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Today's News

  • At the Library | Jan. 11, 2017

    Lego Lab
    Work together or alone to make amazing Lego creations. Appropriate for all school age children, from 3:15-4:30 p.m., today (Wednesday).
    Storytime for Preschoolers

    Join Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for the children.
    Home School Program -- What A Disaster!
    Learn all about volcanos, tornados, floods and more. Build a model volcano and make a tornado in a bottle at 1 p.m., Thursday.
    Reading Rebels Book Club

  • A Comback win for the Lady Rebels

    Owen County won a couple of games on the hardwood last week. One was a close, come from behind win while the other was comfortable from the beginning.
    The team hosted Lloyd Memorial Jan. 3.
    The Lady Rebels jumped out to a 9-2 lead to begin the game before the Lady Juggernauts found their footing. Once the visitors settled in they would come back and take a 25-23 lead at the half.

  • Walton-Verona Bearcats roll by Rebels in 57-51 win

    The Owen County Rebels traveled to Walton-Verona Jan. 3 for a contest with the Bearcats.
    The Rebels entered the game with a nine-game winning streak over Walton-Verona. The last time the Bearcats defeated the Rebels was on Dec. 19, 2011, when they won 63-58. This would also be a close contest with Walton-Verona coming away with the 57-51 victory.

  • Livestock Market Report | Jan. 11, 2017

    Jan. 4, 2016

    Cattle Receipts: 288
    Last week: n/a
    Last year: n/a

    Feeders: 219
    Slaughter: 60
    Replacement: 9

    No trends due to the holidays, but a steady undertone noted on all classes.

    Slaughter cows made up 18 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 3 percent, replacements 3 percents and feeders 76 percent. The feeder supply included 35 percent heifers, and 28 percent bulls. Near 13 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

  • Purchase improved clovers for frost seeding now

    by Steve Musen

  • Start getting geared up for pruning trees in February

    by Jeneen Wiche

  • Slap across face not always surefire cure for hiccups

    by Roger Alford

  • Psalm 91 may not have magical powers, but is healing

    For Christmas I gave my husband Psalm 91.
    Not all of it, just the first two verses:
    “Whoever dwells in the shelter of the most high will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God in whom I trust.”
    I found an artist on the Etsy website who hand paints scripture verses, white lettering on rustic gray paper.

  • Church News | Jan. 11, 2017

    First Baptist Owenton
    We give thanks to the Lord for the uplifting day of worship. Our pastor returned to the study in John with a message entitled “Highway to Hell” from chapter eight verses 21-30. Jesus confronted the religious leaders of their horrifying destination due to their self-sufficiency, worldliness, unbelief and ignorance. Sunday evening we examined Genesis four which revealed the root cause of the worldwide flood.

  • Basketball teams back after holiday break

    With the end of the holiday break, things are about to get busy for the Owen County basketball teams.
    The boys were in action last week as they picked up their first district win of the season defeating Eminence 62-60. Three Rebels reached double figures led by Patrick Osborne who scored 15 points. The senior also pulled down 11 rebounds in the win. Walker McDonald notched a double-double of his own scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Austin Fitzgerald scored ten points.
    The win improved Owen County to 5-7 overall and 1-3 in 31st District play.