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Today's News

  • Controlling, containing and cleaning pesticide spills

    By Steve Musen

    Owen Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources

    Failure to respond appropriately could endanger health and environment
    A spill is an accidental release of any amount of pesticide, small or large. Spills on public highways, such as when a tank on a truck overturns, usually have major consequences. Failure to respond quickly and appropriately to such mishaps could seriously endanger public health and environmental quality. Always put on the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) before responding to a spill.

  • Shade devices for vegetables to beat the summer heat

    By Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

  • Livestock Market Report | June 14, 2017

    June 14, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 258
    June 7, 2017: 424
    Last year: 544

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold sharply lower on a light test and feeder heifers sold mostly steady. Slaughter Cows and Bulls sold steady.
    Feeders: 177
    Slaughter: 54
    Replacements: 27
    The feeder supply included 13 percent steers, 28.4 percent heifers and 31.7 percent bulls. Near 40 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

  • Nothing tougher than a mouse that chases cats

    By Roger Alford

    N-H Columnist

  • Several churches and areas of county represented at recent Pray Owen Co. gathering

    by Letha Lowe
    Pray Owen County

  • Church News | June 21, 2016

    Editor’s note: Due to an email glitch, The News-Herald may not have received your church news this week. We apologize to any church that may have been omitted.

  • Orphan Brigade has storied local history

    He was only 16, but a war was being fought, and in the 1860s his manhood was never questioned. He was born in Owenton, Ky., raised by his grandmother, and eventually was apprenticed as a cabinetmaker in Wheatley.
    When the Civil War touched Owen County, J.C. Hartsough joined the Confederate Army and became a soldier of the Orphan Brigade. Though Kentucky claimed neutrality at the beginning of the war, loyalties were divided throughout the state, and most Owen countians eventually chose to fight for the Southern cause.

  • District Court News | June 14, 2016

    Trampus P. Jennings, 1978, fraudulent use of a credit card under $500 within a six-month period, continued to June 23, transport to Owen County court.
    Travis Stone, 1988, public intoxication controlled substance, second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, fourth-degree assault, continued to June 23.
    Travis G. Stone, 1988, first-degree criminal trespassing, continued to June 23.
    Ricky Maupin, 1984, receiving stolen property under $10,000, preliminary hearing set for June 23.

  • May Property Transfers

    Steven W. Aulbach and Karen M. Aulbach to Elizabeth A. Lowe and Jacob W. Riddle, land in Owen County, tract two, Ruby farm, $42,000.
    William H. Keiser and Alice R. Keiser to William H. Keiser Jr. Revocable Trust, Lots 318 and 319 and 320, Hide-A-Way Hills subdivision.
    Beechan K. Robbins to Michael W. Hobbs and Shawna Hammond Hobbes, three tracts of land in Owen County, $186,000.
    Edward Jr. Hunter to Charles W. jones and Kathy E. Jones, tract five, Jones land division, $25,000.

  • Looking Back | June 14, 2017

    5 years ago
    June 13, 2012
    Son keeps his father’s legacy alive with Relay