FCC Community Food Pantry scheduling appointments
The FCC Community Food Pantry, located at 217 W. Seminary Street, will be open from 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, March 15 and Saturday, March 18. To make an appointment call (502) 484-3451 or (502) 229-4705 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., March 14 only. One-hundred appointments will be scheduled.
Retired teachers to meet at Smith House
The Owen County Retired Teachers will meet at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 14, at the Smith House Restaurant. Members are reminded to bring canned food items to donate to Meeting the Needs.
Cinderella's Closet will be March 18
Cinderella's Closet will be held Saturday, March 18, at the First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St., Frankfort, KY 40601. Referrals are due by Friday, March 3. Owen County students will need to come to the Youth Services Center at OCHS and fill out a referral form with Becky Mefford or Kim Duvall. Parents and guardians may contact them at (502) 484-4017.
Owenton First Baptist to host special prayer
The First Baptist Church of Owenton is inviting churches and the employees of Itron to come for a night of encouragement and prayer, in which we will pray for our community leaders, jobs for our local citizenry, Itron workers and families affected by the closing and then a special prayer for the Itron company. There will be a brief message of encouragement and special music. The event begins at 6:30 p.mm., Sunday, March 19.
Faith to Stand event will be April 1
A Faith to Stand event will be held from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1, at Grant County High School. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for registered participants. Register at
Sponsored by the Grant County Drug Task Force, Champions for A Drug-Free Grant County and the Owen County Drug Prevention Colaition, the "Faith to Stand" events are designed to educate, encourage and empower Grant County's churches and the community at large to address substance use and abuse in Grant County.
Kindergarten registration will be April 21 and May 12
Kindgerarten registration will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, April 21, and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, May 12, at the Owen County Lower Elementary School by appointment only. To make an appointment, parents need to call the Family Resource Center at 484-4014. Please note that students must now be 5 years old by Aug. 1, 2017, to enroll in Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year.
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