Owen to break ground for judicial center Thursday

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By The Staff

The public is invited to a groundbreaking ceremony for the planned Owen County Judicial Center Thursday at 3 p.m. The event will take place at the existing courthouse at 100 N. Thomas St. in Owenton. The construction site is located at 401 S. Main St. in Owenton.

The Kentucky General Assembly authorized the judicial center project for Owen County in 2006 and approved funding in 2008.

The total project cost is $11.47 million. The building will be approximately 33,000 square feet.

All new judicial centers are equipped with the modern infrastructure to support data, computer, video and networking technology.