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Today's News

  • OCHS students perform well at conference
  • The search for morel mushrooms continues

    Rain, rain, rain — that’s about it for the news from the Branch this week. I did manage to get all of the yard mowed before the deluge started. The bad storm Thursday night scared Dobbs to death. I could have slept through it, but she kept digging her way further and further under the covers and kept me awake till it subsided about 4 a.m. I thought we must have had 3 inches of rain, but Fay assured me that it was only a little over an inch and a half. She has been trying to get her flowers planted between showers.

  • Roteract Club begins at Owen County High

    by david lilly
    Owenton Rotary Club
    Mike Haines served as our March 6 speaker. Mike provided information on the Alumni Association project. They are looking to raise money for dual credit for students. Right now, 80 kids are enrolled in the program at Owen County High School. They are having a challenge that the graduation class that raises the most money will be recognized.
    On March 13 we had our St. Patrick and membership dinner with 50 individuals present. We had several new members present.

  • At the Library | May 3, 2017

    Storytime for Pre-Schoolers
    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.
    May the 4th Be With You
    Calling all Star Wars fans — celebrate the fourth with everything Star Wars, including crafts and fun. Open to all school-age children from 3:15-4:30 p.m., Thursday.
    Art Show and Reception

  • Itron closing inspires world civ. project

    In any classroom, you’ve heard it 100 times — “When am I ever going to use this?”
    World Civilization students at Owen County High School will be able to answer just that through a new economic project inspired by the closing of Itron’s Owenton facility.
    World Civilizations teacher Jenny Urie has been working for months to put her training in project-based learning to use for students and was inspired by reading of the Itron closing.

  • OCHS students of the month
  • Hope’s Hands receives donation from OCEA
  • Owen County Youth Soccer League searching for board members, coaches for fall season

    The Owen County Youth Soccer League is holding board/officer election at their upcoming annual meeting in June. If you would like to get more involved or just learn more about the league, please contact a board member or Cara Stewart at 859-699-7886. Several positions are available, including coaching positions. Don’t know much about soccer? Don’t worry. We will teach you. For more information visit www.owencountysoccer.com or our Facebook page.

  • 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.