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Today's News

  • Rebels bring Knightfall

    T.T. Knight arrived late for their playoff match with Maurice Bowling Middle School Saturday. Thanks to the Rebels, any hopes T.T. Knight had of advancing to the next round ended early.
    The Rebels picked up their first ever playoff win Saturday night by dominating the Bobcats, 38-14, at Patterson Field.
    MBMS scored 30 points in the first half to put the game away.

  • Volleyball season ends in tournament

    The 2011 Owen County  High School Lady Rebels have done something no other volleyball team has done.
    With their win last week over Grant County in the first round of the 32nd district tournament, the Lady Rebels advanced to their first district championship game. The win also meant they would get the chance to play in their first-ever eighth region tournament.

  • Owen countian to show goat at international livestock expo

    Sawyer Williams of Owenton has an entry in the Boen goat division of the 38th annual North American International Livestock Exposition.
    NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show with more than 23,000 entries and nearly $700,000 in prizes and awards. Scheduled for Nov. 5-18, the event takes place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Go green and save money this Halloween

    With all the costumes, candy, and decorations, Halloween can be a lot of fun, but it can be costly — not only to your pocket book but also to the environment. Think green this Halloween
    These tips will help you treat your pocket book and Earth right on the spooky night.
    Costumes
    • Reuse costumes or design new costumes using clothes and materials you already have.
    • Hold a costume swap party. Trade costumes from previous years with friends and neighbors.

  • Birth Announcement: Jocelyn Lydia Boutwell

    Tim and Tiffany Boutwell would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Jocelyn Lydia. She arrived Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, weighing in at a healthy 9 pounds, 7.6 ounces. Her proud siblings are Nash Boutwell and Haileigh Noll. Grandparents include Lydia and Blaine Boutwell of Wheatley and Jeff and Nan Stafford of Indepence.

  • Jocelyn Lydia Boutwell

    Tim and Tiffany Boutwell would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Jocelyn Lydia. She arrived Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, weighing in at a healthy 9 pounds, 7.6 ounces. Her proud siblings are Nash Boutwell and Haileigh Noll. Grandparents include Lydia and Blaine Boutwell of Wheatley and Jeff and Nan Stafford of Indepence.

  • Kay’s Branch News: Around here, everyone shares triumphs and tragedies

    The golf gods were evidently listening, because we had a very nice day to play to play Wednesday. It was cloudy but no rain nor wind. There were 28 ladies signed up to play and 28 showed up. That is a first. I think everybody had a very good day. I want to thank Gilbert and his staff for making our outing a success. All the ladies enjoyed the homemade pies. They always go out of their way to make us feel welcome.

  • Owen County District Court - Oct. 14, 2011

    Joann M. Adams, 1974, non-payment of fines, continued to Oct. 28.
    Joann M. Adams-Blackmore, contempt of court, continued first appearance, in jail, $265.55 bond set, continued to Oct. 28.
    Joann M. Adams-Blackmore, 1974, contempt of court, continued first appearance, in jail, $168.47 cash bond set, continued to Oct. 28.
    Joann Blackmore, contempt of court, in jail, $542.25 cash bond set, continued to Oct. 28.
    Joann Adams Blackmore, contempt of court, in jail, $407.75 cash bond set, continued to Oct. 28.

  • Owen County Historical Society News: Fay Shelton continues to share with community

    After Fay Shelton suffered from a bout of rheumatic fever at the age of 5, her mother sold a cow to purchase a piano for her daughter. Thus began a life-long love of music, which included a career as a music teacher in the Owen County School System.

  • No cease fire in the battle of the bulge

    Guest columnist - Nancy Gaston

    Everyone knows that eating three to five servings of vegetables each day is necessary for good health. Howver, what if you’re like me and hate most of the vegetable kingdom? Would it be acceptable to count hash browns and French-fried potatoes as part of that daily vegetable requirement? On the other hand, is it necessary to adorn my cheese-crust-filled frozen pizza with thin slices of carrots and celery?