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Today's News

  • OCHS volleyball claims two of three

    The last two weeks have been easy on the Owen County High School travel budget for the volleyball team.
    The only problem is the fact that the Lady Rebels have found more success away from Owenton.
    Heading into play last week, the team had played just five home matches and were just 1-4 in those contests.
    On the flip side, the team had won eight of 14 matches played away from home. The team would get back on track as they hosted three matches at the friendly confines of Floyd Gritton Gymnasium.

  • Sweet Owen Day Run 5K Fun Run/Walk results

    Finish    Bib No.    Name    Gender    Age    Finish Time
    1    498    Steve Adkisson    M    56    0:19:58
    2    466    Keith Stout    M    17    0:20:33
    3    490    Steven Martin    M    42    0:20:38

  • MBMS volleyball team finishes second in tourney

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School Lady Rebels volleyball team finished its season the week of Sept. 22.
    The Lady Rebels traveled to Trimble County and picked  up wins for both the seventh and eighth grades.

  • Tween Scene Thursday at library

    Participants at the recent Tween Scene Thursday event “Bluegrass All Stars” reviewed the 2015 Kentucky Bluegrass Award books. The Kentucky Bluegrass Award is a student-choice program.

  • Got milk? African children do thanks to efforts of Long Ridge Baptist

    When the youth at Long Ridge Baptist Church heard about a Baptist Global Response initiative to provide milk goats to needy families in Third World countries, they got excited.
    Here was an opportunity to be involved in an initiative that would provide a continuing source of milk for nutrition, rather than just meals that would be eaten and gone, said Pastor Roger Alford.

  • Owen County Property Transfers for September, 2014

    Otis Wendell and Beverly Jean Brown to Robert and Louise Johnson, South Madison, $25,000.
    Rodney Cobb to Mark McKenzie, Mason Lane and Mason Estates, $2,500.
    Sherry and Stanley Babb to Michael Casey Montoure, $23,000.
    Carl H. Cummins and Kathryn Bell-Cummins to Owen Air Park Property Owners Association LLC, Ky. Route #36 & Pilots Dream, $200.
    Owen Air Park Property Owners to George R. Kalbfleisch, $200.
    Floyd and Shirley Stamper to Roger Taylor, Breck Road (Hwy. 845), $45,000.

  • Students say thanks: Farmers’ Market visits MBMS

    The Owen County Farmers’ Market visited the Maurice Bowling Middle School Sept. 17. Seventh-grade language arts teacher Rhonda Gayheart said students were allowed to participate in buying from the vendors. On Sept. 18, the seventh-grade language arts classrooms walked to the Owen County Public Library to hear Bob Stewart discuss production and uses of primitive tools. The students were given a choice of writing “Thank You” letters to community agencies.

    By Addison Montague

  • Students say thanks: Students enjoy learning about local entrepreneurs

    The Owen County Farmers’ Market visited the Maurice Bowling Middle School Sept. 17. Seventh-grade language arts teacher Rhonda Gayheart said students were allowed to participate in buying from the vendors. On Sept. 18, the seventh-grade language arts classrooms walked to the Owen County Public Library to hear Bob Stewart discuss production and uses of primitive tools. The students were given a choice of writing “Thank You” letters to community agencies.

    By Alli Gill
    MBMS seventh grader

  • Students say thanks: Learning and sharing at Sweet Owen Day

    The Owen County Farmers’ Market visited the Maurice Bowling Middle School Sept. 17. Seventh-grade language arts teacher Rhonda Gayheart said students were allowed to participate in buying from the vendors. On Sept. 18, the seventh-grade language arts classrooms walked to the Owen County Public Library to hear Bob Stewart discuss production and uses of primitive tools. The students were given a choice of writing “Thank You” letters to community agencies.

  • A rockin’ Rebel rally

    This year’s Owen County High School Football Homecoming ceremonies kicked off Friday afternoon with a parade and pep rally in downtown Owenton.