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Today's News

  • More honors for Rianna Gayheart

    The post-season honors continue to pile up for Owen County High School junior Rianna Gayheart.
    The Lady Rebel guard had already been named Eighth Region Player of the Year.
    Last week, she received more recognition.
    She was named honorable mention All State by the Lexington Herald-Leader.
    Gayheart was also selected to play for the Kentucky Junior All Stars.
    Her team will be taking on the Kentucky Senior All-Star team the week before the seniors play the Indiana Senior All Stars.

  • Lady Pioneers slip past Lady Rebels

    Like everyone else, the Owen County High School softball team has been dealing with weather issues for the past week. The team was only able to get in one game last week.
    The Lady Rebels traveled to Independence last week to take on the Lady Pioneers of Simon Kenton.
    Despite a home run from Hannah Neeley and a 3 for 4 day from Courtney Waldrop, the Lady Rebels fell 7-3.
    Even with the good days from Neeley and Waldrop, the Lady Rebels struck out 11 times in the game.

  • Tournament champions

    The Owen County Judo Team hosted the 2011 Rebel Judo Invitational April 16.  Approximately 161 competitors from 23 teams gathered at Owen County High School.  In the overall team competition, Owen County took first with 43 points. See the caption for more information about the results.

  • Rebels grab first district win of the season

    The Owen County High School baseball team did something last week they did not do all of last year.
    The Rebels knocked off the Wildcats of Henry County to pick up their first win in district play this season.
    Things did not get off to a great start April 25.
    Henry County scored three times in the top of the first inning.
    The score remained 3-0 until the bottom of the third when Stone Osborne belted a home run to right-center field to cut the deficit to 3-1. It was the fifth long ball of the season for Osborne.

  • Judo club announces winners from fund-raiser

    The Owen County Judo Team’s annual Easter fund-raiser was a huge success. Organizers want to send thanks to everyone who supported the fund-raiser. Pictured are this year’s winners.
     

  • High school honor roll

    Ninth-Grade
    Super Honor Roll
    Jarrod Ball, Allison Dempsey, Leah Johnson, Kayla Miles

    Regular Honor Roll

  • Elementary school honor roll

    Third-Grade
    Super Honor Roll

  • Kay’s Branch News: Easter Bunny gives way to Easter Duck

  • Wheatley News By Rena Kendall

    The Wheatley Community Center has scheduled a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Community Center.  There are several items of business that need to be discussed including  repairs on the building.  One family from the Wheatley Community  donated a new gas furnace, so plans need to be made for this installation.  We certainly appreciate their generous contribution.

  • Birth Announcement: Peyton Reese Bodenhamer

    Peyton Reese Bodenhamer, born 11:37 p.m. on April 21, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. She weighed 8 lb. and 1 ounce. She is the daughter of Jackie and Josh Bodenhamer of Dry Ridge. Her siblings are Corey Lane Clifton and Joshua Kendrick Bodenhamer. Her maternal grandparents are Steve and Sandy Lengel of Owenton. Her paternal grandparents are Paul and June Bodenhamer of Williamstown.