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Today's News

  • Flying high

    The Owen County High School volleyball team began the season with three straight losses. They ended it with three straight wins.
    The Lady Rebels hope the momentum that comes with those wins helps them as they prepare for the 31st District Tournament that gets underway this week at Carroll County.
    Owen County finished out the regular season last week three matches at home.
    On Oct. 1, they hosted  Williamstown.

  • Lady Rebels golf team fall short of cut

    Golf is a game of what ifs. What if I had made that putt? What if I had kept the ball in the fairway?
    For two members of the Owen County High School golf team they may be asking themselves those questions until next season.   
    The Owen County High School girls’ golf team traveled to Bowling Green last week looking to play well enough on Day 1 to have the chance to play on Day 2.
    For Shelby Power and Kennedi Dermon, they came close.
    Power fired an 87 in her opening round and Dermon shot an 88.

  • Rebels wreck Trimble homecoming

    A week after losing on its homecoming night, the Owen County Rebels ruined the evening for Trimble County.
    The Rebels traveled to Bedford Friday night and dismantled Trimble County.
    The 57-6 win may have been just what the team needed as it prepares for the final two district contests.
    “We needed to gain confidence and score some points,” Owen County High School Head Football Coach Adam Fowler said.
    In their previous two games against Bellevue and Walton-Verona, the Owen County offense had scored just 14 points in each.

  • Rebel Ramblings: Carroll County

    • Carroll County is 5-2 on the season and 1-1 in district play. The Panthers had Friday night off with a bye.
    • Speaking of the bye, since 2000 Carroll County is 8-5 after having a week off. Against Owen County the Panthers are 1-1 after the bye week.
    • The Rebels scored 57 points on Friday night against Trimble County. Since 2000, Owen County is 10-0 when they score 40 points or more.
    • The home field has been an advantage in this series the last four years. During that time the two teams have split four games with each winning at home.

  • Soccer tournament time in Owenton

    Home games are always nice but playing in comfortable surroundings is great when it comes to tournament time. The Owen County High School soccer teams have that advantage this week as they host the 31st District soccer tournament.
    The action got underway Tuesday with the boy’s semifinal action. Carroll County took on Henry County while Owen County took on Gallatin County.
    The Rebels beat the Wildcats four times this season by a combined score of 15-2.
    Carroll County defeated Henry County twice during the regular season.

  • Cross country shines at Trimble

    The Owen County High School cross country team went to Trimble County twice last week.
    Hunter Trenary came home from both trips with wins.
    On Oct. 2, the team took part in an NCKC meet at Trimble County Park.
    Trenary finished first in the boys’ race with a time of 18:08.42, nearly a minute ahead of the second-place finisher Christian Apel from Trimble County.
    Cory Hudnall finished fifth while Logan Bitler placed seventh; Keith Stout finished 12th; Evan Lozier, 15th; Mitchell Griffin, 16th; Howy Herring, 18th; and Kyle Lozier 20th.

  • Owen County Youth Soccer League results

    Orange Crush – 4 vs. Team Turtleman – 4
     In a very tight match, both Orange Crush and Team Turtleman displayed all the skills they’ve developed over the course of the season. The outcome was uncertain until the final whistle was blown.

  • PHI Air Medical to help raise breast cancer awareness

    PHI Air Medical announced a community-wide effort to educate the community and raise awareness for breast cancer in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. The campaign includes a several unique giveaway items and information pieces that are designed to educate and promote the facts surrounding breast cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths for women ages 20-59.
    While breast cancer programs are designed to raise awareness, still, too few across the country truly know the facts regarding breast cancer, which can be startling:

  • Kentucky Historical Society to host family history workshop

    The Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Genealogical Society will host a free family history workshop at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in downtown Frankfort. Topics include FamilySearch.org and other digital resources.

  • Model citizens

    Owen County Elementary School recently announced the September Citizens of the Month for the third and fourth grades.