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Today's News

  • Nine down, one to go

    It wasn’t their best effort, but don’t tell that to Gallatin County.
    Owen County continued its dream run through the 2011 season Friday in Warsaw by shutting out the Wildcats, 33-0, and improving to 9-0. The win also meant the team finished district play with a perfect 4-0 mark.
    Those who just looked at the final score might think the game was an easy one for Owen County. It was anything but.
    The Rebels faced their fair share of adversity last week leading up to the game.

  • Kay’s Branch News: Cool weather doesn't stop the parties

  • KSU to host aquaculture field day and workshop

    Kentucky State University’s Division of Aquaculture will hold an Aquaculture Field Day and Workshop Saturday at the Aquaculture Research Center, located at 103 Athletic Road in Frankfort.
    Registration begins at 9 a.m., and talks begin at 9:20 a.m. The registration fee is $9.
    Experts will provide tips on selling fish in local markets, discuss new innovative technologies being used to raise fish and shrimp, and update participants on a number of different species.
    Thirteen aquaculture and aquatic biology scientists will present their research findings.

  • Honoring volunteers

    Oct. 16, was a beautiful day in Perry Park. The Perry Park Resort Owners’ Association hosted an “Appreciation Day” for the New Liberty Fire Department, and they dedicated their “serenity garden,” which was recently constructed on the grounds of the Glenwood Hall Community Center.

  • Honoring volunteers

    Oct. 16, was a beautiful day in Perry Park. The Perry Park Resort Owners’ Association hosted an “Appreciation Day” for the New Liberty Fire Department, and they dedicated their “serenity garden,” which was recently constructed on the grounds of the Glenwood Hall Community Center.

  • Groups seek to offer low-cost feral cat spay, neuter program

    Owen County Friends of Animals Inc. has partnered with an MBMS Student Technology Leadership Program group, “Animal Allies,” to offer Owen  countians a low-cost TNR (trap, neuter/spay and return) program for feral cats through H.O.P.E. clinic in Versailles. The program provides altering, vaccinations, deworming and basic vet care for feral cat colonies trapped and returned to the location where they were trapped.
    For this program to be successful, organizers need the following:
    •  Donations.

  • Owen County Historical Society News: Those childhood memories are the basis for our history

    Some of the memories we hold most dear are those of our childhood; and those reminiscences of the past are significant pieces of our history to be shared with others.
    Larry Dale Perry and Peggy McDannell Trinkle remember growing up on East Adair Street, better known as “Dog Hill.” No one knows for sure where the area got the name of Dog Hill, but perhaps the numerous dogs wandering about the streets at that time contributed to its fame.

  • Sharing some secrets

    Owen County fifth-grade students are experiencing a taste of home this week.
    Sponsored by the Owen County Cooperative Extension Service, Recipes for Life is in its third year, teaching students the importance of healthy-eating habits.
    Throughout the week, one fifth-grade class spends its day at the Owen County Extension Office learning how to properly set a dinner table, prepare a meal and how to be safe in the kitchen.

  • Candidates come calling

  • Showing love for Lenora

    Numerous contributions to her community, service as a volunteer and a role model for future generations – these are just a few of the reasons why Owen County’s Lenora Kelly Olds was one of nine to receive this year’s William R. Markesberry Senior Star award.
    The award is given every year by the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Foundation. The foundation recognizes and honors seniors who have remained engaged in an active lifestyle and looks for those who have been an inspiration to communities across Kentucky.