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Local News

  • An Everyday Patriot

     

    Tomorrow may be Independence Day, but for at least one Owen countian, every day is the Fourth of July.

    Local dentist Dr. Joy Arnold-Morse grew up around the red, white and blue and from the scrubs she wears to the year-round decorations in her home and office, Arnold-Morse said it’s a tradition she hopes will never die.

    “Mom was the American flag person,” Arnold-Morse said. “She had them everywhere.”

  • Fan Fair roars to the finish line

     

    Despite some less than perfect weather, another successful Owen County Fan Fair has rolled by. 

    The third-annual event kicked off June 26 with vendors for both shopping and dining. A family fun evening was also scheduled for the day, but was nixed do to heavy rains.

    “We gave the vendors an option to stay open or pack it in for the day,” Owen County Visioneer David Morgan said. “They appreciated us doing that, but having to cancel family fun evening hurt our attendance for the year.”

  • OCHS track team honored for efforts on, off the field

    Several Owen County track and field team members were honored during the annual awards ceremony.

  • Time flies

     

    Three area youths – Andi Wash, Corey Cobb and Julie Spaulding, just completed their final year of participation in the Kentucky Baptist All State Youth Choir. The Kentucky Baptist All-State Youth Choir is an 85-voice choir selected by audition. They have been active in these choirs since fourth-grade. In these photos, you can see how they singers have grown.


  • Oh, say ....

     

    Kaitlyn Parker, the 12-year-old daughter of Rodney and Deborah Parker, sang The National Anthem before the Lexington Legends game June 23 among 5,000 fans. She was given this opportunity through an audition process in February with the Lexington Legends where she competed against people of all ages.

  • Owen County 4-H Livestock members receive awards

    These Owen County kids received several awards during the Scott County Fair Swine Show.

  • Cancer center needs help

    The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Resource Center, located at the New Horizons Medical Center, is in need of volunteers to staff the room Monday-Saturday during operating hours.   

  • Owen beauties dominate Gallatin pageant

     

    Three Owen County girls recently received crowns at the Gallatin County Fair.


  • Three Owen Co. students named to EKU dean’s list

     

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,749 students earned dean’s list honors for the Spring 2013 semester.

    Local students honored are:

  • Breaking bread

    The seniors from the Owen Senior Activity Center would like to thank the First Christian Church for all the great fellowship and breakfast for the month of June. Members of the congregation along with Brother Greg Guy supplied the breakfast every Tuesday along with devotion for the seniors. Right: Everyone enjoyed the breakfast and the time together.