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Today's News

  • April 11, 2018 | At the Library

    Age-Reversing Exercise
    Do you want to increase your mobility? Join others who want to engage in a full-body workout to increase mobility. Follow the DVD to stretch and feel younger. For all ages at 11 a.m., today (Wednesday).
    Storytime
    Join Miss Susan to enjoy great books and fun activities. This program is for preschoolers and their caregivers who are a necessary and required part of the program. Come join in the fun at 10:30 a.m., Thursday.
    Ceramics Painting with Nancy Driend

  • Your best years are ahead, invest wisely

    BY RANDY BEHYMER | N-H Columnist

  • Spring vegetables easiest of the season

    BY JENEEN WICHE | N-H Columnist

  • Statewide turkey season begins Saturday

    Saturday marks the opening of the 2018 statewide spring turkey season. Hunters will be allowed to harvest one male turkey or a turkey with a visible beard per day with a limit of two for the spring hunting season.
    Shooting hours for the 2018 spring season begins 30 minutes before sunrise and continues until 30 minutes past sunset.

  • BATTLE CRY OF KY. EDUCATORS: 'VOTE THEM OUT'

    Thousands of Kentucky teachers marched up Frankfort’s Capitol Avenue Monday with a clear message for legislators after the passage of Senate Bill 151 Thursday.
    “Vote them out,” they cried.
    Frankfort Mayor Bill May estimated at least 10,000 people attended the rally sponsored by the Kentucky Education Association after state legislature hastily passed the pension-reform bill.

  • Courthouse, county offices set to receive $1.4 million in repairs

    About 20 Rubbermaid totes are scattered across the attic of the Owen County Courthouse on North Thomas Street. Though not for storage, the totes are there to catch rainwater from multiple roof leaks at the historic building.
    The roof leaks, along with numerous other issues on the courthouse grounds and other county buildings, will soon be repaired in a $1.4 million Energy Savings Performance Program project that began Monday.

  • Owen, Grant Co. fire depts. battle School Road blaze

    A 106-year-old School Road home went up in flames just before 8 a.m., Friday.
    The Jonesville Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to 493 School Road, just across the Grant County line, at 7:54 a.m.
    The residence, which Jonesville Captain Chris Curtis said was a heavy timber construction, was fully involved when firefighters arrived on scene.
    The Dry Ridge and Williamstown fire departments also responded, along with members of the Owenton/Owen County and New Liberty volunteer departments who provided additional water.

  • Students remember lives lost during walkout

    BY AUDREY LEWIS

    Special to The News-Herald

  • Prepare for the upcoming fishing season now

    While warm weather may be right around the corner, chilly days are hanging around. Now is the time to prepare for the upcoming fishing season by purchasing a new license and organizing your gear.

  • Intoxicated woman invades W. Seminary home

    A West Seminary Street resident received a rude awakening during the early morning hours March 6, after an intoxicated 19 year old allegedly invaded his home.
    The incident occurred around 4:26 a.m., at 243 W. Seminary St., the home of Dustin Daniels, according to Owenton Police Chief Terry Gentry.
    “(Daniels) was alone at the time and there was an intruder that came into his home,” Gentry said. “She was in the downstairs area wandering around, shutting doors, which woke (Daniels) up.”