Molly Haines, Owenton News Herald http://weku.fm en Bed Bugs Found at Owen County Schools http://weku.fm/post/bed-bugs-found-owen-county-schools <p><a href="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/bed-bugs-found-owen-county-schools">Since Sept. 22, several bed bugs have been found </a>in Owen County schools, but Owen County Schools Superintendent David Raleigh said there&rsquo;s no need for panic. Owen County Elementary School was the first to send a letter home with students after two bed bugs were found in the school. On Oct. 3, Raleigh said three were found in one classroom around the same desk at Owen County High School, and one was found in the office of the Owen County Primary School. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 15:32:30 +0000 Molly Haines, Owenton News Herald 14607 at http://weku.fm MRSA Cases Trigger Closure of Field Houses http://weku.fm/post/mrsa-cases-trigger-closure-field-houses <p><a href="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/mrsa-cases-triggers-closure-field-house">The Owen County school system has stopped using an old building</a> as its athletic teams field house after concerns surfaced that at least two cases of MRSA could be traced down to the building. For now, school sports teams are using the cafeteria of a former middle school until the district can build a new field house. Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:28:50 +0000 Molly Haines, Owenton News Herald 11579 at http://weku.fm Owen Voters Say No to Alcohol Sales http://weku.fm/post/owen-voters-say-no-alcohol-sales <p><a href="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/owen-voters-just-say-no">The voters of Owen County have rejected a proposal </a>that would have expanded alcohol sales. The final tally was 1,522 votes cast for expanded alcohol sales and 1,792 voting no, a difference of 270 votes. Owen County Clerk Joan Kincaid said she expected a 53-percent turnout early Tuesday. When all the results were official, only 44 percent of registered voters cast their ballots. Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:08:02 +0000 John Whitlock, Owenton News Herald & Molly Haines, Owenton News Herald 9411 at http://weku.fm