Today's News

  • Baseball team improves win total by two

    The Owen County baseball team improved their win total by two last week. The Rebels started and ended the week victorious with a loss in between.
    The team was on the road at Villa Madonna April 24. Owen County would strike for four runs in the first innings and went on to defeat the Blue Lightning 7-1. Patrick Osborne had a three-hit game while scoring two runs. Josh Spaulding and Grant McMillen each collected two hits. Cameron McAnally pitched six innings and struck out ten to earn the win on the mound.

  • Lady Rebels score back-to-back wins

    The Owen County Lady Rebels won back-to-back games on the diamond last week. The wins snapped a three-game losing streak.
    Before winning twice, the team dropped an extra-inning contest on the road in New Castle last Tuesday. Henry County got the best of the Lady Rebels, winning 6-5 in nine innings. It was the second time this season Owen County has lost a 31st District game by one run in extra innings. They also lost 2-1 in nine innings in Carrollton on March 20.

  • Livestock Market Report | May 3, 2017

    April 26, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 688
    Last Week: 977
    Last Year: 562
    Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold $2-$4 higher, slaughter cows $4-$6 lower, bulls $4 lower.
    Feeders: 581
    Slaughter: 91
    Replacements: 16
    Slaughter cows made up 12 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 1 percent, replacement cows 2 percent, and feeders 85 percent. The feeder supply included 42 percent steers, 38 percent heifers, and 20 percent bulls. Near 31 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

  • Stored forage and baleage meeting May 11

    by Steve Musen

  • The difference between a spring and summer bloomer

    by Jeneen Wiche

  • Pilot’s seat can be scary if we don’t know how to fly

    by Roger Alford

  • Prayer colaition reaching out to Owen County’s body of believers

    On April the 27 the Owen County Prayer Coalition, Pray Owen County, met at the home of Letha Lowe. This was the second such meeting she has held since accepting the KPC position as the county coordinator. The seed for the formation of the Kentucky Prayer Coalition was planted in 2014 and grew to fruition through ongoing intercessory prayer by many who have a passion for covering our state and it’s leaders in prayer. In 2016 Aprile and Howard Hunt became the official leaders and coordinators of the KPC effort across Kentucky.

  • Church News | May 3, 2017

    Old Cedar Baptist
    We had a great day Sunday at Old Cedar. David Stahl was our guest and he shared in music and testimony with us and blessed all who came.
    He is so talented and gifted as a singer and musician and we hope to have him back soon.
    Cecilia Webber sang a beautiful song entitled, “Even If.” It was spot on for what we have been going through as a church.

  • Thomas pleads not guilty in alleged shooting

    Derrick Mays Thomas, the alleged shooting suspect in a February incident on Old Columbus Road, pleaded not guilty in Owen County Circuit Court April 18.
    Thomas, 23, allegedly shot his girlfriend’s father and sister in an altercation that took place at 2060 Old Columbus Rd., Feb. 17.
    The altercation began after Thomas contacted Elizabeth Neal, 22, about picking up their two daughters, ages 1 and 3.

  • ‘Miss Susan’ brings prestigious award back to Owen County

    Thursday morning, Owen County Public Librarian Susan Hampton walked into work and found a jar of pickles on her desk. To the rest of the community, a jar of pickles may seem like just a sweet present from a friend’s garden, but to the library community, the gift symbolized a prestigious award.