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Today's News

  • 4-H News: Deadline for the 4-H shooting camp nears

    Over the past 20 years, Kentucky 4-H youth development agents and volunteers have helped thousands of youths learn responsibility, life skills and the safe use of firearms through the Shooting Sports Education Program. Opportunities abound for young people to get involved with this program. Once such opportunity is the statewide camp opened to young people ages 9 through 13. This year’s camp is April 2nd through 5th at Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp.

  • Sophomore superlative: Williams scores 1,000th point

    The Owen County High School Rebels picked up a district win on Thursday night against Eminence High School.
    In the process, Carson Williams made history.
    Near the end of the third quarter of the Rebels’ 57-44 victory, Williams made a free throw to give him his 16th point of the game. The shot also gave him the 1,000th point of his career which made him the youngest player in OCHS history to reach that mark.
    “It feels good,” Williams said. “My brother (Sawyer) got it and my sister (Kelsey) got it and it is nice to join them.”

  • Girls make early exit from All ‘A’

    When the brackets for the 2015 Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic come out, there is one team the Owen County High School girls basketball team will not want to see on their half of the draw - the Walton-Verona High School Lady Bearcats.
    On Jan. 14, the two teams met for the fifth-straight year in the tournament. They squared off in the quarterfinals at Carroll County.
    After holding a slim 5-2 lead after the first quarter, the Lady Bearcats took control in the second quarter and raced out to a 25-10 lead at halftime.

  • League organizing for 2014 spring soccer action

    Spring soccer registration is now available.
    Until Jan. 31, the sign up fee is $50. After that date, the fee increases to $60.
    Coaches for  spring 2014 soccer are needed. US Youth Soccer module training for coaches and parents registration is required. If you are interested in coaching a team, a coaches form must be completed.

    Download registration form
    Forms and more information are available at www.eteamz.com/ocysl/

    U10 and U12 teams travel

  • Kays Branch News: While the rest of county was dry, too much water was my problem

    I got in wood last week to last out the deep freeze and wasn’t out of the house, literally, till Wednesday morning.
    I suited up and went to Frankfort to play dominos with my friends.

  • Owen Historical Society News: ‘When I was young’ starts many great tales

    They produce love and laughter, heartache and tears and build a tapestry of personalities that connect and bond together to create families. Each family member reflects the past, present, and future; and family stories etch themselves into memories and nourish souls.
    Preserving family stories presents challenges to modern man.

  • Lady Rebels drop district contest

    They wish they could play the second quarter over.
    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels headed to New Castle Jan. 10 to take on Henry County High School.
     The two teams played a hard fought first quarter as the Lady Wildcats took a 14-11 lead in to the second eight minutes.
    In the second quarter, the Lady Rebels offense struggled to put the ball in the basket as they were unable to score.
    Henry County took advantage and opened up a 28-11 lead at intermission.

  • Rebels knock out Wildcats in overtime

    The Owen County High School Runnin’ Rebels have played three road games against 31st district foes this season and two of those games have gone to overtime.
    The Rebels hit the road on Friday night to take on Henry County High School.
    The two teams played a hard fought physical contest Dec. 20 in Owenton. Owen County pulled away that night to win 57-40.
    Friday night was another tough contest that needed extra time to determine a winner.

  • Harris joins Union College dean’s list

    Megan Nicole Harris of Worthville, a student at Union College, was recently named to the school’s fall 2013 dean’s list.
    The dean’s list at Union is composed of undergraduates who have completed at least 15 hours of graded work with a 3.33 grade point average, no grades of incomplete for the semester and no grades of C or below for the semester.

  • Relay for Life to hold kickoff

    The Relay For Life of Owen County kickoff will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17 at the Owen County Extension Building. A spaghetti dinner will be prepared by the Homemakers Association. Following the dinner you can learn more about the “Race To the Finish” theme and register your Relay team for 2014.
    The cost of the spaghetti dinner is $10 and you may RSVP to Kim Morgan by calling 502-750-1750 or email at kmorgan350@gmail.com.