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Today's News

  • 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.
     

  • Wedding announcement: Ball-Brewer

    Jay and Patsy Ball of Owenton and Paul and Debbie Brewer of Port Royal are proud to announce the marriage of their children, Kim Molina Ball and Paul Brewer Jr., who were united together in marriage Dec. 14, 2013 in Henry County. The couple will unite with their new family including children, Jacobi Brewer and Brooklyne Brewer.
     

  • Birth announcement: Livie Jane Glass

  • Birth announcement: Lexi Rae Martini

    Danielle Mears and Zac Martini of Richmond are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lexi Rae Martini. Lexi arrived at 3:04 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. She weighed 5 lbs. 14 and a quarter ounces and was 19 and a half inches long. Lexi was welcomed by her proud grandmothers, Terri Mears of Sweet Owen and Lynda Martini of Guilford, Ind., along with six great-grandparents and many aunts and uncles. Lexi’s grandfathers are David Mears of Owenton and the late Jeffrey Martini.
     

  • Walking for children

    The CHD Awareness Walk is scheduled for Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  at the Owenton First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
    Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the live entertainment from local gospel groups/individuals, shop our various vendors for your loved ones Valentine’s Day gift while supporting the walk, eat lunch with us and bring your children to enjoy our Kid’s Corner where we will have an inflatable slide, face painting and crafts.

  • All I’m saying is ... Community reacts to water crisis exactly as it should

    People say that the true nature of a person is revealed in a time of crisis.
    If that’s the case, then the people of Owen County should be proud of the character that was on display during last week’s water crisis.

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    When the taps dried up last Tuesday morning, nearly every group, department, business, organization, congregation and agency jumped into action.

  • Owen County WMU will discuss human trafficking at meeting

    The Owen County Association WMU will host its winter quarterly meeting at Cedar Hill Baptist Church on Saturday, Jan. 18, beginning at 10 a.m. followed by a light brunch.
    The group would appreciate each church to supply one brunch item if possible.
    However, if there is inclement weather a one call will be made to the church’s WMU/Contact person canceling the meeting. The group has set Jan. 25 as an alternate date at this time.