Today's Opinions

  • Athletic department hall of fame seeking assistance from public

    As most of you know the Owen County Athletic Department started an Athletic Hall of Fame three years ago.  In those first two years we inducted individuals who already had their jersey retired or had a facility named after them.  
    Now as we move forward, the hall of fame and its committee will select and induct one male and one female student athlete each year. The hall of fame will also induct decorated coaches and instrumental athletic supporters from time to time.

  • Senate week in review

    by Julian Carroll | Senate District 7

  • Use trusted websites for couponing in the digital age

    by Judy Hetterman | Owen County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Science

  • Volunteer to share your cooking expertise with others

    by Judy Hetterman

  • Owenton Rotary Club hosts variety of guest speakers

    by david lilly
    Owenton Rotary Club
    Each Owenton Rotary Club meeting begins with someone leading the Owenton Rotary Club #3744 in the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag, reciting the Four Way Test and prayer.
    Our guest speaker for Dec. 5 was Assistant Executive Director of the Commonwealth Policy Center, Brandon Porter. Porter discussed the Kentucky Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

  • March is American Red Cross Month

    March is American Red Cross Month. This is the perfect time to honor our Red Cross volunteers, blood donors and financial contributors who bring hope to people facing life’s emergencies. During Red Cross Month, we thank you for your tremendous support.
    March has been recognized as American Red Cross Month for more than 70 years. All our American Presidents have designated March as American Red Cross Month to recognize how the American Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world.   

  • As time grows shorter, work escalates

    FRANKFORT — As our time in Frankfort grows shorter, our work escalates. We passed the halfway mark of the 2017 Legislative Session earlier this week, but there is still much to be done and important bills are still making their way through the legislative process.
    Education has been and will continue to be at the top of our priority list. In the past week, we have passed several measures out of the Senate dealing with education.

  • Statewide tornado drill will be Tuesday

    FRANKFORT, Ky.  – Governor Matt Bevin has signed a proclamation proclaiming March 1-7, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky.
    Partnering with Kentucky Emergency Management and the National Weather Service, Owen County Emergency Management recognizes March 1, 7, 2017 as “Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky.”