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  • Community Events | October 17, 2017

    Miller family reunion will be Sunday

    The Miller family will be hosting a family reunion Sunday. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. The reunion will be held at the I.O.O.F. Lodge at 141 Seminary Street, Owenton. A potluck meal will begin at 12:30 p.m., so bring a dish or two and drinks. For more information, contact Glenna Clifton at (502) 484-2941 or (502) 514-1563 or Pat Miller (502) 484-2009 or (502) 514-2829.

    OCHS holding open house

  • Power House headed for Super Bowl

    The Owen County Parks and Rec League Power House team is headed to the Super Bowl. The team members have been to the Super Bowl a total of three times together, this will be their fourth trip. The team won the Super Bowl championships in 2015 and 2016 as Mighty Pros. They are 4-2 in pre-playoff and 6-2 after the playoffs. They will head to Grant County Saturday to face Pendleton County in the Super Bowl at 4:30 p.m., at the Grant County High School field. The team is coached by Chris Dempsey (head coach), Chad Carter, Randy Robinson, Josh Mason, Sylis Logsdon and Brian Hawkins.

  • Anna Mae’s jam cake still coveted by family generations later
  • Don Crupper recalls childhood at Fortner Ridge

    It struggles to peek from behind tangled weeds and tall grasses as if  to once again claim its place in history, and if one doesn’t look closely, it’s easy to miss this all but forgotten one-room schoolhouse on Fortner Ridge. However, its story was shared last week at the historical society meeting when Fortner Ridge native Don Crupper described the school’s vital presence in the Fortner community.

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  • Owen District Court | October 18, 2017

    Oct. 13, 2017

    William Marshall Goodwin, 1992, speed 9 mph over, no tail lamps, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., suspended operators license, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, failure to register transfer of motor vehicle and operating on suspended/revoked operators license, bond $1,000, continued on Oct. 27.
    Andy H. Richardson, 1977, contempt of court, bond $1,000, $50 a month till done or bench warrant.

  • Looking Back | October 18, 2017

    Oct. 17, 2012
    5 years ago

    Honor flight sends Owen County man to Washington, D.C.

  • Owenton resident promoted by KSP

    Kentucky State Police Sgt. Josh Lawson, an Owenton resident, received his promotion certificate Sept. 7, from Justice Cabinet Secretary John Tilley (right) and KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders (left). A 12-year veteran of the agency, Lawson is assigned to the KSP Public Affairs Branch in Frankfort.

  • Branch residents becoming environmentally aware

    I am up! And I’ve have had coffee. Not because I really wanted to crawl out from under the covers, but It’s Monday and duty calls. I called Fay, but she didn’t answer. She is either at her daughter’s or just didn’t want to face the day yet. This transition time of year before the time changes is hard for folks like me. It’s too warm to sleep without the window open but by 7 a.m. it’s too chilly to roll out of bed with any enthusiasm.

  • Parents should limit their own screen time