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Today's News

  • Lady Rebels on a roll

    The Owen County High School softball team began the season by losing four straight games. To say things have turned around would be an understatement.
    Following a 6-3 loss on March 29 to Carroll County, the Lady Rebels were 0-4 and had been outscored 22-8.
    Five days later, the team welcomed Pendleton County to Owenton.
    On that day, the team would take out some frustration as they whipped the Lady Wildcats 15-0.

  • Boys win Carroll Co. Invitational

    The Owen County High School boys and girls track teams traveled to Carrollton on Friday. The teams took part in the Fourth Annual Carroll County Invitational.
    The boys had several outstanding performances as they won the event as a team.
    Paul Banks won both the 100-meter and 200-meter dash.
    Cory Cannon finished fifth in the 100-meter dash while Chris Smith placed fourth in the 200-meter dash.

  • Three Rivers shines at conference

    Three Rivers District Health Department staff attended, participated and was recognized at the Kentucky Public Health Association’s 64th Annual Conference in March.
    The theme of this year’s conference was “ Where we’ve been. Where we are. Where we’re going.”
    Dr. Georgia Heise, public health director of Three Rivers District Health Department led a session titled ‘MAPPing Your Way to Accreditation.’

  • Special anniversary: Barbara and Alvin Keith

    The Keith children would like to congratulate their parents Barbara and Alvin Keith on 38 years of marriage. The couple will celebrate their anniversary on April 29.
    Their children would like to send their love and admiration to their parents for this special achievement.

  • Wedding: Peak-Heath

    Steven and Melissa Peak of Owenton are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Bridget Noel Peak to Ryan Michael Heath, the son of Patti and Johnny Parks of Owenton and the late Ken Heath of Michigan.
    The ceremony will be held June 16, 2012, at 6 p.m. at the Hesler Assembly of God Church. A reception will follow at the Elk Creek Winery.
    Invitations are being sent to out-of-town guests only. Please call Melissa or Bridget to RSVP.

  • Birth announcement: Carson Wayne Tuggle

    Carson Wayne Tuggle, the son of Kevin and Jennifer Tuggle of Jonesville, was born April 2, 2012, at 3:56 p.m. in  Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital - Edgewood.
    He was 9 lbs. 4.5 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.
    He is welcomed to the world by his brother Dillon, 9; his sister, Kellyann, 20 months; his maternal grandparents, Mike and Julia Dyer of Jonesville; his paternal grandparents, Wayne Tuggle of Jonesville and Wanda Brown of Willard, Ohio; and his great-grandfather, Harold Harney.

  • Birth announcement: Carson Wayne Tuggle

    Carson Wayne Tuggle, the son of Kevin and Jennifer Tuggle of Jonesville, was born April 2, 2012, at 3:56 p.m. in  Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital - Edgewood.
    He was 9 lbs. 4.5 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.
    He is welcomed to the world by his brother Dillon, 9; his sister, Kellyann, 20 months; his maternal grandparents, Mike and Julia Dyer of Jonesville; his paternal grandparents, Wayne Tuggle of Jonesville and Wanda Brown of Willard, Ohio; and his great-grandfather, Harold Harney.

  • Engagement: Seaton-Ballinger

    Jerry and Donna Blankenship of Frankfort would like to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Seaton to Derrick Ballinger, son of Billy and Nancy Ballinger and E.T. and Sheila Glass of Owenton.
    Amber is the granddaughter of Sylvia Blankenship and the late Earl Blankenship of Frankfort and Emma Hundley and Roger Seaton of Owensboro.
    Derrick is the grandson of Florence Giles and the late Leon Giles of Monterey and Ronald and Joann Wright and the late Laurel Ballinger of Frankfort.

  • Carolyn Keith named Harris Fellow

    Carolyn Keith is the newest Paul Harris Fellow of the Owenton Rotary Club.
    Keith, who is a past president of Rotary and the current Owen County judge executive, was recently honored for her service to the community and to the Owenton Rotary Club.
    Keith is a longtime resident of Owen County and has worked tirelessly for its residents. 
    “I value my membership in the Owenton Rotary and especially value receiving the Paul Harris Award,” Keith, who has been a Rotarian for over 17 years, said.

  • Owen County District Court: April 20, 2012

    Clay J. Couch, 1961, non-payment of fines, contempt of court, owes $223 and failed to show proof of anger management assessment, in jail, $723 cash bond set, fine paid and anger management.
    Kevin D. Hall, 1970, first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree criminal mischief, pleaded not guilty, $2,500 bond set, preliminary hearing set for April 27.
    Brad Hearn, 1979, third-degree burglary, receiving stolen property under $10,000, in jail, $5,000 cash bond set, continued to May 4.