Features http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/features/todaysfeatures en Hand and Foot ladies 'dear old friends' http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/hand-and-foot-ladies-dear-old-friends <p> I am a bit slow this morning, too much going on over the weekend. Father&rsquo;s Day dawned bright and clear. I was married on Father&rsquo;s Day in 1949. We would have been married 67 years on Sunday.</p> <p> The weather has been great for the farmers. After a week of putting in hay, Wanda and Ray were happy to get that job done. They worked all week cutting, rolling and hauling hay rolls to the barn. Now the fields are bare and ready for the rain to come and grow the late hay. A farmer&rsquo;s job is never done.</p> MBMS Honor Roll | Fourth Nine Weeks http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/mbms-honor-roll-fourth-nine-weeks <p> <strong>Fifth Grade All &ldquo;A&rdquo; Honor Roll</strong></p> <p> Lilly Chappell, Brady Kemper, Avery Miller, Teagan Moore, Brandon Snell and Heidi Stedam.</p> <p> <strong>Fifth Grade A/B Honor Roll</strong></p> Leadership Owen County visits with services for children http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/leadership-owen-county-visits-services-children <p> Some amazing things were discovered May 4 when Leadership Owen County 2016 spent the day learning about services for children.</p> <p> Through the Youth Services Center over 500 children from the Owen County School system have visited a college campus. Preschool/Head Start classes are offered at the Owen County Lower Elementary School through Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC).</p> <p> &ldquo;We impact around a 100 students a year&rdquo;, Director of Preschool Program Heather Alger said.</p> Garnering extra nutrients with side-dressing http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/garnering-extra-nutrients-side-dressing <p> <strong>BY JENEEN WICHE</strong><br /> Weekend Gardener</p> <p> We have spent more than 10 years improving our vegetable garden by adding composted horse manure, composted sheep manure and composted chicken manure at the end of each season. The result is a seriously well-drained plot that has the capacity to retain moisture and slowly feed what we plant. I am so looking forward to the vegetable garden this year because last year was such a disappointment!</p> New Liberty student receives United Producers scholarship http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/new-liberty-student-receives-united-producers-scholarship <p> COLUMBUS, Ohio &ndash; Dalton Mertz, from New Liberty, recently received a $1,000 United Producers Inc. Scholarship.</p> <p> Mertz, the son of Roy Mertz, currently studies animal science at the University of Kentucky.</p> 4-H Program News | June 22, 2016 http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/4-h-program-news-june-22-2016 <p> <strong>4-H Camp Orientation</strong></p> <p> If your child is already signed up for 4-H Summer Camp, you and your child will need to attend an orientation meeting at the extension office. The remaining orientation session will be at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 23. We will also be taking care of class sign-up during orientation, so it&rsquo;s important your child be there. The camp is currently full, so new applicants will be put on a waiting list.</p> Local farmers finally catch a break http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/local-farmers-finally-catch-break <p> God smiled on the farmers this week. Teri and I went to Carrollton on Saturday to a birthday reunion. From the time I left the house and all the way to Owenton, there were large rolls of hay in every field I passed. I had to take the detour around Owenton and I saw country I didn&rsquo;t know existed and there were more rolls of hay.</p> Maurice Bowling Middle School 2015-2016 awards http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/maurice-bowling-middle-school-2015-2016-awards <p> <strong>ROTARY AWARDS<br /> </strong></p> <p> Fifth Grade: McKenna McNay, Teagan Moore</p> <p> Sixth Grade: Alexis Moore, Charlie Baumann</p> <p> Seventh Grade: Shelby Sams, Gabe Maurer</p> <p> Eighth Grade: Shelby Barnes, Kevin Smith</p> <p> <strong>PERFECT ATTENDANCE<br /> </strong></p> <p> Fifth Grade: Allison Arnce, Lilly Baumann, Nash Cammack, Makayla Ford, Kaileigh Grider, Austin Halfhill, Abram Handy, Anel Villa Ibarra, Layla Kelly, Brady Kemper, McKenna McNay, Maggie Ponder, Jackson Prather, Eli Rice, Rachel Rist, Wyatt Traylor</p>