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Today's News

  • Owen County’s Trenary triumphs

    Hunter Trenary should be used to winning. For the second-straight year, the junior has won the NCKC championship.
    After winning last year at Henry County, Trenary had the chance to defend the title on his home course as Owen County hosted the event Oct. 9. There was little drama at the finish line as Trenary finished first nearly one minute ahead of the nearest competitor.
    “I am very humbled to win two years in a row,” Trenary said. “I have been working very hard since last year.”

  • Titles hopes dashed

    Things seemed so promising for the Owen County High School boys soccer team entering last week.
    The Rebels had the No. 1 seed and they were hosting the first-ever 31st District tournament between these four schools.
    The tournament got underway Oct. 9  with Carroll County thumping Henry County 10-0 in one semifinal.
    Taylor Byrd and Brandon Stewart both had three goals to pace the Panthers. Josh McCarty also had a pair of goals in the win.
    In the other semifinal, Owen County defeated Gallatin County 4-1.

  • In season: Robert and Conner Eades

    Owenton residents Robert Eades and son Conner Eades,  8, each shot a wild boar while on a recent hunting trip to Caryonan Hunting Lodge in Crossville, Tenn.

  • In season: Dylan Wainscott

    Dylan Wainscott, son of Jason and Robbyn Wainscott, took his first 8-point buck during youth hunt season.  He shot it at 100 yards with a .243.
     

  • In season: Blaine Spencer

    Blaine Spencer took his first deer this youth weekend on his grandparent’s farm on Claxon Ridge while hunting with “Momma” Kara Spencer, his uncles Gabe and Brad.

  • Youth soccer league results - Oct. 17, 2012

    Saturday, Oct. 6
    Team Clemons – 2 vs. Big Monsters – 1
    Team Clemons earned their first win of the season against the Big Monsters. The Big Monsters rotated many players in the goalie position giving each player an opportunity to learn the position. Layne Baxter made three saves, Alex Young, Ethan Young and Ellie Anderson each had two  saves. Price Griffin scored the only goal for the Big Monsters.
     
    Orange Crush – 3 vs. HotShots – 0

  • Wedding: Trammel - Adrian

    Steve and Gwen Trammel of Owenton proudly announce the marriage of their daughter Emily Trammel to Wally Adrian of Premont, Texas. The ceremony will take place Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Little Britain Carriage House in Burlington. After the honeymoon the couple will reside in Texas.

  • Owen Co. native named to UK HES Hall of Fame

    By Katie Pratt
    For the News-Herald

    Two former educators are the newest inductees into the University of Kentucky School of Human Environmental Sciences Hall of Fame.
    Joyce Crupper Clifford and Helen Anderson Shaw will be honored for their years of dedication to the betterment of their professions, local communities and the school during a recognition ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at the Hilary J. Boone Center on UK’s campus.

  • Daughter of Owen County sheriff accused of trying to shoot her father

    The daughter of Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond has been arrested after she allegedly attempted to shoot her father.

    Heather Hammond, 37, was arrested Thursday by Kentucky State Police Post 5 Trooper Dave Roberts.
    According to a press release, preliminary investigation shows Heather Hammond allegedly pointed a loaded weapon at her father while at his home in Corinth. When she attempted to shoot, the weapon jammed and would not fire.

  • State police charge three with making meth at home

    A Georgetown man and a Stanford woman were recently arrested on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine in Owen County.
    According to records obtained from the Owen County Circuit Clerk’s Office, Joshua King, 31, of Georgetown, possessed two or more chemicals, namely rock salt, liquid fire, lye, plastic tubing, pliers, gloves, coffee filters, cut lithium batteries and a partially burnt blister pack of pseudoephedrine.
    Zea Demaree, 23, of Stanford, was also charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.