.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Owen Co. library trustee attains state certification

    Jean Renell Sparrow, a member of the Owen County Public Library Board of Trustees, has completed the Kentucky Public Library Trustee Certification Program.
    The Trustee Certification program is the first of its kind in the state and is available to all Kentucky public library trustees through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. It was created to provide trustees with tools to help them fulfill their responsibilities to the libraries and their communities.

  • ‘Mooving’ forward

    Hagen New, Kade New, Sydney Cobb, Charlie Bauman and Katie Sue Wilhoite recently competed at the state Student Technology Leadership Program competition. The group was titled “Livestock Is MOOving Into QR Codes.” The purpose of the project was to inform farmers about a new system created by the group to identify important characteristics of their animals and also how to improve record keeping by using technology to create QR codes on ear tags.

  • Legislative lessons

    Owen County students Samantha Mason and Lauren McDonald participated in the Legislative Page program with the FRYSC page program with the Owen County Youth Services Center. They are both sixth-grade students at Maurice Bowling Middle School.
     

  • Annual motorcycle ride to Owen Co. Relay for Life to be held May 23

    Join The Sisters Act Relay for Life Team’s Seventh Annual Motorcycle Ride to the Owen County Relay for Life Event on May 23. 
    This ride is in honor of Pam Brock, team member and an eight-year cancer survivor, as well as to honor all cancer survivors.
    No registration required or fee collected but all donations to the American Cancer Society are appreciated. This is strictly a voluntary ride to show our support to all cancer survivors. 
    For more information, call Teresa Swigert at 502-484-2726. 

  • Kay’s Branch News: It’s time to drop a line around here

    Sorry about last week folks. I’d been working in the basement all that week and was trying to finish on Saturday. I painted the basement wall and then went out and mowed the big yard.
    I woke up on Sunday with a very stiff neck. I did manage to get to church and back but just sat all day with my eyes facing forward and taking pain pills all day.
    It was no better on Monday morning and all the pain meds made me feel “blah.”
    My brain just wasn’t working so I emailed Molly and said “no column this week.”

  • Wedding announcement: Seale-Kincaid

    Edward and Pamela Seale of Owenton are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Kaycee Joy Seale to Michael Scott Kincaid, the son of Terry and Joan Kincaid of Owenton. The wedding will be held May 31, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at Harmony Baptist.

  • Birth announcement: Tucker Taylor Gambrell

    Ronnie and Laura Gambrell of Owenton announce the birth of their son, Tucker Taylor Gambrell.
    Tucker arrived at 1:18 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 lbs., 7 oz. and measured 20 inches in length. His maternal grandparents are Thomas and Anna Dews and his paternal grandparents are Rondal and Debra Gambrell. His great-grandparents include Frank and Wanda House and Herbert and Georgia Gambrell.

  • Waldrop graduates from nursing school

    Family and friends gathered together for the graduation of Brittany Allen Waldrop from the University of Cincinnati School of Nursing on April 26. She is the daughter of Glenn Todd Waldrop and Tracey Allen and the granddaughter of Darlyn and the late Glenn Waldrop.

  • Perry gains degree from Northern Kentucky

    Shadoe Brooke Perry will graduate from Northern Kentucky University with a bachelor of arts in communication and area of focus in psychology on Saturday. She will graduate with honors as a member of Lambda Pi Eta.

  • Aint it The Truth: We should do whatever it takes to serve God

    The story is told about an old man who was having no luck at his favorite fishing hole. Try as he might, he could catch nothing. Meanwhile, a boy just down the way was pulling them out one after the other.
    Just as we might have done, the old man swallowed his pride and asked the boy how he was catching all those fish. The boy mumbled back something that sounded like “roo raf roo reep ra rums rarm.”
    “What was that?” the old fellow asked.
    The boy responded again: “Roo raf roo reep ra rums rarm.”