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Today's News

  • Perry Park man reportedly suffers third-degree burns

    A Perry Park resident is being taken to the University of Cincinnati Hospital after he reportedly received third-degree burns earlier today.
    New Liberty Fire Chief Greg Davis responded to the scene at 155 Green Meadow Drive after a man attempted to burn leaves in his yard. Davis said the man was wearing a "highly flammable, slick jogging suit."
    "He was talking with us very coherent," Davis said. "(The burns) didn't appear to be anything really deep except for his hands."

  • Inventor received little credit for brilliancy

    It’s the little-known stories of everyday folks that create entertaining chapters of history. Kentucky claims many of these stories, and though some Kentuckians became famous, the accomplishments of many others were unknown outside their local area.
    Although Marconi claimed to have invented the radio, Nathan B. Stublefield, a farmer, fruit grower and electrician from Murray, Ky., was the first to invent this piece of technology that changed the world.

  • Who is it? | December 13, 2017
  • Looking Back | December 13, 2017

    5 years ago
    Dec. 12, 2012

    A lesson in giving: students work to make sure others have a merry Christmas

    A lesson better than anything out of a textbook is what one of Owen County’s third grade teachers has been sharing with her students for over a decade.
    Owen County Elementary school teacher Mary Inman began the “caring project” with her students when she began teaching 12 years ago, a tradition that she has continued watch holiday season and one that she says her students are always happy to get behind.

  • Looking Back | December 13, 2017

    5 years ago
    Dec. 12, 2012

    A lesson in giving: students work to make sure others have a merry Christmas

    A lesson better than anything out of a textbook is what one of Owen County’s third grade teachers has been sharing with her students for over a decade.
    Owen County Elementary school teacher Mary Inman began the “caring project” with her students when she began teaching 12 years ago, a tradition that she has continued watch holiday season and one that she says her students are always happy to get behind.

  • November Property Transfers

    Lloyd Douglas Johnson, Debbie J. Johnson and Debbie J. Terell to Casey A. Pierson and Shannon Pierson, land in Owen County, $35,000.
    John T, Newcomb and Barbara K. Newcomb to James Asa. Phillips and Alesha Michelle Phillips, two adjoining tracts of land, parcel 2, $450,000.
    Shirley A. Caudill to James Urban Barrett Jr., James Barrett and Marilyn Jean Barrett, lots 7 and 8, Perry Park Resort in Owen County, $240,000.
    Gloria Ackerman to Ronald J. Volkman, lot 1169, Elk Lake Shores Subdivision, $24,000.

  • Owen District Court | December 13, 2017

    Dec. 5, 2017

    Jeffery Lane Allnutt, 1957, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree possession of controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure of owner to maintain required insurance or security, one headlight and rear license not illuminated.
    Bobby C. Beckley, 1955, third-degree complicity burglary, complicity receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, continued on Dec. 19.
    James Aaron Clark, 1981, three counts of third-degree arson, continued on Jan. 9.

  • OCHS announces November/December students of the month
  • Kallie Faith Welsh
  • ‘Earth home’ aids furry friends too

    We had our first snow on the Branch this week. It was something of a shock after the long stretch of mild weather we have had all fall. It wasn’t much, just enough to make the roads slick. We canceled church because our preacher has to drive from Lexington and Sue has to now drive to Owenton, up the Gratz hill and back to Monterey to get to our church.