The Owen County Historical Society will feature guest speaker Mel Hankla at its monthly meeting on May 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the I.O.O.F. Hall.
Hankla is known for his portrayal of famous Kentuckians George Rogers Clark, Simon Kenton, Isaac Shelby and Cassius Clay.
His presentation, Kentucky Powder Horns, will include the powder horn of Jacob Hessler, early justice of peace, sheriff and founder of Heslerville, the first county seat of Owen County. The first county court met in Hesler’s home.