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Today's News

  • Rebels getting their kicks

    Boys soccer

  • Middle-school Rebels stay perfect on gridiron

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School Rebels are not just beating people on the football field  - they are dominating.
    In the last two weeks, the Rebels have played two games that have not been close. They defeated Gallatin County 48-0 and Frankfort 36-6.
    Against Gallatin County, the Rebels got off to a fast start when Nolan Tackett connected with Patrick Osborne for a 40-yard touchdown. Austin Riggs made good on the 2-point conversion put MBMS on top 8-0 before the crowd had settled into the bleachers.

  • Vollyball squad looks to bounce back

    The Owen County High School volleyball team suffered a pair of setbacks last week.
    The team began the week by dropping a 3-2 decision to Carroll County.
    They dropped the first set before coming back and winning the next two. They could not close deal however as they dropped the final two sets to lose the match.
    Owen County would get back on the winning side of the scoreboard the next night as they dominated Newport in a 2-0 win.
    The momentum would not last however when they hosted Trimble County on Thursday.

  • Golf teams play well at State All ‘A’ Classic

    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels are accustomed to the pressures of playing in the State All ‘A’ Classic Golf Tournament. They proved as much on Saturday.
    After struggling early, the team was able to play their way to a fifth-place overall finish at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course.
    “We got off to a slow start but played better on the back nine,” Owen County Head Girls Golf Coach David Wainscott said.

  • Runners come in fifth at Grant County

    The Owen County Cross Country team took part in the 39th Annual Grant County Invitational on Saturday. Hunter Trenary finished fifth overall out of 147 total runners.
    Cory Hudnall finished 31st. Logan Bitler, Keith Stout, Kyle Flood, Evan Lozier and Howy Herring also ran helping the team finish 10th out of 22 teams.
     

  • Harris, Sizemore named Green Scholars for Outstanding Academic Achievement

    Jenna Harris and Josie Sizemore of Owen County High School have been named State Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority for their outstanding academic performance in high school.
    Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

  • Harris, Sizemore named Green Scholars for Outstanding Academic Achievement

    Jenna Harris and Josie Sizemore of Owen County High School have been named State Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority for their outstanding academic performance in high school.
    Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

  • Lessons in Leadership: Local officials share insights to governing

    By Tyler Bush
    and Dallas Stafford
    For the News-Herald

    Most of us involved in the class of 2012 Leadership Owen County would readily agree that we have learned lots of new things about our county and Government Day was no exception.

  • Farm Service News: Deadline approaches for non-insured assistance program agriculture crops

    Producers are reminded of upcoming application deadlines for the Non-insured Assistance Program.
    NAP is designed to reduce financial losses that occur when natural disasters cause a catastrophic loss of production for an eligible crop by providing coverage equivalent to catastrophic insurance.
    Producers enrolled in the 2012 NAP program need to provide actual production to the Farm Service office to establish an actual production history yield.

  • Public invited to land extravaganza Saturday

    By Chris Schimmoeller
    President, Woods & Waters Land Trust