of Epoch, get its name? In Mark Batterson’s “Wild Goose Chase” he writes, “The Celtic Christians had a name for the Holy Spirit ... They called Him an Geadh-Glas or ‘the Wild Goose,’ “
    Much like a wild goose, the spirit of God cannot be tracked or tamed. I can’t think of a better description of what it’s like to pursue the Spirit’s leading through life than Wild Goose chase.

  • Dorothy Johnson and Don Prather lit the five Advent candles of Christ, preparation, love, joy and hope.
    Bro. John’s sermon was on Luke 2: 21-35 — “The Word Made Flesh.”
    When Joseph and Mary came to the temple to offer sacrifice, they didn’t realize they had the real sacrifice in their little child, Jesus.
    Simeon had faith as an old man that God would let him see the Lord Christ. When Mary and Joseph came to the temple, Simeon, through the Spirit, knew he was the Christ.

  • Thanks to Bro. Jesse Bourne for sharing from Joshua 3 Sunday on the Israelites crossing Jordan into the promised land. We saw that they were obedient to God as they followed Joshua’s instructions to walk into the flooding river. They did not know what to expect but they knew God was with them. As we enter this new year we do not know what life will bring; but if we are Christians and are obedient to Christ, we can be certain that He will guide us in every situation.

  • Scott Moore and Nicole Shelton of Owenton would like to announce the birth of their first child, Maci Raye Moore. Maci was born at 7:17 a.m. Nov. 16, 2010, weighing 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19-inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Doug and Donita Miller of Owenton and Lonnie Jr. and Jane Shelton of Frankfort. Paternal grandparents are Delmar and Mary Moore of Owenton. Maternal great-grandmother is Beulah Corman of Owenton. Paternal great-grandmothers are Alba Wilhoite and Annie B. Cook, both of Owenton.

  • Christmas 2010 is over, in fact 2010 is almost over.
    It’s been a good year, if you’ve lived through it without accident, illness, or financial loss. When you get to my age, just to have lived through is a blessing.

  • Jeremy and Brooke Osiborski of Owenton announce the birth of their son, Jett Cooper Osiborski.
    Jett was born at 6:49 p.m. Nov. 22 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20.5-inches long.
    Jett was welcomed into this world by maternal grandparents Charles and Cindy McDonald, fraternal grandparents Tim and Lisa Kelly, and many other family members and friends.

  • They came armed with their notebooks and a plethora of thoughtful questions. Owen Electric Cooperative ended its work week with some very special representatives of Owen County Primary School (OCPS) — the Primary Leadership group.


  • The John Guill Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at the home of Peggy Trinkle Dec. 11 where they enjoyed a Christmas cookie exchange.
    Each member brought cookies to exchange with the other members. Members also brought designated items for a baby gift pack for NSDAR’s project for pregnant veterans to show our appreciation of their service to our country.  

  • Jake Rider, a student at Owen County High School, will be one of 130 featured young people preaching at the second annual Festival of Young Preachers in Louisville Jan. 6-8.
    The National Festival of Young Preachers is hosted by the Academy of Preachers, an initiative underwritten by the Lilly Endowment. It offers young preachers from all denominations an opportunity to preach before an audience of family, friends and other guests.