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Today's Features

  •  Although it seems unbelievable, 50 years have passed since the 1960s when a decade of historic events occurred — both in Owen County and across the country — events that affected the lives of all of us, and in doing so, presented opportunities to preserve our history.

  • Three Rivers District Health Department, in partnership with Hart Productions, will be displaying their 52-foot pink dragon boat at Cincinnati Travel, Sports, and Boat Show Jan. 14-23.  Members of the Kentucky Thorough-Breast — the region’s first breast cancer survivor dragon boat racing team — will be on hand to explain dragon boat racing and the reasons why this sport is so beneficial to breast cancer survivors.
     

  • Marvin and Jackie Gibson celebrated their 50th anniversary on Jan. 7, 201

  • Marvin and Jackie Gibson celebrated their 50th anniversary on Jan. 7, 201

  • Owen County was well represented in the Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus practical nursing program’s class of 2010. Fifty percent of the students are Owen County residents. Pictured are (back row, left to right): Brad Jacobs, Brittany Carter, Darlene Callis, Katrina Lipe, Kayla Perry and Robin Pierson; (front row, left to right): Davee Aldridge, Brittany Smith, Laura Case and Samantha Smith. Jacobs, Pierson, Case, Smith, and Perry are Owen County residents.

  • Elk Lick Baptist

    Bro. John’s sermon was Psalm 119:2, “Blessed are they that keep his testimonies and seek him with the whole heart.”
    We, as Christians, who have accepted God should be starving for God’s word. Some claim to know God’s word, but their actions show otherwise.
    Special music was performed by Bonnie Woodyard singing “He’ll Roll You Over the Tide;”  and Louise Johnson singing “Life’s Railway to Heaven.”

  • After serving 10 years as Owenton’s mayor, David “Milkweed” Wotier has closed one door of his life, but expects many others to open in the future.
    Wotier began his service with the city of Owenton as a council member 15 years ago. He served two terms as a councilman.
    In 2000, Wotier was appointed to mayorship after former mayor K.F. Ballard Jr. died.
    Wotier said he thinks some have forgotten what he believes to be his biggest accomplishment during his time as mayor.

  • EDITOR NOTE: If you would like to be featured in “On the Road with the News-Herald,” submit a photo of you somewhere outside of Owen County with a copy of the News-Herald to jwhitlock@owentonnewsherald.com

  • Isaac Soliman and Krista Thomas announce the birth of their twin girls, Mia Michelle Soliman and Jazmine Shanelle Soliman.
    The girls were born Nov. 8, 2010, at St. Elizabeth South in Edgewood. Mia weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and Jazmine weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces; both were 20 inches long.
    The baby girls were welcomed home by fraternal grandparents Lesia Soliman and Jackie Brock; maternal grandparents Peggy Wainscott, Irvin Falunker and Sally Thomas; uncles Zack and Jeremy Brock and David Thomas; and brother, Ayden Thomas, who was very happy to greet his sisters.