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Today's News

  • At the Library | April 26, 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.

  • OCHS, MBMS announce honor roll for third nine weeks

    Ninth Grade Super Honor Roll: Alli Gill, Samantha Mason and Shelby York
    Ninth Grade Honor Roll: Janelle Aguazul, Elizabeth Ashcraft, Shelby Barnes, Isabella Cammack, Hailey Chamberlin, Dylan Cobb, Kailey Cram, Mitchell Culbertson, Kelsey Davis, Shannon Dezarn, Ethan Fitzgerald, Ariella Hansford, Braden Howard, Connor Jacobs, Brandon Lewis, Jacob Lilly, Miranda Maddox, Lindsey Melford, Eva Messer, Canaan Osborne, Kevin Smith and Cailey Stedam

  • WMU collects items for REACH, seniors

    by joan kincaid
    On Saturday morning the Owen County Association WMU Spring Quarterly meeting was held at Richland Baptist Church. The meeting started with a fresh boost of sugar from the assortment of pastries, coffee and juice. Everyone in attendance enjoyed the fellowship and pastries.
    Squiresville Baptist, Anna Cook, presented the prayer calendar. Kim and Danny Duvall shared their beautiful talent by bringing the special music. It touched our hearts. Mandy Holbert blessed us with a song on her guitar.

  • Are you getting the proper amount of sleep?

    by Judy Hetterman

  • Lady Rebels pick up district win

    The Owen County softball team earned their first district win of the season last week.
    After dropping their 31st District opener at Carroll County earlier this season, the Lady Rebels defeated Gallatin County 9-1 last week in Owenton. It was the fifth straight win over the Lady Wildcats.

  • Walking off winners

    The Owen County Rebels only had three hits last Tuesday against Williamstown. They made the most of them.
    Grant McMillen drove in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Rebels picked up a 2-1 over the Demons. The win snapped a two-game losing streak and improved Owen County to 7-3 on the season.  The Rebels have now won four straight games against Williamstown.
    Cameron McAnally pitched six strong innings, allowing just four hits and striking out eight.

  • Third place finishes at NCKC Championships

    by brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    The Owen County track team enjoyed a successful trip to the NCKC Championships last week in Verona. Both the girls and the boys finished in third place overall.

  • Livestock Market Report | April 25, 2017

    April 19, 2017

    Cattle Receipts: 977
    Last week: 903
    Last year: 972

    Feeders: 845
    Slaughter: 100
    Replacements: 32

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers sold $3-$5 higher, heifers $4-$6 higher except 500-600 lbs. were $5-$7 higher, slaughter cows $4-$5 higher, bulls $3-$4 higher.

  • Fireflies can help control garden pests

    by Steve Musen

  • Fire restores prairie without incident

    by Jeneen Wiche