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Today's News

  • Church News | Feb. 22, 2017

    Monterey Baptist Church
    The church is hosting a family Valentine’s party at 6 p.m., Saturday. Come and bring a friend.
    A family movie night will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 4. The movie “The Trolls” will be shown.
    Wednesday night has something for all ages. The Rock Stars (children) meet in the sanctuary, the men’s Bible study meet in the fellowship hall and the women’s Bible study meet in the youth room. All begin at 7 p.m. If there is no school on Wednesday, there will be no Rock Stars that night.

  • Schedule, vendors announced for 12th annual heart walk

    The 12th Annual CHD Awareness Walk will be from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.,  Saturday, March 4, at the Owenton First Baptist Church. We will have the following Christian groups/individuals providing entertainment and giving testimonies for the day:
    11:00 a.m. — Welcome/opening by Emily Lowe, Bereavement Coordinator for Congenital Heart Network of Greater Cincinnati through the Pediatric Congenital Heart Association, Ohio
    11:15-11:45 a.m. — Bode & Chana McKinley
    11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. — Justin Black

  • OCPL participating in Kentucky Bluegrass Awards

    Each year Owen County Public Library joins with public libraries around the state, as well as public and private schools, for the Kentucky Bluegrass Awards to promote good literature for students in kindergarten through grade 12. A committee selects a variety of books at four different levels and then students can vote on their favorite.

  • Fire extinguishers donated to local law enforcement
  • UPDATED: Man and daughter injured in Friday night shooting

     The suspect in a Friday night altercation remains at large after allegedly shooting a man and his daughter at their home on Old Columbus Road.

    Kentucky State Police received a call at 11:18 p.m., after Derrick Mays Thomas, 23, of Mt. Sterling, allegedly arrived at 2060 Old Columbus Rd., where an altercation between he and James Neal, 54, of Owenton, took place. 

  • Remembering Verna Kathryn Payne, 1916-2017

      Her slight frame suggested fragility, yet beneath a delicate outward appearance was an undeniable strength of character and indefatigable spirit that inspired those who came to know and love Verna Kathryn Kemper Payne. 

  • We don’t need to shuffle public money into private pockets to improve education

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    The GOP-dominated Kentucky General Assembly is poised to transform the state’s public education system into a lucrative private investment opportunity with several new bills.

    House Bill 103, sponsored by Republicans Phil Moffett and Wesley Morgan, would allow private entities to skim state revenues from so-called “public charter schools” for their own profit.

  • Looking Back | Feb. 15, 2017

    5 years ago

    Feb. 15, 2012

    City council agrees to drop fourth-class bid

     

    Owenton Mayor Doug West’s decision to trash a bill to make Owenton a fourth-class city was met with applause from approximately 56 people who attended the Feb. 7 city council meeting.

  • Owen District Court | Feb. 15, 2017

    Feb. 10, 2017 

     

    Clifton Bass, theft by deception, contempt of court, pleaded guilty, restitution, fees and costs.

    Jerid Burford, 1982, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, preliminary hearing set for Feb. 17.

  • At the Library | Feb. 15, 2017

     Active Games

    Hula hoops, jump ropes and organized games to get you on your feet and moving. Fun for grades 3-8, from 3:15-4:30 p.m., today (Wednesday). 

    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers

    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for the children. 

    Home School Program — South of the Border