Today's News

  • Looking Back | Dec. 21, 2016

    Dec. 21, 2011
    5 years ago
    Owen team honored for

    When disaster strikes Owen County, the Owen County Emergency Management team has continuously been at the ready to assist citizens across the community.

  • Bad news always comes in threes

    I found out why Fay wasn’t answering her phone last Monday. She was in Lexington. Bruce’s heart began to beat too slow, and he wasn’t feeling so good so they took him to Lexington on Friday evening and he was in the hospital till Tuesday. He had to have a pacemaker put in. He can’t do anything but rest and watch TV for at least six weeks.

  • Wedding: Rogers-Mears

    Ciara Nicole Rogers and Dalton Mears are pleased to announce their forthcoming marriage.
    Ciara is the daughter of Johnny and Regina Rogers of Corinth. She is a 2015 graduate of Owen County High School. She is currently employed by Maurices and attends Georgetown College where she is pursuing a degree in elementary education.

  • At the Library | Dec. 21, 2016

    The Library will be closed Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.  Happy Holidays to all or wonderful patrons!  See you next year!
    Evening Book Club
    We will discuss Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. Snacks included. Our next books is A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines.
    Adult Exercise
    Come to the library to follow Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds fitness DVD. This fat-burning fitness program is a gentle and effective form of exercise that helps you burn fat naturally for lasting results, beginning at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 23.

  • MBMS announces science fair winners
  • Strong fall season for judo team
  • Rebels welcome climate change

    The Owen County Rebels are hoping a change of scenery will be just what the team needs to turn things around after a rough last week.
    The Rebels, who are in Florida for the KSA Events Holiday Tournament, suffered a pair of setbacks last week. Both defeats came at the hand of 31st District opponents.

  • Lady Rebels win in New Castle

    After suffering their first loss of the season last Monday night the Lady Rebels bounced back nicely on Friday night at Henry County.
    Owen County began last week at Bellevue on Monday. The Lady Rebels entered the game with a 5-0 record. They got off to a good start as they jumped out to an 11-3 lead midway through the first quarter. The Lady Tigers would respond as they finished the quarter strong to cut the deficit to 16-12 after eight minutes.

  • A happy holiday for two long- suffering fan bases

    The weather in Cleveland and Chicago may be frightful but knowing your teams won championships this year is so delightful.
    2016 was a good year for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Chicago Cubs, and their fans.
    In June the Cavaliers, led by their homegrown hero, LeBron James rallied to defeat the Golden State Warriors to claim the team’s first NBA Championship. The team that was founded in 1970 had reached the finals twice before but came up short each time.

  • Livestock Market Report | Dec. 21, 2016

    Dec. 14, 2016

    Cattle Receipts: 791
    Last week: 886
    Last year: 489

    Compared to last week: Feeder steers under 600 lbs. $2-$3 lower, over 600 lbs. steady- $2 higher, afternoon sales sharply lower on a very light demand. Feeder heifers under 500 lbs. $2-$3 lower, over 500 lbs. steady- $3 higher, afternoon sales sharply lower on a very light demand, slaughter cows and bulls steady- $1 lower.
    Feeders: 723
    Slaughter: 60
    Replacements: 8