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Today's News

  • Tournament time for youth soccer league

    Under 8 • May 14
    Team Dynamite – 4 vs. Rebels – 0

  • Owen County plays host for regional track meet

    The Class A Region 5 Track Meet was held last week in Owenton.
    As a team, the girls finished eighth and the boys finished fifth. As a result of several outstanding performances, the Rebels will be well represented this week at the KHSAA Class A State Track Meet.

  • Success on and off the court

    Four members of the Runnin’ Rebels were named to the Academic First Team All-State in recognition for the 2010-2011 basketball season. These boys maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.75-4.0, while representing OCHS on the basketball floor.  This year’s varsity Rebels had an average GPA of 3.53. Pictured are Jarrod Ball, left, and Tucker Trenary, right. Not pictured are Carson Williams and Justin Shelton.

  • MBMS coach pleased with team’s progress

    Wrapping up his first year as a soccer coach for the Maurice Bowling Middle School boys soccer team, Derrick E. Clemons said he is encouraged with the progress the squad made since the start of the season.
    “We finished the year with four wins, three loses and two ties. We started off with two wins in a row and feeling good about ourselves”
    The team lost its first game of the season to Good Shepherd and followed it up with a tie with Frankfort and another tie with Grant County.

  • Rebels on a roll

    The Owen County baseball team entered the final week of the regular season having already doubled their win total from last season.
    The team was hoping to finish the regular season on a positive note when they hosted Eminence Thursday and Villa Madonna Friday.
    The Rebels did indeed finish strong as they defeated Eminence, 10-0 on the strength of a no-hitter by Freshman Jarrod Ball and then beat Villa Madonna, 11-4.

  • Lady Rebels end regular season with wins

    A week that began in the rain ended in the glow of sunshine and a win.
    The Owen County softball team opened up last week by taking on Grant County at home. The game was played in less than desirable conditions — it was raining and cold. Not only were spirits dampened by the weather but also by the outcome of the game, for the Lady Braves defeated the Lady Rebels, 8-4.
    The team bounced back Thursday night when they traveled to Frankfort and defeated the Lady Panthers, 14-0.

  • Major donation for technology

    Owen County Primary School and Owen County Elementary School PTO officers — Dawn Davis, Shelli Hedger, and Kitty Cammack  — recently presented a $10,000 check to Naomi Cornette, chief information officer for Owen County schools. This money, generated by a candy-bar fund-raiser, will be used to upgrade existing technology for both schools.

  • Academic achievements

    Michael Kincaid makes dean’s list at Wesleyan
    Michael Kincaid, a junior at Kentucky Wesleyan College, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 spring semester.
    He is the son of Terry and Joan Kincaid of Owenton.

    Wainscott named to Transylvania dean’s list
     Owen County High School graduate and Transylvania University senior Kenneth Wainscott has been named to the dean’s list for the 2011 winter term.

  • Conservation district offers aid to students

    The Owen County Conservation District will be awarding three $1,000 scholarships for the fall semester of 2011.
    Applicants must be:
    • A graduate of Owen County High School or a sophomore, junior or senior of an in-state college.
    • Be enrolled in a full-time, four-year program of study directly related to conservation, forestry, soil science, biology ecology wildlife science or agricultural fields.
    • Must be enrolled in a college or university located in Kentucky.

  • Owen County District Court

    May 20, 2011

    Larry B. Gaines, 1981, third-degree burglary, continued to May 27.
    Larry B. Gaines, 1981, first-degree burglary, receiving stolen property under $10,000, continued to May 27.
    Kimberly K. Nearon, 1956, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, preliminary hearing set for May 27.
    Rodney W. Rabourn, 1985, theft by unlawful taking, continued to June 3.