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Today's News

  • Owen County Circuit Court - Sept. 9, 2014

    Derrick J. Anderson, 1981, theft by unlawful taking, adopted plea agreement.
    Sean E. Armstrong, 1971, first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree sexual abuse victim under 12 years old, promoting a sexual performance by a minor under age of 18, promoting sex performance by a minor under 16 years of age, continued to Sept. 23.
    Joyce A. Booth, 1963, third counts of unlawful distribution of a meth precursor, pleaded guilty.
    Regina Brackin, 1990, probation violation, motion to revoke probation, denied, continued to Sept. 23.

  • Owen County District Court - Sept. 12, 2014

    Keddie Bevis, 1960, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, bonded out.
    Kayla M. Mayer, 1990, no or expired registration plates, no or expired Kentucky registration receipt, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, first-degree possession of drug unspecified, pleaded not guilty, appointed public attorney, preliminary hearing set for Sept. 19.
    Gerald Moore, 1950, theft by deception, dismissed.
    Arbia T. Phillips Jr., 1987, flagrant non-support, preliminary hearing held, probable cause found to transfer to grand jury.

  • Kay’s Branch News: Cooler weather brings more events and fun

    We have finally gotten the roof on the new shed and started splitting and stacking wood.
    We worked at Ann’s over the weekend. The weather has been great for the job - chilly with sunshine. You can dress in layers and peel as the temperature warms.

  • Weaving a new skill

    There werer several participants in the recent basket-weaving class held at the Owen County Public Library enjoyed learning a new skill.  Ken Hanson directed the class as they learned how to construct a Cape Cod Blueberry basket.  Hanson has baskets on display in the Kentucky History Room at the library.  The library is open until 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

     

  • Chisholm wins: Owen County student to compete at Disney World

    Veronica Chisholm, 17, daughter of Tim and Rhonda Chisholm of Owenton, has been selected to represent Kentucky at the 2014 Miss American Teen Pageant.
    As the Miss Kentucky Teen, Chisholm will be attending the national pageant for her age group in Florida at Walt Disney World during the week of Thanksgiving 2014. She will compete for the national pageant title of Miss American Teen and thousands of dollars in cash awards, prizes and scholarships.

  • Emergency official urges public to have a plan

    In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, Gov. Steve Beshear proclaimed September as Preparedness Month in Kentucky.
    Partnering with Kentucky Emergency Management, Owen County Emergency Management is urging Kentuckians to “be aware - be prepared - have a plan.”

  • Take a tour: Woman’s Club tour of homes

    The home of John and Crystal Lilly at 320 Green Acres will be featured on the Woman’s Club tour of homes from 1-5 p.m., Oct. 5.  The three bedroom, two bath home with a full basement and two car garage was built in 2006.  This attractive home, built on a sloping lot, has beautiful landscaping and an inviting front porch.  This is a must see.  Tickets available from members, library or day of tour.

     

  • Descendants of Reese-Holbert hold family reunion

    The descendants of Farmer Reese and Nannie Bell Holbert met for their annual reunion on Sept. 14.
    Everyone enjoyed the beautiful day with good fellowship and a delicious meal.

  • Losing streak continues: Lloyd High School knocks off Owen County Friday night, 47-14

    The Owen County High School football team remains in search of that elusive first win of the 2014 season.
    On Friday night, the team traveled to Erlanger for a contest with the Lloyd High School Juggernauts.
    It was the second time in three seasons the Rebels and Juggernauts have squared off at Cecil Dees Field. It was also the second time in that same span Lloyd has defeated Owen County at home.
    On Friday night, it was the home team getting the best of the Rebels winning 47-14.

  • Rebel Ramblings:Next game - at home against Bellevue, 7:30 p.m.

    • Owen County High School lost 61-0 last year in Bellevue.
    • Bellevue is 2-1 against Class 2A District 5 teams this season. They lost to Walton-Verona and have beaten Gallatin County and Carroll County high schools.
    • Owen County High School Head Football Coach Adam Fowler is 1-2 versus Bellevue.
    • The last time the Rebels defeated the Tigers was a 38-12 victory on Sept. 23, 2011 on the road.
    • The Tigers are looking for their fourth-straight winning season. They have finished 7-5 the last three years.