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Public Records

  • Looking Back | Jan. 11, 2017

    Jan. 11, 2012
    5 years ago
    Group steps in to help meet the needs

    The holidays may be over, but members of Monterey Baptist Church hope to keep the season of giving alive throughout the upcoming weeks.
    During a planning meeting this past fall, Marsha Derringer came up with the idea of the 12 Weeks of Christmas for Meeting the Needs. Meeting the Needs, a ministry that started in 2005, is a faith-based, non-profit organization. Volunteers from local churches help families who are in crisis with food, clothing and other emergency situations.

  • Looking Back | Jan. 4 2017

    Jan. 4, 2012
    5 years ago
    Tobacco setting is focus of new barn
    artwork

    As winter set in, Owen countians and those traveling through the area had the opportunity to catch a glimpse of summer labor and its history.
    The third Agricultural Heritage Trail Committee tobacco barn mural was installed Dec. 30 on a barn located on U.S. 127 North. The barn is owned by Johnny and Pat Craigmyle.

  • Looking Back | Dec. 21, 2016

    Dec. 21, 2011
    5 years ago
    Owen team honored for
    service

    When disaster strikes Owen County, the Owen County Emergency Management team has continuously been at the ready to assist citizens across the community.

  • Looking Back | Dec. 7

    Dec. 7, 2011
    5 years ago
    Memory of lost friend will help others live

    Saying goodbye to a friend hasn’t been easy for many Owen County High Scool students, but they are determined to keep her memory alive in all school activites.
    The Owen County High School National Honor Society, in partnerhisp with the Kentucky Blood Center, will hold its second blood drive of the school year Monday, in memory of senior Rebekah Gaines who died Oct. 16.

  • Livestock Market Report | Dec. 7, 2016

    Nov. 30, 2016

    Cattle Receipts: 815
    Last week: 418
    Last year: 879

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold $3-$6 higher, heifers $3-$6, some $6-$7 higher on a high demand, slaughter cows and bulls $2 lower.

    Feeders: 749
    Slaughter: 53
    Replacements: 13

  • Looking Back | Nov. 30, 2016

    Nov. 30, 2011
    5 years ago
    Court may shut down section of Old Sparta Road

    A portion of the Old Sparta Road could soon be closed indefinitely to traffic after the Owen County Fiscal Court voted to begin the process and hold a public hearing.
    Owen County Judge-executive Carolyn Keith said the portion of Old Sparta Road begins when driving down the hill into Sparta. Two doublewide trailers sit on a caving-in hillside, Keith said.
    There are no residents in the section being discussed.

  • Looking Back | Nov. 23, 2016

    Nov. 23, 2011
    5 years ago
    Cause to Celebrate

    Following a keynote address by Dr. James Henning at the 11th annual Owen County Chamber of Commerce dinner Monday, awards were given to outstanding business person of the year, outstanding business of the year and the latest addition the Owen County Retired Teacher’s Association Wall of Fame.

  • Looking Back | Nov. 16, 2016

    Nov. 15, 2011
    5 years ago
    Extension service helps guests get ready for the holidays

    It’s never too early to begin decking the halls for the holiday.
    The Owen County Extension Service hosted its annual Holiday Trimmings Workshop Nov. 10. The workshop is held the second Thursday of every November and has remained an Owen County holiday tradition since the mid-1980s.

  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing says ‘thank you’ as part of 30th anniversary

    By Rachel Volk
    Georgetown News-Graphic
    Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky pulled a Publisher’s Clearing House on several non-profits in Georgetown Thursday morning.
    As part of its 30th anniversary celebration, Toyota surprised The Gathering Place Mission, Georgetown-Scott County Immigrant Initiative and Scott County Habitat for Humanity with $10,000 each.

  • Livestock Market Report | Nov. 16, 2016

    Nov. 9, 2016

    Cattle Receipts: 554
    Last Week: 647
    Last Year: 889

    Feeders: 472
    Slaughter: 68
    Replacements: 14

    Compared to last week: All classes sold steady.
    Slaughter cows made up 11 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, and feeders 84 percent replacements 3 percent. The feeder supply included 29 percent steers, 33 percent heifers, and 38 percent bulls. Near 41 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.