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Public Records

  • Looking back | June 1, 2016

    At last…a champion
    June 1, 2011 | 5 years ago

    It seemed like it was never going to happen. Instead, the final chapter of Danielle Hoop’s illustrious high school career had a very happy ending.

    In the last race she would ever run in high school, Hoop won the state championship in the 800-meter run. She won it in thrilling fashion as she edged out Ann Eason from Sayre School. The race was so close that officials had to get together to determine that Hoop won by just .005 seconds.

  • Court News | June 1, 2016

    Owen District Court | May 27, 2016

    William Barker, 1987, criminal trespassing, 12 months, to serve 30 days, conditionally discharged for 335 days, no new offenses, court costs, $100 public attorney fee.

    Charles H. Crawford, 1969, third-degree burglary, tampering with physical evidence, drug paraphernalia, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, probable cause established, transferred to grand jury June 14.

    Larry D. Hammond, 1966, flagrant non-support, $1,000 bond set, continued to June 10.

  • Court News | May 25, 2016

    Owen District Court | May 20, 2016

    William Barker, 1987, second-degree burglary, pleaded not guilty, appointed public attorney, preliminary hearing set for May 27.

    Lonnie Gay Coghill, 1957, receiving stolen property under $10,000, pleaded not guilty, appointed public attorney, preliminary hearing set for May 26, transfer case to Carroll County.

  • Looking back | May 25, 2016

    Marshall urges burglary suspect to turn himself in
    May 25, 2011 | 5 years ago

    A Nicholas County man was recently arrested at the Owen County Sheriff’s Office following alleged thefts.

    According to Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond, Larry B. Gaines, 29, of Carlisle, was located May 13 by a U.S. Marshall and was told it would be best if he turned himself in at the sheriff’s office.

    Gaines allegedly broke into a storage building at 3040 Pleasant Grove Rd. and stole Snap-on tools valued at $3,500.

  • Looking back | May 18, 2016

    Dry forces organizing
    May 18, 2011 | 5 years ago

    Beech Grove Baptist Church Pastor Steve Delaney acknowledges keeping Owen County dry will be an uphill battle.

    In talking to local officials, Delaney was told the ratio for people talking to magistrates in favor of going wet is 10-1.

    But as he spoke Monday night as part of a meeting of Citizens for a Dry Owen County, Delaney said his side could prevail.

  • Property Transfers | April 2016

    Robert A. Jacobs and Cynthia S. Jacobs to Daniel Hoagland and Julie Hoagland, two tracts of land, $87,500.

    Mary E. Cress estate to James Martin Code and Carolyn Code, land on Dunavent Ridge, $975.

    J. Mitchell Properties LLC to Michael Joseph Smith, Rose-Thomas subdivision, $114,849.

    Charles Madden to Morgan Gifford, $110,000.

    Aaron Walden to Tim Gierman and Silvia Gierman, Wild Deer Lake Farms, $269,000.

  • Court News | May 11, 2016

    Owen District Court | May 6, 2016

    Danny L. Carrier, 1980, flagrant non-support, contempt of court, continued to July 1 for review.

    Deanna T. Edwards, 1975, possession of a controlled substance, pleaded guilty, 90 days, concurrent with circuit time, credit for any time served.

    Marvin B. Keith, 1986, second-degree burglary, third-degree criminal trespassing, pleaded not guilty, appointed public attorney, preliminary hearing.

    Brenda Beverly vs. Annie Barrett, defendant failed to appear, eviction granted, 7 days to vacate.

  • Grand Jury Indictments | May 3, 2016

    The Owen County grand jury met May 3 and returned the following three indictments:

    Amanda J. Burke, 29, on the charge of first-degree bail jumping.

    According to the indictment, having been released from custody by court order upon condition to appear subsequently at a specified time and place in connection with a charge of having committed a felony, she intentionally failed to appear.

    If convicted, she is punishable my imprisonment for up to 5 years in the penitentiary and a fine of up to $10,000.

    Pleaded not guilty, continued to May 24.

  • Court News | May 4, 2016

    Owen District Court | April 29, 2016

    Paul D. Blackburn, 1980, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, two counts of contempt of court, continued to May 27.

    Deanna T. Edwards, 1975, possession of a controlled substance, continued to May 6.

    Jeremiah B. Judd, 1978, flagrant non-support, dismissed.

    Ashley Mills, 1994, non-support, three counts of contempt of court, continued to May 27.

    Michael P. Ogden, 1989, fourth-degree assault, continued to May 6.

  • Looking back | May 4, 2016

    1,270 names
    May 4, 2011 | 5 years ago

    A wet-dry petition that had been making the rounds in Owen County since January was officially filed at the Owen county Clerk’s Office May 2.

    The petition, which included at least 200 more signatures than needed, was signed by “Citizens for Change and Growth.”