Today's News

  • Judo team shines at Tennessee Open tourney

    The Owen County Judo Team competed in the 2011 Tennessee Open State Judo Championship March 12 in Columbia, Tenn.
    The team started out the 2011 season strong.  Freshman Josh Ritchie suffered a broken collar bone earlier in the year but came out confidently with good clean throws in both of his matches and brought home first place in his division.

  • Playing for a cause

    Saturday was a great day for golf.
    The 12th Annual Charlie Satterwhite Memorial Golf Shamble was held Saturday at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley.
    Windy and chilly conditions did not dampen the spirits of those who came to play golf and enjoy a good meal. The tournament raises money for the Satterwhite Fund which supports the Trust for Life Organ Donation Program. Some of the proceeds also go to help the Owen County Senior Citizens Activity Fund.

  • Rebel bats come alive

    The results may not have been what they wanted, but there were positive signs last week for the Owen County baseball team. The Rebels played five games last week and won two, but the team scored double-digit runs in three of the contests.
    Owen County began the week with a 19-10 win over Frankfort.
    They then dropped a 5-2 decision to Lloyd. The Rebels then produced another offensive outburst as they defeated Eminence, 13-2.
    The team then closed out the week with a pair of games at Pendleton County. The Rebels dropped the first 12-10 and the second 9-6.

  • Softball team earns some early revenge

     It was a week that offered mixed results for the Owen County softball team. The Lady Rebels played a pair of games against 31st District rivals picking up a win and a loss.
    The week began with a game in New Castle against Henry County. The Lady Wildcats got the best of the Lady Rebels with a 6-1 win.
    Owen County then remained on the road as they travelled to Warsaw to take on Gallatin County. It was the second meeting between the two schools in nine days.

  • Youth soccer results

     Here are some results from last week’s Owen County Youth Soccer League:

    U-10 Mixed
    March 31
    Gallatin – 4 vs. O.C. Galaxy – 3
    Cody Dempsey, Katie Hensley, Jonah O’Banion and Courtney Dempsey played excellent defense for O.C. Galaxy. Mason Marlette tallied numerous saves playing goalie. Emma Herdman, Jason Gray, Cody Brummley, Hannah Reynolds and Isabella Herdman played awesome offense. Scoring for O.C. Galaxy were Isabella Herdman with 2 and Reynolds with 1.

    April 2

  • Owen track team runs at Henry County

    The Owen County High School track team spent Saturday in New Castle. The team took part in the Henry County All-Comers Meet. Both the boys and girls had strong performances.
    For the girls, Andi Wash finished fourth in the 100-meter dash with teammates Ashley Williams and Andi Buford placing seventh and eighth. Jessica Wilhoite placed ninth.

  • Wallace’s legacy

    During the formal public opening of the new facility, Maurice Bowling Middle School Principal Jo Ella Wallace, right, was honored by the district for her dedication to the young people of Owen County by having the new gymnasium bear her name. Wallace was presented a plaque by Owen County School Board Vice Chairman Brian Young.

  • Hospice finds a new home

    Hospice of the Bluegrass has significantly expanded its facilities and moved into its new 21,000 square foot campus at 643 and 663 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    The new campus will enhance services provided by Hospice to its four-county service area that includes Anderson, Franklin, Owen and Woodford counties.

  • Local agencies recognizing National Public Safety Week

    It only takes a moment for an injury to happen — a fall on a stair, a moment’s glance away from the road, a biking or sports-related injury, a medication mix-up. But it also takes just a moment to protect against injuries and make communities safer.
    In recognition of National Public Health Week, Three Rivers District Health Department, Owen County Health Center, wants to remind the public that “Safety Is No Accident.”
    Here are some ways that Owen County Health Center is helping the community stay safe:

  • DAV mobile services to be in the area for vets, families

    So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they’ve earned. There’s so much to know and so many changes from one year to the next. That’s why the nonprofit DAV offers help. The DAV mobile service office will be at the following locations to provide the best counseling and claim-filing assistance available.  
    The mobile service office is free to all veterans and members of their families.
    •April 18 — 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
    Northern Kentucky Chapter No. 19,
    3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring