Today's News

  • ‘Overwhelmed by the weight of your sin? Jesus is calling’

    Here’s something to chew on with your morning coffee: What if being better — sinning less, doing more good than bad — isn’t God’s primary goal in the lives of Christians?
    And, what if our struggle with sin (sin being another word for trying to do life by our own power and following our own individual bent and moral compass) — what if that internal tug-o-war between wanting to please God and wanting to please ourselves isn’t a sign of spiritual failure but is really a sign of spiritual health?

  • Church News | December 13, 2017

    Monterey Baptist Church

  • Friday crash claims 2 lives

    A single-vehicle crash claimed the lives of two Owen County residents Friday.
    Kentucky State Police Post 5 Campbellsburg received a call of 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 Chevy Malibu resting on its top.

  • Eagle Creek man jailed after deputies seize meth

    A 53-year-old Eagle Creek man is behind bars after two Owen County Sheriff’s deputies seized over two grams of meth and paraphernalia from the man’s home.
    The sheriff’s office received information on a subject possibly making or trafficking in meth, according to deputy Marvin Goodrich.
    Goodrich, along with deputy Daniel Tracy and Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Meredith, went to the residence of David Wilkerson at 680 Eagle Creek Circle Nov. 24.

  • District working to improve classroom and student life

    Members of the Owen County Board of Education discussed much more than the agenda at the Nov. 20 meeting as Director of Curriculum and Instruction Reggie Taylor and Owen County High School Principal Duane Kline spoke about the November 2017 Board of Education Report.

  • Lusby’s Mill past rife with colorful characters

    Assac Cobb is believed to have been the first white child born in Owen County. He was the eighth child of Samuel Cobb and his second wife, who were among the first settlers in Lusby’s Mill. Samuel Cobb fought in the Revolutionary War, and his first wife and two daughters were scalped and killed by Indians in South Carolina. In the late 1790s, the Cobbs and three other families settled on the banks of Eagle Creek behind present-day Mussel Shoals Church.

  • Who is it? | December 6, 2017
  • Looking Back | December 6, 2017

    Dec. 5, 2012
    5 years ago
    City seeks bright ideas

    Owenton Mayor Doug West and the members of the planning and zoning commission are looking for some fresh ideas for the city’s future.
    West will host a community meeting beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday in the courtroom of the Owen County Courthouse to take suggestions from the public on the city’s future in order to update its comprehensive plan.
    The current comprehensive plan was approved as it was in July, but the current plan has not been revised or updated in 20 years.

  • Owen District Court | December 6, 2017

    Dec. 1, 2017

    Eric McGuire, 1979, review set for Feb. 9, $185 restitution.
    Eric McGuire, 1979, pay or stay concurrent with Boone County time.
    Quentin E. Moore, 1990, first-degree possession of controlled substance or heroin, drug paraphernalia, pleaded not guilty, appointed public attorney, waived to grand jury.
    Charlie Ann Roland, 1978, theft by deception including cold checks under $500, pleaded not guilty, appointed public attorney, pretrial conference set for Feb. 12.

  • At the Library | December 6, 2017

    The annual Christmas ornament commissioned by the Friends of the Library for their annual fundraiser is available in the library. This year’s ornament was created by Ellie Petzinger and is a ceramic depiction of our logo. A great gift for someone who loves the library!
    December is Amnesty Month

    As our gift to you, we ask that you bring back any overdue books and you will have your late fees wiped out. Merry Christmas!
    Christmas Back in Time