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  • At the Library | April 26, 2017

    Remember to enter our first ever photo contest. Use a smartphone or camera (old or new), submit photos that are touched, untouched or retouched — anything! There are two age categories under 18 and 18 and over.
    Submit up to two JPEG images as an email attachment to jchancery.ocpl@gmail.com any time between now and May 1.
    Include your name, age, contact phone number and/or email address. You will receive an email reply when we receive your photos. If you do not get a reply please try again or call Jennifer at the library.

  • OCHS, MBMS announce honor roll for third nine weeks

    Ninth Grade Super Honor Roll: Alli Gill, Samantha Mason and Shelby York
    Ninth Grade Honor Roll: Janelle Aguazul, Elizabeth Ashcraft, Shelby Barnes, Isabella Cammack, Hailey Chamberlin, Dylan Cobb, Kailey Cram, Mitchell Culbertson, Kelsey Davis, Shannon Dezarn, Ethan Fitzgerald, Ariella Hansford, Braden Howard, Connor Jacobs, Brandon Lewis, Jacob Lilly, Miranda Maddox, Lindsey Melford, Eva Messer, Canaan Osborne, Kevin Smith and Cailey Stedam

  • WMU collects items for REACH, seniors

    by joan kincaid
    On Saturday morning the Owen County Association WMU Spring Quarterly meeting was held at Richland Baptist Church. The meeting started with a fresh boost of sugar from the assortment of pastries, coffee and juice. Everyone in attendance enjoyed the fellowship and pastries.
    Squiresville Baptist, Anna Cook, presented the prayer calendar. Kim and Danny Duvall shared their beautiful talent by bringing the special music. It touched our hearts. Mandy Holbert blessed us with a song on her guitar.

  • At the Library | April 5, 2017

    Remember to enter our first ever photo contest. Use a smartphone or camera (old or new), submit photos that are touched, untouched or retouched -- anything! There are two age categories under 18 and 18 and over.
    Submit up to two JPEG images as an email attachment to jchancery.ocpl@gmail.com any time between now and May 1.
    Include your name, age, contact phone number and/or email address. You will receive an email reply when we receive your photos. If you do not get a reply please try again or call Jennifer at the library.

  • Community News | April 5, 2017

    Bessie Sparks Scholarship applications now available
    The Bessie Sparks Scholarship applications are available at Peoples Bank & Trust Co. or in the Owen County High School guidance counselor’s office until May 9.
    Cedar Hill Baptist to host musical talent
    At 7 p.m., Thursday, Cedar Hill Baptist Church will host the Shirey’s and Made New. Come for a time of wonderful music by these two groups. Made New has been with us before and we were blessed by this brother/sister teen duo.
    Community Easter egg hunt set for Saturday

  • HOSA students place fourth at conference
  • At the Library | March 29, 2017

    Remember to enter our first ever photo contest. Use a smartphone or camera (old or new), submit photos that are touched, untouched or retouched -- anything! There are two age categories under 18 and 18 and over.
    Submit up to two JPEG images as an email attachment to jchancery.ocpl@gmail.com any time between now and May 1.
    Include your name, age, contact phone number and/or email address. You will receive an email reply when we receive your photos. If you do not get a reply please try again or call Jennifer at the library.

  • Farm Bureau publishes children’s book

    Kentucky Farm Bureau, in partnership with Farm Credit Mid-America, has published a book by Kentucky artist and author, Mitchell Tolle titled The Most Wonderful Dream.

  • Clark named superintendent of Owenton-based operations

    LEXINGTON -- Kentucky American Water announced the appointment of Nathan Clark as superintendent of operations for the company’s northern division, based in Owenton. In this position, Clark will oversee Kentucky American Water’s water and wastewater operations in Franklin, Gallatin, Grant and Owen counties.

  • Registration open for 4-H Natural Resource Academy

    by jessi williams
    Owen County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development
    Young people interested in the environment, science, or the outdoors may want to apply to be a scholar in the 4-H Natural Resource and Environmental Sciences Academy.
    The three-year program is designed to teach 4-H’ers beginning middle school about the environment around them. The academy, which began as a pilot project in Eastern Kentucky, is now offered statewide.