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  • Students participate in Rotary contest
  • At the Library | March 22, 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 categories, under 18 and 18 and over. Submit up to two JPEG images as an email attachment to chancery.ocpl@gmail.com anytime between March 15-May 1.
    Include your name, age, contact 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.

  • At the Library | March 15, 2015

    We’re gearing up for our first annual photography contest and anything goes. Use a smartphone or camera (old or new), submit photos that are touched, untouched or retouched.
    There are two 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 March 15-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 | March 15, 2017

    Cinderella's Closet will be March 18
    Cinderella's Closet will be held Saturday, March 18, at the First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St., Frankfort, KY 40601. Referrals are due by Friday, March 3. Owen County students will need to come to the Youth Services Center at OCHS and fill out a referral form with Becky Mefford or Kim Duvall. Parents and guardians may contact them at (502) 484-4017.
    Owenton First Baptist to host special prayer

  • OCHS February students of the month
  • At the Library | March 8, 2017

    The library is sponsoring a photography contest from March 15-May 1. Take your best shot and enter our photo contest! Grab your camera or cell phone, snap your picture and email it to us by May 1. We’ll have prizes for the winner and their photo will be the cover page of our May/June community calendar. All entered photos will be on display for an art reception here on May 4. Hit us with your best shot!

  • Prather named DAR Good Citizen

    With the assistance of the Owen County High School, the John Guill – Polly Hawkins Craig Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is proud to announce that Jordan Prather has been chosen to receive the chapter’s 2017 DAR Good Citizen Award.
    The senior selected as “DAR Good Citizen” must have demonstrated the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.

  • Community Events | March 8, 2017

    FCC Community Food Pantry scheduling appointments
    The FCC Community Food Pantry, located at 217 W. Seminary Street, will be open from 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, March 15 and Saturday, March 18. To make an appointment call (502) 484-3451 or (502) 229-4705 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., March 14 only. One-hundred appointments will be scheduled.
    Retired teachers to meet at Smith House
    The Owen County Retired Teachers will meet at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 14, at the Smith House Restaurant. Members are reminded to bring canned food items to donate to Meeting the Needs.

  • At the Library | March 1, 2017

    Crazy About Horses
    We welcome special presenter, Cara Stewart, to the Owen County Public Library for this after school program. Those attending will discover fun facts about horses and investigate the many breeds of horses and their unique attributes. The event begins 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.
    Kids and Canvas

  • Community News | March 1, 2017

    Owen County Council for the Arts to host Evening of Poetry & Song
    The Owen County Council For the Arts will present Evening of Poetry & Song, from 7-9 p.m., Friday, March 3, at the Wild Goose Cafe.
    Gabriel Fox, Judy Vanarsdale, George Tinsdale, Mark Schimmoeller, Trina Pfeiffer, Wyatt Beard and Hannah Johnson will give poetry readings. Chris Beverly will play music.
    The event is free of charge. Donations are appreciated and will benefit the Owen County Council for the Arts. For information, call (502) 484-3755.