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Today's News

  • Weekly passes for Owen fair on sale

     

    Weekly passes are on sale for $25 at Minch’s Hardware, Smoker’s Friendly, North Park, Extension Office or by calling FaDana Bramblett at 484-5598.  The weekly passes does not include carnival rides.

    There are box seats available for $25 by calling Bramblett.  

    Also, on Saturday night there will be a chance to drive a demo car in the race or $500.00 in cash.

    Tickets are available one for $5 or six for $20. You must be present to win.

    For tickets, contact Casey Ellis, Ashley Young or Holly Bowling.

  • An Everyday Patriot

     

    Tomorrow may be Independence Day, but for at least one Owen countian, every day is the Fourth of July.

    Local dentist Dr. Joy Arnold-Morse grew up around the red, white and blue and from the scrubs she wears to the year-round decorations in her home and office, Arnold-Morse said it’s a tradition she hopes will never die.

    “Mom was the American flag person,” Arnold-Morse said. “She had them everywhere.”

  • Fan Fair roars to the finish line

     

    Despite some less than perfect weather, another successful Owen County Fan Fair has rolled by. 

    The third-annual event kicked off June 26 with vendors for both shopping and dining. A family fun evening was also scheduled for the day, but was nixed do to heavy rains.

    “We gave the vendors an option to stay open or pack it in for the day,” Owen County Visioneer David Morgan said. “They appreciated us doing that, but having to cancel family fun evening hurt our attendance for the year.”

  • NCKBA champions

     

    The 2013 Northern Central Kentucky Baseball Association tournament began June 22 with the Owen County Maroon Team beating the Carroll County Pirates 6-0 and Gallatin County Red Legs 9-1. The championship game was held June 25 against the Gallatin County Red Legs, the Owen County Maroon Team won 13-9 to become the 2013 NCKBA Minor 60’ Tournament Champions.

  • OCHS track team honored for efforts on, off the field

    Several Owen County track and field team members were honored during the annual awards ceremony.

  • Time flies

     

    Three area youths – Andi Wash, Corey Cobb and Julie Spaulding, just completed their final year of participation in the Kentucky Baptist All State Youth Choir. The Kentucky Baptist All-State Youth Choir is an 85-voice choir selected by audition. They have been active in these choirs since fourth-grade. In these photos, you can see how they singers have grown.


  • Oh, say ....

     

    Kaitlyn Parker, the 12-year-old daughter of Rodney and Deborah Parker, sang The National Anthem before the Lexington Legends game June 23 among 5,000 fans. She was given this opportunity through an audition process in February with the Lexington Legends where she competed against people of all ages.

  • Owen County 4-H Livestock members receive awards

    These Owen County kids received several awards during the Scott County Fair Swine Show.

  • Nascar Nation returns

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    The Trimble Banner

  • Cancer center needs help

    The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Resource Center, located at the New Horizons Medical Center, is in need of volunteers to staff the room Monday-Saturday during operating hours.