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Today's News

  • PROPERTY TRANSFERS | September 2016

    George W. and Josephine F. Donaldson to Josephine F. Donaldson, Lots #1,#2 and #3, Eagle Creek Subdivision.
    George W. and Josephine F. Donaldson to Josephine F. Donaldson, Lot #1, Eagle Creek Subdivision
    Schwartz Chiropractic Center PLLC to First Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Office Building and Lot, $142,500.
    Golden Triangle Realty LLC to Schwartz Chiropractic Center PLLC, House and Lot, $130,000.

  • At the Library | Oct. 12, 2016

    Senior Health Fair
    Adults, senior adults and their caregivers are invited to attend our annual health fair. Receive flu shots, vitals checks, medication reviews, healthy eating tips and diabetic and heart health education. You will also be treated to healthy snacks and be enrolled to win great door prizes. The event is from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today (Wednesday).
    Bluegrass All Stars
     Decorate a plain drawstring backpack perfect for sporting gear, books or clothes. All school-age children welcome. The event begins at 3:15 p.m. today (Wednesday).

  • Battening down the hatches before winter

    Fall is definitely here. I looked at the thermometer at the kitchen window this morning when I got up, and it was 39 degrees. Fay said it was 41 at her house. It always gets colder in this valley. There is always frost here before it gets to the top of the hills. Fay was talking about losing her flowers before long. I don’t have to worry about mine. They are all plastic. Neither drought nor frost affects them.

  • Owenton Rotary Club looks to boost membership

    By david lilly
    Owenton Rotary Club
    The Owenton Rotary Club #3744 in District 6710 had their first meeting Aug. 19, 1925. This Preliminary meeting was held at the old Farmers National Bank. They were helped by and Sponsored by the Frankfort Club in June 1925, and the club was chartered on Sept. 8, 1925.  
    The first official meeting was held at the Nicholas Hotel on Oct. 2, 1925.  They had their meetings there until the hotel was closed in the 1960s.

  • Local Marathon offering U-Haul rentals

    U-Haul Company of Kentucky is pleased to announce that Owenton Marathon has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Owenton community.
    Owenton Marathon at 105 S. Main St. will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items, boxes and in-store pick-up for boxes.
    Hours of operation for U-Haul rentals are 24 hours a day, every day for customer convenience.

  • Community Events | Oct. 12, 2016

    Adult health clinic will be Oct. 12
    An adult health clinic will be conducted at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Hwy. 22, Owenton, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., today (Wednesday).
    Flu shots will be offered (please bring insurance for billing, if you do not have insurance flu shots are $45), along with veteran affairs information, St. Elizabeth Healthcare (CPR, Primewise, Stroke and Cardiac Education, etc.), cardiovascular education, blood pressures, healthy eating, and more.
    Enjoy healthy snacks, education, area resources and door prizes for adults.

  • Generations
  • Soccer teams finish regular season

    The Owen County soccer teams wrapped up their regular season last week. The boys and the girls both played road games last Monday at Gallatin County and Tuesday at Carroll County.
    On Monday evening the boys dropped a 6-2 decision to the Wildcats. Wade Cammack and Brandon New each scored goals while Kameron Kelly and Caleb Wilhoite had assists. The Rebels would then lose to Carroll County on Tuesday night 4-0.

  • 42-0: Rebels blank Raiders

    The Owen County Rebels have dominated Trimble County on the gridiron as of late. That dominance was on full display in Bedford as the Rebels defeated the Raiders 42-0 on Friday night. It was the second straight season the team has shutout Trimble County.
    In the five meetings before Friday’s game in Bedford, Owen County was 5-0 having won by a combined margin of 201-24.
    The Rebels scored via the ground and through the air in the victory. Three different players scored rushing touchdowns while Ty Smith tossed touchdowns to three different Rebels.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    Owen County won 30-18 last year in Owenton.
    In the last ten meetings between the two schools, the series is even at 5-5.
    The Panthers are coached by Lee Downey who is in his second season.
    Carroll County finished the season 5-6 in 2015.
    The Panthers have not enjoyed a winning season since 2012 when they finished 7-4.
    In other district action on Friday night, Walton-Verona (5-3, 3-0) hosts Trimble County (1-7, 0-2). Gallatin County has a bye.