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Today's News

  • Wedding: Gortney-Carter

    Danny and Vicki Gortney of Owenton are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Kara Suzanne Kistner, to Nathan Andrew Carter, son of Steve and Tracy Carter of Monterey.
    The wedding took place Saturday, June 2, 2012, 6:30 p.m. at the Monterey Baptist Church.
    A reception followed at the Spillway Reception Hall on Elmer Davis Dam Road.
     

  • Wedding: Phil and Libby Cook

    Phil and Libby would like to announce their new life together as they were united in married Friday, May 25, 2012.

  • Baptist association holds meeting

    The Owenton Baptist Association and the Owenton Associational WMU showed great appreciation for the pastors and their wives on April 26   with a magnificent dinner.  
    Guest speaker Jessie Bourne read some encouraging scriptures, and then he made us laugh with some jokes concerning golf in Heaven, fishing, and even an occurrence that really happened to Billy Graham toward the beginning of his ministry.   
    Mandy Holbert sang a song about servanthood and how our mission is the great commission.  

  • Mason family joins together again

    The annual Mason Family Reunion that started about 70 years ago with the descendants of William Sanderson and Anna Mason, was held Sunday at the Owen County Extension Building.

  • Owen Co. retired teachers win gold award

    On April 23 and 24, the Kentucky Retired Teachers’ Association annual convention was held in Louisville.  
    Owen County Retired Teachers Association President Faye Shelton accepted state awards for the local group.  

  • Kay’s Branch News: Someone is looking out for me

    After the big weekend last week, I kind of coasted all last week.

  • Owen County District Court - June 8, 2012

    David W. Fielders, 1958, non-payment of fines, apply bond.
    Greg Glass, 1967, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, appointed public attorney, preliminary hearing set for June 15.
    Dallas G. Goins, 1988, trafficking in marijuana, trafficking in a controlled substance, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, alcohol intoxication in a public place, public intoxication controlled substance, bonded out.
    Billy J. Stewart, 1978, fourth-degree assault, continued to June 22.

  • Owen County property transfers - May 2012

    Martin Mueller to Williams S. and Ellen M. Cronin, lot 787, Elk Lake Shores Subdivision, $15,000.
    Adam and Danielle Ryan to Kevin Murray, Diane L. Murray, Donald Lee Craven Jr. and NaomiJoe Craven, lot 17, Eagle Creek Subdivision, $7,200.
    The Revocable Trust Agreement of Karol D. Bruneman, lot 447, Elk Lake Shores Subdivision, $500.
    Sarita M. Ford to Bellsouth Telecommunications LLC. and AT&T Kentucky.
    Martha B. Brock to Bellsouth Telecommunications LLC. and AT&T Kentucky.

  • Owen Historical Society News: The American flag is a symbol of freedom

    “The American flag is a symbol of freedom. But freedom isn’t free.”

    The truth of these words was emphasized June 14 in a poignant historical society program presented by Pastor Jim Wood. Brother Wood not only shepherds the flock at New Liberty Christian Church, but is also the designated chaplain of an organization called Flags4Vets. Jim is a veteran of the United States Army and continues his service to our country by joining thousands of volunteers dedicated to placing flags on the graves of veterans every Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

  • Keith hopes Interstate 71 will lead to new development in region

    Six area county judge-executives, including Owen County Judge-executive Carolyn Keith, have joined forces to promote the Interstate 71 Kentucky corridor in hopes of new employment opportunities and expansion of existing industries and businesses.
    The I-71 Kentucky Corridor Regional Task Force Inc. is made up of Carroll County Judge-executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson, Gallatin County Judge-executive Ken McFarland, Henry County Judge-executive John Logan Brent, Oldham County Judge-executive David Voegele, Trimble County Judge-executive Randy Stevens, and Keith.