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Today's News

  • Looking Back | March 15, 2017

    March 14, 2012
    5 years ago
    Bowling tapped to lead Owen School Board

    The Owen County Board of Education has a new chairman following the resignation of Brian Young.
    Young announced his resignation to Owen County School District Superintendent David Raleigh and other board members Feb. 28. His resignation was immediately effective.
    In a meeting held March 12, board member Dr. Larry Johnson nominated Stuart Bowling for the board’s chairperson, citing Bowling’s seniority on the board as one reason for the nomination.

  • Owen Curcuit/District Court | March 15, 2017

    March 7, 2017

    Johnpatrick Garilao Ada, 1991, first-degree complicity narcotics, sentencing set for April 18.
    Justin W. Aylor, 1989, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, trafficking in marijuana, drug paraphernalia, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, no tail lamps, no brake lights, failure to notify address change to department of transportation, continued to April 4.

  • Branch may have a new industry

    I’ll start this morning with the news that didn’t make it last week. Wanda was staying with her mother and forgot her iPhone, so she had to call and dictate her information over the phone. I had already sent my news to Molly when she called again and added information. I must say that without Wanda covering the area, there wouldn’t be a Kay’s Branch News.
    My family and I are mostly “stay at homes” these days. We go to Frankfort to shop, and I play cards a couple of times a month, but that is it.

  • Biby Announcement | Reed Thomas Hudnall
  • At the Library | March 15, 2015

    We’re gearing up for our first annual photography contest and anything goes. Use a smartphone or camera (old or new), submit photos that are touched, untouched or retouched.
    There are two 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 March 15-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.

  • Use trusted websites for couponing in the digital age

    by Judy Hetterman | Owen County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Science

  • Community News | March 15, 2017

    Cinderella's Closet will be March 18
    Cinderella's Closet will be held Saturday, March 18, at the First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St., Frankfort, KY 40601. Referrals are due by Friday, March 3. Owen County students will need to come to the Youth Services Center at OCHS and fill out a referral form with Becky Mefford or Kim Duvall. Parents and guardians may contact them at (502) 484-4017.
    Owenton First Baptist to host special prayer

  • Clifton, Gamble, Ellis receive honors
  • Norse madness comes to Owen County

    An amazing thing happened last night.
    The 2017 NCAA Tournament Bracket was released. No, that is not the amazing thing. That happens every year. What was amazing is one of the names that showed up on the bracket. In their first years of eligibility the Northern Kentucky University Norse are headed to the NCAA Tournament.

  • Livestock Market Report | March 15, 2017

    March 8, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 444
    Last week: 202
    Last year: 991

    Feeder Steers Large #1: 555 lbs.  $128.67; 698 lbs.  $119; 735 lbs.  $118; 890 lbs.  $109