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Around Owen County

  • At the Library | May 11, 2016

    Baby and Toddler Open Play

    Sensory play includes any activity that stimulates your young child’s senses: Touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing. Stop by the Toddler Tower to let your little one explore and learn through play from 9:30-10:30 a.m., Thursdays, May through June.

    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers

    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 12 to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for the children.

    Middle Grades Book Club

  • Library to host blood drive May 13

    Area residents are invited to be lifesavers at the upcoming Kentucky Blood Center blood drive.

    The blood drive will be held at from 1-4:30 p.m., Friday, May 13 at the Owen County Public Library inside the community room.

    Donors will receive a non-fasting cholesterol test. Results will be posted within five days after the blood drive at kybloodcenter.org.

  • Community News | May 4, 2016

    Derby Pancake Breakfast set for May 7

    The annual Mason Odd Fellow Derby Pancake Breakfast will be held from 6-11 a.m., Saturday, May 7, at the Lodge Fellowship Hall in Owenton. There will be a $7 charge for an all you can eat meal with sausage, pancakes and beverages.

    Bessie Sparks Scholarship applications now available

    The Bessie Sparks Scholarship applications are available at Peoples Bank & Trust Company or in the Owen County High School Guidance Counselor’s Office with the deadline being May 10, 2016.

  • At the Library | May 4, 2016

    Make and Take: Mother’s Day Purse Organizer

    Just in time for Mother’s Day, come in and craft a handy multipurpose organizer to give mom as a gift. Come for the craft and leave with a gift. All supplies provided, from 2-4 p.m., today (Wednesday).

    Baby and Toddler Open Play

  • Senior Activities | May 4-10, 2016

    The Owen County Senior Center is located at 118 N. Main St., Owenton. The center is open from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. The center is managed by Stacey Sipple Long.

    If you need a ride, please contact Owen County Transit at 502-750-2828.

    (Today) Wednesday, May 4: 8:30 a.m. Healthy Counters – Mother’s Day tea by Burlington Pharmacy and Carroll County Senior Center.

    Thursday, May 5: 9 a.m. Rummy; 1 p.m. Extension office – education.

  • At the Library | May 25, 2016

    The Summer Reading Program is all about fitness this year; fitness of mind and body. Keep up your reading schedule and keep your mind fit. Come join us Wednesday, beginning June 1, for body and mind fitness programs. Plus kids get free fair tickets again this year for keeping a reading log. Summer fun is going to be cool at the library this year.

    Library Staff Day

  • Senior Activities | May 25-31, 2016

    The Owen County Senior Center is located at 118 N. Main St., Owenton. Its hours of operation are 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday.

    If you need a ride to the Owen County Senior Center, call the Owen Transit at 502-750-2828 and schedule when you would like to come.

    For more information, call Center Manager Stacey Sipple Long at 502-484-3139.

    (Today) Wednesday, May 25: 8:30 a.m. Healthy Counters; 1 p.m. Extension office – crafts.

    Thursday, May 26: Noon, birthday bash; 1 p.m. Bunco.

  • Community Events | May 18, 2016

    Owen Republican Party to meet

    The monthly meeting of the Owen County Republican Party will be at 6 p.m., Thursday at the Smith House Restaurant. Phil Pratt is expected to speak.

    OCYSL accepting nominations for board of elections

    The Owen County Youth Soccer League is accepting nominations for upcoming board elections. If you or someone you know is interested in serving, please contact Brittany Craig-Kraemer at (502) 514-5126 to submit a name. The deadline for nominations is May 27.

  • At the Library | April 27, 2016

    Kids Cook: Snacks

    Learn how to make your own snacks. If you enjoy having fun in the kitchen and eating, this class is for you. Appropriate for children 9 and up, beginning at 3:15 p.m., today (Wednesday).

    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers

    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for children.

    Stuffed Animal Pet Show

  • Community News | April 27, 2016

    Baccalaureate service to be held May 15

    The community is invited to attend the Owen County High School Class of 2016 baccalaureate service, beginning at 6 p.m., Sunday, May 15, in the gymnasium at Owen County High. A short reception will follow the service.

    Absentee voting has begun

    Absentee voting for the May 17 primary election has begun. If you will be out of town on the day of the election, you may stop by the Owen County Clerk’s Office to vote as an absentee now through Monday, May 16.