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Today's News

  • In season: Christien Meece

    Christien Meece, 14, of Walton, shot this 10-point buck with a .44 magnum rifle on Oct. 11 on his own during the youth hunt at his Aunt Sharon and Uncle Dave Risch’s farm on Hwy 227 in Owenton. He hunted this year with his dad R.j. Teipel, This was his first hunt and was his first kill.

  • In Season: Lexie Wilson

    Lexie Wilson shot this 8-point buck during youth hunt.  Wilson was hunting with her dad on Granny Sarah McCormick’s land

  • Safety lesson

    Owenton/Owen County Volunteer Firemen J.O. Powers and Jude Canchola and retired fireman Richard Hampton visited Storytime With Ms. Susan at the Owen County Public Library Oct. 9. Those in attendance were taught how to stop, drop and roll and what to do in other fire emergencies.

  • Community events

    Veterans to be honored at OCHS
    The Owen County High School Civics Club will be hosting its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11.
    Lunch will be served to veterans and their guests at roughly 11:30 a.m. before the ceremony at 1 p.m. 
    This year, the students of the upper and lower elementary schools will be joining the high-school students in honoring those who have served our country. 
    To RSVP or for more information, contact the OCHS Civics Club at 484-4173.

  • Owen County Circuit Court: Oct. 7, 2014

    Donavan B. Adams, 1988, first-degree complicity narcotics, complicity drug paraphernalia, first-degree persistent felony offender, continued to Oct. 21.
    Regina Brackin, 1990, probation violation, motion to revoke probation continued from Sept. 23.
    Dakota M. Brockmeyer, 1994, first-degree complicity possession of heroin, complicity drug paraphernalia, continued to Oct. 21.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    • The Panthers defeated the Rebels 48-7 last season at Patterson Field.
    • Since 2000, Owen County High School is 5-9 versus Carroll County High School. Three of the wins have come under the direction of current head coach Adam Fowler.
    • The Panthers finished 6-6 last year. It was the fifth-straight season they have finished with a non-losing record.
    • Carroll County defeated Newport Independent in the opening round of the Class 2A state playoffs last season. It was the first playoff victory since defeating Bethlehem in 2003.

  • Rebels stumble and fall on the road

    It was another disappointing Friday night for the Owen County High School football team.
    The Rebels traveled to Bedford Friday to take on the Trimble County High School.
    Despite the soggy conditions, it was an exciting night for the Raiders who were playing their first home game at their new stadium. They had not played a home game since Sept. 27, 2013, when the hosted Gallatin County High School.

  • Regular season wraps up for girls soccer team

    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels soccer team have put the wraps on the 2014 regular season.
    Owen County got things started by hosting Calvary Christian on Oct. 8 at Patterson Field.
    McKenzie Edgett and Amber Gover each found the back of the net for the Lady Rebels. Calvary Christian however would win the game 4-2.
    For Gover, it was her 10th goal of the season. The achievement marks the first time since 2012 the Lady Rebels had two players reach double figures in goals.
    On Oct. 9, the team traveled to take on Frankfort Independent High School.

  • Boys soccer ends regular season

    The Owen County High School boys soccer team wrapped up the regular season last week.
    The team played a pair of games - one at home against Walton-Verona High School and the other on the road at Grant County High School.
    On Oct. 8, the team closed out the home portion of the season at Patterson Field against the Bearcats. It was the third meeting between the two schools this season. Each had the same outcome – a Walton-Verona victory. Preston Forsee would score for the Rebels but it would not be enough as Owen County fell 5-1.

  • Lady Rebels busy on volleyball court

    No one could blame the Owen County High School volleyball team if they needed a nap.
    The team played eight matches last week. Owen County played matches on Oct. 6 through 9 and five matches on Oct. 11
    On Oct. 6, the team hosted Trimble County High School. After losing the first game 25-23 the Lady Rebels bounced back to take game two 25-21. The Lady Raiders would have the final say as they won the deciding game 25-20 to claim the match.
    The next day, the team traveled to Williamstown High School to take on the Lady Demons.