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Today's News

  • DAR to host free genealogy workshop

    A genealogical workshop sponsored by the John Guill Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will be held Saturday, March 16, beginning at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Hwy 22E in Owenton.
     The workshop is open to anyone interested in working on their family tree, especially those interested in becoming members of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of the American Revolution or Children of the American Revolution. Participants may bring their own lunch or go out during the lunch break.

  • Morgan offers tips for what to do in case of a tornado

    Rick Morgan, Owen County emergency management director, would like to remind residents to have a family tornado plan in place and practice a family tornado drill at least once a year.  
    Before a tornado
    • Have a predetermined place to meet after a disaster.
    • Learn the signs of a tornado: dark, greenish sky; large hail; dark, low clouds; and loud roaring sounds.
    • When a tornado watch is issued, practice your drill and check your safety supplies.

  • Robot Wranglers

    Owen County VEX Robotics team recently hosted a competition at the Owen County High School. The top finishers were Fuzzy Wuzzy, The Honey Badgers, Tech Rebels 1, Iteration Happens Plan B, QT Pie, Team OCHS1, Team OCHS1, Perry Robotics, KSD Team 1, Tech Rebels 3, A Team, Tech Rebels 2, Terriers, Red Hot Habaneros, Team OCHS, Fighting Camels VEX, Yoda,  MV3, Solo, Terriers, Wahoo Brothers, Wolfman Pack, Iteration Happens w/ 177, Terriers, Maroon 5, Terriers, Terriers, Enaic, IDK, Hobo Robots and Flamingos.

  • Lady Pioneers end Lady Rebels' season

    Owen County knew the task would be tough.
    After losing in the 31st District championship game to Gallatin County, the Lady Rebels drew Simon Kenton in the quarterfinal round of the Eighth Region Tournament at North Oldham.
    The Lady Pioneers entered the contest with 26 wins after soundly defeating Grant County to win the 32nd District title.
    The two teams were no strangers to meeting in the quarterfinals. Simon Kenton had beaten Owen County twice while the Lady Rebels got the best of the Lady Pioneers two years ago.

  • Three-time champions
  • Rebels' comeback comes up short

    The Owen County High School Runnin’ Rebels scored the first basket of the fourth quarter to take the lead. They could not, however, score the last one.
    Twice in the Feb. 28 Eighth Region quarterfinal, Owen County found itself behind by at least eight points to Anderson County, but each time, the Owen County boys rallied back.
    After tying the game at 7-7 midway through the first quarter, the Bearcats ended the quarter on an 10-1 run to lead 17-8.

  • Engagement: Greene-Rukavina
  • Birth Announcement: Hudson Cruz Gray

    Jon and Abby Gray of Georgetown would like to announce the birth of their son, Hudson Cruz. Hudson was born at 7:33 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. He weighed 9 lbs. and was 20 and three-quarters inches long. The maternal grandparents are Sherry and David Lyons and Danny Cobb of Owenton. His paternal grandparents are Arkus and Janice Gray of Manchester. His great-grandparents are Chester and Emily Marston of Owenton, Vergil Cobb of Owenton and Burton Hoskins of Manchester.

  • Birth Announcement: Brenna Raye Miller

    Michael and Stacey Miller are excited to announce the birth of their daughter, Brenna Raye. She arrived at 7:45 p.m. on Feb. 5, 2013. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her proud grandparents are Billy and June Prather, Roxanne and Owen Bennett and George and Donna Miller, all of Owenton; and her great-grandfather is Herbert Prather of Owenton.
     

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