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Raving on the river

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Historical society celebrates heritage and impact of local waterway

By Molly Haines

Showboats and calliopes may seem like a thing of the past, but the past was alive and well during Kentucky River Day held Saturday.
Special guests included authors William Grier and William Ellis, who told stories of life on the Kentucky River.
The Owen County Historical Society and Kentucky-American Water sponsored the event.
Owenton Mayor Doug West, who remembered sand barges traveling along the Kentucky River from his days as a Monterey resident, made opening remarks.


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