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Today's News

  • Family feuds are only fun on the television show

    Every weekday at noon I post a question of the day on the Chronicle’s Facebook page.
    Sometimes it’s a fun question about food — everybody likes food. Sometimes it’s about a local or national issue.
    The questions are meant to get people engaged with the newspaper, although sometimes they get people enraged — with the paper, with each other, sometimes with me just because I asked a question.

  • Church News | September 13, 2017

    New Columbus Baptist

  • Fish and wildlife reports record number of deer killed

    Archery hunters took full advantage of the cool weather and high deer population, making the opening weekend of the 2017 archery season one for the record books.
    The 136-day archery season opened Sept. 2, with a record number of deer killed statewide, according to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. A mild winter and favorable conditions during the fawning season were encouraging signs for the season ahead.

  • Walking wonders traversed the back roads of Owen County

    They walked to their fields, they walked to their neighbor’s home, they walked to the local general store and their children walked to school. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, it was this daily walking that contributed to the good health of many Kentuckians.

  • Owen District Court | September 6, 2017

    Sept. 1, 2017

    Michael Lee Baker, 1969, driving on a DUI suspended license, one headlight, drug paraphernalia, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, heroin, preliminary hearing set for Sept. 8.
    Christian Flynn, 1997, first-degree burglary, preliminary hearing, waive to Sept. 12.
    Anthony Jiles, 1998, third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, theft by unlawful taking under $500, waive to grand jury Sept. 12.
    Paul Minch, 1985, owes $443 fines and costs.

  • Looking Back | September 6, 2017

    5 years ago
    Sept. 5, 2012
    Owen Schools get high marks for college readiness

    The overall percent of Owen County students meeting college readiness benchmarks in some subjects of the ACT entrance exam is at an all time high, local officials said. According to a press release from Director of Instruction, Federal Programs and Professional Development Danny Osborne, Owen County juniors who took the ACT college entrance exam in 2011-2012 scored an average composite score of 18.3.

  • PruAria Evelyn Grider Jones

    Mark and GlyptusAnn Grider Jones of La Grange, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, PruAria Evelyn Grider Jones.
    PruAria was born Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at 3:04 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds 3 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Proud grandparents are Jim and PruAndera Grider of Owenton and Dr. Roger and Marian Jones of Owensboro. Proud cousins are Kaileigh, James, Christopher and Paisley Grider and Khloe Welsh.

  • September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

    The month of September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. There are two primary goals for this month. The first goal is to promote awareness around the issues of suicide. The second goal is to educate about suicide prevention.

  • Commercial drivers have 24/7 access to online document portal

    By Margaret Forsee
    Owen Circuit Clerk

  • Lady Rebels come up short in All ‘A’ finals

    By Tim Hendrick
    Landmark News Service