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Today's News

  • Baseball team picks up win over Trimble Co.

    The Owen County High School baseball team picked up a win last week.
    The Rebels played three straight games last week dropping the first, winning the second and falling in the third.
    The first game came on the road April 16 at Anderson County. Owen County was no match for the Bearcats who won the game 10-0. It was the first time the two teams had met since May 2012 when Anderson County knocked off Owen County 2-1 in the opening round of the Eighth Region Tournament.
    On April 17, the Rebels hosted Trimble County.

  • Girls track team finishes second

    The Owen County High School girls track team finished second on Friday night at the Grant County Invitational. The team finished behind Boone County and ahead of Dayton which finished third.
    Nicole Jacobs finished fifth in the 100-meter dash while Andi Burford was fourth and Sara Wilhoit came in 15th in the 200-meter dash.
    Veronica Chisholm was sixth and Mikala Byers seventh in the 400-meter dash. Autumn Hunter placed fifth in the 800-meter run.
    Hunter was also fourth in the 1600-meter run with Samantha Tamplin coming seventh place.

  • Williams wins statewide honor

    Owen County High School standout Carson Williams has been named  to the Louisville Courier-Journal third team all-state team.
    Williams finished the season ranked second in the state in rebounding with 13.8 rebounds per game; third in field-goal percentage at 70.1 percent; and 10th in scoring with 24.3 points per game.
    Williams also joined the 1,000 point game club and is the youngest player to reach 1,000 points in program history.
    Williams is also the first sophomore to receive all state recognition in the history of OCHS boys basketball history.

  • Owen Co. softball earns first victory

    The Owen County High School softball team picked up win number one last week.
    The Lady Rebels traveled to New Castle April 15 to take on Henry County High School.
    Owen County’s last victory of 2013 came there when the Lady Rebels defeated Eminence in the first round of the 31st District Tournament.
    Their first victory of 2014 would come in New Castle this season as Owen County knocked off Henry County 3-2. The victory snapped a four-game losing streak to begin the season.

  • Boys run to third-place finish at Grant

    The Owen County High School boys track team was in Dry Ridge on Friday night where they took part in the Grant County Invitational. The team performed well enough to finish in third place.
    In the 100-meter dash, Kyler Law finished fifth; Drew Smith, seventh; and Dakota Humphries, 15th.
    In the 200-meter dash, it was Mariano Bolanos placing seventh; Logan Bitler, eighth; and Rhyan Hatchett, ninth.
    It was Hatchett coming across the finish line fifth in the 400-meter dash with Dakota Pence, seventh; Kaleb Wilhoite, eighth; and Keith Stout, ninth.

  • MBMS soccer team off to strong start

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School girls soccer team has gotten out of the gates fast this season.
    The Lady Rebels are 5-0 after posting impressive wins. The team did not give up a goal in the first two games defeating Williamstown, 10-0, and St. Patrick, 8-0.
    They also have a 6-3 win over Henry County High School.
    The team played its closest contest of the season so far against Calvary Christian at Walton-Verona.

  • Owen Historical Society News: Author shares tales of Native Americans

    A fringed linen frock wrapped itself around his lean, lanky frame. A decorated sheathed knife, suspended from a cord around his neck, and a powder horn cradled along his side produced an image of the early American frontier.
    His diminutive Shawnee wife, her calico shirt displaying trade silver, accompanied her husband; and 250 years of history surrounded these two figures of the past as they made their way into the present

  • Owen County District Court - April 11, 2014

    Danny L. Carrier, 1980, flagrant non-support, continued to April 25.
    Thomas Dean, 1973, theft by deception, pleaded guilty, fines and fees, court costs waived, owes $91.11.
    Thomas Dean, 1973, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $200, $375 fees, alcohol drug education classes, operator’s license suspended for 90 days, court costs, owes $843, payment plan.
    James C. House, 1977, theft by unlawful taking.

  • Owen County Circuit Court - April 8, 2014

    Sean E Armstrong, 1971, first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree sexual abuse victim under 12 years old, promoting a sexual performance by a minor under the age of 18, promoting a sexual performance by a minor under age of 18, promoting sex performance by minor under 16 years of age, continued to June 10.
    Robert James Craig, 1977, show cause deferred, owes $9,800 restitution, $500 restitution fee, to pay $100 a month, remand.
    William Anderson Currans II, 1984, probation violation, continued to April 22.

  • Owen County Property Transfers for March 2014

    Warren D. Tibbetts and Matthew A. Tibbetts to Joy Lorraine New Tibbetts and Warren D. Tibbetts, Ky. Route #36.
    James Benjamin and Linda Metts to David and Teresa Owens, Twin Creek Road, $45,500.
    Gary and Jane Tackett to Big Un LLC, Cull Pepper Road & Marshal, $48,000.
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Warren Hamilton, lot 10, East Ridge Subdivision.
    Warren and Malinda Hamilton to Warren and Malinda Hamilton, lot 10, East Ridge Subdivision.