The regular season has come and gone for the Owen County boys’ basketball team. The team has struggled this season and finished the season 6-23.
The boys wrapped up the regular season this week with three games. They closed out the home portion of the schedule on Monday night when they hosted Grant County. The Braves defeated the Rebels by three in Dry Ridge earlier in the season, and they would repeat the feat as they won 49-46 in Owenton.
What is the secret to a long life?
According to one recent study there are currently over 500 centenarians in the state of Kentucky, and when many were asked the secret for their longevity, their answers varied.
Some declared long life was the result of good food and exercises, while others proclaimed it was their deep abiding faith. One Kentuckian, who at the age of 104 walked two miles a day, attributed three daily beers as the special ingredient that provided her with a long life.
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Feb. 22, 2012
Search begins for next high school principal
A principal selection committee has been formed after Owen County High School Principal Danny Osborne was recently named the district’s director of curriculum and instruction.
Owen County School District Superintendent David Raleigh said he hopes the community will become involved in the selection process.
A rather dense fellow with ambitious plans to build his first house went to the lumberyard and asked for a load of two-by-fours.
“How long you want them?” the salesman asked.
“I want ‘em a long time,” he answered. “I’m building a house with ‘em.”
My friend Harold Wainscott of Long Ridge, Ky., passed that old joke along to me the other day. Harold always cracks me up with his tales that he kindly shares for use in my newspaper columns.
Monterey Baptist Church
The church is hosting a family Valentine’s party at 6 p.m., Saturday. Come and bring a friend.
A family movie night will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 4. The movie “The Trolls” will be shown.
Wednesday night has something for all ages. The Rock Stars (children) meet in the sanctuary, the men’s Bible study meet in the fellowship hall and the women’s Bible study meet in the youth room. All begin at 7 p.m. If there is no school on Wednesday, there will be no Rock Stars that night.
Each year Owen County Public Library joins with public libraries around the state, as well as public and private schools, for the Kentucky Bluegrass Awards to promote good literature for students in kindergarten through grade 12. A committee selects a variety of books at four different levels and then students can vote on their favorite.
Her slight frame suggested fragility, yet beneath a delicate outward appearance was an undeniable strength of character and indefatigable spirit that inspired those who came to know and love Verna Kathryn Kemper Payne.