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Today's News

  • NorthKey official honored for leadership

    The Northern Kentucky Mental Health – Mental Retardation Regional Board is pleased to announce that the President and CEO of NorthKey Community Care had the privilege of being recognized by the University of the Cumberlands for Ethical Leadership and was presented an award by Dr. Charles Krauthammer and the University President, Dr. James Taylor.  
    The award was presented as part of the Forcht Group of Kentucky Center for Excellence in Leadership program held at the O. Wayne Rollins Center on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands on April 9.

  • Owen County Extension Service News: Give whole grains the three-step test

  • Musicians of note

  • Police, health care professionals seek answers to Owen Co. drug problem

    A public forum will be held this month to address the severity of Owen County’s drug problem.
    The forum is being sponsored in part by the Owen County Community Health Collaborative. The collaborative received a grant from the Northern Kentucky Alcohol Substance Abuse Program.
    The forum will be held from 6:30 to  p.m., April 25, in the Owen County High School auditorium.

  • State official invites Owen countians on a treasure hunt

    Over 1,000 Owen countians have a treasure waiting for them that many may know nothing about.
    The Office of the State Treasurer will bring its Treasure Finders outreach to Owen County later this month with a potential return of $325,641.
    Each year, the Kentucky State Treasury receives millions of dollars from holders such as banks and insurance companies which must transfer assets of inactive accounts to the treasury for holding.
    Kentucky Treasurer Todd Hollenbach attended Monday’s Owenton Rotary Club meeting to address the outreach.

  • New twist on The Bachelor

  • Owen Historical Society News: Riding the rails of Civil War history

    When her 5-year-old son vanished from the backyard, Mrs. Bogart knew just where to find him. Perched on the platform that held the icehouse, Charles Bogart would be watching the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad trains chugging by. 
    The Bogarts lived in Newport and according to Charles, “There was nothing between us and the tracks.”

  • Georgia: on her mind - Wisdom, clean closets, and a little heresy

    I got caught in the tailwind of my old friend, Birthday, as he raced through another April. I admit that I lost my balance for an hour or two. “You’re old,” Birthday taunted as he flew past me on his way to outrun next year before I can blink.
    “That’s not nice,” I shouted after him. “And besides, Old is the new New. Old, now that the Baby Boomers are on Medicare, is IN.”

  • Owen County property transfers - March 2013

    Shawn Stivers and Shawn B. Hager to Michael C. and Leah Gail Montoure, Hwy. 1982, $35,000.
    Fred C. Tichenor, JP Morgan Chase Bank NA, Holiday Lake Riverview Condominium and Mark R. Cobb Master Commissioner to Federal National Mortgage Association, Viewpoint Inc.
    Beneficial Kentucky Inc. to Ronald and Melissa Lemaster, $39,000.
    Linda R. Proctor to Deric Curtis Moore, lots 1E and 2E, Eagle Creek Campground.
    Marianne Wall and Anna Marie Carl to Kristi A. Walker, Riverlake Subdivision, $89,000.
    Lela Maude Hawkins to Kentucky American Water.

  • Owen County District Court - April 5, 2013

    Michael J. Scott, 1968, theft by unlawful taking, pleaded guilty, to serve six days, credit time served.
    Michael J. Scott, 1968, theft by unlawful taking, status hearing, pleaded guilty, to serve three days, court costs, credit time served.
    Chris Osborne, 1967, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, continued to April 12.
    Midland Funding LLC. vs. Jimmy Boling, motion for default judgment, see order.