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Today's News

  • Ladies looking ahead

    It seems to all be coming together.
    The Owen County Lady Rebels kept right on rolling last week as they defeated two more opponents. In fact, they made it look easy.
    The Lady Rebels started last week against Walton-Verona. The Lady Bearcats came into Owenton fresh off an appearance in the All “A” State Tournament where they lost in the first round, 55-54, to Danville.

  • Rebels hope to get on roll

    A week that began well for the Owen County Rebels quickly went “South.”
    The Rebels opened up last week by traveling to North Oldham. After falling behind early to the Mustangs, the team rallied to pick up the 57-51 victory. Owen County trailed 16-7 after the first quarter but turned things around in the second to cut the deficit to 23-21 at halftime.

  • A legend is lost

    Who knew that the final lap would be his last lap?
    As Michael Waltrip crossed the finish line of the Daytona 500 Feb. 21, 2001, his brother Darrell in the broadcasting booth became both emotional and concerned all at the same time.
    The emotion came from watching his little brother claim the checkered flag. The concern was for his racing brother who just seconds earlier had slammed into the wall on Turn 4.

  • Youth Basketball League Results

    K/1 League
    Colonels:  Goodrich 6, Traylor 3, S. Edmondson 6.
    Bearcats:  Johnson 7, Blair 4, Wash 6.
    Cardinals:  C. Estepp 2, Hensley 16, Anderson 4, Myers 2, Wright 2.
    Hilltoppers:  Fitzgerald 1, Jimino 3, Dial 1.
    Thoroughbreds:  Little 1.
    Wildcats:  H. New 8, Ogden 7, Prather 5, Perry 2.
    Hilltoppers:  Dial 2, Kemper 1, Whobrey 2.
    Wildcats:  K. New 10, H. New 6, Ogden 10, Perry 4.
    Cardinals:  Hensley 11, Anderson 3, House 1.

  • We’re all in this together

    Every Sunday afternoon in Placentia, Calif., the Watson family gathers for Family Day.
    Although informal — most every Watson comes either barefoot or wearing flip flops — it has its own set of rules and rituals.
    According to Jennifer (Watson) Fiamengo, the rules mainly pertain to the food served. If they grill hamburgers or hot dogs, her mother MUST make her family-famous macaroni salad. If they have Mexican food, her mother must make seven-layer dip.

  • Salem Baptist

    Sunday, we had a wonderful crowd on such a wonderful Lord’s day.
    Special thanks to our music guests, Mr. and Mrs. Jack and Lucy Parker, and Mary Marlow.
    Bro. Jared’s message was “Being Able to Say I Love You,” based on  John 3:16-17 and Matthew 3:13-17.

  • Pleasant Ridge Baptist

    The Rev. Wotier’s message, “Do You Know My Voice?” was taken from John 10. God cares for us like a shepherd cares for his sheep. Christ is the Door and the Shepherd. Christ is the access point for His flock. Christ’s sheep follow Him. Jesus’ sheep have eternal life. His sheep cannot be snatched from His flock if we truly believe.
    The deacon of the month is Ralph Toole.

  • Old Cedar Baptist

    What a beautiful day it was Sunday. The sun was shining and the birds were singing. It was nice to see so many people in church.
    Our church opened up with “The New Beginnings” choir singing “He Has Made Me Glad” and  “We Bring the Sacrifice of Praise.”
    Joy and her puppet told us the real meaning of Valentine’s Day — job well done by all.
    Bro. James’ sermon was titled “Are You Willing to Suffer Persecution for Jesus?” taken from Matthew 12.

  • New Liberty Baptist

    On Sunday morning, the choir called the congregation to worship with a beautiful old hymn, “Sweet Hour of Prayer.” Bro. Emory’s message was “Drifting Away” from Hebrews 2:1-4. In Bro. Emory’s message he spoke of the dangers of drifting away from the things of God like the church in Ephesus as they left their first love.
     This week has been a week across our land where many received beautifully adorned boxes of the best chocolates, beautiful bouquets of roses and other symbols of love.

  • New Columbus Baptist

    New Columbus Baptist now has two new deacons. Tommy Scott and Clinton House were recently ordained by the church. We had a great turnout of family and church friends in attendance for this memorable event. Light refreshments were served following the ordination service.