Around Owenton

  • At the Library | Nov. 9, 2016

    Henna Tattoos
    Learn about henna skin art developed in India and get your own temporary tattoo. Appropriate for grades 4 and up. The event begins at 3:15 p.m., today.

  • Project grad’s haunted trail deemed successful

     by mark garnett
    Project Graduation Volunteer
    On behalf of all the parents and the entire class of 2017, project graduation would like to thank everyone who had any part in the haunted trail.
    Thanks to Itron for the use of Itron Field; Hines Riley for background music and sounds that made this all come together; Mark Baldwin for all the work he did and bringing all those roll bales of hay and to Kim Juett for the hay he donated.

  • MBMS students pledge to be drug free
  • Contest winners share essays
  • Retired teachers week Oct. 16-22
  • Local Marathon offering U-Haul rentals

    U-Haul Company of Kentucky is pleased to announce that Owenton Marathon has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Owenton community.
    Owenton Marathon at 105 S. Main St. will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items, boxes and in-store pick-up for boxes.
    Hours of operation for U-Haul rentals are 24 hours a day, every day for customer convenience.

  • At the Library | Oct. 12, 2016

    Senior Health Fair
    Adults, senior adults and their caregivers are invited to attend our annual health fair. Receive flu shots, vitals checks, medication reviews, healthy eating tips and diabetic and heart health education. You will also be treated to healthy snacks and be enrolled to win great door prizes. The event is from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today (Wednesday).
    Bluegrass All Stars
     Decorate a plain drawstring backpack perfect for sporting gear, books or clothes. All school-age children welcome. The event begins at 3:15 p.m. today (Wednesday).

  • Owenton Rotary Club looks to boost membership

    By david lilly
    Owenton Rotary Club
    The Owenton Rotary Club #3744 in District 6710 had their first meeting Aug. 19, 1925. This Preliminary meeting was held at the old Farmers National Bank. They were helped by and Sponsored by the Frankfort Club in June 1925, and the club was chartered on Sept. 8, 1925.  
    The first official meeting was held at the Nicholas Hotel on Oct. 2, 1925.  They had their meetings there until the hotel was closed in the 1960s.

  • Owenton's spring cleanup

    The City of Owenton is having a spring cleanup, which runs from Monday, May 2 until Saturday, May 14. City residents may bring unwanted items to the Owen County Transfer Station for disposal free of charge, with the exception of household garbage and no more than four passenger-car tires.

  • Leadership Owen County group visits local tourist destinations

    by debbie primeau and jan dunavent
    Leadership Owen County
    The Aug. 3 Leadership Owen County program opened with Dave Morgan, the chairman of the Owen County Tourism Commission. He spoke of the tourism commission and the importance of tourism in our state and county, and the benefits received.