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  • Lions Club hosting The Master of Illusion

    The Owenton Lions Club annual fundraiser is hosting The Master of Illusion Magic and Variety Circus at 7 p.m., Friday, at the Owen County Elementary School.
    Not only is this show where the magician pulls a bunny out of a hat, this is an entire evening of wonder and amazement. This show features Las Vegas award-winning illusionist Dinky Gowen, Master of Illusion. It also boasts a talented cast of variety entertainers, from escape artists and fire eaters to jugglers and daring stunts. This event has something for everyone.

  • Children’s fund celebrates 35th anniversary

    Children’s Fund Celebrates 35th Anniversary
    On Feb. 6, the Owen County Children’s Fund celebrated 35 years of service to Owen County children. Organized in 1982, the Children’s Fund has expended over $100,000 aiding children in the areas of medical, dental, food and clothing.  
    “It all started with a desire to help needy children,” Michael Ramsey, long-time fund treasurer, said.
    Anyone wishing to apply for services (children birth to 18) may do so by calling Janetta Briscoe, Family Resource Center, at 484-4014.  

  • OCPL participating in Kentucky Bluegrass Awards

    Each year Owen County Public Library joins with public libraries around the state, as well as public and private schools, for the Kentucky Bluegrass Awards to promote good literature for students in kindergarten through grade 12. A committee selects a variety of books at four different levels and then students can vote on their favorite.

  • Fire extinguishers donated to local law enforcement
  • At the Library | Feb. 15, 2017

     Active Games

    Hula hoops, jump ropes and organized games to get you on your feet and moving. Fun for grades 3-8, from 3:15-4:30 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 the children. 

    Home School Program — South of the Border

  • At the Library | Feb. 8, 2017

    Valentine’s Day Party

    Make Valentine cards and crafts, play games and decorate cookies. Fun for all school-age children, 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 the children.

  • Annual CHD Walk for Awareness set for March 4

    BY KATIE COLUMBIA

    Special to the News-Herald 

     The 12th Annual Walk for Awareness of CHD’s will be from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, March 4, at the Owenton First Baptist Church Family Life Center.

  • Community Events | Feb. 1, 2017

    Valentine’s Tea set for Feb. 9

    The Owen County Homemakers will be sponsoring a Valentine’s Tea at 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Owen County Extension Office. Bring your friends and join us for a tea party and try fresh-baked scones and appetizers. Wear your hat and you will be entered for a prize. Call the Owen County Extension Office and purchase your ticket by Feb. 6. The cost is $10 to attend. 

  • At the Library | Feb. 1, 2017

    Alexander Graham Bell — Can You Hear Me?

    Learn how sound waves travel and how the telephone was invented by Bell. We’ll watch a video and complete an experiment in sound. Recommended for grades 2-8, beginning at 3:15 p.m., today (Wednesday). 

    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers

     

  • Community Events | Jan. 25, 2017

    Fifth-Sunday Hymn Sing will be at Pleasant Ridge Baptist 

    The Owen County Baptist Association will have the Associational Fifth-Sunday Hymn Sing at 2:30 p.m., Sunday. It will take place at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Come out and listen, sing a solo, and have a good time singing some great hymns. 

    OCHS Dual Credit Informational Meeting