Today's News

  • Moving forward
  • Kay's Branch News, Dec. 3, 2014: Lots to be thankful for on the Branch this season

    I seem to always start with corrections. This week is no different. Joel’s trip to Italy wasn’t delayed by bad weather in the states, it was held up in Italy because the plane they were to fly home in had a missing part in the tail section of the plane.

  • Take a little detour for Christmas parade

    A couple of years ago the now-editor of the Frankfort State-Journal, Phil Case, wrote a column about his accidental entry in the Owen County Christmas Parade.
    Mr. Case wrote of traveling home to Franklin County from northern Kentucky via Highway 127. Apparently, in an attempt to circumvent the parade, he accidentally fell in behind Santa Claus riding on one of the Owenton fire trucks.

  • Mills have rich history in Owen County

    For 90 years they have nestled against the home of Monterey resident Margaret Murphy. Over time the elements pummeled their surface in an attempt to claim them, yet the mill stones of Branham’s mill have survived; and their presence reflects the enduring history of Owen County grist mills.

  • Historical Society News: Canby community lives on in Sylvia Perkins' memories

    Today the scope of the landscape has changed. The few remaining large family farms stand as sentinels serenely as Canby grows, offering newcomers a chance to settle amid the rolling hills of Owen County.
    Sylvia Perkins is a lot like Canby. She has lived in the community most of her life; and though age has slowed her a bit, her steadfast presence remains as an unmoving witness to the ageless nobility of land and people.

  • Owen District Court: Nov. 7, 2014

    Nov. 7, 2014

    Michael King, 1977, violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O., third-degree terroristic threatening, pleaded not guilty, appointed public attorney, continued to Nov. 14.
    Toni Riner, 1983, flagrant non-support, two counts of contempt of court, unsecured bond $5,000, continued to Nov. 21, bring in $80, waived Oct. 20.
    Richard Wells III, 1982, third-degree burglary, preliminary hearing held, probable cause found to transfer to grand jury.
    Owen Fiscal Court vs. Paul Fallen, not served, continued to Jan. 16, 2015.

  • Owen Circuit Court: Nov. 4, 2014

    Donovan B. Adams, 1988, first-degree complicity narcotics, complicity drug paraphernalia, first-degree persistent felony offender, pleaded guilty, adopted plea agreement.
    Dakota M. Brockmeyer, 1994, first-degree complicity possession of a controlled substance, complicity drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, adopted plea agreement.
    James A. Clark, 1963, possession of marijuana, complicity tampering with physical evidence, second-degree complicity unlawful transaction with a minor, complicity drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, continued to Nov. 18.

  • Kay's Branch News: Bridge club celebrates member's 90th birthday

    It’s 29 degrees on the Branch this morning, but the weatherman says we’ll have a couple more days of pleasant weather before the bottom drops out of the thermometer.

  • MBMS girls off to good start

    It has been a fast start for the MBMS Lady Rebels on the basketball court. The 7th grade team is 5-0 so far this year while the 8th grade team has started the season by winning four of their first five games.

  • MBMS Rebels fall to Gallatin

    The MBMS Rebels took on Gallatin County last week. Both the 7th and 8th grade teams came up short against the Wildcats.
    In the 7th grade game, the Rebels fell behind 12-2 after the first quarter and could not recover as they lost 37-15. Jacob Osborne led the way with eight points while Tennyson Hensley finished with four. Jalen Spaulding rounded out the scoring by tossing in three points.