Today's News

  • MBMS announces honor roll for second nine weeks

    Editor’s note: Due to errors in the digital list submitted by Maurice Bowling Middle School, some names were omitted and others were incorrectly listed. The schools have now corrected problems with the lists for the newspaper to reprint today.


    Fifth-Grade Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll

    All “A” Honor Roll


  • At the Library | Jan. 25, 2017

     Western Wednesday

    Come join us for our screening of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance starring John Wayne and James Stewart from 1-3 p.m., today (Wednesday). 

    After School Movie — Balto

    This exciting adventure movie is based on a true story about the sled dog who led a famed mission of mercy for Alaskan children in 1925. Popcorn provided at 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25.

  • Rebels score district win against Carroll County

    by brian blair

    N-H Sports Reporter 

    The Owen County Rebels went to Carroll County on Tuesday night looking for their first win of 2017. 

    They would get it as they knocked off the Panthers 58-42. The win avenged an earlier season loss at home to the Panthers. The Rebels used a big second half to pull away from the Panthers after the two teams were tied at 22-22 at halftime. 

  • Busy week ends with tough loss for Lady Rebels

    They were seconds away from having a perfect week. 

    A busy week of basketball ended with disappointment for the Owen County Lady Rebels on Saturday. Gallatin County grabbed a rebound after a missed free throw and scored in the closing seconds to defeat the Lady Rebels 44-42. The basket came after Owen County led 41-38 with just over forty seconds to play in the game. 

  • Livestock Market Report | Jan. 25, 2017

     Jan. 18, 2017


    Cattle Receipts: 423

    Last week: 635

    Last year: Not available 


    Feeders: 379

    Slaughter: 32

  • It’s not too soon to think about calving season

    by Steve Musen

    Calving season will be here before we know it. Providing sound management during that time can mean more live calves, which translates to more profit for you.

    It is important to have a short calving period to allow frequent observation and assistance if needed. Some specific things a producer can do to limit calf loss include:

  • Don’t forget what’s in the root cellar for daily meals

    by Jeneen Wiche

    Perhaps this can be a reminder of the payoff of “putting up” the garden in spring, summer, and fall: We have extended our homegrown eating pleasure into the winter months with some basic preservation methods. If you froze, dried, canned or otherwise preserved fresh fruits and vegetables in 2016 do not forget about them (or horde them for some unreasonable time). 

  • Parrots need to be careful where they say ‘here kitty, kitty’

    by Roger Alford

    A distraught woman called 911, desperately seeking help to find her missing parrot.

    “We can’t help you with that, ma’am,” the dispatcher told her. “This number is for real emergencies only.”

    “But you don’t understand,” the woman persisted. “This is a real emergency. The only thing he knows how to say is: ‘Here kitty, kitty.’”

  • As Christians, families kept together through love and grace of God

     Have you seen “This is Us?”

    It’s an NBC drama on Tuesday nights that follows the Pearson family: three siblings -- Kevin, Kate and Randall -- and their parents, Jack and Rebecca.

    Actually, Kevin and Kate are two-thirds of a set of triplets. The third triplet, Kyle, died at birth.

  • Church News | Jan. 25, 2017

    Monterey Baptist 

    We are very happy to welcome the Todd Woodyard family into our MBC family. We are excited to know what God has in store for this family. 

    Wednesday night has something for all ages. The Rock Stars (children) meet in the sanctuary, the men’s Bible study meet in the fellowship hall and the women’s Bible study meet in the youth room. All begin at 7 p.m.