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Today's News

  • Perry Park man reportedly suffers third-degree burns

    A Perry Park resident is being taken to the University of Cincinnati Hospital after he reportedly received third-degree burns earlier today.
    New Liberty Fire Chief Greg Davis responded to the scene at 155 Green Meadow Drive after a man attempted to burn leaves in his yard. Davis said the man was wearing a "highly flammable, slick jogging suit."
    "He was talking with us very coherent," Davis said. "(The burns) didn't appear to be anything really deep except for his hands."

  • Single-vehicle crash claims 2 lives Friday

    A single-vehicle crash claimed the lives of two Owen County residents Friday.
    Kentucky State Police Post 5 Campbellsburg received a call from an injury accident around 9:20 p.m. Owen County Sheriff’s Deputies Marvin Goodrich and Daniel Tracy were the first to arrive on scene at the Greenup Road entrance to Lucas Lane, where they found a black 2013 Chevy Impala resting on its top.

  • KSP seeking information on damages to Severn Creek bridge

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced last week that the Highway 355 bridge over Severn Creek could remain closed until spring 2018 after the bridge received significant structural damage last month.
    The bridge was originally given a weight restriction, though engineers inspecting the bridge decided to close it shortly after due to multiple vehicles violating the weight requirement posted on the bridge, according to a transportation cabinet news release.

  • iLEAD Academy students to set up shop for Christmas

    Pop up shops are becoming a new trend as businesses and organizations set up shop at various locations for only a day or two. While a majority of these shops pop up in bigger cities, one will be bringing Christmas spirit closer to home.
    iLEAD Academy is an ever-growing career academy that aims to help students achieve college and career readiness. Along with helping students inside the classroom, iLEAD Academy is also looking for more ways to help students outside of the classroom.

  • Inventor received little credit for brilliancy

    It’s the little-known stories of everyday folks that create entertaining chapters of history. Kentucky claims many of these stories, and though some Kentuckians became famous, the accomplishments of many others were unknown outside their local area.
    Although Marconi claimed to have invented the radio, Nathan B. Stublefield, a farmer, fruit grower and electrician from Murray, Ky., was the first to invent this piece of technology that changed the world.

  • Who is it? | December 13, 2017
  • Looking Back | December 13, 2017

    5 years ago
    Dec. 12, 2012

    A lesson in giving: students work to make sure others have a merry Christmas

    A lesson better than anything out of a textbook is what one of Owen County’s third grade teachers has been sharing with her students for over a decade.
    Owen County Elementary school teacher Mary Inman began the “caring project” with her students when she began teaching 12 years ago, a tradition that she has continued watch holiday season and one that she says her students are always happy to get behind.

  • Looking Back | December 13, 2017

    5 years ago
    Dec. 12, 2012

    A lesson in giving: students work to make sure others have a merry Christmas

    A lesson better than anything out of a textbook is what one of Owen County’s third grade teachers has been sharing with her students for over a decade.
    Owen County Elementary school teacher Mary Inman began the “caring project” with her students when she began teaching 12 years ago, a tradition that she has continued watch holiday season and one that she says her students are always happy to get behind.

  • November Property Transfers

    Lloyd Douglas Johnson, Debbie J. Johnson and Debbie J. Terell to Casey A. Pierson and Shannon Pierson, land in Owen County, $35,000.
    John T, Newcomb and Barbara K. Newcomb to James Asa. Phillips and Alesha Michelle Phillips, two adjoining tracts of land, parcel 2, $450,000.
    Shirley A. Caudill to James Urban Barrett Jr., James Barrett and Marilyn Jean Barrett, lots 7 and 8, Perry Park Resort in Owen County, $240,000.
    Gloria Ackerman to Ronald J. Volkman, lot 1169, Elk Lake Shores Subdivision, $24,000.

  • Owen District Court | December 13, 2017

    Dec. 5, 2017

    Jeffery Lane Allnutt, 1957, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree possession of controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure of owner to maintain required insurance or security, one headlight and rear license not illuminated.
    Bobby C. Beckley, 1955, third-degree complicity burglary, complicity receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, continued on Dec. 19.
    James Aaron Clark, 1981, three counts of third-degree arson, continued on Jan. 9.