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  • HOSA students place fourth at conference
  • Farm Bureau publishes children’s book

    Kentucky Farm Bureau, in partnership with Farm Credit Mid-America, has published a book by Kentucky artist and author, Mitchell Tolle titled The Most Wonderful Dream.

  • At the Library | March 29, 2017

    Remember to enter our first ever photo contest. Use a smartphone or camera (old or new), submit photos that are touched, untouched or retouched -- anything! There are two age categories under 18 and 18 and over.
    Submit up to two JPEG images as an email attachment to jchancery.ocpl@gmail.com any time between now and May 1.
    Include your name, age, contact phone number and/or email address. You will receive an email reply when we receive your photos. If you do not get a reply please try again or call Jennifer at the library.

  • Clark named superintendent of Owenton-based operations

    LEXINGTON -- Kentucky American Water announced the appointment of Nathan Clark as superintendent of operations for the company’s northern division, based in Owenton. In this position, Clark will oversee Kentucky American Water’s water and wastewater operations in Franklin, Gallatin, Grant and Owen counties.

  • Registration open for 4-H Natural Resource Academy

    by jessi williams
    Owen County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development
    Young people interested in the environment, science, or the outdoors may want to apply to be a scholar in the 4-H Natural Resource and Environmental Sciences Academy.
    The three-year program is designed to teach 4-H’ers beginning middle school about the environment around them. The academy, which began as a pilot project in Eastern Kentucky, is now offered statewide.

  • Students participate in Rotary contest
  • At the Library | March 22, 2017

    Remember to enter our first ever photo contest. Use a smartphone or camera (old or new), submit photos that are touched, untouched or retouched, anything. There are two categories, under 18 and 18 and over. Submit up to two JPEG images as an email attachment to chancery.ocpl@gmail.com anytime between March 15-May 1.
    Include your name, age, contact number and/or email address. You will receive an email reply when we receive your photos. If you do not get a reply, please try again or call Jennifer at the library.

  • At the Library | March 15, 2015

    We’re gearing up for our first annual photography contest and anything goes. Use a smartphone or camera (old or new), submit photos that are touched, untouched or retouched.
    There are two categories: Under 18 and 18 and over.
    Submit up to two JPEG images as an email attachment to jchancery.ocpl@gmail.com any time between March 15-May 1.
    Include your name, age, contact phone number and/or email address. You will receive an email reply when we receive your photos. If you do not get a reply, please try again or call Jennifer at the library.

  • Community News | March 15, 2017

    Cinderella's Closet will be March 18
    Cinderella's Closet will be held Saturday, March 18, at the First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St., Frankfort, KY 40601. Referrals are due by Friday, March 3. Owen County students will need to come to the Youth Services Center at OCHS and fill out a referral form with Becky Mefford or Kim Duvall. Parents and guardians may contact them at (502) 484-4017.
    Owenton First Baptist to host special prayer

  • Community Events | March 8, 2017

    FCC Community Food Pantry scheduling appointments
    The FCC Community Food Pantry, located at 217 W. Seminary Street, will be open from 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, March 15 and Saturday, March 18. To make an appointment call (502) 484-3451 or (502) 229-4705 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., March 14 only. One-hundred appointments will be scheduled.
    Retired teachers to meet at Smith House
    The Owen County Retired Teachers will meet at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 14, at the Smith House Restaurant. Members are reminded to bring canned food items to donate to Meeting the Needs.