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  • 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.

  • No burn season in effect through Dec. 15

    DAVID LILLY – Owen County Emergency Management

  • In brief | Oct. 14

    Elk Lick Baptist to host revival
    Elk Lick Baptist Church will hold revival Wednesday, Oct. 14-Saturday, Oct. 17, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly.
    Adult Learning Center orientation begins Oct. 15

  • Owen County Public Library Events | Oct. 14

    We are celebrating all things Poe this month as part of our Big Read grant. Stop in to get your free Poe book and be sure to join us for some of the really cool stuff we have happening this month to celebrate one of America’s most celebrated writers.
    This week’s suggestion for a mini adventure in the library, adventure #13: Come use our photo copier to make copies of your hand, funny book titles, weird images or something interesting you found on the internet. Got a kid and an hour? You have time for an adventure.

    Poe Jewelry