Today's News

  • Church News | Nov. 30, 2016

    Cedar Hill Baptist
    Bro. Bill’s message was from Psalms 23 giving us encouragement in life and victory in following Christ. The evening message was from Luke 15 encouraging us to look at people and things with the heart of Jesus.
    At 6 p.m. today (Wednesday), we will resume ARC. We will be working on the Christmas program for Sunday night.
    The Hanging of the Greens and our ARC Christmas program will begin at 6 p.m., Sunday. Join us for this special event.

  • Local non-profit receives $25,000 contribution

    In honor of Veterans Day, AT&T recently contributed $25,000 to Operation Honor to support its efforts in serving active duty military personnel, veterans and their families.

  • Kitschy pilgrim candles a reminder of ‘homeless’ holiday

    They’re sort of tacky, and look out of place beside my wedding sterling and Mother’s bone china. But I adore them. I bought them at K-Mart 20 years ago when I was homeless.  

  • Turkeys have a long, rich American history

    In 1782 the bald eagle was chosen as the centerpiece for the great seal of the United States. The following year, Benjamin Franklin declared that the artistic rendition of the eagle looked more like a turkey, which he postulated would have been a better choice as an American symbol.
    In a letter to his daughter, Franklin wrote: “Others object to the bald eagle as looking too much a dindon, or turkey. For my own part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country.”

  • Looking Back | Nov. 23, 2016

    Nov. 23, 2011
    5 years ago
    Cause to Celebrate

    Following a keynote address by Dr. James Henning at the 11th annual Owen County Chamber of Commerce dinner Monday, awards were given to outstanding business person of the year, outstanding business of the year and the latest addition the Owen County Retired Teacher’s Association Wall of Fame.

  • Santa Claus returns to Owenton Dec. 4

    The Owen County Christmas Parade will be held this year on Sunday, Dec. 4.
    The theme this year will be “A Storybook Christmas.” There will be three categories for the floats: wagon/trailer (large), truck bed and utility vehicles (golf carts, ATVs, etc.)
    First place prize for wagon/trailer is $200, second place $150. First place for truck bed is $100, second place $50. First place for utility vehicles is $75, second place $50.

  • Extension office offers tips for great turkey

    by Judy Hetterman

  • At the Library | Nov. 23, 2016

    Adult Exercise
    Come to the library to follow Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds fitness DVD. This fat-burning fitness program is a gentle and effective form of exercise that helps you burn fat naturally for lasting results, beginning at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 25.
    Suitable for all skill levels, come join us at 10:30 a.m. for a yoga class that includes breathing exercises, yoga poses and relaxation. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a beach towel or exercise mat.
    Personal Medicare Review or Enrollment

  • Community Events | Nov. 23, 2016

    All Pro Dad Breakfast will be Nov. 30
    All Pro Dad Breakfast at MBMS will be from 7:45-8:15 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30. All parents of MBMS students are invited and encouraged to attend. For more information please contact Becky Mefford at YSC Coordinator at (502) 484-4017 or becky.mefford@owen.kyschools.us
    Santa’s Castle Dec. 3

  • Runnin’ Rebels tip off new season Tuesday

    A new basketball season will tip-off in Owenton on Tuesday night. The Rebels open up the 2016-2017 campaign against Eminence.
    Owen County is coming off a historic season that saw the Rebels finish 29-4. They won their second straight 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic and advanced to the semifinals of the State Tournament. The Rebels captured their fifth straight 31st District title before being knocked out of the 8th Region Tournament by the eventual champion South Oldham.