Around Owen County

  • At the Library | Feb. 1, 2017

    Alexander Graham Bell — Can You Hear Me?

    Learn how sound waves travel and how the telephone was invented by Bell. We’ll watch a video and complete an experiment in sound. Recommended for grades 2-8, beginning at 3:15 p.m., today (Wednesday). 

    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers


  • Community Events | Jan. 25, 2017

    Fifth-Sunday Hymn Sing will be at Pleasant Ridge Baptist 

    The Owen County Baptist Association will have the Associational Fifth-Sunday Hymn Sing at 2:30 p.m., Sunday. It will take place at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Come out and listen, sing a solo, and have a good time singing some great hymns. 

    OCHS Dual Credit Informational Meeting

  • At the Library | Jan. 25, 2017

     Western Wednesday

    Come join us for our screening of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance starring John Wayne and James Stewart from 1-3 p.m., today (Wednesday). 

    After School Movie — Balto

    This exciting adventure movie is based on a true story about the sled dog who led a famed mission of mercy for Alaskan children in 1925. Popcorn provided at 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25.

  • At the Library | Jan. 17, 2017

    Email Assistance
    Need help setting up your free email address? Call the library at (502) 484-3450 to set up your appointment and we will be happy to assist you. The event will be from 9:30 a.m.-noon, today (Wednesday).

    Puzzle Mania
    Don’t be puzzled at the library. Meet like-minded puzzle solvers to complete a variety of puzzles. Appropriate for all school-age children. The event begins at 3:15 p.m., today (Wednesday).
    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers

  • Owen County WMU holds quarterly winter meeting

    Saturday morning at First Baptist Church in Owenton the Owen County WMU held their Quarterly Winter Meeting. Mandy Holbert blessed the group with her beautiful voice and guitar solo. The New Liberty Baptist Church presented the Prayer Calendar.
    The guest speaker was Shelly Johns of Louisville, Ky. She serves as Women's & Senior Adult Ministry Consultant with Kentucky Baptist Convention. She works closely with WMU and other Christian women throughout the state. She encouraged the group to let "God's Love Shine Brightly."

  • Community Events | Dec. 11, 2017

    Owen County WMU to meet Thursday
    The Owen County WMU quarterly meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, at the First Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be Shelly Johns from KBC.
    Drug Prevention Coalition Meeting set for Jan. 17

  • At the Library | Jan. 4, 2017

    Storytime for Preschoolers

    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for children.
    Adult Exercise
    Start the new year doing something for yourself. Wear walking shoes and come follow the popular Leslie Sanson DVD, “Walk Away the Pounds,” beginning at 10 a.m., Fridays.

  • At the Library | Dec. 28, 2016

    Adult Exercise
     Come to the library to follow Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds fitness DVD. This fat-burning fitness program is a gentle and effective form of exercise that helps you burn fat naturally for lasting results.  The event begins at 10 a.m., Friday.
     Suitable for all skill levels, join us at 10:30 a.m., for a yoga class that includes breathing exercises, yoga poses, and relaxation. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a beach towel or exercise mat.

  • At the Library | Dec. 21, 2016

    The Library will be closed Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.  Happy Holidays to all or wonderful patrons!  See you next year!
    Evening Book Club
    We will discuss Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. Snacks included. Our next books is A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines.
    Adult Exercise
    Come to the library to follow Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds fitness DVD. This fat-burning fitness program is a gentle and effective form of exercise that helps you burn fat naturally for lasting results, beginning at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 23.

  • Fish and Wildlife working to eradicate shad at Elmer Davis Lake

    Fishing this coming year could improve thanks to the Kentucky Department Of Fish and Wildlife's efforts to eradicate shad on Elmer Davis Lake.
    Shad, a nuisance fish, has become a problem in the lake and efforts are being made to bring back the balance of sport fish for better quality fishing.
    The Lakes 12 foot drawdown process began Oct. 15, with the lake dropping approximately 3 inches a day. The shad eradication began last week.