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Today's News

  • Community Events | November 1, 2017

    New Columbus Baptist set to host Holiday Craft Bazaar

    The New Columbus Baptist Church WMU and the Crafters Group will host a Holiday Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, in the fellowship hall of New Columbus Baptist Church, Corinth. The proceeds are slated for the support of the church youth camp fund. This event can be a great time to do some Christmas shopping and get baked goodies at the same time.

    Charity benefit ride slated for Nov. 12

  • Vision of cemetery preservation growing

    It sits alongside Squiresville Road on Gary Minch’s farm, but over the years, weeds and tangled vines have proclaimed victory as they sought to deny its existence. It is sheltered by a rock wall which seems to stand in defiance of the elements as it struggles to protect narratives of the past.
    At one time, hundreds of these dotted the landscape of Owen but today, many have lost their identity, and their stories have been silenced.

  • Letter to the Editor | November 1, 2017

    Editor:
    On behalf of the living soldiers and families of those soldiers now deceased, that were members of “A” Battery 2nd BN138th FA Carrollton National guard, we want to express how grateful we are for the community support of our reunion Oct. 14, 2017.

  • Who is it? | November 1, 2017
  • Looking Back | November 1, 2017

    Oct. 31, 2012
    5 years ago

    Capturing the Youth Vote

  • Owen District Court | November 1, 2017

    Oct. 27, 2017

    Jeffery Lane Allnutt, 1957, one headlight, rear license not illuminated, failure of owner to maintain required insurance or security, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first degree possession of controlled substance or opiate, drug paraphernalia, careless driving, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, operator’s license suspended pre-trial, appointed public defender, preliminary hearing set for Nov. 3.

  • College basketball season is upon us

    Friday John came down and cleaned out the chimney and put new piping on the wood stove to get it ready for the cold weather to come.
    Saturday we went to Ann’s to split wood that John had dropped and cut up and hauled it to my house and stacked it on the back porch. After he left, I mowed the yard for the last time this season. I am now ready to start a fire when the weather gets colder.

  • Raylan James Keith

    James and Mariah Keith are proud to announce the birth of their son, Raylan James Keith.
    He was welcomed into this world at 9:53 a.m., Aug. 8, 2017, weighing 7 lbs. and 4 oz. and 19.5 inches long.

  • John Paul Smoot

    Brittney and Chris Smoot would like to announce the birth of their son, John Paul Smoot.
    John Paul was born Sept. 15, 2017, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 lbs. and 13 oz. and was 21.5 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Rhonda and Johnny Denny. Paternal grandparents are Valerie and Paul Smoot. Great-grandparents are Emma Lou McComas, Bill and Beverly Stewart and Tony and Jean Carol Denny.
    John Paul was welcomed home by all his four legged brothers and sisters.

  • Cross country teams headed for state this weekend

    Saturday may have been a cold, muddy day but the weather didn’t slow down the Owen County Cross Country Teams.
    The girls and boys team traveled to Lykin’s Park in Winchester to compete in the Region 5A Championship Meet.
    Allison Bourne was ranked second in the region behind Anna Rupp of Lexington Christian Academy. The two had met a few times during the season and Rupp had finished in front of Bourne at each meeting, however, this race would end differently.