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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Kay’s Branch News: Branch slowly welcomes spring

    The weekend was beautiful. Everybody on the Branch was outside doing clean up work on their yards. I got the front bed under the kitchen window raked and cut out the dead vines. It looks so much better.
    Fay was out cleaning her beds to get ready for new plantings and Wanda and Ray went to Joyce’s to trim her pampas grass.

  • Wedding announcement: Powers-Northern

  • Wedding announcement: Ogden-Cannon

    Mr. and Mrs. Scott Ogden of Monterey along with Ms. Amy Thomas of Frankfort would like to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shelby Anne, to Cory Lee Cannon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Tuttle of Owenton and Mr. David Cannon of Stamping Ground. The ceremony will take place at 4:30 p.m. on May 24 at the Stamping Ground Baptist Church. A reception will follow at David Cannon’s home in Stamping Ground. Invitations will be sent to out of town guests only.  All family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Judo team takes third at state

    The Owen County Judo Team competed Saturday at the O. J. Helvey Kentucky State Judo Championship at Southern High School in Louisville. Cobra Judo of Louisville placed first; Bowling Green Judo took second; and Owen County Judo placed third with 46 points.

  • Rebel boys win Carroll County meet

    The Owen County High School boy’s track team had a good night in Carrollton on Friday night.
    The team took part in the Carroll County Invitational against the likes of Carroll County, Eminence and Switzerland County from Indiana.
    The Rebels easily finished first with Carroll County, second; Switzerland County, third; and Eminence, fourth.
    In the 100-meter dash, Drew Smith finished sixth; Kyler Law, seventh; Logan Dunavent, ninth; Logan Bitler, 10th; Evan Lozier, 11th; Dakota Humphries, 13th; Brandon Lewis, 14th; and Connor Jacobs, 15th.

  • Lady Rebels finish second

    The Owen County High School girl’s track team brought home a second-place finish from the Carroll County Invitational  Friday night. The Lady Rebels finished just four points behind first-place finisher Switzerland County from Indiana.
    In the 100-meter dash, it was Andi Burford crossing the finish line first with Hailey Hatchett coming in third; Julie Herrman, eighth; and Jessica Herrman, ninth.
    Julie Hermann was fifth and Jessica Herrman sixth in the 200-meter dash.

  • No repeat performance for Rebel baseball team

    It was not to be for the Owen County High School Rebels.
    The Rebels entered play in the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic on Thursday hoping to repeat as champions. Owen County won three games in last year’s tournament to claim the title. Their stay this season would last only one game.
    Carroll County and Owen County faced off on Thursday night.
    While the Rebels enjoyed success last year, the Panthers lost their first game a year ago to Walton-Verona High School.

  • Lady Rebels fall in All ‘A’ tourney

    The Owen County High School softball team took part in the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic last week. The results were not what they had hoped for.
    The team began the tournament by taking on Walton-Verona. The Lady Bearcats would get the best of the Lady Rebels winning 14-4 in five innings. It was the second time this season Walton-Verona has defeated Owen County. The Lady Bearcats defeated the Lady Rebels 5-1 on March 26 in Owenton.
    Walton-Verona would defeat Gallatin County 5-4 in the championship game.