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Today's News

  • Remembering the ‘pie ladies’ of Dog Hill

    They were called “the pie ladies,” and a child living on Dog Hill (East Adair) in the late 1950s and early 1960s most likely purchased one of the flaky muffin-size pies that the pie ladies sold for a quarter.

  • Looking Back | August 16, 2017

    5 years ago
    Aug. 15, 2012

    Elementary students take over former middle school

    As students in Owen County returned back to school today, those at Owen County Elementary School had a completely revamped facility to kick the year off in.
    After housing Maurice Bowling Middle School students for nearly 26 years, the building at 1960 Hwy. 22 East will now be home to elementary students after the Owen County Board of Education approved a $1.6 million building and grounds plan in 2011.

  • Owen District Court | August 8, 2017

    Aug. 8, 2017

    Nick L. Barrett, 1982, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, heroin.
    Bobby C. Beckley, 1955, third-degree burglary, receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, pre-trial conference set for Sept. 12.
    Matthew T. Bedford, 1986, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, three years, waive fines, to serve 60 days, credit time served.

  • Peas and Poetry, meteorite shower make for big week on the Branch

    Schools starts today. I haven’t had a child in school since John graduated, I won’t tell you how long ago that has been. My great-grandchildren will be starting school in Frankfort.
    Noel Thomas started his bus route Monday. He is driving some students to classes in Carrollton. Joel will have to start coordinating his deliveries in the late afternoon with the bus run coming home. Kay’s Branch Road is not built for school buses and semis to coexist.

  • Community Events | August 16. 2017

    FCC Food Pantry open today, Aug. 19

    The FCC Community Food Pantry, 217 W. Seminary St., will be open from 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Aug. 16 and Saturday, Aug. 19.

    Cammack reunion set for Sunday

    The annual Cammack family reunion will be held Sunday, at the Macedonia Baptist Church, 14545 Jonesville Road, Jonesville. We will plan to eat around 1 p.m. We hope to see many friends and family there. For more information, call Bev Hearn at (859) 393-7328 or Jimmy Cammack (502) 484-3858.

  • At the Library | August 16, 2017

    Don’t forget the solar eclipse on Aug. 21.
     
    Third Thursday hang out for middle schoolers

    Are you a middle-schooler looking for a place to hang out with your friends? Snacks, games and a space is yours at the library.  For grades 5-8 only, 3:15-4:30 p.m., Thursday.
    Grilling with Caleb
    Caleb continues to unravel grilling mysteries. This month’s class is devoted to grilling seafood properly and tastily at 6 p.m., Thursday.

    Walk Away the Pounds

  • Kentucky’s circuit clerks celebrate 25 years of saving lives through donation

    The Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life, Kentucky’s Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Program, will soon celebrate its 25th anniversary.
    On Aug. 10, 1992, the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks created the Trust For Life (TFL) to educate Kentuckians about the life-saving mission of organ donation.

  • Owen County volleyball teams are serving into their next season

    Bumping, setting and spiking into the new school year has become a norm for Owen County, though there is still room for change as a new season begins. With multiple new coaches and a busy upcoming season, the Owen County Volleyball teams have an interesting season planned for them throughout this school year.

  • Indeterminate or determinate?

    By Jeneen Wiche

  • Livestock Market Report | August 9, 2017

    Aug. 9, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 665
    Aug. 2: 246
    Last Year: 538

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers during the morning sale sold stead to $3 higher, afternoon sales were sharply lower, slaughter cows and bulls were steady.

    Feeders: 587
    Slaughter: 62
    Replacements: 16