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Sauté, dice, chop, roast and whip! These are all cooking techniques Kentucky youth can learn through the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service’s Super Star Chef camp held June 11th – 13th at the Owsley County Extension Service Office from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. each day.

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The Owsley County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Monday, May 13, 2019.  The meeting was called to order and a motion was made and carried to accept the minutes of last month's meeting.  The Treasurer's report was given and a motion was made and carried to accept the reading of the report.  

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The Kentucky River Area Development District’s Elder Abuse Council, Owsley County Soil Conservation District, and Owsley County Fiscal Court have partnered for the ninth consecutive year, to commemorate the month of May as Elder Abuse Awareness and Older Americans Month in the Kentucky River…

The other night I just couldn't sleep, I'd tossed and turned all night.  I had too much on my mind. I'd heard all the news about all of the bad things going on in our county the previous few days and my mind was just somewhere else that night.

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State Auditor Mike Harmon today released the audit of the sheriff’s settlement – 2017 taxes for former Owsley County Sheriff Kelly Shouse. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s repor…

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     The Booneville City Commissioners met in regular session on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.  All members were present, including Mayor Long – who spent 12 days in the hospital since the last meeting.  He thanked everyone for their continued prayers and support. He stated that he is still not ab…

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Hazard Community and Technical College honored outstanding students during commencement on Saturday, May 11. Receiving the President’s Award were Steve Appleman of Campton and Renee Mata of Hazard.

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     A house located on Hwy 708 burned to the ground Tuesday afternoon.  The owner of the home is Greg Smith.