Today's News

  • The question that matters isn’t what you or I think of God, but what does God think about you?

    Here’s a question for you: What is God like? From your gut, how would you characterize him?
    A number of years ago, Baylor University conducted a survey, asking people to choose words that described how they characterized God and his level of anger and also their perceived level of his involvement in the world.
    The researchers concluded that Americans viewed God in four distinct ways:

  • Church News | March 29, 2017

    Old Cedar Baptist
    Wow, what a crowd we had Sunday for the Omega Force Team! Bro. James counted 98, and what an awesome demonstration they gave as they lifted amounts of weight and carried, drug, pulled and pushed to show the strength that God can give his children to overcome the weaknesses in our lives.
    We all have areas that we need more of God’s help in and the message was loud and clear. Thank you to all who attended and a special thank you to Charrdel Hammond for bringing this message and these men to our church.

  • Carroll Co. sheriff arrested on drug-related charges

    by kristin beck
    Landmark News Service
    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman was arrested March 22, and charged with two counts of first-degree burglary, a class B felony, and two counts of theft by unlawful taking-controlled substance, a class D felony.
    Circuit Court Judge R. Leslie Knight issued a warrant for Kinman’s arrest March 20.
    Kentucky State Police Det. Josh Noble arrested Kinman at 11:50 a.m., March 22, at the Grant County Courthouse in Williamstown, according to the citation.

  • Former county judge arrested for DUI

    A former Owen County judge-executive, circuit clerk and vocal “Keep Owen County Dry” supporter was arrested March 14 for allegedly driving under the influence in Frankfort.
    Carolyn Keith, 70, was also charged with reckless driving and second-degree disorderly conduct, according to the Frankfort Police Department.

  • Williams shines on national stage


  • First-time business owners enjoy success at Owenton boutique

    by mattie cook
    N-H Reporter
    First-time business owners Eko and Nick Chappell someday hope to outgrow their small storage unit known as Heart of Kentucky Boutique.
    That dream may not take long with the success the couple has experienced since opening in December.
    Located at 1595 Hwy. 127 N. in Owenton, Heart of Kentucky Boutique offers a unique shopping option closer to home for those who are tired of driving out of town to find the perfect outfit or gift.

  • Burial mounds painted image of prehistoric Ky.

    “A considerable number of artifacts have been found in Owen County, some of which are to be seen in local collections. Mr. W.O. Lowdenback of Pleasant Home had such a collection and good material has been found in the neighborhood of Gratz on the Kentucky River.”

  • Looking Back | March 22, 2017

    March 21, 2012
    5 years ago
    Students gather wisdom from members of the community

    Each eighth- and 10th-grade student in Owen County recently had the opportunity to meet with a member of the community in a statewide effort to better prepare students for post-graduation life.
    The effort, called Operation Preparation, was announced in August 2011 by Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday.
    The week of college and career readiness advising was held March 12-16 and was not mandatory, but advised.

  • Owen District Court | March 22, 2017

    March 17, 2017

    Isaac Goematt, 1994, fourth-degree assault, continued to March 10.
    Katina Gordon, 1980, flagrant non-support, three counts of contempt of court, preliminary hearing set for March 10.

  • Students participate in Rotary contest