Today's News

  • Nice weather brings out the fishermen on the branch
  • At the Library | April 5, 2017

    Remember to enter our first ever photo contest. Use a smartphone or camera (old or new), submit photos that are touched, untouched or retouched -- anything! There are two age categories under 18 and 18 and over.
    Submit up to two JPEG images as an email attachment to jchancery.ocpl@gmail.com any time between now and May 1.
    Include your name, age, contact phone number and/or email address. You will receive an email reply when we receive your photos. If you do not get a reply please try again or call Jennifer at the library.

  • Judge receives Spirit of Public Health award

    Owen County Judge-Executive Casey Ellis received the Henry Bertram Spirit of Public Health Award from Three Rivers Health Department, which serves Carroll, Gallatin, Owen and Pendleton counties.
    “This award is named after Henry Bertram, who was the judge executive in Pendleton County. He was such a dedicated public servant. This award is given to someone who, like Judge Bertram, is always looking to better the communities we serve,” said Georgia Heise, Three Rivers Health Department director.

  • April is national Donate Life Month

    By Margaret forsee
    Owen County Circuit Court Clerk
    National Donate Life Month is celebrated each April to bring much needed attention to healing lives through organ, tissue, cornea and living donation. Through the entire year, Kentucky’s Circuit Clerks are dedicated to providing education and registering Kentuckians as organ donors while obtaining a license or ID.

  • University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension helps area residents to “live well”

    by Judy Hetterman

  • Baseball takes two wins in close district contests

    By brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    The Owen County baseball team took a pair of contests last week from 31st District teams. Both were one-run affairs and one needed extra innings.
    The team traveled to Warsaw on Wednesday to take on Gallatin County. On March 29, 2016, the same two teams met in Owenton with the Rebels winning 12-2 in five innings. A year later they would need 12 innings to decide the outcome.

  • Tackett signs with Indiana University South East
  • Lady Rebels defeat Cooper for five in row

    The Owen County softball team picked up its fifth win of the season on Saturday.
    The Lady Rebels began the week by traveling to Franklin County on Wednesday. Despite three hits and two runs batted in for Baileigh Young and two hits and an RBI by Haley Young the team lost 10-6 to the Lady Flyers.
    Macie Osborne and Kaitlyn Parker also picked up a run batted in.
    On Saturday, the team hosted a pair of games. They would lose a 6-0 contest to Harrison County and pick up a 5-4 win over Cooper.

  • Girls run well at Clash of the Classes

    The Owen County track team spent a chilly Saturday in Verona taking part in the Clash of the Classes.
    The Lady Rebels would finish 15th as a team.
    Katie Hensley finished 15th in the 100-meter dash while Meagan Bruener was 19th in the 200-meter dash. Hensley would also place fifth in the 400-meter dash with teammate Autumn Hunter 35th. In the 800-meter, it was Allison Bourne 16th and Jessica Herrmann 21st. Julie Herrmann was 26th in 1,600-meter and 16th in the 3,200-meter. Makenzie Duncan eighth in the 100-meter hurdles and tenth in the 300-meter hurdles.

  • Livestock Market Report | April 5, 2017

    March 29, 2017
    Receipts: 746
    Last Week: 843
    Year Ago: 733
    Compared to last Wednesday:
    Feeder steers under 600 lbs.
    steady, over 600 lbs. $2-$4 higher,
    Feeder heifers $3-$5 higher,
    good to very good demand for
    feeder classes. Slaughter cows
    and bulls steady with good
    Feeders: 670
    Slaughter: 54
    Replacements: 22
    Supply included 36 percent
    over 600 lbs. and 34 heifers.
    Feeder Steers Medium &
    Large #1-#2: 326 lbs. $146.99;