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Local News

  • Judo club announces winners from fund-raiser

    The Owen County Judo Team’s annual Easter fund-raiser was a huge success. Organizers want to send thanks to everyone who supported the fund-raiser. Pictured are this year’s winners.
     

  • High school honor roll

    Ninth-Grade
    Super Honor Roll
    Jarrod Ball, Allison Dempsey, Leah Johnson, Kayla Miles

    Regular Honor Roll

  • Elementary school honor roll

    Third-Grade
    Super Honor Roll

  • Wheatley News By Rena Kendall

    The Wheatley Community Center has scheduled a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Community Center.  There are several items of business that need to be discussed including  repairs on the building.  One family from the Wheatley Community  donated a new gas furnace, so plans need to be made for this installation.  We certainly appreciate their generous contribution.

  • Losing winners

  • MBMS to hold art extravaganza

    Maurice Bowling Middle School will host its Art Extravaganza May 1 from 2-4 p.m. at the multipurpose room.
    Organizers have created an art digital database with all student artwork.  You can go into the database and look at your child’s work from this year and order keepsakes.
    There will be a digital art workshop where guests can create their own artwork on a computer with name and hobbies. Guests can then order magnets or a print of the artwork for home.

  • Community Events

    City council to hold workshop
    The Owenton City Council will be conducting a special meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. for the purpose of a budget workshop.

    Free Internet safety lessons Thursday
    Do you Facebook? Want to learn how to stay safe online? Come listen as Mark McChesney gives us the “ins and outs” of technologies from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Owen County Public Library. Call the library now to register.

  • Local officials taking part in quake drill

    Kentucky is preparing for the Great Central US Shake Out Earthquake Drill, scheduled for April 28 and the National Level Exercise 2011, scheduled for May 16-20. Scientists, experts and emergency management officials are aware earthquakes similar to, if not greater than, those that recently struck Japan and New Zealand could hit Kentucky anywhere, at any time and we are taking steps to educate and prepare Kentuckians.

  • State police find meth lab, arrest one

    A Corinth man has been arrested following the discovery of a meth lab April 14.
    Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Trooper Michael B. Webb said the state police arrived on the scene at about 6:53 p.m., where they found meth-cooking vessels and other paraphernalia used to make methamphetamine at 12095 Hwy. 330.
    Webb said James E. Howard, 21, was arrested at the location and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine (first offense), possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a methamphetamine precursor and possession of marijuana.

  • Relay 2011 will be biggest ever

    With more committee members and teams than ever before, Owen County Relay for Life Chair Jenni Duncan is looking forward to a successful year for the 14th annual event.
    The Relay for Life steering committee, which begins work on the event each November, has grown from 12 to 19 members and the number of teams has escalated to 34.