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  • Owen County native returns and he’s ready to rock

    For several years, Dan Bourne has only returned to his native Owen County for funerals, reunions and family get-togethers.
    This weekend, Bourne will be back … and he is ready to rock.
    Over the course of the past four decades or so, Bourne has made his living as a musician. He has found success with Caught Red Handed along with band mates Todd Starns, Jimmy Calhoun, John Stinnett and Jack Kennedy.

  • Owen Senior Citizens Club News: Candidate speaks to seniors

    With 12 members and two guests present, the Owen County Senior Citizens Club monthly meeting was called to order on Aug. 20 by president Wanda Moreland.
    Chaplin Marlene Mason provided the monthly scripture reading and the thought for the day, “A few minutes of kindness shown to others, including strangers, can make this world a better place for all.”

  • Community events

    Bruce family to hold reunion on Sept. 13
    All family and friends are invited to attend the Bruce family reunion on  Sept. 13 at Bruce’s Country Inn (B&B) located at 11725 Hwy. 330, Corinth. Lunch will be at 1 p.m.
    Please bring a covered dish and drinks.
    For more information contact Debbie Bruce-Primeau at 502-484-3014 or 502-750-0922 or Lisa Bruce-York at 502-514-6972.

  • Sensabaugh named superintendent for Kentucky American in Owen Co.

    Kentucky American Water has announced that Justin Sensabaugh will be taking a new role as operations superintendent for the utility’s Northern Division. In this role, Sensabaugh will oversee the company’s water and wastewater operations in Gallatin, Grant and Owen counties, with his office based in Owenton.

  • Special birthday: Bessie Chowning

    Bessie Chowning of Shelbyville celebrated her 90th birthday. Her picnic was held at her farm in Owen County. Shown here, standing in front of their farm, is Chowning, with her brother Nelson Jones. Family and friends came from three different states. Chowning has three children, Wanda Bailey, Nancy Metts and Mike Chowning and six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • 4-H News: Join Owen 4-H in new school year

    A new school year is upon us, and it’s a great time to join 4-H, the nation’s largest youth organization. 4-H offers experiential learning to youth ages 9 to 18 with something for all interests from insects to space to sewing. There are topics for all youths. By participating in 4-H, youths develop many essential life skills including responsibility, leadership and self-esteem.

  • New adult learning session to begin

    The Owen County Adult Learning Center will begin a new session Sept. 3.
    If you are interested in earning your GED, updating your math or reading skills for work or continuing education, this is a great opportunity to increase your skills free of charge. 
    Call 502-750-3088 or come by the Adult Learning Center at 103 West Perry by Aug. 28 for more information.
     

  • Spirit pumps return to help football

    The Owen County Friends of Football are asking everyone to help the Owen County High School Rebels football team by using Spirit pumps to fill up.
    With decorated pumps at Southern States and Cowboys, the organization will receive a part of the proceeds from those special pumps’ gas sales.
    The promotion will begin Friday and continue until Oct. 31.

  • Roberts summer get together

    The Roberts brothers and sisters got together with their family and enjoyed good food and fun with each other. Pictured are Linda Oliver of Wheatley, Fordie Roberts of New Liberty, Cora Ann Cooper of Crittenden, Martha Goodrich of Shelbyville (seated), Willard Roberts of Georgetown and Louise Priest of Lawrence, Indiana.

  • New business concentrates on prettier puppies

    Since moving to Owenton from Syracuse, New York with her husband David, Lynn Fratello has fallen in love with the beauty of Kentucky.
    Now she shares another love of hers with the public in the form of caring for some people’s more prized companion - their dog.
    Fratello recently opened Pawsatively K9 Dog Grooming at the shopping center at 318 East Main Street in Owenton.
    A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Dog Grooming, Fratello said she is certified and professional.