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Today's News

  • 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.  

  • 911 call leads to arrest of Owen man

    A 911 call from a juvenile led to the arrest of an Owenton man Friday.
    Jesse Brandenburg, 33, was arrested on the charge of incest.
    Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Michael Webb said the call was received at 1:27 p.m.
    “Incest implies the relationship of a family member,” Webb said. “These situations are obviously unfortunate because what has (allegedly) been done is sick, and we want the public to be aware of these acts, but we can’t release a lot of information.”

  • Florida mission to help Owen Co. needy

    Two day’s worth of events will soon take place at Owen County Fairgrounds. The events are designed to reach out to youth of all ages and to bring the community together as one.
    The “Love Out Loud” events are being sponsored by “Just for Him Ministries,” which has partnered with local churches and businesses to show support and concern for the community.

  • Church News for Nov. 16, 2011

    Beech Grove Baptist
    To be in the Lord’s House worshiping together should bring a smile to our faces and praise to our lips. Lord, our Lord, how magnificent is his name.
    Bro. Steve reminded us that everything we have belongs to the Lord. The sermon was from Malachi 3:7-12 titled “Blessings In Tithes and Offerings.”
    Be sure to make your plans for our holiday meal Nov. 27 after the morning service. Please free up the afternoon and bring a dish to enjoy with your brothers and sisters in Christ.

  • Church News for Oct. 19, 2011

    Cedar Hill Baptist