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Today's News

  • Lady Rebels win in New Castle

    After suffering their first loss of the season last Monday night the Lady Rebels bounced back nicely on Friday night at Henry County.
    Owen County began last week at Bellevue on Monday. The Lady Rebels entered the game with a 5-0 record. They got off to a good start as they jumped out to an 11-3 lead midway through the first quarter. The Lady Tigers would respond as they finished the quarter strong to cut the deficit to 16-12 after eight minutes.

  • A happy holiday for two long- suffering fan bases

    The weather in Cleveland and Chicago may be frightful but knowing your teams won championships this year is so delightful.
    2016 was a good year for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Chicago Cubs, and their fans.
    In June the Cavaliers, led by their homegrown hero, LeBron James rallied to defeat the Golden State Warriors to claim the team’s first NBA Championship. The team that was founded in 1970 had reached the finals twice before but came up short each time.

  • Livestock Market Report | Dec. 21, 2016

    Dec. 14, 2016

    Cattle Receipts: 791
    Last week: 886
    Last year: 489

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers under 600 lbs. $2-$3 lower, over 600 lbs. steady- $2 higher, afternoon sales sharply lower on a very light demand. Feeder heifers under 500 lbs. $2-$3 lower, over 500 lbs. steady- $3 higher, afternoon sales sharply lower on a very light demand, slaughter cows and bulls steady- $1 lower.
    Feeders: 723
    Slaughter: 60
    Replacements: 8

  • Managing horses in the wintertime

    by Steve Musen

  • Good tools make great gifts for the gardener in your life

    by Jeneen Wiche

  • A ‘nightmare’ fire leaves 23 horses dead in Lexington

    By Fernando Alfonso III
    Lexington Herald-Leader
    Ranch hand Peter Evsich, 55, sat in his pickup truck smoking a cigarette Sunday afternoon while watching over the smoldering ruins of a horse barn, with 23 dead horses somewhere under the barn’s collapsed metal roof.
    The Thoroughbreds were part of a group housed in a barn at the Mercury Equine Center off Russell Cave Road. The fire started just after midnight and may have been due to lightning or an electrical issue, said owner Eric Reed.

  • Smelly old basketball shoes sell for $104,000

    by Roger Alford

  • Because we know darkness, we can appreciate light

    When I first met Charlie Campbell, he was at the end of his rope — the end of his hope.
    Earlier this year, his wife had a series of strokes that left her paralyzed on her right side and bedridden.
    Himself disabled, he has been caring for his wife and two daughters, one who is autistic.
    A man in the community told me about Charlie and his need, among other things, for a wheelchair-accessible van so he could get his wife out of the house so she could feel normal again.

  • Church News | Dec. 21, 2016

    Owenton First Baptist
    A full day of worship was enjoyed by all this past Lord’s Day. We began with a message on the blessings of his birth, in which our pastor revealed that because of his coming we now can enjoy the blessing of God with us, God in us, and God for us. Our adult choir then brought their special Christmas musical that brought great glory to God. The evening service was filled with the voices of our children as they presented the Christmas production, “Too Busy.”

  • Fish and Wildlife working to eradicate shad at Elmer Davis Lake

    Fishing this coming year could improve thanks to the Kentucky Department Of Fish and Wildlife's efforts to eradicate shad on Elmer Davis Lake.
    Shad, a nuisance fish, has become a problem in the lake and efforts are being made to bring back the balance of sport fish for better quality fishing.
    The Lakes 12 foot drawdown process began Oct. 15, with the lake dropping approximately 3 inches a day. The shad eradication began last week.