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Today's News

  • Farmer Reese Holbert family comes together for dinner

    The descendants of Farmer Reese Holbert met at the Owen County Extension Center for their annual reunion on Sept. 15.
    All there enjoyed a beautiful day and shared a wonderful pot-luck lunch.

  • Ninety-five turn out for annual Goodrich family reunion

    The Goodrich family reunion that was held Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Hide-A-Way Hills clubhouse had a really good turnout. There was 95 family members and guests in attendance.

  • 4-H News: Enjoy the perks of being a 4-H’er

    The new school year is off and going, and so is the new 4-H program year. Chances are if your young person has an interest, 4-H has a program that explores it.
    Not only does 4-H provide an opportunity for its members to try something they think they might enjoy, but 4-H’s programs are designed in a way that 4-H’ers will learn many valuable life skills in the process.

  • Rebels drop fourth-straight on gridiron

    The Owen County High School Rebels’ home opener on Friday night got off to a good start.
    Unfortunately, it didn’t end so well for the Rebels.
    Owen County High School Head Football Coach Adam Fowler pulled out all the stops for the first play of the game against Lloyd Memorial High School.
    “I was tired of waiting on things to happen,” Fowler said.

  • Rebel Ramblings: Thomas Nelson

    Friday at Owen County High School • 7:30 p.m.

    • Thomas Nelson High School is located in Bardstown and is in its first year of varsity football.
    • The Generals are 0-4 on the season and are coming off a 62-0 loss at home to Christian Academy of Louisville.
    • Thomas Nelson is coached by Greg Brohm, who played football at the University of Louisville and was a member of the 1991 Cardinals team that played in the Fiesta Bowl.

  • Lady Rebels pick up win on the pitch

    The Owen County High School girls soccer team played a pair of home games last week.
    In one game, the team picked up a big district win and lost the other to a 10th Region opponent.
    On Sept. 11, the Lady Rebels hosted Carroll County High School. After playing to a scoreless tie at the end of regulation and overtime, the two teams settled matters in a shootout with the Lady Rebels coming out on top in the 1-0 win.
    Owen County’s Autumn Gover got credit for the shutout in goal.

  • Soccer team hopes to shift momentum

    The Owen County High School boys soccer team is hoping to change its momentum in the next week.
    In four contests last week, the team failed to secure a victory.
    The Rebels began the week on the road at Holmes.
    Owen County defeated the Bulldogs 3-2 on Aug. 31 in the Owen County Invitational Tournament.
    On Sept. 10, it would be Holmes who would get a bit of revenge as they knocked off Owen County, 5-0.

  • Owen County youth football league results

    BY TONY CURTIS
    Director of Owen County Park and Rec. Youth Football

    Sept. 8
    Midgets (Owen County), 27
    Pendleton, 6
    Owen County got the ball first in the first quarter of the game.
    In the first play of the game, quarterback Kellon Robinson took it for a 20-yard rush. On the very next play Kade New broke to the outside for a big rush and a touch down.
    New then followed blockers up the middle for the extra point to put Owen up, 7-0.

  • Girls golf team wins two matches

    The Owen County High School girls golf team was in action at Fairway Golf Course last week.
    On Sept. 10, the Lady Rebels took on both Henry County and Ryle in a nine-hole match. They would come out on top over both.
    Shelby Power fired a 36 to pace the team. Debbie Farrar fired a 45; Lydia Merrifield, 51; Morgan Woodyard, 54; and Grace Chilton, 56.
     

  • Paving the way - street repairs continue around Owenton

    Traveling in Owenton just got a little bit smoother.
    Pavement work approved by the Owenton City Council earlier this summer was completed Sept. 4.
    Eaton Asphalt Paving Company, Inc. performed the work at the cost of $121,024.
    The work was initially estimated at $110,000, but more streets were added to the list to be paved.