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Today's News

  • In season
  • In season
  • Rebel Ramblings: At home • Carroll Co. Friday • 7:30 p.m.

    At home • Carroll Co.
    Friday • 7:30 p.m.

    • Owen County High School defeated Carroll County High School 59-41 last year in Carrollton.
    • With the Rebels wins in 2011 and 2012, they have won back-to-back games in the series for the first time since 2000 and 2001.
    • OCHS Head Football Coach Adam Fowler is 3-2 all-time versus Carroll County.
    • Michael Weedman is in his seventh season as the Panthers’ head coach. In those seven seasons, he is 37-35 overall.

  • Sports briefs: Cross country and OCHS golf

    • The Owen County High School cross country teams ran at the Dragon Invitational on Saturday in Buckner. The meet was hosted by South Oldham High School. In the boys varsity race, Hunter Trenary finished fourth with a time of 16:18; Cory Hudnall finished 20th; Keith Stout, 30th; Logan Bitler, 33rd; and Kyle Flood, 34th.
    In the girls varsity race, it was Autumn Hunter finishing 22nd; Audrey Hager; 29th; and Samantha Tamplin, 31st.
    OCHS golf

  • Regular season winding down for volleyball team

    The Owen County High School volleyball team played a pair of tight matches last week. They won the first and dropped the second.
    The team’s opening match of the week came at Heritage Academy on Oct. 8.
    The Lady Rebels played the Eagles twice last season winning both matches with little trouble. After winning the first two sets on Oct. 8 25-18 and 25-20, Owen County was forced to play a fourth set after Heritage won the third 25-23.
    The Lady Rebels would wrap up the match in the fourth set by winning 25-20.

  • Soccer teams finish regular season

    The regular season is over for the Owen County High School soccer teams.
    With two games at home, the boys team wrapped up its regular season.
    On Oct. 8, the team hosted Walton-Verona High School.
    The two teams met earlier in the year in the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic championship game. The Bearcats won that game 7-0.
    The result last week was not all that different as Walton-Verona would prevail 6-0. On Oct. 10,  the Rebels welcomed Villa Madonna to Patterson Field where the two teams would play to a 0-0 tie.

  • Homecoming heroes

    It was a night for celebrating at Patterson Field on Friday.
    Before the game, Krissy Swigert was named 2013 Owen County High School Football Homecoming Queen.
    At halftime, Owen County honored the first Rebel football team from 1963 and rededicated Guy Patterson Field.
    The evening wrapped up by celebrating an Owen County win.
    After falling behind 6-0 in the first quarter, the Rebels’ defense held Trimble County High School scoreless the rest of the night.

  • Calling all vets

    The Owen County Historical Society would like to display military pictures of all Owen County men and women who have served our country or who are currently serving.
    If you have loved ones who lived in Owen County and served in any branch of the military, please send picture with name and rank to the Owen County Historical Society, 206 North Main Street, Owenton, Ky.,  40359 or contact Teresa Swigert by calling 484-2726, or email swigertt@yahoo.com.
     These pictures will be placed in the museum’s military room.

  • Birth announcement: Grace Leeann Wainscott

    Bruce and Kim Wainscott are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter Grace Leeann Wainscott.  She was born at 2:04 a.m., Aug. 11, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. She weighed 9 lbs. and was 20 1/2 inches long.  Grace was welcomed home by her big brother Austin. Her family includes maternal grandparents Paula and the late Bill Dempsey; paternal grandparents, Tony and Mary Jo Wainscott; great-grandparents Mary Stafford and John and Barbara Colligan.

  • It's tea time

    The second “Tea Time” to support the Owen County High School Basketball team will be held Oct. 26 at 1:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Owenton.
    Individuals, groups of friends, organizations or businesses may host a table, decorate that table to a theme of their choice, invite guests, and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea with a presenter on women’s interests and door prizes.  The cost for a table of eight is $120. Table sponsors will need to set up their table from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. to allow time for judging.