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Today's News

  • Owen Historical Society News: Dairies were a fixture in Owen’s past

    Her thickly lashed gentle eyes gazing from the photo reflected a serene spirit. Despite her size she was well proportioned, and like many of her kind she holds a special place in the hearts of those who care for her.

  • Senate moves for more transparency for districts

    With only a few days remaining in the 2013 Session, the Senate is working overtime to ensure that action will be taken on the most important issues for moving Kentucky forward, addressing job creation and economic development, special taxing districts, education, drug abuse, and religious freedom.

  • Owen County District Court - March 8, 2013

    Paul Beverly, 1990, second-degree burglary, receiving stolen property under $10,000, preliminary hearing set for March 15.
    Paul Beverly, 1990, theft of controlled substance, theft by unlawful taking, preliminary hearing set for March 15.
    Paul Beverly, 1990, second-degree burglary, receiving stolen property under $10,000, preliminary hearing set for March 15.
    Paul Beverly, 1990, two counts of theft by unlawful taking, preliminary hearing set for March 15.

  • Keegan Johnson named DAR Good Citizen

    By Margaret J. Trinkle
    For the News-Herald
    Each year the various chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) sponsor a DAR Good Citizen contest for high school seniors. The senior selected as “DAR Good Citizen” must have demonstrated the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.

  • Property transfers - February 2013

    Jean Allen Smith and Jean A. Smith to Chad B. Smith.
    David and Brenda Bruce to Andrew and Anne P. Cammack, $25,000.
    Samuel Rain Moore to Wisdom Vince Moore, lot 27, Eagle Creek Campground.
    John L. Wilson, John Wilson, Rhodea L. Wilson, Wells Fargo Bank Na., United States of America and Mark R. Cobb Master Commissioner to The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Highway 227.
    Kenneth and Nancy Bowen to Paul and Felicia Hollis, tract #2, Bowen Land Division, $25,000.

  • Kay’s Branch News: Mystery surrounding trucks and gravel solved

    Wanda has been to Mexico with an MKL tour group. They flew out of Cincinnati last weekend to a near perfect 75 degree, four-star Ixtapan spa. It sits in the foothills of the Sierra Madres Mountains. She didn’t say how many were in the group, but it was a mix of wives and husbands and ladies that needed a break from the winter weather.

  • Three Rivers District gets national accreditation

    By JEFF MOORE
    For the News-Herald

  • Cancer resource center to reopen on Mondays

    The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Resource Center will be available every other Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at New Horizons Medical Center.
    Jodi Dunavan, community representative for Owen County, will staff the room on March 25, April 8, April 22, etc.
     When she is not located at New Horizons, she will be at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.  
    The CRC will offer local patients access to American Cancer Society programming, as well as wig, hats, and seatbelt pillows.

  • Relay For Life of Owen County to hold team captain meeting

    The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Owen County invites team captains to the monthly team captain meeting scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Owen County Public Library.
    This monthly meeting will last for one hour and will provide the team captains the opportunity to interact with the event committee, share their fund-raising progress and ask any questions they have concerning the event. The team captains will be updated with any new information regarding the event and will learn where they are on the event planning progress.

  • Owen County judo team dominates on its home turf

    At the “2013 Rebel Judo Invitational” Saturday, the Owen County Judo Team took first place with 60 points
    Budokai from Hamilton, Ohio took home second place with 37 points.
    The DAMAC team from Dayton, Ohio took third place with 36 points.  
    There were 18 teams in attendance.
    Owen countians shined in the competition:
    Owen County Primary School
    Tony Kunkel, second place

    Owen County Elementary School