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Public Records

  • Owen District Court | April 12, 2019

    April 12, 2019

    James C. Adkins, failure to wear seat belt, improper registration plate, no or expired Kentucky registration receipt, no or expired registration plates, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, preliminary hearing set for April 18.
    Aaron A. Bihl, 1999, probation violation, continued to April 26.

  • Register of Deeds | March 2019

    Angela Smith to Joseph Alan Barker, two parcels of land in Owen, $177,500.
    Paul D. Smith to Micah Weaver, a small parcel of land, $115,000.
    Tim L. Webster, Nannie Webster and Mark R. Cobb Trustee to Mark R. Cobb Trustee, Tim L. Webster and Nannie Webster, two parcels of land in Owen.
    Brent J. Caldwell to Kerry B. Sipple, two parcels of land in Owen, tract 8, Littrell Farm Division, $133,300.
    William Logan Duvall and Megan M. Duvall to Megan M. Duvall and William Logan Duvall, land in Owen County.

  • Looking Back | Corporation formed to promote Gulley’s research 50 years ago

    April 13, 1944
    75 years ago
    Major Gerald Johnson shot down in France

    A five-day-old rumor was verified Monday noon, and Owen County was deeply shocked when a War Department telegram revealed that Major Gerald Johnson, “Sweet Owen’s” outstanding World War II hero, was shot down over France March 27.

  • Looking Back | Kraft Cheese planned to double size of Owenton plant 75 years ago

    75 years ago
    March 30, 1944
    Kraft Cheese plans to double size of its Owenton plant

    Developments come fast whenever and wherever they are needed to successfully prosecute the war. So the Kraft Cheese Company is going to enlarge the local plant and install a receiving plant in Carrollton. Both will have distinct advances to the milk producer.

  • Owen District Court | March 22, 2019

    March 22, 2019

    Todd Eugene Beck, 1959, contempt of court, continued to May 17 for review.
    Paul G. Nation, 1975, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, pleaded not guilty, appointed public attorney, preliminary hearing set for March 29.
    James D. Smith, 1977, first-degree narcotics, drug paraphernalia, preliminary hearing set for March 29.
    Kelvin Smith, 1961, first-degree narcotics, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, appointed public attorney, continued to March 29.

  • Owen District Court | March 15, 2019

    March 15, 2019

    Rachel Lee Marcum, 1978, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, appointed public attorney, preliminary hearing set for March 22.
    James D. Smith, 1977, first-degree narcotics, drug paraphernalia, appointed public attorney, preliminary hearing set for March 22.
    Joshua Earl Solomon, 1981, fugitive, waive to Indiana.
    Joshua Earle Solomon, 1981, public intoxication controlled substance, contempt of court, stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Owen District Court | March 1, 2019

    Owen District Court, March 1, 2019

    Wilson R. Cungian, 1974, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, possession of marijuana, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree criminal mischief, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, failure to render aid, contempt of court, waive to grand jury, continued to March 12.

  • Owen District Court | Feb. 1, 2019

    Feb. 1, 2019

    Clifford Hicks, 1977, fourth-degree assault, sexual misconduct, appointed public attorney, continued to Feb. 15.
    James C. House, 1977, two counts of contempt of court, continued to Feb. 8.
    Ray A. Perkinson, 1967, fourth-degree assault, continued to Feb. 15.
    Troy Phillips, 1976, fourth-degree assault, continued to Feb. 15.
    Betty Carter Rental LLC vs. Kasey Hunter, continued to Feb. 15.
    Eagle Financial Services Inc. vs. Brian D. Smith, motion for default judgment, see order.

  • Looking Back: Ministers launched crusade for clean speech in Owenton 75 years ago

    75 years ago
    Feb. 10, 1944
    Ministers launch crusade for clean speech in city

    A crusade to abolish the use of unclean speech, by loiterers on the streets of Owenton, was launched this week by Rev. R.A. White, pastor of the Christian church, with the wholehearted support of Rev. A.L. Gillispe of the Baptist church.
    These two ministers appeared before the mayor and council of the city last Monday night at a citizens meeting held in the courthouse. More than 40 residents of the community accompanied them.

  • Looking Back: County, city officials answer U.S. calls 75 years ago

    75 years ago
    Jan. 27, 1944
    County, city officials answer U.S. calls

    R.C. Ford, county attorney, who will report for Army service at Ft. Thomas on Tuesday, announces the appointment of J.L.W. Slaughter as assistant county attorney to serve out the term expiring Jan. 1, 1946.