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Public Records

  • Looking Back | August 16, 2017

    5 years ago
    Aug. 15, 2012

    Elementary students take over former middle school

    As students in Owen County returned back to school today, those at Owen County Elementary School had a completely revamped facility to kick the year off in.
    After housing Maurice Bowling Middle School students for nearly 26 years, the building at 1960 Hwy. 22 East will now be home to elementary students after the Owen County Board of Education approved a $1.6 million building and grounds plan in 2011.

  • Owen District Court | August 8, 2017

    Aug. 8, 2017

    Nick L. Barrett, 1982, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, heroin.
    Bobby C. Beckley, 1955, third-degree burglary, receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, pre-trial conference set for Sept. 12.
    Matthew T. Bedford, 1986, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, three years, waive fines, to serve 60 days, credit time served.

  • Looking Back | August 9, 2017

    5 years ago
    Aug. 8, 2012

    School board tax plan faces public hearing

  • July Property Transfers

    Roger L. Bihl II and Pamela H. Bihl to William D Wright and Brenda L. Wright, land in Owen County, parcel a, division for Pamela and Roger Bihl, $144,000.
    Eddie D. New to Janetta A. New, land in Owen County.
    Janetta A. New to Eddie D. New, land in Owen County.
    Frances Doreen McElroy to Geraldd Jones, two parcels of land, $19,800.
    Sharon Hohn, Michael Hohn, Ron Dickman, Diane Tesch, Ralph Dickman and Marie Dickman to Richard R. Dickman, lot 425 and 426, Elk Lake Shores Subdivision, $5,500.

  • Looking Back | July 26, 2017

    July 25, 2012
    5 years ago
    Fitzgerald has spent a lifetime focusing on children: 2012 Owen County Mother of the Year

    Some may remember her as a school bus driver, others as an Owen County School District cafeteria worker, or cheering on Owen County’s many sports – but this year everyone will know Bonnie Fitzgerald as Owen County Mother of the year.
    Fitzgerald received the honor July 18 at the Owen County 4-H Fair and Horse Show.

  • Owen District Court | July 26, 2017

    July 21, 2017

    Phillip William Allen, 1973, second-degree fleeing or evading police, one headlight, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt and failure to produce insurance card, continued on Aug. 18.
    Rodrick Deitz, 1979, second-degree assault, preliminary hearing set for July 28.

  • Looking Back | July 19, 2017

    5 years ago
    July 18, 2012
    Danielle Hoop takes home title

    The 38th Miss Owen County Fair was crowned during the opening night of the Owen County 4-H Fair and Horse Show Monday.
    Danielle Hoop, 19, will now have the chance to compete in the Miss Kentucky County Fair Pageant in January.
    Hoop said she began competing in pageants when she was about 14.

  • Owen District Court | July 16, 2017

    July 11, 2017

    James D. Baynum, 1960, diversion completion, dismissed.
    Bobby C. Beckley, 1955, third-degree complicity burglary, complicity receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, continued to Aug. 8.
    James Aaron Clark, 1981, three counts of third-degree arson, continued to Aug. 8.
    Eugene Collins Jr., 1964, status hearing, continued to July 25.
    Steven Frazier, 1985, probation violation, continued to July 25.
    Steven Frazier, 1985, probation violation, continued to July 25.

  • Looking Back | July 12, 2017

    5 years ago
    July 11, 2012
    Owen Co. Fair
    returns

    For 81 years, the annual Owen County 4-H Fair and Horse Show has brought smiles to the faces of the young and old with a variety of activities and summertime fun.
    Owen County Fair Board President Mark Baldwin assures that this year’s fair will be more of the same, with new memories made each night.
    The fair will kick off Saturday with a walking horse show at 6:30 p.m.

  • July Property Transfers

    Roger L. Bihl II and Pamela H. Bihl to William D Wright and Brenda L. Wright, land in Owen County, parcel a, division for Pamela and Roger Bihl, $144,000.
    Eddie D. New to Janetta A. New, land in Owen County.
    Janetta A. New to Eddie D. New, land in Owen County.
    Frances Doreen McElroy to Geraldd Jones, two parcels of land, $19,800.
    Sharon Hohn, Michael Hohn, Ron Dickman, Diane Tesch, Ralph Dickman and Marie Dickman to Richard R. Dickman, lot 425 and 426, Elk Lake Shores Subdivision, $5,500.