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GED practice test available at no charge
The Adult Learning Center is offering the official practice test for the GED free through the month of March. If interested, call 484-0405 for an appointment.
School board seeks members for local planning committee
As the Owen County school district prepares to develop its new district facility plan, they are in need of business/community leaders willing to serve on the local planning committee, which studies information concerning the district’s buildings, financial information, demographics and other information, at its discretion, to develop a plan for addressing the district’s construction needs.
To express an interest or make a nomination to serve on the LPC contact the superintendent at Owen County Schools, 1600 Highway 22 E, Owenton, Ky., 40359 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost-share program for farmers through March
The Owen County Soil Conservation District is offering Local Cost Share Program to farmers needing help with pasture liming, watering facilities or heavy-use area pad. Payment will be 50 percent of expenses up to $1,000. To participate in any of these, complete an application at 205 West Perry St. between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. before April 1. For more information, call (502) 484-2719 ext. 101.
Storytime with Miss Susan continues
All preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to come join the fun, meet new friends, listen to stories, and make a craft in Storytime with Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Owen County Public Library. Registration is required for supplies. Call 484-3450 to register.
Gardening/landscaping series continues
The monthly series of programs on gardening and landscaping, “Great Gardens of Owen County,” continues at 7 p.m. March 10 in the Owen County Public Library. This month’s topic is “All-American Gardening.” Come see some varieties of flowers that have been winners of the “All-American Selection.” You might find the right plant for your landscape. Other programs coming up are: April — unique trees and shrubs; May — water gardening.
Project Graduation is selling photo sessions until Thursday
Project Graduation is selling coupons for Glamour Magic Photos. Session includes one 8x10, two 5x7, and eight wallet-sized prints for $9.95. They even do hair and make-up. The group will sell coupons until March 10. Photographers will be here March 21-27 to take pictures.
For more information, contact any senior or Amy Marston at 750-3121 or Alicia Bell at 484-0559.
Project Graduation will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the high school.
Farmers’ market meeting will be Thursday
Owen County Farm & Craft Market will have a meeting to discuss plans for the 2011 season at 4 p.m. March 10 at the Owen County Extension Office. If you have questions, call (502) 484-5703.
Live music Saturday at Wild Goose Cafe
The Christian band Crosstithes performs Saturday evening at The Wild Goose Cafe. Everyone is invited. Visit crosstithes.com for more information.
The Downtown County Band performs March 26 at the cafe. Visit thedowntowncountyband.blogspot.com or find Wild Goose Cafe on Facebook.
For show times and cost call (859) 912-2113.
‘Megamind’ is the free movie for March 17
The Owen County Public Library’s Free Movie Night series continues at 5:30 p.m. March 17 with the presentation of “Megamind,” rated PG. Refreshments will be provided, and all ages are welcome.
Board of Elections meets March 21
The Owen County Board of Elections will meet at 10 a.m. March 21 in the Owen County Clerk’s Office. The Board will be inspecting the absentee voting machines for the May 17, 2011 primary election.
Game Night to be held March 24
The Owen County Public Library will be holding Game Night from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 24. Enjoy a free, fun-filled evening for the entire family. Try your hand at playing the Wii or Playstation 2 games. Call 484-3450 to register a time slot.
Circuit clerk’s office closed March 26
The Owen County Circuit Clerk’s office will be closed Saturday, March 26, due to nationwide system outages.
GED test to be held April 13
The next GED test for Owen County will be April 13. The Adult Learning Center will be offering free, official practice tests by appointment throughout March. To make an appointment, call 484-0405.
Arts in the Park to be held May 21
The third annual Arts in the Park will be held May 21 at the Owen County Fairgrounds.
Anyone interested in participating in the art show or sales, the talent show, providing music, or becoming a member of the art council should contact Barbara Duvall at (502) 484-5942 or Patty Petzinger at (502) 484-3755.
MOPS get together
MOPS (Mother of Preschoolers) meet 10-noon the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Owenton First Baptist Church. Child care is provided.
Contact Alecia at email@example.com for more information about the program.
Applications for 4-H Camp available
4-H Camp will be June 18-July 1. Applications are available at the extension office.