Today's News

  • Weekend Gardener By Jeneen Wiche: Chinese chestnuts ready for harvest

    As the vegetable garden winds to an end, I turn my harvest chores to the figs, persimmons and Chinese chestnuts. Our nut grove is now a sheep pasture, which is prefect for them because they have pasture and shade from all sorts of nut trees. As it turns out, it looks like my ewes and I share a favorite in the Chinese chestnut. After they eat their daily grain ration, they snack on chestnuts that have fallen to the ground.

  • Youth Soccer League Results 10-05-11

    Under 8 • Saturday, Sept. 24
    HotShots – 5 vs. Frogs – 0
    The HotShots dominated the game offensively from the opening whistle, but the Frogs’ defense, led by goalie Brooke Ogden, held them to just 1 goal in the first half, scored by Destiny Goodrich. While Frogs’ goalie, Kristin Heard, made several saves in the second half, the HotShots scored 4 more goals. Lilly Chappell added 2 to her season total, while Conner Eades scored his first and second goals of the season. Goodrich earned assists on both of Eades’ goals.

  • Church News for Oct. 5, 2011

    Cedar Hill Baptist

  • Sports notes: Oct. 5, 2011

    Boys Soccer

  • Rebel Youth Football Results

    The following are results from recent action in the North Central Kentucky Youth Football League:

    Midget Division
    Grant Co. Gold 24, Owen County 13
    The young Rebels jumped on top in this contest with a touchdown run by Bailey Carrier and conversion by Cameron Bond to lead 7-0.
    However, the Braves Gold scored 24 unanswered points to surge ahead, 24-7. Eli Rice added a touchdown in the last minute for the Rebels.

    Owen County 20, Pendleton Co. 19

  • Girls golfers will return to state tourney

    For the second time in three seasons, the Owen County High School girls golf team is headed to the KHSAA State Golf Tournament.
    The team qualified by finishing second last week at the sixth-region tournament at Twin Oaks Golf Course. Notre Dame won the tournament.
    “Our girls have played consistent all year and proved it again in the regional tournament,” Owen County High School Girls Golf Coach David Wainscott said. “The parents and I are very proud of these girls.”

  • PERFECT: Rebels run winning streak to six games

    Friday night was about two things. The first was getting another win. The second was earning some respect. Owen County got both.
    Thanks to a stout defense and an efficient offense, the Rebels remained perfect on the season by picking up their sixth win, 27-6 over Walton-Verona.
    “We made big plays at the right time,” junior wide-receiver Chris Day said.
    Day made three of those “big plays,” scoring a trio of touchdowns.

  • Lloyd Vannarsdall named to Owen’s Educator Hall of Fame

    On Sept. 13, members of the Owen County Retired Teachers’ Association and invited guests met for their annual picnic at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley.
    The members appreciate so much Gilbert England and his staff for their wonderful hospitality.
    A delicious potluck meal was followed with entertainment by a men’s quartet, Pay it Fourward. The group sang a variety of musical styles — including gospel, barbershop and doo-wop — much to the delight of all attendees. Two of the members of the group were taught by several of our retired teachers.

  • Birth announcement: Danielle Grace Rowland

    Danielle “Dani” Grace Rowland was born Sept. 2, 2011, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort. She is the daughter of Kirby Rowland and Jade Cammack.
    She weighed 8 pounds, 8.5 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Dani is welcomed into the world by her happy granddparents — Dana Burke of Monterey, Dale Rowland of Lawrenceburg and Johnny and Beverly Cammack of Lawrenceburg.

  • Birth announcement: Haleigh Jo Thrasher

    Staci and Nick Thrasher would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Haleigh Jo. She was born June 21, 2011, at University of Kentucky Medical Center, and she was 6 pounds, 14.7 ounces and 19.5 inches long.