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Today's News

  • Owen Electric receives Governor’s Safety Award

    Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Mark Brown recently presented Owen Electric with a Governor’s Safety and Health Award.
    The 135 employees of Owen Electric have worked more than 521,240 hours without a lost-time incident.
    “This award signifies the emphasis that Owen Electric’s managers and employees place on worker safety,” said Brown. “Owen Electric’s high commitment to safety is evident in this award, and this achievement is a positive reflection on the management staff, the employees and the entire Owenton community.”

  • Special events at MBMS Saturday to honor Mitchuson

    As part of National Spirit Day, a special event will be held Saturday in memory of Carolann Mitchuson, the Owen County cheerleader who recently passed away.
    There will be Zumba, hip hop, stunt and gymnastics classes. Registration is $5 per class.
    Starting at 1 p.m., there will be a cookout, a Wii Just Dance contest, inflatables will be available for kids with a $5 wristband, and registration will begin for a cornhole tournament.
    All profits from the event will be split between the Beka Scholarship and the Mitchuson Trust Fund.

  • Hog hunt

    From left to right: Craig Bowling, Jeremy Goodrich, and Jarrod Chappell took down this wild hog Aug. 24 on Elmer Davis Dam Road. The trio used trail cameras to locate hogs that had been getting into deer feed.

  • Birth announcement: Ariail Jaidyn Bruner

  • Sports briefly: Owen County High School golf teams

  • Running strong

    The Owen County High School cross country team competed in its first meet of the season at Williamstown. The boys varsity finished in second place with Hunter Trenary coming in first place  overall.  A new personal record was set by Logan Bitler:  19:15 vs 20:25. The team was back in action Tuesday at Gallatin County Fairgrounds.
     

  • Lady Rebels rally to save week

    The Owen County High School volleyball team headed to Grant County Aug. 28 on a three match losing streak. After two sets against the Lady Braves, it looked certain another loss was in the cards.
    Then it happened.
    After losing the first two sets by 2 points each, 25-23 and 32-30, the Lady Rebels began the comeback. They would win the third set 25-20 and then the fourth 25-22 to set up the deciding fifth set.
    Once the fifth set began, the outcome was never in doubt as Owen County dominated 15-3.

  • Rebels fall in home opener

    If Friday night’s home opener against Bourbon County High School had a reset button, the Owen County High School Rebels would have pushed it.
    The start of the game was delayed momentarily to fix a clock issue and when the Rebels finally did kickoff to the Colonels it quickly went downhill.

  • Owen County girls take Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic title

    After starting the week with a pair of losses, the Owen County High School Lady Rebels finished on a positive note.
    The team played Carroll County High School in the championship game of the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic in Owenton Saturday morning. It was the first meeting of the season between the two schools which are in the same district this season.
    The Lady Rebels jumped on top in the first half when Morgan Walker scored from close range to give the Lady Rebels a 1-0 lead.

  • Owen County boys win Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic

    The Owen County High School boys soccer team claimed a championship on Saturday.
    The Rebels won the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic in Owenton by defeating Carroll County 3-1.
    Owen County played Monday against Louisville Collegiate in Louisville in the All ‘A’ sub-sectional.
    The Rebels got a first half goal from Austin Collins to lead 1-0 at the half.