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Today's News

  • Community Events | May 10, 2017

    Republican party to meet Thursday
    The Owen County Republican Party will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Smith House Restaurant.

  • Proper etiquette grandmother’s wish for young granddaughter

    The letter was tucked inside an old book in the historical society collections, and the book, titled “The Charm of Fine Manners,” illustrates the high regard placed upon proper etiquette in the 1900s.
    The letter, which was penned almost 100 years ago, was dated December 24, 1922, and was signed “Grandmother.”
    “Grandmother” was an Owen counitan who wrote this lovely note to her granddaughter, Helen; and its contents illustrates the significant impact of grandparents upon the lives of their grandchildren.

  • Derby Day Hospice event another success

    Derby Day and graduation was the big news this past weekend. UK had their graduation ceremonies.

  • At the Library | May 10, 2017

    Paint A Mother’s Day Pot
    Make a gift for mom by painting a vase or pot, then we will make some paper flowers to fill your creation, for grades 2-8. The event will be from 3:15-4:30 p.m., today.

    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers
    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for the children.

  • Wedding: Wash-Fitzgerald

    The families of Andrea Layne Wash and Jared Wayne Fitzgerald would like to extend an invitation to share in their children’s joy and celebration of marriage. The couple will be married at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, at First Baptist Church in Owenton. The reception will be hosted in the family life center immediately following the ceremony. All friends and family are welcome.
    Formal invitations are being sent to out of town guests only.
     

  • HealthPoint announces extended hours

    Beginning June 5, HealthPoint Owenton will be expanding its hours to increase the community’s access and opportunities to receive affordable healthcare.
    The new expanded hours for HealthPoint Owenton will be 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Sunday.
    Same day appointments and walk-ins are welcomed or patients can schedule an appointment by calling toll free (844) 655-6100 or (502) 484-2100.

  • Sports briefs | May 10, 2017

    Baseball team washed out by weather
    The Owen County baseball team lost every game they had scheduled last week. Not to another team but to the weather.

  • Ellis signs with Cumberland Patriots
  • Transferring your farm to the next generation

    BY STEVE MUSEN

    Owen Extension Agent for Ag. and Natural Resources

  • Livestock Market Report | May 10, 2017

    May 3, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 717
    Last Week: 688
    Last Year: 731

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold $5-$10, some up to $12 higher, heifers $5-$8 some up to $12 higher, slaughter cows and bulls steady.
    Feeders: 627
    Slaughter: 74
    Replacements: 16