Public Records

  • Looking back | March 9, 2016

    Home in Perry Park explodes
    Mar. 9, 2011
    5 years ago

    Officials are still trying to contact an Erlanger man after his house in Perry Park reportedly exploded in a liquid propane gas explosion. New Liberty Fire Chief Greg Davis said the New Liberty Fire Department received the call at 12:26 p.m. March 3. Firefighters arrived at 115 Tanglewood Dr. at 12:41 a.m.

  • Court News | March 9, 2016

    Devanie Becker, 1996, first-degree complicity robbery, continued to March 14.

    Larenzo Berry, 1993, first-degree complicity robbery, continued to March 8.

    Louis J. Chandler, 1983, first-degree possession of heroin.

    Elmo Collins, 1956, four counts of first-degree sexual abuse, sentencing set for April 19.

    Brandon Finnell, 1997, third-degree complicity burglary, complicity receiving stolen property under $500, continued to March 8.

    Tiffanie Lee Grebe, 1986, show cause hearing, owes fine, to pay $50 a month.

  • Court News | March 2, 2016

    Owen District Court
    Feb. 26, 2016

    Robert E. Eadens, 1962, no operator’s license, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, contempt of court, arraignment set for March 11.

    Silver Jackson, 1983, flagrant non-support, two counts of contempt of court, dismissed.

    Silver O. Jackson, 1983, theft by deception, contempt of court, dismissed.

  • Looking back | Feb. 24, 2016

    Spring showers bring high waters
    Mar. 2, 2011
    5 years ago

  • Court News | Feb. 24, 2016

    Owen Circuit Court
    Feb. 9, 2016

    Devanie Becker, 1996, first-degree complicity robbery, continued to March 14.

    Larenzo Berry, 1993, first-degree complicity robbery, continued to March 14.

    Amanda J. Burke, 1986, tampering with physical evidence, failure to appear.

    Todd A. Burke, 1995, theft by unlawful taking, first-degree complicity burglary, complicity theft by unlawful taking, sentencing set for March 22.

  • Court News | Feb. 17, 2016

    Owen Circuit Court
    January 26, 2016

    Kelvin Ray Smith Jr., first-degree complicity to robbery; appoint public defender, continue to Feb. 9.

    Jessica F. Smoot, first-degree possession of a controlled substance; drug paraphernalia; possession of marijuana; continue to Feb. 9.

    Tristian A. Stephens, first-degree complicity to burglary; complicity to theft by unlawful taking; report on Feb. 9.

    Tisheena N. Tackett, diversion completion; dismiss. 
Daniel W. Taylor, complicity to receiving stolen property; report on Feb. 9.

  • Looking back | Feb. 17, 2016

    End of an era
    Feb. 16, 2011
    5 years ago

    After carrying passengers from Owen County to Henry County and back for 80 years, the Gratz bridge was blasted Tuesday, leaving only a memory and some worry behind.

    The iconic Gratz bridge on KY 22, with its distinctive appearance, was a landmark in the community since it opened in 1931. Officials with the Kentucky Department of Transportation said the “Warren through truss” construction of the bridge was based on a 1848 design.

  • Property Transfers | January 2016

    Ralph and Bobbi Rush to Donna Y. Hockensmith, Perry Park Subdivision, $20,000.

    Tax Ease Lien Investments 1, LLC. to Joshua A. Walden, two adjoining tracts in Wild Deer Lake Farms, $2,300.

    Jack C. and Carey Tamplin to Carolyn Ann Frank, tract 6 in Crotty Division, $114,000.

    Phillip and Margaret J. Trinkle to Phillip and Margeret J. Trinkle revocable living trust dated Feb. 6, 2004, Phillip and Margaret J. Trinkle, revocable living trust and Phillip Trinkle and Margaret Trinkle Co-Trustee, three tracts of land in Owen Co.

  • Court News | Feb. 10, 2016

    Owen District Court
    Feb. 5, 2016


    James C. House, 1977, theft by unlawful taking under $10,000; not guilty plea, appoint public attorney, preliminary hearing set to Feb. 12 at 9 a.m.

    Harry Mercer, 1967, theft by deception including clod checks under $10.000; amend to theft by unlawful taking under $500, pleaded guilty, 90 days plus court costs plus public attorney feed and restitution.

  • Looking back | Feb. 10, 2016

    Owenton business owners question city tax
    Feb. 9, 2011
    Five years ago

    Several local business owners attended the Feb. 1 Owenton City Council meeting seeking more information on a net-profit tax established under the former Owenton Mayor David “Milkweed” Wotier.