Today's News

  • Rebel Ramblings

    The Rebels defeated the Warriors 40-8 last season.
    Eminence is 4-5 on the season. They have lost three straight.
    After scoring 236 in their first six games, the Warriors have scored just 18 points in the last three games.
    Eminence is coached by Tye Lawson who is in his first season.
    Other games this week involving district teams includes Carroll County travelling to Dayton while Gallatin County hosts Middletown Christian from Ohio. Walton-Verona and Trimble County are each off.

  • Livestock Market Report | Oct. 26, 2016

    Oct. 19, 2016

    Cattle Receipts: 643
    Oct. 12: 580
    Last year: Not available

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold steady-firm, except 500-600 lbs. which were $2-$3 higher, heifers under 600 lbs. $2-$3 higher, over 600 lbs. steady, slaughter cows and bulls steady.

    Feeders: 590
    Slaughter: 48
    Replacement: 5

  • Autumn in Kentucky gardening

    by Steven Musen

  • Planting garlic, digging sweet potatoes

    by Jeneen Wiche

  • Wisdom is refusing to step on a freshly mopped floor

    by Roger Alford

  • Family is not easy and going home is often not heaven on earth

    Every few years I go home.
    Although home for me for the past 25 years has been here in Florida, “home” home is Southern California. My DNA is a combination Valley Girl and the OC.
    Last week I went home to attend my only, and therefore by default, favorite sister’s 40th wedding anniversary party.
    I missed her wedding 40 years ago when I was living in Maine and very, very pregnant with my daughter Alison, who also flew out to California from her home in Maryland, along with my favorite only granddaughter, Caroline.

  • Local Church News | Oct. 26, 2016

    Monterey Baptist Church News
    Our fall festival was a big success Friday night with 10 Trunk-or-Treat stations and over 100 children and adults joining us for the fellowship. Thanks to everyone who donated and volunteered to make the night a success.
    October is Pastor Appreciation Month and our church family presented Pastor Jeremy with a new couch for his office on Sunday morning as a token of our appreciation for all he does for our church and church family.

  • Students help carry on legacy of forgotten war hero

    Who will pass on the stories of our ancestors? Who will embrace the variegated colors of everyday life and leave a memorably written record of the past?
    The responsibility of sharing someone’s life story belongs to family members, friends and all those who realize the treasure of the past and its impact on the future.
    Many delightful and moving stories of Owen countians are recalled and recorded  in the “Owen County, Kentucky Family History Book,” available from the historical society for $60.

  • Looking Back | Oct. 19, 2016

    Oct. 19, 2011
    5 years ago
    Rebels capture district crown: Owen County stays perfect with emotional homecoming win

    Homecoming is about crowns. Before the game, Whitney Boothe was crowned homecoming queen.
    When the clock ran out on the contest, the Rebels were crowned district champs.
    Owen County improved to 8-0 Friday night with a convincing 33-6 win over Carroll County High School.

  • At the Library | Oct. 19, 2016

    Personal Medicare Review or Enrollment