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Today's News

  • Church news for July 9, 2014

    Elk Lick Baptist
    Bro. John’s sermon was on Matthew 26:27-28, “Power In the Blood.”
    All the goats, sheep, doves or anything they scarified weren’t good enough. They had to keep sacrificing to cover their sins.
    Jesus’ blood was shed on the cross once for the atonement for our sins. Jesus’ blood has the power to redeem. Jesus’ blood can free us from eternity in hell and separate from him in his heavenly glory.
    Louise Johnson sang “Without Him.”

  • Baseball Rebels advance to region

    By reaching the 31st District championship game May 23, the Owen County High School baseball team assured a third-straight trip to the Eighth Region baseball tournament.
    They were also hoping for something a little more as well.
    The Rebels began the tournament May 19 in New Castle and needed two wins to reach the championship game.
    The defending district champs played like it on the first two nights as they knocked off Eminence 10-0 in the first round and Gallatin County High School 5-0 in the semifinals.

  • 2014 Summer Reading Program’s “Science” theme features Mr. Bond and The Science Guys

    The 2014 Summer Reading Program theme at libraries across the United States is “science,” and Nashville’s Mr. Bond and The Science Guys are excited for another summer of introducing and making science fun for kids at libraries in South Carolina, Virginia,  

  • Napier graduates with bachelors degree

    Tammy Clifton Napier of Frankfort and formerly of Owenton received her bachelors degree from Mid Continent University in a ceremony  held in Mayfield on May 10. Napier graduated magna cum laude with a 3.9  GPA and majored in psychology and counseling.  She is a 1976 graduate of Owen  County High School.

  • Sawyer Williams named to dean’s list

    Sawyer Williams makes Carson-Newman University’s spring 2014 dean’s list
    Sawyer Williams of Owenton was among students honored recently with inclusion on Carson-Newman University’s dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester.
    Students earning a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while taking 12 or more credit hours are awarded the distinction of Dean’s List honors.
    Carson-Newman University is a private, Christian liberal arts institution in Jefferson City, Tennessee,

  • Wedding announcement: Dugan-Cochran

    Mick and Shelly Cochran of Grandview, Texas and Cylinda Bedford of Kennedale, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their loved ones Cameron Chase Cochran and Charissa Rene Dugan.  Charissa is the daughter of Tracey White and the late Dennis Dugan.  A September wedding is planned.

  • 4-H News: Roaring ‘20s take center stage at 4-H Fashion Revue and Variety Show

    The Owen County 4-H held its 67th Annual Fashion Revue and Variety Show May 16 at the Owen County Extension Office.
    Nearly 30 4-Hers modeled in the fashion revue, while four took part in the variety show portion of the evening. Thank you to Molly Gamble for acting as narrator. The theme this year was “Roaring ‘20s.”
    Over the past several months, each member worked on building their sewing skills by completing garments or non-clothing items.

  • Hitzfield earns masters

    Tim Hitzfield of Owen County, right congratulates his wife, Lori Hitzfield, for graduating this month with a masters of arts in teaching/special education from the University of the Cumberlands.  Lori Hitzfield is currently a teacher for Boone County schools and also holds a bachelors degree in English and associates degree in pre-law from Thomas More College.
     

  • Owen County District Court - May 23, 2014

    Nicole Black, 1972, contempt of court, unsecured bond, monthly payment.
    Bryan Briede, second-degree burglary, receiving stolen property, pleaded not guilty, continued to June 6, appointed public attorney, waive to Oct. 20.
    Jeremy Deming, 1986, second-degree burglary, receiving stolen property under $10,000, pleaded not guilty, continued to June 6.
    Helena Renee Douglas, 1975, fugitive from another state.

  • Owen County Circuit Court - May 20, 2014

    Joann Adams (Blackmore), 1974, show cause deferred, owes $23,454.94 total, to pay $100 a month, bench warrant set for $24,000.
    Autumn L. Darrell, 1993, first-degree complicity possession of heroin, tampering with physical evidence, complicity drug paraphernalia, pleaded guilty, sentencing set for June 23.
    Alexander C. Fitzgerald, 1988, owes $1,256 in fines and costs.
    James Clinton House, 1977, flagrant non-support, to pay $100 a month.
    James E. Howard, 1989, show cause deferred, owes $465 total, to pay $50 a month, bench warrant set for $500.