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Today's News

  • Looking Back | April 5, 2017

    April 4, 2012
    5 years ago
    Georgia educator to lead Owen County High

    When the doors of Owen County High School open for the 2012-2013 school year students will be under new leadership.
    Duane Kline, who currently serves as director of operations for the Butts County School District in Georgia, was awarded the position out of a total of 12 applicants.

  • Owen District Court | April 5, 2017

    March 31, 2017

    Kelissa E. Hunter, 1974, fourth-degree assault, continued to April 7.
    David R. Rabourn, 1986, reckless driving, driving on a DUI suspended license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, controlled substance prescription not in original container, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, waive preliminary hearing, continued to May 2.
    Suzi M. Richey, 1997, fourth-degree assault, continued to April 7.

  • What passed, failed in 2017 regular session

    By Tom Loftus
    The Courier-Journal
    Here’s a look at what the Kentucky Legislature did during the 2017 regular session, which ended at midnight Thursday.
    PASSED
    l Charter schools
    House Bill 520 will allow publicly funded charter schools to operate in Kentucky beginning next school year, although none are expected to begin operation until 2018-19.
    l Education reform

  • OCHS March students of the month
  • Nice weather brings out the fishermen on the branch
  • At the Library | April 5, 2017

    Remember to enter our first ever photo contest. Use a smartphone or camera (old or new), submit photos that are touched, untouched or retouched -- anything! There are two age categories under 18 and 18 and over.
    Submit up to two JPEG images as an email attachment to jchancery.ocpl@gmail.com any time between now and May 1.
    Include your name, age, contact phone number and/or email address. You will receive an email reply when we receive your photos. If you do not get a reply please try again or call Jennifer at the library.

  • Judge receives Spirit of Public Health award

    Owen County Judge-Executive Casey Ellis received the Henry Bertram Spirit of Public Health Award from Three Rivers Health Department, which serves Carroll, Gallatin, Owen and Pendleton counties.
    “This award is named after Henry Bertram, who was the judge executive in Pendleton County. He was such a dedicated public servant. This award is given to someone who, like Judge Bertram, is always looking to better the communities we serve,” said Georgia Heise, Three Rivers Health Department director.

  • April is national Donate Life Month

    By Margaret forsee
    Owen County Circuit Court Clerk
    National Donate Life Month is celebrated each April to bring much needed attention to healing lives through organ, tissue, cornea and living donation. Through the entire year, Kentucky’s Circuit Clerks are dedicated to providing education and registering Kentuckians as organ donors while obtaining a license or ID.

  • University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension helps area residents to “live well”

    by Judy Hetterman

  • Baseball takes two wins in close district contests

    By brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    The Owen County baseball team took a pair of contests last week from 31st District teams. Both were one-run affairs and one needed extra innings.
    The team traveled to Warsaw on Wednesday to take on Gallatin County. On March 29, 2016, the same two teams met in Owenton with the Rebels winning 12-2 in five innings. A year later they would need 12 innings to decide the outcome.