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Public Records

  • District Court News | June 28, 2016

    June 23, 2017

    Sharon L. Herzner, 1984, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, dismissed; operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $200, $375 fee to alcohol and drug education, court costs, operator’s license suspended for 90 days; failure to produce insurance card, dismissed.
    Brandi Wright, 1982, theft by unlawful taking all others under $500, pleaded guilty, 60 days to serve concurrent with state time, $102.80 restitution, to pay by Dec. 8.

  • May Property Transfers

    Steven W. Aulbach and Karen M. Aulbach to Elizabeth A. Lowe and Jacob W. Riddle, land in Owen County, tract two, Ruby farm, $42,000.
    William H. Keiser and Alice R. Keiser to William H. Keiser Jr. Revocable Trust, Lots 318 and 319 and 320, Hide-A-Way Hills subdivision.
    Beechan K. Robbins to Michael W. Hobbs and Shawna Hammond Hobbes, three tracts of land in Owen County, $186,000.
    Edward Jr. Hunter to Charles W. jones and Kathy E. Jones, tract five, Jones land division, $25,000.

  • Looking Back | May 3, 2017

    5 years ago
    May 2, 2012
    Domestic case lead to drug indictment

    A convicted felon was recently indicted on methamphetamine charges after Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond was called to his residence over a domestic dispute.
    The incident took place during the afternoon hours April 20 at 1675 Hwy. 35. While at the residence Hammond said Kentucky State Trooper Dave Roberts stopped to see if everything was OK.

  • Owen District Court | May 3, 2017

    April 28, 2017

    Joshua S. Bush, 1991, one headlight, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, contempt of court, continued to May 12.
    Joshua S. Bush, 1991, theft by unlawful taking under $500, contempt of court, continued to May 12.
    Jacqueline J. Claypool, 1983, flagrant non-support, contempt of court, continued to May 12.
    Jacqueline J. Claypool, 1983, flagrant non-support, two counts of contempt of court, continued to May 12.

  • Looking Back | April 26, 2017

    5 years ago |
    April 25, 2012
    Board agrees to maintain certification supplement

    Eight Owen County teachers will continue to receive a $500 supplement after the Owen County Board of Education voted to take it off the table as a potential cut.
    The eight teachers who receive the supplement are certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
    Teachers can receive national board certification by passing assessments that are reviewed by specially trained educators outside the district.

  • Looking Back | April 5, 2017

    April 4, 2012
    5 years ago
    Georgia educator to lead Owen County High

    When the doors of Owen County High School open for the 2012-2013 school year students will be under new leadership.
    Duane Kline, who currently serves as director of operations for the Butts County School District in Georgia, was awarded the position out of a total of 12 applicants.

  • Owen District Court | April 5, 2017

    March 31, 2017

    Kelissa E. Hunter, 1974, fourth-degree assault, continued to April 7.
    David R. Rabourn, 1986, reckless driving, driving on a DUI suspended license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, controlled substance prescription not in original container, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, waive preliminary hearing, continued to May 2.
    Suzi M. Richey, 1997, fourth-degree assault, continued to April 7.

  • Looking Back | March 29, 2017

    March 28, 2012
    5 years ago
    Rolling out in style

    The Owen County Volunteer Fire Department has a new addition to its team that chief Robb Chaney said will better help protect the people and property of Owen County.
    The department unveiled its new fire truck, a 2011 International, March 22.
    Chaney said the truck committee met for four months, five nights and a week, in order to choose the truck they felt was best for their department.

  • Owen District Court | March 29, 2017

    March 24, 2017

    Cornelia Jump, 1984, flagrant non-support, preliminary hearing set for July 14.
    Eric S. Walters, 1978, second-degree fleeing or evading the police, pleaded guilty, 60 days to serve concurrent with state time.
    Owen Fiscal Court vs. Joshua Gibson, motion to require answer to interrogatories, no service, continued to April 21.
    Bowling Insurance Agency Inc. vs. James Lyons, motion for discovery and inspection continued from Feb. 24, continued to April 21.

  • Looking Back | March 22, 2017

    March 21, 2012
    5 years ago
    Students gather wisdom from members of the community

    Each eighth- and 10th-grade student in Owen County recently had the opportunity to meet with a member of the community in a statewide effort to better prepare students for post-graduation life.
    The effort, called Operation Preparation, was announced in August 2011 by Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday.
    The week of college and career readiness advising was held March 12-16 and was not mandatory, but advised.