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Around Owen County

  • Today is National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

    Calling all females! Wednesday, September 27, is National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, a nation-wide effort to focus attention on the importance of regular exercise and healthy living for women of all ages. Here are some ways to celebrate:

  • Volleyball team honors seniors

    The Owen County volleyball team honored its seniors at the last home game Oct. 11. The varsity team will be playing at 6 p.m., today (Wednesday) in the districts held at Carroll County. They are the number one seed going into the tournament. They finished their season with a 21-11 record.

  • Community Events | September 20. 2017

    Beverly/Bruce reunion set for Sunday

    The Beverly/Bruce reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 24, at the Lockport Methodist Church. The potluck lunch will begin around 1 p.m. All family and friends are invited. For more information, call Wanda Browning at (502) 930-8103.
    Soil Conservation meeting date changed
    The Owen County Soil Conservation meeting has been changed to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26.

    Wright-James reunion will be Sept. 30

  • Auditions for ‘A Mayberry Christmas’ will be Saturday

    With the help of the Owen County Arts Council and Owen County Tourism Commission, people of all ages will have the chance to get into the holiday spirit sooner than expected, as the two organizations host auditions for “A Mayberry Christmas” Saturday.
    Auditions for the play, based on the “Andy Griffith Show,” will be open to all ages, ranging from young actors who could potentially be cast as Sheriff Andy Taylor’s young son, Opie, to adults who can sing in the choir.

  • At the Library | September 20, 2017

    Calling all investors: We are excited to be involved in an innovative program to make use of our venue to help educate local investors. An integral part of our mission is to provide vital information to local citizens, and we believe that DASH for the STASH is an excellent means by which to do so. Come to the library, scan four posters and take a one-question quiz about each one on your phone to be entered into a contest to receive a $1,000 contribution to your IRA. This contest runs all through September at the library. Come in at your convenience.

  • Make breakfast a priority for school-aged children
  • Community Events | September 13. 2017

    Republican Party to meet Thursday

    The Owen County Republic Party will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Smith House Restaurant.

    Class of 1982 reunion will be Saturday

    The Owen County High School Class of 1982 will gather for its 35 year reunion at Elk Creek Vineyards at 6 p.m., Sept. 16, 2017. More information will follow. If you plan to attend, please contact Michelle Waldrop Eckart by text or message at (270) 735-6077.

    Tipton-Bramblett reunion set for Sunday

  • At the Library | September 13, 2017

    Board Game Bonanza

    A variety of board games such as Monopoly, Trouble, Sorry, Checkers, Chess and more will be available from 3:15-4:30 p.m., today. Enjoy an afternoon of fun and snacks. Suitable for grades 2-8.

    Storytime

    Join Miss Susan to enjoy great books and fun activities. This program is for preschoolers and their caregivers who are a necessary and required part of the program. Come join in the fun at 10:30 a.m., Thursday.

    Reading Rebel Book Club

  • September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

    The month of September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. There are two primary goals for this month. The first goal is to promote awareness around the issues of suicide. The second goal is to educate about suicide prevention.

  • Commercial drivers have 24/7 access to online document portal

    By Margaret Forsee
    Owen Circuit Clerk