The Owen County Adult Learning Center Class of 2011 celebrated its accomplishments June 26 at the Owen County Extension Building.
The graduates represent a broad cross section of people in the community. They range in age from 17 to 56. But they all have dreams to fulfill and stories to tell.
The ceremonies began with a welcome from Veronica Gayle, director for adult education.
She expressed heart-felt thanks for the support shown by the audience for the students represented on this great occasion.
Acreage reports are required for many Farm Service Agency programs. Acreage reports are needed to maintain eligibility for the Noninsured Crop Assistance Program and the Conservation Reserve Program.
The final date to report all crops, except small grains and certain NAP crops, is July 15.
A grungy bathroom is not only unpleasant to look at, it’s also a breeding ground for germs, mold and mildew. Here are 12 tips to help keep the bathroom clean and sparkling on a daily basis. For a family with members with asthma, many of these best practices will help keep mold and mildew — which can trigger an asthma or allergy attack —under control.
1. Use the bathroom fan: It can help remove the moisture that causes mold and mildew. Vacuum the vents regularly to remove any dust that might inhibit the fan’s effectiveness.
We would like to announce the upcoming wedding of Amy Kelly and Gary Herring. She is the daughter of Robert and Belinda Kelly. He is the son of Alfa Bowling and Marshall Bowling. They will be united at noon July 16, 2011, at Owenton Church of Christ. All friends and family are invited.
If you are a female farmer or rancher or a Hispanic farmer or rancher and you believe that the United States Department of Agriculture improperly denied farm loan benefits to you for certain time periods between 1981 and 2000 because of your gender or race, you may be eligible to apply for compensation. “We want all producers in Kentucky who may be eligible to have the opportunity to participate in this claims process,” said John W. McCauley, Kentucky Farm Service Agency state executive director.
Marlee Lathrem won 2011 Pre-Teen Gallatin County June 22. She will represent Gallatin County at the Kentucky State Fair Pageant in Louisville this October. She is the 12-year-old daughter of Brian and Rita Lathrem and will be in the seventh grade this year at Maurice Bowling Middle School.
Kentucky American Water congratulates the winners of its recent Kentucky River Art Contest coordinated by Pam Michels, art teacher at Owen County Elementary School, and Pat Banks, an artist herself and director of the Kentucky RiverKeeper program. Kentucky RiverKeeper helps to highlight the
Kentucky River and the protection of the Kentucky River watershed.
The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch opened for its 36th year of reaching Kentucky’s youth June 5, with boys in attendance. The 2011 camping season will run for eight weeks, serving both boys and girls, alternately, through the end of July.