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  • 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.

  • Owen countian takes second place in Rotary speech contest

    On March 29 at South Oldham’s Breakfast Rotary Club Meeting, six students from the Bluegrass Sectional competed in the Rotary Speech Contest.
     Accompanied by his father, Bernie Engelman Sr., communications teacher Mark McDaniel and Owenton Rotary Club President Mark Stallons, Owen County High School sophomore Bernie Engelman represented Owenton Rotary Club.
    The five other contestants traveled across the Bluegrass from North Oldham, Western Hills, South Oldham, Trimble County and Lawrenceburg.

  • Annual shamble raises thousands for Trust for Life

    In its 14th year, the Annual Charlie Satterwhite Golf Shamble was held at the Fairway Golf Course on April 6.
    Several foursomes turned out for a gorgeous day of golf in support of this important event.
    Fairway Golf Course Owner Gilbert England presented a $3,500 check to the Trust For Life’s Satterwhite Recipient Assistance Fund.
    The fund was named in memory of Owen County’s Circuit Court Judge Charles Satterwhite.