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Today's News

  • Roberts summer get together

    The Roberts brothers and sisters got together with their family and enjoyed good food and fun with each other. Pictured are Linda Oliver of Wheatley, Fordie Roberts of New Liberty, Cora Ann Cooper of Crittenden, Martha Goodrich of Shelbyville (seated), Willard Roberts of Georgetown and Louise Priest of Lawrence, Indiana.

  • New business concentrates on prettier puppies

    Since moving to Owenton from Syracuse, New York with her husband David, Lynn Fratello has fallen in love with the beauty of Kentucky.
    Now she shares another love of hers with the public in the form of caring for some people’s more prized companion - their dog.
    Fratello recently opened Pawsatively K9 Dog Grooming at the shopping center at 318 East Main Street in Owenton.
    A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Dog Grooming, Fratello said she is certified and professional.

  • 100 happy, heathy acres

    Around Hundred Happy Acres Farm, the focus isn’t on growing a profitable crop or raising livestock to rush to market.
    For the Lofald family, owners of the farm, it’s about eating without chemicals, land stewardship and the circle of life.
    “We want our kids to know where their food comes from,” Kenneth Lofald said. “We involve them with everything.”
    Kenneth Lofald and his wife Emily moved to the rural Owen County farm in the Jonesville area in 2009 and soon started a family.

  • Despite protests, Sunday sales approved

    A second reading of an ordinance that will allow Elk Creek Winery to serve alcohol on Sundays between the hours of 1-7 p.m. has been approved by a 3-1 vote of the Owen County Fiscal Court.
    Dozens of citizens attended the Aug. 12 regular meeting of the fiscal court and some were left standing inside the courtroom of the Owen County Courthouse to hear the outcome of the second reading.

  • Top chefs: Rebel Cuisine captures state title

    Owen County is home to a new state championship team.
    Friday, the Owen County Cuisine Rebels took top honors at the second annual Kentucky Farm to School Junior Chef State Tournament during the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.
    The team, made up of Hailey Chappell, Carley Bennett, Kadee Carter, Cannon Goodrich, and Morgan Woodyard, took home top honors for its potato-crusted bacon cheeseburger quiche.

  • Owen County Circuit Court - Aug. 12, 2014

    Bryan P. Briede, 1986, second-degree complicity burglary, complicity receiving stolen property, pleaded guilty, sentencing set for Sept. 23.
    Carrie R. Burgener, 1985, fraudulent use of a credit card under $10,000, motion to void pretrial diversion, order to follow.
    Jeremy T. Deming, 1986, second-degree complicity burglary, complicity receiving stolen property, pleaded guilty, sentencing set for Sept. 23.

  • Engagement: Riley-Perkins

  • Birth Announcement: Kylee Rose Estes

    Anna Garrett Perkins and Bryan Estes are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kylee Rose Estes. She was born June 24, 2014 at LaGrange Hospital, weighing 7 lbs., 14.5 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. Her grandparents are Elizabeth Garrett and the late Robert Garrett of Ghent and Diana and Larry Estes of Owenton.  Kylee was welcomed home by her brothers Brandon, Brentan and Jerek.

  • MBMS volleyball team opens season strong

    The MBMS volleyball team opened its season strong.
    The Lady Rebel’s eighth-grade team attended the Bluegrass Games in Lexington for some preseason action where they faced some of Lexington’s top middle-school teams.
    After falling to Tates Creek, Southern and Jesse Clark middle schools, the Lady Rebels rallied to defeat Bondurant of Frankfort to take third in the bronze division.
    With the season opener on the road with Walton-Verona, the Lady Rebels brought home wins for both the seventh and eighth-grade teams.

  • Lady Rebels soccer return on the pitch

    The beginning of the soccer season meant a pair of road games for the Lady Rebels.
    The first came Aug. 18 at Grant County. The Lady Braves stymied the Lady Rebels’ offense on their way to a 5-0 victory.  It was the second year in a row Grant County has shutout Owen County. They won 3-0 last season.
    On Aug. 20, the team traveled to Covington Latin. Amber Gover and Mikala Byers each had goals while Shelby Sawyer had an assist as the Lady Rebels came back home with a 2-2 tie.