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Around Owen County

  • Owen County Senior Center Events | Nov. 18, 2015

    The Owen County Senior Center is located at 118 N. Main St. and can be contacted at (502) 484-3139, Its hours of operation are 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through Friday, Stacey Sipple Long is the center manager.
    Today (Wednesday): 9 a.m., games; 1 p.m., holiday movie.
    Thursday, Nov. 19: 10 a.m., Rummy; 1 p.m., cards.
    Friday, Nov. 20: 10:30 a.m., Medicare updates, Bunco; Noon, birthday bash.
    Monday, Nov. 23: 9 a.m., cards; 10 a.m. walking; 1 p.m. drumming.

  • Local 4H Events | Nov. 18, 2015

    4-H Dog Club Meeting
    From 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Owen County Public Library. This club is open to youth 9-18 years of age, as of Jan. 1, 2016. Youth do not have to have a dog to participate in club. Please check out and read or watch a dog related book or movie from the library to discuss at this meeting.

  • Plans announced for annual Christmas parade

    The Owen County Christmas Parade will be held at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6.
    The theme this year will be “Holiday Traditions.” There will be three categories for the floats: wagon/trailer (large); truck bed and utility vehicles (golf carts, ATVs, etc.)
    Decorations should match the theme and signage should be placed on each side of the float to identify the group.

  • Community Events | Nov. 11, 2015

    Fall harvest festival at Owenton Manor
    The Owenton Manor is having its fall harvest at 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Owenton Manor. There will be a silent auction, live music, a chili supper and other activities. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you have questions, call (502) 484-5721.

  • At the Library | Nov. 11, 2015
  • Fleming Co. author to visit Owen County Public Library

    Author Don Curtis will be at the Owen County Public Library at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16 to discuss his book “Uncommon Valor...Common Virtue: The Franklin R. Sousley Story.”
    Fleming County native, Franklin Sousley, was on Iwo Jima that fateful day, Feb. 19, 1945, where he participated in raising the American flag in the iconic photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal.  
    Meet the author who will impart his knowledge about the Kentucky hero and discover Sousley’s early life growing up in Fleming County and becoming a Marine.  

  • In brief | Nov. 4, 2015

    International Foods Workshop
    An International Foods Workshop will be held at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5.
    Mimi Quiroz will be the chef, featuring Mexican-style cuisine. Please call the Owen County Extension Office by Tuesday, Nov. 3 to pre-register at (502) 484-5703.
    New session of classes beginning at adult education
    The next session of classes for adult education will begin Monday, Nov. 9.
    If you have the dream of continuing your education, getting a better job, going to college/technical school, start here.

  • At the Library | Nov. 4, 2015

    November and December are Amnesty month!  This year we are going to do things a bit differently though. Food for Fines will run November 1 through December 31. For each item donated we will waive  $1 in fines. So if someone you have $10 in fines and you bring in 10 items we will waive all of your fines! The food donated will be given to Meeting the Needs. The food must be nonperishable and can’t be expired.

  • In brief | Oct. 28, 2015

    Absentee voting has begun
    Absentee voting for the upcoming Nov. 3 election has begun at the Owen County Clerk’s Office, located at 136 W. Brian St.

  • At the Library | Oct. 28, 2015

    November and December are Amnesty Months. This year we are going to do things a bit differently though.
    Food for Fines will run Nov. 1-Dec. 31. For each items donated, we will waive $1 in fines. If you have $10 in fines and you bring in 10 items, we will waive all of your fines. The food donated will be given to Meeting the Needs. The food must be non-perishable and can’t be expired.