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Today's News

  • Odd Fellows earn their degrees

    On Nov. 3, Darrel Baker from Owenton, Emmanuel Lodge #213 and John Taylor from Jonesville, Willis Lodge #9 completed their degree work for their Odd Fellow Lodges.
    The work was conducted by an Indiana degree team in Lorraine, Lodge #4 in Louisville.
    A meal furnished by Lorraine Lodge was enjoyed by all who attended.
    Emmanuel Lodge #213 will be sponsoring a blood drive Jan. 4, 2013.

  • EKU senior receives recreation scholarship

    Eden Fisher, Owenton, a senior at Eastern Kentucky University, received the Student Scholarship Award from the Kentucky Parks and Recreation Society at a banquet in Frankfort on Nov. 14.
    The award is given annually to recognize a current undergraduate student pursuing a career in parks and recreation.

  • Kay’s Branch News: Thanksgiving means family time down here

    It seems the year comes and goes faster every year. I have hardly put away the lawn mower and I’m changing the house from the beautiful fall colors to the red, green and gold of Christmas. Yes, I said Christmas, can you believe it’s less than a month away?

  • Rebels earn postseason honors

    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels had an incredible year on the golf course in 2012.
    The Lady Rebels won the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic and the Sixth Region championship. It was the fourth All ‘A’ title in a row and the first Sixth Region title in school history.
    As a result of the success, the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association has named Shelby Power to the All Region Team in the Sixth Region. Power finished off a great season by winning the Sixth Region individual title.

  • Owen countians shine at University of Tennessee Judo Championship

    The Owen County Judo Team competed in the 2012 University of Tennessee Judo Championship  Nov. 17  in Knoxville, Tenn.  James Thompson took second out of 13 in the senior men’s brown/black belt division. Kaelee von Hellens placed third in the 11/12-year-old girl’s division.

  • Oh Deer: Grace Chilton

    Grace Chilton, 12, shot a doe and button buck while hunting with her father Tim.  She was hunting on Jim and Katie Gibson’s farm in New Liberty.

  • Oh Deer: Austin Burton

    Austin Burton harvested this buck during a recent hunting trip.

  • Oh Deer: Bob Coubert

    On Nov. 15, Bob Coubert, the son of Ann Keith, shot an 11-point buck on his grandparents’ farm on Cull Road.

  • Oh Deer: Billy Joe West

    Billy Joe West, 11-year-old grandson of Don and Jackie McDonald, killed a 7-point buck on his uncle’s farm in Owen County.

  • Lady Rebels start new campaign

    Another season of Lady Rebels basketball is under way.
    Owen County tipped things off Tuesday night on the road at Shelby County.
    The results were not available by press time.
    The Lady Rebels are coming off a season where they finished 24-7 and reached the semifinals of the Eighth Region Tournament.
    Shelby County finished 16-9 last year and lost in the 30th District Tournament to Collins. Owen County defeated the Lady Rockets 58-28 a season ago.