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Today's News

  • Rough stretch for Runnin’ Rebels

    Since the calendar turned to 2017 things have not gone well for the Owen County Rebels on the hardwood. The team has won just a single game in the new year and saw their current losing streak expand to five last week.

  • Lady Rebels suffer setback at home

     by brian blair

    N-H Sports Reporter

    The home court has been kind to the Owen County Lady Rebels the last two seasons.

    Before Saturday night the team was 14-4 at home dating back to the start of the 2015-2016 season. They had won all five of their home games this season.

  • Birth |Aaron Eugene Wolford
  • Former New Horizons surgeon returns to Owenton

    A familiar face is back in Owenton.

    Dr. Farooq Mirza, a general surgeon who spent 12 years at New Horizons Medical Center, recently began seeing patients at 155 W. Seminary St., known as the Northkey building. 

    Mirza’s office is open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the first and third Wednesday of each month. 

  • January established as Board of Education Appreciation Month

    January’s Owen County Board of Education meeting began with a celebration to recognize members of the board for all their hard work and dedication to the school district.

    The recognition kicked off as Owen County Judge-Executive Casey Ellis read a proclamation to establish January as School Board of Education Appreciation Month. 

  • Former star athletes return for hall of fame ceremony

     The Owen County Athletics Hall of Fame inducted its third class on Saturday night at Floyd Gritton Gymnasium. Rebel football standout C.W. Ware was enshrined, as was 1920 Olympian Admiral Willis A. Lee and track star Danielle Hoop. 

  • Smith’s ‘story’ includes her Owenton upbringing

    Owen County native Ashley Renae Smith is bringing a piece of the OC to the Nashville music scene with the release of her EP, “My Story.” The EP is currently sold in local businesses and several Nashville hotspots and chronicles the beginning of her big-time music journey.

    Smith’s producer, Matthew Miller, writes and co-writes the lyrics, but collaborated with Ashley on the more personal songs of the EP, paying homage to her small town upbringing.  

  • Community Events | Jan. 25, 2017

    Fifth-Sunday Hymn Sing will be at Pleasant Ridge Baptist 

    The Owen County Baptist Association will have the Associational Fifth-Sunday Hymn Sing at 2:30 p.m., Sunday. It will take place at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Come out and listen, sing a solo, and have a good time singing some great hymns. 

    OCHS Dual Credit Informational Meeting

  • Lead once extracted from Gratz and Moxley communities

    Sought after by both the American Indians and the early frontier settlers, it was necessary when hunting game in the wilderness, and a means by which an army attained victory on the field of battle. 

    Round balls, molded from lead, was the ammunition of early America. They were used in muskets and the famous Kentucky rifle, and this vital commodity helped conquer the American frontier.

  • Looking Back | Jan. 25, 2017

     Jan. 25, 2012

    5 years ago

    Rebels head to All ‘A’ State tournament after winning championship over Walton-Verona: ‘A’ great achievement

     

    The Owen County Rebels were expected to play an unscheduled road game Jan. 26. None of them were complaining.