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Public Records

  • 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 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.

  • 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.”

  • Court News | April 27, 2016

    Owen District Court | April 21, 2016

    Jonathan D. Holland, 1976, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, possession of marijuana, pleaded not guilty, hiring attorney, continued first appearance set for May 6.

    Brittany Plummer, 1990, theft by unlawful taking, bonded out.

    Jesse T. Romans, 1993, second-degree assault, pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing set for April 29.

  • Looking back | April 27, 2016

    Weather woes continue
    April 27, 2011
    5 years ago

    As scattered showers continued to fall across Owen County Monday, one Owen County farmer began the cleanup process after a confirmed tornado just over the Grant County line on Pettit Pike destroyed four of his tobacco barns.

    Asa Phillips, a long-time Owen County farmer and first district magistrate said the damages took place Saturday afternoon.

  • Court News | April 20, 2016

    Owen District Court | April 15, 2016

    Deanna T. Edwards, 1975, possession of a controlled substance, continued to April 29.

    Jeremiah B. Judd, 1978, flagrant non-support, continued to April 29.

    Michael P. Ogden, 1989, fourth-degree assault, continued to April 29.

    Joshua B. Phelps, 1987, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, preliminary hearing set for April 29.

    James Phillips Jr., 1987, fourth-degree assault, two counts of contempt of court, continued to April 29.

  • Looking back | April 20, 2016

    Board members balk at some staffing changes
    April 20, 2011
    5 years ago

    An Owen County Elementary School media specialist position will stay intact following Monday’s Owen County Board of Education meeting.

    The board discussed budget considerations for the 2012 fiscal year and voted to keep the media specialist position at the elementary school, despite a recommendation from Owen County Superintendent David Raleigh to eliminate the position.

  • Property Transfers | March 2016

    Editor’s Note: The following property transfer was inadvertently omitted from a recent listing of transfers – Jeffry Thornton, Charlotte Thornton and Lena Ellis to Danny D. Thornton, land on the east side of TA, $3,000.

    Daniel & Dorothy Brumley to David & Tammy Brumley, land in Owen County.

    Bruce Wayne & Carol Annette Harrison to Christopher Baker and Jordan Wilson, land on the southeast side, $97,000.

    Kyle Scott Smither to Lauren Maureen Ashley Hensley, a building and lot.

  • Looking back | April 13, 2016

    City, county brace for budget battles
    April 13, 2011
    Five years ago

    With the 2011-2012 budget looming over the Owen County Fiscal Court and Owenton City Council, cuts are expected to come from both entities.

    Owen Couty Judge-Executive Carolyn Keith said everything is being looked at when it comes to making cuts.

    Both of the county’s largest sources of revenue – the real estate tax and insurance-premium tax – are down.